|Irish name||Marcus Ó Faoláin|
Ballyfacey, County Kilkenny, Ireland
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Phelan joined the team during the 2004 Walsh Cup and was a regular member of the team for two seasons. During that time he failed to win any honours at senior level. He has won two All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Championships|All-Ireland]] and 3 Leinster winners' medals in the intermediate grade.