David Kilcoyne

    David Kilcoyne
    Club / Province: UL Bohs / Munster
    Position: LH Prop
    Date of Birth: 14/12/88
    Height: 1.83m
    Weight: 112Kg
    Honours: 24 Ireland caps Debut v South Africa November 2012

    A former pupil of Ardscoile Ris Limerick, David joined the Munster Academy in 2010/11 season after some superb displays in the British & Irish Cup. He made his Munster debut as a replacement against Connacht 12 days after his 23rd birthday. Dave was a member of the 2011/12 Munster A B&I cup winning team.

    A raw powerful scrummager, Kilcoyne has great potential in the Ireland jersey. Named in the 2012 November Guinness Series, he made his test debut against South Africa coming off the bench as a temporary replacement for Cian Healy

    Fact Box

    - Played for Ireland Schools, came through the Munster Academy before being awarded his senior contract

    - A British & Irish Cup finalist with Munster A in 2010 and winner in 2012 v Cross Keys, playing loosehead in both

    - Munster senior debut came off the bench against Connacht in the RaboDirect PRO12 game at Limerick on St Stephen's Day 2011

    - Made his test debut v South Africa in Dublin in November; added a 2nd cap against Argentina, both as a replacement

    - Started in the non-cap game v Fiji last November and also in Ireland Wolfhounds' narrow loss to England in January

    - His appearance off the bench as replacement for Cian Healy in the victory over Wales at the Millennium Stadium in round 1 marked his debut in the RBS 6 Nations

    - His first five caps were all off the bench, he was unused replacement last time against France