Blog log from R5 of 2018: North Melbourne vs Hawthorn

Hartung has a quick kick out of the stoppage 45m from goal but misses to the right for the first score of the day. (Q1 1:03)
High ball into the Hawthorn defence where Mirra and Frawley make a mess of an uncontested mark and Waite is able to gather and kick a simple goal. (Q1 4:45)
Ziebell pumps the ball into Brown vs Sicily and Brown wins the one on one easily to mark at the top of the goal square. Brown goals. (Q1 5:33)
Dumont commits a bad error by hand as he turns the ball over to Smith who hands to Breust who kicks the running goal 25m out. (Q1 8:03)
Zurhaar kicks along the ground inside 50 where Waite runs onto the ball, has a running shot from 40m out but misses to the right. (Q1 12:02)
Gunston intercepts a handball in traffic, has a quick shot at goal across his body in the pocket and it’s through! Wonderful skill and goal awareness. (Q1 14:33)
Waite misses another relatively simple shot for goal as he crumbs a pack 20m out, has a snap at goal but misses to the right. (Q1 16:49)
Hartung pumps the ball inside 50 to Brown who runs underneath it but Ziebell is there to mark behind him. Ziebell from 40m out on a 45 degree angle kicks his first goal of the day. (Q1 23:50)
Clever handball from Higgins releases Atley who finds Brown on the lead 40m out. Brown’s set shot is a goal. (Q1 24:34)
Mirra in traffic on the last line of defence is caught holding the ball by Ziebell. Ziebell from the top of the square kicks truly. (Q1 26:03)
Thompson marks 60m from goal and kicks well to Brown on the lead in the pocket. Brown’s set shot is a behind. (Q1 29:33)
Zurhaar marks 35m out directly in front just seconds before the first term siren. He goes back and kicks North’s seventh goal for the quarter. (Q1 31:17)
An off ball high contact free kick on Goldstein from Mitchell is relayed to Atley from the goal square. Atley goals. (Q2 6:38)
Ziebell lays a strong tackle which dislodged the ball to Atley who hits Brown on the lead 35m out. His shot from a slight angle is a goal. (Q2 8:56)
Hawthorn under the pump again as Turner roves a contest and hands to Hartung who snaps a goal against his previous team. (Q2 23:22)
Zurhaar kicks high to the pocket and Waite takes a terrific contested mark. He doesn’t finish of his work, though, as the set shot misses across the face. (Q2 25:48)
Thompson intercepts the kick-in 60m from goal and chips to Ziebell on the lead 45m from goal. Ziebell’s set shot misses to the right. (Q2 29:37)
Cunnington 70m out kicks in front of Waite who marks strongly 35m from goal just before the half time siren. Waite goes back and kicks North to an 8 goal lead. (Half Time)
Shiels has a snap for goal from the pocket and it goes through. Tarrant claims it’s touched but it’s called a goal. (Q3 5:08)
Long ball into Breust and Vickers-Willis gives away a holding free. Breust from 20m out on a slight angle kicks truly. (Q3 6:06)
Breust crumbs at the top of the square, hands backwards to Shiels and Shiels kicks his second of the quarter. (Q3 8:09)
Hartung hands to Dumont who snaps at goal and it bounces through for a goal. (Q3 17:54)
Sicily from the kickout goes 80m up the middle of the ground where Roughead hands to Smith who runs to 65m, kicks long at goal and it bounces through! (Q3 21:21)
Henderson 70m from goal and under pressure lowers his eyes and hits Breust on the lead 45m out on a slight angle. Breust’s set shot misses to the right. (Q4 4:25)
Bad turnover from Hartung in the defensive pocket as Gunston capitalises and snaps a goal. (Q4 8:01)
Zurhaar has a rushed snap at goal through traffic but misses to the right. (Q4 10:23)
Goldstein marks 60m from goal, wheels around onto his left and finds Waite 35m from goal on a slight angle. Waite’s set shot is a behind. (Q4 11:20)
Zurhaar taken high 40m from goal. He lines up for a kick that could seal the game and he kicks truly. (Q4 18:50)
North get out the back of the Hawks defence who were pushing up strongly. It ends with Waite who kicks truly from 20m out. (Q4 22:51)
Ziebell hands to Atley who has a running shot from 45m out on the boundary but misses to the left. (Q4 24:34)
Breust taken high by Clarke 30m from goal directly in front of goal. He goes back and kicks truly for his fifth. (Q4 26:36)

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