Fremantle faces a possible fight to secure the two brothers Hill at the end of the season, with Bradley Hill contemplating an impressive exchange request for the second consecutive season.
Fox Footy's Neroli Meadows reported late on Friday that Bradley Hill requested a change back to Hawthorn last year – a request denied by the Dockers.
But it is also understood that Hill, 25, is once again thinking of a request to the Hawks – the club in which he won three premierships during his successful period at Waverley.
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The Dockers, however, still hold the brunt when it comes to Hill's future, as he is hired by the club until the end of 2021.
After five seasons at Hawthorn, Hill returned home in Western Australia in late 2016. Her partner is originally from Victoria.
Five-time premier Hawk Dermott Brereton said the Hawks already had many strong runners, but said you'd still "say no" to a Hill quality player.
"There are some games this year for Fremantle where I think he overcame them with his racing power," said Brereton. Friday Footy on Fox.
"But (the Hawks) probably have bigger fish for frying than going to another outside player right now. They have (Tom) Scully, (Ricky) Henderson and Isaac Smith. But you still want good players. "
Hill had a season of best career in 2019 so far. From 12 games, he averaged 24.2 playoffs and 6.5 scoring participations as well as had a crucial hand in many narrow wins at Fremantle.
Hill is not the only member of his family to be tempted by the prospect of a rival club this season, with Stephen Hill already drawing enough interest from other teams.
The oldest, 29, is eligible for an unrestricted free race at the end of the season and is being heavily pursued by the Gold Coast Suns, who are seeking outside races.
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The soft-motion Docker returned to the AFL senior action last week after being hampered by soft tissue injuries in the past 12 months.
Hill, who can play in the midfield, midfield or wing, is one of the most skilled players in the competition.
"It's rare for you to see Western Australians saying," I want to get out of the state, "said Hawthorn's legendary goalkeeper Jason Dunstall.
Brothers Hill and Fremantle (7-5) will have four trotting victories when they face Melbourne at MCG on Saturday.