Blog log from R15 of 2019: Hawthorn vs West Coast

Darling snaps the first goal of the game from 10m after Hutchings roves his own contest with Impey and gives a Joe the Goose special. (Q1 1:15)
Cripps feeds Naitanui for a snap from the pocket that goes wide. (Q1 2:20)
Henderson passes to Breust who marks in front of Schofield 35m out on the flank, he steers through the first goal for Hawthorn. (Q1 5:13)
Cripps tries a soccer from a stoppage near the square but Henderson rushes it from the square. (Q1 7:03)
Gunston kicks to space on the HFF as the Hawks go coast to coast from the kick in, Nash leads Allen to the loose footy and screws through a lovely snap from 35m! (Q1 7:42)
Puopolo roves a Nash contest but his hurried snap goes wide from 20m on a slight angle. (Q1 9:09)
Shuey scrags O’Meara at a stoppage 40m out on the flank, JOM misses. (Q1 10:25)
O’Brien rushes a Yeo snap from a stoppage on the HFF that drops on the line. (Q1 12:30)
Sicily spoils Kennedy on the wing to start a Hawk rebound, Worpel passes to Gunston 40m out on a slight angle who converts. (Q1 16:01)
Two Hawks fly to spoil a long ball to Kennedy 15m out, Darling stays down at the back to crumb, turn and goal with ease. (Q1 20:16)
Darling marks a Kennedy set shot from the HFF that lands near the behind post, but he screws his attempt too much off the left and misses. (Q1 23:29)
O’Brien misjudges a Yeo kick and his man Darling marks untouched 30m out on the flank, he boots goal number three of the quarter. (Q1 24:52)
Bruest puts his head over a loose footy in the pocket and gets kneed on the top of the bonce by Allen, lucky free but it drew enough claret that O’Meara takes the kick… miss. (Q1 29:45)
Redden catches O’Meara around the neck 40m out on the flank, who misses again. (Q2 2:18)
Rioli is down behind the pack to rove a Gaff speculator to the HFF, he hits Cripps running back to the square for another surge goal. (Q2 5:58)
Darling roves his own contest 40m out in front, screws a snap over his shoulder that bounces behind Kennedy and skids for a behind. (Q2 7:33)
Another speculator to the Eagle HFF falls into the lap of Ryan who gives to Cripps for the checkside goal from the hotspot. (Q2 9:49)
Another speculator to the Eagle HFF, Rioli flashes in to rove and give to Ryan who snaps from the boundary 30m out and threads the needle! Fabulous play. (Q2 15:04)
Ceglar beats Hickey to mark an Impey speculator to a pack 20m out in front, but hits the post. (Q2 19:59)
Ceglar storms onto a Puopolo ball from the HFF to the top of the square but sprays a very easy shot from 15m. (Q2 24:45)
Shuey is pinged for high contact on Worpel at a stoppage 45m out on the flank. The Worpedo goes with a drop punt and splits the hi-diddle-diddle! (Q3 5:41)
Sicily intercepts a Duggan rebound kick to the wing and starts a handball chain that ends with Burgoyne kicking on the run from 50m on a slight angle, that skids through! (Q3 15:25)
Howe has an empty goalsquare to aim at for a quick snap from the HFF but it drifts across the face. (Q3 17:00)
Worpel receives from Gunston on the wing and runs towards half forward, many options open and he chooses McEvoy 40m out on a slight angle, set shot drops and is rushed. (Q3 18:53)
Again the Hawks defence repels, Henderson kicks from the centre for Gunston to mark over Schofield 30m out on the flank but he also misses. (Q3 19:58)
Nash gets a high contact free on Allen near the behind line but misses. (Q3 23:13)
Sicily torpedoes another repeat inside 50 to Nash who draws two, leaving Hanrahan down to rove and run into the open goal to give the Hawks the lead, and they get around the kid! (Q3 23:58)
Shuey ducks his head to get a free and 50m on Smith at the next centre bounce, he converts from the hotspot to restore West Coast’s lead. (Q3 25:58)
Burgoyne feeds Smith who runs to 55m on a slight angle and kicks long… but just wide. (Q3 26:45)
Scully’s chaos ball from the HFF bounces past two Eagles and flips out to Smith who wobbles it home from 20m, Hawks in front again! (Q3 28:10)
Ryan roves the next centre bounce bomb to a Kennedy contest, plenty of Hawk defenders nearby and he can’t get clear, his snap goes OOTF. (Q3 29:14)
Ryan slides on his knees to mark a Duggan pass 25m out on the flank, his set shot is leftish but straight enough. (Q4 1:05)
Rioli kicks to an open forward 50 for West Coast for Sicily and Cameron to chase, it’s Sicily who wins the race to tap it through for a behind from the square. (Q4 3:15)
Sicily is pinged somewhat mystifyingly for a block on Darling in a pack where neither of them is anywhere near it, Darling converts from near the hotspot. (Q4 5:45)
Smith keeps his feet for a long ball by Gunston to the pocket, Gaff watches from the carpet as Smith gathers and feeds Henderson for a Joe the Goose special. (Q4 7:29)
Gunston snaps from a pack on the HFF to an empty square, the ball bobbles and doesn’t take the required off break, rolls for a behind. (Q4 8:00)
Glass gathers a dump kick by Gaff from half back to the wing and goes quickly back to the HFF where Ceglar marks 40m out. Now comes the hard part… another miss. (Q4 8:44)
Shiels snaps quickly from 45m on a slight angle for a point to give the Hawks a slender lead. (Q4 13:45)
Scully gives to Smith who checksides off a step from 25m on the flank… across the face. (Q4 14:29)
Howe chases a loose footy, Cameron flies in but falls over his back to give away a free. Howe goals to give his team a little bit of return for hard work. (Q4 15:56)
Shuey sets Yeo off to run from the next centre bounce and bomb long, Hardwick tries to rush it but the ball falls in the square for Kennedy who hits the post under a tackle. (Q4 17:27)
Darling juggles a mark in front of Burgoyne 20m out on the flank and boots his fifth goal. (Q4 19:16)
The clock ticks under 5:00 to go, series of stoppages in midfield, Hawks lead by a point. (Q4 24:16)
More stoppages, the ball hanging around half forward for Hawthorn as the clock ticks under 4:00. (Q4 26:15)
The Eagles finally get a rebound going, Yeo kicks to Darling at the hotspot but a stoppage results, 2:30. (Q4 29:28)
O’Meara’s dump kick to the HBF goes to Sheppard who bangs it to the square, Kennedy can’t mark, stoppage, 2:00. (Q4 29:28)
Sheppard gets his chance for a snap from 30m on the flank, point, scores level, 1:31! (Q4 29:28)
Burgoyne kicks up the guts but the Eagles rove, long ball by Allen to the square, Cripps is down and untouched, he snaps truly! (Q4 29:28)
1:09 at the next bounce, Eagles by a goal. (Q4 29:28)
Burgoyne clears from the bounce but Morrison gets caught HTB by Hurn and the moment is probably lost for the Hawks. (Q4 29:28)

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