Johne Murphy

9 results

Ronan O’Gara kicks the winning drop goal in Munster’s win over Northampton in the Heineken Cup   at Thomond Park in November 2011. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Phase 1 Tomás O’Leary sets the tone. Running from the back of the scrum, the Munster scrumhalf is stopped 10 metres from the visitors’ 22. The ball i(...)

Dan Van Zyl  runs the   Rugby Academy Ireland along with fellow South African Johan Taylor. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“Last spring Academy Director Johan Taylor supervised the laying of a new rugby pitch with the most expensive turf and grass seed available; good job (...)

Young Munster’s Craig O’Hanlon is tackled by Lansdowne’s Tyrone Moran during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Skerries teenager Ciarán Frawley converted four of UCD’s five tries and kicked a penalty as they dished out a 36-8 derby defeat to Dublin University, (...)

Garryowen’s Neil Cronin in action  during his side’s 7-13 loss to St Mary’s College. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Terenure College cruised straight to the top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A thanks to an eye-catching 24-0 bonus-point victory over Dublin Universi(...)

Connacht’s record try scorer Fionn Carr is a key member of the Ireland sevens set-up. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s victory in the first leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix series in Moscow at the weekend has allowed them to take a significant step f(...)

Lansdowne’s Daniel McEvoy on the attack against Garryowen. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Table-toppers Lansdowne and defending champions Clontarf will have home advantage in the Division 1A semi-finals after a tumultuous final day in the U(...)

Ballynahinch’s Jonny Murphy and Ballymena’s James Beattie in action during the Division 1B clash at Ballymacarn Park. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho/Presseye

It proved to be another memorable visit to the capital for Cork Constitution on Saturday as they ran out comprehensive 30-10 winners over a disappoint(...)

Munster scrum coach Jerry Flannery with attack/skills coach Felix Jones at a squad session at UL. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Felix Jones has never lacked courage in his career so it’s not surprising the 15-times capped Ireland fullback, who celebrates his 29th birthday today(...)

Niall Scannell will make his starting debut for Munster against Connacht at Thomond Park on Friday night. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Outhalf JJ Hanrahan is the only Munster player retained in the starting XV from last weekend’s victory over Scarlets for Friday night’s interprovincia(...)