Richie Murphy rugby player
Richie Murphy rugby player

Richie Murphy

1st Jan 1970 0.00m/kg Coach

A former Leinster out-half, Richie Murphy was educated in Presentation College, Bray where he captained his school to the 1990 Leinster Schools Junior Cup.

Richie has since become an important part of the backroom at Leinster who won the in 2011, 2012 & 2013 and back-to-back PRO12 titles in 2013 and 2014 after joining the Province as a Senior Skills & Kicking Coach in June 2010.

He previously held the position of Rugby Development Officer and Elite Player Development Officer where he oversaw the province’s underage development programme.

He has been working with the Senior Ireland squad for the last number of years as Skills & Kicking Coach and has played a key role in the development of such home-grown kicking talent as Jonathan Sexton and Ian Madigan.

Richie has been an important part of the backroom team for the province’s Heineken Cup successes in 2011 and 2012.

Richie was a member of the backroom staff for Ireland’s 2014 RBS Six Nations Championship-winning campaign and has worked with the side since.


ireland Ireland U20's
Head Coach
2023 - present
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Head Coach
2024 - present
ireland Ireland
2010 - 2023