Posted by eir GAA

Conlon plays at 43.

Age and beauty

Frank Joyce Conlon played for Kildare in a Leinster football clash at the grand old age of 43. Two years previously, Conlon scored 1-02 as his county picked up its second ever title in a 1-07 to 0-05 win over Kerry. Conlon was a stationmaster at Sallins railway station and was key figure in IRA intelligence during the War of Independence.