Michael was born on July 16th 1994 and plays for the Ballina club.
Michael played for the Tipperary Minor Hurlers in 2011 and 2012, winning Munster and All-Ireland medals in 2012 playing at full-back. Michael played with the Tipperary Under 21 Hurlers from 2013 to 2015. Michael won a Munster Senior Hurling medal in 2015, lining out at midfield and scoring a point from play. Michael won North and County Intermediate Hurling medals with his club Ballina in 2013.
Michael made his League debut for Tipperary as a substitute in the 2014 League semi-final versus Clare. Michael made his Senior Championship debut for Tipperary as a substitute in the 2015 Munster Semi-Final versus Limerick, scoring a goal from play. Michael was named at full-back in the Bord Gais Energy Under 21 Hurling team of the year in 2015.
Championship debut – 2015 vs. Limerick
Number of Appearances – 3
Scored – 1-1