Paddy Meegan

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Paddy Meegan
Personal information
Irish name Pádraig Ó Miagáin
Sport Gaelic football
Position Right corner-forward
Born 1922
Syddan, County Meath, Ireland
Died 14 November 2012 (aged 90)
Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland
Occupation Farmer
Club(s)
Years Club
Syddan
Club titles
Meath titles 3
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
1942-1954 Meath 50
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 5
All-Irelands 2
NFL 2
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 14:04, 17 November 2012.

Patrick "Paddy" Meegan (1922 – 14 November 2012) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a right corner-forward for the Meatah senior team.[1]

Meegan made his first appearance for the team during the 1942 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement after the 1954 championship. During that time he won two All-Ireland medals, five Leinster medals and two National Football League medals. Meegan was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.

At club level Meegan was a three-time county championship medalist with Syddan.

Honours[edit]

Team[edit]

Syddan
Meath
Leinster

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Death of Meath legend Paddy Meegan". Hogan Stand website. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Séamus Heery
Meath Senior Football Captain
1952
Succeeded by
Achievements
Preceded by
Seán Flanagan
(Connacht)
Railway Cup Football Final
winning captain

1952-1953
Succeeded by
Stephen White
(Leinster)