Tadhgo Crowley

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Tadhgo Crowley
Personal information
Irish name Tadhg Ó Cruadhlaoich
Sport Gaelic football
Position Centre-back
Born 24 April 1921
Clonakilty, County Cork
Died 4 December 1963 (aged 42)
Clonakilty, County Cork
Nickname Tadhgo
Club(s)
Years Club
1939-1957 Clonakilty
Club titles
Cork titles 7
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1943-1949 Cork 15 (0-3)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 3
All-Irelands 1
NFL 0

Tadhgo Crowley (24 April 1921 – 4 December 1963) was an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a centre-back for the Cork senior team.[1]

Crowley made his first appearance for the team during the 1943 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen for the rest of the decade. During that time he won one All-Ireland medal and three Munster medals. In 1945 Crowley captained the team to the All-Ireland title.[2]

Crowley also enjoyed a successful club career with Clonakilty, winning seven county championship medals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cork GAA Profile". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 25 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Clonakilty GAA history". Clonakilty GAA website. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Cork Senior Football Captain
1943
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Dessie Cullinane
Cork Senior Football Captain
1945
Succeeded by
Dave Magnier
Achievements
Preceded by
Jimmy Murray
(Roscommon)
All-Ireland Senior Football
winning captain

1945
Succeeded by
Paddy Kennedy
(Kerry)
Preceded by
Peeny Whelan
(Leinster)
Railway Cup Football Final
winning captain

1946
Succeeded by
Kevin Armstrong
(Ulster)