Blog log from R23 of 2016: Hawthorn vs Collingwood

Varcoe 60m from goal spots Blair on his own in the pocket and hits him on the chest. Blair goes back and kicks the first goal of the game. (Q1 3:01)
Maynard holds onto a tackle on Fitzpatrick for too long and gives away the free 40m from goal directly in front. Fitzpatrick goals. (Q1 6:17)
White forces the ball forward and hands to Crocker in the pocket who sells a handball, wheels onto his right and kicks a nice goal. (Q1 9:47)
The ball falls to Birchall 45m from goal who ambitiously tries to kick the goal across his body and misses to the right. (Q1 13:16)
Crisp from outside 50 chips into the hotspot where De Goey inexplicably is allowed to take a chest mark. He goes back and goals. (Q1 14:31)
White kicks to Cloke deep forward against Birchall who he is too strong for. He marks 25m from goal but misses to the right. (Q1 19:47)
Josh Smith caught holding the ball by Rioli 75m from goal. Rioli in turn delivers to Breust on his own 45m from goal directly in front. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q1 22:37)
Breust marks deep in the pocket, looks inboard and finds Puopolo leading to a more central area 25m from goal. Puopolo misses one to the left that he should’ve kicked. (Q1 27:07)
White marks 60m from goal, kicks to Greenwood running back with the flight who is clipped in the head by Gibson in the marking contest. Greenwood’s set shot from 40m out is a goal. (Q2 1:14)
Hill wins a contest in the pocket, runs toward goal and shows good vision to spot Gunston on his own 25m from goal directly in front. Gunston goals. (Q2 4:30)
Pendlebury 60m from goal kicks high on his left and White takes the overhead mark in the pocket. He quickly improves the angle and snaps the goal. (Q2 7:29)
Long ball into Collingwood forward line and Cloke climbs high over Whitecross to mark 25m from goal directly in front. He takes the set shot and misses to the right. (Q2 9:29)
Shiels snaps a quick kick into the forward 50 and Puopolo is first to the fall of the ball and marks on his chest 40m from goal. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q2 11:40)
Breust on the move at the forward 50 stoppage reads the tap well, gathers and snaps a nice goal on his right boot. (Q2 15:01)
Varcoe kicks long to Cloke in the square, the ball comes to ground as Crocker roves well to snap a goal from the top of the square. (Q2 16:41)
Hodge marks on the wing and Phillips gives away a 50m penalty for entering the protected area. Hodge kicks for goal from 40m out and it’s good. (Q2 18:26)
Mitchell marks 45m out on a 45 degree angle and kicks centrally to Hodge directly in front. Hodge lines up and hits the post. (Q2 22:10)
Greenwood busts through a tackle, kicks for goal from 45m out but misses to the left. (Q2 24:11)
Hodge marks 60m from goal, lowers his eyes and finds Rioli on the lead with a short pass. Rioli from 45m out on a 45 degree angle kicks the goal. (Q2 26:02)
The ‘Pies retreat through handball via Cloke and Phillips as the find Treloar 45m from goal and he kicks a nice goal. (Q2 27:53)
De Goey in the pocket kicks centrally to Goldsack who marks overhead 35m from goal almost directly in front. He goals. (Q2 30:42)
With only seconds remaining in the half Sidebottom finds Crocker on the lead 40m from goal on a 45 degree angle. His kick after the siren hits the post. (Q2 31:30)
Rioli kicks long to the hotspot where Breust reads it best and marks on his chest. He goes back and converts for the first goal of the 2nd half. (Q3 2:09)
Brown turns the ball over coming out of defence as Sicily pounces, kicks long and finds Rioli 20m from goal. Rioli goals. (Q3 4:39)
The ball falls to Grundy from a stoppage and he snaps a nice goal 25m out in the pocket. (Q3 11:25)
Williams looking inboard coming out of defence turns the ball over to Hartung 45m from goal directly in front. He goals. (Q3 13:41)
De Goey kicks long to Cloke who takes a contested mark 40m from goal directly in front. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q3 18:08)
Mitchell 50m out tight on the boundary lines throws it on the boot and finds Rioli on his own 30m from goal directly in front. Rioli goals. (Q3 20:05)
Gibson kicks long to the hotspot, it’s knocked away into space where Lewis gathers, snaps on his left and goals on the stroke of three quarter time. (Q3 30:21)
Blair coming through the middle of the ground finds White on the lead 50m out directly in front. White goes back, hits it sweetly, and it sails through for a goal. (Q4 7:37)
Shiels kicks long and Sicily climbs high to take a big mark 30m from goal directly in front. He goals. (Q4 10:46)
Shiels releases Hartung who streams through the middle of the ground, kicks from 45m on the ground and goals. (Q4 13:08)
Schoenmakers hands to Burgoyne who breaks two tackles puts the ball across his body and goals from 30m out. (Q4 13:32)
Collingwood rebound quickly from defence and White finds Cloke 30m from goal on a slight angle. He goes back, goals, and it’s 6 points the difference with 7 minutes remaining. (Q4 19:10)
Cloke kicks for goal from 50m out, it falls short and somehow lands at the top of the square in the arms of Blair. He goals. 2:50 remaining, scores level. (Q4 24:29)
Duryea coughs it up deep in defence, it spills to Treloar who snaps on the left and goals! Pies by a goal, 2:10 remain. (Q4 26:59)
Fitzpatrick receives a handball from Rioli, runs to the edge of the centre square, kicks long for goal and it bounces through! Scores level 2 minutes remaining. (Q4 27:59)
The ball lands with Puopolo just metres from goal, he throws it on the boot but Maynard gets in the way. It’s through for a behind and Collingwood have 30 seconds to score. (Q4 30:10)
15 seconds, stoppage on the wing. (Q4 30:10)
Siren. Hawthorn win by a point! (Q4 30:38)

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