What we learned in 2019

What we learned in 2019

Coming off an unforgettable premiership, expectations were high leading into 2019 – and Box Hill’s season was filled with plenty of twists and turns yet again. From enthralling finishes, to clutch performances and touching moments; Box Hill’s year had it all. Under the guidance of first-year coach Max Bailey and inspirational premiership skipper Andrew Moore,…

Elimination Final Match Report: Hawks bow out to red-hot Werribee

Elimination Final Match Report: Hawks bow out to red-hot Werribee

Box Hill’s dream of back-to-back flags is over, with the brave and gallant Hawks falling to Werribee by 41 points in Sunday’s Elimination Final at Adcon Stadium. In a story of two halves, Box Hill booted four unanswered goals in the second term to take a hard-fought eight-point lead into half-time. But as the rain…

Meadows: It’s a new season

Meadows: It’s a new season

Try telling Luke Meadows the Hawks have snuck into this year’s VFL finals series. Box Hill was faced with the ominous task of a fortnight of crunch matches to keep its finals aspirations alive. But in defeating the Northern Blues and Collingwood in elimination-like-affairs, the Hawks propelled themselves into a third-straight VFL finals campaign, and…

R20 Preview: Do or die

R20 Preview: Do or die

Box Hill will hope to keep its season alive when it hosts the Northern Blues at Box Hill City Oval on Sunday afternoon. Box Hill missed its chance to lock in a place for finals, falling to Werribee by 25 points at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday. The Hawks ultimately proved no match for the…

R19 Match Report: Hawks suffer third-consecutive defeat

R19 Match Report: Hawks suffer third-consecutive defeat

At the final break, the equation seemed simple for Box Hill. Twenty-one points needed with the stiff breeze for victory – and to fight off all competition for its finals spot from chasing teams below. Coach Max Bailey gathered his troops and delivered a rousing three-quarter-time speech. The message was clear; everything was to be…