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Blog log from R3 of 2018: Richmond vs Hawthorn

Blog log for Richmond vs Hawthorn, R3 of 2018

Henderson marks on the wing and gets a 50m penalty on Graham to bring him to 50m on a slight angle, his set shot falls on the line and is rushed. (Q1 1:50)
Richmond goes coast to coast up the guts, Castagna marks 40m out and gets a 50m penalty for Brand catching him late and high, first goal. (Q1 2:32)
Brand runs through CHB and kicks to space at half forward, Rioli beats two Tigers on the ground and has Roughead over the back in the square for the first Hawk goal. (Q1 5:04)
Edwards gathers a loose ball in the pocket, two Hawks corral him and he gives over the top to Butler who dribbles across the face from near the behind post. (Q1 7:29)
Butler kicks long from the wing to a pack at the hotspot on a slow play, Frawley and Brand fall over each other and it’s Edwards behind them who marks and goals. (Q1 12:14)
Martin has Lloyd on his own at the hotspot for another one for the Tigers with a snap around the body, after another workmanlike buildup around members wing. (Q1 15:01)
Mitchell gives to Hardwick who baulks a man at half forward but misses from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 17:35)
Butler is swamped by Hawks on the wing and they have the numbers on the counter, Langford feeds Breust to run clear to the hotspot and pop through the turnover goal. (Q1 18:47)
Howe misses from 40m on the falnk after a stoppage. (Q1 20:43)
Martin gets rid of Duryea to gather a Cotchin ball to the hotspot and give a Joe the Goose to Nankervis, who fumbles but kicks it through accidentally. (Q1 26:02)
Martin marks on the HFF and pokes a kick inboard to Butler 35m out on a slight angle despite lunges by Gunston and Rioli. Butler misses. (Q1 26:59)
Riewoldt bumps McEvoy out of ruck in the pocket, catches the ball and snaps a simple goal from 25m. (Q1 29:29)
McIntosh marks 50m out on a slight angle and sails through a quality finish. (Q2 1:30)
Lloyd centres from the pocket to the top of the square, Gunston spoils Castagna and rushes it inadvertently. (Q2 6:45)
Rioli wins a ground ball on the HFF and passes to Puopolo who draws a contact free on Grimes and goals from 30m on the flank. (Q2 10:23)
Martin has space and time on the wing, he picks out Castagna 45m out on a slight angle, he gives back to Martin whose kick is touched, Higgins catches it and snaps the goal at 15m! (Q2 12:48)
Mitchell clears from the next centre bounce with a wobbler to the hotspot, Astbury spoils but straight to Puopolo who snaps the goal. (Q2 13:59)
Butler roves a Riewoldt contest in the pocket, breaks a Duryea tackle and rolls a snap from 10m into the goalpost. (Q2 15:27)
Townsend breaks a Stratton tackle and shoots off a step from 40m on a slight angle, that one wobbles wide. (Q2 15:45)
Martin misses from the pocket on the run. (Q2 18:00)
Howe misses a snap from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q2 21:27)
Castagna fumbles near CHF, Duryea mops up but Castagna claims him HTB 45m out and kicks the goal. (Q2 25:38)
IMpey clears from the next centre bounce, Breust roves a Roughead contest at the hotspot and snaps across the body for a trademark goal. (Q2 27:56)
Mitchell clears from the next centre bounce, Roughead gives to Rioli who misses across the body from 35m on the flank. (Q2 28:28)
Nankervis taps straight down to Rioli at a stoppage at half forward for Hawthorn, but again Rioli’s snap across the body is errant, this time OOTF from 45m. (Q2 30:46)
Gunston has nothing on on the wing on a very slow play, he roosts it to the flank 30m out where Roughead beats Rance one out to mark and goal, just. (Q3 4:17)
Rance chops off an errant kick behind the centre, the Tigers run through traffic up the guts with Riewoldt on the end of it to goal from the square. (Q3 7:47)
Long bomb by Gunston down the flank to a huge pack 20m out, the crumb falls perfectly for Rioli to run into the open goal. (Q3 10:05)
Edwards shrugs off a Stratton tackle on the HFF and has Higgins 20m out on a slight angle, but the first-gamer fluffs his chance at a second goal. (Q3 11:47)
Duryea turns the ball over from the kick in to Riewoldt 40m out on a slight angle, who makes him pay with the goal. (Q3 12:32)
Lambert passes short to Grigg 40m out in the corridor after the Tigers win yet more one-on-one ground battles at half forward. Grigg kicks truly. (Q3 14:47)
Grimes is pinged for blocking Roughead in a pack 45m out on the flank, but Roughie shoots OOTF. (Q3 17:18)
Castagna passes to Riewoldt near the boundary 50m out, he tries a ball to the square, Higgins volleys the crumb for a fabulous goal from 5m! (Q3 28:45)
O’Brien passes to Gunston at the hotspot on a rare clean rebound play by the Hawks. Gunston punches a kick wide. (Q3 30:31)
Edwards gives a Joe the Goose special for Castagna to kick off Q4 junk time. (Q4 1:04)
Roughead marks 30m out on a slight angle and boots his third goal, to little reaction. (Q4 3:28)
Butler performs another party trick in the square to restart the celebration with a volley off the side of the boot. (Q4 5:04)
Mitchell marks on the HFF, goes himself and kicks his first goal. Fantasy coaches cheer lustily. (Q4 8:09)
Morrison marks 45m out in the corridor, but misses. (Q4 10:33)
Roughead snaps his fourth goal from half forward, that cheer was slightly louder but there is still no chance of a Hawk victory. (Q4 15:03)
Riioli runs from the next centre bounce and gives to Puopolo who draws a high contact free on LLoyd 40m out on the flank, he goals as well. Half of Q4 to go, four kicks in it. (Q4 17:03)
Riewoldt restores sanity with a set shot foal from 30m on the flank after a big pack mark. (Q4 18:33)
McEvoy draws an arm chop free 40m out on a slight angle on Vlaustin, who had kicked OOTF. Big Boy misses. (Q4 20:49)
Breust gets a pushing free on Houli going for a Smith ball to the HFF, he plays on and goals. 4:18 left, still four kicks in it so it’s practically impossible. (Q4 23:50)
Smith passes to Breust who marks near the hotspot and gets smashed late by Rance, 50m penalty ensures the goal. (Q4 26:19)
2:22 left, three kicks in it. Surely not. (Q4 27:19)
Gunston marks a Hardwick ball 40m out on the flank, he hurries the set shot and misses. (Q4 29:49)

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