John Bowe (footballer)

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John Bowe
Personal information
Date of birth (1911-07-14)14 July 1911
Date of death 12 April 1990(1990-04-12) (aged 78)
Original team(s) Subiaco (WANFL)
Height / weight 175 cm / 69 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1933 South Melbourne 17 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1933.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

John Bowe (14 July 1911 – 12 April 1990) was an Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne in the VFL. He played on the wing in the club's 1933 Grand Final win over Richmond.

Bowe was recruited from Subiaco in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) and returned to the club after playing for South Melbourne in 1933.[1] He won Subiaco's best and fairest award in 1934.[2] He captained Western Australian in a state game in 1936 and was appointed as coach of South Fremantle in 1941.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football. Bowe'S Clearance. Freed by South Melbourne". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 28 April 1934. p. 14. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Football: Subiaco Club's reunion. An Enthusiastic Gathering.". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 1 April 1935. p. 7. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Follower (22 February 1941). "Football: South Fremantle Coach. J. Bowe Selected". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. p. 12. Retrieved 9 November 2014. 

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