MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17: Bradley Hill of the Hawks marks the ball during a Hawthorn Hawks AFL training session at Waverley Park on September 17, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

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.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17:  Bradley Hill of the Hawks marks the ball during a Hawthorn Hawks AFL training session at Waverley Park on September 17, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 17: Bradley Hill of the Hawks marks the ball during a Hawthorn Hawks AFL training session at Waverley Park on September 17, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

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.

50 COMMENTS

  1. Hawthorn really raising the bar in creating that ‘family culture’.

    North Melbourne give Turner 4 weeks for Drink Driving while Hodge gets none.

    Port Adelaide give Krakouer 4 weeks for being the victim of an unprovoked King-Hit, Hill gets nothing.

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