Rory was a Deputy Chief Adjudicator for Cork Worlds 2009. He was also the chair judge for the final of the Munster Schools' Debating Competition for the 157th Session.
Joint Best Speaker Dublin Worlds 2006 with Beth O'Connor
Winner Oxford IV 2005 (Partner: Beth O'Connor) (Yale)
Finalist Cambridge IV 2004 (Partener: Josh Bendor)(Yale)