Murphy moves to Harlequins

Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:55
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NEWS: Harlequins have signed England loosehead prop Dan Murphy from Gloucester.

Murphy joins Quins after five years at Gloucester where he made 98 appearances, scoring eight tries.

Prior to his time at Kingsholm, the 30-year-old made 80 appearances for London Irish.

"I’m really excited to be involved with Harlequins, it is a great club with an impressive setup," Murphy said.

"I’ve always admired the way Harlequins play, every player is encouraged to get their hands on the ball and play.

"I’m excited to be a part of that and get going for the new season.”

Confirming the news John Kingston, Harlequins Director of Rugby added: "I am delighted that Dan has chosen to join Harlequins, he will bring a wealth of experience in a key area for the team,"

Harlequins have not disclosed the length of the loosehead's contract.

 

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