Stephen White (Gaelic footballer)

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Stephen White
Personal information
Irish name Stiofán de Faoite
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left corner-back
Born 1 September 1928
Cooley, County Louth, Ireland
Died 6 September 2009 (aged 81)
Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland
Occupation Insurance agent
Club(s)
Years Club
Cooley Kickhams
Mountbellew
Young Irelands
Club titles
Louth titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1947-1963 Louth
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4
All-Irelands 1
NFL 0

Stephen White (1 September 1928 – 6 September 2008) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a left wing-back for the Louth senior team.[1][2][3]

White made his debut on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Galway minor team before later joining the junior side. He joined the Louth senior team for the 1947 championship. White went on to play a key role during a hugely successful era, and won one All-Ireland medal and four Leinster medals. White was an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.

White was a member of the Leinster inter-provincial team on a number of occasions and won four Railway Cup medal. He retired from inter-county football following the conclusion of the 1963 championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Louth great Stephen White passes away". Hogan Stand. 7 September 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Stephen White was arguably Louth's greatest player of all time". Dundalk Democrat. 2009-09-08. Retrieved 2009-09-09. 
  3. ^ "Death of Stephen White". The Irish Times. 2009-09-08. Retrieved 2009-09-09.