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#Conor Murray

# conor-murray - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Munster's Springboks-esque game plan a dispiriting sight for province's fans

The tactical approach from Johann van Graan’s side felt far too familiar as they came up short again.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

'If Murray is playing that first half for England, he's probably man of the match'

Ireland lock James Ryan says the forwards need to make life easier for Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Jacob Stockdale: ‘I am playing a lot better now than I performed in 2018’

Ireland wing says he is not worried by his try-scoring drought.

# conor-murray - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Analysis: "Murray, give it to me, Murray!" - Ireland show try-scoring edge

Andy Farrell’s side left plenty of room for improvement even as they notched a bonus point.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'Under Joe, there was no hoping': O'Gara wants more from Ireland's contestable kicks

The La Rochelle boss was disappointed with the chase on Jacob Stockdale’s side of the field against Scotland.

Out with the dreaded Monday review, Andy Farrell's are 'fun'

Ireland’s new training base in Abbottstown has allowed for tweaks too.

# conor-murray - Monday 3 February, 2020

Cooney and Murray side-by-side and content to keep challenging each other

The two scrum-halves were presented for media duty simultaneously today and it wasn’t awkward at all.

Cooney impresses in Ireland cameo but Murray 'will be happy enough'

Both Ireland scrum-halves contributed impressive moments against Scotland.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

'He’s brimming at the minute. We’re expecting good things from Conor'

Andy Farrell has opted to keep John Cooney on the Ireland bench for the Scotland clash.

# conor-murray - Monday 27 January, 2020

Conor Murray set to be retained in Farrell's Ireland team to face Scotland

Caelan Doris could make a Test debut in the Six Nations opener.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

'A lot of people have been asking questions about John Cooney today'

Andy Farrell continues to underline the importance of competition, but is tight-lipped over selection for next week’s Six Nations opener.

# conor-murray - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Munster satisfied with Murray's form as pressure comes on for Ireland spot

Johann van Graan says the scrum-half has been ‘really good’ in the red jersey recently.

# conor-murray - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'

Bernard Jackman has fears that Alby Mathewson’s departure will affect Munster’s trophy chances.

Munster look for scrum-half trio to push Murray after Mathewson departure

Nick McCarthy, Neil Cronin, and Craig Casey are in competition in the scrum-half pecking order.

# conor-murray - Friday 18 October, 2019

'It shows you that they're human' - Chicago changed everything for Ireland

Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray underlined the confidence within Joe Schmidt’s squad.

# conor-murray - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'The criticism is something through my career that I have gotten used to'

Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray says he doesn’t agree with some of the criticism that came his way over the past 12 months.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Analysis: Peerless Conor Murray's box kicking key to Ireland's big win

The scrum-half kicked 14 times against Scotland in Sunday’s World Cup clash.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'We're confident we can beat them' - Japan have a plan for Ireland

The Japanese squad have done their homework on Joe Schmidt’s squad.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

'It gave me a head start': Conor Murray's World Cup memories

The Ireland scrum-half is primed for his third World Cup.

# conor-murray - Monday 2 September, 2019

McGrath tenacity earns him the call over Marmion's past Test triumphs

The Connacht man had stepped up to deliver on some of the most impressive Irish performances in recent years.

# conor-murray - Friday 30 August, 2019

'Poor Jacob had to try and make reads that were really difficult'

The Ireland left wing faced criticism for his defensive decisions against England last weekend.

# conor-murray - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'We're mixing it up' - Ireland steer clear of box kicks for now

Joe Schmidt’s team have been experimenting with exits from their own 22.

# conor-murray - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Healy sprains ankle as 'communication error' sees Murray back on pitch

The loosehead prop has been cleared of an ankle break after an x-ray.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Murray and Ireland putting Six Nations disappointment in rear-view mirror

The scrum-half is set for his first outing of the season at Twickenham this weekend.

# conor-murray - Friday 12 July, 2019

'You need to be a happy squad': Ireland aim for balance between work and fun

Conor Murray says the squad are enjoying pre-season, despite being pushed to their limits on the pitch.

# conor-murray - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Munster 'err on the side of caution' as Murray pulls up with stiffness

Johann van Graan said the Munster scrum-half could have played against Connacht but they withdrew him as a precaution.

Conor Murray ruled out for Munster after taking knock during warm-up

Munster “didn’t want to take any risks” after pre-match knock.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Relaxed Murray nearing return to his best in Munster colours, says rival Mathewson

‘He is not putting too much pressure on himself and he is back having fun playing’, said the Kiwi of his fellow no.9.

# conor-murray - Friday 5 April, 2019

'I'm kind of sick of saying 'yeah, we feel we can do it this year''

Munster can secure a place in the Pro14 play-offs this evening as the province step up their chase of a first piece of silverware since 2011.

# conor-murray - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Murray: 'I know how good I can be and I'm hungry to show that off'

The Munster scrum-half says the recent criticism of his form didn’t affect him as he looks to return to his world-class best.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'If Tadhg hadn't stayed down, the referee might not have reversed the penalty'

Conor Murray believes Pascal Gauzere was correct to reverse a pivotal penalty in Munster’s favour at Murrayfield on Saturday.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'I wasn’t panicking' - Conor Murray unfazed by debate about his Six Nations form

Ireland’s scrum-half has been ignoring the debate around his form in the Six Nations.

# conor-murray - Monday 11 March, 2019

Cian Healy's law knowledge nearly delivers clever try against France

The Ireland loosehead prop realised the ruck had ended on the French goal line.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Analysis: How has Conor Murray been playing in the Six Nations?

The 29-year-old is not quite at his best but the concern around him has been exaggerated.

# conor-murray - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Sexton 'angry' and Murray 'frustrated' after stuttering Ireland display

Joe Schmidt warned that ‘there’s a real danger when you start trying too hard.’

# conor-murray - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Team-mates can ease pressure on Murray while he rediscovers best form - Murphy

The skills coach also feels Johnny Sexton will continue to play his game, despite the inherent injury threat it brings.

# conor-murray - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Conor Murray needs to offload Ireland's kicking responsibility to focus on returning to form

This week on The42 Rugby Weekly, Andy and Murray look at Ireland’s kicking habits, and how they are “over-relying” on the scrum-half.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

'Conor is a world class player': Van Graan not concerned by Murray's form during Six Nations

The Munster head coach said massive standards are constantly expected of players like Conor Murray.

# conor-murray - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Roux and Farrell earn Schmidt praise as Ireland get 'a rise in temperature'

The Ireland head coach was disappointed with his team’s kicking in Edinburgh.

# conor-murray - Monday 4 February, 2019

Ireland hope for more from Murray and Sexton, as well as positive injury news

CJ Stander, Devin Toner and Keith Earls are all doubts for the Scotland clash.

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