Fagan, Frank

Frank Fagan will be remembered as a true Newtown Blues legend. Frank passed away on March 22nd, 2010. He was active in sport from a very young age and was involved in the GAA for most of his life. He played for schools teams before breaking into the Blues' ranks. In 1961, he had the honour of captaining Newtown Blues to the Louth senior football championship and Frank went on to collect a grand total of five SFC medals. In 1986, Frank was manager of the Newtown Blues team that won the Joe Ward, Cardinal O'Donnell and ACC Cups. He also played for Louth. At Frank's funeral, a Guard of Honour was formed by former team mates from Newtown Blues and the Louth team of 1961. At the request of the County Board, a minute's silence was held prior to Louth's NFL Division Three clash with Antrim at Casement Park.

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