Blog log from R22 of 2016: West Coast vs Hawthorn

Yeo is somehow on his own to fly behind Kennedy and clunk a long Lycett ball from the wing to 30m on the flank. Yeo hits the post. (Q1 1:47)
Hurn beats Puopolo to mark a Frawley rebound kick 55m out on the flank. The crowd yells at him to have a shot, he does… shank, just a behind. (Q1 2:34)
In fact no, it was OOTF. (Q1 2:58)
Gaff misses OOTF from 45m on the flank. (Q1 3:32)
Nelson gets a free on Rioli for a hold on the wing, he passes to the lead of Kennedy, Bradley Hill is in the hole but makes way for JJK to mark easily and goal from 40m. (Q1 5:17)
Breust roves a stoppage on the wing and measures a nice pass to Gunston to mark in front of Hurn 35m out on a slight angle. Gunston, who has struggled for accuracy, goals. (Q1 10:33)
Ceglar catches Wellingham HTB on the boundary 45m out as the Eagles get in trouble trying to handball out of defence. His set shot drops in the square, no score results. (Q1 13:18)
Hodge roves a loose ball on the wing and kicks an ugly ball that luckily lands in the arms of Breust 40m out on a slight angle. Breust goals. (Q1 14:33)
Breust and Gunston have been rather off colour for Hawthorn in the past month or so, so the fact that they have early goals in this game is an excellent sign. (Q1 14:33)
It’s still only Q1 so it’s early, but neither side has established a rhythm, though the Hawks started to get some uncontested outside ball in the lead up to that goal. (Q1 15:34)
Jetta streams away from a ball up on the wing and goes long to the HFF, Lycett beats Brand ot mark and give off to LeCras, who grubbers rather lazily across the face from 35m. (Q1 17:46)
Kennedy marks a long Sheppard ball over Gibson and Frawley 30m out on the flank. He kicks goal number two. (Q1 18:53)
Jetta catches Burgoyne HTB 20m out in front and kicks a big goal for the Eagles. (Q1 21:16)
Cripps bombs long from the HFF after the next centre bounce, Kennedy is favoured and holds off Frawley to mark and goal from the top of the square. Eagles romping away! (Q1 23:19)
Puopolo gives to Breust who snaps across the body from 30m on the flank, it skids rather than spins, across the face. (Q1 25:25)
Darling marks a long ball from the HFF at the top of the square as Lycett shepherds Brand off the drop, he plays on into the open goal. (Q1 27:04)
Hawthorn was comprehensively outplayed in every aspect for the last 20 minutes of Q1. (Qtr Time)
Yeo marks behind Brand on a fast break in the pocket but tries to play on into the open goal and Brand tackles him to skew the kick wide! Goal saved. (Q2 5:43)
Jetta catches Breust high on the HFF, he passes short to Burgoyne 40m out on a slight angle. Junior misses. (Q2 7:27)
Cripps snaps across the face from a throw in 15m out. (Q2 14:09)
Gibson is in front to spoil 30m out on the flank but Darling roves and grubbers through a massive goal across the body! (Q2 14:59)
15 goalless minutes broken by that one, the Eagles have passed the pressure test. (Q2 15:22)
Puopolo marks a Birchall ball on the lead in front of Schofield 40m out on a slight angle. Poppy gets the immediate answering goal. Still behind by four though. (Q2 16:43)
Smith fumbles on the wing as the Eagles continue their all-ground pressure act, Sheed has Yeo over the back on the counter to kick a big goal. That sums up the game. (Q2 20:26)
The Eagles effect a switch play from the HBF to the opposite HFF, Masten hits Kennedy on the lead in front of Brand at 35m on the flank. JJK just squeezes in his fourth goal. (Q2 26:33)
LeCras marks over Duryea on the HFF, turns and plays on to goal from 40m! The Subiaco crowd is going ape droppings! (Q2 27:56)
Sicily grabs the bouncing Smith centre clearance at half forward, breaks a tackle and runs to true CHF to slam through an unlikely goal! (Q2 29:09)
Burgoyne and Darling trade goals at the start of Q3. (Q3 7:18)
Breust roves a pack on the HFF and gives to Hodge who baulks and centres to Gunston 20m out on a slight angle. Gunston kicks his second goal. (Q3 10:07)
Jetta chases Hartung on the last line to force a turnover to Yeo 30m out on the flank, but Yeo misses. (Q3 14:12)
Sicily follows up his own contest on the HFF and chooses to snap from 35m with two Hawks waiting for the give… he bounces it through anyway. (Q3 15:56)
LeCras gets a good bounce in the square chasing a loose ball, three Hawks converge so he snaps over his head from 10m… wide. (Q3 17:09)
Priddis clears from a ball up on the wing, LeCras is in front of Birchall to slide and mark 40m out on a slight angle. LeCras makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q3 18:53)
A lull as Ceglar is stretchered off. (Q3 22:08)
Hurn hits the post half way up with a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 25:33)
Lewis snaps OOTF from 30m on the flank after catching Cripps’ very short rebound kick. (Q3 26:53)
Shuey converts a set shot from 45m on a slight angle, but most Subiaco eyes are on Naitanui who is limping off with a knee injury. (Q3 29:34)
Burgoyne gives outside a pack after a stoppage at the hotspot, Lewis screws through a goal off the left boot. (Q4 0:42)
Light rain falling now. (Q4 3:43)
Brand kicks a mongrel across halfback, the ball clean bowls Frawley, Kennedy pounces and goals from 45m on a slight angle. No chance of the Hawk comeback now. (Q4 6:28)
Sicily marks a Hodge soccer kick after a stoppage on the HFF to 20m in front. He hits the post. (Q4 9:00)
Burgoyne roves a McGovern spoil at half forward, baulks to 45m on a slight angle and misses. (Q4 13:54)
Shiels volleys a loose ball on the HFF to Whitecross 35m out down the line. He goals. (Q4 18:41)
Jetta is pinged for encroachment to bring Smith from the wing to 45m on a slight angle. Isaac misses. (Q4 21:21)
Burgoyne catches Nelson HTB 20m out on the flank. Junior tries a set shot screwing ball, and converts. (Q4 23:50)
Shuey gets a high contact free on Hodge with a trademark arm raise 35m out on the flank. He misses. (Q4 28:27)

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