Blog log from R2 of 2020: Geelong vs Hawthorn

Parfitt roves the first centre clearance and gives to Dahlhaus to checkside the first goal inside the first twenty seconds! (Q1 0:16)
Atkins roves on the HFF and gives to Ablett who has time to pick out Stanley at the hotspot for the second goal. (Q1 5:16)
Stanley kicks from ruck on the HFF down the line and it falls into the breadbasket of Atkins playing in front of Sicily. He converts from 30m, Cats have the jump! (Q1 8:57)
The Hawks switch across the centre after a Cat missed handball is cleaned up by Sicily, Burgoyne toepokes to Hanrahan to goal from the square. (Q1 11:02)
Parfitt speeds away from a stoppage on the wing and goes to Dangerfield who draws a very soft free on Frost, but misses from 35m on a slight angle. (Q1 13:16)
After a rare clearance win by the Hawks, Worpel passes short to Gunston to mark untouched in front of Stewart 45m out on the flank… crumb kicked through by Burgoyne! (Q1 14:57)
Stewart drops a difficult relieving mark in the pocket, Henderson pounces and gives to Patton but the ex-Giant fluffs his chance and it’s rushed. (Q1 18:46)
Hawkins passes short from half forward to Ablett leading to 45m on a slight angle. Ablett has the leg and sails that one through. (Q1 22:34)
Selwood is the meat in a Hawk sandwich at the top of the Cat goalsquare and gets an extremely mystifying free kick for incidental contact. He converts. (Q1 24:45)
Wingard speeds away from the next centre bounce and goes long to Gunston who is held by Stewart and earns the free. He goals from 30m on a slight angle. (Q1 26:22)
Gunston is in front of Stewart and marks again leading out from the square to an O’Brien kick, he goals again from 20m. (Q1 28:36)
Stewart gets back to rush a snap by Shiels from half forward for the first score of Q2. (Q2 0:29)
Duncan chips a short pass to Hawkins who draws a contact free on Frawley 40m out on the flank, but the Tomahawk’s set shot is wide and rushed. (Q2 4:04)
Patton gives to Breust who snaps wide after a stoppage 30m out on the flank. (Q2 8:14)
Burgoyne roves a ball in and snaps off a step from his left boot from 20m… but it’s sprayed OOTF. (Q2 9:06)
The Hawks get another repeat inside 50 through Burgoyne and it’s a rather obvious blocking free on Henry to Breust for the goal to level the scores. (Q2 10:34)
Wingard spoils in the centre then runs forward to receive from Hanrahan, he shoots from 40m on a slight angle… just wide. (Q2 13:24)
Hardwick spoils a speculator to the Cat hotspot but straight to Ablett who makes no mistake with the right boot. Reward for some frontal pressure. (Q2 17:59)
Sicily is dumped by Dahlhaus after bombing long from the wing, Patton gets the downfield free 40m out on a slight angle and converts. (Q2 19:31)
A downfield free to Hawkins at CHF for very soft contact on Tuohy catches the Hawks off guard, he kicks to the hotspot where Dahlhaus gathers and goals. (Q2 22:05)
Ablett roves in the pocket, has three Hawks converging and hits the post from 20m. (Q2 23:52)
Dangerfield mops up an errant Frost handball at half forward and pokes a ball to the square, Ratugolea leads McEvoy to it but hits the post under a tackle. (Q3 1:04)
Somehow Stanley is all on his own for an Ablett pass from the wing to the top of the square to waltz into the open goal. (Q3 2:15)
Menegola roves at half forward and gives to Miers zooming past, Sicily on his hammer but Miers delivers a quality left-foot snap from 30m on the flank for another one. (Q3 4:19)
More repeat inside 50s to the Cats, Duncan stays down to rove a four-man pack at the hotspot, turns and dribbles home another one. Cats have made their move. (Q3 8:04)
Menegola marks over Hardwick 40m out on front and keeps the stream of goals coming, this is just about the winning lead in a shortened game. (Q3 10:27)
Dangerfield catches Smith HTB 50m out on a slight angle, he kicks the sealer in his 250th game. (Q3 15:49)
After Wingard is pinged for studs up in possession, Ablett passes to Dangerfield in the pocket 25m out who misses. (Q3 18:32)
After Tuohy is caught in possession in the centre, Wingard passes to O’Brien 45m out in front, TOB converts. (Q3 21:03)
Duncan feeds Parfitt streaming forward after the centre bounce but the snap from 45m on a slight angle is OOTF. (Q3 22:50)
Duncan gives to Miers who makes no mistake off the right from 25m on the flank after a stoppage. (Q3 23:49)
Patton marks a Wingard pass 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 26:14)
Atkins roves and goals from the top of the square after a stoppage, it’s junk time now. (Q4 2:19)
Atkins passes short to Narkle 40m out on the flank, who misses the lot. (Q4 7:24)
Miers marks 35m out on a slight angle and shanks through another one. (Q4 10:14)
Hawkins taps down from a pack in the pocket to Menegola for some garbage. (Q4 14:24)
Rohan marks 40m out and joins in the party with his first. (Q4 17:19)

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