Blog log from R5 of 2016: Hawthorn vs Adelaide

Betts reacts better to a quick Seedsman ball from the centre to the hotspot that bounces behind, he beats Stratton to the fall for the first goal. (Q1 1:03)
Seedsman takes too long to dispose at a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle from the Hawks goal but the ump eventually pays a HTB free to Puopolo. Poppy goals. (Q1 2:33)
Brown gets back to spoils a long Langford kick to Rioli on a fast break 20m out, but the ball falls for Rioli to soccer through off the left anyway. (Q1 5:19)
Jacobs gets a free at the next bounce and bombs long, Walker roves the Jenkins contest and has Cameron flashing past to receive and run into the open goal. (Q1 6:33)
Hartigan drops a long Hill ball to the pocket, the ball squirts to the boundary but Gunston taps it to himself to run around the behind post, gather and goal from the line! (Q1 8:33)
Walker drops a long Laird ball to the hotspot under Gibson pressure but taps it wide for Sloane to feed Cameron for a flying left foot snap… wide. (Q1 11:19)
McGovern gives a hospital handball on the HBF which Hartung forces for a spillage, Burgoyne roves, turns and shoots from 55m on a slight angle… narrow. (Q1 12:46)
Crouch kicks quickly from the HFF to the square, Frawley spoils but it’s Thompson for the crumb, he gives outside to McGovern who steers it through from 20m on the flank. (Q1 13:45)
Walker is on his own for a slow, long ball to the hotspot by McGovern, with Frawley whinging about a block but Gibson upfield standing the mark. Tex goals, Crows in front. (Q1 16:33)
Betts gathers the bouncing ball from a long kick from the wing and waltzes into the open goal, with Stratton again well out of position. (Q1 19:16)
Brodie Smith has Betts over the back on another Crow fast break, but he has to stop after marking 25m out in the pocket. He goals anyway, that’s three for Eddie! (Q1 24:05)
Brodie Smith baulks clear on the wing and sends a high ball to the hotspot where McGovern flies and marks in front of Lewis. He goals again. (Q1 25:35)
O’Brien blind turns out of a pack on the HFF and gives to Birchall at CHF, who has Isaac Smith near the hotspot. But his set shot is horrid, just a behind. (Q1 28:05)
Shiels gets a free at a stoppage at half forward for illegal contact, and passes to McEvoy at 30m on the flank. Big Boy also misses badly. (Q1 30:05)
O’Brien takes a contested grab in front of Lever on the HFF and gets a rather soft 50m penalty to gift him an easy shot for his first goal in the last minute before QT. (Q1 32:25)
O’Brien can’t gather a ball at his feet 40m out, the cavalry descends but Rioli toepokes it clear and volleys home off the left once again from 20m! Cyril! (Q2 1:39)
Puopolo gives to Rioli who snaps off a step just outside 50m on the flank to an empty square… narrow. (Q2 2:32)
Breust marks on the boundary 45m out in front of Talia, wheels and has Ceglar next to the behind post. Ceglar’s set shot is good enough. Hawks coming! (Q2 3:16)
Lynch handballs to Walker running up from CHF, the Hawks run past him, Tex sums it up with a turn and shoot off a step or two for a goal. (Q2 4:47)
Hodge kicks high to the HFF where two Hawks fly against Douglas, Puopolo has the sit and takes a screamer! And kicks the goal, more importantly. (Q2 9:14)
McEvoy beats Talia to mark a Breust centre clearance 20m out. He goals, Hawks regain the lead. (Q2 10:46)
Smith runs away from the last line and feeds Sloane on the wing, it’s another Crow fast break and it’s Jenkins over the back to mark at the hotspot and restore their lead. (Q2 13:05)
Birchall speeds up the wing and it’s the Hawks’ turn to pump it long over the back, Rioli turns and takes a big mark over Brodie Smith at the hotspot. Cyril kicks his third. (Q2 16:45)
Walker roves a Betts fly in the pocket, fends off but misses from 20m. (Q2 21:15)
Laird fumbles under Puopolo pressure in the pocket after a ball up on the HFF, Langford draws a free for Sloane’s high contact 20m out. He goals. (Q2 22:46)
Jenkins marks behind Frawley at 20m wide on the flank after a Langford turnover by foot in midfield. He threads the needle. (Q2 26:06)
Shiels smothers Laird on the HFF, Gunston gathers and gives back to him for a snap off a step from 50m on a slight angle… just wide. (Q2 27:46)
Seedsman gives to Brodie Smith for a wobbly snap on the run from 50m on a slight angle that also goes just wide. (Q2 29:14)
Brodie Smith catches Sicily high 40m out on a slight angle, whose set shot starts right but hooks viciously through for a goal. (Q3 0:34)
Jacobs marks just inside CHF and hits the post. (Q3 4:04)
After a Birchall turnover, Lyons is behind three Hawks near the hotspot, Mitchell almost marks in front of him but Lyons roves, rides a tackle and screws through an important goal. (Q3 9:35)
Isaac Smith wobbles an off-balance snap off a step from the pocket across the face. (Q3 12:43)
Frawley taps a loose ball on the HBF but straight to Walker who has Lyons on his own in the square for yet another go ahead goal! (Q3 19:54)
McGovern takes a big pack mark at CHF, Lynch is ahead on the spread to mark the short chip to the hotspot. He goals, Crows extend their hardfought lead! (Q3 21:53)
Lynch leads Hodge down the flank to receive from Lyons for a running snap from 40m… across the face. (Q3 24:43)
Cheney gives away a free on the HBF and the Hawks are away on the wing, Smith picks up and kicks to an empty square from 60m on a slight angle… skids through for a big goal! (Q3 26:01)
Sloane goes for a loose ball 20m out and plays for a free, and gets it on Isaac Smith for holding the man. Rory goals in the last minute before 3QT. (Q3 27:21)
Long ball from congestion at CHB by Langford, Puopolo beats Laird in the race to the loose ball and streams into the open goal! (Q4 3:18)
Walker snaffles a loose handball in defence in a nest of Hawk defenders and gives outside to Lynch for a snap off a step from the hotspot… instant reply! (Q4 3:53)
It was Stratton’s handball which Tex pilfered. (Q4 4:33)
Puopolo gathers a loose ball on the HFF and sails a hopeful ball to the corridor 20m out, Breust takes a contested grab over Laird and goals. (Q4 7:37)
Breust intercepts on the wing and goes quick and short to Gunston just inside 50m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q4 10:34)
Betts gathers a Cameron ball to the pocket, Gibson corrals so he goes back to Lever 45m out on the flank, who gives to Seedsman to slam home a huge goal! (Q4 12:13)
Breust taps the ball into Brodie Smith’s boot to force an OOTF free 35m out. His set shot falls in the square and is rushed. (Q4 14:23)
A blind kick out of defence by Shiels lands in the breadbasket of Brown 45m out on a slight angle. Brown sails through a wonderful set shot, 7:22 left! (Q4 17:39)
Hodge bombs long from the centre to the hotspot, the ball flips over the back, Cheney is ahead but Puopolo catches him and volleys home from 10m! (Q4 22:18)
4:18 left at the next bounce. (Q4 22:18)
Burgoyne gets a holding free at the next bounce, Ceglar contests near the hotspot, Puopolo roves under Cheney pressure and gives to Rioli who does the rest! 3:55! (Q4 23:55)
Lever kicks long to the flank 40m out, Walker is paid a mark in between two Hawks. Tex hits the near goalpost. (Q4 26:10)
2:16 at the kick in. (Q4 26:10)
The Hawks rebound outer side via Frawley, Stratton and Breust. (Q4 26:40)
Then they switch to member’s side, Isaac Smith passes to Gunston just inside 50m near the boundary in front of Hartigan. This for the lead inside 1:30… no, behind. (Q4 26:52)
1:07 at the kick in. (Q4 27:40)
Brodie Smith kicks in… off hands, throw in on the Hawk HFF. (Q4 27:50)
Rioli to Mitchell for a very quick kick to the flank 35m out… Puopolo draws a free for a push in the back! Poppy lines up and the goal umpire does not move! (Q4 28:42)
18 seconds left at the next bounce! (Q4 28:42)
Laird it was with the fateful contact. (Q4 29:20)
McEvoy smashes it forward but Brodie Smith gathers and bombs long, huge pack, Jenkins kicks very high, no mark, Isaac Smith tackled, siren goes, Hawks win another thriller! (Q4 30:23)
Three weeks in a row, three three point wins to Hawthorn. (Full Time)

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