Former fly-half with Munster who became one of the highest scorers in international rugby and the Six Nations Championships. He'd later go on to coach and became the assistant coach for both Racing 92 and the Crusaders of Super Rugby.
He played rugby at University College Cork, where he was awarded the All-Ireland Under-20 medal in 1996.
He led the RBS Six Nations in points from 2005 to 2007, and again in 2009, the same year he led England to the Grand Slam.
His first cousin twice-removed was legendary rugby player Tom Langan. He married Jessica Daly in 2006. They have five children together.
He and Johnny Sexton are two of Ireland's greatest fly-halfs of all time.