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57 minutes ago, jnrmac said:

Next year will be his 18th season.

He has kicked more than 60 goals 4 times. (only twice in the past 9 years)

He would want $750k for a one year contract 

Pass from me, He's not the messiah

He’s kicked over 60 goals five times two of which have been in the last three years. He’s not going to leave Geelong so doesn’t really matter. 

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In all honesty if he was open to coming to Melbourne, which I’m 99% certain he isn’t, it would be a good get for us. We need to go all in before Gawn and May are done. Hawkins will give us the focal point up forward that we’ve been crying out for since 2022. 
 

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Hawk’s a mate of mine. Sadly he’s just re-signed with Geelong this morning.

Would’ve been a brilliant get for a couple of twilight seasons. He and his family are moving into their Melbourne pad next year as they’ll be doing renos on their place at Gnarwarre, so logistically would’ve been perfect.

Can confirm he was getting fairly frustrated at Geelong and if they hadn’t come to the party, he’d have been at Melbourne next year. Club was lurking in the background interested.

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2 hours ago, Dee Boys said:

Hawk’s a mate of mine. Sadly he’s just re-signed with Geelong this morning.

Would’ve been a brilliant get for a couple of twilight seasons. He and his family are moving into their Melbourne pad next year as they’ll be doing renos on their place at Gnarwarre, so logistically would’ve been perfect.

Can confirm he was getting fairly frustrated at Geelong and if they hadn’t come to the party, he’d have been at Melbourne next year. Club was lurking in the background interested.

Not questioning your intel but this tweet was 2 mins ago

But the article says "Melbourne made an 11th hour bid to prise champion spearhead Tom Hawkins out of Geelong.

But the Herald Sun understands there is no threat of Hawkins leaving the Cattery after 17 seasons, with the final details of his contract to stay at Geelong being thrashed out."

I don't think he will leave the Cats.

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2 hours ago, Dee Boys said:

Hawk’s a mate of mine. Sadly he’s just re-signed with Geelong this morning.

Would’ve been a brilliant get for a couple of twilight seasons. He and his family are moving into their Melbourne pad next year as they’ll be doing renos on their place at Gnarwarre, so logistically would’ve been perfect.

Can confirm he was getting fairly frustrated at Geelong and if they hadn’t come to the party, he’d have been at Melbourne next year. Club was lurking in the background interested.

Mate as in Mate or Mate of a Mate?

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5 hours ago, Jaded No More said:

 

I've spent the last 3 days seeing some pretty horrific things, but this just about tops it.

Would you swap Tom’s for same salary and give Hawkins one more year, in which he could fade out possibly in second year to assistant coaching and mentoring our young key forwards?

Like him or not he would be great teaching JVR, Jefferson, Fullerton and even Petty.

Won’t happen as he won’t leave Cats.

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7 hours ago, spirit of norm smith said:

I love it 

get 3 walking frames and ramps put in at Casey fields. If BBB and Tmcd went, then you could ramp up interest in Hawkins but I’m not buying right now. 

Make that 4 walking frames, my Dad would be throwing his over the fence in protest. 

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