PERTH, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19: Jonathon Ceglar of the Hawks is attended to by the team doctors during the 2016 AFL Round 22 match between the West Coast Eagles and the Hawthorn Hawks at Domain Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Hawks hit with ‘please explain’

The AFL is set to ask Hawthorn for a please explain after covering a camera in its change rooms on Friday night.

After ruckman Jon Ceglar went down with a knee injury, he was taken into the rooms, at which point a club staff member was captured by Channel Seven covering a broadcast camera with a towel to obscure vision of the 25-year-old receiving treatment.

The League will seek an explanation from the club this week.

Hawthorn confirmed on Monday that Ceglar has suffered an ACL injury and will require a full knee reconstruction.


  1. And their defence is simply going to be ‘but we are Hawthorn’ and the afl will say ‘oh yeah, fair enough… Do as you want – we forgot that the rules are different for you guys’.

  2. Wow….we win the flag a few years in a row and suddenly we cheat?? If you people don’t like the way your team is then support a “real” team. GO HAWKS!!

    • typical Hawks supporter. Can’t take criticism, surprised you didn’t pull out the old ‘how many premierships has your team won’ or ‘threepeat!’
      You make me sick!

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