Francis Alexander McMinn (10 November 1874 – 8 August 1947), usually known as Alex or Paddy McMinn was a New Zealand rugby union player. Playing most of his rugby at hooker, McMinn represented Manawatu, Hawke's Bay and Wellington at a provincial level. He was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in 1904, appearing in a single test match against the touring British Isles team. He was the son of Irish journalist Alexander McMinn, who established the Manawatu Evening Standard newspaper in 1880.
|Birth name||Francis Alexander McMinn|
|Date of birth||10 November 1874|
|Place of birth||Turakina, New Zealand|
|Date of death||8 August 1947(aged 72)|
|Place of death||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Notable relative(s)||Archie McMinn (brother)|
|Rugby union career|
- Akers, Clive. "Paddy McMinn". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 21 February 2015.