Phil joined Lansdowne straight from school and quickly made his mark on the First XV as a full back/ centre. He showed great promise and soon played for Munster and Ireland. He won 3 caps whilst with Lansdowne and his other 25 caps with Garryowen and represented Ireland both at full back and centre.
He was honoured with the captaincy on Ireland’s tour to New Zealand in 1992 as well on subsequent Five Nations games and toured Australia with Ireland in 1994. He was assistant coach with the Irish team and toured South Africa in 1998 and Australia in 1999.
Position Centre / Fullback
Date of Birth 05/10/1965
International Debut versus Scotland
International Debut Date 16/01/1988
Last Test versus Wales
Last Test Date 18/03/1995
Test Penalties 2
Total Test Points 6