Luke Hodge

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

Luke Hodge

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.

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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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.

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AFL 2014 round four teams

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All the teams for round four of the 2014 AFL season.

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Karmichael Hunt still in Suns' plans

Karmichael Hunt

Karmichael Hunt's lack of match fitness is the only reason he's not lining up for Gold Coast this weekend against AFL premiers Hawthorn.

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Age Footballer of the Year: Round 4 votes

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

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Is it the (fantasy) end of Dane Swan?

Geelong's Joel Selwood and Collingwood's Dane Swan battle for possession.

Josh Elliott, Footy Prophet After three rounds, fantasy coaches are being left with a terrifying question.

Under pump Malthouse swings axe on Blues

Dropped: Jarrad Waite.

Matt Murnane Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has reacted savagely to a long week under the media heat, swinging the selection axe harder than at any time during his short tenure at the club.

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Freo showing better AFL form

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson concedes Fremantle are in better form that his AFL champion team ahead of their grand final rematch.

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Dockers set targets on Hawthorn forwards

Man with a plan: Ross Lyon.

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon has set his team the challenge of limiting Hawthorn to 12 goals or less in Friday night's grand final re-match.

AFL 2014 round 3 teams

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All the teams for round three of the 2014 AFL season.

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Sam Mitchell back to boost Hawks

Sam Mitchell.

Rohan Connolly Hawthorn's undersized defence has turned to fringe player Matt Spangher for help as the Hawks prepare to take on Fremantle in Friday night's rematch of last year's grand final at the MCG.

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Same place, even better time if you like the Hawks

Hawthorn's Matthew Suckling tackles Stephen Hill of Fremantle.

Greg Baum Different year, different teams, different occasion. There was a premiership flag at the MCG on Friday night, but it was 2013's, now unfurled for the first time.

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Same place, even better time if you like the Hawks

Greg Baum Different year, different teams, different occasion. There was a premiership flag at the MCG on Friday night, but it was 2013's, now unfurled for the first time.

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Hawks amaze themselves

Hawthorn v Fremantle.

Greg Baum Hawthorn shocked even itself with its six-goal head start over Fremantle in the grand final rematch at the MCG on Friday night, laying the foundations of a thumping 58-point win.

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Hawthorn win is one for the ages

Step ahead: Hawk Luke Breust gets his kick away under pressure.

Jake Niall Have the Hawks ever played a better half than the opening two quarters of this grand final ''replay''?

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Ruck dilemma for Bombers

Paddy Ryder.

John Salvado Essendon will likely take a makeshift ruck division into the big round-three clash with Carlton.

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Rioli magic takes game from Dons

Cyril Rioli celebrates his match-winning goal.

Michael Gleeson The Hawks had led. They trailed. They had less than a minute to go. They had Cyril Rioli.

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Shifting tides as Dockers and Hawks get ready to clash in grand final rematch

Michael Gleeson Hawthorn in round two fielded a team with just 14 premiership players from last year. Fremantle had 20 of its grand finalists.