Wanganui representative player Mitchell Millar is having a strong season in Irish rugby as he helped guide his Mullingar RFC team to a 60-12 hammering of Balbriggan to move up to second place in Division 2A of the Leinster League at the weekend.

Millar, at first-five, set up the opening and closing tries of his team's win – from a line break and chip-kick respectively.

He contributed 15 points from a penalty and six conversions.

Millar left for Ireland in September after being the top points scorer in Premier club rugby with 125 for Ruapehu.

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Before departing he played winning games for Whanganui Maori and the Wanganui Development XV.