Willie John McBride

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Birthday
6, 1940
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

Lock who played internationally for Ireland from 1962-1975, making 63 caps, 11 of which came as captain.

Before Fame

He didn't begin playing rugby until he was 17-years old.

Trivia

He made tours for Lions in 1962, 1966, 1968, 1971, and 1974.

Family Life

He was born in Toomebridge, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

Associated With

He was a captain while playing for Barbarian FC, immediately preceding Mervyn Davies.