Hawthorn fans have shared their excitement after the club announced three new faces to strengthen its coaching line-up for 2022.
During the last month the club has shared the news that Adrian Hickmott, Andrew Collins and David Hale have joined the Hawks ahead of the upcoming season.
Tweets began to filter through from many supporters who were thrilled with the new appointments.
Here’s a look at some of the positive responses we received within the Twittersphere.
Awesome news! Welcome home @davidhale_20. We are rapt to have you back in the chocolate and gold!— Trent Rees (@TrentRees) September 13, 2021
Absolutely love the move. More premiership hawk experience in the coaching panel. Sam is building a nice team.— Tendo (@Tendo89316160) September 13, 2021
This is incredible. Mitch has assembled a phenomenal team. I'm genuinely so excited for the future with so many great, fresh new faces leading the charge. We're on such a better path— Jase (@JRumbol4) September 13, 2021
Great news. He’s been a success in every role and coached all hims teams teams to finals or premierships. ????#alwayshawthorn— _johnnyrrr__ (@johnradelja) September 9, 2021
Liking The Coaching Line Up.— Tyson Gibbs (@tygibbs01) September 13, 2021
good news, welcome adrian— alyssa (@_alyssajb5) August 25, 2021
My first Hawks hero!— Sam (@branners31) September 9, 2021
He’s a good man Andy Collins ??????— Darren Berry (@ChuckBerry1969) September 9, 2021
Awesome! Collo!! There’s a certain romance to the two former number PCMs who also shared ????#5?? combining in the HFC Coaching ranks. A brilliant move by all involved ????— Talking Hawks (@talking_hawks) September 9, 2021
Great news for VFL coaching stalwart Andy Collins, with Hawthorn confirming he'll return to the Hawks as head of development. He served as an assistant to Sam Mitchell at Box Hill Hawks this year.— Paul Amy (@PaulAmy375) September 9, 2021
Ripper bloke Hickey!— Brian ‘GET VACCINATED ??’ Speaking (@Sainter_Boys) August 24, 2021
Could not like this appointment any more. It’s unreal— AKF (@1983AKF) September 9, 2021
Bloody so good to have Andy back at the club and in such a pivotal role.— Dazzb (@dazzb65) September 9, 2021
This makes me very happy. ????
It’s great to have Collo back at the club. His experience will be invaluable for the younger players especially, to help them develop and grow into the next champion Hawthorn team.— Paul Malcolm (@paulmalcs) September 10, 2021