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Fred Cogley

Fred Cogley (27 June 1934 – 14 June 2017) was an Irish sports commentator and TV presenter who worked for the Raidió Éireann and later Raidió Teilifís Éireann for 49 years. He covered eleven Summer Olympic Games from 1952 to 1996 and twelve football World Cups, however, Cogley was best known as the "voice of rugby".[1]

Fred Cogley
Born (1934-06-27)27 June 1934
Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland
Died 14 June 2017(2017-06-14) (aged 82)
Terenure, Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Occupation Sports broadcaster
Years active 1950–1999
Employer RTÉ
Spouse(s) Madeleine Cogley
Children 4


  1. ^ McMahon, Áine (14 June 2017). "Ex-RTÉ sports broadcaster Fred Cogley dies at age 82". Irish Times. Retrieved 15 June 2017.