The death has  taken place of former Ireland rugby international Neville Furlong.

The forty nine year old was a native of Wexford and son of the late Ronan Furlong Crosstown

His death has followed an illness of over a year

He lived in Castkconnell in County Limerick and was a prominent member of Garryowen Rugby Club

Neville Furlong was twice-capped by Ireland, with both coming on the 1992 tour of New Zealand.

Before that he played minor and Under 21 football for Wexford where he grew up

He is survived by his wife and two sons


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