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|Birth name||Johne Murphy|
|Date of birth||10 November 1984|
|Place of birth||Rathangan, County Kildare, Ireland|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||98 kg (15 st 6 lb, 216 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Murphy signed a one-year contract extension with Munster in April 2014, which will see him remain with the province until at least June 2015. In June 2015, it was announced that Murphy would be leaving Munster.
Murphy played for the Ireland A side that was defeated by England Saxons on 1 February 2008. He joined the Ireland squad for their 2010 Summer Tour as a replacement for Shane Horgan and played against the Barbarians in June 2010. He was called up to Ireland's senior training squad for the 2011 Six Nations Championship. Murphy was selected in the Emerging Ireland squad on 26 May 2014. He started against Russia in their first 2014 IRB Nations Cup match on 13 June 2014. He captained the team in their second game against Uruguay on 18 June 2014. Murphy started in the 31-10 win Romania on 22 June 2014, a win that secured the 2014 IRB Nations Cup for Emerging Ireland.