Ronny Lerner Hawthorn midfielder Jordan Lewis has bristled at the suggestion speed will be a distinct advantage for Port Adelaide in Saturday's second preliminary final at the MCG.
Hawthorn's joint vice-captain signs a two-year contract extension which ties him to the club until the end of the 2017 season.
Paul Puopolo is the little big man of Hawthorn's revamped forward line.
Greg Baum Hawthorn was blockaded in Sydney's half. The game plan called for it to hold its nerve and thread its way out, but it wasn't working.
Roy Ward Hawthorn vice-captain Jordan Lewis has backed two-time premiership forward Cyril Rioli to return to the team before the finals.
Jesse Hogan The Hawthorn star survived on footy smarts until he realised the shape of things to come.
Jon Pierik Players have been reminded they risk a reprimand and fines for staging, after Carlton's Jarrad Waite was cited by the match review panel.
Michael Voss The Hawks lead football's evolution, and rivals are scrambling to catch up to them.
Ronny Lerner Gary Ablett has further enhanced his status as one of the all-time greats after being named in the All-Australian team for a record-equalling eighth time.
Ronny Lerner Return here for live coverage of the naming of the 2014 AFL All-Australian team.
Rohan Connolly Whichever players end up being announced this year's All Australians on Tuesday evening, no one will be able to argue there has not been a significant changing of the guard.
Rohan Connolly Recent finals history has been turned on its head. And now Port Adelaide and North Melbourne go into their preliminary finals with plenty of momentum.
Liam Mannix Cyril Rioli has been training strongly and is a real chance to come back into Hawthorn’s line-up for this week’s finals clash with Port Adelaide on Saturday night.
Matt Murnane Electrifying small forward Cyril Rioli needs to train fully this week to be considered.
Shaun Burgoyne feels Hawthorn's year of setbacks has helped drive their push for back-to-back AFL flags.
Liam Mannix The AFL Players Association’s most valuable player award has serious clout among the 18 clubs. We assess the front-runners.
Liam Mannix AFL players have sent a strong message to the league about its disciplinary system, naming Fremantle midfielder Nat Fyfe – who is ineligible for the Brownlow Medal due to suspension – as...
Peter Hanlon As the "football world" continued to pass pious judgment, and Jimmy Bartel called the outrage over his alleged dive "a load of rubbish", the AFL umpiring department on Thursday endorsed the...
Jesse Hogan More than half of the 40 players shortlisted for this year's All-Australian team are in contention to make the final cut for the first time.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon is confident Sydney won't unleash any "garbage" tactics in a bid to unsettle Dockers star midfielder Nat Fyfe in Saturday's qualifying final at ANZ Stadium.