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If you know the whereabouts of any of the listed past players or their next of kin, please contact the Hawks Museum on 03 9535 3075 or

We have included the name of the club from where each player was recruited where possible.

Barwick, Thomas 1928 (Ex-South Ballarat)
Booth, Frank 1939 (Ex-Balwyn United Churches / Collingwood)
Brown William ‘Bill’ J 1926-28 (Ex-Altona)
Browne, William ‘Bill’ E 1928 (Ex-South Melbourne)
Clements, Leo 1933-34 (Ex-South Bendigo)
Duff, Ralph 1935 (Ex-Ballarat)
Farrelly, Geoff 1933(Ex-Violet Town)
Hansen, Fred 1930 (Ex-Flinders Naval Base / Footscray)
Hickey, Gerry 1934-35
James, Sydney 1923 (Ex-West Torrens SA / Cananore Tas / South Melbourne)
Lyons, Joseph 1938 (Ex-Carlton Reserves / Miners Rover WA)
Meade, Les E 1929-31(Ex-Melbourne)
Metcalfe, Barry 1957 (Ex- East Malvern Amateurs)
Mitchell, Jack E 1936 (Ex- Mentone / Collingwood Reserves)
Naylor, Reg 1937
Nolan, Frank 1934
O’Brien, Dermott 1928 (Ex-St Kilda / Old Xaverians)
O’Halloran, John 1929
Petrie, Stan 1928
Smith, Vin 1927 (Ex-South Camberwell)
Townley, Harry 1927(Ex-Tooronga)
Trafford, Bernard 1926-27 (Ex-East Brunswick)
Turner, Harold 1934 (Ex-Queenscliff)
Whelan, Raymond 1945
Wilkins, Matthew 1929 (Ex-Tartura)
Woolfe Willie ‘Vin’ 1928-31 (Ex-Auburn)
Wright, Morton 1938 (Ex-Geelong Reserves / Mount Gambier)
Young, Leo ‘Gus’ 1939-40 (Ex-Maffra)

We need a photo

The Hawks Museum is endeavoring to find a photo of every senior player who has represented the Brown and Gold. If any family member has a photo of the below listed players please contact the Hawks Museum. Ideal sources for such photos are weddings, the armed services, passport or sporting team photos, cricket, athletics, swimming or local football teams.

Norm Alvin 1942-44 (Ex-Brighton)
Frank Asling 1936 (Ex-Collingwood / Essendon)
Reg Barnes 1944-45 (Ex-Auburn)
Tom Barwick 1928 (Ex-New Norfolk Tasmania)
Lindsay Beck 1926 (Ex-Broken Hill)
Frank Booth 1939 (Ex- Collingwood / Balwyn United Churches)
William E Browne 1926-28 (Ex-South Melbourne)
Greg Burgess 1965-66 (Ex-Box Hill)
Thomas Calwell 1946-47
Max Carmichael 1946
*Len ‘Mick’ Carter 1957 (Ex-Strathmerton)
*Geoff Cartledge 1946-47 (Ex-South Camberwell)
*Peter Charleston 1951,53 (Ex-South Melbourne)
Jack Clements 1936-37
*Leo Clements 1933-34 (Ex-South Bendigo)
Cliff Colling 1931 (Ex-Kew)
*Ted Collis 1940 (Ex-North Hobart Tasmania)
Percy Cummings 1964-65 (Ex-Vermont)
Fred De Abel 1934 (Ex-Myrtleford)
Mike Demaine 1965-66 (Ex-Mornington)
Ralph Duff 1935 (Ex-Ballarat)
*Lew Evans 1949 (Ex-Parkdale)
Geoff Farrelly 1933 (Ex-Violet Town)
Jack Francis 1926 (Ex-Melbourne High School)
Gerald Hickey 1934-35
*Warren Holyoak 1954 (Ex-Balwyn)
Bryan Horskins 1965
*Sydney James 1923 (Ex-West Torrens, SA / Cananore, Tas / South Melbourne)
Jack F Jobson 1926 (Ex-Collingwood)
*Colin N Judd 1973 (Ex-Surrey Hills)
Pat Kennedy 1925 (Ex-Carlton)
Roy Long 1940 (Ex-Launceston, Tasmania)
Joseph Lyons 1938 (Ex-Carlton / Miners Rovers, WA)
*Frank Magrath 1928
W J ‘Leo’ McCulloch 1926 (Ex-Richmond / Tramways)
E Jack Mitchell 1936 (Ex-Collinwood Reserves / Mentone)
Frank Nolan 1934
*Phil O’Donohue 1945-46 (Ex-Hawthorn CYMS)
*Peter O’Shea 1965 (Ex-Carisbrook)
Paul Reinmuth 1974 (Ex-Hawthorn District)
*Albert ‘Buck’ Rogers 1943-46 (Ex-Canterbury / Korong Vale / Beulah)
Tom Rowe 1942 (Ex-Noble Park / Dandenong)
William ‘Bill’ Seedsman 1936 (Ex-Kew / Collingwood)
Maxwell Smethurst 1935 (Ex-Pakenham)
Vin Smith 1935 (Ex-South Camberwell)
William Walter Taylor 1938
Harry Townley 1927 (Ex-Tooronga)
Harold Turner 1934 (Ex-Queenscliff)
Raymond Whelan 1945
James ‘Jim’ S White 1942 (Ex-Surrey Hills CYMS)
*Matthew Wilkins 1929 (Ex-Tatura)
Robert ‘Bob’ Willis 1965 (Ex-Springvale)

*We need a better photo (portrait)

Missing Team Photos

One of the aims of the Hawks Museum is find a team photo for each year since the club was formed in 1902. The museum also seeks team photos of the Reserves / 2nd18, the Third 18 / U19s, the Fourth 18 / U17s, the Colts.

VFL/AFL 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1972 VFA (1914-1924) 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1923, 1924 MJFA (1902-1913) 1902, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1913

Missing Best & Fairests

The museum has searched hard and long for the names of three players who won the Best and Fairest Award in 1926, 1931 and 1932.

Awards for player achievement would have been presented during the club’s early years, 1902-1924. If anyone has knowledge of such a player, please notify the Hawks Museum to help make the club Records complete.