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.

Named on Emerging Ireland squad for tour to Romania, June 2014.

Played in Emerging Ireland’s 2014 Nations Cup winning campaign, scoring a brace of tries against Romania.

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
03/05/2014
Edinburgh Rugby







80
10/05/2014
Ulster Rugby







80
16/05/2014
Glasgow Warriors







18
Total Played 11 2
0
0
0
0
0
10
632
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2013-2014 - Heineken Cup
Munster Rugby
1 +1







2013-2014 - RaboDirect PRO12
Munster Rugby
7 +2
2





10
2013-2014 Total

8 +3
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

25 +14
4



1

20
Total

26 +22
4
0
0
0
2
0
20
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