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Allan Woods
Born 20 July 1906
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Died 4 April 1968(1968-04-04) (aged 61)
Sans Souci, New South Wales, Australia
Height 6ft 3inc
Weight 15 st 6 lbs

Allan Jack 'Stumpy' Woods (1906–1968) was an Australian rugby league footballer who played in the 1930s.

Career

Allan Woods was born in Manly, New South Wales on 20 July 1906. He is remembered as a second row forward who played with the St George Dragons for three seasons between 1930-1933, which included his appearance in the 1933 Grand Final. He retired from rugby league after that match.[1]

War service

Stumpy Woods was also a veteran of World War II, enlisting in 1941 and joining the 28 Australian Works Company, and attained the rank of Sergeant.[2]

Allan 'Stumpy' Woods died on 4 April 1968, aged 61.[3]

References

  1. Alan Whiticker/Glen Hudson: Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. 1995 (ISBN 1875169571)
  2. http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  3. Sydney Morning Herald: Death Notice 06/04/1968

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