Current Ireland international Gavin Duffy was the number 13 for Roscrea that day and Tony Buckley played second-row.
Favourite food: Christmas dinner; Eating out Chinese.
Book you are currently reading or have just finished: Peter Kay's Autobiography.
Favourite TV programme: Heroes.
Favourite film: Anchorman, Old school, Super Troopers.
Most enjoyable holiday location: New Zealand.
Favourite sport other than rugby: Hurling.
The sport you least like: The 50k walk looks a bit boring.
Person you would most like to meet: Shane McGowan .
Sportsperson you admire most: Jason Leonard.
Hobbies: Swimming; Fishing; Walking the dog.
Where and when did you first play rugby: Kanturk RFC, Co Cork 1994/1995, U 16.
Biggest influence on career: Family.
Best career advice you were given: Education first, rugby second. Wish Iâ00d listened !
What you like Most/Least about being a rugby player: Get to spend time at home watch the kids grow up; Being in pain constantly is a bit of an inconvenience.
Other sports that you played: Hurling; Soccer; Gaelic football, Basketball.
Best rugby memory: First Irish cap in Argentina.
Rugby player you admire most: The Squirrel, such a brave man.
Rugby team you admire most: Kazakhstan (seriously).
Sporting event you would most like to attend: Rugby World Cup Final.
If you werenâ00t a Pro rugby player what would you be: A Plumber.
Plans for life after rugby and what provision have you made: Something along plumbing lines, we'll see. Doing a college course at the moment.
Advice you would give to aspiring pro rugby player: Get your education out of the way first. Always believe in your ability and never give up.
Three people you would invite to dinner and why: Shane Mc Gowan â00 for a bit of craic and a sing song; Peter Kay - to make me laugh
Jade Goody - for an intellectually stimulating conversation.