‘Wicks, Wallabies and Writing’ – Fitting Send Off Planned For One of Australian Rugby’s Finest

by Lauren DeGioia - He could be considered the royal custodian of Australian Rugby history. He played five Tests in Wallaby Gold in the 1940s. But his comprehension and passion for the game they play in heaven originated in Randwick amongst the humble backdrop of the Depression, as a player with no boots. Former Wallaby centre Max Howell, who recently lost his battle to cancer aged 86, will be farewelled back at his old stomping ground, with a fitting send-off organised by his former club, Randwick, on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th, April.   A function and special announcement will take place ahead of the Randwick versus Norths first grade Shute Shield match at Coogee Oval on Saturday April 5. On the Sunday morning, Max Howell’s wishes will be fulfilled with the scattering of his ashes into the waves at Coogee Beach. Classic Wallaby and Randwick Rugby Club repres
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