Blog log from P2 of 2020: Hawthorn vs Melbourne

Oscar McDonald just gets back in time to touch through a Worpel kick from 50m on a slight angle. (Q1 0:13)
Nathan Jones marks at half forward and passes to the lead of Fritsch near the hotspot, who misses. (Q1 3:50)
Mitchell passes short to Patton 45m out in the corridor on the end of a rebound play started by Sicily. Patton hoofs through the first goal. (Q1 6:58)
Melksham draws a contact free on Sicily going for a Hibberd kick to the top of the square, he hits the post though. (Q1 10:08)
Tom McDonald marks over Sicily 40m out on the flank but misses, just. (Q1 12:23)
Melksham marks a Brayshaw kick in front of Frawley 30m out on a slight angle and belatedly boots goal number one for Melbourne. (Q1 14:23)
Puopolo roves a Lockhart fumble and snaps quickly off a step from 40m on a slight angle, that one wobbles wide. (Q1 15:48)
Neal-Bullen snaps a goal from a pack 30m out after Spargo strips Scrimshaw in a tackle. (Q1 20:56)
Lewis bombs long from HFF to the square where Breust beats Langdon to mark and goal. (Q1 24:35)
Fritsch marks on the boundary 40m out and misses. (Q1 27:28)
Mitchell is Johnny on the spot for a shank kick inside 50 by Wingard. He lines up from 35m on a slight angle, and swings it through. (Q2 1:26)
Nathan Jones passes to the lead of Melksham in front of Stratton 45m out in the corridor, he sails through that set shot with the wind at his back. (Q2 3:38)
Fritsch snaps a goal from the flank 35m out on the end of a coast to coast play. (Q2 5:52)
Fritsch marks over Stratton 30m out on the flank but his set shot skews left with the breeze. (Q2 11:42)
Nash marks a McEvoy pass 40m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 15:12)
Puopolo roves a Shiels kick to the square but hits the goalpost from next to the behind post. (Q2 19:29)
Worpel gets a HTB free on Lockhart at the top of the square after the Demon fails to con the umpire that a kick to him didn’t hit the ground. He goals. (Q2 20:57)
Lockhart is pinged again for contact on Breust at CHF, who passes to Hanrahan 30m out on a slight angle for a miss to level the scores. (Q2 21:47)
Viney roves 40m out in the corridor and snaps in the one movement on the turn off the left… there’s a Demon on his own in the square but it sails over him for a goal. (Q2 23:57)
Breust passes to the lead of Patton in the pocket 20m out after the Hawks apply some frontal pressure. Patton tries a screwing set shot, and misses. (Q2 25:29)
Fritsch marks a Viney clearance in front of Sicily at the top of the square for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 3:06)
Wingard has time to choose a target at half forward and picks out Smith 40m out in the corridor, who misses badly. (Q3 6:55)
Scully catches Lockhart HTB 35m out on a slight angle after the Hawks swarm the defensive crumbers to a Scrimshaw inside 50. He goals. (Q3 11:21)
Lockhart leaps to spoil through a Mitchell snap from the HFF for a point. (Q3 14:25)
Hanrahan hits the post after roving a poor kick in at the hotspot. (Q3 14:53)
Shiels centres from the pocket for Scully 30m out on a slight angle, he plays on and goals to give Hawthorn a lead. (Q3 18:26)
Viney feeds Oliver for a snap from a stoppage in the pocket, who misses off the left. (Q3 20:07)
Two Hawks spoil each other trying to intercept deep in defence, the crumb falls to the pocket and eventually it’s Fritsch who goals from the square. (Q3 26:13)
Melksham marks a short Bedford kick to the square after the Demons dominate the next centre bounce. He goals after the 3QT siren. (Q3 27:33)
Fritsch beats Jiath one out to mark a Bedford kick 20m out on the end of a fast rebound around members’ wing. He boots goal number four. (Q4 1:43)
Bedford threads a nice set shot from 30m on the boundary. (Q4 5:09)
Smith slips over in the pocket but still manages to mark a Burgoyne pass after Jiath causes a turnover in midfield. He misses badly. (Q4 18:59)
Melskham marks a Brayshaw pass behind Morrison 30m out on the flank and goals. (Q4 22:32)
Fritsch draws a holding-the-man free on Frost on the boundary 25m out but his set shot is poor and doesn’t score. (Q4 24:00)
Fritsch intercepts a Sicily kick across half back 30m out on the flank, nothing Morrison could do there. He slots goal number five. (Q4 26:24)

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