Who was Tom Tierney? Former Ireland international and women’s head coach dead aged 46

Tom Tierney was an Irish rugby union footballer and rugby union coach who was from Limerick and was known in the sporting scenes for his great playing and coaching careers.

Tom Tierney was a member of the Ireland men’s national rugby union team that played in the 1999 Rugby World Cup that was hosted in Wales.

Tom Tierney played rugby for teams like the Ireland men’s national rugby union team, Garryowen Football Club, Munster Rugby, Galwegians RFC, Connacht Rugby, and the Leicester Tigers.

Tom Tierney served as a rugby coach for teams like the Garryowen FC, Cork Constitution FC, and the Ireland women’s national rugby union team

Tom Tierney was born on September 1, 1976, and died on February 24, 2023, at the age of 46 years. Tom Tierney was loved by many and his death has been a piece of very sad news to many people in the world of rugby.