Herb Howson was inducted into the Swans Hall of Fame in 2009.

Herb Howson 

152 games
2 goals
Captain 1906
Coach 1918-1919
Premiership Coach 1918


By the time the VFL was formed, Herb Howson had been playing for South Melbourne in the VFA for six years. From the formation of the VFL to his retirement in 1908, he played 152 games for the Club. He captained South Melbourne in 1906, and coached the Club in 1918 and 1919, winning a premiership in his first season as coach.