Former Rugby International & TV Analyst
Former Irish international David Peter Wallace is an Irish retired rugby union player, who played for Munster Ireland and the British & Irish Lions. He normally played as an openside flanker, but could also play blindside flanker and number 8. Wallace grew up in Limerick on Ennis Road, and later lived in Cork. He was educated at Crescent College.
Former Irish international Wallace enjoyed an incredibly illustrious career in rugby. Graduating from amateur side Garryowen to Munster in 1997, Wallace would go on to make over 200 appearances for the professional side scoring 205 points. Spending 15 years with Munster, former Irish international Wallace also won 9 major trophies.
Becoming an integral part to a highly successful Munster side earned David Wallace his first Ireland cap in 2000. Wallace would go on to make 72 appearances for Ireland in a stellar career scoring over 60 points. Wallace’s once again became an integral part of the Irish team winning 6 major honours with the national side. Success with the Irish squad also paved the way for Wallace’s selection on two English & Irish Lions tours.
- European Rugby Champions Cup (2) 2005-06, 2007-08
- United Rugby Championship (3) 2002-03, 2008-09, 2010-11
- Celtic Cup (1) 2004–05
- Irish Interprovincial Championship (3) 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01
- Six Nations Championship 2009
- Grand Slam 2009
- Triple Crown 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009
- British & Irish Lions Tours 2001, 2009