Ian Nagle

Ian Nagle
Full name Ian William Nagle
Date of birth (1988-10-17) 17 October 1988
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 114 kg
School Glenstal Abbey
University University College Cork
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Cork Constitution
Cambridge University
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Newcastle (loan)
London Irish
correct as of 5 Mar 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Ireland u20
Emerging Ireland
correct as of 16 Jun 2013.

Ian William Nagle (born 17 October 1988 in Cork, Ireland) is an Irish professional rugby union player. Nagle plays as a Lock. He played his club rugby in Ireland with Cork Constitution.[1] Nagle is currently playing for Leinster Rugby in the Guinness Pro 12.

Club career


He made his Munster debut against Dragons in March 2010. Nagle was on a full contract with Munster having been promoted from the academy for the 2010/2011 season.[2] In November 2010, he was named Man of the Match in Munster's historic win over Australia in Thomond Park.[3] Nagle was part of the Munster A team that won the 2011–12 British and Irish Cup on 27 April 2012.[4]

Nagle signed a one-year contract extension with Munster in early April 2013.[5] In April 2014, it was announced that Nagle would be leaving Munster.[6]

Loan to Newcastle Falcons

It was announced in February 2014 that Nagle would be joining Aviva Premiership side Newcastle Falcons on a short-term loan.[7]

London Irish

In February 2016, Nagle made his return to professional rugby when he signed with Aviva Premiership side London Irish for the remainder of the 2015–16 season.[8]


On 16 February 2016, it was announced that Nagle will join Leinster for the 2016-17 season.[9]


He has represented Ireland at underage, playing for the under-19 and under-20 teams.

In January 2011, Nagle won two caps for Ireland Wolfhounds. He played against Scotland A and England Saxons.[10]

He was selected to train with the senior Irish national squad for their first week of training for the 2012 Six Nations Championship in January 2012.[11]

Nagle was named in the Emerging Ireland squad to take part in the 2013 IRB Tbilisi Cup on 19 May 2013.[12] He came on as a substitute against Georgia in Emerging Ireland's first game of the tournament on 7 June 2013.[13] Nagle started Emerging Ireland's second game, a 19-8 defeat at the hands of South Africa President's XV on 11 June 2013.[14] He came off the bench against Uruguay on 16 June 2013.[15]


  1. "Catching Up With Ian Nagle". munsterrugby.ie. 8 October 2009.
  2. "Howlett Agrees New Munster Deal". irishtimes.com. 7 February 2011.
  3. "Class of 2010 Excel". munsterrugby.ie. 17 November 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  4. "Munster Prove Too Strong". munsterrugby.ie. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  5. "Contract News". munsterrugby.ie. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  6. "Contract News". munsterrugby.ie. 29 April 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  7. "Holland Signs And Nagle On Loan". munsterrugby.ie. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  8. "Irish locks Sexton and Nagle join London Irish until end of season". The42. 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  9. "Leinster Rugby Announce 17 Contract Renewals and Two New Signings". Leinster Rugby. Leinster Rugby. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  10. "Nagle Starts For Irish Wolfhounds". munsterrugby.ie. 26 January 2011.
  11. "Ireland And O2 Ireland Wolfhounds Squads Announced". irishrugby.ie. 18 January 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  12. "Ireland Squads Announced For Summer Tours". irishrugby.ie. 19 May 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  13. "Keatley Kicks Emerging Ireland To Hard-Fought Win". irishrugby.ie. 7 June 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
  14. "Emerging Ireland Suffer Tbilisi Defeat". irishrugby.ie. 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 June 2013.
  15. "Second Place Finish For Emerging Ireland". irishrugby.ie. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013.

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