Our AFLW Preview!

By Liam McAlary After a long off season, the AFLW crew are almost back in action and we here at Talking Hawks cannot wait for the upcoming 2023 AFLW season.  Led by the club’s best recruit in at least half a decade in coach Bec Goddard, and our captain courageous...

Seamus Mitchell: Scrapheap to Star

By Liam McAlary  After the most unusual footy season in any of our memories (at all levels), the 2020 AFL Draft was unlike any other, with many of the top talents having been barely seen all season due to a variety of pandemic induced shutdowns across Australia, especially in Victoria.  ...

A VFL & VFLW Introspective

The results haven't been the most flattering for the AFL side, with the lads sitting at 1-4 with a clash with Adelaide coming up tomorrow.  However, the VFL side are currently 3-0 with an outstanding percentage and a clash with bottom placed side Coburg incoming and the VFLW side are...

BOTP: Cool Hand Luke

We are back for another classic game review and this week I have gone into the archives to look at all of our clashes against the Adelaide Crows. Whilst there have been some awesome finals against the Crows and while they would have been fantastic to review, this series is...

2023 Midfield Resurrection

By Liam McAlary Last year, just about any Hawthorn supporter would have had the same answer to the question of what was our biggest area of concern; the midfield. Our midfield last year looked homogenous, slow, somewhat old, and not really capable of playing at AFL level, ranking 18th in...

Month of Madness: Rounds 1-4

By Liam McAlary At the time of publication, there are five days until the Hawthorn men’s team are back competing for four points, and although the so-called experts and some fans have predicted a grim season, there is still a lot to be excited about in terms of player development,...

Pies Practice Match Preview

By Liam McAlary  From the reigning premiers to a team who lost by a point in a prelim, the Hawks’ pre-season match ups won’t be getting any easier as we take on the Pies this Thursday evening.  However, it’s the pre-season and results that mean less, with a higher priority...

5 Takeaways From Geelong Match Sim

By Staff Writers  It wasn't the result that fans expected and there is an epidemic of overreaction to practice games (Collingwood at Morwell last year anyone?) so Timmy and Smithy came up with their main takeaways from the outing against the Cats.  The Ferg is the Word  Timmy Newman  With...