Blog log from GF of 2016: Hawthorn vs North Melbourne

Smith goes long from half forward to Hodge who stands with Swallow and uses his strength to mark on the chest at the top of the square. He kicks the first goal. (Q1 0:40)
Oh no, touched by the man on the mark! No goal. (Q1 0:40)
Hodge gets another chance after roving a long ball to the top of the square, this time it’s good! (Q1 1:34)
Thomas runs into the open goal after taking advantage from a Petrie free against Frawley at the hotspot. (Q1 2:48)
Breust marks at 45m on a slight angle from a Birchall pass, with Schoenmakers running interference. He goals. (Q1 4:23)
Puopolo takes a screamer over Hansen in the centre, and passes to Gunston at 35m on the flank, who misses. (Q1 7:10)
Harvey misses a long range snap. (Q1 9:08)
Rioli’s pass from CHF bounces in front of Puopolo on the flank, Macmillan is on his hammer but Poppy is good enough to regain his feet and screw home a fine goal from 35m! (Q1 12:45)
Petrie catches a dithering Duryea HTB at 45m on a slight angle, and makes him pay with the goal. (Q1 14:39)
Breust converts another set shot from the flank 25m out after Ziebell catches him slightly high in a tackle. (Q1 18:48)
Ziebell is all alone in the square for a Petrie ball to turn and goal, on the end of a fast break started by Cunnington on the wing. (Q1 20:56)
Garner gets monstered by a couple of Hawks in a marking contest at 40m on a slight angle, and draws a free. He goals. (Q1 22:28)
Brown marks a Wells pass unopposed at the hotspot, in between the Hawk defensive zone. He also goals. (Q1 24:36)
Petrie runs into the open goal after marking a Thomas ball to the square, with two Hawks sprawled on the turf. (Q1 28:14)
Hodge passes short to Rioli at 45m on a slight angle, but Cyril’s set shot drops and is rushed. (Q2 4:19)
Brown gets a free for illegal disposal by Puopolo under his tackle at 35m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q2 5:36)
Litherland dispossesses Anderson on the wing and taps the ball to a nest of Hawks, Schoenmakers sits a high ball to the hotspot to the advantage of Ceglar, who marks and goals. (Q2 7:31)
Ceglar roves a loose ball at the hotspot and gives to Hartung but Garner tackles him before he gets it to concede the free. Hartung misses. (Q2 9:32)
Hartung gets another go from much the same spot after getting caught high by Wright, this time he makes no mistake. (Q2 12:14)
Goldstein uses good vision to find Cunnington near the hotspot, who goals with no problem. (Q2 16:21)
Mitchell snaps very high from the hotspot in big traffic, two Roos get back to the square but it floats off the hands of Ziebell and sits up for Gunston to volley home! (Q2 18:27)
Jacobs marks just outside the hotspot and hits the post. (Q2 20:07)
Dal Santo receives from Thomas and snaps across the body from a pack at the hotspot to put the Roos back in front with a goal. (Q2 22:37)
Anderson kicks long towards the pocket, Thomas gathers, Hill chases, Josh Gibson is ready for the Joe the Goose but LT goes himself from 5m… and shanks it for a point! Oh dear. (Q2 26:50)
Ceglar juggles a mark in front of Goldstein at 45m on the flank but he tries to sit it up to the square, nothing results. (Half Time)
Sicily marks in front of Firrito at 45m on a slight angle, and just manages to avoid the goalpost with the set shot. (Q3 1:20)
Breust roves the next centre bounce and gives back to the onrushing Ceglar to pop through another one from 40m to put the Hawks in front! (Q3 2:53)
Rioli wins a raffle to mark a Shiels ball over the back to the hotspot, and kicks another one for Hawthorn. (Q3 4:33)
Petrie drives his knee in the back of Brand and clunks a long Cunnington ball to 40m on the flank. The Dish steers through his third major. (Q3 6:38)
Schoenmakers passes short to Shiels at half forward, he gives to Duryea who howitzers a low supergoal from 55m on the flank! (Q3 11:33)
Sicily claims Atley HTB after he fends off Puopolo at 40m on a slight angle. He goals. (Q3 13:17)
Hansen gives away a free in a pack 25m out on the flank for putting hands in the back of Schoenmakers. He misses. (Q3 16:37)
Firrito gets in the back of Gunston at 4om near the boundary, Gunston tries a set shot screwing ball across the body and gets it straight. (Q3 23:49)
Schoenmakers marks a Mitchell centre clearance outside CHF, turns and shoots from 55m… the ball lands just the right side of the line for a supergoal! (Q3 25:04)
Breust gets a set shot from 40m on the flank for a free for contact over the shoulder by Thompson, and steers through another goal. (Q3 28:45)
Wright puts his head over a ground ball just inside 50m on a slight angle, two Hawks challenge and he wins a high contact free just before the 3QT siren. Wright kicks truly. (Q3 31:45)
Goldstein goals off his left boot from just inside 50m on a slight angle after receiving a handball from Waite. (Q4 0:59)
After a series of missed shots by the Hawks, Hardwick converts a set shot from near the hotspot. (Q4 9:50)
Breust marks in front of Firrito at 35m on the flank and carefully gets the next set shot on line too. Four big ones for him. (Q4 11:35)
McEvoy marks wide on the flank 25m out and kicks truly to push the Hawk lead past 50 points. (Q4 15:20)
Firrito it was with the kick clanger from full back which McEvoy intercepted. (Q4 15:50)
McEvoy rises in front of Hansen and clunks a long ball to the flank 35m out. He misses. (Q4 21:21)
Wells pilfers a handball by Frawley at the hotspot and runs into the open goal. (Q4 23:06)
Breust gets pinged for deliberate OOB 35m out, Thomas’ kick is rushed. (Q4 27:37)
Stratton marks at true CHF just before the FT siren. He tries a torpedo, and doesn’t make the distance. (Q4 28:51)

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