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Blog log from R16 of 2017: Hawthorn vs Western Sydney

Blog log for Hawthorn vs Western Sydney, R16 of 2017

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Scully reads it off the Cameron fly and pushes it forward with pressure coming from Burgoyne. Jeremy follows up, flicks off to Tom and the former Dee snags it from 45! (Q1 3:08)
Kelly takes the free kick after the besieged Hawthorn defence sends it out on the full within defensive 50. Josh shoots from 45 and misses to the near side. (Q1 6:00)
Mitchell, Schoenmakers and Duryea link by foot as the Hawks swing it out of defence and waltz it forward at pace. Taylor shoots from 35 on the slight and misses. (Q1 7:08)
Wilson turns it over from the resultant kick in, finding Duryea on the chest just 30 metres from goal. The defender come forward sends it through from the set shot! (Q1 7:53)
Shaw launches long into the forward 50 and is knocked late by Stewart, resulting in a down the field free kick. Stupid act which allows Lobb to goal from 25! (Q1 11:23)
Henderson demonstrates excellent hands below his knees, receiving from Roughead and spinning out of traffic. Ricky launches from outside the arc and scores a minor. (Q1 13:08)
Langford gathers at the forward fifty stoppage and flicks off to Burgoyne. Shaun moves it wide to Mitchell and Tom converts from close range off the left peg! (Q1 14:38)
The Hawks win it at the centre bounce and launch it forward. O’Brien flies and Langford reads it off the attempted clunk. He spins and sends it through from 25! (Q1 15:23)
O’Brien receives the free kick after Davis interrupted his ability to run at the ball. Tim is generally a dead eye and makes no mistake from 50 on the flank! (Q1 19:08)
Shiel wins it at the coalface and swings onto the trustworthy left peg to find Whitfield unmarked. The former number one draft pick sends it through from 35! (Q1 21:57)
Duryea flicks to Smith who is met by a wall of Giants but manages to detect the handball over the top and find Henderson. Ricky receives and sends it through from 25! (Q1 26:41)
Patton marks out on the wing ahead of Smith and receives the 50 metre penalty for late contact. Jonathon lines up the set shot and sends it through from 55 on the flank! (Q1 28:54)
Lobb knocks it forward to Whitfield and Lachie opens the field up with a wide pass to the powering Ward. Callan gathers and finds Smith unguarded. Devon goals! (Q1 31:37)
Ward launches to the hot spot at the top of the square. The ball bounces out the back and Lloyd is first on the scene. He snaps deep in the pocket to the near side. (Q2 1:28)
The Giants power the ball from defence to offence, with Ward bouncing a long pass to Lobb. Rory and Cameron link before Jeremy finds Smith unattended. Devon goals from 35! (Q2 3:30)
Schoenmakers gets away with a hap hazardous kick through the corridor. It bounces to Langford and he flicks wide to the speeding Shiel. Liam misses from 50. (Q2 12:23)
Lobb, Smith, Kennedy and Mzungu link through the wing of Tasmania Stadium, with Matt dabbing the pass to the unmarked former Docker inside fifty. Tendai goals from 45! (Q2 14:16)
Shoenmakers takes the leading grab ahead of Tomlinson and Ryan wastes little time. He passes to Duryea inside fifty and Taylor centres to Burgoyne. Shaun misses from 45. (Q2 16:42)
Shiel carves the pass to the leading Patton, darting the ball to the intelligent run by Jonathon ahead of Brand. The key forward lines up from outside fifty and goals! (Q2 18:36)
Howe forces the turnover at half back with a swift tackle on Shiel. In turn, Breust and Duryea move it forward with Taylor chipping to the unmarked Henderson. Ricky goals! (Q2 22:06)
Hartung uses a smart step to get a step on the chasing Whitfield and manages to hit Langford on the chest. Will shoots from 30 on the slight and makes it 0.6 from set shots in ’17. (Q2 25:20)
McEvoy trundles away with ball in hand and launches to the Duryea/Tomlinson match up. Taylor brings it to ground and snaps truly from deep in the pocket! (Q3 2:26)
SHoenmakers opens the play with a wide kick to the advancing Gunston. Jack moves it further afield to the speeding Stewart. Kade marks, runs his measure and misses from 35. (Q3 5:40)
Tomlinson drives off the half back flank and finds Smith unmarked running with steam toward goal. Devon chips to Patton and Jonathon by hand to Cameron. Jeremy goals! (Q3 7:11)
Stewart wins the contested footy against a couple of Giants at half forward before finding Breust by hand. Luke spins and passes to Langford, Will taking the mark 30 out. He goals! (Q3 8:46)
That is Will Langford’s first accurate set shot of the season, recording six minor scores before splitting the middle. (Q3 9:06)
O’Brien roves the long bomb at the hot spot after the Hawks win it at the coalface once more. Tim rounds to the goalface and shoots from 25, missing to the left hand side. (Q3 10:46)
Mitchell wins it in the thick of congestion and spins out to flick to the runners. Stewart off to Roughead by hand and Jarryd shoots from 50, missing to the right. (Q3 14:52)
Burgoyne takes the mark in the corridor and darts the pass to the leading Roughead, with the captain marking ahead of Davis. Jarryd shoots from 40 on the slight and goals! (Q3 16:09)
Patton receives the free kick after being blocked out of the marking contest. Jonathon lines up the set shot from 25 directly in front and the key forward splits the middle! (Q3 21:03)
The Hawks capitalise on another defensive error, this time with Shaw looping a pass in the corridor that is subsequently knocked off. Breust receives out the back and goals! (Q3 23:22)
Shoenmakers takes the mark out on the lead as the Hawks pour forward once more. Ryan lines up the set shot from 50 on the flank and he misses to the near side. (Q3 25:30)
Wilson is forced into a defensive fifty turnover by the Stewart pressure act. Nathan’s pass finds McEvoy. Ben kicks from 40 on the slight and misses another gilt edge opportunity. (Q3 26:26)
Hodge thumps it out of the wing stoppage and Langford, playing in front, is first to the drop zone to clunk the grab. Will shoots from 50 on the flank and misses to the near side. (Q3 27:31)
Shoenmakers flies high and nearly completes the strong grab. Nevertheless, Stewart wins it, pushes off the trailing Mzungu and thumps it through from close range! (Q3 29:12)
The Hawks won the quarter by four goals. Can the Giants mount a comeback to continue their top four charge? Interesting thirty minutes ahead. (3 Qtr Time)
Burgoyne wraps Kennedy up in the tackle and Matt lacks the attempt to resolve the matter, with the decision duly paid. Shaun shoots from 30 on the slight and nabs it! (Q4 2:56)
Calamity of errors in that play! Hardwick’s kick gets smothered deep in defence. The ball pops out to Shiel and Dylan misses the basic snap unpressured from 15. (Q4 7:14)
The Giants are enjoying a rare passage of play in their forward fifty. Mumford knocks down the throw in to Scully. The former Dee thumps it on the right peg for the goal! (Q4 9:31)
Ward bounds out of half back with ball in hand and transfers to the pacing Mzungu. Tendai goes long and picks out Patton unmarked. Jonathon goals for his fourth from 30! (Q4 13:21)
Make that three in a row for the resurgent Giants! Lobb taps it down the throat of Kelly from the forward fifty stoppage. Josh throws it on the boot with speed and slots it! (Q4 15:46)
Patton wins the isolated contest between himself and Brand, taking the strong contested clunk. Jonathon sends through his fifth of the afternoon and regains the lead! (Q4 18:08)
Mumford taps down to Ward, with Callan linking up with Shiel. Dylan to Smith by hand and Devon moves further afield to Kelly. Josh shoots at hits the post from close range. (Q4 20:26)
Callan Ward receives the free kick after Hodge drove into the back of the former Bulldog. Callan shoots from 40 on the flank and extends the lead to two straight kicks! (Q4 21:59)
Sicily forces it forward with a skillful tap into the path of Shoenmakers. Ryan launches to the leading Breust and Luke marks ahead of Whitfield. Luke goals from 25! (Q4 25:42)
The Hawthorn champion Shaun Burgoyne wins the ball at the resultant centre stoppage and finds Breust on the lead. Luke lines up the set shot and misses from 35 on the slight. (Q4 26:57)
Six point margin. Three and a half minutes left to play. Top spot on the line for the Giants, whilst the Hawks are looking to maintain their finals hopes. (Q4 27:29)
Fifty three seconds left to play. Deep in the Hawthorn forward line. Stoppage…
(Q4 30:24)
Thirty two seconds left now. Another stoppage. Same position. (Q4 31:13)
LANGFORD! What a goal! Ward fights it out of the thick of congestion. It bounces to Will, and Langford bounces it over Shaw goalkeeping on the line for the major! (Q4 32:11)
Burton appears to have knocked the ball throw for a minor score on the siren… However it appears the umpire has already called full time. We have a draw. (Full Time)
Hawthorn was about half a second from a victory. (Full Time)

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