Bob Bower

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Bob Bower
Personal information
Full nameRobert Lloyd Bower
Born(1925-01-14)14 January 1925
Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Australia
Died14 December 2004(2004-12-14) (aged 79)
Stockton, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
PositionProp
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1950–53 St. George 71 9 0 0 27
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949 New South Wales 2 0 0 0 0
1949 NSW Country 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Robert Lloyd 'Bob' Bower (1925-2004) was an Australian rugby league player who played in the 1940s and 1950s.

Playing career[edit]

Originally from Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, Bower represented New South Wales in 1949 and was offered a contract at St George Dragons the following year. He played four seasons with St. George between 1950 and 1953, his final game being the 1953 Grand Final. He returned to country football the following year.[2]

Bower died on 14 December 2004, 31 days short of his 80th birthday.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bob Bower - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. ^ Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)
  3. ^ Newcastle Morning Herald - death notice 14/12/2004