Donegal All Time Greats: Profile #1 Michael Murphy
A club player with Glenswilly, Michael Murphy has captained the Donegal senior inter-county football team since 2011.
Though targeted by Australian rules football clubs since 2007, Murphy has declined all offers, preferring instead to stay in Ireland and continue his immensely successful Gaelic football career. He has, however, played for the Ireland international rules football team and captained the team for 2013 and 2014.
Murphy was named All Stars Young Footballer of the Year in 2009 after a sensational season. Murphy has led Donegal to four Ulster Senior Football Championships, the only Donegal captain to do so. He then led them further by lifting the Sam Maguire Cup in 2012.
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email email@example.com To contact Donegal Post, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Inish Times, email email@example.com.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.