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Munster Sign Irish-Qualified Full-Back Haley

Munster Sign Irish-Qualified Full-Back Haley

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed the signing of full-back Mike Haley on a three-year contract from the start of next season.

Mike Haley, who is 23 and from Preston in England, is Irish qualified through his maternal grandmother who hails from Tralee, Co. Kerry.

He joins the province from Sales Sharks where he has made 105 appearances for the Aviva Premiership side, including a European debut against Munster at the AJ Bell Stadium in October 2014.

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The exciting young talent has gained considerable experience over the past number of seasons, going on to win England Saxons honours on their tour to South Africa in June 2016 as well as representing an England XV against the Barbarians at Twickenham in May 2017.

Commenting on the news, Munster head coach Johann van Graan said: “We are delighted to recruit an exciting young play-maker such as Mike. At 23, he has over six years of professional rugby under his belt and will be a great addition to our squad.”

Name: Mike Haley
Position: Full-Back
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 90kg
DOB: 28/06/1994
Place Of Birth: Preston, England