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Frank McGrath

DOB: 22 August 1917
Died: 27 May 2008

Debut: Round 1, 1944 against Richmond at Punt Road
Last MFC Game: Round 3, 1944 against Carlton at Punt Road

From: Boort

Number: 33 1944

Games: 2 (10 total)
Goals: 1 (4 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
0020.0

The older brother of Shane McGrath played a pair of games for Melbourne as a follower/forward while stationed with the RAAF at Point Cook.

With his opportunities at Melbourne limited he joined Carlton in 1945 for eight games. Coburg of the VFA had also lobbied for his services, and named him in their side expecting him to join them on the same week he debuted for the Blues. At the end of the season he was told he wouldn't be selected to play in the finals and retired from VFL football.

In 1951 McGrath was captain/coach of Charlton in the North Central League. After his football career he became president of Boort and Chairman of the North Central League.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1944 210

Lists
Carlton
Family
Players without photos

Notes
Probably the F. McGrath in the 1941 pre-season.

Media
The Australasian - 24/06/1944
The Argus - 10/08/1951

Links
Australian Football profile
Blueseum profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 30 March 2018 13:14:39 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 18)

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