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Tom Hawkins' Lightning Phone Drama: AFL Investigates Cats Star

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Tom Hawkins sparks controversy during his 350th game with a phone incident in the dressing rooms! Find out more here.

Tom Hawkins, the Geelong Cats' champion, marked a historic milestone by playing his 350th game. However, his celebration was marred by a lightning delay that led to a surprising turn of events. While the Cats overcame the Hawthorn Hawks in a thrilling match, Hawkins found himself in hot water as the AFL launched an investigation into his use of a mobile phone during the delay. The league is scrutinizing footage showing Hawkins checking the weather radar on his phone, raising integrity concerns.

The AFL's probe into Hawkins' phone use has cast a shadow over his remarkable achievement on the field. Despite the league warning Geelong and Hawkins over the incident, no fines were imposed on the club. The controversy surrounding the veteran player has stirred up discussions about the boundaries of technology use during game interruptions. Fans and experts are awaiting the AFL's final decision on whether Hawkins' actions breached any regulations.

In a surprising turn of events, Geelong managed to secure a victory over Hawthorn despite the lightning delay and the off-field drama involving Hawkins. The Cats' ability to stay focused and perform well under pressure showcased their resilience and determination. As Hawkins rejoiced in his 350th game milestone, the spotlight has shifted from his on-field performance to the off-field investigation, creating a buzz in the AFL community.

Despite the scrutiny and warnings, Tom Hawkins' legacy as a key player in the league remains intact. His remarkable career spanning 350 games has solidified his position as one of the AFL's finest. As the investigation unfolds, fans are left wondering about the outcome and its potential impact on Hawkins' reputation and future games.

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Cats overcome Hawks, lightning delay in Hawkins' 350th (AFL)

TOM HAWKINS has now played 350 games, but he has never played one like this. Before the 35-year-old was carried off the MCG after his milestone appearance, ...

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'Looks very innocent': Cats beast probed for using phone in rooms ... (Fox Sports)

'Looks very innocent': Cats beast probed for using phone in rooms during lightning break.

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AFL investigating footage of Geelong champion Tom Hawkins ... (7NEWS.com.au)

The league is investigating an incident in the rooms during the delay in play between Geelong and Hawthorn.

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AFL investigating Cats star's phone use (The Mercury)

Cats champion Tom Hawkins has landed himself in hot water after he was caught looking using a mobile phone during the lightning delay in the match against ...

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AFL investigating Hawkins' phone use during lightning break (Herald Sun)

The AFL is investigating whether Tom Hawkins' use of a mobile phone to check the weather radar during the lightning delay was a breach of its integrity ...

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Tom Hawkins lights up MCG as Geelong overcomes Hawthorn (The New Daily)

Not even a 43-minute lightning delay could stop Geelong from taking down Hawthorn by 36 points in club legend Tom Hawkins' 350th game.

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AFL to look into Geelong star Tom Hawkins for looking at phone ... (The West Australian)

The AFL has dampened Geelong star Tom Hawkin's 350th celebrations, with the league confirming that they are investigating the forward for looking at a phone ...

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AFL hands down decision over Hawkins' change room phone use (Herald Sun)

Geelong has avoided a fine over star spearhead Tom Hawkins having a look at the weather radar during a lightning break during Monday's game against ...

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Cats, Hawkins warned by AFL over phone use in MCG rooms (AFL)

AFL executive general manager of football Laura Kane has explained why the Cats and Tom Hawkins have received a warning.

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AFL warns Geelong over mobile phone usage after Tom Hawkins ... (The Guardian)

Geelong has received an official warning from the AFL after cameras caught forward Tom Hawkins using a mobile phone in the dressing rooms.

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Hawks-Cats match halted because of lightning (Wide World of Sports)

T๏ปฟhe Hawks' and Cats' Easter Monday clash has been delayed because of severe weather around the MCG.

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AFL investigating Cats star's phone use (Chronicle)

Cats champion Tom Hawkins has landed himself in hot water after he was caught looking using a mobile phone during the lightning delay in the match against ...

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