Shaun Murphy was this week’s guest on The Wexford Hurling Podcast…
Speaking to hosts Ben Bernie and Garry Doran, Murphy spoke about his time with the Wexford hurling set-up, the highs and lows, the Tipperary defeat, and his role as Wexford’s sweeper under Davy Fitzgerald.
Always, one interesting question posed to the guests on the show is ‘who is the best hurler you’ve ever played with’ which he answered without too much hesitation.
Another interesting question posed to the former Wexford hurler was regarding his toughest ever opponent on the hurling pitch.
“Big Wally (Walsh) is not too easiest man. With the long balls, and about five foot over your head.”
“But in recent years, Tony Kelly. He’s all action all over the field. He’s a man that you have to worry about, both off left and right, and running around. Nailing him down is not easy at times,” Murphy said.
At training, he stated that Rory O’Connor and Lee Chin were often difficult opponents, while at Oulart-The Ballagh, he described Nicky Kirwan as a “silent assassin.”
The full podcast can be listened to below:
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