Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Dr. Donald Neil Hewson

Known as
Don Hewson

28 October 1919

12 July 2017 (aged 97)

Place of death
Melbourne, VIC (3000)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 193d
Last game: 24y 233d

Height and weight
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 81 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 8

Don Hewson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Old ScotchVAFA1936-1938
Total1936-1938, 1942-19441800.00

AFL: 5,010th player to appear, 6,800th most games played, 11,404th most goals kickedMelbourne: 597th player to appear, 611th most games played, 1,217th most goals kicked


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.