|Full name||Francis Bowen|
|Died||circa-1964 (aged 66–67)|
|≤1922–33||St Helens Recs|
|Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk|
Francis "Frank" Bowen (birth registered October→December 1896 — died circa-1964 (aged 66–67)) birth registered in Prescot district, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, and 1930s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and Lancashire, and at club level for St Helens Recs, and St. Helens, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.
County Cup Final Appearances
About Frank Bowen's time, there was a St Helens Recs' 17-0 victory over Swinton in the 1923 Lancashire Cup final during the 1923–24 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 24 November 1923, the 0-10 defeat by Oldham in the 1924 Lancashire Cup final during the 1924–25 season at The Willows, Salford on Saturday 22 November 1924, and the 18-3 victory over Wigan in the 1930 Lancashire Cup final during the 1930–31 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 29 November 1930.
Frank Bowen was the older brother of the St. Helens, and St. Helens Recs Second-row, and Loose forward/Lock of the 1920s and 1930s, Thomas "Tom" Bowen, his other brothers also played for St. Helens Recs.