NAME: Niall Scannell

DOB: 08/04/1992

POSITION: Hooker

DEBUT: v Scarlets, 21 Dec 2013


The older of Munster's Scannell brothers, the former Ireland U20 captain made his Munster debut versus the Scarlets in December 2013, but had to wait until the 2015/16 season for his real breakthrough when he featured in 23 games.

Made his Ireland debut against Italy in the 2017 Six Nations and has won 20 caps to date, but hasn’t featured on the Test stage since the 2019 Rugby World Cup.