Colin ‘Picca’ Newton’s illustrious career commenced with East Hobart and continued for 26 seasons finishing with Sandy Bay. A bowling all-rounder, he was capable of bowling left arm medium pace and orthodox spin, and was also a powerful left hand batsman.
Newton was a member of seven premiership teams, three with East Hobart and Break o’Day, and a multiple winner of the competition’s bowling averages and aggregates awards.
In the three-year period 1920/21 – 1922/23 Newton dominated the competition claiming 139 wickets @ 10.12 from 21 games, however, his most prolific individual season with both the bat and ball came in 1915/16 taking 70 wickets @ 12.37 and scoring 574 runs @ 57.40 for South Hobart.
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