Mike Kiernan

Mike Kiernan
Personal information
Full name Michael Joseph Kiernan
Date of birth (1961-01-17) January 17, 1961
Place of birth Cork, Ireland
School Presentation Brothers College, Cork (PBC)
Children Alison , James , Paul
Relatives Tom Kiernan (uncle)
Senior clubs*
YearsClubApps (points)
Dolphin RFC
Representative teams
43 (308)
3 (0)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.

Michael Joseph Kiernan (born 17 January 1961)[1] is a former Ireland international rugby union player.

He had 43 caps for Ireland, from 1982 to 1991, scoring 6 tries, 40 conversions, 62 penalties and 6 drop goals, in an aggregate of 308 points. He was called for the 1987 Rugby World Cup, playing in three games and scoring 1 try, 7 conversions, 5 penalties and 1 drop goal, in an aggregate of 37 points.[2]

In 1983 he toured New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions and at the time played club rugby for Dolphin RFC. His uncle, Tom Kiernan, was also an Irish rugby union international.


  1. Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:24. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  2. Mike Kiernan International Statistics
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