Blog log from R14 of 2017: Adelaide vs Hawthorn

Gunston bombs to a big pack at the hotspot, Sloane roves but McEvoy strips him in a tackle and it’s Burgoyne who snaps the first goal.
Roughead marks on the lead 35m out on a slight angle for the second goal. The Crows again have a late start. (Q1 3:25)
Cameron plays on to advantage after Sicily gets caught HTB but his snap bounces up for two Hawks to stop in the square, no score. (Q1 5:04)
Birchall hits Schoenmaker leading up the guts to 40m on a switch play from the wing. Schoey stops halfway through the run up, and misses. (Q1 6:30)
Walker sends a chaos ball to the HFF, Sicily can’t trap it and his man Jenkins in the beneficiary, he gives to Cameron who snaps the first Adelaide goal from 30m. (Q1 7:50)
Siciliy is stripped in a Beech tackle at half forward for the Crows, Greenwood sends a long ball to the square, Betts flies for the speccy over Hardwick but drops it over the line. (Q1 11:34)
Betts marks a Kelly kick leading up the middle to 35m. He gets this one to stay inside the left goalpost. (Q1 12:05)
O’Brien gets the Hawks back in front with a bouncing snap after following up his own contest in a big pack at the hotspot. (Q1 14:35)
Birchall spoils a kick down the flank to Greenwood 20m out, the crumb falls to the front and Birchall hangs back, Greenwood follows up to gather and goal off the left. (Q1 17:06)
The Hawks work the ball around the outer wing with every possession contested, excellent work by Burgoyne, Schoenmakers gives to Langford who wobbles it home from the hotspot! (Q1 24:06)
Lynch earns a free sitting under a Brown ball to the square, Hodge coming back with the flight and delivering front-on contact. He goals to level the scores again. (Q1 25:51)
Betts roves a pack 20m out and snaps under a tackle, but it’s well wide. (Q1 27:21)
Isaac Smith runs away from a stoppage and lets fly from 50m on the flank, just narrow with seconds to go to QT. (Q1 29:14)
Otten hits Walker running back with the flight on a fast break to 40m on the flank, Hodge gets there late but no penalty. The Crow captain goals anyway. (Q2 1:57)
Betts roves a pack 35m out on the flank but snaps wide. (Q2 3:10)
Hawks almost stuff up an attack around the outer wing, Schoenmakers sends a rainmaker up the flank to a McEvoy contest, the crumb falls for Puopolo to gather and goal. (Q2 6:16)
Brad Crouch gets a free on Mitchell off the play at a stoppage 30m out on a slight angle, and kicks the goal. (Q2 8:40)
Betts roves a stoppage and shoots under heavy pressure from 15m on the boundary, narrow. (Q2 11:24)
Two Crow defenders spoil each other for a long, hopeful ball near the hotspot, O’Brien roves, eventually Henderson feeds Hartung for the goal from the opposite flank 20m out. (Q2 14:25)
Hartung sends another hopeful bomb to the top of the square, the crumb falls over the back for Burgoyne who misses under pressure. (Q2 17:23)
SLoane roves a Walker contest at the hotspot and gives to Jenkins whose screwing snap bounces near the square past a contest with a nice leg break for a goal. (Q2 23:05)
Henderson passes to Gunston 45m out on the flank. The Adelaide crowd boos him as he strides in… he misses. (Q2 24:55)
Jenkins bullocks Hodge off the crumb from a pack 40m out in front, his bouncing snap is good as Hodge lies on the turf holding his head. (Q2 29:10)
Crows dominate the next centre bounce, Walker marks 55m out on the flank, wheels and delivers a trademark howitzer for his second goal. Two goals nearing HT ominous for the Hawks. (Q2 30:10)
Gunston gives to O’Brien in the pocket who has no one ahead of him, he gallops like a giraffe to goal from the square. (Q3 1:46)
Matt Crouch passes to Cameron 45m out on a slight angle, who plays on and misses. (Q3 3:38)
Gunston marks on the boundary 45m out. The home crowd gives him advice before he shoots… just misses. (Q3 11:20)
Howe roves a stoppage at half forward and pokes a pass to Langford on the boundary 20m out, who misses. (Q3 12:40)
Schoenmakers marks outside CHF, plays on and goes wider to Roughead 40m out on a slight angle. Roughead misses wide left. (Q3 14:32)
Roughead centres from the pocket, slightly over Shiels’ head but he mops up and gives to Burton who drives through a goal form CHF. Hawks finally get reward for repeat inside 50s. (Q3 19:19)
Langford forces Brad Crouch to cough up the footy after some broken play at half forward for Hawthorn, he feeds out to Burton who runs to 35m and puts the Hawks in front! (Q3 26:15)
Greenwood receives while flat footed 40m out on a slight angle, his snap is ungainly but wobbles through to restore the Crow lead in the last minute before 3QT. (Q3 28:09)
The Hawks get the loose man going after Schoenmakers marks on the wing, Henderson is on the end of it to snap truly from 15m in the pocket. (Q4 2:25)
The Crows have the loose man this time on a rebound around the outer wing, matt Crouch gives to Jenkins who lopes to 35m on the flank and shoots wide. (Q4 4:50)
Hodge has the ball at half back on a switch play from the HBF, he straighten the Hawks up, Mitchell baulks Brodie Smith and runs through CHF to 40m to give the Hawks the lead back. (Q4 7:10)
Walker breaks a Brand tackle at half forward and pokes a pass to Otten to mark unopposed 35m out on the flank. Otten, who has had a quiet night, kicks a big goal. Crows in front. (Q4 8:43)
Sloane smothers a Shiels snap at half forward, Langford roves and pokes a pass to Mitchell at much the same spot as his snap… but he misses. (Q4 10:57)
Burgoyne roves a Breust contest 55m out on a slight angle and tries his lucky to an empty square… rolls and sits up for Talia to rush. (Q4 12:42)
Mitchell clears by hand from a pack on the wing, Shiels passes to Langford 40m out in front. His set shot falls on the line, post and Jacobs nearby… ruled a behind. (Q4 14:55)
Betts gets a downfield free at CHF after a free on Langford, he gives to Brodie Smith who misses. (Q4 15:47)
The Hawks go coast to coat from the kick in, Langford has Puopolo over the back to mark near the hotspot and put Hawthorn in front again with a goal. (Q4 16:26)
Betts marks at half forward after the next centre bounce and has Walker in the pocket, who centres to Lynch 35m out on a slight angle. Lynch misses, uncharacteristically. (Q4 18:11)
Gunston shoots wide from a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q4 20:22)
Another fast break foe the Hawks, Talia catches Henderson late after a mark at the hotspot to ensure the goal with a 50m penalty. Hawks kicking away now! 5:38 to go, three kicks. (Q4 22:56)
Lynch centres from the HFF to the square but Puopolo takes the relieving mark, 4:53 to go. (Q4 24:11)
Burgoyne catches Kelly HTB 40m out on a slight angle. Silk takes his full allotment of time, and seals the deal with his first goal. Hawks are home! (Q4 26:22)
Jenkins marks in the square to kick some junk with 1:30 left. (Q4 29:13)
Roughead tries a grubber from the boundary 35m out but it’s touched into the goalpost. (Q4 31:57)

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