A second-row forward, Frawley was a member of Eastern Suburbs' first premiership decider in rugby league's foundation season of 1908. In his final season, 1911, Frawley was a member of Easts first premiership winning side.
Frawley served with the 1st Australian Imperial Force in on the Western Front during World War I. He embarked from Sydney in 1916 on HMAT A15 Star of England as a Sergeant with the 15th reinforcement for the 4th Battalion. He survived his service but died of influenza on 16 June 1919 on his return to Sydney aged 33. Mick Frawley was buried at Waverley Cemetery the following day.
- M Frawley war record
- Sydney Morning Herald. Death/Funeral Notice. 17/06/1919 (page 5).
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