Murphy Named on Home Internationals Team

John Murphy April 2016Munster Boys winner John Murphy was named on the Irish team that will compete in the Boys Home Internationals next week.  Murphy is one of two Munster players named on a strong side that features the winners of the Irish Boys, Leinster Boys and Munster Boys events.  Andrew Mulhall from Waterford Castle is the other Munster golfers to be named on the team of 11.  Murphy is currently in action in the Ulster Boys Open at Bangor Golf Club.  Murphy shot an opening 75 in testing conditions and is well inside the cut mark going into day two.  Shane Galvin (Fota Island) and Adam Walsh (Mallow) are also in action.

The Boys Home Internationals take place in Ballyliffin from the 2-4 August.

It’s a double for Kinsale as Murphy follows Cathal Butler in being named on the Irish team, Butler took part in the home internationals which were held in Wales last year.

The mens team was also named yesterday with Robin Dawson getting a call up for the international matches.  The world university champion is on a strong Irish team who head for Scotland in two weeks time.

Teams in full:
Boys Home Internationals 
John Brady (Rosslare)
Owen Crooks (Bushfoot)
Alan Fahy (Dun Laoghaire)
Ross Kelly (Tuam)
Marc McKinstry (Cairndhu)
Andrew Mullhall (Waterford Castle)
Thomas Mulligan (Co. Louth)
John Murphy (Kinsale)
Hugh O’Hare (Fortwilliam)
Mark Power (Kilkenny)
Cameron Raymond (Newlands)
Team Captain – Cathal McConn (Roscommon)
Team Manager – Jimmy Duggan (Galway)
National Coach – Neil Manchip
Home Internationals
Colm Campbell (Warrenpoint)
Robin Dawson (Tramore)
John Ross Galbraith (Whitehead)
Alex Gleeson (Castle)
Stuart Grehan (Tullamore)
Sean Flanagan (Co Sligo)
Rowan Lester (Hermitage)
Paul McBride (The Island)
Tiarnan McLarnon (Massereene)
Conor O’Rourke (Naas)
Conor Purcell (Portmarnock)
Team Captain – Tony Goode (Lucan)
Team Manager – John Carroll (Bandon)
National Coach – Neil Manchip