Blog log from R10 of 2017: Sydney vs Hawthorn

Breust catches Rampe HTB 30m out on a slight angle and kicks the first goal, after a bit of a melee. (Q1 1:12)
Parker baulks and snaps from the hotspot after a Henderson kick to CHB goes to ground, but it falls in the square and is rushed. (Q1 6:49)
Grundy gives away a downfield free at the Hawks hotspot with the ball in midfield, Gunston takes the charity goal. (Q1 9:40)
Howe is pinged for HTB under a Rohan tackle 50m out on a slight angle, taking too much on trying to run out of defence. Rohan misses. (Q1 10:58)
Isaac Smith is under pressure on the HFF, his long ball to the hotspot is brought to ground by McEvoy, Puopolo toepokes the crumb to Whitecross who goals from 15m. (Q1 14:09)
Franklin leaps in front of Gibson to mark a Sinclair ball just inside 50m on the left flank. Perfect situation for the Buddy fader, and he duly delivers. (Q1 15:51)
A poor Hayward kick across the backline is spoiled by McEvoy, he gathers and is tackled but gives to Puopolo who threads the needle from near the behind post! (Q1 19:15)
Brand is pinged for a hold on Tippett as they chase a ground ball 40m out on the flank. Tippett hits the post. (Q1 20:20)
The Hawks rebound coast to coast from the kick in around the outer wing, Puopolo kicks long to Breust 40m on the flank. He goals again, Hawks have the jump! (Q1 21:25)
Shiels passes to the dive of Vickery 40m out on the flank, after another very slow rebound by the Hawks. Tyrone hits the post. (Q1 25:55)
The Hawks get in trouble with yet another slow rebound, but the resulting snap by Hayward from 45m in front is wide. (Q1 28:58)
Duryea catches Franklin high in a tackle deep in the pocket 20m out, Buddy checksides a lovely finish for his second goal. (Q1 28:58)
Franklin monsters Hodge to mark on the HFF, baulks Gibson with a lovely step and lets fly from 50m… OOTF. Oh well. (Q2 7:40)
Vickery turns the ball over by hand in a pack on the wing, Swans are off to the races around the outer side, Franklin passes to Papley 30m out on the flank who goals. (Q2 10:53)
After a period of end-to-end attack by both sides, Isaac Smith hits Sicily on the lead 45m out on the flank. Sicily misses. (Q2 15:34)
Rampe intercepts on the wing and centres to Florent just inside 50m on a slight angle. Florent tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q2 17:14)
Kennedy receives outside a stoppage on the HFF, snaps on the turn from 35m for another one for Sydney. (Q2 18:43)
The Hawks swarm the crumb for a long ball to the HFF, chain of handballs through traffic ends with Puopolo to Breust to goal from the hotspot. (Q2 23:38)
Franklin draws two Hawks on the HFF and gives to Jones who runs free to 40m but misses under no pressure. (Q2 24:45)
Puopolo gathers on the HFF and centres to the dive of Sicily at the hotspot. Sicily doesn’t miss this one, though he tried. (Q2 25:29)
Shiels puts the ball to space on the HFF for Burgoyne to run onto, he runs down the boundary with a man on his hammer, reaches 45m and has nothing on, goes himself… goal! (Q2 28:28)
Vickery is caught in a tackle on the HFF, looks like HTB but the ump pays him the free for high contact. Tyrone gets up testing his jaw, but doesn’t score. (Q2 29:26)
Hannebery passes to Papley on the boundary 35m out behind Hardwick, he plays on but misses. (Q3 5:45)
Turnover in midfield after the kick in, Jones gathers a skidding handball at CHF, turns and shoots to an empty goalface… it’s through! (Q3 6:28)
Jones bullocks a stoppage on the wing and gives out, the long Newman kick is to Franklin who monsters Brand to mark and boot goal number three. (Q3 9:07)
Breust baulks after a stoppage in the pocket and kicks to Whitecross who beats Mills to mark from behind next to the goalsquare. He goals to steady Hawthorn. (Q3 12:06)
Melican’s handball at defensive hotspot goes to ground, the Hawks pounce, eventually it’s the first gamer Cousins who snaps across the body off the left for his first senior goal! (Q3 13:44)
Franklin receives outside a stoppage on the HFF, has just enough space for the wind up and snap from 55m to the empty square… sails through for his fourth! (Q3 15:58)
Burgoyne releases Isaac Smith to speed from the next centre bounce to CHF, but his snap on the run is well wide right. (Q3 17:30)
Shiels passes to Burgoyne leading near the boundary 40m out. Junior kicks OOTF. (Q3 21:58)
Jones gives outside after Franklin contest at half forward, Rohan shoots off a step from 50m on a slight angle for a big goal in red time. (Q3 28:59)
Howe roves the next centre clearance by Sydney at the hotspot but gets stripped in a tackle, Franklin crumbs and throws the ball on the boot… it wobbles in! (Q3 31:25)
Papley does Hardwick with a step on the HFF but misses from 45m. (Q4 4:47)
Florent roves his own contest in the pocket and gives to Heeney for the goal from the square to give Sydney the lead. (Q4 7:03)
Twoers wins a loose ball at a pack at the hotspot and gives forward of play to Heeney who is out the back to goal again from the square! (Q4 9:02)
Nick Smith rushes a long Sicily ball to the square just before Breust gets a boot to it. (Q4 10:34)
Gunston taps to Shiel to run down the flank to 30m, but he misses. (Q4 13:29)
Mills rides a tackle after gathering in the centre but misses from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 17:18)
Burgoyne gets a free for a Parker hold at a stoppage 50m out on a slight angle. Junior roosts a massive goal! (Q4 21:32)
Rohan rushes a fumble by Breust in the pocket after Sicily barnstorms around the outer wing to set up a Hawk attack. (Q4 25:15)
Mills has a chance with a loose ball at half forward but kicks it straight to Hardwick, clock under 2:00 as the Hawks rebound. (Q4 27:18)
Vickery passes to Roughead 50m out on the flank on the end of that rebound, Roughie goes back for the set shot… his finger is pointed to the heavens, goal Roughead, Hawks lead! (Q4 27:30)
Secondary stoppage in the centre, 1:02. Swans clear, Papley’s snap from the hotspot is cleared by Duryea to the wing, Hawks have numbers. (Q4 29:00)
Shiels marks on the wing and starts tempo, Hawks look home from here. (Q4 29:00)
Henderson to the HFF, stoppage with three seconds left, Hawks will win! (Q4 29:00)

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