Full name Ian Jorge Burns
Born December 7, 1955, Dublin
Died January 18, 2010, Connemara (aged 54 years 42 days)
Major teams Ireland
|Only Test||England v Ireland at Twickenham, Jan 19, 1980 match details|
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Ian Burns, captain and later president of the Wanderers side, won one cap for Ireland as a fly-half in the 24-9 loss to England at Twickenham in 1980. He was a noted schoolboy player, forming a strong halfback partnership with another future international John Robbie. They were key players when High School won the Leinster Senior Cup for the only time in 1973. Burns was also a good club cricketer cricketer and played for many years with the YMCA club in Sandymount.