Garry is a Trinity dental graduate who played his schoolboy rugby in Blackrock College where he captained the Senior Team as well as the Irish Schoolboys on its first tour of Australia in 1980.
With Trinity he played on four Colours Teams and captained the side in 1985. He was also part of the team that toured Japan in 1981.
While a dental student he played on the last Dental Hospital team to win the Dublin Hospital Cup in 1982.
During his college years he also played Leinster under 20’s and Irish Universities. After his time with Trinity he played a season with City of Derry RFC and then joined Blackrock College RFC where he played on the Leinster Senior Cup winning side in 1992.
Interestingly as a coach in Blackrock College RFC, he assisted our current Director of Rugby, Tony Smeeth, to coach a very successful U20’s side that included as a player Keith Murphy who is the current DUFC U20’s coach.