A brand new life after rugby

Former Connacht Rugby scrum half Frank Murphy has left behind the competitive sports world to pursue a creative career as a branding and editorial illustrator.

17th January, 2015
A brand new life after rugby

Murphy retired at the end of last season, following a 12-year career playing with Connacht Rugby, Leicester Tigers and Munster Rugby.

“I’ve always enjoyed art and design, but because I played professional rugby straight out of school, I never looked at it as more than a hobby,” said Murphy, who established his new venture this month.

His interest in visual design prompted Murphy to undertake a four-year degree course in graphic...

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