On hearing of his induction, he commented: "I am particularly honored to be accepting this award and joining the former players already inducted into the IRUPA Hall of Fame. This award means an awful lot to me especially as it comes from players I played with and against during my career."
In September 2004 he became only the fourth Ulster player to reach the 100-cap mark and currently he has 145 Ulster caps to his name.
Humphreys is Ireland's second most capped out-half with 72 caps and has scored 560 international points. He made his Ireland debut in 1996 and was ever present in the Ireland squad until he announced his retirement from the international game after the 2006 Six Nations campaign.
A qualified solicitor, Humphreys was educated at Ballymena Academy, Queen's University Belfast and Oxford University.
He received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Ulster in December 2003 for Services to Sport and an MBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours List in January 2004, making his full title, Dr David Humphreys MBE.
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