Player Archive - N.A.A. Murphy

N.A.A. Murphy player photo.
  • Country: Ireland Ireland
  • Points Scored: 3
Noel Arthur Augustine Murphy was born in Cork on 22 February 1937 and educated at Christian Brothers College before working in insurance. He was the son of N.F.Murphy [q.v.]. He played at wing-forward for the Constitution club in Cork and between 1958 and 1969 he gained 41 caps for Ireland and was captain in five internationals. In two British Isles' tours to Australasia in 1959 and 1966 he played in a total of 37 matches, including eight tests, and was assistant manager and coach of the Lions in South Africa in 1980. He captained the Barbarians on four occasions: against Hartlepool Rovers in 1965 and, in 1967, against Australia, Cardiff and Swansea. Noel Murphy was president of the IRFU in 1998/99.

Games Played

Date Opponent Points    
27 March 1967 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
25 March 1967 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images
30 January 1967 Australia XV 0 Full Squad Match Images
04 October 1965 Bradford & Bingley 0 Full Squad Match Images
02 October 1965 Hartlepool Rovers 3 Full Squad Match Images
30 March 1964 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
27 March 1964 Penarth 0 Full Squad Match Images
30 March 1959 Swansea 0 Full Squad Match Images
28 March 1959 Cardiff 0 Full Squad Match Images