Hawthorn Hawks AFLW Fantasy Preview S7

Hawthorn Hawks AFLW Fantasy Preview S7
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Hawthorn Hawks AFLW Fantasy Preview S7

Aug 09 2022 | 01:05:28

Episode 20 August 09, 2022 01:05:28

Show Notes


Our second expansion team - the Hawthorn Hawks - have brought together a fantastic list, building upon an exciting VFLW core with a lot of experienced players to support key positions. To help us with some insight into how the Hawk’s might line up in Season 7, we catch up with the VFLW Captain Tamara Luke to talk about the Hawk’s transition from the VFLW to AFLW, as well as a historic photo recently captured by the AFL.

Episode Guide

1:07 How have the Hawthorn Hawks built their AFLW list?

4:45 Tamara chats with Jono and Will about her journey in and out of the AFLW & VFLW, the talented players moving up from the VFLW program and what we can expect from the Hawks this season.

25:23 Defenders – the Hawks have recruited a wealth of experience to lead their defence, but it’s pick #6 Mackenzie Eardley that offers up the most value with her aggressive play style.

34:31 Midfielders – recently announced captain Tilly Lucas-Rodd had a breakout year at the Saints in Season 6, and is set to lead an exciting young midfield with pick #2 Jas Fleming and pick #9 Charlotte Baskaran. Geelong recruit Tamara Smith is also one to watch with her tackling pressure around the ball a chance to win her an early debut at the Hawks.

48:30 Forwards – the Hawks have a lot of speed up forward in Tahlia Fellows and Zoe Barbakos, who will be buzzing around the feet of a few veterans to round out an impressive forward line.

57:26 Rucks – the young Lucy Wales is set to lead the Hawk’s ruck line up, supported by the experienced Tamara Luke and Tegan Cunningham.

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