Archibald Hosie

Archibald Hosie was an Australian rules footballer and coach for the Port Adelaide Football Club in the South Australian Football Association.[3]

Archibald Hosie
Personal information
Full name Archibald Hosie
Nickname(s) Arch
Date of birth 22 August 1873
Place of birth Port Adelaide, South Australia
Date of death 21 April 1953 (aged 79)[1]
Place of death Queenstown, South Australia
Position(s) Utility
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
1890–1904 Port Adelaide 183
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
1899–1902 South Australia 6 [2]
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1909–1910, 1924–1925 Port Adelaide 60 (42–18–0) 70.00%
Career highlights

In 1902, Archibald Hosie captained South Australia to a win over Victoria on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.[4]


  1. "Arch. Hosie Dies At 79". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 22 April 1953. p. 9. Retrieved 27 December 2015 via National Library of Australia.
  2. Port Adelaide Football Club Yearbook 2014
  3. "Australian Football - Arch Hosie - Player Bio". Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  4. "Unparalleled Record In Football". The Advertiser (Adelaide). 93 (28, 867). South Australia. 19 April 1951. p. 8. Retrieved 2 October 2018 via National Library of Australia.

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