- Going into his eleventh year as a member of the Kilkenny Senior Hurling team.
- Has won 8 All Ireland Senior medals with Kilkenny.
- Player of the Year in 2011
- Captain of the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Team in 2009.
- Winner of numerous awards including 3 All Stars awards (2010 & 2011), Texaco Player of the Year (2011), Bank of Ireland (2011 )and Irish Daily Star Player of the Year (2011 & 2012)) and Man of the Match awards.
- Inter-provincial champions for Leinster in 2012.
- Lecturer for Limerick Institute of Technology and Setanta College in Strength and Conditioning & Nutrition