W.G Rutherford

First played for the club in the 1884 season when he also gained his first cap against England at Lansdowne Road on the 4/2/1884 and a further 2 caps against Scotland on 16/2/1984 and England on 7/2/1885 and Wales in 1888 whilst with Clanwillion.
He captained Ireland against England in 1885 the first time a Munster man had been appointed Captain.

Several of his Lansdowne team mates also played for Ireland with him including P.J O’Connor, R.G Warren, T. Shanahan, M.J Bulger, and F.E Davies.

Player Stats

Position     Back row
First cap v England 4/2/1884
Last cap v Wales 3/3/1888
Caps         5