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Blog log from R21 of 2019: Western Sydney vs Hawthorn

Blog log for Western Sydney vs Hawthorn, R21 of 2019

Henderson feeds Worpel to kick from a stoppage on the HFF to the fat side, O’Brien beats Keeffe in a wrestle to mark 20m out on a slight angle for the first goal of the night. (Q1 3:34)
Reid volleys a loose ball deep in defence OOTF 25m out, Henderson tries a centring ball but Greene intercepts and rebounds, no score. (Q1 5:37)
Nash stands up in the square for an O’Meara ball to mark over a prone Stein for the second goal. Hawks owning the territory game early and getting rewards for it. (Q1 7:09)
Hill worries Smith off a Sicily kick across half back that was ruled too short for a mark, Mumford gives back to him but the kid misses from CHF. (Q1 11:04)
O’Brien pounces on a loose ball forward for a pack on the HFF and feeds Puopolo to trot down the flank to 30m for another one. Hawks have the jump, as they did last week. (Q1 14:48)
Taranto sends a mongrel of a kick up the guts to a pack at the hotspot, Jiath spoils but it falls in the lap of Kennedy who snaps quickly for the first Giant goal. (Q1 16:08)
Hately wins a had footy in a pack in the pocket and throws it out but the umpire sees a late push in the back and pays that instead, he screws through the goal from 20m. (Q1 21:43)
Snow is now falling on a live AFL match. (Q1 28:18)
Shaw volleys a loose ball from defensive hotspot to half back but straight to Worpel 45m out on a slight angle. As the snowflakes fall, Worpel’s set shot is blown short and wide. (Q1 33:04)
The Hawks play on to advantage from a holding free against Shaw on Puopolo on the wing, O’Brien gathers and gives to Smith who runs into the open goal. (Q2 0:33)
Scully goes to the pocket from the HFF, the Hawks tunnel it out of the pack to Wingard who grubbers home from the top of the square! (Q2 4:27)
The Hawks surge forward from the wing on the rebound, Henderson gathers in the pocket and gives to Scully whose centring ball in marked by O’Brien, another goal. (Q2 7:43)
Greene plays on around Shiels from a holding free on the wing, he gives to Caldwell who passes to Cameron at the hotspot for a much-needed Giants goal. (Q2 18:57)
Shaw bombs long to the square where Deledio gets a fairly soft free for a gentle side-on bump by Jiath at the top of the square, he converts. (Q2 22:37)
Howe kicks long to CHF after the first centre bounce of Q3, Shiels roves and gives wide to Henderson who has a moment to steady over a snap from 50m on a slight angle… big goal! (Q3 0:42)
Henderson kicks to the square with Hanrahan and Scully chasing but the cavalry descends and eventually Haynes soccers it for a rushed behind. (Q3 7:38)
Worpel misses from a throw in from the pocket. (Q3 13:41)
GWS plays very slow out of defence and the ball turns over in midfield, Wingard sets up Smith for a long ball over Haynes to Breust who gathers and breaks the Haynes tackle, goal! (Q3 15:57)
Greene gives away a free in the BP for decking Sicily, the Hawks sweep around the outer wing and Scully kicks the goal from the pocket. That feels very much like the crucial play. (Q3 18:12)
Puopolo roves an O’Brien contest to a Smith inside 50 kick and gives back to O’Brien who snaps wide from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 23:28)
Puopolo marks a high Smith ball near the boundary in front of Shaw 30m out, his set shot is short and rebounded. (Q3 24:08)
Wingard baulks Caldwell at half forward and kicks to the square, Davis spoils Nash but Puopolo hits the crumb at pace and squeezes home the official sealer from the pocket. (Q3 27:23)
Smith intercepts Greene behind the centre and breaks lines with a trademark run, he kicks to grass in the pocket for Breust to run onto, he shrugs a Shaw tackle and goals! (Q4 3:13)
Henderson stands up in a tackle at the top of the square and gives to Lewis who goals. Hawks are running away with it! (Q4 4:35)
Lewis marks a Hanrahan ball over Haynes at the top of the square for another one. These are junk time specials. (Q4 6:59)
Breust spins out of a tackle but misses off the left boot from near the hotspot. (Q4 16:03)
Mumford snaps truly from a stoppage 20m out but it was touched off the boot, still no goals for GWS after half time. (Q4 22:02)
Tomlinson is pinged for deliberate OOB 20m out, Puopolo misses the free kick. (Q4 23:58)

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