Conor Murray Biography

Conor Murray

Quick Facts About Conor Murray

Celebrated Name Conor Murray
Age 32 Years
Nick Name Conor Murray
Birth Name Conor Murray
Birth Date 1989-04-20
Gender Male
Profession Rugby Player
Nationality Irish
Birth Nation Ireland
Place Of Birth Limerick, Ireland
Horoscope Taurus
College / University St. Munchin’s College
Career Start 2010
Awards 2014 Munster Rugby Player of the Year, 2017 Rugby Players Ireland Players’ Player of the Year, 2018 Midi Olympics World Player of the Year, etc.
Father Gerry Murray
Mother Barbara Murray
Sisters Aisling Murray and Sarah Murray
Marital Status Dating
Girl Friend Joanna Cooper
Height 6 ft. 1 inches
Weight 94kg
Body Shape Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Rugby Career
Salary €730,988
Current Club Munster
Position Scrum-half
Jersey Number 9
Links Instagram

Conor Murray is an Irish rugby union who plays for Munster in the United Rugby Championship and European Rugby Championship Cup as a scrum-half. Previously, he has represented Garryowen in the All-Ireland League. Before rugby, he played Gaelic football with Patrickwell and Limerick.

He has represented Ireland and the British & Irish Lions on the international level, whom he captained in 2021. He has represented Irish at U20 and the senior level. 

What is Conor Murray Famous For?

  • Being a professional rugby player.

Honors

  • Won the 2010-11 United Rugby Championship with Munster.
  • Won 2014, 2015, 2018 Six Nations Championship with Ireland.
  • Won the 2018 Grand Slam with Ireland.
  • Won the 2018 Triple Crown with Ireland. 
  • Won 2013, 2017, 2021 British & Irish Lions tours with British & Irish Lions.

Individual 

  • Won the 2014 Munster Rugby Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2017 Rugby Players Ireland Players’ Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2018 Midi Olympics World Player of the Year.

Where is Conor Murray From?

Conor Murray was born on 20 April 1989. His birthplace is Limerick, Ireland. He was born to his father, Gerry Murray, and his mother, Barbara Murray where he grew up with his two sisters, Aisling Murray and Sarah Murray. He attended St. Munchin’s College and was part of the same Munster Schools Rugby Senior Cup squad as current Munster and Ireland colleague Keith Earls. He holds Irish nationality. His horoscope sign is Taurus. 

Conor Murray trophies

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Conor Murray Club Career

  • Previously, he has represented Garryowen in the All-Ireland League.
  • In 2010, he joined Munster and made his competitive debut for Munster against Connacht in the Celtic League on 18 April 2010. He part of the Munster A team that lost the final of the 2009-10 British and Irish Cup to Cornish Pirates on 16 May 2010. He made his European debut against Brive in April 2011. On 28 May 2011, he started at scrum-half against Leinster in the 2011 Celtic League Grand Final, which Munster won 19-9 in Thomond Park. In his first full season with Munster, he won the John McCarthy Award for Academy Player of the Year.
  • He made his Heineken Cup debut for Munster against Northampton Saints on 12 November 2011. On 18 December 2011, He won the Man of the Match award for Munster in their Heineken Cup Round 4 match against Scarlets. On 14 April 2012, he scored his first try for Munster in the United Rugby Championship league fixture against Glasgow Warriors. On 5 May 2012, won another Man of the Match award in Munster's league game against Ulster.
  • On 7 April 2013, he started in Munster's 18-12 Heineken Cup quarter-final victory over Harlequins. He also started the 16-10 semi-final defeat to Clermont Auvergne.
  • In December 2013, he signed a new two-year contract with Munster and the IRFU. 
  • On 8 May 2014, he won the 2014 Munster Senior Player of the Year Award.
  • On 27 September 2014, he captained Munster against Ospreys. On 4 October 2014, he was Man of the Match in Munster's 34-23 win against Leinster. On 18 October 2014, he started in Munster's first European Rugby Championship Cup game against Sale Sharks, scoring a try. 
  • On 17 January 2015, he was ruled out of the game against Saracens with a neck injury. On 25 January 2015, he missed the final pool game against Sale Sharks because of an injury. On 16 May 2015, he scored a hat-trick of tries and won the Man of the Match award in Munster's 50-27 win against Dragons. 
  • On 14 November 2015, he started the opening pool game of the 2015-16 European Rugby Champions Cup against Benetton. On 12 December 2015, he started against Leicester Tigers in the Champions Cup.
  • In January 2016, he signed a new three-year contract with Munster and the IRFU. On 10 May 2017, he won the Rugby Players Ireland Players’ Player of the Year, becoming the third Munster player in a row to win the accolade after CJ Stander (2016) and Paul O’Connell (2015). On 27 May 2017, he won his 100th cap for Munster when he started against Scarlets in the 2017 Pro12 Grand finale, which the Welsh side won 46-22.
  • In October 2017, he won the Rugby Writers of Ireland Player of the Year award. He was nominated for the Rugby Players Ireland Players’ Player of the Year, an accolade he'd won the previous season, when the nominees were announced in April 2018.
  • In September 2018, he signed a contract extension with Munster and the IRFU, a deal that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2022. Due to his neck injury, he missed the opening stages of the 2018-19 season, including the 2018 Autumn Tests, he made his return from injury during Munster's Pro14round 9 fixture against Italian side Zebre in a 32-7 away win. During round 6 of the 2018-19 tournament on 19 January 2019, he won his 50th Champions Cup cap in Munster's 9-7 victory against Exeter Chiefs as a result that ensured Munster advanced to a record 18th Champions Cup quarter-final.
  • On 14 May 2021, he earned his 150th cap for Munster in their 24-20 home defeat against provincial rivals Connacht in round 3 of the Pro14 Rainbow Cup.  

Conor Murray Ireland

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Conor Murray International Career

  • He has represented Ireland and the British & Irish Lions.
  • He has represented Irish at U20 and the senior level.
  • He made his Ireland debut against France on 13 August 2011.
  • He was part of Ireland’s squad that played in 2011, 2015, 2019 Rugby World Cup and 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 Six nations Champions where he won 2014, 2015, 2018 Six Nations Championship.
  • He was part of Ireland’s squad that won the 2018 Grand Slam and Triple Crown.
  • In December 2020, he was named in World Rugby’s Men's 15s Team of the Decade for 2010-2019.
  • He was part of the British & Irish Lions’s squad that won the 2013, 2017, 2021 British & Irish Lions tours.

Conor Murray Gaelic Football

  • Before becoming a professional rugby player, he played Gaelic football with Patrickwell and Limerick. He represented Limerick in the Sarsfield Cup and also played for Limerick in the primary football games.

Conor Murray girlfriend

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Conor Murray Wife

Looking at his personal life, Conor Murray is not married. However, the Irish star is not single. He is reportedly dating a beautiful girl, Joanna Cooper. He shared a couple of pictures with her on his social media accounts where they seemed to be happy with each other. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Conor Murray Height and Weight

Conor Murray stands at a height of 1.87m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 94kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Conor Murray Net Worth and Salary

Conor Murray earns from his professional career as a rugby player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his salary is €730,988 where his net worth is not revealed yet. Any updates on his net worth will be updated here soon.

Did You Know?

  • He attended St. Munchin’s College and was part of the same Munster Schools Rugby Senior Cup squad as current Munster and Ireland colleague Keith Earls.
  • He has represented Ireland and the British & Irish Lions, whom he captained in 2021.
  • Before rugby, he played Gaelic football with Patrickwell and Limerick.
  • 2014 Munster Rugby Player of the Year.
  • 2017 Rugby Players Ireland Players’ Player of the Year.
  • 2018 Midi Olympics World Player of the Year.