Frank Malone (Gaelic footballer)

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Frank Malone
Personal information
Irish name Prionsias Ó Maoileoin
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left corner-back
Born 1903
Naas, County Kildare, Ireland
Died 2 September 1953 (aged 50)
Naas, County Kildare, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
Naas
Club titles
Kildare titles 6
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1926-1932 Kildare
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 6
All-Irelands 2
NFL 0

Laurence F. "Frank" Malone (1903 – 2 September 1953) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a left corner-back for the Kildare senior team.[1]

Malone made his debut during the 1926 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen during the golden age of Kildare football. During that time he won two All-Ireland medals and six Leinster medals. Higgins was an All-Ireland runner-up on three occasions.

At club level Malone was a six-time county club championship medalist with Naas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Death of a noted footballer". Kildare history website. Retrieved 26 December 2012.