- Ted Murphy was born in the Claddagh and reared in Two Mile Ditch, Castlegar (new window) where he became one the Greatest Castlegar Hurlers and was honoured in our team of the Century announced in 1998.
- Educated in Castlegar National School
- Ted "cut his teeth" at Senior Hurling level, at a youthful 16 years of age when they overcame Turlough in 1963.
- A Hurling Powerhouse; an inspiration to those after him. Respected, by those who played against him, and with him.
- Club President, 2011.
- "But a move that brought Ted Murphy to midfield and Paddy Glynn into the "Cashel" attack was the basis for a remarkable Castlegar comeback. Murphy was "unbeatable" in the second half" - County Quarter Final - Castlegar versus Carnmore in 1972. ( Carnmore dot net, link, now broken).
- Castlegar Hurling Club Senior Championship Winning Teams of 1969 , 1973, and 1979
- Castlegar Hurling Club Galway Senior and Connacht Championship Winning Team of 1972
- 1980 All-Ireland Club Championship Victory
- Under Sixteen, Castlegar versus Athenry - "Ted Murphy and John Connolly were outstanding for Castlegar who won by 5-6 to 4-2.". http://athenrygaa.ie/en/2012-46.html
- Castlegar versus Ballycastle - "Ted Murphy ever-reliable, staunch and true" - Result, Castlegar 1-11, Ballycastle 1-8. Ref. http://archive.advertiser.ie/pages/view.php?ref=6774
- "Ted Murphy gave Ray Cummins a horrid time" ...."It was the most intense game I ever remember" - Castlegar versus Blackrock, 1980 Club Semi-Final. Ref.http://www.kilkennycats.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=19
- "I take my hat off once again to old reliable Ted Murphy, who, I'm told, was playing in liis tenth S.H. Final and was as solid and dependable as". Ref.Advertiser Archives.
- Ted is a Nephew to one Tom Murphy (R.I.P., the County Hurler) and First Cousin to another Tom Murphy, - both gifted in the Hurling arena.
- Ted Murphy - R.I.P.. Buried in Renville, Oranmore, Galway on the 18th of June, 2012.
- John Connolly was interviewed on Galway Bay FM, speaking of Ted on the weekend following his death.
Ted worked with the Galway County Council in the mid 1960's. Many locals were there that time including Paddy Joe Casserly, Sean Casserly, Johnny Maloney, Micheal Cresham, Jim Furey and Tommy Grealish (Junior and Senior, as sub contractors) , to name a few. Jack Murphy sold the quarry in Two Mile Ditch to Roadstone (C.R.H.) and many people left the Council to join Roadstone - Ted was one of those, and worked there for a few decades. He Hurled with Roadstone also, in The Inter-Firms Competitions.
Listen to Ollie Turner speak about Ted Murphy and Stephen Francis, as they were selected to be on a theoretical Hurling Team of the '60's.