Blog log from R18 of 2016: Hawthorn vs Richmond

Puopolo kicks a high centring ball to 30m out from the Hawthorn goal and Whitecross marks well overhead. His set shot is a goal. (Q1 5:11)
Long ball from Ceglar is marked in a pack by McEvoy 30m out from goal on a 45 degree angle. Set shot is no good. (Q1 7:48)
Free to Richmond in the middle of the ground and Hunt hits Riewoldt on the lead in an open forward line. Riewoldt from 45m out misses to the right. (Q1 17:52)
Frawley spoils but it lands in the arms of Drummond who snaps a goal from 20m out. (Q1 18:24)
Hodge penalised for an off the ball free on Cotchin at the forward 50 stoppage. Cotchin lines up from 25m out and goals. (Q1 22:13)
Bad moment for Astbury as he kicks into Breust on the mark at full back and Breust dribbles through the goal. (Q1 24:02)
Puopolo draws a free kick for high contact in the pocket but his set shot misses to the near side. (Q1 25:16)
O’Rourke kicks long to the hot spot where Sicily reads it best to mark on the lead. He goes back and goals. (Q2 12:26)
Nice little blind turn from Riewoldt followed up with a handball to release Rioli who kicks the goal. (Q2 17:03)
Griffiths has a bad moment as he slips on the last line of defence and coughs up a panicked handball straight to Gunston who kicks an easy goal. (Q2 21:27)
Burgoyne kicks inside 50 and once again it’s Sicily who reads it best, this time marking in the pocket. He goes back and misses the set shot to the right. (Q2 26:07)
Cotchin caught out in defence on Puopolo and gives away a holding free 20m from goal directly in front. Puopolo goes back and goals. (Q3 4:08)
The Tigers move it forward via Cotchin and Griffiths takes a nice mark over the top of Brand. Set shot from 40m out on a slight angle misses to the left. (Q3 8:36)
Turnover from Birchall leads to Drummond spotting McBean on his own 25m from goal on a slight angle. Set shot misses badly to the left. (Q3 11:28)
Sicily hands to Gunston on the run from 50 but Gunston misses to the left. (Q3 16:17)
Long ball into McEvoy and Rioli crumbs expertly and snaps a nice goal. (Q3 25:30)
Sicily kicks for goal from 50m out, it bounces short but somehow makes in past a group of players for a goal. (Q4 4:04)
Martin hacks it forward and Riewoldt manages to edge Frawley out to mark at the top of the square and goal. (Q4 6:37)
Vlastuin caught at full back by O’Brien and Rioli capitalises by snapping the goal. (Q4 9:40)
Gibson drifting forward gets on the end of a McEvoy handball and snaps a goal from 30m out. (Q4 11:50)
Intensity out of the game now. Richmond get out the back and Riewoldt gets on the end of it via Cotchin for an easy goal. (Q4 25:31)
Gunston’s lifts his arm on a Grigg tackle just outside the goal square and draws the free. He goals from the set shot. (Q4 27:02)
O’Rourke kicks inside 50 to a big pack and somehow Ceglar gets a clear run at it and takes a relatively straightforward mark 30m from goal directly in front. He misses. (Q4 29:54)
Another kick to a big pack and yet again a Hawthorn ruckman marks, this time McEvoy. Siren sounds as he takes his take from 30m out and he slots the goal. (Q4 31:26)

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