Derek Murphy

Derek Murphy

Position: Wing

Derek Murphy, a product of Pentrych, was a dashing Wing who played for Cardiff 1950/51 - 1957/58.

He was a good clubman and a Welsh trialist who deserved further honours.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1950/1951 36 26 3 7 12 2 2 0 46  
  1951/1952 33 25 2 6 9 0 0 0 27  
  1952/1953 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3  
  1953/1954 18 15 1 2 8 0 0 0 24  
  1954/1955 32 25 3 4 27 0 0 1 84  
  1955/1956 24 17 0 7 16 0 0 0 48  
  1956/1957 3 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 9  
  1957/1958 14 9 2 3 4 0 0 0 12  
  Total 162 120 11 31 80 2 2 1 253  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/09/1950 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 3 - 0  
  18/09/1950 Newton Abbot WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  23/09/1950 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  30/09/1950 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  02/10/1950 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  07/10/1950 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  14/10/1950 Swansea WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 11 - 6  
  21/10/1950 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  28/10/1950 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  30/10/1950 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  04/11/1950 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 12  
  11/11/1950 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  18/11/1950 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  25/11/1950 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  02/12/1950 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  09/12/1950 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  11/12/1950 Cambridge University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 0  
  21/12/1950 Cheltenham WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  26/12/1950 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  30/12/1950 Northumberland WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  01/01/1951 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  13/01/1951 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  20/01/1951 Bath Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 11  
  27/01/1951 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 6  
  03/02/1951 Sale Sharks WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 0  
  10/02/1951 London Welsh WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 26 - 0  
  17/02/1951 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  24/03/1951 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  31/03/1951 Plymouth Albion WI 0 1 1 0 5 W 16 - 3  
  02/04/1951 Falmouth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  03/04/1951 Penzance & Newlyn WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  14/04/1951 Blackheath WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 12  
  18/04/1951 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  21/04/1951 Scarlets WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 27 - 6  
  23/04/1951 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  28/04/1951 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1951 Bristol Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 8  
  05/09/1951 Cardiff & District WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 33 - 0  
  08/09/1951 Swansea WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 6  
  12/09/1951 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  15/09/1951 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  22/09/1951 British and Irish Lions WI 2 0 0 0 6 L 12 - 14  
  26/09/1951 Cheltenham WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  29/09/1951 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  03/11/1951 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  17/11/1951 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  24/11/1951 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  01/12/1951 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 9  
  15/12/1951 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  22/12/1951 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  27/12/1951 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  29/12/1951 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  05/01/1952 Moseley WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  19/01/1952 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 0  
  26/01/1952 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  02/02/1952 Sale Sharks WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  23/02/1952 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 14  
  08/03/1952 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  15/03/1952 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  24/03/1952 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  05/04/1952 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  12/04/1952 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  14/04/1952 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/04/1952 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  19/04/1952 Plymouth Albion WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  21/04/1952 Penzance & Newlyn WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 10 - 5  
  22/04/1952 Falmouth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  26/04/1952 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  28/04/1952 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1952 Cardiff & District WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  06/10/1952 Old Belvedere WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/11/1953 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  28/11/1953 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 3  
  02/12/1953 Combined Services WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 18  
  02/01/1954 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  16/01/1954 Bath Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  23/01/1954 Sale Sharks WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 31 - 3  
  24/03/1954 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 13  
  27/03/1954 Cheltenham WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  31/03/1954 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 6  
  07/04/1954 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 10  
  10/04/1954 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 5 - 5  
  19/04/1954 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  20/04/1954 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  24/04/1954 Plymouth Albion WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  26/04/1954 Penzance & Newlyn WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 15 - 3  
  27/04/1954 St Ives WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  29/04/1954 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  01/05/1954 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/10/1954 Aberavon WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 32 - 11  
  09/10/1954 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 24 - 0  
  16/10/1954 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  23/10/1954 Neath WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 14 - 3  
  30/10/1954 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 6  
  04/11/1954 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 23 - 0  
  13/11/1954 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  20/11/1954 Scarlets WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 0  
  27/11/1954 Gloucester Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 9 - 8  
  04/12/1954 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  13/12/1954 Cambridge University WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 3 - 11  
  18/12/1954 Rosslyn Park WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 31 - 0  
  27/12/1954 Wasps WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 3  
  28/12/1954 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  08/01/1955 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 3  
  29/01/1955 Cheltenham WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  05/02/1955 Bristol Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 6  
  12/02/1955 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 0  
  19/02/1955 Newport WI 0 0 0 1 3 W 6 - 0  
  05/03/1955 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  12/03/1955 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  19/03/1955 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 3 D 11 - 11  
  26/03/1955 Leicester Tigers WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 32 - 9  
  31/03/1955 Birkenhead Park WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  02/04/1955 Halifax WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 9  
  09/04/1955 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  11/04/1955 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  12/04/1955 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  16/04/1955 Devonport Services WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  19/04/1955 St Ives WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 6  
  23/04/1955 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 22 - 13  
  27/04/1955 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 5  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1955 Cardiff & District WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 0  
  03/09/1955 Birkenhead Park WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 11  
  19/09/1955 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/09/1955 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  08/10/1955 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  15/10/1955 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  10/12/1955 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  17/12/1955 Rosslyn Park WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  26/12/1955 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 3  
  31/12/1955 Stade Nantais Université Club WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 26 - 9  
  01/01/1956 Paris University WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 14 - 6  
  07/01/1956 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  14/01/1956 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 3  
  21/01/1956 Bath Rugby WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 0  
  18/02/1956 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  03/03/1956 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 9  
  10/03/1956 Bridgend Ravens WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 24 - 9  
  21/03/1956 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  24/03/1956 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  27/03/1956 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  02/04/1956 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 11  
  03/04/1956 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  10/04/1956 St Ives WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 6  
  11/04/1956 Newton Abbot WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/04/1957 Cardiff & District WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 25 - 8  
  22/04/1957 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 8  
  23/04/1957 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/09/1957 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 3  
  05/10/1957 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 3 - 0  
  09/10/1957 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 3  
  12/10/1957 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  19/10/1957 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/10/1957 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  02/11/1957 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 8  
  09/11/1957 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  16/11/1957 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  26/12/1957 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  27/12/1957 Watsonians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  28/12/1957 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  15/03/1958 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  22/03/1958 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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