Hall of Fame - Reginald Hawson

Reginald Hawson


Reg Hawson’s career commenced with Derwent in the 1896/97 season at just 16 years of age. A right-hand opening batsman, he become one of the best batsman in the state in the period prior to the Great War. 


After the introduction of district cricket Hawson also played with North Hobart and New Town, winning five premierships including two as captain whilst with North Hobart.  


Across a twenty-season career, Hawson played 135 matches scoring 7,039 runs at the healthy average of 51.01, with a highest score of 230 in 1902/03. Hawson had the leading batting average or aggregate on eight occasions in the early 1900’s, and also claimed 105 wickets with the ball.


Hawson represented Tasmania in 27 First-Class matches.


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