Paddy Johns

Paddy Johns
Date of birth (1968-02-19) 19 February 1968
Place of birth Portadown
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 242 lb (110 kg; 17.3 st)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1990-2000 Ireland 59 (20)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
Ireland 1993 7's RWC

Patrick Stephen Johns, known as Paddy Johns (born 19 February 1968, in Portadown) was an Irish rugby union player from 1990 to 2000. He played mainly as a lock and occasionally in the back-row. He won 59 caps, scoring 4 tries and 20 points. He had his international debut, on 27 October 1990 against Argentina, in Dublin, in a match won 20-18, and his final appearance came on 11 November 2000, with Japan, in a win of 78-9, again in Dublin. He played at the 1995 Rugby World Cup finals and the 1999 Rugby World Cup finals.

He studied dentistry at the University of Dublin and currently practices as a dental surgeon.

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