The Hawks chose
on the cover of their stamp Booklet and
Jason Dunstall on their Postcard and
A win in the
Ansett Cup in 1999 reawakened Hawks fans
hopes of more glory. Unfortunately they were not able to maintain their
preseason form and finished out of the eight in 9th position. There was some
compensation when Shane Crawford won the
Hawthorn's home ground from 1903 was the Glenferrie Oval which
it still uses as its training facility. It next played its home games at
Waverley Park but for the 2000 season it was persuaded to move to Colonial
last match against Sydney on 29th August
1999 was commemorated by a special cover produced by Havilah Enterprises.
On the 7th March 2000 the inaugural meeting of the "Premiership Players
Club" was held at the MCG to help raise funds for charity. One Hawthorn player
was included in the 20 players pictured on the A4 sheet of 20 P stamps of the
millennium issue. The player was
Michael Tuck. The stamps were
also displayed on a set of 20 first day covers by Havilah Enterprises.
The 25th May 2000 marked the release of club and individual
On the 28th March 2001 the second annual meeting of the
"Premiership Players Club" was held at the MCG to help raise funds for charity.
Two Hawthorn players were included in the 20 players pictured on the A4 sheet of
20 P stamps of the globe and map issue. They were
Graham Arthur and
Peter Knights. The stamps were also
displayed on a set of 20 first day covers by Havilah Enterprises.
Season 2001 started spectacularly for the Hawks with
them winning eight on the trot. The 30th March saw the release of the
Personalised Stamps. They finished fourth
loosing to Essendon in the Preliminary Final.
On the 27th April at a gala dinner at the Crown
Palladium, Hawthorn announced their
Team of the Century.
On the 27th March 2002 the third annual meeting of the "Premiership
Players Club" was held at the MCG to help raise funds for charity. Two Hawthorn
players were included in the 20 players pictured on the A4 sheet of 20 P stamps
of the sand, sea and sky overlaid by the Southern Cross issue. They were
Alle de Wolde
Leigh Matthews. The stamps were
also displayed on a set of 20 first day covers by First Class Collectables.
On the 15th May the
Personalised Stamps were released.
After a promising 2001, 2002 started with mixed results
and ended with the Hawks out of the eight in tenth place.
2003 started slowly with calls to sack the coach but by midseason they were
back on track but they just failed to make the eight. The Annual
Premiership Players Club P stamp Sheet of 20 players was released on the 26th
March 2003. The Hawthorn players featured were
In April the
2003 Personalised Stamps
was inducted into the AFL Hall Of Fame.
was picked in the All Australian Team.
Mitchell, won the National Rising Star for the
Best First Year Player. First Class Collectables issued a cover to
commemorate the event.
2004 began slowly for the Hawks. The
Personalised Stamps were released in mid April.
were included in the 20 players of the
"Premiership Players Club".
On the 1st April 2005 the Hawthorn Hawks
booklet of the
Personalised Stamps was released. The 2005 Hall of Fame
inductees were named on the 7th June 2005. First Class Collectables produced a set of covers. The inductees
On the weekend commencing
6th August 2005 Shane Crawford played his 250th game. Commemorative Covers showing
was released by First Class
Class Collectables issued covers to commemorate the Best and Fairest
On the 20th
March 2006 the
booklet of the
2006 Personalised Stamps was
Round 16 was the Heritage Round with clubs wearing jumpers from a previous era. Onlycovers
released a cover for each club
After finishing outside the eight in 2006 the Hawks finished fifth in 2007
with Australia Post issuing the
2007 Personalised Stamps.
In 2008 they hijacked Geelong and won the flag only to miss the eight in 2009. Australia Post changed from the Prestige Booklet to the Folder
format issuing the
2008 Personalised Stamps
2009 Personalised Stamps.