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Ex Wigan Rugby League chairman
Started by: spudmagoo (1148) Report abuse
Hi guys. I am still cataloguing the rugby photos from the 40s, 50s and 60s. The handwriting on some of them is hard to decipher and I am not familiar enough with the period at Wigan to hazard any guesses. And as they will eventually go online any info has to be accurate. I am looking for a Wigan chairman from the late 40s - early 50s whose name may be E. Carey or E. Cowey or something similar. The first initial is correct as far as I can determine. Would appreciate any help.

Posted by: upthetims (6497) Report abuse



Guarantee he was of same ilk as Wigan chairmen,a TIGHT bastard

Posted by: spudmagoo (1148) Report abuse
Thanks for that but I would prefer helpful comments.
ps Is that kind of language allowed on Wigan World!!!?

Posted by: Anne (3285)  Report abuse
If it is of any help I know a Clifford Brown was on the board for a period, possibly during the late 50s into the 60s but can't say about chairmanship.

Posted by: spudmagoo (1148) Report abuse
Thank you Anne - I have looked at the handwriting again and it is definitely E somebody. Maybe Cowey or Cowrey. May have been on the board.

Posted by: baker boy (13908) Report abuse
cowey?

Posted by: roylew (2782) Report abuse
Cowap perhaps or was that latics

Posted by: builderboy (1949) Report abuse
Ken Cowap was a Latics man if my memory serves me correctly.

Posted by: blackrodweaver (510) Report abuse
Jack Winstanley wrote quite a few books on Wigan Rugby try the local library they should give you some answers

 
 
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