Blog log from R16 of 2020: St Kilda vs Hawthorn

Gunston roves forward of a pack on the HFF and centres quickly to Lewis at the hotspot for the first goal of the afternoon. (Q1 1:06)
Day turns the ball over by foot in midfield and the Saints switch, Billings has Marsh in space in the pocket 25m out who hooks the set shot into the left goalpost. (Q1 4:45)
Greaves passes to the lead of Gunston who leaps in front of Paton to mark 45m out on a slight angle and kick his first goal. (Q1 6:15)
Scully roves 35m out on the flank and bounces a left-foot snap into the left goalpost. (Q1 8:18)
Moore runs around the boundary from the pocket and dribbles the goal after gathering a chaos ball by Lewis to the pocket, handballing to a contest and roving it himself. (Q1 13:10)
Hill scrubs a snap wide from 40m on a slight angle under heavy pressure. (Q1 14:26)
Marshall leaps in front of Frawley to clunk a Jones pass 20m out in the pocket, his screwing set shot is perfectly professional for the first for the Sainters. (Q1 16:16)
Lonie misses a snap from a stoppage 25m out on the flank. (Q1 17:48)
Hill goes long from the wing to the pocket where Kent juggles the mark, then centres to Steele 20m out on a slight angle for another one. (Q1 18:42)
Butler marks on the HFF, Gunston gets to the mark late and taps the ball out of his hands, ump pays 50, easy goal to Butler, Saints hit the lead. (Q1 21:56)
Morrison sends a speculator from the HFF to the hotspot but O’Brien makes it look good with a pack mark and goal. (Q1 24:01)
Breust roves a stoppage on the HFF and hits the square, Hardwick marks over Paton and goals. (Q1 26:31)
Jones snaps a goal from a stoppage in the pocket after a loose ball get and feed inside by Billings. (Q1 28:31)
Day rushes a long Jones kick to the square to spoil Billings. (Q1 29:31)
Breust gathers a chaos ball by Hardwick to 30m on the flank and gets caught high by Clark, QT siren sounds and Punky kicks into the man on the mark, no score. (Q1 30:46)
Breust gathers, baulks and shoots wide from 40m on the flank. (Q2 3:15)
Sinclair goes long to the square, four man pack flies but Billings drops the mark and the ball spills for a behind. (Q2 4:40)
Ross roves a handball clanger by Worpel in a pack and passes to Butler 35m out on the flank, who hits the post. (Q2 7:00)
Marshall rises in front of two small Hawthorn defenders and clunks a long ball from the wing to 40m on the flank. He runs in right and misses right. (Q2 8:40)
O’Brien provides the pack mark on the wing and starts a switch, Howe passes to Moore 40m out in the corridor but misses. (Q2 11:10)
Wingard roves Marshall’s drop on the wing and passes to Breust 30m out on the flank. Breust has the yips, and this one is just left. (Q2 12:17)
Sinclair passes short to Lonie 45m out in front after Hill baulks his way through a couple of Hawks on the wing. Lonie kicks truly. (Q2 15:25)
Morrison checksides wide from 20m on the boundary with Lewis waiting for the give inside. (Q2 17:18)
Howe is pinged for a push on Battle 45m out on a slight angle, Battle hits the right goalpost kicking with a slight wind. (Q3 0:35)
Marsh gathers a touched Steele pass, wheels onto his left and snaps wide from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 5:04)
Breust marks a long Hardwick ball in front of Paton 40m out on the flank and gets this set shot on line, Hawthorn retakes the lead. (Q3 9:50)
After a Morrison kick clanger on the wing, Kent passes to Marshall 45m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q3 12:45)
Marshall takes a pack mark at the hotspot and just sneaks the set shot inside the right goalpost. (Q3 14:30)
Battle marks in the pocket 20m out and hits the post. (Q3 16:04)
Frost roves 40m out on the flank and snaps wide off a step. (Q3 20:48)
Butler marks within range on the HFF but chooses to pass to Billings on the boundary 20m out. He screws through the set shot very high and straight as the 3QT siren sounds. (Q3 21:31)
Lewis takes a big pack grab in front of Howard 25m out on the flank but the wind blows his set shot left. (Q4 1:24)
Sinclair gives Battle a Joe the Goose special after a coast to coast rebound around members wing. (Q4 2:36)
Coffield gets back to dive and touch through a Mitchell snap from a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q4 4:37)
Gunston roves his now contest in the pocket and centres to Scully 25m out on a slight angle, who makes no mistake. (Q4 5:52)
Cousins passes to Gunston 40m out on the flank who misses badly. (Q4 9:08)
Gunston gives to Cousins who snaps wide from 20m. (Q4 9:24)
The Hawks are piling up the repeat inside 50s, this time it’s Wingard with a snap from the HFF that drifts into the post. (Q4 10:27)
The Saints work the ball from the HFF to the pocket, inside to the hotspot and then to Ryder in the square for the goal, a series of pressured handballs that worked out in the end. (Q4 11:37)
Scrimshaw gives to Breust who has his kicking boots on now, he bounces through his second goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 18:41)
Kent misses a snap from half forward after the next centre bounce. (Q4 19:52)
The Saints lock in the kick in, Steele passes to Abbott 35m out in front, this to ice it… it’s good. (Q4 20:33)
After a Gunston behind from the HFF, the play of the day has been the Saints going coast to coast and they do so again, Butler has Lonie running back to 30m on the flank, goal. (Q4 23:50)
Mitchell gets some junk with a minute to go. (Q4 25:53)

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