“I’ve informed the board, so yes, this will be my last year as president,” Kennett told the Herald Sun.
“I never intended to come back but I was asked to by the board because of what had happened with the mess up over the former CEO (Tracey Gaudry) and to re-right the ship.
“I will have done nine years (over two terms) and I only intended ever to do six.”
A fierce critic of the AFL, Kennett has no intention of bowing out quietly.
In a letter to Hawthorn members published on the club’s website on Wednesday night, Kennett blasted AFL football operations boss Steve Hocking.
“It is also pleasing to see that common sense has prevailed at the AFL and we will not be seeing an ‘M’ added to the name of the male competition in an effort to differentiate between the men and women’s competition,” Kennett wrote.
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