Senior Debut: v Connacht, December 2010, Sportsground
Heineken Cup Debut: v Racing Metro, October 2012, Stade de France
Club: Shannon RFC
International Honours: Ireland U20s
As a 20-year-old he secured a development contract after impressing for the Ireland U20s in the 2010 Six Nations and at the Junior World Cup in Argentina.
He made the move to a senior contract at the start of the 2011/12 season and played a central role in Munster's victory in the British & Irish Cup.
Butler made his Heineken Cup debut in Paris coming on as replacement against Racing Metro in October 2012 and in total made seven Heineken Cup appearances in 2012/13.
Fractured his right thumb in his first Heineken Cup start against Edinburgh in October and missed eight games before returning to the starting XV in the 22-16 win against Connacht at the end of 2013.
Suffered from a spinal concussion while playing for Shannon in January 2014 which caused him to miss four games before returning against Treviso in March.
|DOB||1st Dec 1990|
|Height||1.91 m (6' 3")|
|Weight||105 kg (16 st 7 lb)|