Con Murphy (rugby)
|Full name||Cornelius Denis Murphy|
|Born||3 September 1908
|Died||13 July 1964 (aged 55)
|≤1935–35||Cross Keys RFC|
|1935–36||Acton and Willesden|
|1936–37||Streatham and Mitcham|
Cornelius "Con" Denis Murphy (3 September 1908 — 13 July 1964 (aged 55)) born in Aberfan, was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Ynysddu RFC, and Cross Keys RFC, as a Hooker, i.e. number 2, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Acton and Willesden, Streatham and Mitcham, and Leeds, as a Hooker, i.e. number 9, during the era of contested scrums, he died in Leeds.
Rugby Football League Championship final appearances
Challenge Cup final appearances
Con Murphy played Hooker in Leeds' 19-2 victory over Halifax in the 1940–41 Challenge Cup final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford, and in the 15-10 victory over Halifax in the 1941–42 Challenge Cup final at Odsal Stadium, Bradford.
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