A CONFIDENT lineout thrower and natural leader, John Fogarty is a former Connacht and Ireland ‘A’ captain who has just enjoyed a successful second season with Leinster, recently picking up the IRUPA Unsung Hero award.
Born in Cork but educated at Rockwell College in Tipperary, Fogarty had a three-year spell with Munster before joining Connacht for whom he made 110 appearances.
A powerful ball carrier with a strong work ethic, the 32-year-old is a brother of fellow Ireland ‘A’ and Munster hooker Denis.
Capped 12 times at Ireland ‘A’ level, including three as captain.
|DOB||18th Oct 1977|
|Height||1.78 m (5' 10")|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 0 lb)|
|Honours||Ireland (1 caps)|
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Ahead of the game against Ulster on Friday, Leinster scrum coach John Fogarty spoke about the lessons learned from the defeat to Bath and how the province's pack will be taking those lessons into this weekend's interprovincial clash.