Blog log from R9 of 2016: Hawthorn vs Sydney

Rioli goes long from the wing to the flank 40m out where Puopolo is shoulder to shoulder with Mills and wins the battle of strength to mark. Poppy misses. (Q1 4:41)
Hawks have dominated possession early but the Swans defence has held up. (Q1 8:27)
A lot of uncontested ball by both sides as they try to pick their way past defensive zones, but no one having any luck so far. (Q1 12:26)
Hannebery passes to Franklin in the pocket, he centres quickly to Rohan near the hotspot. Rohan steers through his first goal of the year. (Q1 14:42)
Jack passes to Franklin who beats Brand one on one at 40m on a slight angle. Buddy misses. (Q1 18:19)
Sicily clunks a big pack mark sitting on the back of Laidler 35m out on a slight angle. But he misses a relatively easy set shot. (Q1 19:36)
Kennedy catches Hartung HTB on the HFF and kicks down the line for Tippett to mark over McEvoy 20m out. Tippett kicks truly. (Q2 3:14)
Heeney roves a Tippett contest near the hotspot and gives outside to Tom Mitchell who baulks and shoots off a step… just wide. (Q2 5:58)
Jack kicks long from the wing to the lead and leap of Heeney in front of Stratton 45m out in the corridor. Heeney misses. (Q2 7:43)
Parker kicks blind from the BP after a stoppage, straight to Sicily 40m out wide on the flank. Sicily misses. (Q2 9:31)
McGlynn taps down a Brand handball at half forward, regathers at full pace and screws through a bouncing goal from the hotspot! (Q2 12:27)
Kennedy roves a Sinclair contest 20m out and gives under a double tackle to McGlynn who does the rest for his second goal! (Q2 14:23)
Lloyd sails a very high ball from the pocket to the hotspot, three Hawks fly against Franklin but Buddy grabs it on his chest and kicks his first goal! (Q2 17:59)
O’Brien dives and marks a Gunston pass at 50m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q2 19:44)
Franklin wins a loose ball on the wing on a fast break and kicks to space over the back where the speedy Rohan wins the foot race and bursts into the open goal! (Q2 21:44)
Breust catches Laidler HTB 40m out on the flank as the Swan is trying to play on after a free against Puopolo. Breust belatedly kicks the first goal for the Hawks. (Q2 23:29)
Langford clears from the next centre bounce, Gunston marks on the 50m paint on a slight angle. Gunstall goals. (Q2 24:45)
Franklin bounces off a tackling Hill after a stoppage 20m out but misses. (Q2 28:03)
Ceglar intercepts a Hannebery kick across the backline and goes back to Breust who finds Gunston at 45m on the flank. Gunston boots goal number two. (Q3 1:46)
Gunston gives to Lewis for a snap off a step from 40m on the flank… just narrow. (Q3 3:34)
Smith kicks under pressure from the centre to the hotspot, bit of a chaos ball, it falls over the back where Puopolo volleys home from 20m! (Q3 5:48)
Sam Mitchell goes short to Gunston just outside 50m on a slight angle, he looks for an option but none is on offer, he shoots… narrow. (Q3 7:19)
Tippett bends down and marks a Rohan ball 45m out on the flank just before it hits the grass. His set shot falls into the goalpost. (Q3 12:30)
O’Brien drifts across in front of a pack 30m out on the flank to clunk a long Duryea ball from the wing. He misses a very gettable set shot. (Q3 14:14)
The Swans go coast to coast from the kick in, Tom Mitchell long to Rohan one out with Duryea at CHF, Duryea falls over, Rohan runs into the open goal. (Q3 15:19)
Langford gives outside a stoppage at the hotspot to Lewis who misses a screwing attempt. (Q3 18:04)
Puopolo risks a bounce running through the centre on a fast break from halfback, kicks up the guts to 40m where Rioli leaps in front of McVeigh to mark and goal. (Q3 23:44)
Rioli clears from the first centre bounce of Q4, Gunston draws a clear holding free on Rampe 40m out on a slight angle. Gunston misses right. (Q4 0:17)
Shiels soccer a loose ball after a stoppage on the HFF down the line and it’s Gunston playing in front of Rampe who marks 25m out. He kicks his third goal, Hawks within a kick! (Q4 1:26)
Jones gets a lucky 50m penalty to take him from the wing to the HFF, his set shot falls on the line for Tippett to juggle the mark and goal! (Q4 4:58)
Hewett roves a Tippett contest and shoots over his shoulder from 30m on the flank, the ball shaves the goalpost. (Q4 7:00)
Rioli picks up a loose ball at half forward and finds Duryea outside for a shot off the left from 45m on a slight angle… wide. (Q4 11:15)
Ceglar turns the ball over with a handball to Langford’s back at half forward, the Swans sweep forward with Franklin bouncing through his third goal from 65m in the centre square! (Q4 12:45)
Hewett gives to Parker for a snap across the body off his right boot from outside the hotspot… hits the post. (Q4 15:57)
Hannebery passes short from the wing ot McGlynn on the HFF, he gives to Franklin who sails through the sealer from 55m in trademark style! (Q4 20:00)
Breust has space on the wing to gather a long Smith ball and pick out Puopolo at 40m on a slight angle. Poppy hits the post. (Q4 23:31)
Isaac Smith passes to Gunston on a fast break from a stoppage behind the wing. Gunston lines up from 45m on a slight angle, it falls on the line, video review… it’s a goal. (Q4 29:16)

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