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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

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

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

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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

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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.

Sydney seems set to take another flag home

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Rohan Connolly Cream rises to the top as the season’s best two clubs face off in the grand final.

Hawthorn edges out Port Adelaide, sets up flag tilt with Sydney

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Jake Niall Hawthorn sets up a dream AFL grand final against its former favourite son Lance Franklin.

Hawthorn into another grand final after thrilling win over Port Adelaide

Happy Hawks: David Hale celebrates a goal with Jarryd Roughead.

Emma Quayle Hawthorn will play Sydney in next week's grand final for a shot at its 12th premiership and second set of back-to-back flags, in the most dramatic possible reunion with former star forward Lance...

AFL preliminary final Hawthorn v Port Adelaide

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Ronny Lerner Hawthorn is looking to set up another grand final clash against Sydney but Port's form has been irresistible during the finals series. Could an upset be in the offing?

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A new ball game as Port meets Hawks again

Danger men: Jack Gunston, left, and Luke Breust.

Ashley Porter The final questions on the Hawthorn-Port Adelaide preliminary final.

2014 AFL finals teams: week three

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The selected line-ups for week three of the 2014 AFL finals series.

Midfield depth keeps Hawthorn and Sydney on top

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Michael Voss The Hawks lead football's evolution, and rivals are scrambling to catch up to them.

A few flutters for the flag favourites

Ollie Wines played a pivotal role in Port Adelaide's semi-final win.

Rohan Connolly Recent finals history has been turned on its head. And now Port Adelaide and North Melbourne go into their preliminary finals with plenty of momentum.

Nat Fyfe's peers vote him the most valuable player

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Liam Mannix AFL players have sent a strong message to the league about its disciplinary system, naming Fremantle midfielder Nat Fyfe – who is ineligible for the Brownlow Medal due to suspension – as...

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2014 AFL round 23 teams

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The selected teams for round 23 of the AFL season, including Saturday's all-important Fremantle v Port Adelaide clash.

Hawthorn confident defender Brian Lake will be fit for finals

An injured Brian Lake leaves the MCG on Friday night.

Jon Pierik Hawthorn maintains key defender Brian Lake has only corked his right hip and will be available to play in the Hawks' qualifying final next weekend.

Tom Mitchell, Brock McLean unlikely heroes for fantasy coaches

Footy Prophet, Mark Kenny In what has become a common fear in fantasy football, the final round of the season again proved to be the most difficult of year with 'fill-ins' being required to pick up the slack of missing stars.

Finals preview: Hawthorn v Geelong

Hawthorn's Brian Lake will have a big role to play against Geelong.

Matt Murnane Brian Lake and Steve Johnson will be the big stories this week.

Hawthorn optimistic about Brian Lake's fitness for Geelong final

Luke Hodge and coach Alastair Clarkson at the AFL finals launch.

Jesse Hogan Hawthorn is optimistic one of its key players, Brian Lake, will be fit for Friday night's qualifying finals against Geelong, and is bracing for the Cats to receive a similar boost with the inclusion...