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Sydney take the flag after a Grand Final epic

HAWTHORN                4.5     4.6    9.10    11.15   (81) SYDNEY SWANS         1.4      7.4      10.5     14.7    (91)   Sydney are the 2012 premiers, triumphing over Hawthorn in an absolute epic in front of 99,683 passionate AFL fans. Ryan O’Keefe took the Norm Smith medal as best on ground, but there were so many winners [...]

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4 reasons the Hawks can win, and why none of those reasons matter

Well, it’s here. Grand Final Day. It’s been a spectacular 2012 and there’s no reason to expect that isn’t going to stop now, with two closely matched sides poised to fight out what will hopefully be a cracker at the MCG this afternoon. But what will be the difference for each side today? Since the [...]

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Hawthorn’s forward-line nightmare to be too much for battered Crows

Hawthorn v Adelaide WHERE AND WHEN: MCG, Saturday September 22, 5.15pm LAST TIME: Hawthorn 21.14 (140) d Adelaide 12.12 (84), round three, 2012 at the MCG THE LOWDOWN Adelaide may have proven their credentials to the football world with a hard fought semi-final victory against the Fremantle Dockers last weekend, but they face their toughest [...]

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Hawks get up in classic

Hawks get up in classic

SYDNEY SWANS 4.3 8.5 10.7 14.11 (95) HAWTHORN 0.1 7.6 10.11 15.12 (102) Saturday afternoon had the SCG hosting the match of the round this week, as the footy world had the rare privilege of witnessing a first versus second clash on the eve of the finals. With both sides looking to sure up home [...]

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Clash of the Titans

WHERE AND WHEN: SCG, Saturday August 25, 4.40pm 
LAST TIME: Sydney Swans 16.10 (106) d Hawthorn 10.9 (69), round five, 2012 at Aurora Stadium In what looms as an absolutely mouth-watering clash of incredible importance, the Swans and the Hawks will do battle at the SCG on Saturday evening. Although we’ve seen first take on second towards [...]

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Sloppy Hawks close gap

HAWTHORN       6.3    9.7   12.11  19.15   (129) GOLD COAST     3.3    4.5    8.5     10.5     (65)         Despite losing superstar forward Lance Franklin to a stomach complaint before the first bounce, Hawthorn were never short of capable attacking options as they beat the Suns by 64 [...]

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Hawks end Port’s Buddha Reincarnation

HAWTHORN     1.3     9.9     13.12     24.15 (159) PORT ADELAIDE     3.4     5.7     10.9     13.9 (87) Hawthorn, despite shaky first and third terms, have smashed the Power by 72 points at Aurora Stadium in order to solidify its position in the top four. The lopsided scoreboard would not concern the new Power coach Garry Hocking, as they only [...]

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Hawks to break the Cats Edge

WHERE AND WHEN: MCG, Friday August 3, 7.50pm LAST TIME: Geelong 14.8 (92) d Hawthorn 13.12 (90), round two, 2012 at the MCG Ever since Hawthorn upset the Cats in the 2008 Grand Final, the Cats have appeared determined to never again lose to the Hawks. It may seem like a ridiculous goal, but when you consider [...]

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Pies Pounded by Hawks

COLLINGWOOD             3.2    6.7         8.8      13.13 (91) HAWTHORN                     5.6    9.8        17.9     21.12 (138) Hawthorn have ruthlessly torn apart a lacklustre Collingwood to the tune of 47 points in a vital, top-four-defining clash at the MCG. Such was the extent of the even contribution that Dane Swan, with 49 disposals – his [...]

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Hawks Hammer Limp Dogs

WESTERN BULLDOGS      3.2    5.4     5.5         6.8     (44) HAWTHORN                         4.3    8.5    14.10    17.14  (116) Hawthorn have leapt into the top four after beating the Western Bulldogs by a massive 72 points at Etihad Stadium. The Hawks may have been missing two-time Coleman Medallist Lance Franklin but it only served to further [...]

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