Where are they now (delistings / retirements since 2005)

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Good luck to him but was pretty disappointed that we recruited a player 174cm tall and rated around 40 + range at pick 22. Was really keen on Dunkley who goes ok and still improving.

Another good reason why we prefer bringing in proven players of draft picks...
 

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Kieran Lovell packing up shop and heading home to Tassie. I would have loved to have seen him try and prove himself in one of the 3 major state leagues.

Former Hawk Kieran Lovell to return to TSL Tigers’ den
BRETT STUBBS, Mercury


THE TSL Tigers have pulled off a recruiting coup by luring former Hawthorn midfielder Kieran Lovell back to the Twin Ovals.

Lovell, 21, was the first Tiger drafted directly from the club when he was selected with pick 22 in the 2015 AFL national draft.


Kieran Lovell has signed with the TSL Tigers. Picture: Adam Trafford/AFL Media
He played two games for the Hawks but a shoulder injury and the recruitment of Tom Mitchell and Jaeger O’Meara saw the prolific ball-winner struggle to crack the Hawthorn midfield.

He played 21 games for the Box Hill Hawks, including the premiership win over Casey.

Lovell will be the jewel in the Tigers midfield, in what has been an impressive off season for the TSL’s most southern club, which has also signed Huonville key forward Michael Paul.

Lovell was a star at underage level, being named in the 2015 under-18 All-Australian team and was awarded Tasmania’s MVP for the under-18 national championships after 42, 35 and 29-possession games.
I was pretty consistent in saying I just couldn't see what we saw in this kid to take him at pick 22. Even his Tassie mate, Hibberd, was surprised he went that high.

However, at his age, I'm also really surprised he didn't go to a stand alone VFL club or a SANFL club. This may very well be a good insight into why he never made it as an AFL player. After all, wasn't there rumours a couple of clubs showed interest? If so, staggering he didn't try and have a crack against AFL listed mids each week.

Anyhow, he can say G'day to Mitch down there.
 

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Buddy's capacity to play injured is phenomenal but he's at that stage of his career where he extremely vulnerable to an injury that will either end his career or affect his on field performance drastically. His contract could very quickly turn to a severe liability to the Swans
 

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A nine year contract for Franklin was always going to be an enormous risk for Sydney. However they need superstars and success to remain relevant in Rugby heartland. Although they have not won any silverware since his arrival he has probably been worth his salary for the last five years. The next four years however may well see him grossly over rewarded if injury and age bring him back to the field.
 

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.... However they need superstars and success to remain relevant in Rugby heartland....
Sorry Dermott but that is revisionist bullshit. Buddy asked Swans to take him. Hawks offered three years and said that was as high as we'd go. Buddy did not even bother speaking to GWS to get a bidding war going.

Pickering screwed Swans royally, but SEN won't allow the facts to tarnish old mate Pickers.
 

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Sorry Dermott but that is revisionist bullshit. Buddy asked Swans to take him. Hawks offered three years and said that was as high as we'd go. Buddy did not even bother speaking to GWS to get a bidding war going.

Pickering screwed Swans royally, but SEN won't allow the facts to tarnish old mate Pickers.
I am not sure how my comment was revisionist bullshit ESC. My point was that only Sydney would be brave or stupid enough to offer a 9 year contract to a free agent, because they believe they need a marquee player who will generate maximum publicity in Rugby heartland. I am not surprised that the Hawks declined to match those terms. No well managed Victorian club would. My only regret is that the AFL, Pickering and Franklin did not offer adequate compensation to the HFC.
However, the upshot was that we went on to win two more premierships and Sydney with Franklin have won none. The final karma was that Clarkson ditched Pickering as his manager.
 

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Honestly very surprised we haven't seen him play yet. St Mary's could use him (that's assuming he plays for them and not tiwi). Must be that fed up with playing
Not to speak for Cyril, obviously, but it seems that he's done taking and wants to spend his time giving. Football, at least from him, was something that required a lot of sacrifice from his family and friends in order for him to perform at an elite level. Now it looks like he wants to invest his time in giving to other people be it 100% focus on his family and friends or being it helping people aspire to do more themselves. It looks to me like he has ambitions as big as they have ever been but his personal goals have utterly shifted.
 
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Talking about St Marys. I believe that Brent Renouf is their head coach now.
Yeah he coaches Saints . Sadly for him they're having their worst season in about 40-50 years so far :huh: Have had a few Hawks run around up here. Guerra played a game for Waratahs at one stage , Rick Ladson had a run in the 2's for PINTS. 20 game Hawk veteran Cam Stokes is captain of the Darwin Buffaloes too

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Not football related by Chris mew appearing in the real estate pages. I can see his not short of a quid post football!! Also an underrated champion on the field

CHRIS MEW: 3 MURRAY ST, MCCRAE
SOLD: $1.535 million in December
PAID: $410,000 in April 2014


Ex-Hawk Chris Mew sold on the Mornington Peninsula.
Five-time premiership player Mew sold his McCrae home after the siren sounded on its auction. The Hawthorn centre-half-back of the century — who’s run Chris Mew Homes since retiring from footy in 1992 — built the coastal chic house about two years ago. He told the Herald Sun it had been a great house to live and entertain in, and that he’d hosted former teammates there, including Hawthorn half-forward of the century Gary Buckenara.


Mew built 3 Murray St, McCrae.
 

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Not football related by Chris mew appearing in the real estate pages. I can see his not short of a quid post football!! Also an underrated champion on the field

CHRIS MEW: 3 MURRAY ST, MCCRAE
SOLD: $1.535 million in December
PAID: $410,000 in April 2014


Ex-Hawk Chris Mew sold on the Mornington Peninsula.
Five-time premiership player Mew sold his McCrae home after the siren sounded on its auction. The Hawthorn centre-half-back of the century — who’s run Chris Mew Homes since retiring from footy in 1992 — built the coastal chic house about two years ago. He told the Herald Sun it had been a great house to live and entertain in, and that he’d hosted former teammates there, including Hawthorn half-forward of the century Gary Buckenara.


Mew built 3 Murray St, McCrae.
Don't think posting this sort of stuff is really appropriate....none of our business to publicly pursue and publish a persons private monetary windfalls regardless of his relationship to the club.
Pretty tacky.
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Don't think posting this sort of stuff is really appropriate....none of our business to publicly pursue and publish a persons private monetary windfalls regardless of his relationship to the club.
Pretty tacky.
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If it wasn't already published in the hearld scum for all to see I would whole heartedly agree with you flinch but its out there so no harm on this one fwiw.

Now being in the land of stars and stripes where is your outrage about the goat celebrating his Superbowl win at Disneyland and not be on a chartered flight with his teammates, says much about American sports and comradeship.
 

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If it wasn't already published in the hearld scum for all to see I would whole heartedly agree with you flinch but its out there so no harm on this one fwiw.

Now being in the land of stars and stripes where is your outrage about the goat celebrating his Superbowl win at Disneyland and not be on a chartered flight with his teammates, says much about American sports and comradeship.
If publishing the post makes the Sun into scum then.... just saying.
 
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Don't think posting this sort of stuff is really appropriate....none of our business to publicly pursue and publish a persons private monetary windfalls regardless of his relationship to the club.
Pretty tacky.
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I can see your perspective, but it's worth noting that real estate agents like to push this articles out to drum up interest in the property (there was an article in the Herald-Sun in November 2018 promoting Chris Mew's intention to sell his house) prior to sale and then to big-note themselves about the price they were able to get for their client.

It's also worth noting that Mew is now in the business of building homes, so he probably sees it as another means of attracting publicity to himself.
 

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If it wasn't already published in the hearld scum for all to see I would whole heartedly agree with you flinch but its out there so no harm on this one fwiw.

Now being in the land of stars and stripes where is your outrage about the goat celebrating his Superbowl win at Disneyland and not be on a chartered flight with his teammates, says much about American sports and comradeship.
There's enough comradeship on great teams to get the job done, but mostly ends as they exit to the carpark to go home.
Americans are such a disparate group, what with going to colleges far from where they grew up - often never returning, living in States that are so different socially and politically it feels like moving continents sometimes, a land of immigrants that finds ways to hate the newest group to land and blame them for all their ills, can't decide if they like the empowerment of women and where women themselves can't even unite to elect one of their own, is happy for the poor to pay taxes to fund the latest warship but needs to cut taxes for the wealthy so rich pricks can run businesses to huge profit while they employ the aforementioned poor, pay more for it's healthcare than every other western country in the world and would actually save money through a single payer system but that sounds too much like socialism, can't agree on what's news and what are facts and instead allow political pundits to tell them what's true, hates going to war but loves threatening it, would rather elect someone just like themselves than someone smarter and more capable than themselves, and maybe never in their history have they agreed less with each other on anything.
And you know what's really ****** up? The people, the Americans themselves, are some of the loveliest, most generous, most hardworking, most desirous of a moral and ethical pathway for all, have sacrificed like few other nations to stop totalitarian and dictatorial leaders from murdering their own citizens, have and continue to give us art and innovation and human storytelling that illuminates much of what it is to be human, and most importantly - LOVE AUSSIES LIKE NO ONE ELSE ON THE PLANET.

Every day, for nearly 19 years, some American I meet for the first time pulls me up when they hear my voice, breaks in to the biggest smile you'd ever see, says how awesome it is - just for me being here, want to know my story, love my story, tell me it's their life dream to visit Oz, and yes finish with the obligatory 'now that's a knife' in an attempt to have me know they care and have taken notice and love our caricature antipodean selves.

I won't be living here full time for too much longer, when the kids finish High School I'm splitting my time between Palm Springs and Melbourne and try to suck in all I've missed and given up for 20 years, but I hope from the bottom of my heart they work their shit out because as a people they deserve a better future than they're heading towards.
 
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