In his third year of the academy 22 year old Essex is from Bandon and plays with UL Bohs.
He played his schools rugby with CBC, Cork. Kieran's representative honours include: Munster U19/20/A and Ireland Schools/U19/20.
|DOB||24th Mar 1988|
|Height||1.93 m (6' 4")|
|Weight||96 kg (15 st 1 lb)|
|Position||Back Row / Lock|