Mattie Murphy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mattie Murphy
Personal information
Irish name Maitiú Ó Murchú
Sport Hurling
Born Turloughmore, County Galway, Ireland
Club management
Years Club
Gort
Inter-county management
Years County
1994 - 1996
1998 - 2000
2001 - 2002
Galway
Galway
Mayo
Inter-county titles
County League Province All-Ireland
Galway 2 3 0

Matthew "Mattie" Murphy is an Irish former hurling manager and former player. He was the manager of the Galway senior team on two separate occasions, however, it was as manager of the Galway minor team that he enjoyed his greatest successes in terms of major titles won.

Born in Turloughmore, County Galway, Murphy was introduced to hurling in his youth. After coming to prominence at underage levels with the Turloughmore club, he later transferred to Gort. A two-time Connacht medal winner with the Gort senior team, Murphy also won two county senior championship medals.

Murphy has been involved at coaching at all levels at club and inter-county for four decades. Between 1992 and 2013 he became the most successful manager in the history of the All-Ireland Minor Championship after guiding Galway to six All-Ireland titles. As manager of the Galway senior team on two separate occasions he won three Connacht titles and two National Hurling League medals.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

Gort

Manager[edit]

Gort
Galway

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jarlath Cloonan
Galway Senior Hurling Manager
1994–1996
Succeeded by
Cyril Farrell
Preceded by
Cyril Farrell
Galway Senior Hurling Manager
1998–2000
Succeeded by
Noel Lane
Preceded by
Gerry Kilbride
Mayo Senior Hurling Manager
2001–2002
Succeeded by
Gerry Spellman

Template:Gort Hurling Team 1984

Template:Galway Minor Hurling Team 2003

Template:Galway Minor Hurling Team 2008