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Luke Breust stays with Hawks in new deal

New deal: Luke Breust will stay with the Hawks.

Dead-eye forward Luke Breust has extended his stay at Hawthorn, signing a two-year contract extension.

Alastair Clarkson says Hawks to play at full throttle against Magpies

Cool runnings: Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury takes a breather at training on Wednesday.

Matt Murnane, Jon Pierik Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has vowed to approach Friday's blockbuster against Collingwood as a full dress rehearsal for finals, underlining how crucial it is to take winning form into September.

Swans, Hawks and Power have reserves advantage over Dockers and Cats

Ross Lyon says the Grand Final defeat won't matter as the Dockers prepare for a rematch against Hawthorn.

Daniel Cherny Sydney, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and North Melbourne will have pre-cooked meals sitting in the fridge come finals time, but fellow premiership aspirants Fremantle, Geelong and Essendon will need first...

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Hawthorn supporter reportedly thrown out of MCG for racial slur against Heritier Lumumba

Heritier Lumumba

Anna Whitelaw A Hawthorn fan was reportedly escorted from the MCG on Friday night after making a racial slur against Brazilian-born Collingwood footballer Heritier Lumumba.

Games begin before Hawks-Geelong clash

Corey Enright of the Cats celebrates kicking a goal

Liam Mannix The Hawks will enjoy a light week of training ahead of a ''cat and mouse'' game against Geelong on Saturday.

Hawks drop Ben McEvoy for AFL blockbuster

Ben McEvoy.

Hawthorn has recalled Jonathon Ceglar at the expense of fellow ruckman Ben McEvoy for Saturday night's round-22 AFL blockbuster against Geelong at the MCG.

Fending off hungry Hawks is quite a buzz

Spoiling Jarryd Roughead: There are few better buzzes than keeping Hawthorn away from the hive.

Harry Taylor Harry Taylor writes about the birds and the bees ... and protecting the hive against enemy threat.

Hawks won't be flippant against Cats, says coach Alastair Clarkson

Alastair Clarkson introduces a fan to the players at Waverley Park on Friday.

Jon Pierik Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says his Hawks cannot afford to adopt a "flippant" attitude to Saturday night's clash against Geelong, admitting his team is still trying to work out the best way to...

Loss to Hawks is still a step forward: Chris Scott

Thinking forward: Geelong coach Chris Scott.

Jake Niall Geelong coach Chris Scott said that despite the defeat, the Cats had taken a step forward prior to the finals.

Hawks emerge from the fog to down Geelong

Jordan Lewis

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.

Richmond's Alex Rance could have joined Hawks

Alex Rance.

Richmond's Alex Rance has revealed he met Hawthorn to discuss a potential trade before recommitting to the Tigers.

Steve Johnson to miss again as Cats look past Hawks

Hawthorn's Jordan Lewis and Geelong's Steve Johnson come to grips.

Peter Hanlon Hawthorn is on its doorstep, but Geelong's focus on what lies around the corner is such that it is open to entering Saturday night's game without not only Steve Johnson, but Jimmy Bartel and perhaps...

Freo's Paul Duffield says Hawks still a challenge without forwards

Docker Paul Duffield (left) says the Hawks will still be a big challenge this weekend.

Brad Elborough Fremantle defender Paul Duffield is under no illusions that Hawthorn will be easy prey at Patersons Stadium on Sunday without two of its key forwards.

Docker Walters on track for AFL Hawks

Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says goalsneak Michael Walters is likely to make his AFL return in Sunday's clash with Hawthorn at Patersons Stadium.

Small forwards' speed key for Dockers Hawks clash

Brad Elborough Fremantle will consider playing four small forwards for its crucial clash with Hawthorn at Patersons Stadium on Sunday.

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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.

Hawks regain star duo Brian Lake and Jack Gunston

Premier Hawthorn has confirmed the return of its two best players from the 2013 grand final for Sunday's round-21 clash with Fremantle in Perth.

Why the Hawks don't like Mundy or Pav after loss in west

Dominant: David Mundy of the Dockers attempts to break away from  Ryan Schoenmakers of the Hawks.

Brad Elborough and Emma Quayle Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson upbeat despite the Hawks relinquishing a place in the top two of the ladder.

Hawks can do no wrong in eyes of the law

Neil McMahon NO ONE likes facing Hawthorn on the footy field. As it turns out, you probably don’t want to meet them in a courtroom either.

Hawks in a good position despite loss to Fremantle: Clarkson

The Hawks went down to the Dockers by 19 points.

Brad Elborough Hawthorn lost nothing in going down to Fremantle at Patersons Stadium on Sunday.