Johnny Egan, Irish Gaelic footballer, Died at 76

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John “Johnny” Egan was born in 1939, in Doon, County Offaly, Ireland and died on December 14, 2015.

He was an Irish Gaelic footballer.

He played as a left corner-back for the Offaly senior football team.

Johnny first excelled at Gaelic football in his youth.

Egan arrived on the inter-county scene when he first linked up with the Offaly minor team.

Johnny Egan made his senior debut during the 1957–58 league. Egan went on to play a key role for over a decade and won two Leinster medals on the field of play.

Egan was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.

At club level Egan began his career with Doon before later playing with Ballycumber and Kickhams in Dublin.

During his years as a footballer, he made 35 championship appearances for Offaly.

Egan retirement came during the conclusion of the 1970-71 league.

Johnny Egan passed away at 76 yrs old.

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