Voted 'Ireland Player Of The Year' in 2010; John Mooney is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler.
Mooney captained Ireland A during the 2008 European Cricket Championship; the team won the competition and Mooney was named player of the tournament.
Ireland participated in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, hosted by England in July; the team progressed to the second round after beating Bangladesh. Ireland's coach, Phil Simmons, identified Mooney as the team's stand-out player of the tournament.
Mooney was selected in Ireland's 15-man squad for the 2011 World Cup. In the game against England, Mooney struck the winning runs in Ireland's historic win.