DOB: 4 May 1894
Died: 6 August 1949
From: South Yarra
Number: 20 1913
A forward, Hosking's real first name was Thornton. He played the opening round of 1913 before being cleared back to South Yarra three weeks later.
Joined the Army in 1915 and served in World War I.
Name spelt as Hoskings in some sources. Also shown as a backman.