Conor Murray

    Conor Murray
    Club / Province: Garryowen / Munster
    Position: Scrumhalf
    Date of Birth: 20/5/89
    Height: 1.83m / 6ft
    Weight: 86kg/13st8
    Honours: 57 caps - Test debut against France 13th August 2011

    Conor plays his club rugby with Garryowen FC and hails from Patrickswell, Limerick.

    Conor made his Munster senior debut as a replacement against the Sale Sharks in the 2009 pre-season game in Musgrave Park.

    Murray made his competitive debut against Connacht in the Magners League in April 2010 as a blood replacement.
    A powerful scrumhalf, Conor has the ability to break the tackle particularly around the fringes and keeps the defence honest. Pace and power he also has a pin-pint accurate pass which is equally effective at breaking the defensive line

    Member of 2011 RWC squad

    Conor's superb form towards the end of the 2012/13 season saw him named in the Lions side which toured Australia. Murray proved instrumental in securing a first series win since 1997

    Fact Box

    - Played for Garryowen FC when they lost 2010 Irish Cup final to Cork Constitution

    - A former member of the Munster Academy he made his competitive debut for the province against Connacht in the Magners League in April 2010

    - Played in the British & Irish Cup final 2010 which Munster A lost to Cornish Pirates

    - Magners League winner 2011 with Munster

    - Has represented Ireland at U20 level in the 2009 Six Nations and the World Junior Championships in Japan

    - Test debut came in RWC warm up game against France at Bordeaux in August 2011; Scored a first test try in the second test v New Zealand in Christchurch last June

    - Capped for Ireland after playing just 10 PRO12 games for Munster (6 starts). Has been Ireland's number 9 in their last nine games

    - RBS 6 Nations debut was in the 2012 round one game against Wales.