Munster
Damien Varley

Senior Debut:  v Ospreys, May 2006, Liberty Stadium

Heineken Cup Debut:  v Benetton Treviso, October 2009, Thomond Park

Club: Garryowen FC

Previous Club: London Wasps

School:  St. Munchin's College

Internationals Honours: Ireland Wolfhounds; Ireland

Twitter:  @VarleyDamien
 

All Ireland medal winner with Garryowen, as a club player he represented Munster in the May 2006 Magners League game against Ospreys coming on as a second half replacement.

Was also on the bench the following weekend against Scarlets at Stradey Park. Moved to London and a contract with London Wasps in 2008 and played in two Premiership games.

Returned to Limerick at the start of the 09/10 season and to the Munster side for the opening game against Sale Sharks at Musgrave Park.

Played his first game for Ireland against Australia in June 2010.

Made his 100th appearance for Munster against Newport Gwent Dragons in September 2013 at Musgrave Park.

Varley has captained Munster twice this season and produced a man of the match performance in the 12-6 win over Ospreys at the start of October. 

Named in the extended Ireland squad for the 2014 Six Nations.

Suffered delayed concussion folling the Heineken Cup game against Edinburgh in January 2014 and missed a number of weeks as he followed the IRB return-to-play protocols.

DOB29th Oct 1983
BirthplaceLimerick, Ireland
Height1.80 m (5' 11")
Weight110 kg (17 st 4 lb)
PositionHooker
HonoursIreland (2 caps)
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
07/09/2013
Edinburgh Rugby







21
13/09/2013
Zebre







65
20/09/2013
Benetton Treviso







19
28/09/2013
Newport Gwent Dragons







65
05/10/2013
Leinster Rugby







25
12/10/2013
Edinburgh Rugby







21
19/10/2013
Gloucester Rugby
1





5
73
25/10/2013
Glasgow Warriors







23
02/11/2013
Ospreys







80
23/11/2013
Cardiff Blues
1





5
74
29/11/2013
Newport Gwent Dragons







36
08/12/2013
Perpignan







75
14/12/2013
Perpignan







80
03/01/2014
Ulster Rugby







39
11/01/2014
Gloucester Rugby







77
19/01/2014
Edinburgh Rugby







67
22/03/2014
Benetton Treviso







75
29/03/2014
Leinster Rugby







59
05/04/2014
Toulouse







56
Total Played 19 2
0
0
0
0
0
10
1030
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2013-2014 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
6 +1
1





5
2013-2014 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
7 +5
1





5
2013-2014 Total

13 +6
2





10
2012-2013 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
2 +5
1





5
2012-2013 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
9 +8
3



2
1
15
2012-2013 Total

11 +13
4



2
1
20
2011-2012 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
6 +1
1





5
2011-2012 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
10 +3




2


2011-2012 Total

16 +4
1



2

5
2010-2011 - Amlin Challenge Cup
Munster Rugby
2







2010-2011 - Friendly
Munster Rugby
1







2010-2011 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
6
1





5
2010-2011 - Magners League
Munster Rugby
17 +2
1



2

5
2010-2011 Total

26 +2
2



2

10
2009-2010 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
0 +6







2009-2010 - Magners League
Munster Rugby
7 +9
1





5
2009-2010 Total

7 +15
1





5
2005-2006 - Celtic League
Munster Rugby
0 +2







2005-2006 Total

0 +2







Total - Heineken Cup

20 +13
4





20
Total - RaboDirect PRO12

50 +29
6



6
1
30
Total - Amlin Challenge Cup

2







Total - Friendly

1







Total

73 +42
10
0
0
0
6
1
50
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