Blog log from R8 of 2018: Hawthorn vs Sydney

Impey fumbles in midfield on a rebound attack up the guts, he passes to Gunston who shows excellent hands to mark on the lead 40m out for the first goal. (Q1 4:21)
Stratton drops a defensive mark at CHB after the next centre bounce, Towers roves and rides a tackle to give out to Ronke who skids through the first Swans goal from 40m. (Q1 5:40)
Mitchell to Langford to Shiels for a release run from a pack on the wing, Gunston leaps in front of Rampe to mark 40m out on the flank but miss. (Q1 7:42)
Henderson gathers on the HFF and gives outside to Sicily who launches with a howitzer from 60m off a step, Breust marks on the line for the goal. (Q1 9:23)
Centre clearance to Sydney, it’s off the hands of Frawley at CHB, the crumb falls for Papley whose snap sits up in the square for Ronke to beat Duryea for the soccer goal. (Q1 11:25)
McVeigh runs sideways in midfield and passes to Rohan leading to 40m on the flank, who shanks for no score. (Q1 15:21)
Frawley and Papley contest 20m out, Papley looks to have too much skill at ground level but Frawley gets a hand on it to rush. (Q1 17:09)
Gunston roves in a pack near the hotspot and performs a pretty pirouette then snaps very quickly… Swans claim it was touched off the boot, ruled a goal. (Q1 20:21)
Burgoyne spins into trouble at a stoppage in the pocket, Ronke plays on to advantage from the HTB free to Hewett and grubbers his third goal of Q1 from near the behind post! (Q1 22:54)
Gunston marks on his chest 40m out on the flank from a long Duryea ball from the wing, with an assist block by Smith on Jones. He kicks truly. (Q1 24:24)
Breust marks 50m out, plays on and misses from the left boot. (Q1 26:39)
Burgoyne gets caught HTB by Ronke 25m out on the flank, he boots goal number four on the QT siren! (Q1 28:52)
Hewett gives to Jack for a snap off a step from 40m on the flank, but it’s wide. (Q2 3:31)
Cunningham gives to Heeney for a turn and snap off a step from 45m on the flank, that one misses the lot. (Q2 3:45)
Ronke marks on the HFF, breaks a tackle, gets a free for being legged, plays on and goals from 40m! Five for the kid. (Q2 6:32)
Mills is pinged for a hold on Gunston as they wait for Shiels ball down the flank to 20m. Gunston boots his fourth goal. (Q2 13:34)
Another centre clearance by Sydney to the hotspot, another Hawk defender spoils straight to a Swan, it’s Heeney who snaps truly from 40m. But Stratton got a finger to it, point. (Q2 15:17)
Langford gives to Howe in a phonebox in the pocket, he tries the low percentage snap but kicks OOTF. (Q2 17:34)
Hayward chases a Papley ball to the pocket and screws through a goal off the left after a rebound started by Lloyd from the HBF. (Q2 21:33)
Impey is corralled on the wing but jinks past Nick Smith with a sensational right foot step, he goes to McEvoy who marks but misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 23:08)
Henderson hits Roughead on the lead with a kick from the wing to 40m on the flank after the first centre bounce of Q3. Roughie goals to level the scores. (Q3 1:03)
Papley baulks clear on the wing in traffic and passes to Sinclair 45m out on a slight angle, who hangs his set shot right. (Q3 3:38)
Lloyd turns the ball over with a diagonal kick from the HBF to the centre, O’Brien goes short to O’Meara 45m out on a slight angle. JOM misses the lot. (Q3 4:53)
Lloyd passes short to the lead of Hayward 30m out near the boundary after a rebound around outer wing. Hayward tries to centre but McEvoy marks in relief. (Q3 8:08)
Roughead runs to the HFF and passes to Langford who is spoiled at the hotspot, the crumb falls for Morrison who tries a Daicos special from the pocket 30m out, it’s through! (Q3 11:38)
Parker zooms onto the crumb after a stoppage on the HFF, he turns his man and slams through a big goal from the hotspot. (Q3 13:23)
Shiels catches Robinson HTB in the centre, O’Brien feeds Burgoyne to run to the hotspot but he misses. (Q3 14:36)
SHiels kicks blind from a pack in the BP, Loyd roves on the flank and shoots from 45m… just narrow. (Q3 16:51)
Stratton intercepts McVeigh on a slow play on the outer wing, fast break, Shiels passes to Roughead 40m out near the boundary who misses. (Q3 19:06)
Jack passes to Parker at the hotspot after Burton turns the ball over from half back, but Parker misses a relatively easy one. (Q3 21:21)
Stratton kicks high from the HFF to a big pack at the top of the square, Breust roves and goals despite a Lloyd tackle meaning he only had his left arm free. (Q3 22:53)
Langford skies a hopeful ball from the HFF down the line to 35m, somehow Breust is one out with Lloyd and marks in traffic, he goals. (Q3 25:53)
Frawley drops a defensive mark on the HBF, Hayward is out the back to rove and grubber home the first goal of Q4 from 30m. (Q4 1:09)
Ronke roves a Jack contest in the pocket, bobs around like a cork in the ocean and snaps his sixth goal from 25m! (Q4 5:24)
Gunston roves, breaks a tackle and runs away from a pack on the wing, he reaches 40m on the flank and misses. (Q4 9:08)
FLorent gets stripped twice in tackles on the wing in some frenetic play, Impey roves and bombs to the hotspot, Grundy attacks but runs over it, Roughead gives to Gunstan, goal. (Q4 11:53)
O’Meara roves and misses from 25m on a slight angle after another passage of tough play up and down the corridor. (Q4 15:54)
Mitchell kicks high from a stoppage 45m out on a slight angle, two Swans spoil Roughead for the rushed behind. (Q4 21:09)
Jack passes to Hayward in the pocket 20m out after a slow but effective rebound from the last line started by Grundy. Hayward kicks his third goal, Swans back within a kick. (Q4 23:39)
4:31 left at the next centre bounce. (Q4 24:09)
Florent kicks very short from near CHF to the hotspot, Parker marks in front of Sicily and kicks the go-ahead goal. 3:19 to go. (Q4 25:39)
Burgoyne long from the next centre bounce, Gunston roves and snaps wide from the pocket 20m out. (Q4 26:47)
Isaac Smith kicks across half back but Rohan intercepts, long ball to the square is marked by Ronke for his seventh goal! (Q4 29:24)
1:00 left at the next centre bounce, two kicks in it. (Q4 29:24)
Burgoyne to Impey for the centre clearance but the Swans defence eventually holds with Langford turning the ball over on the HFF. (Q4 30:51)

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