Hawthorn refuses to rule out disciplinary action for staff

Hawthorn executives have not ruled out the possibility of action against staff members involved in the club’s alleged racist incidents.

“The club will always act in the most appropriate and responsible manner,” Hawthorn CEO Justin Reeves said.

“We have a board of directors, governance in place.

“Certainly, the club will not rule out anything or plan anything in the future.

“Will take everything on its merits and act in what we believe to be in the best interest of our people.”