Laurie Murphy

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Laurie Murphy
Personal information
Full name Laurence J. B. Murphy
Date of birth 10 September 1899
Date of death 20 July 1980(1980-07-20) (aged 80)
Original team(s) Ivanhoe
Height / weight 183 cm / 83 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1921–1926 Collingwood 78 (14)
1928–1929 North Melbourne 15 0(3)
Total 93 (17)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1929.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Laurie Murphy (10 September 1899 – 20 July 1980)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Recruited out of the Diamond Valley, Murphy was both a defender and follower. Murphy appeared in Collingwood's losing 1922 VFL Grand Final and 1925 VFL Grand Final sides.[2] He represented Victoria three times.[3] Murphy was coach of the Warrnambool Football Club in 1930.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laurie Murphy". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  2. ^ AFL Tables: Laurie Murphy
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  4. ^ Alexandra and Yea Standard,"Waranga-North-Eastern Association", 9 May 1930, p. 2