Willie Casey, Irish Gaelic football player, Died at 84


William “Willie” Casey was born in 1932, and died on December 3, 2016.

He was an Irish Gaelic footballer.

Willie’s league and championship career with the Mayo senior team spanned thirteen seasons from 1951 to 1964.

He first came to prominence on the inter-county secene at the age of eighteen when he was a key member of the Mayo junior team.

He won an All-Ireland medal in 1951 before being promoted to the senior grade the following year.

He made his debut during the 1951-52 league.

He had over a period of a thirteen seasons, Willie Casey became a regular member of the starting fifteen and won one Connacht medal and one National Football League medal as a member of the extended panel.

Casey played his last game for Mayo in July 1964.

Willie Casey passed away at 84 years old.