Blog log from P2 of 2018: Hawthorn vs Carlton

Burton passes to Breust just outside the hotspot after Impey applies frontal pressure, he boots the first goal. (Q1 2:34)
Fisher runs from a pack on the wing but kicks in between two Blues and it dribbles for a behind. (Q1 4:51)
Kennedy gives to Fisher for another run from the wing to half forward, this time he gets the long ball to bounce through. (Q1 5:04)
Roughead passes from the wing to McEvoy who beats Plowman with size to mark 40m out near the boundary. Big Boy hits the post. (Q1 7:52)
Burton spoils the kick in back into attacking 50, Roughead passes short to Puopolo 35m out on the flank who steers through a goal. (Q1 8:35)
O’Meara passes to Puopolo deep in the pocket 25m out after a Weitering kick clanger on the HBF. Poppy misses. (Q1 9:51)
Cripps reefs out a handball from a stoppage 20m out to Fisher who screws through his second goal. (Q1 17:05)
Glass passes to Puopolo 25m out on a slight angle, he misses again. (Q1 19:50)
The BLues can’t clear half back, this time Roughead marks the short ball 40m out on a slight angle but he also misses. (Q1 21:51)
Again Carlton can’t clear past half way, Gunston passes short to Breust at the hotspot who makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q1 24:50)
Gunston intercepts Weitering on the HFF and quickly goes to the corridor where Burgoyne is on his own to mark 35m out. Silk misses in a fluky breeze. (Q1 28:05)
Sicily spoils on the HBF but the ball flips over the back where Pickett has too much pace, he gives to Lamb for the Joe the Goose special. (Q1 29:05)
Roughead passes to Puopolo 40m out on a slight angle after a rebound started by Frawley. Poppy gets this one on line for his second goal. (Q2 1:36)
Lamb marks a Charlie Curnow ball 45m out on the flank and goes for a pass that doesn’t work. (Q2 4:06)
After Glass soccers aimlessly from defence, Casboult marks a low repeat inside 50 kick by Simpson to 20m in front for a goal. (Q2 5:51)
Burgoyne misses off the left after roving a Roughead contest at the hotspot. (Q2 6:47)
Fisher runs down the wing and has Pickett up against two Hawks in the square, but Pickett has the sit on Morrison for the mark and goal to give Carlton the lead. (Q2 7:36)
Mitchell gives to Gunston who snaps blind over his shoulder from 45m on the flank, just creeps in for a behind. (Q2 9:34)
Glass passes low and hard to Impey 35m out on a slight angle after the Hawks again lock the ball in. He kicks straight as a die. (Q2 10:51)
Thomas passes to Lamb 45m out on a slight angle after Frawley turns the ball over by foot at half back. Lamb hits the post. (Q2 13:42)
Whitecross dives in front of Silvagni to rush a loose ball in the Blue goalsquare. (Q2 15:21)
Breust passes to Schoenmakers deep in the pocket 20m out after a series of dangerous switch kicks. Schoey misses. (Q2 17:06)
Burgoyne misses a snap across the body from the hotspot under some pressure. (Q2 17:44)
Silvagni runs into an open goal playing on to advantage after a free on Sicily to Kennedy. (Q2 19:01)
Burgoyne gives to Gunston who finally gets a shot on target for Hawthorn, a goal from near the hotspot. (Q2 20:48)
Smith soccers from a pack after the next centre bounce, Gunston dives playing in front 45m out in the corridor to mark then miss. (Q2 22:02)
Impey wins a hard footy in a pack 40m out and feeds Gunston who snaps wide off the right boot. (Q2 23:06)
The Hawks have the numbers in attack, they almost stuff up what should have been an easy goal but finally Henderson gets it from the top of the square. (Q2 25:51)
Burgoyne gets legged in a pack by Plowman 15m out on the flank, but hits the post for his fourth behind. (Q2 28:04)
Impey intercepts Byrne just before the HT siren, another example of the Hawks’ frontal pressure. He lines up from 45m on a slight angle and gets it on line. (Q2 31:37)
Fisher clears from a pack in the pocket towards the square, Pickett beats Frawley to it and runs into the open goal. (Q3 0:40)
Puopolo baulks, twists and turns on the wing, Breust drops the sitter in the pocket but butters up for Impey to goal from near the hotspot. (Q3 4:40)
Charlie Curnow gives to Mullett for a goal from the hotspot after some dropsy by Roughead up the other end to butcher what should have been an easy shot on goal. (Q3 8:25)
Thomas provides a contest in the square for Ed Curnow to soccer a goal. (Q3 10:25)
Henderson misses a snap from a stoppage 25m out on the flank. (Q3 11:29)
Henderson is caught high by Jones after kicking inside 50, Breust takes the free 40m out in front and steers it through. (Q3 13:07)
After a spoil from CHB falls for him, Henderson has time to steady for a running snap from 30m on the flank, he also gets that one on line. (Q3 14:09)
Impey spoils at the Blue hotspot but the crumb falls towards the square, Puopolo overruns it but Wright gets the boot to it for the goal. (Q3 16:51)
Silvagni earns a free for Mitchell catching him high going for a ground ball 40m out on the flank. He starts the set shot right but it swings left and through. (Q3 18:11)
Casboult marks just inside 50m on the flank, and shoots well wide. (Q3 19:56)
Thomas marks a Simpson ball at the hotspot, somehow the Blues had a two on one for that contest. Daisy kicks very straight. (Q3 22:26)
Smith snaps off the left from a pack at the hotspot after Duryea pumps it back in, goal assist handball by Hanrahan. (Q3 25:21)
Kennedy is paid a free for Roughead taking his legs out in a pack 40m out in front of the Carlton goals. Kennedy converts with no problem. (Q3 26:56)
Hopeful ball to the Blue HFF 40m out, free to Thomas against Burton then 50m against Sicily for a dive by Wright, easy goal, Carlton in front. (Q3 30:26)
Burgoyne catches O’Brien HTB 45m out near the boundary, and kicks his fifth behind. (Q3 32:00)
Hanrahan passes to Gunston 40m out on a slight angle, his set shot is wide and rushed. (Q4 2:27)
Morrison pokes a kick from the HFF to the corridor where Smith marks 40m out and misses. (Q4 3:41)
Burgoyne gives to Schoenmakers for another miss from the hotspot. Hawks back in front by that point. (Q4 6:54)
O’Meara is pinged for high contact on Thomas as the latter snaps from 15m on a slight angle. Daisy puts the Blues back in front with his third goal. (Q4 8:41)
Dow baulks a tackler on the HFF and shoots from 50m, but Stratton gets a fingernail on it for the rushed behind. (Q4 11:11)
Sicily kicks under great pressure from the last line, touched off the boot so Casboult has to play on after catching it at the hotspot… he hits the post. (Q4 17:56)
Cripps gets a free for a block on Hardwick in a pack 20m out, he goals. (Q4 18:26)
Hanrahan goes long to Morrison one out with Jones, the ball goes to ground where Morrison has superior skills to run into the open goal. (Q4 21:26)
Jones rushes a long Burgoyne ball to make it a goal the difference with 2:49 to go. (Q4 25:57)
Impey lets fly from outside CHF but the ball falls on the line to be touched through. (Q4 29:45)

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