Gerry Murphy (rugby union)

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

Playing career

He first played for Dublin University and Wanderers.


He 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, notably beating England, twice home and away, in 1993 and 1994. 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.

Gerry 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.
Preceded by
Ciaran Fizgerald
Irish national rugby coach
1992- 1995
Succeeded by
Murray Kidd

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