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RIP Brian Frawley

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1 RIP Brian Frawley on Tue Sep 27, 2016 3:35 pm


Nice article about former pro-runner Brian Frawley who passed away recently at the age of 82.

Brian won the 600yds off the backmark of 16yds at Stawell in 1957.

His son Tony was a very good half miler winning the 800m at Stawell in 1983. Another son is Danny Frawley the former St Kilda champion and Triple M/Foxtel commentator.

When I first got involved in the sport I remember hearing about how good Brian Frawley was. In the late 50's and 1960's he was a regular backmarker in the middle distance events, in an era when the best pro runners were genuine class and on a par with the elite amateurs. Like a lot of the runners at the time, Brian needed to run to earn prize-money to supplement his income, foregoing any chance of running at national (amateur) championships.

The funeral was earlier today.

2 Re: RIP Brian Frawley on Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:39 am


Brian Frawley was also the great uncle of Grace O'Dwyer, there was a great send of for him yesterday and a fabulous wake for him at the Bungaree Netball and Football club, pro running was heavily featured. Tony, Danny and Mick Frawley gave great, entertaining and emotional tributes to a fantastic man.

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