DOB: 7 August, 1926
Debut: Round 18, 1948 against Carlton at Princes Park
Last MFC Game: Round 17, 1950 against Fitzroy at Brunswick Street
Number: 33 1948, 20 1949-1950
Seconds Premiership Player 1949
Games: 22 (23 total)
Signed from SANFL side Glenelg after one season, McGowan lined up in a winning Preliminary Final team in his fourth game. He was suspended for attempted striking and missed both the 1948 Grand Final and the replay.
After being dumped by the Demons at the end of 1950, McGowan won a clearance to Collingwood in [|May 1951] and played one game for the Magpies. He transferred to Ballarat in 1952.
McGowan coached Frankston in 1954.
Possibly the A. McGowan from RAAF who also played Seconds in 1945.
Argus - 02/05/1951
Argus - 23/04/1952
Sporting Globe - 21/04/1954
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