|Date of birth||2 January 1963|
|Original team(s)||Geelong West (VFA)|
|Height||169 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1991.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Murphy was a rover who played 107 games for Carlton. He was recruited in 1984, after finishing as runner-up for the J. J. Liston Trophy while playing for Geelong West in the VFA in 1983. He kicked 39 goals for Carlton in 1985, and played in Carlton's 1987 premiership team. After leaving the club in 1991 he moved to Collingwood, but did not end up playing a game for them, and then returned to the VFA with Werribee in 1992.
- Gerry Carmen (25 August 1983). "Swan wins Liston". The Age. Melbourne, VIC. p. 28.
- Phil Cleary (8 April 1992). "VFA goes home to fans". The Sunday Age (Sports Liftout). Melbourne, VIC. p. 18.
- Fraser Murphy's playing statistics from AFL Tables