Adrian was born on June 19th 1990 and plays for the Templederry Kenyons club. Adrian has represented Tipperary in hurling at Minor, Under 21, Intermediate and Senior level, winning Munster and All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling medals in 2010 and a Munster Senior Hurling medal as a sub in 2012.
Adrian made his competitive debut for the Tipperary Senior Hurlers at wing-forward in the Waterford Crystal Cup in January 2012, scoring two points from play against the Limerick Institute of Technology. Adrian made his debut in the National Hurling League in February 2012, lining out at left half-forward against Kilkenny. Adrian was part of the Tipperary Intermediate Hurling panel in 2009, 2014 and 2015.