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Professional sports versus schoolyard games

If you play sports at a schoolyard level, you referee your own games. Whether it’s footy, basketball, soccer – whatever – you’re going to get into arguments if you call fouls of any kind unless they literally stop the game with their egregiousness.

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Where is Hawthorn going?

It’s the question keen football observers have been asking after the Hawks went down to Melbourne by five points on Saturday afternoon. The side fought gallantly but simply weren’t good enough to beat a side that was 18th going into the game.

Clarkson admits his Hawks are middle of the road

Alastair Clarkson has sounded the alarm at Hawthorn, saying they are a middling AFL side in need of dramatic change. Clarkson lamented their ball-handling errors in Saturday afternoon’s five-point loss to Melbourne, adding the Hawks’ 3-4 record was an accurate reflection of where they were as a team. The four-time Hawthorn premiership coach said changes […]