Hawthorn racism investigation, Jeff Kennett speech, video, latest, Alastair Clarkson, Chris Fagan

Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett has told members “something good will come” amid the fallout from the club’s cultural safety review. The review, coupled with a report from ABC journalist Russell Jackson, alleges a number of Indigenous players went through traumatic experiences during parts of former coach Alastair Clarkson’s tenure at the club. Further allegations have … Read more

Hawthorn Hawks, Alastair Clarkson, Sam Mitchell, mistreatment, saga, scandal, investigation, family, baby, trouble, Relentless, autobiography

Hawthorn coach Sam Mitchell has been dragged into the alleged Alastair Clarkson controversy, with claims he suffered “unsympathetic treatment” towards his young family. During the 2011 season, Mitchell’s family suffered health problems after wife Lyndall gave birth to twin girls. Mitchell’s mother-in-law was also diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in a testing time for the family. … Read more

Hawthorn Football Club, First Nations, player, treatment, allegations, Alastair Clarkson, Damien Hardwick, Chris Fagan, report, Hawks

Alastair Clarkson’s treatment has been labeled “incredibly disheartening” and a “bit distasteful” by fellow AFL coach Damien Hardwick amid growing support for the embattled ex-Hawks mentor. Clarkson is yet to give his version of events after damning allegations about his treatment of First Nations players at Hawthorn exploded in a club-endorsed report last month. The … Read more

Hawthorn Football Club, Hawks, racism, report, First Nations, Luke Hodge, Alastair Clarkson, Chris Fagan, coach, support, statement, investigation

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. Clarkson, Fagan and other former senior Hawthorn officials including Jason Burt and Andrew Newbold have been named in a damning report into the treatment of past First Nations players … Read more

Trade whispers, Jack Gunston, Hawthorn Hawks, Brisbane Lions, move, deal, contract, father’s death, lifestyle, Luke Hodge, Grant Birchall

Hawthorn veteran Jack Gunston has played his last game for the club, telling the Hawks he’s off to Brisbane for 2023. The club confirmed Gunston’s move in a statement, stating they “respect” his decision to turn his back on a two-year deal. Gunston will instead follow in the footsteps of former teammates Luke Hodge and … Read more

Hawthorn report, racism allegations from Indigenous football players, Russian Mafia, Alastair Clarkson, Chris Fagan, Jason Burt

More troubling allegations against Hawthorn have been revealed after sections of the club-commissioned report into its handling of First Nations players were leaked. It comes as former Hawthorn player development manager Jason Burt broke his silence following reports of his involvement in alleged incidents involving First Nations players and their partners that are now being … Read more

AFL trade news, rumours, whispers; Collingwood Magpies bid for Tom Mitchell, targets Hawthorn Hawks, Blake Acres, Carlton Blues, Fremantle Dockers

Gold Coast is set to significantly free up its salary cap this off-season. Plus Collingwood has ramped up its bid for one of its targets. Get all the latest player movement news in AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every match of the AFLW season LIVE on Kayo. New to Kayo? Start your free trial now NEW … Read more

North Melbourne Kangaroos, Alastair Clarkson, Hawthorn Football Club, racism, scandal, shocking claims, abortion, First Nations

The woman who instigated Alastair Clarkson’s arrival at North Melbourne has thrown her support behind the coach, despite damning allegations from his time at the Hawthorn Football Club. Kangaroos club president Dr Sonja Hood says she’s been in regular contact with a “fragile” Clarkson after shocking allegations of racism during his time as coach of … Read more

Hawthorn First Nations report: Chris Fagan releases statement after bombshell

Elements of the report into alleged discrimination at Hawthorn have been backed by an assistant coach. Find out the latest here. Lions coach Chris Fagan joined former Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson in vehemently denying the bombshell allegations on Thursday. Fagan said he was “shocked and deeply distressed by the allegations reported in the media”. “I … Read more

Brodie Grundy suitors, clubs interested, Hawthorn interest, North Melbourne trade targets, Alastair Clarkson, Matt Crouch, Isaac Rankine

A new suitor has joined the race for Brodie Grundy. Plus North Melbourne hopes Alastair Clarkson will help the club attract stars, and the latest on Matt Crouch and Izak Rankine’s futures. Get the latest player movement news and updates in AFL Trade Whispers! Watch every blockbuster AFL match this weekend Live & Ad-Break Free … Read more