Connacht Rugby player Matthew Burke joined Michael D. McAndrew on the Sunday Sports Show this afternoon.

Born in Lewisham, London, the 23-year-old prop grew up in Ballinrobe and currently represents Corinthians in the All-Ireland League.

Matthew first began playing rugby aged 6 with Ballinrobe, before joining Galwegians in 2015, and he has represented Connacht at various age grade levels.

Burke made his senior competitive debut for Connacht in 2018 before signing a professional contract with the province in April 2019.

He told Midwest Sport that he had aspirations of playing for Mayo back in his minor days.

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