Jim McCarthy (rugby)

Jim McCarthy
Full name James Stephen McCarthy
Date of birth (1924-06-30)June 30, 1924
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
Date of death April 21, 2015(2015-04-21) (aged 90)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Dolphin RFC, Blackrock College RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
The Lions

Jim McCarthy (30 June 1924 - 21 April 2015) was an Irish rugby union player who played for Munster, the Irish national team, and the British and Irish Lions.[1] He was a member of the Grand Slam winning Irish squad in the 1948 Five Nations Championship.[2]


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