Age 29 Height 6ft Weight 14st
Conor was born on October 18th, 1984 and plays for the Newport club. He made his competitive debut for the Tipperary Senior Hurlers against Antrim in the 2005 Allianz Hurling League. Conor won 2 Munster Minor Hurling medals in 2001 (at midfield) and 2002 (at centre-forward). Conor helped Tipperary to win the 2003 Munster U-21 final by coming off the bench to score a goal in extra time against Cork while he won his second Munster U-21 medal at full-back in 2004 before also lining out at full-back in the 2005 Munster U-21 Final. He won Fitzgibbon Cup medals with Limerick Institute of Technology in 2005 (at corner-back) and 2007 (at centre-back). Conor was nominated for an All-Star at centre-back in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011, winning an All-Star award in 2008 at centre-back and in 2009 at left half-back.
Conor won an Allianz Hurling League medal in 2008 at centre-back, scoring 9 points from long range frees in that AHL campaign. Conor won the RTE man of the match for his performance at centre-back against Cork in the 2008 Munster Semi-Final and captured his first Munster Senior Hurling Championship medal in 2008 against Clare, winning further Munster SH medals in 2009, 2011 and 2012. His first score in the Championship came from a long range free against Waterford in the 2008 All-Ireland semi-final. Conor won an All-Ireland Senior Hurling medal in 2010, lining out at centre-back in the 6 match campaign which ended with a defeat of Kilkenny in the final.
Championship debut – 2005 vs. Limerick (replay)
Number of Appearances – 40
Scored – 0-8