Ryan Murphy, Claremont’s best first-year player last season when he excelled as a rebounding defender, is likely to be seen in a different role this season.
That’s a considered conclusion after watching him in action in a spirited intra-club scratch match at Claremont Oval on Saturday morning.
Coach Darren Harris was keen to experiment with the skilful Murphy and used him as a midfielder, who was immediately under notice with a dashing performance in the opening quarter. He is fast, clever, composed and delights with his precise kicking.
The 20-year-old Murphy played in a back pocket and on a half-back flank last year when he used his pace to break the lines and set up attacking moves.
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