Blog log from R9 of 2019: Richmond vs Hawthorn

The ball goes in deep to the Hawthorn forward line, it spills to the back and Scully, who ran from the wing, is first on the scene to soccer it through. (Q1 1:22)
Vlastuin kicks long to the top of the square where Higgins nudges Burgoyne out of the contest and marks. Higgins’ set shot is a goal. (Q1 12:13)
Breust gathers a loose ball in the pocket, snaps on his left and it’s through! Goal review in play here but it’s all clear. (Q1 15:43)
Ellis hands to Balta at the 50m arc where Balta kicks long on his left, gets plenty on it, but misses to the right. (Q1 20:58)
Grimes kicks low inside 50 and it falls, somewhat fortuitously, in the arms of Lynch 35m from goal. Lynch converts the set shot and brings Richmond within 4 points. (Q1 23:09)
Ceglar hits down to Lambert who attempts a running shot at goal from the boundary but he misses across the face. (Q1 24:28)
Lynch marks 80m from goal and Breust, passing by, gives away the 50 for entering the protected area. Lynch from 30m kicks truly. (Q2 4:56)
Long ball into Lynch who brings the ball to ground where Caddy roves and kicks an opportunistic goal under pressure from 30m out. (Q2 10:09)
Martin wheels around the 50m arc, kicks long and high across his body and it’s just touched on the line. (Q2 12:16)
Baker roves a marking contest in the goalsquare, athletically gets ball to boot, but misses to the right. (Q2 14:54)
Hawthorn win a string of important contests through the middle of the ground and eventually it comes to Lewis who marks and goals uncontested in the goal square. (Q2 18:16)
Worpel marks 70m from goal and hits Lewis with a low ball inside 50. Lewis from 45m misses to the right. (Q2 23:45)
Baker from 55m out kicks deep into the pocket where Martin nudges out Shiel and marks. Dusty from the set shot kicks his second. He’s been on today. (Q2 27:28)
Lewis marks 80m from goal, kicks long for Breust to run towards goal into space, as he marks in the pocket. Breust goals. (Q3 8:24)
Ceglar kicks long inside 50 where Moore taps in front to Breust who snaps another goal. (Q3 9:48)
Sicily beats Lynch in a one-on-one but coughs the handball up to Caddy who snaps from 45 and it’s through for a goal! (Q3 12:38)
Prestia forces a turnover in the middle of the ground, it comes to Balta who uses his pace to run to 40m and handball over the top to Castagna who runs into an open goal. (Q3 17:51)
Bolton kicks to the top of the square where McIntosh wins a holding free kick as he was trailing the contest. McIntosh goals. (Q3 19:01)
Glass runs with pace through the middle of the ground and kicks long to Gunston who edges Garthwaite out to mark in the pocket. Gunston goals. (Q3 21:36)
Martin kicks to Bolton, keeps running to get it back, loads up from 55 but misses to the left. (Q3 23:06)
McIntosh kicks high inside 50 and Balta rises high to mark in front of a pack of Hawks. Balta kicks the goal from 20m out directly in front. (Q3 29:36)
Breust somehow beats two Tigers despite being stuck on the ground; he hands to Scully who snaps a goal from 25m out. (Q4 9:30)
Prestia kicks long and high to the top of the square where Lynch is spoiled but Caddy is there to crumb and snap another goal. (Q4 13:00)
Martin involved in a chain of play and releases Vlastuin who has time to load up from 50m and kick a terrific long goal. (Q4 17:45)

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