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Blog log from GF of 2015: St Kilda vs Hawthorn

Blog log for St Kilda vs Hawthorn, GF of 2015

Gunston centres from the HFF, Rioli flies but it’s over his head where Breust marks on his chest 25m out on a slight angle. Breust goals. (Q1 3:16)
Hill forces a throw by Montagna in a tackle on the HFF, the kick is to a massive pack 25m out on the flank but somehow Rioli is able to jump and mark without contact. Cyril goals. (Q1 5:21)
Dunston gets a free on Hodge for HTB near the boundary 35m out. His set shot is narrow. (Q1 13:52)
Roughead spoils a kick across the backline to Fisher, butters up but hurries the snap from 15m on the flank with Dempster providing a modicum of pressure. (Q1 15:36)
Ceglar roves a pressured Montagna handball depp in defence and gives to Smith, who has time to steady from 20m but sprays it. (Q1 16:52)
But the Hawks lock it in from the kick in, Smith receives and makes no mistake from mid range this time. (Q1 17:02)
The kick in was errant, straight to Gunston who provided the goal assist handball. (Q1 17:22)
Another turnover by St Kilda before rebounding to half way, Anderson pokes a pass to Gunston at 35m on the flank who was the one who started the counter. Gunstall goals, just. (Q1 19:47)
Breust gathers a skidding ball to the hotspot on a fast break, has several options by hand and choose Langford who snaps truly. (Q1 23:48)
Steven misses a snap after a stoppage in the pocket from 25m. (Q1 26:15)
Smith gives to Mitchell at a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle, Mitch tries a standing start snap off the left but it’s well wide. (Q1 28:33)
This is a training drill, the only thing working against the Hawks at this stage is their tendency to lairise. (Qtr Time)
Gunston receives from Rioli in space on the HFF but looks for the pass and hits O’Rourke at 20m on a slight angle. O’Rourke goals. (Q2 1:02)
The Hawks move the ball at high speed down member’s wing on a fast break from the HBF started by Puopolo, ending with Roughead hitting Gunston on a lead to the hotspot for the goal (Q2 6:57)
Centre clearance by Anderson to the hotspot, McEvoy presents, Rioli is front and centre to rove and give to Breust to run into the open goal. Too easy. (Q2 8:12)
Suckling centres from the HFF to Lewis at 45m on a slight angle. Lewis carefully steers through the goal. (Q2 9:42)
Lonie gathers a bounding McCartin handball in traffic at the hotspot, turns and finds Bruce with an intelligent inside handball for the first Saint goal from 25m. (Q2 12:37)
Burgoyne tries a highly unlikely snap off balance from the boundary 20m out, just narrow. (Q2 16:55)
McEvoy intercepts the Roberton kick in at 35m on a slight angle for the goal. (Q2 17:23)
No wait, he missed it! (Q2 17:23)
Puopolo gives to Breust on the end of a chain of Hawk handballs past opponent on the HFF following a Hill tackle, he grubbers a goal from 25m. (Q2 20:43)
Roughead passes to Gunston wide on the flank 40m out, who looks inside but has to go back for the set shot… well wide. (Q2 25:00)
Hill kicks to empty space on a fast break on the HFF, Gunston leads his man there, no one else within cooe so he tries his luck from 45m… it drops in just as the 3QT siren sounds (Half Time)
McEvoy marks a Ceglar ball over a big pack at the hotspot for the first goal of second half junk time. (Q3 0:58)
Anderson marks 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q3 3:26)
Anderson marks at exactly the same spot after Puopolo forces yet another turnover by St Kilda from halfback. He misses on the other side. (Q3 4:26)
Suckling passes short to Mitchell at 45m on a slight angle as the Hawks again put up the wall to lock in the kick in. Mitch just clears the pack on the line for the goal. (Q3 5:22)
Lewis centres from the boundary 25m out to Ceglar who has the sit at the top of the square and takes the mark over Roberton. He goals. (Q3 6:47)
Roughead marks a Hill ball at 45m on a slight angle, and goals. It’s a procession. (Q3 11:03)
Hill centres off his left boot to Roughead at the hotspot after a quick rebound from halfback down the outer wing. Roughie misses. (Q3 13:11)
McCartin catches Hodge being a bit lackadaisical 20m out in front, HTB free to him and a goal. (Q3 14:00)
Roughead gets a free for a push by Fisher near the hotspot. He goals this time. (Q3 16:10)
Puopolo snaps OOTF from the HFF. (Q3 17:30)
Roughead catches Delaney HTB in the pocket near the behind post, to the delight of the pro-Hawthorn crowd. He centres to Sicily who is paid the mark 20m out on the flank and goals. (Q3 19:43)
Weller bursts away from the centre bounce and boots a supergoal from 55m. (Q3 20:57)
Gunston gives to Anderson whose snap from 20m is off the side of the boot and OOTF. (Q3 22:42)
Smith kicks long from outside CHF to the square where Hill is behind the Saint zone to mark and goal with ease. (Q3 24:38)
Ceglar rises in the middle of a pack at the top of the square to mark a long Burgoyne ball from the HFF. He goals. (Q3 26:55)
It’s boot filling time. (Q3 26:55)
Hickey outmarks Gibson at 35m on the flank,and goals. (Q3 27:55)
Ceglar roves a Hickey drop of a Smith inside 50 and gives to Lewis, who is the next Hawk to goal from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 31:44)
Roughead roves the centre bounce and lets fly from 60m, OOTF. (Q3 32:29)
McCartin breaks a Rioli tackle on the HFF but his snap bounces wide. (Q4 2:29)
Hickey feeds Bruce with a Joe the Goose special as the Saints got a loose man on a fast break down the wing. (Q4 4:29)
Rioli jinks away from chasers in the pocket and centres to Roughead at 30m on a slight angle. Roughie goals. (Q4 7:25)
Hodge gives to Duryea near CHF who misses a supergoal attempt. (Q4 10:14)
Puopolo drops the knees to draw a high contact by Dempster on the HFF. He hits the top of the square, McEvoy gets a free for a Schneider push and goals. (Q4 12:54)

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