New Zealand born rugby player, coach and TV commentator Brent Pope played rugby with top New Zealand side Otago University before finally settling in Ireland in 1991 and lining out for three seasons with St Marys RFC. Later Brent coached Clontarf RFC for two seasons, leading them to promotion to Division One of the AIL. Brent has worked as a TV rugby pundit for ten years and can regularly be seen on RTE with George Hook & Tom McGurk. Brent is also an author having published his fourth children's book, Arnold the Anteater in 2009 the proceeds of which went to Children's Hospice Homecare.
"Just a note to say a big thank you for arranging Brent Pope for our Annual GP Study Dinner. We all had a superb night! Brent went down extremely well with the crowd they loved him! He will be a hard act to follow for next years event."
Tara Madden, Ntpf & GP Coordinator, Bon Secours Hospital
"Brent was a great hit and we were delighted with him. Please pass on our thanks and appreciation to him. He was brilliant on the night and so charming and easy to work with."
Kerry Lindsay, Fundraising Manager, The Mater Foundation