After a couple of years with Leinster, Conor joined London Irish in 1995 and would go on to make 127 appearances, scoring 412 points for the club . Conor’s playing career was ended by injury early in the 2000-01 season.
Between 1993 and 2000, Conor made 35 appearances for Ireland.
Conor moved into coaching with London Irish in2001, initially as a skills coach, before becoming director of rugby and lead the club to victory in the Powergen cup in 2002.
In 2005 left London Irish to take a role at the RFU and in 2008 to a role at English Institute of Sport.
Conor returned to Rugby as Directory of Rugby at Harlequins in 2010 and became Head coach of Italy in 2016.