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“Starting To Lose Belief”: The Sunday Rub dissect Hawthorn’s struggles

Leigh Montagna believes the pressure is mounting on Hawthorn amid their winless start to the season.

“This is a team that’s starting to lose belief…” Joey told Triple M’s Sunday Rub following Hawthorn’s 53-point loss to Gold Coast in Round 5.

“That’s the concern because it’s only round five … It makes it a long year.”

It’s [Sam Mitchell’s] third season, and for the first time he would be starting to feel the pressure.”

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Steve Johnson believes Mitchell needs to readjust his coaching style and maintain the importance of defensive structure.

“For them they went straight into ball movement. Everyone thought ‘maybe this is the way of the future’, but it hasn’t quite worked.”

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