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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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