Conor Murray
Ireland
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Full name Conor Murray
Born April 20, 1989, Limerick
Current age 26 years 35 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, Glasgow, Munster, Ireland, Ireland XV
Position Scrum-half
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 206 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2011-2015 37 31 6 15 3 0 0 0 19 16 2 54.05
Ireland 2011-2015 35 31 4 15 3 0 0 0 18 15 2 54.28
British and Irish Lions 2013-2013 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 50.00
Five/Six Nations 2012-2015 18 18 0 5 1 0 0 0 10 6 2 61.11
IRB Rugby World Cup 2011-2011 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 75.00

Career statistics
Test debut France v Ireland at Bordeaux, Aug 13, 2011 match details
Last Test Scotland v Ireland at Murrayfield, Mar 21, 2015 match details
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Profile

Munster's young scrum-half was the World Cup bolter for the 2011 tournament. With just two appearances for the national side, Murray impressed in what turned out to be a dismal warm-up to the 2011 showpiece tournament. Though having played alongside the likes of Ronan O'Gara and with Peter Stringer ahead of him in the Thomond Park pecking order, Murray has learnt from the best.

He duely grabbed the starting shirt midway through the World Cup and was first-choice ahead of Eoin Reddan for the quarter-final defeat to Wales. Murray started in Ireland's first three Six Nations matches the following February but missed the matches against England and Scotland.

Murray's hold on the Ireland No.9 shirt tightened and he went on to start Ireland's next ten internationals to put him in contention for a place in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour Australia. And his form earned his a place in Warren Gatland's squad, seeing off the likes of Danny Care and Greig Laidlaw as one of three scrum-halves selected.

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France snubbed on player of tournament shortlist (Mar 24, 2015) Murray: 'Ireland can still improve' (Mar 22, 2015) Ireland 'blessed' to have Joe Schmidt (Mar 22, 2015) Conor Murray raring to go ahead of Italy (Feb 4, 2015) Heaslip a 'small doubt' for Italy (Feb 2, 2015) Conor Murray news and articles (23) »
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Feb 7, 2015
Ireland's Conor Murray takes on the Italy defence
Ireland's Conor Murray takes on the Italy defence
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Dec 6, 2014
Conor Murray box kicks under pressure from Clermont Auvergne
Conor Murray box kicks under pressure from Clermont Auvergne
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Apr 27, 2014
Sebastien Tillous-Borde of Toulon is tackled high by Conor Murray
Sebastien Tillous-Borde of Toulon is tackled high by Conor Murray
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Mar 15, 2014
Ireland's Conor Murray runs the ball
Ireland's Conor Murray runs the ball
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