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Stephen Archer
Stephen Archer

Senior Debut:  v Edinburgh, October 2009, Murrayfield

Heineken Cup Debut:  v Castres Olympique, January 2012, Thomond Park

Club:  Cork Constitution

Previous Club:  UCC

School:  CBC

International Honours: Ireland U20; Ireland Wolfhounds; Emerging Ireland; Ireland

A Cork native & product of the Munster Rugby Academy, Archer secured a development contract for season 2010/11 and moved on to a senior contract at the start of season 2011/12. 

He made his first Heineken Cup appearance off the bench against Castres in Thomond Park in January '12, and then went on to start for Ireland A against England in Sandy Park.  

His first Irish senior cap came as a replacement against Italy in the 2013 Six Nations in Rome.  

Archer finished out the 2012/13 season on the side-line after dislocating a bone in his left wrist in the PRO12 game against Dragons in April.

Made a good start to the 2013/14 season and was called into Joe Schmidt's first Irish squad for the Guinness Series earning his second cap against Australia.

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

At the end of March Archer sustained a bulging disc in his neck at training and completed his 13/14 season rehabbing the injury.

Was included in the Ireland squad for the 2014 Guinness Series.

Signed a three year contract extension with the province in December 2014. Archer impressed after Christmas and was exceptional in the narrow PRO12 semi-final win over Ospreys.

Part of the Emerging Ireland squad that won the 2015 Tblisi Cup in Georgia.

After sustaining a neck injury in October's PRO12 game against Glasgow Archer underwent surgery and is currently following his rehabiliation programme.
 

DOB29th Jan 1988
BirthplaceCork, Ireland
Height1.88 m (6' 2")
Weight120 kg (18 st 12 lb)
PositionProp
HonoursIreland (2 caps)
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
05/09/2015
Benetton Treviso







15
02/10/2015
Glasgow Warriors







52
Total Played 2 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
67
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2015-2016 - Guinness PRO12
Munster Rugby
1 +1







2015-2016 Total

1 +1







2014-2015 - European Rugby Champions Cup
Munster Rugby
1 +4







2014-2015 - Guinness PRO12
Munster Rugby
11 +11




1


2014-2015 Total

12 +15




1


2013-2014 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
3 +3







2013-2014 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
8 +6
1



1

5
2013-2014 Total

11 +9
1



1

5
2012-2013 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
0 +2







2012-2013 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
12 +6




1


2012-2013 Total

12 +8




1


2011-2012 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
0 +2







2011-2012 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
8 +8
1



1

5
2011-2012 Total

8 +10
1



1

5
2010-2011 - Friendly
Munster Rugby
0 +1







2010-2011 - Magners League
Munster Rugby
3 +5







2010-2011 Total

3 +6







2009-2010 - Magners League
Munster Rugby
1 +2







2009-2010 Total

1 +2







Total - Guinness PRO12

44 +39
2



4

10
Total - European Rugby Champions Cup

4 +11







Total - Friendly

0 +1







Total

48 +51
2
0
0
0
4
0
10
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