Hawthorn premiership player Brad Hill will face Dandenong Magistrates Court on Monday, June 27.
On Tuesday, Hill was charged with assault following an alleged altercation at a Narre Warren nightclub in Melbourne’s south-east on January 24.
A 22-year-old woman has also been charged with one count of unlawful assault.
Hill, 22, was a member of Hawthorn’s 2013, 14 and 15 premiership sides and has played 80 games with the Hawks.
Hawthorn released the following statement on Tuesday night confirming the charge:
Hawthorn Football Club can advise that Bradley Hill has today been charged with assault following an investigation into a report of an alleged altercation on January 24.
Hill notified the club at the time of the incident and has cooperated fully with police.
Hawthorn GM – Football Operations Manager Chris Fagan said:
“Bradley has kept the club informed throughout this entire process. The leadership group has already met on this matter and has decided that no sanction will be applied at this stage.
“The matter is now before the court and any sanction is in the hands of the judicial system.”
The club will not make further comment at this time.