International Appearances: European Championships 2004, Celtic Cup 2005 (C), World Lacrosse Championships 2006 (C), World Indoor Championships 2007 (A), European Championships 2008 (C), Celtic Cup 2009 (C), World Lacrosse Championships 2010 (C), World Indoor Championships 2011, World Indoor Lacrosse Championships 2015, European Box Lacrosse Championships 2017
Michael began his international playing with Ireland in the 2004 European Championships. Since then Michael has earned 52 caps in total and has had the honour of captaining Ireland in every field event from 2005 to 2010 along with being selected as an assistant captain at the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. Michael was a Celtic Cup Champion in 2005, 2009 Celtic Cup Bronze medalist and the 2015 Spirit of Lacrosse Winner.
Michael decided to call an end to his international career following the 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. But, in 2015 he decided to come out of retirement to help contribute to the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.
On September 24th 2015, Michael became the second player to reach 50 international caps for Ireland and currently second on the all time caps list. Michael has also captained Ireland 32 times in his international career.
Closer to home, Michael currently plays for Dublin Lacrosse Club that captured back to back National Titles (2016 and 2017) for the third championship time in four years. Michael was also was a key member of Dublin Lacrosse’s 2013 Newtownard’s Cup win and the 2009-2010 Irish Lacrosse League championship.
|2005 Celtic Cup (C)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|2006 WLC (C)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|2007 WILC (A)||0||0||0|
|2008 ELC (C)||5||3||8|
|2009 Celtic Cup (C)||2||4||6|
|2010 WLC (C)||2||0||2|
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Assistant Captain **
2005 – Celtic Cup Gold Medal
2009 – Celtic Cup Bronze Medal
2015 – FIL Spirit of Lacrosse Award Winner