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Frank Cahill


Career: 1948 - 49
Debut: Round 4, 1948 vs Footscray, aged 26 years, 1 day
Carlton Player No. 622
Games: 23
Goals: 2
Guernsey No. 8 (4 games in 1948) and No. 3 (19 games 1948 - 49)
Last Game: Round 17, 1949 vs Geelong, aged 27 years, 98 days
Height: 188cm
Weight: 83kg
DOB: 7 May, 1922



Cahill played 22 games for Carlton commencing in Season 1948, kicking 2 goals. He was recruited from Footscray.

Much like fellow Blue Jimmy Goonan some 20 years earlier, Cahill would play 19 of those games in guernsey #3, 4 more in a different jumper (in Cahill's case, guernsey #8), making a grand total of 23 games for the Navy Blues.

Cahill played 21 games and booted 18 goals at the Western Oval 1938-45 and played his pre-VFL games at Spotswood and Emerald.

Cahill passed away on the 10th June, 1982 aged 60.

Footnote

The Horsham Times 29 December 1950, reported that Frank Cahill was appointed secretary of the Dimboola Football Club. He was last year's coach.

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