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#Conor Murray

# conor-murray - Friday 19 March, 2021

Conor Murray ignores 'outside noise' as he gets set to return for Ireland
# Perception
# Perception

Conor Murray ignores 'outside noise' as he gets set to return for Ireland

Mar 19th 2021, 1:00 AM 5,580 Views 9 Comments

The 31-year-old scrum-half makes his return tomorrow against England.

# conor-murray - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland
# Big Game
# Big Game

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland

Mar 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 13,157 Views 24 Comments

Ireland are looking for their second win of the 2021 Six Nations.

# conor-murray - Monday 1 March, 2021

Murray coming straight back at 9 for Ireland shouldn't be a foregone conclusion
# Competition
# Competition

Murray coming straight back at 9 for Ireland shouldn't be a foregone conclusion

Mar 1st 2021, 4:32 PM 9,649 Views 22 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra features discussion of Jamison Gibson-Park’s impact.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Sexton and Murray set to be back from injury for Ireland's clash with Italy
# Influential
# Influential

Sexton and Murray set to be back from injury for Ireland's clash with Italy

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 8:00 AM 19,957 Views 70 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell stressed the need for Ireland to make sure of a win in Rome.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

'We know we can't afford to slip up again'

'We know we can't afford to slip up again'

Feb 10th 2021, 5:50 PM 6,658 Views 19 Comments

Conor Murray is relishing this week’s clash with Antoine Dupont’s France.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Analysis: Where did Ireland's 25 tries come from last year?
# Trends
# Trends

Analysis: Where did Ireland's 25 tries come from last year?

Feb 3rd 2021, 11:08 AM 10,432 Views 7 Comments

The importance of the lineout and scrum is as clear as ever.

# conor-murray - Monday 25 January, 2021

'McGrath is particularly unlucky to miss out. He was impressive against Munster'
# Nines
# Nines

'McGrath is particularly unlucky to miss out. He was impressive against Munster'

Jan 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 31,243 Views 52 Comments

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra breaks down Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.

# conor-murray - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Munster have made strides in 2020 - now they need to win something
# Year In Review
# Year In Review

Munster have made strides in 2020 - now they need to win something

Dec 31st 2020, 11:30 AM 19,857 Views 24 Comments

Munster have chalked up some big wins in 2020 – but they need a trophy in 2021 to end a decade of near misses.

# conor-murray - Friday 18 December, 2020

'It’s down to me to keep playing well and hold on to the jersey' - Murray
# Nine
# Nine

'It’s down to me to keep playing well and hold on to the jersey' - Murray

Dec 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,843 Views 19 Comments

The 31-year-old continues as the first-choice for Munster and Ireland.

# conor-murray - Friday 13 November, 2020

'Being told I was captaining Ireland was cool, pretty humbling, unexpected'
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

'Being told I was captaining Ireland was cool, pretty humbling, unexpected'

Nov 13th 2020, 11:22 PM 15,251 Views 20 Comments

Stand-in skipper James Ryan admits Ireland will need to up their game significantly if they are to get a result in Twickenham next week.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Gibson-Park gets starting chance as Farrell welcomes competition for Murray
# Depth Chart
# Depth Chart

Gibson-Park gets starting chance as Farrell welcomes competition for Murray

Nov 11th 2020, 1:01 AM 9,047 Views 35 Comments

The Ireland boss is also set to give Billy Burns a debut off the bench against Wales.

# conor-murray - Friday 30 October, 2020

Murray not willing to throw box-kick away just yet
# Up And Under
# Up And Under

Murray not willing to throw box-kick away just yet

Oct 30th 2020, 6:01 AM 8,006 Views 12 Comments

The scrum-half took on the skill just twice last weekend, but isn’t willing to sound its death knell.

# conor-murray - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why
# Strategy
# Strategy

Conor Murray only box kicked twice for Ireland against Italy. This is why

Oct 25th 2020, 12:09 PM 50,941 Views 26 Comments

Ireland had encouraging variety in their kicking game as they beat Italy in Dublin.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

'Conor Murray's pass is the best pass in Ireland' - Brian O'Driscoll
# 9
# 9

'Conor Murray's pass is the best pass in Ireland' - Brian O'Driscoll

Oct 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 12,042 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland captain believes some criticism of the scrum-half has been unwarranted.

# conor-murray - Friday 9 October, 2020

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh
# Team News
# Team News

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh

Oct 9th 2020, 12:16 PM 17,243 Views 29 Comments

Last week’s hero Ben Healy starts at 10 for tomorrow evening’s clash in Thomond Park.

# conor-murray - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'
# Talent
# Talent

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'

Sep 30th 2020, 3:14 PM 33,701 Views 35 Comments

Munster’s Johann van Graan expects the likes of Craig Casey, John Hodnett, and Ben Healy to push for European starts.

# conor-murray - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Munster's Daly picks up injury ahead of Pro14 opener as Murray remains sidelined
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Munster's Daly picks up injury ahead of Pro14 opener as Murray remains sidelined

Sep 29th 2020, 10:31 AM 9,932 Views 27 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half suffered a thigh injury a month ago against Leinster.

# conor-murray - Saturday 5 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 5th 2020, 1:17 PM 17,652 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Defence
# Defence

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

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 59,001 Views 73 Comments

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’
# Winging It
# Winging It

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

Feb 19th 2020, 6:20 PM 7,277 Views 31 Comments

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
# 22 Visits
# 22 Visits

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

Feb 9th 2020, 1:32 PM 24,304 Views 9 Comments

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
# Thrill Of The Chase
# Thrill Of The Chase

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

Feb 4th 2020, 5:55 PM 10,891 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Craic The Whip
# Craic The Whip

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

Feb 4th 2020, 8:00 AM 35,014 Views 37 Comments

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
# Friends And Rivals
# Friends And Rivals

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 3:40 PM 12,718 Views 23 Comments

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'
# Battle
# Battle

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

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 10,776 Views 59 Comments

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'
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

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

Jan 29th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,845 Views 19 Comments

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
# Possible XV
# Possible XV

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

Updated Jan 27th 2020, 10:11 PM 40,946 Views 101 Comments

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'
# Competition
# Competition

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 3:46 PM 11,536 Views 12 Comments

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
# Competition
# Competition

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

Jan 9th 2020, 1:00 AM 9,535 Views 19 Comments

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

# conor-murray - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'Munster have less of a chance of winning something today than they had last week'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Nov 28th 2019, 5:00 PM 23,409 Views 35 Comments

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
# Options
# Options

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

Nov 28th 2019, 5:00 AM 11,101 Views 22 Comments

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
# Belief
# Belief

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

Oct 18th 2019, 1:05 AM 4,189 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

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

Sep 26th 2019, 5:32 PM 9,393 Views 6 Comments

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
# Class Act
# Class Act

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

Sep 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 23,963 Views 20 Comments

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
# Belief
# Belief

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

Sep 24th 2019, 7:43 AM 10,862 Views 16 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Sep 4th 2019, 2:29 PM 10,618 Views 14 Comments

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
# 9 Problems
# 9 Problems

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

Sep 2nd 2019, 4:09 PM 11,916 Views 48 Comments

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'
# Defence
# Defence

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

Aug 30th 2019, 8:02 PM 40,633 Views 46 Comments

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
# Tactics
# Tactics

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

Aug 29th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,048 Views 6 Comments

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
# Worries
# Worries

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

Aug 24th 2019, 5:33 PM 16,797 Views 27 Comments

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

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