(born 18 July 1978) is an Irish rugby union
footballer who plays at lock
for London Irish
. Casey is originally from Maynooth
, County Kildare
, and was educated at Blackrock College
, a Dublin secondary school renowned for producing international rugby players.
Casey joined Leinster
in 1999 and played three seasons before moving to London Irish
in July 2002, having previously played for Blackrock College RFC
and North Kildare RFC. He was the club's Players' Player of the Season in 2003–04 and was the London Irish Supporters Club Player of the Season 2004–05. .
Casey has represented Ireland
at Schools, U19, U21, Ireland 'A' and U25 levels. He made his senior debut against Australia
in 1999. On 10 June 2000
, Casey was part of the Ireland team that recorded Ireland's largest win, by beating the United States
in a 83–3 result. Casey also captained Ireland A
team in the 2008 Churchill Cup
, and was named in Declan Kidney
's Autumn internationals
squad for 2008, the squad for the 2009 Six Nations
and the summer tour to North America
in 2009. Casey has six caps for Ireland. When he played for Ireland against Canada
in May 2009, it was his first cap since 2000.
He has also played for the Barbarians
Casey is a Director of the United Kingdom board of the Christina......