Blog log from R3 of 2015: Hawthorn vs Western Bulldogs

The Dogs enjoy a strong breeze to their end in Q1, but early play is all in the Hawks forward 50. (Q1 1:35)
Grant is unlucky to be paid a free for high contact on a falling Lewis at 40m on a slight angle, after a stoppage. Lewis kicks into Grant on the mark, Dogs clear. (Q1 4:47)
Boyd rises and marks in front of Burgoyne deep in the pocket 20m out, and navigates the breeze to kick the first goal. (Q1 7:28)
Minson snaps the second goal with a pressured kick from 25m after a feed from Stringer. (Q1 10:38)
After the Hawks boss a stoppage on the HBF, Gunston pokes a pass to a diagonal lead by Roughead at 30m on a slight angle. Roughie misses badly. (Q1 12:57)
Rioli falcons an inside 50 on the HFF, the ball spills luckily to Ceglar who finds Breust at 35m on a slight angle. Breust goals. (Q1 15:40)
Macrae’s kick OOTF on the wing leads to a fast break with Hodge finding Puopolo at pretty much the same spot as Breust’s last attempt. Poppy misses. (Q1 18:08)
Langford roves a stoppage in the pocket and gives to Roughead who shoots hard and low from 20m near the boundary… goal! (Q1 19:06)
After the Hawks rove yet another repeat inside 50 and flip around looking for space, Hodge passes to Lewis at 35m on the flank. But Lewis doesn’t score, the wind takes it. (Q1 23:39)
Rioli gets a free on Picken for holding the man as he tries to rove a McEvoy contest at the top of the square. Cyril bananas into the post from 5m. (Q1 26:09)
Jarryd Roughead mops up a loose ball on the HFF and gives to Smith who pokes a pass to the top of the square to the advantage of McEvoy, who has the sit, marks and goals. (Q2 1:56)
Webb’s rebound shank to the HBF is mopped up by the Hawks, McEvoy gives to Hodge who lets fly with the breeze from 55m on a slight angle with a low bullet… goal! (Q2 6:57)
Talia spoils Roughead 25m out going for a Gunston ball but falls forward in the contest as the ball flips out the back, allowing Roughead to butter up and run into the open goal. (Q2 8:42)
Puopolo marks at 40m on the flank and misses. (Q2 11:27)
Goodes strips Burgoyne in a tackle on the HFF, the ball spills to Grant who has Stringer on his own at the hotspot to run into the open goal. (Q2 12:57)
Puopolo misses another set shot from 40m on the flank. (Q2 15:21)
Lake spoils the kick in straight to Rioli 25m away, who has Roughead on his own at the hotspot. Roughie goals. (Q2 15:39)
Birchall centres to Hodge at 35m on a slight angle after the Hawks again dominate at half forward and prevent the Dogs rebounding. Hodge kicks truly, the Launnie crowd rejoices. (Q2 18:42)
Long Lewis ball to a Breust contest 35m out, Hodge is over the back to rove and give to Gunston to run into the open goal. (Q2 20:13)
Boyd is out the back to mark a long Stringer ball to 20m on the flank on a rare Dog fast break to space, with Lake out of position. He goals. (Q2 22:38)
Jong dives and marks a quick ball by Minson to 35m in the corridor. He kicks into the teeth of the heavy breeze… straight through at half post height. (Q2 25:16)
Hodge roves the centre clearance kick to the hotspot and gives to Puopolo who snaps as he’s tackled… the ball wobbles through for a goal. (Q2 26:18)
Hrovat intercepts a Lake handball at the hotspot and gives to Honeychurch for a simple goal. (Q2 27:20)
Birchall gets a 50m penalty for a late challenge after marking by Honeychurch to put him 55m out in front. He sails through a big goal on the breeze. (Q2 28:52)
Goodes drops a mark on the wing, two Hawks swoop, Rioli goes long to Roughead who also drops a mark but has time to butter up and walk into the open goal. (Q2 30:31)
Boyd misses a long set shot from the HFF to kick off Q3. (Q3 1:14)
Dickson misses from much the same spot. (Q3 2:28)
Breust converts a set shot from 20m on the flank after marking a short pass by Gunston. (Q3 6:09)
Dahlhaus roves a long ball to a Grant contest 20m out, Gibson tackles but Dahlhaus is good enough to get his grubber away… it rolls through! (Q3 7:24)
Jong soccers through a forest of legs from 5m for a behind. (Q3 11:34)
Gunston passes to Mitchell at the hotspot who has no one in front of him and waltzes into the open goal. (Q3 14:24)
Roughead marks a Birchall ball at 40m on the flank, and squeezes his fifth major inside the right goalpost. (Q3 18:20)
Boyd leaps in front of Lake and takes a big pack grab from a long Goodes ball to the square. He goals. (Q3 21:05)
Grant intercepts a shaky rebound kick from the last line by McEvoy at 35m on the flank. He misses. (Q3 23:39)
Hodge marks a Gunston ball at 45m in the corridor on a fast break up the guts. He shanks it, no score. (Q3 24:50)
Puopolo marks a Lewis ball near the boundary 20m out, but he passes to Hodge who can’t mark, the Dogs prevent a score. (Q3 26:37)
Ceglar gives to Langford who is tackled by Talia as he snaps from 40m on a slight angle, pushing it wide. (Q4 2:17)
Smith hits the post under a tackle from 20m after the Dogs stuffed up a defensive switch from the BP. (Q4 4:07)
Dickson runs away from Burgoyne but misses a screwing snap from 30m on the flank. (Q4 6:57)
Hartung passes short to Roughead on the lead at 40m on a slight angle after yet another flowing Hawk rebound. Roughie misses. (Q4 7:52)
Honeychurch marks a Boyd ball at 40m on the flank and misses. (Q4 9:11)
Rioli roves a smothered Hodge snap 25m out but rolls his snap wide. (Q4 10:21)
Hartung dodges Cordy into space at the hotspot after a stoppage and kicks another Hawk goal. (Q4 11:25)
Langford gives to Roughead outside a stoppage at 50m on the flank, but he misses. (Q4 13:01)
Rioli gives the remaining crowd something to cheer about with a speccy over Webb at 25m on the flank. THe wind pushes his shot wide. (Q4 14:32)
Roughead gets a slightly soft free for a push by Talia going for a long ball to the hotspot. He steers through his sixth goal. (Q4 16:50)
Rioli rises and takes another screamer over Talia from a high Hodge ball to 25m in front. He goals. (Q4 18:48)
Gunston rises in front of Murphy and marks a centring Lewis ball to the hotspot. Gunstall goals. (Q4 22:00)
Burgoyne has Roughead all on his own at the hotspot on a fast break to mark and saunter into the open goal for his seventh. (Q4 26:19)

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