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.
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.
Jesse Hogan The Hawthorn star survived on footy smarts until he realised the shape of things to come.
Jesse Hogan Chris Dawes is set to miss the first round of 2015 while Ben Rutten has preserved – narrowly – his record of lasting his entire 12-year career without suspension.
Round 23 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.
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...
Daniel Cherny Geelong champion Jimmy Bartel has stridently defended himself against accusations that he exaggerated contact with Hawthorn opponent Matthew Suckling.
The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.
Lee Crossley The equation is simple for Collingwood: the Magpies must defeat highly-regarded Hawthorn to have any hope of snatching a finals spot.
Jesse Hogan Fremantle's second attempt to have Nat Fyfe's two-match ban downgraded finished the same way as the first, with the star midfielder ruled out until the start of the finals.
The selected teams for round 22 of the AFL season, headlined by Geelong's clash with Hawthorn on Saturday night.
Jesse Hogan Geelong premiership captain Cameron Ling has urged football followers not to "hang" his former teammate Jimmy Bartel for "taking a dive" in the team's loss to Hawthorn on Saturday night.
Michael Gleeson Were you unaware of the history of these teams the transformation from one half of the game to the other would have seemed fanciful.
Round 22 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.
All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.
Former Hawthorn captain Richie Vandenberg says coach Alastair Clarkson always striving for self-improvement
Daniel Cherny He is a dual-premiership coach perhaps on his way to a third September glory, but Alastair Clarkson continues to strive for improvement in his own performance, says a former Hawthorn captain.
Jake Niall and Daniel Cherny Hawthorn has broken new ground by becoming the first club to use remote control ''drones'' to fly over Waverley Park at training.
Brad Elborough Fremantle has issued a timely reminder of its premiership credentials with an impressive 19-point win over Hawthorn.
Brad Elborough and Emma Quayle Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson upbeat despite the Hawks relinquishing a place in the top two of the ladder.