Irish rugby legend to star at annual bash

| 16/05/2013

GM Dinner.jpg(CRFU): The Cayman Rugby Football Union has confirmed that Geordan Murphy will be the guest speaker at the Union’s Annual Players Dinner to be held at Ristorante Papagallo on 14 June 2013. Murphy, who retired from International Rugby in May of 2012 having attained 74 caps for Ireland, 2 caps for the British and Irish Lions and 1 cap for the Barbarians recently announced his retirement from Professional Rugby this month after 16 years and over 320 games with premier English club side Leicester Tigers. Whilst Murphy is set to hang up his boots and take up a coaching position with Leicester next season he is still seen as one of the finest attacking fullbacks in the northern hemisphere.

His long list of career achievements includes;
– Earning his first Ireland cap against the USA in 2000 (scoring 2 tries on debut).
– Winning the Irish Sport Writers Player of the Season award at the end of the 2003 season.
– Being selected for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand in 2005.
– Featuring for Ireland in the 2007 & 2011 Rugby World Cups,
– Winning the 6 Nations Grand Slam with Ireland in 2009
– Winning the Premiership for Leicester 7 times
– Winning the Heineken Cup for Leicester 2 times.

Following on from last year’s speaker Shane Williams the Cayman Union is excited to host yet another great player from the modern Rugby era!

Tables of 10 at the dinner can be reserved by emailing and individual tickets can be purchased over the Cayman Rugby Club bar at a cost of CI$100.00 per head or CI$125.00 for non union members. The dinner includes a cocktail reception, 3 course seated dinner and a bottle of wine per person.

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