Full name Maxwell Leo Howell
Born July 22, 1927, Coogee, NSW
Died February 3, 2014 (aged 86 years 196 days)
Major teams Australia
|Test debut||New Zealand v Australia at Dunedin, Sep 14, 1946 match details|
|Last Test||Wales v Australia at Cardiff, Dec 20, 1947 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
Max Howell played five Tests and 27 non-cap games for Australia just after World War II, making his debut against the All Blacks aged 19. He latterly coached Canada in the late 1950s.
A noted sports historian, he wrote more than 50 books and was awarded an Order of Australia in 2003 for Service to Education as a pioneer in the development of sports studies and sport science.