Hawks players backing Stratton: Smith

Under-fire Hawthorn skipper Ben Stratton is yet to address his teammates about his dirty tactics in their loss to Essendon, but Isaac Smith says he has the players' full support.

Stratton will front the AFL tribunal for multiple offences on Tuesday, most notably repeatedly pinching the Bombers' Orazio Fantasia during Friday night's match, and stomping on the foot of Bomber Shaun McKernan.

Smith says with the Hawks players given the weekend off he hasn't seen Stratton but his teammates love the way the three-time premiership defender Read More – Source


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