R19 Preview: Crunch time

R19 Preview: Crunch time

The Box Hill Hawks face a must-win clash against Werribee on Saturday, to keep their slimming finals hopes alive. Box Hill failed to finish off North Melbourne last week, holding a commanding 31-point lead at three quarter time, before the Kangaroos slammed home six unanswered goals in the final term to steal victory. Werribee claimed…

Mascitti’s milestone

Mascitti’s milestone

Box Hill Vice-Captain Damian Mascitti is set to play his 100th VFL game when the Hawks take on Werribee on Saturday. The 26-year-old has brought a wealth of talent and experience since joining the Hawks this season, with his cool head under pressure and elite ball use, and ability to seamlessly blend defence into attack, consistently…

Vincent’s mate Roughy

Vincent’s mate Roughy

‘You tell your brother, that if he messes with me, he messes with my whole family!’ It’s the iconic line of the Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger 1988 film, Twins– the story of two contrasting long-lost twins, who form an unlikely, but remarkable partnership. We’ve all seen the movie. And now the Box Hill Hawks…

Horner backing himself

Horner backing himself

For Stuart Horner, a football career almost ended before it had even started. The boy from Olinda was battling in the Eastern Ranges side in his under-18 year. And it almost reached a tipping point. “I didn’t really enjoy Ranges,” Horner said. “I was in and out of the side for the TAC cup.” “I…

R16 Match Report: Fast-finishing Hawks fall short in Mirra’s milestone

R16 Match Report: Fast-finishing Hawks fall short in Mirra’s milestone

A five-goal haul from Mat Walker and a late charge home proved not enough for Box Hill, falling 14 points short of Richmond on Sunday afternoon. Despite trailing by 37 points at three-quarter time, Coach Max Bailey urged his side to put everything on the line, in a determined effort to celebrate favourite son David…

R16 Preview: Richmond

R16 Preview: Richmond

LAST TIME WE MET Round 7, 2019: Box Hill Hawks 11. 4. (70) defeated by Richmond 11. 12. (78) at Swinburne Centre. Box Hill looks towards their own three-peat in their clash against Richmond at Box Hill City Oval on Sunday. Following a disappointing loss to Footscray the week prior, Richmond came back with a…

R15 Match Report: Hawks survive Frankston scare

R15 Match Report: Hawks survive Frankston scare

A destructive seven-goal final-term has driven Box Hill to an 18-point victory over a hostile Frankston on Sunday afternoon. Frankston burst out of the blocks to pile on seven first-term goals, taking advantage of the howling Frankston Beach gale at Skybus Stadium. The Dolphins welcomed the reigning premiers to the Mornington Peninsula with ferocious, unforgiving…