Munster
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; 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 Rabo game against Dragons in April, and is expected to return to full contact training at the end of July.

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.

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
07/09/2013
Edinburgh Rugby







59
13/09/2013
Zebre







15
20/09/2013
Benetton Treviso
1





5
72
28/09/2013
Newport Gwent Dragons







22
05/10/2013
Leinster Rugby







68
12/10/2013
Edinburgh Rugby







54
19/10/2013
Gloucester Rugby







5
25/10/2013
Glasgow Warriors







57
23/11/2013
Cardiff Blues







16
29/11/2013
Newport Gwent Dragons







71
08/12/2013
Perpignan







62
14/12/2013
Perpignan







7
27/12/2013
Connacht Rugby







20
03/01/2014
Ulster Rugby







55
11/01/2014
Gloucester Rugby







12
19/01/2014
Edinburgh Rugby







58
08/02/2014
Cardiff Blues







68
23/02/2014
Ospreys







12
01/03/2014
Scarlets







57
22/03/2014
Benetton Treviso







72
Total Played 20 1
0
0
0
1
0
5
862
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
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 - Heineken Cup

3 +7







Total - RaboDirect PRO12

32 +27
2



3

10
Total - Friendly

0 +1







Total

35 +35
2
0
0
0
3
0
10
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