Blog log from R21 of 2015: Hawthorn vs Port Adelaide

Schulz gathers a Wingard centre clearance on the HFF and gives to White who misses from a very low percentage checkside from 45m on the boundary. (Q1 0:27)
Roughead marks on the HFF and passes short to Gunston 40m out. Gunston misses. (Q1 1:52)
Mitchell smothers Boak on the HFF but Boak butters up and bombs long to the square… Monfries pushes off Suckling to mark in the square for the first goal. (Q1 3:24)
Schoenmakers smothers Westhoff at CHB, Breust has a snap from CHF smothered but it spills for Shiels who goals off a step from 45m. (Q1 4:30)
Robbie Gray gives to Sam Gray to run away from the next centre bounce, he lets fly from 55m on a slight angle but it bounces wide of Butcher for a behind. (Q1 5:37)
Robbie Gray intercepts the kick in 35m out on a slight angle, but he misses, disappointingly. (Q1 6:10)
Port bursts away from congestion on the HBF up the guts with Krakouer evading Smith long enough to find Schulz behind the Hawk defence 20m out in front. He marks and goals. (Q1 10:15)
The Hawks rebound from halfback down the outer side with a flowing move, Rioli is all on his own in the square to accept a long McEvoy ball and waltz into the open goal! (Q1 11:46)
Mitchell gives to Hill at half forward, he glides around Pittard and looks to pass but goes himself from 35m on the flank… wide. (Q1 14:18)
Robbie Gray roves a ball up 25m out on the flank and gives to Monfries who checksides a goal for Port. (Q1 16:12)
Wingard passes to Robbie Gray after the next centre bounce, three yards in front of Stratton 40m out on a slight angle. Gray misses another relatively easy shot. (Q1 17:58)
Ebert shaves the post with a snap from half forward. (Q1 20:56)
Breust has space and time on the wing on a fast break down member’s wing, and finds Roughead at 45m in the corridor. But Roughie sprays it for a behind. (Q1 25:10)
Butcher takes a contested grab in front of Gibson just inside 50m on a slight angle. Butcher by name, butcher by nature, no score. (Q1 26:42)
Robbie Gray roves a Butcher contest in the pocket and has Wingard over the back to run away from Lake into the open goal! (Q1 28:21)
Hawks should be four or five goals down at least based on general play. They are not coping with Port’s risk-taking with long kicks over the Clarko cluster. (Qtr Time)
White kicks to space on the HFF on a fast break for Neade to run onto, Stratton closes but Neade grubbers from 30m… it bounces through! (Q2 1:51)
Hill hits the top of the square with a very high ball, Westhoff spoils Schoenmakers but it bounces back up for the Hawk… he grubbers into the post from 10m. (Q2 5:13)
Roughead gives to Suckling outside a throw up 35m out on the flank, his left foot snap falls in the square and nicks the shoulder of O’Shea for a rushed behind, after video review. (Q2 9:24)
Schulz gives to Hartlett after contesting 20m out in front, Hartlett snaps truly off the left boot. Port now getting full value for their dominance. (Q2 11:39)
Pittard spoils on the flank 30m out but Lewis is front and centre all on his own, he bounces through a much-needed goal for Hawthorn off the left boot. (Q2 14:42)
Suckling runs hard to receive on the HFF and passes down the flank to the lead of Roughead 30m out. Roughie goals. (Q2 19:36)
The Hawks have started to halve and win more contests in the last few minutes, which will worry Port fans who will think they should have had a much bigger buffer. (Q2 20:25)
Burgoyne gives to Roughead for a snap off balance from 50m on a slight angle… skews just wide. (Q2 21:09)
Breust passes to Gunston on the lead in front of Pittard at 40m on the flank. Gunston shanks it, no score. (Q2 23:10)
Schulz marks on the HFF 70m out, the ump pays 50m against Lake for encroachment. Schulz goals. (Q2 24:22)
Roughead kicks long from outside CHF, it drifts towards the behind line, Gunston gets a free for a block and goals. (Q2 27:20)
Monfries gets a very soft free on Hodge for front-on contact at the top of the square and kicks the first goal of Q3. (Q3 2:17)
Jonas is pinged for deliberate OOB on the Hawk HFF, Rioli passes inboard to Burgoyne at 45m on the flank. Junior kicks truly. (Q3 3:47)
Wingard picks up a loose ball on the HFF and goals from 25m, after another centre clearance by Port set up by Ryder. (Q3 5:47)
Wingard sharks a weak handball to Burgoyne and runs around onto his left boot for a snap from 35m on a slight angle… it’s good! (Q3 7:02)
On a rare Hawthorn fast break, Smith has Suckling running behind the Port defence to mark at the hotspot and run into the open goal. (Q3 9:10)
Duryea passes to the hard lead of Burgoyne at 30m wide on the flank, flashing in front of Krakouer. Junior misses. (Q3 12:17)
Gibson passes low and hard to Gunston on the lead at 40m on a slight angle, in front of O’Shea. Gunstall goals. (Q3 14:43)
Rioli forces Krakouer to turn the ball over by hand at halfback with a trademark chase, then gets it back for a Joe the Goose to Roughead. CLassic Cyril. (Q3 17:23)
Neade gives to Boak for a hurried snap off a step from 40m in the corridor just before the cavalry arrives.. well wide. (Q3 20:55)
White marks on the wing, gets a shepherd from Sam Gray to release him for a bounce to run across the paint on the HFF and shoot from 40m… it’s good! (Q3 22:36)
Boak’s right foot snap across the body from outside a stoppage 45m out in front is off hands for a behind. (Q3 24:32)
Suckling kicks high from the HFF, Rioli works his man under the ball 15m out, was it touched before it bounced through for a goal? Video review inconclusive, ruled a goal. (Q3 26:24)
Wingard marks a Broadbent snap from HFF on the behind line, but misses with a checkside. (Q3 29:58)
Krakouer cops a bad bounce and the ball lands with Rioli in the pocket, he centres to Puopolo who slips but marks on his back near the hotspot. Poppy goals on the 3QT siren. (Q3 32:44)
Neade snaps wide from the pocket under heavy Gibson pressure. (Q4 0:44)
Schoenmakers rushes a high White snap from the pocket. (Q4 3:13)
Robbie Gray goes long for Schulz to mark in front of Schoenmakers near the hotspot. He boots his third major. (Q4 7:43)
Wingard runs his head into the arm of Gibson to draw an extremely soft free 35m out on a slight angle. Chad goals. (Q4 9:37)
Ah Chee is called to play on after a very short kick by Boak, he is tackled but gives to Neade who snaps blind over his left shoulder from 35m on a slight angle… it’s good! (Q4 13:43)
Rioli marks in front of Krakouer at 40m on a slight angle. and goals as the clock closes towards halfway through Q4. (Q4 15:14)
Ah Chee stands in front of Gibson and clunks a Wingard ball at 25m on the flank. Ah Chee tries a Joe the Goose for Monfries but Suckling rushes it! (Q4 17:14)
Puopolo gathers a loose ball in the pocket with a shepherd from Rioli and gives over the top for Gunston to grubber home from the square under a tackle. (Q4 18:59)
Correction, it was Breust not Rioli. (Q4 19:14)
Pittard starts a rebound from halfback, Wingard has Ah Chee in the pocket on his own, he has Monfries for the Joe the Goose but goes himself this time and kicks it from 25m! (Q4 20:25)
White marks a Sam Gray centring ball in between three Hawks at 40m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q4 23:44)
Birchall misses a quick 55m snap from inside the centre square. (Q4 26:11)
Robbie Gray passes to Sam Gray at 40m on the flank, time had already ticked past a point where the Hawks could win, but Gray kicks the sealer. (Q4 28:45)

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