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Blog log from R7 of 2017: Melbourne vs Hawthorn

Blog log for Melbourne vs Hawthorn, R7 of 2017

Roughead tight on the boundary inside 50 centres the ball nice and high for Langford to run onto and mark in the pocket. Langford improves the angle but misses. (Q1 1:51)
Hunt from outside 50 kicks to the top of the square where Pedersen outmarks Burton and kicks the goal. (Q1 12:16)
Gunston kicks long to Roughead vs Frost in the square where Roughead shoves Frost but gets away with it to mark and goal. (Q1 15:31)
Frost spills a mark 40m from goal where Gunston pounces, snaps and goals. (Q1 15:31)
Tyson released with a handball by Lewis from the stoppage and chips nicely to Garlett 40m from goal. Garlett goes back and just falls short allowing McEvoy to spoil it through. (Q1 18:26)
Jones commits a bad turnover which allows Hawthorn back inside 50, where Gunston crumbs and hands to Breust who snaps a goal. (Q1 20:41)
Seconds remaining in the quarter and McEvoy takes a big overhead mark deep forward. His set shot from 20m out on a 45 degree angle is a goal. (Q1 29:31)
Breust marks inside 50 on a tight angle, kicks to Smith but it’s not 15 and called play on. Smith’s snap misses to the right. (Q2 1:40)
Stoppage tight on the boundary, Jones hands to Viney who slots a fantastic goal from just inside the line. (Q2 4:41)
Langford runs onto a ball inside 50, is cramped up on the boundary and dribbles through a very clever goal. (Q2 15:57)
Long ball into the Melbourne forward line where Burton is stuck on Hogan and Hogan marks almost uncontested 20m from goal. He goes back and slots the goal. (Q2 17:07)
Jones is tackled high 55m from goal, chooses to take the advantage, run to 50 and kick a nice goal. (Q2 20:08)
O’Brien marks nicely 70m from goal and kicks long to Burgoyne who marks over the top of Wagner 25m from goal on a slight angle. He misses to the right. (Q2 21:07)
Mitchell kicks long to a congested forward line but McEvoy is once again on his own and marks quite easily. He goes back and goals. (Q2 23:24)
Hannan wins an important contested ball against Hodge 50m from goal, runs to 40, kicks at goal but misses to the right. (Q2 25:09)
The Hawks get an immediate centre clearance and Roughead marks 20m from goal. He kicks truly. (Q3 2:08)
Hunt marks 60m from goal and Burton drags him to ground which results in a 50m penalty. Hunt goals. (Q3 3:10)
The Dees bravely run the ball out of defence, go up the corridor and Hunt is on the end of the chain and runs into an open goal. (Q3 5:53)
Garlett 50m out on the boundary looks inboard and spots Kennedy-Harris 40m from goal on a 45 degree angle. He misses to the left. (Q3 7:34)
High ball into a congested Melbourne forward line and Pedersen takes a strong mark 40m from goal, however his set shot misses to the right. (Q3 14:56)
Langford kicks to Burgoyne 55m from goal on the boundary line. Burgoyne takes a couple of steps, kicks and goal and it’s through! High class goal from a high class player. (Q3 18:55)
Long ball into the Melbourne forward line where Burgoyne spoils and Lewis gathers to snap a goal against his old side. (Q3 20:54)
Hunt marks 60m from goal, kicks for Hogan who climbs high for a terrific grab. The set shot from Hogan 20m out is a goal. (Q3 24:39)
Clever tap inboard from Watts releases Hogan on the run 60m out and he finds Garlett 30m from goal. Garlett goals. (Q3 29:08)
Hunt takes it on in the middle of the ground, hands to Hannan who kicks to Salem where the ball is spoiled but Garlett crumbs and goals. (Q3 32:24)
Burgoyne gets the first centre clearance of Q4. Gunston wins the ball inside 50 and hands to O’Brien who is able to run into an open goal. (Q4 0:52)
Hodge is caught holding the ball by Watts 40m from goal directly in front of goal. Watts goals. (Q4 4:51)
Jones wins a hard ball and is taken high by Puopolo in the process. He lines up from 40m out on a tight angle but hits the post. (Q4 7:49)
Shiels has a quick snap on goal out of the stoppage but it misses to the left. (Q4 10:37)
Hibberd gives away a holding free on Roughead 35m out on a slight angle but Roughead misses to the far side. (Q4 17:33)
Terrific chain of handballs from the Hawks, taking it from half back all the way to Smith 55m out who runs to 45m and goals to maybe seal the game for the Hawks. (Q4 19:38)
Vince kicks high to the goalsquare where Hogan is one on one with Burton and shoves him out of the contest to take the mark. Hogan goals and it’s game on again. (Q4 22:35)
Petracca 60m out spots Lewis on his own 40m out. The former Hawk kicks the goal to reduce the margin to 3 with one minute remaining! (Q4 26:53)

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