Blog log from R7 of 2019: Melbourne vs Hawthorn

Brayshaw gives over his shoulder to Hunt for a snap across the body from near the hotspot after a throw in, but it’s well wide. (Q1 4:07)
The Demons get so many repeat inside 50s that eventually one sticks, Petracca gives to Brayshaw who snaps off a step from 50m on a slight angle for the first goal. (Q1 6:45)
Wingard misses a long set shot from half forward. (Q1 9:32)
Garlett is corralled by Brand in the pocket, has Tom McDonald waiting for the Joe the Goose special but goes himself with a low percentage Daicos attempt that rolls into the post. (Q1 11:30)
Harmes is pinged for encroachment after Breust marks near the point of the centre square, first goal for Hawthorn from the top of the square. (Q1 13:45)
More repeat inside 50s for Melbourne as Stratton’s rebound kick goes straight to an opponent, Impey drops the long ball to the square, Hunt roves and goals. (Q1 16:01)
Scully roves on the wing and does a one-two with Wingard, then passes to Gunston 35m out on the flank. Gunston, who has had a dog of a season so far, converts with no problem. (Q1 19:13)
The Hawks work the ball through heavy traffic around the outer wing, the last in the chain is Lewis feeding Breust who runs onto his left boot and screws it through from 20m. (Q1 23:16)
Roughead taps the ball out of Fritsch’s hands in midfield then soccers it forward, Lewis marks and feeds Smith for two bounces then a Joe the Goose special to O’Meara. (Q1 24:46)
Shiels roves a ball in to the HFF and tries his luck from 50m on the boundary, well wide. (Q1 26:30)
Smith kicks a very high ball from the HFF to the hotspot, big spoil but straight to Worpel who baulks and misses. (Q1 27:00)
Roughead passes very short to Gunston 40m out on the flank after a Shiels inside 50 clearance kick. The QT siren goes, Gunston rams his set shot into the near goalpost. (Q1 30:46)
The Demons go by hand through traffic down the flank, almost stuff it up but eventually Garlett gives the Joe the Goose special to Stretch. (Q2 3:11)
Garlett roves 40m out on a slight angle and has the entire goalface to aim at, but grubbers well wide in disappointing fashion. (Q2 4:11)
Wingard passes to Smith just on 50m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q2 8:41)
Shiels runs in front of Gawn down the wing to the HFF and hits the top of the square where Mitch Lewis marks and goals. (Q2 16:27)
Petracca takes big mark over a pack near the hotspot but kicks like he’s got a waterlogged boot, a very ugly behind. (Q2 18:07)
Harmes passes over Impey to Fritsch 45m out in the corridor, who delivers a nice set shot for a goal. (Q2 24:22)
Neal-Bullen kicks wide of congestion at CHF to Oliver 30m out on a sli9ght angle, who misses, disappointingly. (Q3 5:34)
Garlett roves near the hotspot and gives to Jones who baulks away from the onrushing McEvoy and snaps the goal. (Q3 7:37)
Tom McDonald beats O’Brien at half forward to mark, turn and kick up the guts for Garlett to goal from the square, Melbourne hits the lead! (Q3 9:09)
Impey kicks long from the wing after the next centre bounce for Breust who beats Hore to mark 40m out on the flank and restores the lead for Hawthorn with his third goal. (Q3 10:48)
Fritsch misses on the run from 40m on the flank with a man on his ginger. (Q3 11:53)
Salem passes from the wing to Tom McDonald 40m out on a slight angle, whose set shot starts right but hooks left and through. (Q3 13:29)
Melksham roves at half forward and hits Hunt leading from the square to the hotspot at high speed, nothing O’Brien could do there. Hunt converts to kick the Demons away. (Q3 15:04)
McEvoy spoils his own man Stratton at half back, straight down to Neal-Bullen who snaps truly. (Q3 19:39)
Jones ducks the head and raises the arm to draw a high contact free on Howe near CHF, but misses. (Q3 21:40)
Harmes roves a Hunt contest at the top of the square but hits the post under a tackle. (Q3 22:11)
Gunston beats Hore to mark a Henderson pass to 45m on the flank, his set shot is a pretty picture. (Q3 26:05)
Jones marks in front of Worpel just inside 50m out on the flank, his set shot drops in the square and is rushed. (Q3 28:40)
Petracca roves at half forward and kicks to the fat side for Melksham 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q4 2:44)
Gunston marks on the wing and gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by Oscar McDonald to put him near the hotspot, he boots goal number three. (Q4 4:46)
Wingard receives from Puopolo on the wing, lopes to the HFF and goes to the square for Shiels to mark and goal. (Q4 8:22)
O’Brien spoils a Lewis kick to the wing, the Hawks work it to CHF where Moore marks and gives off to Roughead, the home crowd goes up in unison as Roughie bombs it home! (Q4 12:36)
Harmes gives to Gawn who has a flying snap from CHF but it’s OOTF. (Q4 13:44)
Tom McDonald catches Scully HTB 50m out on the flank, he tries a pass but it doesn’t work and is eventually rushed. (Q4 15:32)
Garlett catches Breust HTB in the pocket, Hunt plays on to advantage with a short pass to the corridor 20m out where Lockhart dives, marks and goals. Dees regain the lead! (Q4 17:31)
Keilty gets the next centre bounce, Hawk defenders get swarmed and the ball squirts to Jones who feeds Harmes to snap another one from the hotspot! (Q4 19:26)
Burgoyne intercepts Gawn on the wing and hits the corridor to Moore, his pass goes to Breust at the hotspot, who converts. (Q4 21:27)
Brand spoils Hunt on the last line, the crumb falls towards the square but Brand gets it into the goalpost. (Q4 25:45)
Horee catches Wingard HTB on the wing to stop a Hawk attack. (Q4 26:17)
Frost has three Hawks near him on the wing going for a loose ball but plays it like Robbie Flower with a baulk and spot up pass to Lockhart, who goes to Melksham… (Q4 27:32)
McEvoy intercepts Melksham at the Dee hotspot and goes quickly, Burgoyne gets a free at half back, finds Shiels who eventually kicks inside 50, mad scramble, siren, Dees win! (Q4 28:31)

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