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Frank Gladstone COWAN

STATISTICS

Guernsey Number:
Career: 1900 to 1902
NFC Games: 37
NFC Goals: 0
Debut: v West Torrens (Jubilee) 5th May 1900
Finale: v Port Adelaide (Adelaide) 23rd August 1902

Premierships: 1901
 

Frank Gladstone Cowan was one of eight children (seven sons & one daughter) born to Sarah and James Cowan

Born: 24 February 1881 at Norwood
Died: 11 March 1966 in South Australia

1895 - Silver medal in gymnastics awarded at PAC Annual Speech Day 20 December
1897 – played against West Torrens on 14 August and 10 July.
First in the 120 yards & 220 yards hurdles for old scholars at the PAC Sports on 18 September.
1898 (17 games) - great improvement in defence near the end of the season
Honorary Secretary of the Prince Alfred College Football Club and received a letter from Norwood’s Honorary Secretary, George Searcy, dated 25 May 1899, inviting Princes footballers to train at Norwood ... ‘In reply to your 18th instant my Committee is very pleased to accede to your request and will be pleased to have any of your College team to practice with our club.’ 
1899 ?
1900 ?
1901 (18 games) Premiership player, played in Norwoods first game at Norwood Oval on 4 May
1901 – Premiership player
1902 ?

Frank's brothers William, Horace, Leslie and Darcy also played for Norwood

M Coligan Jan 2014


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