League Debut: v Treviso, Sept. 15, Irish Independent Park
Club: UL Bohemians
School: Rockwell College
International Honours: Ireland U18 Schools 2012; Ireland U19 2013.
A graduate of the Munster Academy, Johston was a member of the Rockwell squad that won the 2012 Munster School's Senior Cup title.
The same year he represented Ireland U18 Schools in the 2012 FIRA/AER European Championship in Spain where Ireland came second. The side also included his academy colleagues Gearoid Lyons and Greg O'Shea.
The Clonmel man represented Munster U19s in the 2012/13 Interprovincial series and then represented Ireland U19s in April 2013 against England and France, joining the Academy in the 2013/14 season.
Played for Munster U20s in the Interprovincial campaign in September 2013.
Made his Munster A debut in the B&I Cup quarter final against Leinster A at Donnybrook in April 2014.
Represented the Munster senior team in pre-season action, August 2014 - away to Gloucester and a week later in the SEAT Challenge against London Irish at the Waterford RSC.
Scored his first B&I Cup try for Munster A against Moseley in December 2014. Featured in the same match-day squad as his younger brother and sub academy player Bill in Munster's three opening pre-season games of 2015/16.
Went on to make his PRO12 debut starting against Treviso in Irish Independent Park in Round 1 in September, made a total of nine league appearances in 2015/16 and was nominated for Academy Player of the Year.
Advanced to the senior squad, signing a development contract for season 2016/17 and a full contract for 2017/18.
|DOB||28th Feb 1994|
|Height||1.83 m (6' 0")|
|Weight||91 kg (14 st 4 lb)|