Gerry Murphy (rugby union)

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Gerry Murphy is a former Irish rugby coach and player and currently involved with Leinster Rugby as domestic team manager.

Playing careerEdit

Murphy first played for Dublin University and Wanderers.


Murphy began his coaching career at Wanderers. He has coached Clontarf RFC and the Ireland U-21s. He was in charge of the senior Ireland team from 1992 to 1995, beating England, twice home and away, in 1993 and 1994.[citation needed] Murphy also lead Ireland to the quarter-finals of the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

He has coached Terenure College RFC and the Leinster A team, as well as a spell as interim coach for the Leinster senior squad following the departure of Declan Kidney midway through the 2004/05 season.

Murphy is currently the provincial domestic team manager. In this role he oversees the Leinster's underage representative strategy.[1]


  1. ^ "Murphy takes provincial team manager role". Breaking News. Landmark Digital. 14 August 2008.
Preceded by
Ciaran Fitzgerald
Irish national rugby coach
Succeeded by
Murray Kidd