Sunday 21 July 2019

Big honour for 'Big Dev' as lock's legendary status is confirmed

Devin Toner with his son Max
Devin Toner with his son Max Sportsdesk

Devin Toner became the 20th Official Leinster Supporters Club (OLSC) legend last Saturday evening when the Meath man's legends t-shirt was revealed.

Leinster stalwart Devin has to date amassed 226 caps over 13 seasons playing as a professional in the blue of his native province.

'Big Dev' won his first cap for Leinster in 2006, at the age of 19.

In last season's double-winning campaign he featured in 20 games, starting 19 and playing every minute of knock-out rugby in both competitions.

After the crucial victory over Toulouse, at a packed Laighin Out Bar, OLSC President Aisling O'Connor presented Devin with his t-shirt and chaired a lively Q&A.

Devin enjoyed a special day as his wife Mary and family were present to see him honoured.

Devin's son Max even got to sport his own custom 'Real Dev' t-shirt with 'My Dad's an OLSC Legend' written across the back.

The OLSC, on behalf of all supporters, were delighted to honour and thank Devin for his outstanding service.

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