Blog log from R3 of 2022: Carlton vs Hawthorn

O’Meara roves Worpel’s smothered centre clearance and passes to Gunston 40m out on a slight angle who shanks for a behind. (Q1 0:32)
Moore marks 20m out on a slight angle after his man Williams goes to the contest of Gunston but the ball clears it, he plays on and goals. (Q1 5:32)
McKay storms over a pack to mark a Kennedy kick from the centre to 35m in the corridor, his set shot is low and straight. (Q1 6:37)
Charlie Curnow marks in front of a pack 40m out on the flank and threads the needle for his first of the afternoon. (Q1 9:08)
Cripps marks over Mitchell 35m out on the flank and delivers a nice screwing set shot for his first goal. (Q1 12:07)
Charlie Curnow marks on the HFF, wheels and goes long to the square, two small Hawks there but Silvagni leaps over them for another one for Carlton! (Q1 16:02)
Maginess receives from Gunston at half forward and chooses a bounced handball to Wingard 45m out in front, he spins and misses off the left. (Q1 18:03)
McDonald roves and grubbers from a pack 20m out, the ball bobbles up on the line for Cerra to touch it onto the post. (Q1 19:05)
Durdin roves in the pocket at full pelt with a man on his hammer, he tries a Daicos special from the boundary 20m out but it doesn’t turn, across the face for a point. (Q1 21:21)
Durdin passes to Owies 40m out in front after the Blues work the ball through traffic in midfield, he kicks truly. (Q1 22:03)
Reeves bounces a handball to the back pocket after a stoppage, Jiath is too casual and Durdin flies in to rove and goal from 15m off the left! (Q1 25:38)
Another centre clearance to Carlton engineered by Cripps, McKay gets a contact free on Frost near the hotspot and converts. (Q1 27:33)
Mitchell passes to Moore in the centre, bounces to him and Docherty challenges, Moore ducks into and out of the tackle, runs to CHF and kicks the hardfought goal. (Q2 3:21)
Consecutive frees to Pittonet then Silvagni out of the next bounce, goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 4:25)
Owies roves on the HFF and centres for Curnow to mark 20m out in front for another one for the Blues. (Q2 6:25)
Docherty intercepts Mitchell’s dump kick near CHF and gives off to Boyd who misses. (Q2 9:33)
The two Hawk tall forward mill about in the square going for a Moore kick from half forward but it clears both for a behind. (Q2 10:25)
Moore marks a Worpel kick 40m out on the flank after Carlton can’t rebound from the kick in, he misses again. (Q2 10:44)
McDonald wins a hard footy in a pack 40m out on a slight angle and gives to Breust who is in a phonebox but squeezes a snap off the left for a much-needed goal. (Q2 20:27)
Nash roves Williams’ dropped mark on the wing and feeds Moore for a pass to Breust 25m out in the pocket for his second goal in a row. (Q2 22:08)
Cripps baulks and misses from 40m on a slight angle after a Jiath handball goes to ground. (Q2 23:27)
Howe coughs the ball up by hand on the wing, Kennedy passes to the one-handed dive of Silvagni 45m out on the flank, who misses near side. (Q2 26:22)
Curnow misses a snap from 40m on the flank to kick off second half scoring. (Q3 0:18)
Curnow marks and O’Brien kick in front of Sicily 25m out on a slight angle, plays on and screws through his third goal. (Q3 2:38)
Lewis had a dirty first half with just one touch, but he marks a Morrison kick 20m out on a slight angle and plays on for his first goal. (Q3 4:38)
Setterfield passes to O’Brien 45m out in front, he tries a pass to Silvagni that doesn’t work, no score results. (Q3 11:50)
Breust feeds McDonald a Joe the Goose special on the end of a scrum in midfield that Nash speeds away from to set up a loose man play, with Lewis providing the link up. (Q3 12:53)
McDonald roves and snaps while tackled from the hotspot but the ball wobbles and falls on the goal line for Williams to rush. (Q3 16:58)
Jiath breaks lines with a run from half back, Worpel roves at half forward and grubbers to Breust at CHF who has Wingard over the back to run into the open goal! (Q3 21:23)
Mitchell sharks a pressured handball meant for Fisher and goals to bring the margin under two kicks. (Q4 3:20)
Morrison snaps from the same spot as Mitchell and repeats the dose, Hawks back inside a straight kick! (Q4 7:45)
Gunston runs free to the hotspot after a long rebound, he puts Hawthorn in front with a goal met with rapturous reaction from the gold and brown hordes! (Q4 9:25)
Durdin and Jiath battle for a ground ball, Durdin appears to win but the Hawk defenders call it touched… goal umpire says goal but review confirms a touched behind. (Q4 18:45)
Scores level an more than 8 minutes to go, Blues are playing like they’re multiple goal behind but a bit of inspiration from their stars may get them home. (Q4 19:47)
After Walsh kicks long to grass, Silvagni gathers a loose ball and snaps the go-ahead goal from the pocket. (Q4 20:20)
Breust passes to Gunston 35m out near the boundary who plays on and kicks his second goal. (Q4 24:01)
Weitering intercepts an O’Meara inside 50 kick to cut off a Hawk attack. (Q4 28:51)

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