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Billy Gowers was selected by the Western Bulldogs with pick 9 in the 2017 NAB AFL Rookie Draft.
After playing his junior football with the Oakleigh Chargers, Gowers spent two years on the rookie list at Carlton in 2015-16.
Gowers signed with Footscray for the 2017 season, playing 16 VFL games for the Club, averaging 16 disposals, and five marks per match.
Earning a second chance on an AFL list, Gowers made every moment of the 2018 count, after his debut in Round 1 against the GWS Giants. Playing forward, the son of former Hawk and Lion Andrew Gowers, played in 20 games and topped the club's goal-kicking (26 goals).
Gowers’ 2019 season was split between the senior side and Footscray, playing 10 matches at AFL level and eight in the VFL.
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