Frank Murphy (Australian rules footballer)

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Frank Murphy
Frank Murphy 1925-1934.jpg
Murphy during his Collingwood career
Personal information
Date of birth 20 February 1905
Date of death 25 May 1995(1995-05-25) (aged 90)
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1925–1934 Collingwood 145 (121)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1934.
Career highlights
  • 3 time VFL interstate representative
  • Collingwood premiership player 1927-30
Sources: AFL Tables,

Frank Murphy (20 February 1905 – 25 May 1995)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Murphy was a half forward as a member of a successful Collingwood side played in four premierships, three of them with his brother Len. After leaving the club in 1935 he moved to Western Australia where he became captain-coach of Subiaco in the Western Australian Football League and the Kalgoorlie City Football Club in the Goldfields Football League.[2]


  1. ^ "Frank Murphy". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Goldfields Football". Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1950). WA: National Library of Australia. 11 March 1938. p. 7. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 

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