AFL top 100: Hawthorn’s games and goals

A Set small text size A Set the default text size A Set large text size Hawthorn, the club which has more 300+ game players that any other team in the AFL competition, will be hoping the decision to extend 38-year-old Shaun Burgoyne’s tenure for one more season pays off in season 2021.

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Hawthorn, the club which has more 300+ game players that any other team in the AFL competition, will be hoping the decision to extend 38-year-old Shaun Burgoyne's tenure for one more season pays off in season 2021.

They're looking for Mr Silk to play close to the level that he has in his first 19 years of AFL football and help the Hawks back into the final eight for the eighth time in the last decade.

If he does, it would appear certain that he would play the 11 games required to make the 400-game milestone and give Hawthorn the opportunity to brag about having the most 400+ game players as well. Of course, unlike their first 400+ game player, Michael Tuck, who was a homegrown player who played his whole 426 games at the Hawks, (holding the mantel of greatest game-player of all time from Round 22, 1990 until Round 19, 2016) Burgoyne started his career at Port Adelaide and chalked up 157 games at Power before his move to the Hawks in a recruiting coup in 2010 the start of Hawthorn's most successful decade.

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