Born 13 December 1940
Died 20 November 2009
This picture tells it all about Johnny "Jazza" Mowbray.
In the old weights Mowy was about 9 stone 7 pounds
and Big Norm Provan weight about 15 stone.
It was a real David and Goliath battle.
Jazza in 1966
Mowy passed away in his sleep on the 20th of November 2009.
He was a true Wests man having played from 1959 until 1968.
Mowy played 80 first grade games and scored 40 tries at that level.
Jazza also played 71 Reserve grade games and 3 Third grade games.
In total he scored 75 tries and 1 goal
Jazza being tackled by a very young Billy Smith
Jazza had spent the last two weeks of his life at the Men of
League Wing at Habourside Haven, Shoal Bay.
Martin Cook, Executive Officer of the Men of League Foundation
has told me he was very happy there.
Jazza tackles Ross Bullock (a little late) 1966
Jazza in 2007 at the Pratten Park Reunion
Jazza in the thick of it 1963 Grand Final.
To read more about John and his life in Rugby League please read the John Mowbray interview.
Its on the left hand side of this page.
Noel Kellys Kids, a website by Tony Lewis, Greg Willis and Steve Lothian honouring Rugby League Legend Noel Kelly and the Western Suburbs Magpies from 1966 to 1969. Noel Kelly,Captain Coach of the Western Suburbs Rugby League Club. The site involves statistics, photos, with interviews from West greats.