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Clubs trade height for heat in pre-season training

Peter Hanlon 6:31 PM   Football clubs have shifted away from altitude training and gone in search of the sun.

Losing Roughead no huge blow: Brereton

Hawks forward Jarryd Roughead.

Ronny Lerner   Hawthorn legend Dermott Brereton does not believe Jarryd Roughead's serious knee injury will serve as a "huge blow" for the Hawks this year.

Roughead bemused by AFL injury flare-up

Sidelined: Jarryd Roughead wants to be back for the pointy end of the season.

Hawthorn star Jarryd Roughead remains bemused about the injury flare-up that will cost him half of the AFL season.

Newbold set to join AFL Commission

Outgoing Hawks president Andrew Newbold: Poised to join the AFL Commission.

Michael Gleeson   Hawthorn president Andrew Newbold is poised to join the AFL Commission as a potential replacement for commission chairman Mike Fitzpatrick.

Hawthorn president Newbold steps down

Outgoing Hawks president Andrew Newbold: Poised to join the AFL Commission.

Michael Gleeson, Jon Pierik   Hawthorn president Andrew Newbold has resigned from his position, effective immediately.

Rough cut could be the deepest

Michael Gleeson

Michael Gleeson   Jarryd Roughead will not play for at least the first half of the season. Is this the first of a thousand cuts to kill the Fourthorn?

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Rough break: Hawk to miss first half of 2016

Sidelined: Jarryd Roughead.

Michael Gleeson   Premiership Hawk Jarryd Roughead is set to miss the first half of the 2016 season due to a PCL reconstruction.

The final judgment - a life well lived

John Silvester Naked City

John Silvester   After being hauled over the coals for not drinking the sponsor's product Ken Judge continued to imbibe his beer of choice.

Hawthorn switched on for No.4: Hodge

Luke Hodge says the Hawks have the hunger to win a fourth straight flag.

Hawthorn are showing the hunger needed to improve as they prepare to seek a record-equalling fourth consecutive premiership, warns captain Luke Hodge.

Hawks' high five

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly   Hawthorn have won plenty of finals over the years, but the Hawks have had some great home and away victories as well. Here's the Hawks' five best of the modern era.

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Is the AFL switching places with the EPL?

From 2007, of the nine flasg Hawthorn have won four and Geelong three.

Rohan Connolly   Is the AFL competition really as even these days as we'd like to think?

Why Hodge kept the captaincy

Luke Hodge

Jake Niall and Ronny Lerner   After weeks of uncertainty and speculation surrounding the captaincy at Hawthorn, the reigning triple premiers have decided to retain Luke Hodge as their skipper for season 2016.

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Life after football's final curtain

Jonathan Simpkin, Hawthorn premiership footballer who was delisted at the end of the season.

Peter Hanlon   Even when the end isn't unexpected, it still turns a footballer's life on its head.

Hawks, Clarkson's 2020 vision

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson.

Caroline Wilson   Hawthorn and their four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson are on the verge of a historic new agreement that would extend their relationship until 2020.

Lewis happy to lead Hawks

Jordan Lewis says he is ready to lead the Hawks.

Roger Vaughan   Jordan Lewis is ready to captain AFL premiers Hawthorn, provided Luke Hodge decides it's time to step aside.

Hodge tells Lions to stick together

Luke Hodge has given the Lions some wise advice.

Vince Rugari   A casual conversation with three-time Hawthorn premiership captain Luke Hodge during the International Rules tour has left Brisbane skipper Tom Rockliff convinced most of their next AFL premiership team is already together.

Clarkson's Christmases could come at once

Contract talks between Hawthorn and Alastair Clarkson were delayed by his trip to Ireland with Australia's international ...

Daniel Cherny   Four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson could re-sign with Hawthorn before Christmas.

Blues poach Hawk official

Steven Trigg.

Jake Niall   Carlton has hired a leadership specialist from Hawthorn to run the club's leadership program under new coach Brendon Bolton.

Which clubs may change their leaders in 2016

Blues skipper Marc Murphy.

Ronny Lerner   There could be as many as eight captaincy changes at club land for season 2016.

Rioli re-signs with the Hawks

Contract extended: Cyril Rioli.

Daniel Cherny   The pain of past failure rather than the lure of possible history is driving Hawthorn's decorated senior core, says newly re-signed star Cyril Rioli.