Tom Hawkins led the way with a career-high seven goals as Geelong powered to a 62-point win over the Brisbane Lions on Saturday night.
Hawthorn staged a remarkable second-half comeback to record only their second win in 13 attempts against their great modern-day AFL rivals Geelong at the MCG on Saturday night.
Veteran midfielder Brad Sewell seized the moment as Hawthorn extended their recent domination of Collingwood with a finals-shaping 29-point AFL win at the MCG.
Geelong are set to welcome back several stars for Saturday’s AFL finals-shaping clash with Gold Coast.
Melbourne coach Paul Roos was left perplexed and mad after midfielder Bernie Vince was denied what appeared to be a clear goal during a pivotal moment of Monday’s low-scoring slog against Collingwood at the MCG.
Disappointed coach Brendan McCartney is ruing a horror patch which saw the Western Bulldogs slump to a shock eight-point home loss to Brisbane.