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Saturday 19 April 2014

McCarthy set for Leinster switch

Mike McCarthy will join Leinster at the end of the season

Ireland international forward Mike McCarthy will leave Connacht at the end of this season and join Heineken Cup holders Leinster.

McCarthy's current Connacht contract expires next summer. He started Ireland's Tests against South Africa and Argentina last month, featuring in the second- row.

"We are bitterly disappointed to lose Mike McCarthy, who has been a popular senior member of our squad," Connacht chief executive Tom Sears said.

"While disappointed, particularly given the continued success of Connacht in recent years, we respect the individual player's decision and wish Mike every success in his future playing career."

Press Association

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