Blog log from R11 of 2017: Port Adelaide vs Hawthorn

Sam Gray bounces through a behind from half forward after a stoppage to get us underway for the evening. (Q1 2:09)
Dixon marks a Hartlett ball on the boundary 35m out, gets on with the set shot screwing ball (unlike last week) and kicks the first goal. (Q1 3:22)
Powell-Pepper baulks in the pocket but misses from 25m. (Q1 5:21)
Young marks on the HFF, wheels and goes quick and long to Dixon who draws an obvious holding free on Gibson at the hotspot, goal number two. (Q1 7:22)
Polec is in space to rove a Burton spoil to the HFF 40m out, he snaps off a step under not much pressure but it’s across the face. (Q1 9:10)
Impey has the sit for a centring Dixon ball to 20m out on a slight angle, he takes a screamer on the back of Willsmore and kicks truly. Port in complete control early. (Q1 12:53)
Wines clears from a stoppage on the wing by hand to Powell-Pepper, long ball to Dixon and Gibson is powerless to stop the big man marking 40m out on a slight angle. But he misses. (Q1 18:10)
After a Gibson clanger at half back, Henderson fumbles in defence, the crumb falls to Byrne-Jones who baulks clear at 35m on the flank but misses. (Q1 23:46)
Another turnover by Gibson coming out of defence, Sam Gray gets a handball for a snap around the corner from 30m on the flank… this one is good. Absolute teal domination. (Q1 24:42)
Ebert gives to Ah Chee after a stoppage at half forward, he dodges and checksides from 40m on a slight angle… that’s good too! (Q1 28:47)
Gibson’s pressured handball in defence is tapped down by Ebert for Powell-Pepper to rove and snap another goal from 25m on a slight angle. (Q1 30:23)
Powell-Pepper gives to Sam Gray who misses off balance from the hotspot with many Hawks about to converge. (Q2 2:09)
Young beats Burton in a ground battle and misses a snap from 40m near the boundary, probably should have looked inside. (Q2 5:55)
Hodge kicks short from the last line but Robbie Gray intercepts 20m out in front for another Port goal. It is now getting embarrassing. (Q2 7:11)
Breust beats Byrne-Jones one on one to mark a Roughead ball near the boundary 30m out. He tries a screwing set shot, but misses. (Q2 8:52)
Gibson touches a Toumpas snap from 50m on a slight angle through for a behind. (Q2 11:58)
Boak passes to Broadbent 40m out on the flank for his first goal of the season. (Q2 14:41)
Vickery marks 40m out on the flank and pleases the home crowd with a shank left for a behind. (Q2 16:31)
Henderson gives to Smith who misses off a step from 40m on the flank. (Q2 20:13)
Impey continues the party with a snap from the HFF. This one isn’t going to turn around any time soon, not unless Port take the foot off the pedal. (Q2 22:57)
Shiels roves at the hotspot but snaps OOTF. (Q2 26:42)
Impey misses a snap from half forward from a slight angle to kick off second half junk time. (Q3 0:22)
Ryder misses after a stoppage from deep in the pocket. (Q3 1:01)
Pittard is pinged for a hold off the ball on Sicily 20m out in front. Sicily takes the charity first goal. (Q3 2:36)
Ebert misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q3 4:49)
Puopolo gets the benefit of a 50m penalty for encroachment after marking on the wing putting him at the same spot as Sicily’s shot, he repeats the dose. (Q3 6:49)
Broadbent gives to Westhoff for a miss off a step from 40m on the flank. (Q3 10:30)
The Hawks get a rare chance for a fast break on rebound, Vickery has an empty 50m arc to run at, but he misses from near CHF. (Q3 19:04)
Impey misses another snap from half forward. (Q3 20:33)
Shiels has Breust all on his own on the wing on another fast break, he touches the ball down on a run to 20m on the flank for another Hawks garbage time special. (Q3 21:33)
Dixon gets a free for a jumper tug by Brand on the behind line and kicks the first Port goal for a while. (Q3 25:25)
Polec passes to Boak who goals from the HFF, the first score of Q4 junk time. (3 Qtr Time)
Hodge is pinged for holding the man after Young disposes 45m out in front. Young misses. (Q4 2:05)
Roughead intercepts a too-cute Clurey kick to 40m on the flank and sails through a goal. Not quite as important as last week, obviously. (Q4 6:06)
Sam Gray passes down the flank to Impey 25m out, another break down in the Hawk defensive zone. Impey misses again. (Q4 9:52)
Dixon marks strongly 45m out on the flank in front of the hapless Gibson and bangs through goal number four. (Q4 12:21)
Dixon flies in front of two Hawks to clunk a Pittard ball 40m out in front, but misses. (Q4 14:10)
Sicily performs the Selwood arm raising maneuver to draw a high contact free on Ebert at the hotspot for a cheap goal. (Q4 15:19)
Cousins passes to Roughead near the hotspot who carefully caresses through his second goal. (Q4 24:09)
Breust marks and goals from the hotspot, some more junk. (Q4 26:02)
Ryder marks a centring Dixon ball over Brand and runs into the open goal with a minute to play. (Q4 28:07)

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