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Nick Doyle rising highest to win line-out possession in last year’s Towns Cup semi-final derby with Gorey

Nick Doyle rising highest to win line-out possession in last year’s Towns Cup semi-final derby with Gorey

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Nick Doyle rising highest to win line-out possession in last year’s Towns Cup semi-final derby with Gorey

Nick Doyle towers above most of those around him on the rugby field. Previously that might have applied to his height, but nowadays it's the quality of his output that leaves him at the top table of the All Ireland League Division 2C tree.

When you excel to the extent the Enniscorthy Rugby Club man has done these past few years, recognition isn't always easy to come by, however, that changed when Nick was named the Energia AIL Division 2C Rising Star award winner.

'Yeah it was,' Nick said, agreeing it was a pleasant surprise to win the award. 'You'd think you are just tipping away yourself and nobody is really taking notice of what you are doing, but then to get that will help drive me on a bit more.