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#Gavin Thornbury

# gavin-thornbury - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Connacht revival presents lead contenders to break into Ireland Six Nations squad

Joe Schmidt will unveil his squad for the Grand Slam defence tomorrow, but there is precious little room for new faces.

# gavin-thornbury - Thursday 29 November, 2018

'It taught me to enjoy rugby because there's a lot of worse jobs you could be doing'

Towering Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury has been involved in Ireland training under Joe Schmidt.

# gavin-thornbury - Friday 23 November, 2018

Connacht boost as Healy and Thornbury primed for comebacks against the Kings

Andy Friend warns of the threat of ‘really impressive’ Kings.

# gavin-thornbury - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Connacht reward second row Thornbury with new two-year contract

The 24-year-old is in his second season with the western province.

# gavin-thornbury - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

AC joint to keep Thornbury out of Connacht action until 'at least November'

With a South Africa trip in store for the Westerners, a December return has been mooted.

# gavin-thornbury - Monday 24 April, 2017

Ex-Leinster lock Thornbury joins Connacht after spell in New Zealand

The 23-year-old will move to the Sportsground on a two-year deal.

# gavin-thornbury - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Ex-Leinster lock Thornbury's adventure to the heartland of New Zealand rugby

The 23-year-old is part of a Wanganui side that plays in the Meads Cup final this weekend.

# gavin-thornbury - Friday 14 October, 2016

Exiles: The Irishmen making their way in New Zealand rugby

‘They encourage offloads… It’s skills before size over here.’