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Mick Murphy (Limerick hurler)

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Irish name  Micheal O Murchu
Name  Mick Murphy
Height  6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Position  Goalkeeper
Sport  Hurling

Died  18 October 1955 (aged 58) Barna, County Galway, Ireland
Occupation  Branch manager of Shell Oil

Michael J. "Mick" Murphy (1897 – 18 October 1955) was an Irish hurler who played as a goalkeeper for the Limerick senior team.

Born in Limerick, Murphy first played competitive hurling in his youth. He made his first impression on the inter-county scene when he joined the Limerick senior team during a golden age between 1918 and 1923. Murphy went on to play a key role for Limerick for over a decade, and won two All-Ireland medals and two Munster medals.

As a member of the Munster inter-provincial team on two occasions, Murphy won one Railway Cup medal. At club level he is a five-time championship medallist with Young Irelands. Murphy also lined out with St. Patrick's.

Player

Young Irelands
  • Limerick Senior Club Hurling Championship (5): 1920, 1922, 1928, 1930, 1932
  • Limerick
  • All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (2): 1918, 1921
  • Munster Senior Hurling Championship (2): 1918, 1921
  • Munster
  • Railway Cup (1): 1928
  • References

    Mick Murphy (Limerick hurler) Wikipedia


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