Senior Debut: v Ospreys, September 2004, St Henens
Heineken Cup Debut: v Scarlets, March 2007, Stradey Park
Previous Club: Nenagh Ormond
School: St. Munchin's College
Internationals Honours: Ireland Youths; Emerging Ireland; Ireland A; Ireland
From Nenagh Co Tipperary, has represented Ireland at Youth (U18) level and U21 level. In the summer 2009 he played with both the Ireland senior international squad and the Churchill Cup squad.
Won Munster's Player of the Year award for his impressive contribution throughout the 2011/12 season.
Was one of the stand out players in Ireland's June 2012 three Test trip to New Zealand.
Injured a knee in Munster's win over Gloucester at Thomond Park in October which means he will miss Ireland's autumn internationals.
|DOB||11th Dec 1983|
|Height||2.01 m (6' 7")|
|Weight||114 kg (17 st 13 lb)|
|Position||Lock / Flanker|
|Honours||Ireland (28 caps)|