Rugby World Cup 2019: Conor Murray (Ireland)

  • 05/04/2019

Born: April 20, 1989 in Limerick, Ireland

Position: Halfback 

Club: Munster 

Height: 1.88m

Weight: 93kgs

Caps:  79

Outplayed Aaron Smith during the 2017 Lions tour, with three near-perfect halfback displays. 

The best box-kick in world rugby, he also possesses a bullet pass with a Justin Marshall-esque running game.

Murray has been at the top of the food chain of world rugby halfbacks for the past five-years and his skillset provides further evidence as to why the Irish a force that can't be ignored in Japan.

The 2019 tournament will be the 30-year-old's third World Cup.


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