Has represented Ireland at Schools, U21, Student, Development and Senior level.
His first professional contract was with Connacht but returned to Munster at the start of the 03/04 season.
He was the starting hooker in both 2006 & 2008 Heineken Cup finals and made his Senior international debut against Romania in 2005.
He was selected to travel with the Lions in summer 2009 but sustained a shoulder injury while preparing with the squad in England and was forced to withdraw.
|DOB||17th Oct 1978|
|Height||1.80 m (5' 11")|
|Weight||100 kg (15 st 10 lb)|
|Honours||Ireland (41 caps)|