League Debut: September 2006 League game v Cardiff Blues, The Arms Park.
Heineken Cup Debut: January 2007 v Leicester Tigers, Thomond Park.
Club: Dolphin RFC.
International Honours: Ireland 7s.
Outstanding performances for his club (Dolphin) in the All Ireland League, earned the then 26 year old a Development contract at the start of the 06/07 season and the following season he progressed to a full contract.
He made his Heineken Cup debut off the bench the day Leicester Tigers became the first side to defeat Munster in Thomond Park.
Soon established himself as a regular in the squad and in recent seasons has become one of Munster's most consistent and regular performers.
He captained the side that defeated the touring Australians (Nov 2010) and that season was the unaminous choice as Munster Player of the Year.
|DOB||9th Dec 1980|
|Height||1.91 m (6' 3")|
|Weight||109 kg (17 st 2 lb)|