Paul Murphy (Derry footballer)

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Paul Murphy
Personal information
Irish name Pól Ó Murchú
Sport Gaelic football
Position Half forward
Born (1979-09-20) 20 September 1979 (age 37)
Dungiven, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Occupation Engineer[1]
Years Club
199x-Present Dungiven
Club titles
Derry titles 1
Ulster titles 1
Years County
1998[1]-Present Derry
Inter-county titles
Ulster titles 1

Paul Murphy (Irish: Pól Ó Murchú; born 20 September 1979[1]) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who plays for Derry, with whom he has won one/two? National League titles.

Murphy plays his club football for St. Canice's Dungiven and has won a Derry Senior Football Championship and Ulster Senior Club Football Championship with the club. He usually plays in the half forward line for Derry and midfield for Dungiven.

Playing career[edit]


Murphy made his Derry debut in 1998.[1] He was called up to the team again during the 2000/2001 National Football League.[2]

He was part of the Derry team that won the 2008 National League where Derry beat Kerry in the final.[3][4]


Murphy and Dungiven won the Derry Senior Football Championship in 1997 and the club also went on to win that year's Ulster Senior Club Football Championship.[1] They were defeated by Corofin of Galway in the All-Ireland Club Championship semi-final the following February.




Note: The above lists may be incomplete. Please add any other honours you know of.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Derry player profiles 2008". Official Derry GAA website. Early 2008. Retrieved 17 January 2009.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Coleman delivers a new-look Derry". BBC Sport Online. 19 October 2000. Retrieved 21 January 2008. 
  3. ^ "Derry 2-13 Kerry 2-09 2008 National League Final report". RTÉ. Retrieved 27 April 2008. 
  4. ^ "Derry 2-13 Kerry 2-09 2008 National League Final report - Derry GAA website". Derry GAA website. Retrieved 27 April 2008. 
  5. ^ "Derry line-ups 2005". Derry GAA website. Retrieved 2 April 2008. 

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