Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 15st 7lbs
Clubs: Free State Cheetahs, Cheetahs, Leinster
Leinster caps: 33 (26 starts this season)
Other: Only switched to hooker from the back-row at 20. Winner of Leinster Unsung Hero award for 2010/11. Qualifies to play for Ireland next year.