Full Name: FRANK RYAN
Date of Birth: 01/05/1932
Height: 175 cm ( 5-9 )
Weight: 70 kg ( 11-0 )
Debut: 25/08/1951, Round 17, St Kilda
Last Game: 08/06/1957, Round 8, St Kilda
Total Games: 62
Total Goals: 4
Seasons: 1952-52, 1954-55, 1957
Total Games: 53
Total Goals: 6
Honours: Premiership 1954-55.
Frank was a lightly built wingman who moved well. Recruited from Hawthorn Colts, he won three consecutive Competitino Best and Fairests prio to joining Richmond. He came from the thirds to the seniors in his debut season, 1951. He spent a total of seven seasons with Richmond and was a member of the Reserves’ 1954 and 1955 Premiership sides. He was voted Richmond’s best player in the 1954 Reserves’ Grand Final. He left Richmond at the age of 25 and later played with Burnley. He later represented Victoria in the over 50 squash championships. The four-man side of which he was a member, won the title. Frank now lives in Glen Waverley.
Hawthorn Colts 1947-50, Games 60 ( Honours - Premiership One, Captain 1950, Club Best & Fairest 1947, Melbourne Boys League Competition Best & Fairest 1948-50 ).
Burnley 1959, Games 12 ( Honours - Premiership 1959 ).