Blog log from R18 of 2015: Hawthorn vs Richmond

Lewis gets the first clearance to half forward, CHaplin spoils over the back, Rioli volley from 35m… into the behind post OOTF.
Deledio passes to the lead of Riewoldt in front of Frawley at 40m on the boundary, after a long period of chipping around the backline. Li’l Rooey misses. (Q1 5:13)
Deledio catches Frawley HTB at 25m on the flank after Mitchell’s kick in is marked by Maric and pumped back in. Lids goals. (Q1 5:53)
Rioli receives from Hodge in the pocket and centres to Gunston at the hotspot, behind Grimes. Gunston hits the post. (Q1 12:22)
Burgoyne gives to Stratton for a running shot from 45m on the flank, his snap drops in the square to be rushed by Chaplin. (Q1 13:22)
Hill kicks across the centre but it’s spoiled into the hands of Newman, he tries a snap from fully 70m out but it sits in the square for Shiels to rush in front of Riewoldt. (Q1 15:57)
Lennon has a long set shot from the HFF rushed by Hale. (Q1 16:41)
Hodge kicks into Deledio on the mark on the HBF, Hodge is outnumbered so he zones off, allowing Deledio to measure the snap from 60m and bounce it through! (Q1 17:51)
After Maric clears from a stoppage at the Hawk hotspot to CHB, Birchall goes short to Smith 50m out on a slight angle… but the ump reverses it against Roughead on Vickery! (Q1 21:04)
A free to the Tiges on the HFF as two Hawk defenders collide with Vickery, Deledio is over the back, he plays on into an open goal! (Q1 23:48)
Vickery marks 50m out on the flank just before QT, but misses. (Q1 27:35)
Maric outmarks Lake at CHF on a fast break up the guts, turns and finds Riewoldt at 30m on the flank. Riewoldt steers through the fourth unanswered goal for Richmond! (Q2 5:51)
Rioli kicks long to McEvoy on the HFF, the ball goes to ground and passes through the hands of three Hawks thence to Schoenmakers who snaps… bounces through from 35m! (Q2 7:13)
Roughead juggles a long Gunston snap over the behind line under pressure from Vlaustin. (Q2 8:37)
Chaplin kicks OOTF on the Hawk HFF, after a long wait Lewis passes to Gunston at 35m on a slight angle. Gunston goals. (Q2 10:55)
The Hawk wall across half forward locks the ball in again, eventually Shiels passes short to Gunston at 45m near the boundary. Gunston misses. (Q2 14:27)
Ellis roves the kick in to the HBF but Frawley catches him HTB 40m out. The kicks to the square is contested by Schoenmakers, Puopolo crumbs and goals after video review! (Q2 17:00)
Gunston holds Vlaustin off the fall of a high Frawley ball to 40m on a slight angle, and marks with his left arm. He goals, Hawks hit the front. (Q2 19:35)
Riewoldt marks a high Miles ball 45m out in front, with Maric holding McEvoy off the fall. Jack doesn’t make the distance, but McIntosh roves and goals under a tackle! (Q2 21:49)
Rioli gathers a bouncing Mitchell ball at 30m on the flank, slips while trying to dodge Newman and gets a free as Newman barrels into him. Cyril goals 30 seconds before HT. (Q2 31:22)
Riewoldt leads and marks a Vickery ball well in front of Burgoyne at 40m on a slight angle. McEvoy rushes it on the line. (Q3 3:11)
Vickery draws another free with play-acting in a clash with Lake on the boundary 30m out, and screws the set shot through with typically mercurial skill! (Q3 6:43)
The Tigers get the next centre clearance, McIntosh goes short to Lambert at 40m on the flank. The kick goes to the square, Vickery is spoiled, rushed behind. (Q3 8:07)
Houli catches Puopolo high 50m out on a slight angle, no hint of ducking there. Poppy’s set shot drops in the square, Maric rushes it with ease. (Q3 11:52)
Ellis marks deep in the pocket 20m out from a Lennon pass. He misses the lot. (Q3 14:07)
Maric marks a high Houli ball 50m out on the flank in front of the two Hawk rucks. Big Ivan hits the square, it’s rushed. (Q3 21:08)
Birchall turns the ball over in the middle, Martin runs around two Hawks and passes to Houli at 40m on the flank. Houli splits the middle! (Q3 23:08)
Hunt spoils a Gibson kick to Hartung at halfback, Hartung chases but Hunt gathers, rides the challenge and gives to Lambert for a massive goal! (Q3 27:54)
Conca breaks a tackle at a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle but his wobbly snap is just wide. (Q4 4:34)
Four kicks behind and the Hawks aren’t looking much like it. (Q4 4:45)
Deledio gives to Lennon 45m out on a slight angle but Lennon fumbles it, it bounces back to Deledio who slams through his fourth goal! (Q4 6:45)
Two Hawks tackles Miles at a stoppage 30m out on a slight angle, the ump mystifyingly pays HTB for not making an attempt. Gunston goals, footy gods frown. (Q4 10:31)
Yet another centre clearance to Richmond, the ball flips over the back, Lambert kicks the ball with Frawley’s hand nearby… after a video review, ruled touched off the boot. (Q4 12:01)
Rioli springs over Rance, puts his knee in and marks a high Hill ball 40m out on a slight angle. Cyril misses. (Q4 14:11)
Lewis kicks inside 50, Hawks swarm the crumb, Breust gives to Puopolo in the square, Hunt catches him high to give away the obvious free. Poppy goals. (Q4 15:58)
9:34 left, still a lot of time if the Hawks can reverse the trends of the second half. Clearances are still a major problem. (Q4 16:27)
Lloyd gets a handball 40m out on the flank, baulks halfway clear and shoots off a step under great pressure… and slots it! Huge goal for the Tiges! (Q4 18:12)
Rioli darts in and marks a hopeful Gibson ball to 25m on the flank, reacting quicker than Chaplin. But he misses this as well, disappointingly. (Q4 22:52)
5:08 left at the kick in. (Q4 22:52)
Riewoldt has Vickery over the back of the Hawk defence but he conspires to stuff it up completely under perceived pressure, eventually Lennon snaps wide. (Q4 24:31)
Hodge gives to Gunston for a miss after a stoppage in the pocket. (Q4 30:26)

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