Jamie Murphy (curler)

Jamie Murphy (born 13 April 1981 in Fredericton, New Brunswick) is a Canadian curler from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.[2] He skips his own team,[3] and played at his first Brier in 2012.[4]

Jamie Murphy
Born (1981-04-13) April 13, 1981
Team
Curling clubHalifax CC,
Halifax, NS[1]
SkipJamie Murphy
ThirdPaul Flemming
SecondScott Saccary
LeadPhilip Crowell
AlternateAndrew Gibson
Career
Brier appearances5 (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Top CTRS ranking18th (2015–16)

Career

Jamie Murphy, originally from Quispamsis,[5] is a former junior curler, representing New Brunswick at the Canadian Junior Championships in 2001 and 2002.[6]

Murphy's team had a notable 2010 season, losing in the semifinal of the Nova Scotia Men's Provincial Championship that year.[7]

In 2012 the team captured their provincial championship, defeating former Brier champion Mark Dacey. This earned Murphy's team their first trip to the Brier.[4]

Teams

SeasonSkipThirdSecondLeadEvents
2009–10Jamie MurphyJordan PinderJon WambackDon McDermaid2010 NS
2010–11Jamie MurphyJordan PinderKris GranchelliDon McDermaid2011 NS
2011–12Jamie MurphyJordan PinderMike BardsleyDon McDermaid2012 NS, Brier
2012–13Jamie MurphyJordan PinderMike BardsleyDon McDermaid2013 NS
2013–14Jamie MurphyJordan PinderMike BardsleyDon McDermaid
2014-15Jamie MurphyJordan PinderScott BabinTyler Gamble
2015-16Jamie MurphyJordan PinderScott SaccaryPhilip Crowell

Personal life

Murphy's sister, Jeanette Murphy, is also a successful curler, listed as an alternate with Andrea Kelly's New Brunswick women's championship winning team.[5] He works as a general manager with ADESA Halifax. He is married and has two children.[8]

References

  1. http://www.curling.ca/scoreboard/#!/competitions/2254/teams/10913/team_athletes/10913-fourth-8077
  2. 2017 Home Hardware RTTR Media Guide
  3. Canadian Curling Association (2012). "Championships - Tim Hortons Brier - Teams". curling.ca. Canadian Curling Association. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
  4. Mosher, Monty (2012-02-13). "Murphy earns first Tankard title". thechronicleherald.ca. The Chronicle Herald. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
  5. Andrew Rankin (2012-02-25). "Murphy looking forward to challenges of the Brier". Telegraph Journal. p. C14.
  6. Murray McCormick (2012-03-03). "Howard, Koe lead the pack in Brier field". Telegraph Journal. p. C8.
  7. Mosher, Monty (2012-02-12). "Murphy heads to Tankard final". thechronicleherald.ca. The Chronicle Herald. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
  8. 2017 Brier Media Guide: Team Nova Scotia


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