Former Connacht player and Irish international Noel Turley (80) passed away last night after a short illness.

Born in Laois, Noel was a schoolteacher and Deputy Principal at St Michael’s College and Blackrock College and a former Irish Schools’ and Leinster Schools’ coach and selector. He served with the Leinster Branch for many years.
Funeral arrangements will be announced and updated here later.

May he rest in peace.