Senior Debut: v Scarlets, September 2007, Musgrave Park
Heineken Cup Debut: v Scarlets, December 2011, Thomond Park
Club: UL Bohemians
Previous Club: Clanwilliam
International Honours: Ireland Youths; Ireland U19/U20; Emerging Ireland; Ireland
Munster Rugby Academy graduate, he's been a senior contracted player now since the 2009/10 season.
Named Munster's Player of the Year after a hugely impressive 2012/13 campaign.
Despite suffering two injuries, O'Donnell impressed in each of his 21 outings scoring four tries in the process to win the award ahead of Dave Kilcoyne and Simon Zebo.
Earned his first Irish cap against the USA in June '13 but sustained a knee injury against Zebre in the league in September.
O'Donnell returned to action ahead of schedule and made his comeback as a substitute for Munster A in the B & I Cup game against Plymouth in December.
Signed a two-year IRFU contract extension in November 2013 that will keep him at Munster until at least 2016.
Named in the Ireland squad for the 2014 Six Nations and made his Six Nations debut as a substitute in the opener against Scotland. Came off the bench again a week later against Wales with Ireland going on to win the Six Nations in Paris.
Named on Emerging Ireland squad for tour to Romania, June 2014.
Played in Emerging Ireland’s 2014 Nations Cup winning campaign.
|DOB||21st May 1987|
|Height||1.85 m (6' 1")|
|Weight||107 kg (16 st 11 lb)|
|Honours||Ireland (6 caps)|