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John Gervase Maurice Walker Murphy

Full-back

1

Match

0

Point

Country

Ireland

Club

London Irish

Playing Record

Games
06 Mar 1958
Franklin's Gardens
East Midlands
14
16
Barbarians
Statistics
1 Games Played
1 Wins

John Gervase Maurice Walker Murphy

John Gervase Maurice Walker Murphy was born in Bangor, Co Down, on 20 August 1926 and was a divinity student at Methodist College, Belfast, and Dublin University before becoming an army chaplain.He later became a chaplain to HM Queen Elizabeth II at Sandringham. He won the first of his six caps for Ireland at full-back against South Africa in 1952 and also played against New Zealand in 1954. Originally a member of the Lurgan club, he was with London Irish when he was invited to play for the Barbarians in the 1958 Mobbs Memorial Match. Gerry Murphy died on 7 January 2014 aged 87.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

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