Munster
Paddy Butler

Senior Debut:  v Connacht, December 2010, Sportsground

Heineken Cup Debut: v Racing Metro, October 2012, Stade de France

Club: Shannon RFC

School: Rockwell

International Honours: Ireland U20s

Twitter: @paddybutler8

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.

DOB1st Dec 1990
BirthplaceTipperary, Ireland
Height1.91 m (6' 3")
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
PositionNo. 8
Honours
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
13/09/2013
Zebre
1





5
80
28/09/2013
Newport Gwent Dragons







68
12/10/2013
Edinburgh Rugby







55
27/12/2013
Connacht Rugby







72
19/01/2014
Edinburgh Rugby







10
22/03/2014
Benetton Treviso







80
12/04/2014
Glasgow Warriors







9
19/04/2014
Connacht Rugby
1





5
80
Total Played 8 2
0
0
0
0
0
10
454
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2013-2014 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
1 +1







2013-2014 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
5 +1
2





10
2013-2014 Total

6 +2
2





10
2012-2013 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
0 +7




1


2012-2013 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
13 +5
2



1

10
2012-2013 Total

13 +12
2



2

10
2011-2012 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
4 +6







2011-2012 Total

4 +6







2010-2011 - Magners League
Munster Rugby
1 +1







2010-2011 Total

1 +1







Total - Heineken Cup

1 +8




1


Total - RaboDirect PRO12

23 +13
4



1

20
Total

24 +21
4
0
0
0
2
0
20
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