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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.

DOB29th Jan 1988
BirthplaceCork, Ireland
Height1.88 m (6' 2")
Weight120 kg (18 st 12 lb)
PositionProp
HonoursIreland (2 caps)
Latest Player News
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
05/09/2014
Edinburgh Rugby







3
12/09/2014
Benetton Treviso







57
04/10/2014
Leinster Rugby







52
10/10/2014
Scarlets







5
18/10/2014
Sale Sharks







45
24/10/2014
Saracens







7
01/11/2014
Cardiff Blues







14
21/11/2014
Newport Gwent Dragons







74
28/11/2014
Ulster Rugby







2
14/12/2014
ASM Clermont Auvergne







6
20/12/2014
Glasgow Warriors







57
26/12/2014
Leinster Rugby







59
01/01/2015
Connacht Rugby







7
10/01/2015
Zebre







80
17/01/2015
Saracens







20
25/01/2015
Sale Sharks







16
14/02/2015
Cardiff Blues







14
21/02/2015
Scarlets







48
28/02/2015
Glasgow Warriors







21
07/03/2015
Ospreys







19
28/03/2015
Connacht Rugby







53
11/04/2015
Edinburgh Rugby







19
25/04/2015
Benetton Treviso







54
09/05/2015
Ulster Rugby







49
16/05/2015
Newport Gwent Dragons







14
23/05/2015
Ospreys







52
30/05/2015
Glasgow Warriors







19
Total Played 27 0
0
0
0
1
0
0
866
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
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 - European Rugby Champions Cup

4 +11







Total - Guinness PRO12

43 +38
2



4

10
Total - Friendly

0 +1







Total

47 +50
2
0
0
0
4
0
10
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