Blog log from R15 of 2017: Hawthorn vs Collingwood

Fasolo, Treloar and Adams link as the Pies charge down the wing of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Taylor finds Elliott unmarked in the goal square and he converts truly! (Q1 1:35)
Sidebottom sizes up the numerous inside 50 options and darts the pass to Greenwood off the non-preferred. Levi marks, kicks and slams it through from 40 on the flank! (Q1 5:50)
McEvoy wins the free kick after Grundy tackles Ben without the former Saint possessing the ball. The inform ruckmen trots in and splits the middle from 40 on the slight angle! (Q1 7:44)
Roughead strides out of the resultant stoppage with ball in hand. Shoenmakers drops the mark but Duryea pounces onto the crumbs. He settles and goals from 20! (Q1 9:37)
Hartung powers away at a rate of knots in trademark style and sends it inside 50. The off the ball free kick is paid and Shoenmakers is the recipient. Ryan goals from 25! (Q1 11:29)
Smith bursts off the half back flank after receiving via the Burgoyne handball. Isaac eventually releases O’Brien at half forward. Tim kicks to Shoenmakers and Ryan goals from 20! (Q1 16:39)
Treloar and De Goey link by hand as the Pies assess their inside 50 options. Adam eventually darts the pass and finds Thomas on the lead. Josh goals from 40 on the slight! (Q1 17:57)
Hardwick, Mitchell, Shoenmakers and Burgoyne link as the Hawks move the ball swiftly into forward 50. Shaun centres to the unmarked Shiels. Liam goals from 40 on the slight! (Q1 22:24)
Shoenmakers takes another leading grab, this time via the boot of Roughead. Ryan lines up the set shot from 40 on the flank region and the 26 year old misses to the near side. (Q1 24:51)
Sicily takes the intercept mark from the Sidebottom rebound after O’Brien let a goal go begging at the top of the square. No matter because James thumps it through from 55! (Q1 27:51)
The Hawks move it through Roughead with the no look handball. Breust sends it to the hard running, unmarked Henderson. Ricky marks, settles and flogs it through the big sticks! (Q2 3:15)
Hartung produces a calamitous error in front of goal, unable to grab the bouncing pill. Moore powers through and demonstrates clean hands to gather and goal from close range! (Q2 6:09)
Thomas and Sidebottom link through the middle with Steele finding Greenwood on the bounce. Levi rounds a fatigued Sicily with ease and chips to Pendlebury. Scott misses from 40. (Q2 12:19)
Send it with the up and under and not many will be able to spoil the frame of Cox. That is what occurs and Sicily stands no match. Mason converts from 25 out directly in front! (Q2 14:54)
The long bomb is sent into the Pies forward line and McEvoy appears to take the strong contested grab. However, play on is called and Fasolo pulls it out. Sidebottom goals from 25! (Q2 20:43)
On further evidence that was a poor decision as it was in fact a clear mark with daylight between Ben’s hands and his counterparts. (Q2 20:58)
Thomas, Pendlebury and Phillips link through the corridor of the MCG with Scott flicking off to the pacing Tom. Tom steadies and sends it through for the Pies fourth in a row! (Q2 24:10)
The Hawks produce the quickest of replies. Breust flicks it over the top deep in the forward pocket. Gunston knocks it on to an unmarked Burgoyne. Shaun receives and goals! (Q2 25:40)
Make that two in thirty seconds for the brown and gold! Mitchell thumps it forward from the stoppage. Goldsack and Howe fly. The ball falls to the ground and Duryea goals from 25! (Q2 26:25)
De Goey dabs inside forward 50 to the unattended Cox and Mason takes the catch within three seconds of the half time siren. The American native hammers it through from 45! (Half Time)
Fasolo launches the ball to the hotspot and Cox reaches above the five man strong pack and takes the grab. Mason shoots and sends through his third from 30 on the slight angle! (Q3 5:03)
The Hawks repeat pressure acts from the centre stoppage eventually force it their way, with Langford finding Roughead on the lead… (Q3 6:49)
Dunn gives away the 50 metre penalty for overstepping the mark and Jarryd makes no mistake from point blank range! (Q3 7:18)
The stoppage begins at the top of the Hawthorn defensive goal square. Knocked forward, Sidebottom is first to rove but is unable to hook across his body for the maximum. (Q3 8:03)
A series of errors from both sides during that play. Eventually Roughead regains possession deep in the forward pocket. He flicks to Duryea and Taylor misses from close range. (Q3 11:54)
The Pies waltz it down the other end and the play is finalised with a running shot at goal from Fasolo. Alex receives, settles and lines up the major but is unable to convert. (Q3 12:53)
Fasolo wastes little time to rectify the prior skill error. The black and white win it at half forward and Adams finds Alex unmarked on the arc. Fasolo runs in and goals from 25! (Q3 13:18)
Phillips turns the ball over at half back to Duryea. Taylor moves it forward and wide to Breust, with Luke chipping to O’Brien on the lead. Tim misses from 45 on the flank. (Q3 15:21)
Hartung and Burton link on the wing as the young Hawks power forward. Ryan sizes up the options to find Roughead on the lead and Jarryd sends it central to O’Brien… (Q3 17:53)
Tim takes the grab, lines up the set shot and hammers it through from 45 on the flank! (Q3 17:53)
Make that two in a minute for the brown and gold! Duryea forces the contest against Langdon, knocking the ball to the ground. Burgoyne pounces, finds Breust and Luke goals! (Q3 19:23)
Treloar, De Goey and Broomhead link through the forward 50 arc and Tim lets fly from 45 on the flank. His attempt misses to the left hand side. (Q3 24:31)
Tim speedily rectifies the error. He roves off the Cox marking attempt, hitting the pill at the rate of knots. Broomhead sets his sights on goal and slams it through from 35! (Q3 25:21)
The Pies make it two in a minute. From the resultant centre stoppage, the Pies send it forward. Fasolo flies and pulls down the strong mark. Alex sends it through from 40! (Q3 27:04)
Moore gathers off the deck, demonstrating his classy ball handling skills. Darcy flicks off to the pacing De Goey. Jordan receives and sends it goalward, missing to the left. (Q3 29:19)
Burgoyne takes the advantage, a somewhat dubious decision given De Goey had stopped in his tracks. Jarryd shoots post siren and misses from 35 on the slight. (Q3 30:41)
The Hawks have the first of the fourth! Breust flicks over the top to O’Brien. With his lengthy frame, Tim manages to stop on a dime and send it through from 25! (Q4 1:35)
Make that two in a minute for the Hawks! Grundy taps it forward from the defensive 50 stoppage. Gunston reads it superbly, grabbing it, speeding away and snapping truly! (Q4 3:05)
Treloar breaks the lines with a powerful charge from the defensive half of the ground. He finds De Goey who hits Pendlebury on the lead. Scott centres back to Adam. He goals! (Q4 6:35)
A number of arms and legs are involved in this passage of play, with Duryea eventually gaining clear possession of the ball. He shoots from 45 and misses to the right. (Q4 8:15)
Mitchell takes the intercept mark after the horrendous kick in from Howe finds Tom up the corridor. The former Swan lines up and sends it through the middle from 45! (Q4 8:50)
Hartung, Roughead and Smith move it swiftly by hand outside of the forward 50 stoppage and through to the run in Isaac. The premiership Hawk lets fly from 35 and misses. (Q4 11:52)
Howe of the Jeremy variety produces his second significant error of the quarter, turning over to this namesake. Danil uses Burton who finds Breust on the lead. Luke misses from 40. (Q4 14:41)
Hoskin-Elliott receives after Adams won a hard contended ball on the half back flank and sent them forward. Will chips to the leading Elliott. Jamie hits the post from 50. (Q4 16:52)
The Hawks swing it straight down the other end. Langford forces the set shot with a tackle on Grundy that gains the spillage and Mitchell takes the mark. Tom goals from 40! (Q4 17:46)
Fasolo has his third of this twilight affair! Henderson is caught with ball in hand by the strong tackling Crisp. Alex gains the spill and hammers it through from 40! (Q4 19:55)
Adams centres to the raking left boot of Maynard. Braydon marks in the centre square and launches for goal. He hits the post. 11 point margin, four minutes to play. (Q4 24:16)
The stoppage at the top of the Hawks attacking goal square results in Grundy and Roughead contesting the ruck. Jarryd forces it wide, gathers and snaps truly! (Q4 26:21)
Breust wins it at the coalface and forces it forward to the hard running Duryea in the pocket. Taylor shoots and misses to the near side. (Q4 28:08)
Game, set and match for the brown and gold. Breust hovers at ground level and reads it off the Roughead fly. Luke gathers the crumbs and dribbles it home from 25! (Q4 29:06)

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