AFL Round 12 – Carlton v Hawthorn: Shambolic frolic

Peter Blenkinsop kept one eye on his son training with the Under 10s and the other on the big screen on the club room wall. The game plans and some skills were not dissimilar.

AFL Round 7- Hawthorn v Sydney: Pleasure and pain

This game was not one to enrich a rivalry, but only time will tell whether it highlighted a Hawthorn maturing above the necks or Sydney as a team showing the first signs of rheumatoid arthritis.

AFL Round 7 – Hawthorn v Sydney: What next after Everest?

I saw anger on the eyes of hawks fans last night, the sort of anger I suspect is reserved for blokes who walk into the bedroom and find their wife with the plumber. They wanted blood and last night they got it.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: The Big Palooka

Hodge roams like John Wayne; a steady hand over the herd. Now ride for El Dorado… or Launceston.

AFL Round 3 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Smart-Bomb

Hawthorn’s well-drilled infantry, led by its indomitable general in Luke Hodge, reminded anyone interested in the fate of the 2013 season why Hawthorn should be rightful premiership contenders, writes Sasha Lennon.

I love the Hawks

I love the Hawks. I love the way that someone came up with the brown and gold, the worst colour combination in the (current) AFL (I’m talking to you Giants), and yet they have resisted the urge to stuff it up in the name of marketing. I love how they don’t mind recruiting fat, washed [Read more]