Blog log from R19 of 2017: Hawthorn vs Sydney

Sinclair beats Burton easily to mark a Mills centre clearance to the hotspot, but hits the post, disappointingly. (Q1 0:45)
Hodge spoils Parker one out near the hotspot but Parker roves and gives to Hayward zooming past to grubber the first goal. (Q1 1:20)
Burgoyne grubbers an ugly kick rebounding down members wing but it works out because he runs on to receive from Duryea and scoot to 45m on a slight angle for the first Hawk major. (Q1 2:59)
Mitchell gives to Breust who snaps hurriedly from the pocket 30m out but across the face. (Q1 4:35)
O’Brien is paid a free for Melican’s hand in the back in a marking contest 20m out on the flank, very soft though. O’Brien just avoids the left goalpost, Hawthorn leads. (Q1 7:18)
Gunston intercepts a rebound kick to the centre and goes quickly to Schoenmakers 40m out on a slight angle for a turnover goal. (Q1 14:20)
Howe catches Parker HTB at a stoppage deep in the pocket 25m out, but just misses. (Q1 16:33)
Franklin drops a Jones ball to the pocket after a Sicily kick turnover, he butters up then grubbers from 25m but it’s too weak, easily rushed by Brand. (Q1 17:05)
Long ball to a pack at the Swan hotspot, the crumb falls behind but Hardwick gets there in front of Papley to rush it. (Q1 18:33)
Jones to Sinclair for a snap on the turn from 50m on a slight angle… wide. (Q1 18:33)
Parker marks a Sinclair ball wide on the flank 35m out after a quick rebound from the last line around members wing. He misses left. (Q1 23:48)
Roughead draws an obvious holding free on Jones 20m out in front for a simple goal after a rebound around the outer wing, with O’Brien providing key link work. (Q1 25:47)
Parker releases Papley to scoot ahead of a pack on the wing and go long to Hewett to mark unopposed at the hotspot for a goal just before the QT siren. (Q1 29:28)
Papley just misses a snap from a standing start on the boundary from 35m. (Q2 4:30)
Franklin is stripped in a tackle 20m out but the crumb falls for Papley to grubber a goal from near the behind line. (Q2 5:40)
Credit to Hewett for the goal assist handball there. (Q2 6:03)
Sinclair draws a contact free on Hodge from a long Franklin ball to the top of the square, he goals from 15m to give Sydney the lead back. (Q2 9:22)
Duryea roves a long Roughead ball to McEvoy in the square, he bounces a handball to the top of the square where Shiels volleys home. (Q2 12:14)
Burgoyne wins a HTB free at a ball up at CHF, bit red hot it was but ump in best position. Silk bangs through a trademark long finish! (Q2 13:55)
Duryea intercepts over Hannebery at half forward on a very slow rebound by Sydney, Langford marks 35m out on the flank and misses. (Q2 17:43)
Roughead passes to Burgoyne to mark just before Rampe arrives on the pocket 25m out. Silk tries a set shot screwing ball… narrow. (Q2 19:43)
Short kick in by Newman, Schoenmakers spoils Kennedy and receives from O’Brien to snap the big turnover goal! (Q2 20:43)
Whitecross waits in the centre as a very crowded Hawk forward line swirls, then goes to Duryea just inside 50m on a slight angle. Doc plays on around the man on the mark, goal! (Q2 24:13)
Credit to Mitchell for the shepherd. (Q2 24:53)
Langford roves a McEvoy contest to a long O’Brien ball 30m out on the flank but misses off the right with a grubber. (Q2 27:15)
Jones gives to Papley for a flying snap from 40m on a slight angle off the left just before HT… well wide. (Q2 28:56)
Hewett marks 35m out on a slight angle and steers through the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:08)
Heeney gives to Jack who misses off the left from 30m on the flank. (Q3 4:56)
Franklin gets a free on Hodge in a marking contest 30m out on the flank plus a 50m penalty on Sicily to ensure the goal. (Q3 7:49)
Sicily intercepts a rebound kick on the wing and sails an extremely high ball down the flank to a pack 40m out, amazingly Schoenmakers marks it… but misses. (Q3 13:45)
Duryea passes to Breust who takes a contested grab leaping on the lead in front of Rampe near the boundary 30m out. Breust tries a screwing set shot but doesn’t make the distance. (Q3 16:50)
McEvoy marks in front of a rather hobbled Naismith 30m out on the flank, but doesn’t score. (Q3 17:42)
Burgoyne marks on the boundary 40m out but kicks OOTF. (Q3 20:26)
Langford draws a high contact free in the pocket 25m out by chatting to McVeigh, but misses, predictably. (Q3 24:28)
Papley misses a quick snap on the turn in a phonebox near the hotspot after a stoppage in the pocket. (Q4 0:58)
Kennedy roves a Hayward contest 20m out on the flank and grubbers towards the square, McVeigh is there to gather and goal to bring the Swans back within a kick. (Q4 4:46)
Franklin passes to Papley at half forward on a fast play, the man on the mark Brand zones back so he plays on and kicks the go-ahead goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 7:31)
Whitecross passes to Langford near the boundary 30m out, Sinclair rushes the set shot on the behind line. (Q4 9:23)
Hartung gives to Roughead who misses off a step from 50m on a slight angle. Scores level. (Q4 10:48)
Hartung has three bounces down members wing and goes long to the square, Rampe spoils but the ball sits up on the line for Shiels to volley home! (Q4 12:36)
Gunston passes to Sicily just outside 50m, he plays on and shoots wide. (Q4 17:05)
Duryea goes high from the pocket to Roughead one out in the square, he wins the battle of strength with Hannebery to mark and kick the massive goal! 7:18 to go, three kicks in it. (Q4 18:15)
McVeigh marks a Mitchell snap from the pocket on the goal line to start a rebound. (Q4 22:34)
Clock now under 5:00, margin still three kicks. (Q4 22:50)
Newman forces a Burton handball clanger on the Swans HBF to start an attack, but Sicily cuts it off at half back, 3:30. (Q4 23:44)
Rampe intercepts Shiels on the HBF and starts a switch play, Towers gives to Franklin for a snap off a step from 45m in front off balance… just wide. 2:45 left. (Q4 25:12)
O’Brien gets the key contested grab on the long kick in and the Hawks play a bit of tempo, 2:20. (Q4 25:44)
Franklin passes to Papley 15 out in front after a legging free to Heeney in the centre. 1:05 left at the next centre bounce, a goal the difference! (Q4 27:01)
Shiels clears after the bounce to the HFF, Newman catches Whitecross HTB but Gunston is the saviour to intercept and start tempo to ice the game! (Q4 28:49)

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