Murray Kidd

Murray Kidd (born 1953 in Te Kuiti) is a New Zealand rugby union coach, and former schoolboy star. Kidd first came to prominence as a 17-year-old, being picked to play for Taranaki against the 1971 British Lions while still at High School.

Coaching careerEdit

Kidd worked as a coach in Ireland, at Garryowen Football Club, in 1991/92, and at Sunday's Well, in Division Two of the AIB League. He was named head coach of Ireland, on 13 October 1995, and held the office for a year, until resigning. In nine games, he won three and lost six.


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Preceded by
Gerry Murphy
Irish national rugby coach
Succeeded by
Brian Ashton