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Blog log from R13 of 2019: Essendon vs Hawthorn

Smith clears from the wing after the first centre bounce, Stringer is pinged for contact after disposal, Ceglar takes the downfield free at the hotspot for the first goal. (Q1 0:42)
Burgoyne tries to baulk around Heppell on the HBF but gets claimed HTB, the kick goes down the line to a pack 20m out where Laverde juggles the mark then misses. (Q1 3:27)
Two Hawks spoil Laverde in the pocket 25m out, the crumb falls to the front where Fantasia soccers it through for an opportunist goal. (Q1 8:42)
Puopolo feeds Glass after the next centre bounce to run to 45m on a slight angle but the backman misses. (Q1 9:26)
Puopolo gives to Scully who shanks it wide from 40m on the flank under some pressure. (Q1 16:12)
Burgoyne can’t beat two Bombers to a loose ball on the Dons HFF, Parish wins the footy and straightens for a running snap that goes wide from 35m. (Q1 18:44)
Parish roves at half forward and gives to Langford who snaps across the body from 40m on a slight angle for a nice goal, well deserved. (Q1 19:14)
Impey runs from the next centre bounce and goes to the HFF where Gunston roves a Sicily contest then shoots OOTF across the body. (Q1 20:42)
Glass feeds Worpel to run through CHF and shoot from 45m but it drifts across the face. (Q1 22:36)
Shiel slings Moore around the neck chasing a loose ball 40m out on a slight angle in the last minute before QT, Moore kicks truly to give the Hawks a lead. (Q1 25:11)
McKernan gets rid of Hardwick to mark 40m out on the flank but misses, after Bellchambers gets the first goal of Q2. (Q2 3:04)
The kick in doesn’t clear the HBF, Laverde gets the ball in the pocket but chooses a very long handball to Stringer in the square, just eludes Frawley for Stringer to goal. (Q2 4:18)
Cousins roves near CHF and gives to Smith who feeds Gunston for a snap across the body with time to steady… bounces it through. (Q2 6:04)
Gunston sharks a smothered Heppell handball in a pack 30m out on the flank and rolls a hurried snap across the face. (Q2 10:49)
Gunston handballs from his knees at half forward to Glass who rams through his first senior goal from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 13:04)
Merrett bounces through a quick replying goal from near CHF off his left boot. (Q2 14:07)
Worpel baulks and shoots hurriedly from near the hotspot but it floats OOTF. (Q2 16:03)
Laverde plays on after marking at half forward on a fast rebound but misses under not much pressure from 45m on a slight angle. (Q2 17:05)
Stratton is pinged for holding the man on Fantasia near the top of the square for a charity goal. (Q2 19:19)
Shiel runs free on the wing after the next centre bounce and passes to McKernan on the flank 40m out. Set shot drifts… Bellchambers marks on the behind line but misses. (Q2 21:19)
Breust catches Guelfi HTB in a pack 45m out on the flank but his set shot doesn’t even score. (Q2 24:19)
Impey lopes through the HFF and shows a bit of finishing class with a snap on the run from 40m. (Q2 24:55)
Heppell has all the time in the world to run through half forward and straighten for a snap from near the hotspot but sprays it off the left boot, a tired kick. (Q2 26:29)
Puopolo marks 45m out in the corridor just before the HT siren, he kicks truly with two Bombers falling over each other trying to touch it, lucky goal! (Q2 28:50)
Stringer dives low to mark a long Parish kick from midfield to 40m on a slight angle, he boots the first goal of Q3. (Q3 2:40)
Bellchambers down to Merrett at the next centre bounce, long low ball to McKernan at the hotspot with Frawley metres behind, goal, easy game footy. (Q3 4:10)
Shiels roves the next centre bounce, has a bounce himself on a waddle to 45m on a slight angle and sprays it wide right. (Q3 5:30)
Ceglar gives to Cousins who snaps across the body from the hotspot but that’s well wide right as well. (Q3 8:43)
Heppell misses a snap from a stoppage near the hotspot. (Q3 10:28)
Scully kicks to space for Sicily to run ahead of Hurley to gather, he gets corralled so uses his vision to kick to Henderson in the square, fumble but eventual goal. (Q3 12:25)
Stratton is pinged for some very soft contact on Begley 35m out on a slight angle, but the Bomber shoots wide. (Q3 17:46)
Fantasia marks a Merrett pass on the HFF, baulks around Impey but shoots narrow from 40m. (Q3 19:40)
Parish intercepts a Frawley short pass from the BP to the flank 45m out in front of Worpel and kicks straight over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q3 20:48)
Hardwick dumps a kick from a defensive stoppage to the HBF but straight to Guelfi 45m out who sails it back to the line for a big goal. (Q3 23:34)
McDonald-Tipungwuti takes a screamer over Sicily on the wing and gets involved for the last pass to McKernan 50m out on a slight angle… Smack’s set shot is touched on the line. (Q3 26:56)
Saad runs over the paint of 50m on the HFF and launches from 45m for another one. That is just about the sealer, Hawks are gone. (Q3 27:55)
Glass marks in the centre, wheels and bombs long to the hotspot where Zaharakis holds Scully to give away the free and goal. (Q3 29:42)
The Hawks get a rare centre clearance through Glass, eventually McEvoy passes to Gunston 45m out wide on the flank, who doesn’t score. (Q4 0:49)
Impey passes to Ceglar to leap high and mark in front of Saad 25m out on the flank, then miss. (Q4 2:03)
McEvoy taps from ruck in the BP to the boundary side but Langford is the only man there, he gathers untouched and snaps the goal from 25m. (Q4 5:49)
Fantasia feeds Begley who snaps truly from half forward after a turnover at half back by the Hawks. (Q4 10:29)
Begley goals from the square after another poor defensive stoppage by the suddenly hapless Hawks. (Q4 11:49)
McEvoy marks in the pocket 20m out and threads the needle for some junk. (Q4 16:28)
Burgoyne gives to Breust who hits the post from the pocket 20m out but gets a very lucky free on Laverde for a push, he converts to the boos from the Don supporters. (Q4 19:19)
Impey marks an O’Meara pass around the key, draws a man and slams through a goal from 45m on a slight angle to complete a good night for him. (Q4 22:04)
O’Meara hits the post with a wobbler from a stoppage 25m out on the flank. (Q4 23:37)
McDonald-Tipungwuti marks 25m out on the flank and misses in the last few seconds. (Q4 29:35)

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