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Playing squad 2011/2012

Bob Casey

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The heart of London Irish, Bob Casey has become a club legend during his 10 years at the club, racking up 232 appearances in the process.

That legendary status was exemplified when he became only the sixth player in the club's history to reach 200 appearances during the 2010 St Patrick's Party match in front of a packed house at Madejski Stadium.

Despite the 2009/10 season's disappointing finale, Casey remained a consistent and formidable performer throughout the campaign making 27 appearances and, amongst other victories, leading the club to a memorable Heineken Cup win away to his former club Leinster.

Casey was educated at the famous rugby school of Blackrock College in Dublin before joining Leinster and subsequently moving across the Irish Sea to make his home in Sunbury.

Since then he has captained the Exiles to a Heineken Cup semi-final with Toulouse in 2008 and a Guinness Premiership Final in 2009. His undeniable form earned him a recall to the Ireland squad nine years after his last international cap.

Born in Maynooth, County Kildare, Big Bob Casey, as he is affectionately known by Exiles' supporters, has enviable leadership qualities; he is an exceptional lineout operator and a workaholic in the loose.

He made his senior debut for Ireland against Australia in 1999 but his international career stalled after gaining a fifth cap against Canada in June 2000, before his try scoring recall to the international fold in Ireland's 27-10 win over USA.

Casey was the club's Players' Player of the Season in 2003/04 and was the London Irish Supporters Club Player of the Season 2004-05. He is a patron for the Irish Charity GOAL for which he visited Kolkata over the summer.

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Recent news stories on Bob Casey:

Date Type Headline
20.05.2014 Club News Kennedy and Hodgson return to work with the London Irish Academy
16.05.2014 Club News Tomorrow’s Big (and Last) Day at The Avenue – Update
16.05.2014 Ezine News Farewell to The Avenue - 17th May 2014
02.05.2014 Club News London Irish name U15 squad for end of season festival
30.04.2014 Club News Farewell to The Avenue - 17th May 2014
14.04.2014 Club News First Team Physiotherapist
20.03.2014 Club News London Irish legend to be acknowledged at St Patrick’s Party
20.03.2014 Ezine News St Patrick's Party 2014
13.03.2014 Club News Farewell to The Avenue
29.11.2013 Club News Farewell to The Avenue
30.10.2013 Club News What’s on this Sunday
20.09.2013 Ezine News What's on
04.09.2013 Match Reports Munster second half surge sees them home
24.08.2012 Club News Ruthless Exiles emphatic winners over Munster
19.07.2012 Club News London Irish legend named Club Captain for the 2012/13 Campaign
31.05.2012 Club News Bob Casey involved in Morgan Stanley Co-operation Ireland initiative
09.05.2012 Club News Bob Casey and Tom Homer Aviva Premiership Award Winners
05.05.2012 Match Reports Sensational Irish finish season off in style
04.05.2012 Club News Bob Casey to captain Exiles in his farewell appearance
03.05.2012 Club News Kieran Roche announces retirement
02.05.2012 Club News Call to arms – Say farewell to a London Irish legend
26.04.2012 Club News Bob Casey shortlisted for Aviva Community Player Award
25.04.2012 Club News Bob Casey: A Decade at London Irish
20.04.2012 Club News Corporate Hospitality at the last home match of the season
31.03.2012 Match Reports Exiles go down against efficient Chiefs
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