Murphy to work with Ireland kickers

Leinster kicking and skills coach drafted in for the November test series

Richie Murphy with the Amlin Challenge trophy. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Richie Murphy with the Amlin Challenge trophy. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wed, Sep 25, 2013, 12:44

The IRFU has announced that Leinster’s Richie Murphy will work with the national team goal kickers twice a week during the Guinness series in November. Ireland play Samoa, Australia and New Zealand.

Murphy was appointed Senior Skills & Kicking coach at Leinster in 2010 having previously worked as an Elite Player Development Officer. He was Assistant Coach with the Emerging Ireland Side at the Tbilisi Cup in Georgia in June.