Graham Arthur

Graham Arthur

Graham Arthur was destined to be a legend of the Hawthorn AFL football club as soon as he arrived. He won the best and fairest trophy in his very first year at the club at the age of just 18 years old. A clever team player, Graham Arthur was a brilliant half-forward flanker and led by […]

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John Kennedy

John Kennedy

John Kennedy Sr. was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club, and also coached Hawthorn and the North Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Kennedy, is regarded as the father figure at Hawthorne and widely credited for laying the foundations for their premiership successes John Kennedy Snr won the Club’s Best and Fairest Award four times […]

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Ron Clegg

Ron Clegg

Ron “Smokey” Clegg  was arguably one of the finest key position players to have ever played in the Victorian Football League. Ron Cleg possessed all the attributes that made a perfect footballer. Strong, courageous, solid on the ground, superb in the air, and a marvellous kick with either foot.  He was awarded the Brownlow Medal in 1949 while […]

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Ken Fraser

Ken Fraser

Ken Fraser was one of the greatest centre half forwards to have played in the VFL during the 1960’s. Fraser was Essendon’s captain from 1965 to 1968 after being vice-captain in 1964. He led the Bombers to the 1965 premiership in his first year as skipper – his second VFL flag after the 1962 triumph. […]

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