Ollie Campbell

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Seamus Oliver Campbell (born 5 March 1954) was an Irish rugby union player from 1976 to 1984. He was educated at Belvedere College, a famous Irish rugby school, where his natural talent at rugby, especially his goal-kicking, shone through. This was shown when he was on the teams that won the Leinster Schools Senior Cup twice in a row in 1971 and 1972. It was only in 2005 that the College next won the cup, despite being in countless Finals and Semi Finals!

His exploits for the team were legendary, as was his battle with Tony Ward for the No.10 jersey. In 1979, aged 25, he set an Irish record on their tour to Australia when he scored 60 points. 19 of them in Brisbane which was an Irish record for points in a match against . In February 1982, he kicked all of Ireland's 21 points against Scotland to secure the Triple Crown for the first time since 1949. He won a total of 22 caps for his country, scoring 217 test points. In addition, he was also capped seven times for the British and Irish Lions, 3 in 1980 to South Africa and 4 in 1983 to New Zealand. He scored 184 points in total for the Lions. He also toured twice with Ireland, to Australia in 1979 and to South Africa in 1981.

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