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Jordan Lewis backs Cyril Rioli to return for Hawthorn before finals

Cyril Rioli.

Roy Ward Hawthorn vice-captain Jordan Lewis has backed two-time premiership forward Cyril Rioli to return to the team before the finals.

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Jordan Lewis finds shape of things to his liking on eve of 200th game

Reading the play: Jordan Lewis has shown great resilience on his way to his 200-game milestone.

Jesse Hogan The Hawthorn star survived on footy smarts until he realised the shape of things to come.

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Staging: Jarrad Waite cited, Jordan Lewis embarrassed

Jarrad Waite (left) was cited for misconduct but is free to line up in Sunday night's clash against Essendon, as it was his first offence of this kind.

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.

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Demons shouldn't rush into succession plan

Paul Roos.

Jon Pierik Paul Roos needed the lure of a succession plan for him to accept the Melbourne coaching role late last season.

Four Rs: round 18, part 2

Ultimate Footy.

Conrad McDonald, Footy Prophet Anyone who tuned in to watch the football on Saturday night would not have been disappointed by the quality of the stoush.

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Hawks' 12th flag could be their best

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly It goes without saying Hawthorn is the most successful club of football’s last 50 years, 10 of its 11 premierships won since 1971, a strike rate of one flag every 4.

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Hawks edge Swans after a gripping contest

Close combatants: Josh Gibson and Lance Franklin.

Jake Niall In a season supposedly beset with underwhelming footy, Hawthorn and Sydney produced what was surely the season's highest calibre game, in a contest between teams that will surely meet again at the...

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Swans bigger, Hawks better, in AFL epic

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Greg Baum The least that can be said about this match is the most that can be said: it lived up to its billing.

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Swans on notice: 'Hawks a different team'

Shaun Burgoyne says the Hawks can fly high once again.

Jon Pierik Hawthorn maestro Shaun Burgoyne has warned the Swans that the Hawks will have a rejigged midfield and will be a ''different'' team when they seek recompense in Saturday night's blockbuster at the MCG.

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Top clubs push hard to avoid peeking over precipice

End of eras.

Will Brodie Are any of our perennial finalists in danger of a sudden drop from the eight?

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2014 round 18 AFL teams (week two)

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All the ins and outs for the second half of round 18 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 18 votes (split round)

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Votes for round 18 in the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

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Hawthorn in danger of missing AFL top four

Wayne Carey.

Wayne Carey In all my time in football, I haven't come across many more resilient teams than the current-day Hawks - but their 2014 campaign is under serious threat.

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2014 Round 17 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round seventeen of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 17 votes

Round 17 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 15 votes

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Round 15 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

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Hawthorn to test the mettle of the AFL's up-and-coming Gold Coast Suns

The challenge for Gold Coast's midfield against the Hawks is almost a microcosm of the bigger team picture.

Rohan Connolly If the AFL could have written a script for how the first of its two latest expansion clubs should perform on the field, it probably wouldn’t have been a lot different to the story of Gold...

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2014 round 15 AFL teams

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All the ins and out for round 15 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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2014 AFL round 16 teams

All the ins and outs for round sixteen of the AFL premiership season.

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Petrie could have been asphyxiated, says sports medico

Hawthorn expects this incident to face match review panel scrutiny.

Jon Pierik and Stathi Paxinos Leading sports medico Dr Peter Larkins was so concerned by Brian Lake's alleged choke on Drew Petrie that he feared the Kangaroos forward could have been asphyxiated.