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Athlone Man Makes Move To US Rugby Franchise

Luke Carty will have the chance to represent the USA at the next World Cup.

Athlone's Luke Carty has moved a step closer to playing for the USA at the 2023 World Cup. 

The 23 year-old brother of Ireland international Jack, has signed a deal to line out for the Los Angeles' Major League Rugby team today. 

He is currently part of Connacht's academy system and had been due for a move to Australia before the onset of the covid-19 pandemic.

New LA Giltinis coach Darren Coleman was due to be his coach down under. 

Carty qualifies to represent the United States through his grandparents. 

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