Hawthorn's dual AFL premiership player Brad Sewell spent Saturday night fielding the same question over and over.

And he got more of the same on Sunday. How does it feel?

"It's unbelievable. It's funny all last night and this morning, the question you get asked most is 'how are you feeling?'," the 29-year-old onballer said at Hawthorn's supporters' day function at Glenferrie Oval.

"You're almost feeling nothing. You're just sort of floating along.

"Having won the second one, you never take it for granted, coming off the back of what happened this time last year.

"It's a little bit more special."

A premiership winner in 2008, Sewell suffered the pain of defeat in the 2012 decider against the Swans.

The 190-game veteran was forced to fight hard to keep his place in the side this season after being dropped in round 16, returning a week later.

He said overcoming adversity made the victory even sweeter.

"Having experienced what we had 12 months ago was important. That sticks with you," the former North Ballarat junior said.

"There's no doubt that was drawn upon at times and we kept on improving throughout the year and we learnt off the back of that."

Young forward Jack Gunston, runner-up in the Norm Smith Medal after his four-goal effort against Fremantle, has achieved premiership glory in his second season with Hawthorn.

The 21-year-old said he's copped plenty of criticism for leaving Adelaide two years ago, but with two grand finals since then he couldn't be happier.

"To go through what we did last year and to experience a loss and to see the highs of what it's like to win, it's very special," he said.

 

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