Blog log from R5 of 2017: Hawthorn vs West Coast

The Eagles have the overlap on a rebound from half back around member’s wing, Kennedy marks over McEvoy 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 2:33)
Frawley passes to Breust 40m out on the flank after O’Brien starts a switch play rebounding from the HBF. Breust sails through the first goal. (Q1 3:27)
Sicily screws wide from 40m on the flank. (Q1 8:33)
The crumb from a long ball falls perfectly for Burgoyne to rove and gives to Gunston scooting to the hotspot for his first goal of the evening. (Q1 11:55)
Hodge burns the footy on the wing with a grubber clanger, the Eagles pounce and they’re off to the races with Kennedy giving a Joe the Goose special to Darling. (Q1 15:47)
Kennedy snaps across the face from the pocket, but it’s marked by McGovern in front of Brand next to the behind post. He hits the goalpost with the set shot. (Q1 16:49)
Rioli soccers wide from near the behind post after a stoppage. (Q1 21:17)
Breust fumbles the crumb from a Rioli contest near the hotspot but Masten runs in too hard and gives away a high contact free. Breust kicks his second goal. (Q1 23:53)
Another fast break by the Eagles from half back, another easy goal with Cripps feeding Hill to goal from 15m. (Q1 26:04)
Barrass dives on the line to rush a very long Brand ball for a behind. (Q2 2:19)
The Eagles go coast to coast from the kick in, McGovern hits Darling in stride running back to the square for another easy Eagle major. (Q2 2:51)
Rioli gives to Mitchell who sends a high ball to the hotspot, it’s Rioli himself who arrives to crumb and gives to Sicily to run into the open goal. (Q2 4:26)
Redden is caught HTB on the Eagle HFF, the Hawks switch, long ball to O’Brien goes to ground, Roughead to Gunston to O’Brien by hand to goal from the square. (Q2 7:06)
Yeo kicks from the last line to a contest on the HBF, Gibson spoils inside 50, Breust roves and baulks clear to goal from 25m on the flank. (Q2 9:36)
Kennedy marks on the wing, Stratton gets there slightly late and gives away a 50m penalty, Kennedy goals from 15m to the boos of Hawk fans who thought it was very soft. (Q2 13:33)
Cripps roves at half forward, Darling pushes Brand to ground, ump doesn’t blow a free, he plays on and goals from 15m. (Q2 16:51)
O’Brien hits the post with a low percentage attempt from the pocket after the next centre bounce. (Q2 16:51)
Rioli taps a loose ball to Burgoyne on the HFF, he centres to O’Brien at the hotspot who misses. (Q2 18:21)
Cripps marks 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q2 18:51)
Kennedy intercepts a Hartung ball on the flank 45m out, but also misses. (Q2 19:46)
Rioli passes to Roughead to juggle a mark over Darling near the hotspot, with Hartung involved in the build up. Roughead goals. (Q2 20:51)
Shiels roves on the HFF and gives to Gunston who has Sicily over the back, but Sicily fumbles… then so does Barrass, Sicily volleys home from the line! (Q2 22:49)
Sheed passes to Kennedy to mark in front of Frawley at the hotspot after the Eagles win the next centre clearance. But Kennedy again hooks left. (Q2 24:06)
O’Brien marks 40m out on a slight angle after the Hawks rebound from a stoppage at half back. He steers through his second goal. (Q2 26:41)
McGovern gets caught HTB by Puopolo at the hotspot, who hits the post as the HT siren sounds. (Q2 30:52)
Burgoyne gathers a Roughead ball on the HFF and goes inside to Breust who misses on the run from 40m under not much pressure. (Q3 2:58)
Darling gives a Joe the Goose special to Cripps after the Eagles yet again go coast to coast on the rebound with overlap caused by superior forward running. (Q3 3:24)
Burgoyne crumbs a Rioli contest at CHF and gives to the onrushing Puopolo who just avoids a smotherer to snap truly from the hotspot. (Q3 4:40)
Shiels roves McEvoy at a stoppage in the pocket, he’s tackled by Sheppard but throws the ball on the boot, it’s very high… and straight! (Q3 7:09)
Fast break from CHB for West Coast, yet another loose man overlap, again it’s Darling on the end of a Joe the Goose special, this time from Hill. (Q3 9:55)
Darling marks easily over Burgoyne 20m out on the flank but sprays the set shot horribly. (Q3 12:26)
Cripps receives from Redden but misses from deep in the pocket. (Q3 14:43)
O’Brien has the sit on a pack 40m out on the flank and leaps to mark a Frawley ball. He trots in a little rightish but the set shot sails over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q3 17:41)
Vardy misses from a stoppage at the top of the square. (Q3 22:52)
Nelson volleys from a stoppage in the BP, it goes straight to Rioli 40m out on a slight angle. Cyril just about seals the deal with his first goal. (Q4 1:49)
Roughead snaps wide from near the hotspot after support from Rioli and Burgoyne. (Q4 3:13)
Rioli taps down to Shiels on the wing, he scoots away and goes long to Roughead to mark over Barrass 20m out in front. Roughie boots goal number 500 for his career, crowd erupts! (Q4 4:26)
Roughead snaps goal number 501 from a stoppage in the pocket after a feed from Hodge. (Q4 8:28)
Gaff releases Shuey to run through CHF and goal from 40m, to desultory reaction. (Q4 9:44)
Shiels falls into the back of Redden chasing a loose footy after a stoppage at the hotspot, Redden kicks the garbage time goal. (Q4 14:44)
Rioli chases a loose footy at the hotspot like a freet down a rabbit hole, it squirts out for Roughead to give to Burgoyne, another X-factor goal creditable to Cyril! (Q4 15:51)
Shuey gets some more garbage with a set shot from 50m on a slight angle after Hartung gets in his back. (Q4 22:59)
McEvoy caps of a BOG performance with a pack mark and goal from 20m in front. (Q4 25:29)
Hill roves and goals from 20m, even he’s not going to celebrate that one. (Q4 26:59)
McEvoy takes another pack mark on the HFF, and centres to just outside the hotspot where Gunston waits to mark on his chest. Gunston goals. (Q4 28:49)
Shiels baulks and misses from 30m on a slight angle. (Q4 29:59)
Hawks everywhere after the kick in is spoiled back towards the hotspot, but Smith misses. (Q4 29:59)
Burton intercepts the next rebound 50 kick at half forward and sails a long ball to the pack at the hotspot, the crumb falls for Gunston to goal easily. (Q4 31:12)

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