Skip to content

Barbarian Men

James Stephen McCarthy

Flanker

4

Matches

0

Point

Country

Ireland

Playing Record

Games
28 Mar 1948
National Stadium
Cardiff
13
3
Barbarians
16 Apr 1949
National Stadium
Cardiff
5
6
Barbarians
19 Apr 1949
Rodney Parade
Newport
5
6
Barbarians
29 Mar 1948
St Helen's
Swansea
3
12
Barbarians
Statistics
4 Games Played
1 Wins
3 Losses

James Stephen McCarthy

James Stephen McCarthy was born in Cork on 30 January 1926 and educated at CBC in the city. His early work was as a house decorator but in later years became a business associate of A J F O'Reilly [q.v.]. A member of the Dolphin club, Jim McCarthy played at wing-forward for Ireland in 28 internationals between 1948 and 1955 and led his country four times and set a new record for a forward of eight test tries.He also played for Munster against Australia (1947), South Africa (1951) and as captain against New Zealand (1953). In 1950 he toured with the British Isles to New Zealand and Australia and played in 13 matches.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

men Senior / 22 Jun 2024
Barbarians
VS
Fiji