'Ross, Joey and Johnny were established and I couldn't really see things changing'

08-Oct-2018

LAST YEAR, ONE of Cathal Marsh’s old school coaches, Greg McWilliams, mentioned to him that a new professional rugby competition was launching in North America.

Still a Leinster player at that stage, Marsh admits he didn’t put too much thought into the former St Michael’s teacher’s words at that time but the wheels had been subtly set in motion by McWilliams, who is now USA’s attack coach.

Fast forward a year and talented out-half Marsh is signed up to play Major League Rugby [MLR].

The 26-year-old, who left his native province at the end of last season, has joined Rugby United New York [RUNY] on a two-year deal in what is a major coup for the club and MLR as a competition.

 


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