Chris Murphy (hurler)

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Chris Murphy
Personal information
Irish name Criostóir Ó Murchú
Sport Hurling
Position Full-back
Born Blackrock, County Cork
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Years Club Apps (scores)
2000s-present Blackrock 40 (0-0)
Years County Apps (scores)
2009-present Cork 0 (0-0)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 0
All-Irelands 0

Chris Murphy (born 1985 in Blackrock, County Cork) is an Irish sportsperson. He plays hurling with his local club Blackrock and has been a member of the Cork senior inter-county team since 2009[1] where he was called up due to the 2008 panels strike. Murphy was also a Cork Senior Football panelist in 2006 and 2007 before deciding to concentrate on Hurling. In 2005 Murphy won a Junior All Ireland Football medal with Cork. The followong year Murphy represented Cork in both U21 Football and Hurling, winning a Munster U21 medal from full back in Football while also playing full back with the U21 hurlers which were beaten in the Munster final by Tipperary. Murphy was awarded the Man of the Match award for his display at Full Back in the 2009 National League encounter against Tipperary In Thurles, which was a notable achievement as his direct opponents on the night where John O Brien and Patrick "Bonner" Maher.


  1. ^ "Determined Cork rise above the bickering". The Irish Times. 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2009-03-04.