DEATH OF A NOTED FOOTBALLER

by jdurney on September 3, 2011

Leinster Leader 5 September 1953
Death of noted footballer

The death took place in Naas District Hospital on Wednesday morning last of Mr. Laurence F. (Frank) Malone, the noted Kildare footballer of Digby Bridge, Naas. Winner of two All-Ireland football medals with Kildare, as well as a Tailteann medal (1928) and about six Leinster Championships, the late Frank Malone played at left full-back. He was a member of the Caragh team from 1919 until its amalgamation with Raheens. He last played in 1941. The interment took place in Caragh Cemetery on Thursday.

A Leinster Leader report from 5 September 1953 on the death of noted Kildare footballer, Frank Malone

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