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Conor Murray wins Munster Player of the Year award

Updated: Friday, 09 May 2014 09:55 | Comments

Conor Murray helped Munster to the Heineken Cup semi-finals Conor Murray
Conor Murray helped Munster to the Heineken Cup semi-finals Conor Murray

Scrum-half Conor Murray has been named Munster Rugby Player of the Year.

The 25-year-old Ireland international fought off stiff competition from fellow nominees James Coughlan and Ian Keatley.

The Young Player of the Year was awarded to 21-year-old out-half JJ Hanrahan, while wing forward Shane Buckley received the John McCarthy Award for the Greencore Academy Player of the Year.

Women's Player of the Year went to Currow's Siobhan Fleming, picking up the award for a second time the international back row was recently named in Ireland's World Cup extended training squad.

Full list of Munster Rugby Award winners for season 2013/14:
Killorglin RFC – Mini Section of the Year
Bantry Bay RFC – Youth Section of the Year
Crescent College Comprehensive – School of the Year
Clonmel RFC – Junior Club of the Year
Nenagh Ormond RFC – Senior Club of the Year
Kieran Barry – Referee of the Year
Siobhan Fleming – Women's Player of the Year
Brian O'Brien – Hall of Fame
Shane Buckley – The John McCarthy Award for Greencore Academy 
JJ Hanrahan – Young Player of the Year
Conor Murray – Player of the Year

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