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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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Prize catch Jon Ceglar makes big strides with the Hawks

Xavier Mardling While Ben McEvoy attracted the headlines after moving to Hawthorn from St Kilda in the off-season, another border region export was quietly waiting in the wings after playing two AFL games in his...

Luke Hodge leads from the back

Matthew James, Footy Prophet It’s veteran city in defence this week, with Hawthorn star Luke Hodge sitting atop the rankings.

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Hawthorn recalls Luke Hodge and Josh Gibson for pre-season game against North Melbourne

Hawthorn's Luke Hodge

AFL premiers Hawthorn have recalled reigning club champion Josh Gibson among three changes for Friday's pre-season clash with North Melbourne in Launceston.

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Skipper Luke Hodge backs Hawthorn's no-ego ethos

Luke Hodge.

Jon Pierik Hawks will continue to preach a 'no egos' ethos and hope to again plot run to perfection in a bid to secure back-to-back premierships.

Garlett needs to commit, says Hawks captain Luke Hodge

Matt Murnane Dayle Garlett will not play for Hawthorn this year until he shows he is ready to commit to the AFL lifestyle and get both sides of his game up to the elite level.

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Luke Hodge to miss, Sam Mitchell likely to play in Hawthorn's clash with Fremantle

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Daniel Cherny Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge has been ruled out of tomorrow night's Grand Final re-match with Fremantle, but former skipper Sam Mitchell remains a strong chance of returning.

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AFL review panel clears Luke Hodge and Tom Hawkins

Tom Hawkins.

The AFL match review panel has cleared Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge and Geelong star Tom Hawkins over incidents in their Easter Monday match.

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Lance Franklin now a 'faceless man' to us, says Alastair Clarkson

Lance Franklin - just another

Jon Pierik While appreciative of the service he gave, Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says Lance Franklin is now a "faceless man" to the Hawks as the superstar forward aims to inflict more pain on his former...

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

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

Ross Lyon to coach International Rules game in Perth

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has a word with his players during a break.

Brad Elborough AFL football operations manager Mark Evans believes the new blueprint for International Rules games, where only the best people involved in the game participate, will keep the concept alive –...

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Hawthorn in danger of missing AFL top four

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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.

Bryce Gibbs and Brendon Goddard the standout fantasy defenders

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Footy Prophet, Matthew James With Bryce Gibbs and Brendon Goddard the clear standout fantasy defenders this year, they’ve simply swapped places at the top of the rankings this week due to match-ups. 

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2014 AFL round 16 teams

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

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Lake has shocker as North Melbourne upsets Hawthorn

Ben Brown of the Kangaroos sends a message to Grant Birchall of the Hawks at Etihad Stadium on Friday.

Len Johnson North Melbourne put aside the troubles of last week with a stirring 20-point win against Hawthorn on Friday night at Etihad Stadium.

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Hodge says too many great tackles not rewarded

The controversial incident.

Jesse Hogan Luke Hodge reckons football fans and also players have grounds to be upset with Essendon's Mark Baguley missing out on a free-kick for a crunching late tackle against Port Adelaide because it was not...

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Hawks await Brian Lake choking penalty

Brian Lake's alleged choke on Drew Petrie

Jesse Hogan Brian Lake is set to be slugged with either a hefty fine or be made to face the tribunal for a match-based ban when his prolonged choke on Drew Petrie is evaluated by the match review panel on Monday.