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KEY FACTS

Official name
Hawthorn Football Club

Known as
Hawthorn

Nickname
Hawks (formerly Mayblooms)

Formed
1902

Colours
Brown and gold

Associated clubs
Box Hill; Boroondara; Hawthorn City Rovers; Hawthorn Reserves; Hawthorn WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) 1902–1913; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1914–1924

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
1991, 2008, 2013-14-15 (5 total)

VFL Premierships
1961, 1971, 1976, 1978, 1983, 1986, 1988-9 (8 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1971 (1 total); NFL Championship - 1976 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1968-9, 1977, 1985-6, 1988, 1991-2, 1999 (9 total); McClelland Trophy - 1961, 1971, 1984-5-6, 1988, 2012-13 (8 total)

Most Games
426 - Michael Tuck (1972-1991)

Most Goals
1254 - Jason Dunstall (1985-1998)

League Top Goalkickers
John Peck (75) 1963, (68) 1964 & (56) 1965; Peter Hudson (125) 1968, (146) 1970, (150) 1971 & (110) 1977; Leigh Matthews (68) 1975; Jason Dunstall (132) 1988, (138) 1989 & (145) 1992; Lance Franklin (113) 2008, (71) 2011 & (69 - joint winner) 2012; Jarryd Roughead (68) 2013 (6 winners/15 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Col Austen 1949; Robert DiPierdomenico 1986; John Platten 1987; Shane Crawford 1999; Sam Mitchell 2012; Tom Mitchell 2018 (6 total)

Headquarters
Stadium Circuit, Mulgrave, VIC 3170

Postal Address
PO Box 829, Mt Waverley, VIC, 3149

Phone: (03) 9535 3000 

Email
hawthorn@hawthornfc.com.au

Website
hawthornfc.com.au

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"Under the gruelling commando-style regime, the players reached a pinnacle of physical fitness that had probably never previously achieved in the history of Australian football. There was no finesse about John Kennedy's approach, but no one could deny it was effective ... In terms of pure footballing ability Hawthorn's team in 1961 could only really be described as ordinary, but in spite of this they achieved the ultimate when, on grand final day, they comprehensively outplayed Footscray to the tune of 43 points..."

John Devaney charts the history of the mighty fighting Hawks, most successful V/AFL club over the past 40 years

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1953 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Hawthorn's 1953 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Hawthorn 2.04.24.55.8 38 LOST Geelong 3.57.810.1212.15 87 -49 KAR Apr 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 H Hawthorn 4.15.46.78.9 57 LOST St. Kilda 5.37.89.1113.14 92 -35 GLE May 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Hawthorn 4.25.46.56.6 42 LOST Footscray 1.36.611.916.15 111 -69 WES May 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Hawthorn 1.32.56.77.11 53 LOST South Melbourne 3.27.48.69.9 63 -10 GLE May 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Hawthorn 3.33.33.73.8 26 LOST Collingwood 3.33.104.1313.18 96 -70 VIC May 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Hawthorn 1.24.37.510.7 67 WON Carlton 2.23.76.116.11 47 20 GLE May 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 A Hawthorn 1.62.83.115.14 44 LOST Fitzroy 2.36.48.98.12 60 -16 BWS Jun 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 H Hawthorn 0.53.106.138.14 62 LOST North Melbourne 5.36.410.512.8 80 -18 GLE Jun 13 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Hawthorn 1.15.65.79.10 64 LOST Essendon 5.76.710.1312.15 87 -23 GLE Jun 20 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A Hawthorn 8.210.312.616.6 102 WON Melbourne 1.05.58.810.14 74 28 MCG Jun 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Hawthorn 3.34.36.57.6 48 LOST Richmond 1.24.68.612.10 82 -34 PUN Jul 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 H Hawthorn 2.35.38.69.8 62 LOST Geelong 1.24.57.912.14 86 -24 GLE Jul 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 A Hawthorn 3.23.73.114.14 38 LOST St. Kilda 3.34.64.89.13 67 -29 JUN Jul 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Hawthorn 0.30.53.103.10 28 LOST Footscray 2.17.57.511.10 76 -48 GLE Aug 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Hawthorn 0.45.76.89.8 62 WON South Melbourne 2.45.76.97.12 54 8 LAK Aug 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Hawthorn 0.36.47.511.6 72 LOST Collingwood 2.13.57.1212.16 88 -16 GLE Aug 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Hawthorn 0.01.63.76.9 45 LOST Carlton 4.77.711.1212.15 87 -42 PRI Aug 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 H Hawthorn 2.14.67.79.10 64 LOST Fitzroy 5.210.413.413.6 84 -20 GLE Aug 29 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1953 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
4 Allsop, Tom 15                             16 1.1    
20 Atkins, Mack 9                             3 0.3    
22 Black, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
5 Cash, Pat 8                             9 1.1    
17 Charleston, Peter 4                             0 0.0    
19 Chown, Alf 12                             3 0.3    
6 Coghlan, Kevin 15                             19 1.3    
34 Collins, Bill 17                             12 0.7    
28 Considine, Maurie 16                             1 0.1    
2 Considine, Bernie 3                             2 0.7    
14 Crane, Len 17                             0 0.0    
31 Douglas, Jack 5                             0 0.0    
26 Edwards, George 2                             1 0.5    
32 Egerton, Ian 15                             4 0.3    
1 Fletcher, Ted 18                             8 0.4    
11 Hughes, Peter 10                             1 0.1    
12 Hughes, Alf 16                             0 0.0    
26 Jose, Max 4                             2 0.5    
18 Kanis, Peter 5                             0 0.0    
10 Kennedy Snr, John 18                             5 0.3    
21 MacDonald, Jack 3                             2 0.7    
35 Maginness, Norm 5                             0 0.0    
24 Marr, Jack 10                             5 0.5    
33 Mathers, Ian 2                             0 0.0    
9 McCann, Ian 5                             3 0.6    
23 McCashney, John 2                             0 0.0    
29 Nash, Wally 5                             5 1.0    
15 O'Brien, Phil 12                             6 0.5    
3 O'Mahoney, John 18                             12 0.7    
7 Pearson, Neil 13                             1 0.1    
25 Peck, Graham 9                             0 0.0    
8 Philp, Clive 18                             0 0.0    
12 Robison, Jim 6                             0 0.0    
27 Simmonds, Roy 16                             7 0.4    
21 White, Keith 11                             7 0.6    
16 Wilkinson, Lance 15                             1 0.1    
Totals 360                             135 0.4    
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.