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{{short description|Australian rugby league footballer}}
 
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|name = Lew Evans
 
|name = Lew Evans
 
|fullname = David Lewis Evans
 
|fullname = David Lewis Evans
 
|birth_date = {{birth date|1919|09|03|df=y}}
 
|birth_date = {{birth date|1919|09|03|df=y}}
|birth_place = [[Briton Ferry]], [[Wales]], [[United Kingdom]]
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|birth_place = [[Briton Ferry]], Wales, [[United Kingdom]]
 
|death_date = {{death date and age|2017|09|27|1919|09|03|df=y}}
 
|death_date = {{death date and age|2017|09|27|1919|09|03|df=y}}
|death_place = [[Temora, New South Wales|Temora]], [[New South Wales]], [[Australia]]
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|death_place = Temora, New South Wales, Australia
 
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'''David Lewis 'Lew' Evans''' (1919-2017) was an Australian [[rugby league]] footballer who played in the 1940s.
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'''David Lewis 'Lew' Evans''' (1919-2017) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s.
   
Lew Evans came to Sydney from [[Newcastle, New South Wales]] with [[Ron Ainsworth|Ray Ainsworth]] in 1946, just after he was discharged from war service in the [[RAAF]].
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Lew Evans came to Sydney from Newcastle, New South Wales with [[Ron Ainsworth|Ray Ainsworth]] in 1946, just after he was discharged from war service in the [[RAAF]].
   
During his three years at [[St. George Dragons|St. George]], Evans played a total of 70 grade games, 20 of them in first grade. <ref>ST>GEORGE CALL (KOGARAH) 4/11/1949 "Popular St.George Player To Coach Temora,https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/235307772?searchTerm=%22lew%20evans%22&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales|||l-decade=194 </ref> After three years at Saints, he moved to [[Temora, New South Wales|Temora]] as captain/coach in 1949 and remained there for most of his life. <ref>Whiticker/Hudson "The Encycopedia of Rugby League Players" 1995 Edition ({{ISBN|1875169571}}</ref>
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During his three years at [[St. George Dragons|St. George]], Evans played a total of 70 grade games, 20 of them in first grade.<ref>ST>GEORGE CALL (KOGARAH) 4/11/1949 "Popular St.George Player To Coach Temora,https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/235307772?searchTerm=%22lew%20evans%22&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales|||l-decade=194</ref> After three years at Saints, he moved to Temora as captain/coach in 1949 and remained there for most of his life.<ref>Whiticker/Hudson "The Encycopedia of Rugby League Players" 1995 Edition ({{ISBN|1875169571}}</ref>
   
Evans died on 27 September 2017, aged 98. <ref>TEMORA INDEPENDENT, Death Notice 29/9/2017 </ref>
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Evans died on 27 September 2017, aged 98.<ref>TEMORA INDEPENDENT, Death Notice 29/9/2017</ref>
   
 
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Latest revision as of 01:45, 13 December 2020

Lew Evans
Born (1919-09-03)3 September 1919
Briton Ferry, Wales, United Kingdom
Died 27 September 2017(2017-09-27) (aged 98)
Temora, New South Wales, Australia

David Lewis 'Lew' Evans (1919-2017) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1940s.

Lew Evans came to Sydney from Newcastle, New South Wales with Ray Ainsworth in 1946, just after he was discharged from war service in the RAAF.

During his three years at St. George, Evans played a total of 70 grade games, 20 of them in first grade.[1] After three years at Saints, he moved to Temora as captain/coach in 1949 and remained there for most of his life.[2]

Evans died on 27 September 2017, aged 98.[3]

References[]

  1. ST>GEORGE CALL (KOGARAH) 4/11/1949 "Popular St.George Player To Coach Temora,https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/235307772?searchTerm=%22lew%20evans%22&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales%7C%7C%7Cl-decade=194
  2. Whiticker/Hudson "The Encycopedia of Rugby League Players" 1995 Edition (ISBN 1875169571
  3. TEMORA INDEPENDENT, Death Notice 29/9/2017

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