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Bill Hosking

Bill Hosking
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Full name Bill Hosking
Date of birth (1940-07-19)19 July 1940
Original team(s) Ballarat, Lismore (Vic)
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1962 Geelong 5 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1962.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Bill Hosking (born 19 July 1940) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1] He is the brother of Ron Hosking and the uncle of Scott Hosking, both of whom played for Geelong. Bill was the Lismore Football Club's Best and Fairest winner of 1958 and also played in the Geelong reserves Premiership team of 1963 alongside his brother Ron and fellow former Lismore Football Club teammate, John Fox.


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 409. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5.
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