The Crocs lost their rare afternoon contest today, being outpointed by a strong Hawthorn outfit.

After an even first term, The Spartans shone in the second and the 26 point deficit at half-time proved too large to overcome, with the visitors coasting away to an easy victory.

Old Xaverians      3.1-19    5.4-34     8.6-54      9.7-61
Hawthorn AFC    3.3-21    9.6-60    11.9-75    14.17-101

Goal Kickers: H. Healey 2, A. Keyhoe 2, H. Kelly, D. Landrigan, B. Lyon, H. Lachal, J. Meehan
Best Players: O. Keogh, H. Lachal, H. Nidam, H. Denton, H. Kelly, J. Pytel