Last link to Polo Grounds final is broken

July 06, 2016

The late Mick Finucane. Pic via Ballydonoghue GAA

The last link to the famous Polo Grounds All-Ireland SFC final in New York has been broken with the passing of former Kerry footballer Mick Finucane at the age of 93.

The Ballydonoghue clubman was a substitute as the Kingdom lost 2-7 to 2-11 to Cavan on what was the first and only time the final was played outside Ireland.

A Munster medalist, Mick made five championship and five league appearances in the famed Kerry jersey from 1947 to 1950.

Funeral arrangements:

Reposing at Finucane's Funeral Home, Moyvane, on Thursday, from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Arriving to St. Theresa's Church, Ballydonoghue, for 11.00 a.m. Mass on Friday morning, burial afterwards to St. John's graveyard, Ballybunion. Family flowers only, donations to Alzheimer's Association, Family Resource Centre, Listowel.



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