Death of Cavan All-Ireland SFC winner

August 09, 2020

Cavan All Ireland champions 1952: Back Row (Left to Right): Paul Fitzsimons, Tony Tighe, Peter Donohoe, Liam Maguire, Brian Gallagher, Victor Sherlock, Tom Hardy, Bartley McEnroe, Aidan Corrigan, Edwin Carolan, Simon Deignan, Vincent Clarke, James McCabe. Front Row (Left to Right): John Sheridan, Terry Keogan, Des Maguire, Seamus Morris, Johnny Cusack, Seamus Hetherton, Phil Brady, Mick Higgins (Captain), Pat Carolan, JJ Cassidy and Brian O Reilly.

James McCabe, an All-Ireland SFC winner with Cavan in 1952, has died aged 89.

He is the second member of Cavan's last All-Ireland winning team to die in recent weeks with Johnny Cusack also passing away.

McCabe was corner back when the Breffni County defeated neighbours Meath in the 1952 All-Ireland final after a replay at Croke Park.

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