Paddy Reid, Irish rugby union and rugby league player, Died at 91

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Patrick “Paddy” Joseph Reid was born on March 17, 1924, in Limerick, Ireland and died on January 8, 2016.

He was an Irish dual-code rugby centre.

He played club rugby under the rugby union code for Garryowen.

Paddy Reid played international rugby for Ireland and was part of the Grand Slam-winning team of 1948.

Following the next season, Reid switched codes, joining professional rugby league side Huddersfield, before ending his league career with Halifax.

In the year 2004, himself and 6 others were inducted into Rugby League Ireland’s inaugural Hall of Fame at the Rugby League Heritage Centre in Huddersfield.

Paddy Reid passed away at 91 yrs old in Limerick, Ireland.