Senior Debut: v Edinburgh, October 2009, Murrayfield
Heineken Cup Debut: v Castres Olympique, January 2012, Thomond Park
Club: Cork Constitution
Previous Club: UCC
International Honours: Ireland U20; Ireland Wolfhounds; Ireland
A Cork native & product of the Munster Rugby Academy, Archer secured a development contract for season 2010/11 and moved on to a senior contract at the start of season 2011/12.
He made his first Heineken Cup appearance off the bench against Castres in Thomond Park in January '12, and then went on to start for Ireland A against England in Sandy Park.
His first Irish senior cap came as a replacement against Italy in the 2013 Six Nations in Rome.
Archer finished out the 2012/13 season on the side-line after dislocating a bone in his left wrist in the Rabo game against Dragons in April, and is expected to return to full contact training at the end of July.
Made a good start to the 2013/14 season and was called into Joe Schmidt's first Irish squad for the Guinness Series earning his second cap against Australia.
|DOB||29th Jan 1988|
|Height||1.88 m (6' 2")|
|Weight||120 kg (18 st 12 lb)|
|Honours||Ireland (2 caps)|