Blog log from R4 of 2018: Hawthorn vs Melbourne

O’Meara forces the ball forward from the opening bounce, Breust collects the loose ball, balances himself and slots the first goal of the game. (Q1 0:33)
Garlett hands to Hogan who snaps from the pocket but misses across the face. (Q1 2:33)
Brayshaw kicks long for goal and Hardwick gives away a free kick in the goal square for holding Kent. Kent from directly in front kicks the Dees’ first. (Q1 4:31)
Salem scraps a ball long inside 50 and Kent marks 40m out directly in front. His set shot is a goal. (Q1 5:58)
Fritsch kicks long to Hogan whose mark is spoiled by Sicily but Hogan recovers to wheel onto his right and slot a great goal from 50m out. (Q1 10:14)
Brayshaw hands to Kent who loads up from outside 50 and slots a terrific long goal. (Q1 11:27)
O’Meara kicks forward into an open forward line where Henderson runs onto it and dribbles a kick towards goal but misses to the left. (Q1 15:59)
Melbourne fail to rush the ball through effectively and Gunston capitalises by soccering through a goal. (Q1 21:43)
Melbourne transition from defence to attack seamlessly with great skill. It ends with a Salem mark 40m from goal. Salem’s set shot sails through for the Dees’ fifth of the quarter. (Q1 29:06)
Long ball into the Hawthorn forward line where Lever makes a good contest but Breust pounces on the loose ball and snaps another goal. (Q1 32:20)
Smith running forward of the wing kicks low and finds Breust 40m out on a challenging angle. Breust goes back and kicks a nice goal. (Q2 2:49)
Melksham roves the contest front and centre and takes a flying shot on goal but misses to the left. (Q2 10:03)
Long ball into the Hawks’ forward line and it gets out the back where Puopolo is first to get a foot the ball to soccer through a goal. (Q2 10:48)
Bugg wins the ball 55m from goal, runs to 50 and loads up but it bounces through for a behind. (Q2 13:04)
Roughead marks 55m from goal and Kent arrives late to knock the ball away, giving away a 50m penalty. Roughead from point blank range kicks the goal. (Q2 24:18)
Garlett collects on the bounce outside the goal square, quickly kicks at goal and misses to his left. Rushed the kick, there, had more time than he realised. (Q2 26:15)
Sicily slams a ball forward and Breust is able to run away from Lewis who is exposed for leg speed, for an easy goal. (Q3 5:04)
Roughead puts the ball to the top of the square and it gets out the back to Smith who snaps a goal. (Q3 12:58)
Shiels breaks away from the stoppage and kicks to O’Brien who broke away from Vince. O’Brien from 35m out directly in front kicks truly. (Q3 19:12)
Smith wins a free for holding 45m from goal. He goes back and kicks truly to kick the Hawks’ 11th goal. (Q3 24:15)
Gunston marks 55m out, has limited options so runs to 50m, loads up and kicks a fantastic goal. (Q4 4:32)
Salem wins a free 50m out, quickly plays on and spots Neal-Bullen 30m out. Neal-Bullen from directly in front kicks the goal. (Q4 7:07)
Breust tight on the boundary kicks centrally to Roughead who marks 35m out directly in front. Roughead goals. (Q4 12:51)
Lewis has his kick smothered and O’Meara takes advantage by snapping a goal from 35m out. (Q4 18:17)
O’Brien marks 50m out, goes back for the set shot and gets all of it as it sails through for another Hawthorn goal. (Q4 25:20)
Hawthorn immediately get another one via a centre clearance and Breust sneaking out the back for a smart goal. (Q4 26:05)

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