Credit: Robert Prezioso/Getty Hawthorn Hawks players arrive for the post match party at Melbourne Cricket Ground after defeating the Fremantle Dockers in the AFL Grand Final

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Hawthorn players arrive for the post match AFL Grand Final party at Melbourne Cricket Ground on September 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Hawthorn, The great Leigh Matthews, coached Collingwood to a flag in 1990 (after a 37 year drought), then Brisbane Lions to 3 flags in a row 2001, 2002, 2003. (Lost to Port Adelaide in 2004) The man definitely knows AFL football.

The great Leigh Matthews, Hawthorn star, coached Collingwood to a flag in then Brisbane Lions to 3 flags on end (Lost to Port Adelaide in The man definitely knows AFL football.

1983, #Hawthorn 20.20 (140) d Essendon 8.9 (57). Coach: Allan Jeans Captain: Leigh Matthews

Hawthorn, Leigh Matthews with Premiership Cup, d Essendon Coach: Allan Jeans Captain: Leigh Matthews

Weg Premiers Poster 1988 Hawthorn Hawks

Weg Premiers Poster 1988 Hawthorn Hawks

Hawthorn vs St.Kilda: Grand Final Football Record 1971

Hawthorn vs St.Kilda: Grand Final Football Record 1971

Hawthorn Hawks PREMIERS 2013 Canvas Print

Hawthorn Hawks PREMIERS 2013 Canvas Print

Hawthorn vs St.Kilda: WEG Premiership Poster 1971

Lot 351 - 1971 Weg Hawthorn Football Club Premiership Poster - no 4357

1991, Hawthorn 20.19 (139) d West Coast 13.8 (86).    Coach: Alan Joyce  Captain: Michael Tuck

Hawthorn d West Coast Coach: Alan Joyce Captain: Michael Tuck

Sam Mitchell

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Hawthorn vs West Coast: WEG Premiership Poster 1991

Lots of people thought West Coast Eagles were going to win. The Hawks showed they wouldn't.

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