Alex Murphy OBE

Inducted into the Hall of Fame - 1988

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Born: 22 April 1939; St Helens, Lancashire

 

Position: Scrum-half

 

Career Dates: 1956-75

 

Clubs: St Helens, Leigh, Warrington


Murphy played from 1956-1975 and made over 500 professional appearances, 319 for St. Helens.

 

He is generally considered as one of the greatest half-backs ever to play the British game. This recognised by his 27-Test career, during which he toured Australia twice and was part of Great Britain’s World Cup winning team of 1960.

 

He also had a long coaching career and was awarded an OBE for his services to the game in 1998. He also features in the St Helens and Warrington Wolves Hall of Fames.