Blog log from R22 of 2018: St Kilda vs Hawthorn

Gunston marks on the HFF and goes long to Breust but the ball pitches behind him and rolls through for the first goal! (Q1 1:31)
Mitchell roves and snaps wide from 20m in front off his left boot. (Q1 4:47)
Steven roves a stoppage in the pocket but shoots OOTF from 30m off his left boot. (Q1 5:52)
Gunston marks near the boundary in front of Goddard 35m out, but hits the behind post OOTF. (Q1 7:21)
Burton dives and touches through a ground ball in the square that rolled away from Long when it looked a certain goal. (Q1 9:21)
Burgoyne zooms onto the tap at a ball in 20m out, he throws the ball on the left boot under a tackle and it’s a trademark goal. (Q1 11:32)
Impey roves a Breust contest and spins into a snap from the hotspot, but it’s just wide. (Q1 16:14)
Armitage has Lonie running back to the square in front of two Hawks on a fast break but misses him and the ball skids wide for a point. (Q1 17:34)
Hawthorn rebounds coast to coast from the kick in, Nash feeds Breust who grubbers a classy finish from 25m on the flank off the left boot. (Q1 18:42)
Geary runs from a stoppage at half forward but Brand blocks his snap from 25m and the ball dribbles out. (Q1 23:49)
Steele finally gets the first St Kilda goal after the Saints lock the ball in at the kick in. (Q1 24:12)
Long bounces a low-percentage snap from the boundary 20m out into the post. (Q1 25:48)
Burgoyne hits the lead of Nash 35m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 27:02)
Miles intercepts a rebound kick and passes to Gunston 40m out wide on the flank, who misses. (Q1 28:17)
Burgoyne hits Worpel running back to the square who plays on into the open goal as if the Saint defenders aren’t there. (Q1 30:25)
Glass intercepts on the HBF but his centring ball to CHB is straight to Lonie who makes him pay with a straight kick. (Q2 1:18)
Marshall marks a Ross pass in front of Hardwick 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q2 3:31)
Stratton intercepts in defence but his kick to the HBF is a hospital ball to Burton, Billing feeds Membrey for the snap goal from 25m! (Q2 5:16)
Long ball to the Saint goalsquare, it pitches in front of Stratton who toepokes it into Frawley and the ricochet falls for Billings to gather and goal! (Q2 7:46)
Membrey shoots OOTF from a set shot 50m out on a slight angle. (Q2 8:31)
Sinclair gets a HTB free on Stratton 45m out on a slight angle but misses, Saints lead by that point though. (Q2 10:31)
Gunston marks a Burgoyne pass in front of Webster on the boundary 40m out, he barely looks at the goals and eventually passes to McEvoy at the hotspot for the go-ahead goal. (Q2 13:01)
Menbrey pushes Brand in the back but is paid a mark 45m out on the flank, he converts to give the Saints the lead back. (Q2 16:08)
Gresham passes to Armitage to mark in front of Glass at the hotspot, who misses. (Q2 18:57)
Shiels kicks high from a stoppage at CHF, the ball falls at the hotspot where McEvoy rises in front of Goddard to mark and goal, his second. (Q2 20:47)
O’Meara passes to Breust in front of McKenzie near the hotspot, who misses. (Q2 24:34)
Billings passes to Paton in midfield, he shoots from CHF and it’s another lead-changing goal! (Q2 27:27)
The Hawks boss the next centre bounce with the centre clearance kick by O’Meara, the ball flips over the back to Gunston for the instant replying goal from the line! (Q2 28:32)
Armitage kicks to the pocket from half forward, Newnes marks over Stratton 15m out for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:19)
Gunston draws an obvious holding free on Webster as they sit under a high Mitchell ball to 30m on a slight angle, another lead-changing goal. (Q3 4:07)
The Hawks rebound from the HBF up the guts with some scything run, Gunston marks at CHF but sees Nash over the back to kicks his first goal with a Gaelic-style toepoke. (Q3 7:54)
Worpel shanks an inside 50 kick from half forward, it rolls past Goddard to Gunston for the feed to Impey who goals from the hotspot. (Q3 9:41)
Geary is pinged for HTB after diving on a loose footy 40m out on the flank from the Hawks goals, Nash takes the free and misses. (Q3 11:39)
Breust feeds Gunston to snap from 15m despite two Saints running at him, he gets the ball under them to roll through for his fourth goal. (Q3 14:29)
Gresham centres to Paton 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot falls on the line and is rushed. (Q3 16:29)
Long mows down Mitchell on the wing for HTB and kicks long to Membrey who draws a blocking free on Burton 30m out on the flank. Membrey misses. (Q3 17:30)
Gresham gives to Lonie who snaps on the turn from 40m on a slight angle, that one sails through. (Q3 19:25)
Glass is pinged for arms around Lonie 40m out in the corridor, Lonie boots his third major. (Q3 21:55)
Nash keeps a ground ball alive on the HFF, Gunston kicks from traffic to Breust who plays on before the ump pays the mark, his bouncing snap takes a nice off break for the goal! (Q3 23:40)
Lonie gets another free in a marking contest on Glass, this one for a push in the back 20m out, he boots goal number four. (Q3 25:15)
Ross misses off the left outside a stoppage 20m out in front. (Q3 28:30)
Gresham snaps the first goal of Q4 to bring the margin back within a kick after gathering a roller by Lonie 15m out. (Q4 2:50)
Webster storms around the outer wing and hits Gresham with a pass to 40m on a slight angle. This to put the Saints back in front once again… wide left. (Q4 5:07)
Not much goalmouth action this quarter but plenty of effort. (Q4 18:36)
The clock ticks under 5:00 and we haven’t had a score since the Cretaceous era. (Q4 20:29)
Puopolo roves on the HFF, Rice tackles but he gets a kick away, Schoenmakers marks 10m out but it’s not paid, his snap is smothered for a behind. (Q4 21:27)
Smith misses a snap across the body from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 22:46)
3:19 at the kick in. (Q4 22:46)
Clock ticks under 2:00 with the ball on the wing, Long bombs to the pocket, throw in. (Q4 24:23)
Secondary stoppage 45m out from the Saints goals, 1:48. (Q4 24:48)
Another one same spot, 1:39. (Q4 25:21)
Gresham roves and shoots across the body off the right… OOTF! (Q4 25:21)
1:30, Gunston in the BP with the free, he goes to the HBF, stoppage, 1:23. (Q4 25:52)
Ross clears with a high ball but Gunston intercepts in the pocket, he goes to the HBF, Steven eventually pumps it back in but Impey marks in relief, 44 seconds. (Q4 26:50)
Long ball to thewing, Burgyone rovbes and kicks to space, Puopolo and Schoenmakers lock it in on the HFF, stoppage, 17 seconds. (Q4 27:19)
Secondary ball up, 13 seconds. (Q4 27:19)
Another one, five seconds, too late now, Hawks will win. (Q4 27:47)

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