|Irish name||Pádraig Ó Cléirigh|
15 January 1962|
Shinrone, County Offaly, Ireland
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 15:42 4 December 2011.|
Cleary made his first appearance for the team during the 1981-82 National Hurling League and became a regular player over the course of the following decade. During that time he won one All-Ireland winner's medal, three Leinster winner's medals and an All-Star award.