Fullback
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
GT Dempsey 1999-2008 59 75 15 0 0 0 39 20 0 66.10
GEA Murphy 2000-2011 39 73 13 1 1 1 25 14 0 64.10
HP MacNeill 1981-1988 36 42 9 0 1 1 14 21 1 40.27
RDJ Kearney 2008-2018 76 42 8 1 0 0 42 31 3 57.23
CMP O'Shea 1993-2000 34 44 6 1 3 1 12 21 1 36.76
JE Staples 1991-1997 26 25 5 2 0 0 6 19 1 25.00
FA Jones 2011-2015 5 15 3 0 0 0 4 1 0 80.00
J Larmour 2018-2018 2 15 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 100.00

Wing
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
TJ Bowe 2004-2015 67 150 30 0 0 0 38 27 2 58.20
DA Hickie 1997-2007 62 145 29 0 0 0 40 22 0 64.51
KG Earls 2009-2018 48 105 21 0 0 0 31 15 2 66.66
SP Horgan 2000-2009 51 100 20 0 0 0 31 19 1 61.76
KD Crossan 1982-1992 41 48 12 0 0 0 17 23 1 42.68
J Stockdale 2017-2018 14 60 12 0 0 0 13 1 0 92.85
AD Trimble 2006-2016 49 60 12 0 0 0 27 20 2 57.14
ATA Duggan 1963-1972 25 34 11 0 0 0 14 8 3 62.00
SP Geoghegan 1991-1996 37 51 11 0 0 0 12 23 2 35.13

Centre
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
BG O'Driscoll 1999-2014 132 242 46 0 0 4 79 51 2 60.60
BJ Mullin 1984-1995 55 72 17 1 0 0 19 35 1 35.45
GV Stephenson 1920-1930 37 79 13 11 6 0 17 19 1 47.29
KM Maggs 1997-2005 55 60 12 0 0 0 28 26 1 51.81
CMH Gibson 1969-1979 40 76 8 7 11 0 17 18 5 48.75
JC Bell 1994-2003 27 30 6 0 0 0 11 16 0 40.74
GW D'Arcy 2004-2015 73 30 6 0 0 0 44 28 1 60.95
MJ Kiernan 1982-1991 34 251 6 34 47 6 16 17 1 48.52
G Ringrose 2016-2018 15 32 6 1 0 0 13 2 0 86.66

Fly-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
RJR O'Gara 2000-2011 87 997 14 162 188 13 53 33 1 61.49
JJ Sexton 2009-2018 69 729 9 90 164 4 43 24 2 63.76
JW Kyle 1947-1958 46 24 7 0 0 1 23 19 4 54.34
EO Davy 1925-1934 27 23 5 0 0 2 15 11 1 57.40
PM Dean 1981-1989 26 19 4 0 0 1 10 15 1 40.38
DG Humphreys 1996-2005 44 498 4 68 106 8 23 20 1 53.40
GE Cromey 1937-1939 9 6 2 0 0 0 4 5 0 44.44
RA Lloyd 1910-1920 19 75 2 16 3 7 8 10 1 44.73

Scrum-half
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
GC Murray 2011-2018 62 69 12 0 3 0 36 23 3 60.48
MT Bradley 1984-1995 40 21 5 0 0 0 15 23 2 40.00
CS Patterson 1978-1980 11 20 5 0 0 0 5 4 2 54.54
PA Stringer 2000-2010 81 25 5 0 0 0 56 24 1 69.75
WG Easterby 2000-2004 7 20 4 0 0 0 6 1 0 85.71
KD Marmion 2016-2018 7 20 4 0 0 0 7 0 0 100.00
JJ Moloney 1972-1978 23 16 4 0 0 0 10 10 3 50.00
TG O'Leary 2008-2011 19 15 3 0 0 0 10 8 1 55.26
M Sugden 1925-1931 28 9 3 0 0 0 16 10 2 60.71

Prop
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
MJ Horan 2002-2009 48 25 5 0 0 0 32 16 0 66.66
PMN Clohessy 1993-2002 49 20 4 0 0 0 23 25 1 47.95
CEJ Healy 2009-2018 63 20 4 0 0 0 36 24 3 59.52
PS Wallace 1995-2000 35 20 4 0 0 0 13 22 0 37.14
NJ Popplewell 1989-1997 46 13 3 0 0 0 15 30 1 33.69
DA Buckley 2008-2011 9 10 2 0 0 0 5 4 0 55.55
JJ Hayes 2000-2010 99 10 2 0 0 0 63 34 2 64.64

Hooker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
KGM Wood 1994-2003 55 75 15 0 0 0 20 34 1 37.27
RD Best 2006-2018 92 40 8 0 0 0 55 34 3 61.41
FJ Sheahan 2001-2007 11 25 5 0 0 0 9 2 0 81.81
JS Byrne 2002-2005 31 15 3 0 0 0 22 9 0 70.96
JP Flannery 2006-2011 25 10 2 0 0 0 13 11 1 54.00
TJ Kingston 1987-1996 28 8 2 0 0 0 12 15 1 44.64
SJ Smith 1988-1993 25 8 2 0 0 0 4 20 1 18.00
CR Strauss 2012-2015 8 10 2 0 0 0 6 2 0 75.00

Lock
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
PJ O'Connell 2002-2015 99 40 8 0 0 0 62 35 2 63.63
ME O'Kelly 1997-2008 80 40 8 0 0 0 44 36 0 55.00
WI Henderson 2014-2018 18 25 5 0 0 0 13 5 0 72.22
NPJ Francis 1988-1996 32 19 4 0 0 0 12 19 1 39.06
TG Beirne 2018-2018 1 10 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
MJ Galwey 1991-2002 35 10 2 0 0 0 15 17 3 47.14
PS Johns 1990-2000 40 10 2 0 0 0 14 26 0 35.00
MG Molloy 1966-1976 27 6 2 0 0 0 14 10 3 57.40
J Russell 1931-1937 19 6 2 0 0 0 8 11 0 42.10
D Toner 2010-2018 50 10 2 0 0 0 36 13 1 73.00

Flanker
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
DP Wallace 2000-2011 65 50 10 0 0 0 39 25 1 60.76
JS McCarthy 1948-1955 28 24 8 0 0 0 15 10 3 58.92
SH Easterby 2000-2008 57 35 7 0 0 0 37 19 1 65.78
CJ Stander 2016-2018 15 35 7 0 0 0 8 6 1 56.66
NAA Murphy 1958-1969 41 15 5 0 0 0 16 23 2 41.46
SK O'Brien 2010-2018 44 25 5 0 0 0 21 21 2 50.00
CG Henry 2012-2015 14 20 4 0 0 0 11 3 0 78.57
WD McBride 1988-1997 28 18 4 0 0 0 11 16 1 41.07
PM Matthews 1984-1992 38 16 4 0 0 0 12 24 2 34.21
A Quinlan 2001-2008 11 20 4 0 0 0 8 3 0 72.72

No. 8
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
JPR Heaslip 2006-2017 91 60 12 0 0 0 47 40 4 53.84
BF Robinson 1991-1993 18 25 6 0 0 0 4 13 1 25.00
ERP Miller 1997-2005 14 25 5 0 0 0 8 6 0 57.14
JE Conan 2017-2018 7 20 4 0 0 0 7 0 0 100.00
AG Foley 1996-2005 53 20 4 0 0 0 34 18 1 65.09
VCP Costello 1996-2003 20 15 3 0 0 0 8 12 0 40.00
NPS Mannion 1988-1993 13 12 3 0 0 0 5 8 0 38.46
KG Goodall 1967-1970 16 6 2 0 0 0 10 4 2 68.75
PS Johns 1994-1996 14 10 2 0 0 0 5 8 1 39.28
CJ Stander 2017-2018 11 10 2 0 0 0 10 1 0 90.90

Substitute (excluding unused substitute)
Player Span Mat Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
SM Cronin 2009-2018 56 25 5 0 0 0 36 17 3 66.96
GT Dempsey 1998-2008 14 15 3 0 0 0 8 6 0 57.14
CJH Gilroy 2016-2017 2 15 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 100.00
FL McFadden 2011-2018 19 15 3 0 0 0 12 6 1 65.78

Only includes matches and tries where the player starts in the respective position, and excludes matches as a substitute

Records include the following current or recent matches:
Ireland v Russia at Kobe, Rugby World Cup, Oct 3, 2019 [0-0]
Ireland v Scotland at Yokohama, Rugby World Cup, Sep 22, 2019 [0-0]
Ireland v Wales at Lansdowne Road, 2nd Test, Sep 7, 2019 [0-0]