Francis Samuel “Frank” McCauley


BIRTH: 15 March 1901
Ashfield, NSW
DEATH: 9 December 1974 Manly, NSW
DEATH: 9 December 1974
Manly, NSW

OCCUPATION: Civil Servant (Department of Public Instruction - Accounts Branch)

RESIDENCE: Bland St Ashfield, NSW


  • St Stanislaus RU (Bathurst Competition) 1917, 1918
  • St Stanislaus RU – Gold Medal Winner 1918
  • Combined Bathurst RU 1918
  • Department of Education RL v Wollongong Buccaneers RL 1920
  • Wests RL First Grade 1924, 1925
  • Wests RL 2nd Grade 1921, 1924
  • Wests RL City Cup 1924, 1925
  • Wests RL (Trials) 1926
  • Sydney University RL 1927
  • Sydney University RL v Brisbane University RL 1927
  • Enfield Federals RL Coach 1931


Frank McCauley is the brother of Tom McCauley, Wests player #154. Both Frank and Tom McCauley attended St. Stanislaus College at Bathurst, NSW where they excelled at rugby union.

St Stanislaus played in the Schools competition as well as the Bathurst District rugby competition. It was well known for producing exceptional football players. Frank McCauley was no exception.

Frank McCauley was from a well known Ashfield family. His father Samuel, was the Comptroller General and Inspector of Prisons in NSW. Samuel McCauley was a highly respected public official and upon his death in 1919, many NSW Ministers, politicians and heads of the bureaucracy attended his funeral.

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