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Blog log from R20 of 2017: Richmond vs Hawthorn

Blog log for Richmond vs Hawthorn, R20 of 2017

Nankervis has a flying shot on goal with his right and misses for the first score of the game. (Q1 1:01)
Hardwick caught holding the ball on the 50m arc, it spills to Lambert who takes the advantage and finds Caddy alone in the goal square who kicks the opening goal of the afternoon. (Q1 7:55)
Teia Miles lowers his body and draws a high free kick from Houli. He takes the free kick from 35m out directly in front and kicks the goal. (Q1 12:21)
Edwards marks 70m from goal, wheels around and kicks long where Ellis marks on his chest 20m out directly in front. He goals. (Q1 13:33)
Edwards feigns a handball and then opts to kick low to Rioli who marks on his chest 20m from goal directly in front. He kicks the goal. (Q1 15:39)
Butler under pressure 50m out finds Cotchin with a clever little kick around the body. Cotchin goes back and misses from 35m out directly in front. (Q1 19:19)
Long ball into Cotchin, being minded by Brand, and Brand gives away a free for front on contact. Cotchin from 20m out on a slight angle kicks the goal. (Q1 24:02)
Edwards runs himself into a tight corner and does well to find Nankervis in the pocket. Nankervis wheels onto his left but misses to the near side. (Q2 4:57)
Castagna marks 40m out on a slight angle and decides to pass to Caddy in the pocket 20m closer but on a tight angle. Caddy misses and Castagna probably regrets the pass. (Q2 14:37)
Butler picks up a loose ball under heavy pressure, throws it on his boot but misses to the right hand side. (Q2 20:50)
Butler roves 30m from goal, wheels onto his right and has a shot on goal but it falls short and fortuitously into Soldo’s arms who has an easy goal from the goal square. (Q2 22:27)
Burgoyne wins the opening centre clearance of the 2nd half and Schoenmakers gets on the end of his kick 20m out on a 45 degree angle. He misses to the left. (Q3 0:43)
The Tigers go from end to end with the final link in the chain being Lambert who lowers his eyes and spots Martin on the lead out of the goal square. Dusty goals. (Q3 6:27)
Lambert kicks into an open forward line where Butler runs onto the footy, forcing Sicily to leave Martin on his own in an attempt to intercept. Butler hands over the top. Goal. (Q3 9:57)
Castagna kicks for goal but misses across the face where Caddy manages to mark just inside the line. Caddy wheels around onto his right and slots the goal. (Q3 16:56)
Rioli hands to Caddy out of the stoppage who has a shot from 50m out which goes very close but misses to the near side. (Q3 18:00)
Richmond scramble and fumble on the goal line and Miles capitalises by getting boot on ball and kicking the goal. (Q3 23:01)
Roughead climbs over Rance and marks 40m from goal. He goes back and kicks truly! Class from Roughy. (Q3 28:28)
Ellis takes an intercept mark 35m out and has a set shot from a slight angle but misses across the face. Poor kick. (Q4 1:32)
High ball into the Hawthorn forward line and Ellis looks to mark but Breust comes over the top and takes the grab. Breust from 40m out on a 45 degree angle kicks the goal. (Q4 5:46)
The Richmond small forwards combine with handball to eventually get it to Caddy on the goal line who kicks the easiest of goals. (Q4 8:36)
Sicily marks 60m from goal and pumps it in long where Breust is on his own and marks overhead at the top of the goal square. He goals. (Q4 9:37)
Sicily kicks long out of defence to a big pack. It spills to Martin who releases Prestia who kicks a long goal from 55m out. (Q4 14:02)
Caddy hands to Miles who is running into an open goal but as he considers gifting a handball to Martin is run down by Glass! Comical error. (Q4 18:27)
Martin from 50m out does well to find Butler in the pocket. Butler improves the angle and kicks around his body but misses to the far side. (Q4 23:45)
Richmond hold possession for around a minute and then pump the ball in long through Martin where Nankervis marks above his head 30m out directly in front. He goes back and goals. (Q4 25:37)
Long ball to the hotspot of the Hawthorn forward line where Mitchell is the unlikely flyer. He can’t take the mark but follows up his own work and kicks a nice goal. (Q4 29:42)
Breust marks 40m out and hands over the top to Roughead who is able to run into an open goal in his milestone game. (Q4 32:12)

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