Jon Pierik Hawthorn forward Jack Gunston✓ hopes an intense fortnight of training will help avoid another preliminary-final heart burner, when the Hawks confront a buoyant Port Adelaide on Saturday.
Brent Diamond Hawthorn’s VFL affiliate, the Box Hill Hawks, will aim to go back-to-back when it meets Footscray in next Sunday's VFL grand final at Etihad Stadium, after a pulsating seven-point preliminary...
Peter Hanlon Even quiet revolutions have trigger points, and Hawthorn's turnaround to lead all comers in the game's most decisive skill is easily traced.
Brent Diamond The Box Hill Hawks surge towards another grand final bodes well for Hawthorn's rich amount of depth to be called upon if required as both teams dream of the prospect of back-to-back flags.
Liam Mannix Defending the corridor and reducing the efficiency of Geelong’s forward thrusts was behind the Hawks’ preliminary final win, says coach Alastair Clarkson.
Peter Hanlon The question asked for a fortnight in every exhaustable fashion had been: which half mattered most?
Timothy Boyle Qualifying finals are the worst finals because, in spite of themselves, they feel like an anticlimax.
Jon Pierik Hawthorn star Cyril Rioli won't return from injury in the VFL next weekend but Ryan Schoenmakers and Matt Suckling have been given special dispensation to play in an under-23 "young guns" curtain...
Shaun Burgoyne feels Hawthorn's year of setbacks has helped drive their push for back-to-back AFL flags.
Dead-eye forward Luke Breust has extended his stay at Hawthorn, signing a two-year contract extension.
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.
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...
Tim Lane On this winter Sunday, the teams of Melbourne’s east and west meet in the southern-most state.
Matt Murnane Hawthorn games at Aurora Stadium all seem to follow a similar road.
Liam Mannix Jack Gunston is expected to miss the next two to three weeks due to a knee injury suffered in Sunday's win over the Western Bulldogs.
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.
Fremantle coach Ross Lyon says goalsneak Michael Walters is likely to make his AFL return in Sunday's clash with Hawthorn at Patersons Stadium.
Brad Elborough Fremantle will consider playing four small forwards for its crucial clash with Hawthorn at Patersons Stadium on Sunday.
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.
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.