Luke Hodge

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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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

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.

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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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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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2014 round 21 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 21 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

No time to Waite for big man to reach his potential

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Matthew Lloyd The biggest regret a player can ever have is to not fully reach their potential.

Dockers show they are contenders with win over Hawks

Shaun Burgoyne of the Hawks gets a handball away as he is tackled by Fremantle skipper Matthew Pavlich.

Brad Elborough Fremantle has issued a timely reminder of its premiership credentials with an impressive 19-point win over Hawthorn.

How Hawthorn goes over and above in search of 'the edge'

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Jake Niall Watching Hawthorn train, you won't necessarily notice it, because your eyes are invariably drawn to Cyril Rioli, Luke Hodge and Jarryd Roughead.

Age Footballer of the Year: Round 20 votes

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Round 20 votes for the Age Footballer of the Year award for the 2014 premiership season.

Jarryd Roughead reported for tripping as Hawthorn roughs up Melbourne

Hawk Paul Puopolo attempts to get a handball away despite being tackled by Neville Jetta.

Jason Phelan Jarryd Roughead was reported for tripping, but Hawthorn otherwise banked a reasonably uneventful 50-point win over Melbourne on Saturday.

Luke McPharlin awaits scan results for future play

Luke McPharlin is awaiting scans on a calf injury that will shape his availability for the rest of the season.

Jesse Hogan As Fremantle's Luke McPharlin awaits scans on a calf injury that will shape his availability for the rest of the season North Melbourne great Wayne Carey believes if the defender is forced out of the...

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2014 round 20 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 20 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Richmond's respected Nathan Foley reaches 150-game milestone

Nathan Foley is tackled by Brendon Goddard last season.

Jesse Hogan Nathan Foley is no longer one of Richmond's elite midfielders, but with injuries now being kept at bay, the understated 28-year-old is producing performances that are delighting his coach.

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2014 round 19 AFL teams

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All the ins and outs for round 19 of the 2014 AFL premiership season.

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Dogs join long list of teams outmatched by Hawks

Jarryd Roughead runs in to kick a goal.

Matt Murnane Hawthorn games at Aurora Stadium all seem to follow a similar road.

The blokes I love to play - it's as simple as that

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Bob Murphy Bob Murphy channels his 10-year-old self to pen his list of current fave players.

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Geelong to challenge Steve Johnson ban at tribunal

The Cats could be without Steve Johnson.

Jesse Hogan Steve Johnson will face the AFL tribunal on Tuesday evening after Geelong decided the risk of him missing an extra match was a risk worth taking - despite the club's poor record at the tribunal.

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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.