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James Gowans (Australian footballer)

James Gowans (born 13 March 1977) is an Australian rules footballer who played for St Kilda in the Australian Football League (AFL).

James Gowans
Personal information
Full name James Gowans
Date of birth (1977-03-13) 13 March 1977 (age 42)
Original team(s) Werribee
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1999 St Kilda 4 (2)
2000–09 Central District 180*
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2008.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Recruited from Werribee, Gowans only made four appearances with the St Kilda senior side, mostly as a half forward flanker.

In 2000 he joined his twin brother Chris at Central District. He has participated in all of the club's nine SANFL premierships and won the Jack Oatey Medal when they claimed their first flag in 2000. He also won a Bob Quinn Medal in 2002 and the Central District 'Best and Fairest' award the following year.

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