Hawthorn Hawks

National Sports Tribunal stands ready to hear Hawthorn case

If the AFL wants to provide a genuinely independent jurisdiction to test the claims of former Hawthorn players against their old club, there is already one available.

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3 hours ago, The Age, Hawthorn Hawks

Bowes to tour Hawks, Cats and Bombers before making call on his future

Gold Coast Suns midfielder Jack Bowes is being sought by the three Victorian clubs, who are eager not only to secure the midfielders, but especially to land Gold Coast’s pick No.7, which is on offer due to the Suns wishing to lose Bowes’ hefty two-year contract.

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12 hours ago, The Age, Essendon Bombers, Geelong Cats, Hawthorn Hawks

‘Shocking, but not a crisis’: Kennett calls for speedy resolution to Hawthorn claims

Hawthorn boss Jeff Kennett has defended his comments over the weekend and hopes the allegations of racism and controlling behaviour aimed at the club will be resolved “by Christmas”.

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20 hours ago, The Age, Hawthorn Hawks

Kennett’s fiery TV interview over Hawks ‘crisis’

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has stood by his claims that the club is not in “crisis”, adding the Hawks have “nothing to hide” as WorkSafe today (Monday) launches an investigation at Waverley Park.

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21 hours ago, Herald Sun, Hawthorn Hawks

Kennett responds to Hawks allegations

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett responds to shocking allegations aimed at the Hawks by First Nations players.

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1 day ago, The Age, Hawthorn Hawks

AFLW Wrap: One-sided inaugural Showdown, Hawks swoop, Stevens’ costly miss

HawthornThe Hawks won a nail-biting game, but they did it with their brand of football and with their young guns all stepping up. If you’re a Hawthorn supporter, this team should give you so much hope and so much to be excited about in the years to come. They play their brand of football, hard, tough,...

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1 day ago, The Roar, Hawthorn Hawks

Kennett doubles down on criticism of Indigenous former Hawthorn players

The Hawthorn president claims former Indigenous players acted unfairly in speaking to the media about allegations that senior club officials had mistreated them.

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1 day ago, The Age, Hawthorn Hawks

WorkSafe launches fresh probe into ‘very serious’ Hawks claims as ugly saga takes new turn

Hawthorn is being investigated by WorkSafe Victoria for its treatment of First Nations Players, as reported by The Herald Sun and The Age, as the fallout from the club’s cultural safety review continues.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, Hawthorn Hawks

Jeff Kennett says Hawthorn review alleging serious racism at club a ‘bump along the highway’

Outgoing club president insists AFL club is not in crisis and says it was ‘unfair’ for Indigenous players to speak with the media about alleged bullyingFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastOutgoing Hawthorn president...

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1 day ago, The Guardian, Hawthorn Hawks

Hawks ‘not in a crisis’ says Kennett as WorkSafe Victoria launches investigation into racism claims

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has referred to the findings from his club’s internal review and future AFL investigation over historic racism claims at the Hawks as a “bump along the highway” while stating his club was not in a crisis. In what’s likely to be his final speech in the role, Kennett, who...

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1 day ago, SEN, Hawthorn Hawks

Australia live news: Jeff Kennett says Hawthorn racism review a ‘bump in highway’; Australia backs Ukraine in international court

Hawthorn president says club’s cultural review ‘unfair’ to senior staff named by Indigenous playersGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastWelcome to another Sunday morning Guardian live blog.The foreign affairs minister, Penny Wong, and the attorney general, Mark Dreyfus,...

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1 day ago, The Guardian, Hawthorn Hawks

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett criticises ‘unfair’ leaking of Indigenous racism allegations

Outgoing Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has called the leaking of racism allegations at the AFL club “unfair” and hopes the unfolding saga can be resolved by the end of the year. Speaking at the club’s best and fairest awards function on Saturday night, Kennett said the club is not...

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2 days ago, The New Daily, Hawthorn Hawks

Materials seized as WorkSafe launches its own Hawks probe

Hawthorn is under investigation from WorkSafe Victoria over its alleged treatment of First Nations players.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Hawthorn Hawks

‘Something good will come of this’: Kennett labels Hawthorn scandal as ‘bump in the road’

Outgoing Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett hopes there can be a resolution to the AFL club’s incendiary racism report by the end of the year. Speaking at the club’s best and fairest awards night, Kennett said the club is not in crisis and has described the issue as a “bump along the...

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2 days ago, The Roar, Hawthorn Hawks

‘Issues of the past’: Kennett hits out at ‘unfair’ fallout from Hawks report

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has told members “don’t be depressed” and that “something good will come” amid the fallout from the club’s cultural safety review.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Hawthorn Hawks

Hawthorn coach’s family dragged into saga

Hawthorn coach Sam Mitchell has been dragged into the alleged Alastair Clarkson controversy, with claims he suffered “unsympathetic treatment” towards his young family.

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2 days ago, Herald Sun, Hawthorn Hawks

‘Only wanted the best for me’: Ex-Hawks skipper’s defiant defence of Clarko, Fagan

Three-time Hawthorn premiership skipper Luke Hodge has thrown his support behind embattled coaches Alastair Clarkson and Chris Fagan during an “extremely challenging time” for the duo.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Hawthorn Hawks

More Clarkson claims emerge as Hawks coach and his family dragged into saga

Hawthorn coach Sam Mitchell has been dragged into the alleged Alastair Clarkson controversy, with claims he suffered “unsympathetic treatment” towards his young family.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, Hawthorn Hawks

Luke Hodge issues statement on shock Hawthorn allegations

Former Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge has released a statement addressing the racism allegations levelled at his former club. Hodge said that he “cannot speak” to the allegations made in the report, instead detailing his personal experiences with Alastair Clarkson, Chris Fagan and Jason Burt. In the statement...

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2 days ago, SEN, Hawthorn Hawks

Could the Hawthorn review unleash a new reckoning in the AFL?

Any integrity unit investigation is expected to vindicate either the players or the former Hawks coach Alastair Clarkson and other club staffIt was early in the 2010 AFL season and the Hawthorn coach, Alastair Clarkson, was under pressure.His side had lost six of its first seven games, prompting the...

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3 days ago, The Guardian, Hawthorn Hawks

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