In Memory Of Mick Murphy: 1941-2019

In Memory Of Mick Murphy: 1941-2019

Leigh Centurions are saddened to learn of the passing of their distinguished former player Mick Murphy (HN#721) at the age of 77. Mick’s life became immersed in the game of Rugby League so how differently might things have turned out had he not accepted Leigh’s terms to sign professional in the summer of 1963? Mick was playing rugby union in Liverpool at Waterloo and had trained as a schoolteacher when Leigh coach Alan Prescott persuaded him and his friend Mick Collins to switch codes. It was one of the best…

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