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Michael Cusack (rugby union)

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Name  Michael Cusack
Role  Rugby union

Height  1.79 m
Weight  130 kg
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Michael Cusack (born 7 November 1984 in Doncaster, England) is an English-born Scottish international rugby union player. He plays for Yorkshire Carnegie. His usual position is at tighthead prop. He has previously played for Glasgow Warriors, Newcastle Falcons and Doncaster Knights.


Professional career

He started with Leeds Tykes. From Leeds, he signed for Doncaster Knights at the end of the 2007–08 season.

Cusack moved to Glasgow Warriors in the summer of 2011.

After 48 matches for the Warriors spanning five seasons, Cusack signed for Newcastle Falcons on 1 March 2016 He played 4 matches for the Falcons in the Aviva Premiership, making 2 starts and 2 sub appearances.

On the 10 June 2016 it was announced that Cusack signed with Yorkshire Carnegie on a 2-year deal.

International career

He played for England under-19s and under-21s.

After being resident in Scotland for over three-years he became eligible for Scotland internationally. He was called up as part of Scotland's extended training squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup by head coach Vern Cotter on 2 June 2015

Named on the bench for the Ireland versus Scotland match he replaced Jon Welsh at 46 minutes to earn his first full Scotland cap and thus confirm his Scottish nationality

He then made his first start for Scotland against Italy in Turin on the 22 August 2015.


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