How to watch Hawthorn Hawks vs West Coast Eagles AFL live and match preview
Hawthorn will be shooting for 2 in a row as they look for a strong finish to their season starting with the Eagles this week.
Hawthorn snapped a lengthy losing streak when they comfortably defeated Adelaide at Marvel Stadium last week. Mitch Lewis was the star with 5 first half goals for the Hawks who made it 5 wins for the season under Sam Mitchell. Hawthorn will look to extend this to 6 against West Coast.
West Coast copped a belting at Optus Stadium last week and alarmingly became the first team since 1919 to fail to register a score in the first and last quarters of the same game.
When is Hawthorn vs West Coast?
Hawthorn vs West Coast takes place from 1:10pm AEST on Sunday 17 July at the mighty MCG in Melbourne.
How to watch Hawthorn vs West Coast live
Channel 7 has the rights to the AFL alongside Foxtel, and although it will screen Hawthorn vs West Coast in WA, it will be a delayed start on free-to-air TV.
That means the only way to catch Hawthorn vs West Coast live is to watch on one of Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. In fact, this is the best way to ensure you see every game of the regular AFL season before the Grand Final live. Those 3 services screen every match live as opposed to only a select few on free-to-air TV each week.
To investigate further what's right for you, you can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here.
Stream Hawthorn vs West Coast on Kayo Sports
Kayo Sports is a solid option to not just watch Hawthorn vs West Coast, but AFL and sport in general. New customers can use this 14-day free trial to see if it's a good fit for you. You could then watch this game for no cost.
Kayo also has a wide range of special features to add to your viewing experience. SplitView lets you watch up to 4 sports at once on the same screen. Other features include Interactive Stats, No Spoilers, Key Moments and more.
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Hawthorn vs West Coast match preview
The West Coast Eagles were restricted to 53 points against the Blues last week, but remarkably 45 of them came in the second quarter alone. The home side was scoreless in the first and last quarters and restricted to just 1 goal in the third.
They had been fairly competitive in the month leading up to that game, including on a recent trip to the MCG to face Richmond. West Coast will need to find every bit of that again here against Hawthorn.
Hawthorn hadn't won for a while leading into last week, but they continued to show signs of improvement.
Their talent coming through is the rival of most young teams in the competition and their base performance has been far higher than the Eagles, which they should confirm with another win here.
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