2011 Hawthorn Football Club season

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Hawthorn Football Club
2011 season
President Jeff Kennett
Coach Alastair Clarkson
Captain(s) Luke Hodge
Home ground Aurora Stadium (Capacity: 23,000)
MCG (Capacity: 100,018)
Pre-season competition First round
AFL Season 3rd
Finals Series Preliminary Final
Best and Fairest Sam Mitchell
Leading goalkicker Lance Franklin (82)
Main article: 2011 AFL season

The Hawthorn Football Club's 2011 season was its 87th season in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Overview[edit]

The club recruited David Hale from North Melbourne, Cameron Bruce and Kyle Cheney from Melbourne, and in the national draft selected midfielders with pace.

Player draft[edit]

Draftee Pick selection Original Club
Isaac Smith
16
North Ballarat
Mitch Hallahan
38
Dandenong Stingrays
Angus Litherland
55
Claremont
Paul Puopolo
66
Norwood

Pre-season[edit]

NAB Cup[edit]

See also: 2011 NAB Cup
Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance
Home Away Result
1 Sunday, 13 February (4:45 pm) West Coast 0.5.1 (31) 0.4.5 (29) Lost by 2 points Patersons Stadium 25,776
Sunday, 13 February (5:50 pm) Fremantle 1.4.4 (37) 0.3.5 (23) Won by 14 poins Patersons Stadium

Premiership season[edit]

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance Ladder
position
Home Away Result
1 Saturday, 26 March (6:40 pm) Adelaide 16.9 (105) 12.13 (85) Lost by 30 points AAMI Stadium (A) 43,536 13th
2 Sunday, 3 April (4:40 pm) Melbourne 16.26 (122) 12.5 (77) Won by 55 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 49,905 9th
3 Saturday, 9 April (7:10 pm) Richmond 6.16 (42) 17.13 (115) Won by 73 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 46,368 7th
4 Saturday, 16 April (2:10 pm) West Coast 10.12 (72) 9.11 (65) Won by 7 points Aurora Stadium (H) 15,063 3rd
5 Tuesday, 26 April (2:40 pm) Geelong 15.8 (98) 17.15 (117) Lost by 19 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 78,579 5th
6 Bye 7th
7 Friday, 6 May (8:10 pm) Port Adelaide 10.12 (72) 15.14 (104) Won by 32 points AAMI Stadium (A) 21,819 5th
8 Sunday, 15 May (1:10 pm) St Kilda 14.15 (99) 10.9 (69) Won by 30 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 42,453 5th
9 Sunday, 22 May (2:10 pm) Sydney 8.12 (60) 15.16 (106) Won by 46 points Sydney Cricket Ground (A) 33,136 3rd
10 Sunday, 29 May (4:40 pm) Western Bulldogs 9.8 (62) 13.13 (91) Won by 29 points Etihad Stadium (A) 30,747 3rd
11 Sunday, 5 June (1:10 pm) Fremantle 17.9 (111) 13.11 (89) Won by 22 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 31,925 3rd
12 Saturday, 11 June (7:10 pm) Geelong 13.10 (88) 13.5 (83) Lost by 5 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 63,476 4th
13 Saturday, 18 June (2:10 pm) Gold Coast 19.15 (129) 8.10 (58) Won by 71 points Aurora Stadium (H) 16,377 4th
14 Friday, 24 June (7:40 pm) Essendon 23.8 (146) 12.9 (81) Won by 65 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 64,537 3rd
15 Sunday, 3 July (2:10 pm) Collingwood 15.16 (106) 9.11 (65) Lost by 41 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 83,985 4th
16 Saturday, 9 July (2:10 pm) Brisbane Lions 16.9 (105) 9.9 (63) Won by 42 points Aurora Stadium (H) 14,604 3rd
17 Bye 3rd
18 Sunday, 24 July (2:10 pm) Melbourne 12.6 (78) 20.12 (132) Won by 54 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 39,782 3rd
19 Saturday, 30 July (5:40 pm) Fremantle 6.8 (44) 13.17 (95) Won by 51 points Patersons Stadium (A) 30,937 3rd
20 Sunday, 7 August (2:10 pm) North Melbourne 15.13 (103) 13.8 (86) Won by 17 points Aurora Stadium (H) 16,820 3rd
21 Saturday, 13 August (2:10 pm) Port Adelaide 31.11 (197) 5.2 (32) Won by 165 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 27,532 3rd
22 Friday, 19 August (7:40 pm) Carlton 8.18 (66) 10.18 (78) Won by 12 points Etihad Stadium (A) 52,052 3rd
23 Saturday, 27 August (2:10 pm) Western Bulldogs 16.17 (113) 10.7 (67) Won by 46 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 42,198 3rd
24 Saturday, 3 September (1:10 pm) Gold Coast 14.13 (97) 16.10 (106) Won by 9 points Metricon Stadium (A) 19,314 3rd
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Finals series[edit]

Rd Date and local time Opponent Scores (Hawthorn's scores indicated in bold) Venue Attendance
Home Away Result
Qualifying Final Friday, 9 September (7:45 pm) Geelong 14.14 (98) 9.13 (67) Lost by 31 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 73,601
Semi Final Friday, 16 September (7:45 pm) Sydney 19.8 (122) 13.8 (86) Won by 36 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (H) 55,198
Preliminary Final Friday, 23 September (7:45 pm) Collingwood 10.8 (68) 9.11 (65) Lost by 3 points Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 87,112
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Ladder[edit]

2011 AFL Ladder
Team P W L D PF PA  % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 20 2 0 2592 1546 167.66 80
2 Geelong (P) 22 19 3 0 2548 1619 157.38 76
3 Hawthorn 22 18 4 0 2355 1634 144.12 72
4 West Coast 22 17 5 0 2235 1715 130.32 68
5 Carlton 22 14 7 1 2225 1700 130.88 58
6 St Kilda 22 12 9 1 1891 1677 112.76 50
7 Sydney 22 12 9 1 1897 1735 109.34 50
8 Essendon 22 11 10 1 2217 2217 100.00 46
9 North Melbourne 22 10 12 0 2106 2082 101.15 40
10 Western Bulldogs 22 9 13 0 2060 2155 95.59 36
11 Fremantle 22 9 13 0 1791 2155 83.11 36
12 Richmond 22 8 13 1 2069 2396 86.35 34
13 Melbourne 22 8 13 1 1974 2315 85.27 34
14 Adelaide 22 7 15 0 1742 2193 79.43 28
15 Brisbane Lions 22 4 18 0 1814 2240 80.98 16
16 Port Adelaide 22 3 19 0 1718 2663 64.51 12
17 Gold Coast 22 3 19 0 1534 2726 56.27 12
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points for, PA = Points against

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "AFL Tables - 2011 Scores". afltables.com. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 

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