Blog log from R4 of 2022: Hawthorn vs St Kilda

Paton catches Moore in the back 25m out on a slight angle, and he converts for a quick first goal! (Q1 0:27)
Moore catches Paton HTB 40m out on the boundary. He runs around quickly for his second goal in speedy fashion (Q1 2:17)
Ryder with a genius tap to Gresham 35m out near the boundary, he kicks off the inside of his left boot and the ball curves, bounces, and goes through for a magnificent goal! (Q1 5:32)
Lewis ends up with the ball 30m out in front of goal but his rushed snap goes wide (Q1 8:23)
The Saints counter quickly and the ball ends up with Hill who spots King who marks 40m out on a considerable angle. No worries with the kick as the Saints get their second (Q1 9:32)
King marks on the 50 and spots Hill streaming towards goal by himself. A quick kick and a simple goal! (Q1 12:52)
Mitchell dishes off to Newcombe who takes a quick shot from 50m out for a behind (Q1 15:37)
Scrimshaw takes a ping 40m out but Howard rushes it over the line (Q1 17:07)
Breust spots Gunston who drops the mark, but Moore is there to mop up the mess and spots Lewis on his own in the square. Goal Hawthorn! (Q1 18:33)
Reeves coughs up a front-on contact free against Ryder who goes back and calmly slots it. Thrilling stuff to start this game! (Q1 20:38)
McKenzie sees Butler on his own inside 50 and goes that way. Butler sees of Grainger-Barras and kicks the goal (Q1 22:37)
Ross sends the ball long towards Ryder who takes a chest mark 25m out in front. His kick fades late though for a behind (Q1 23:38)
Sinclair takes the advantage and bombs it inside 50. Membrey takes the double grabber 35m out directly in front, before adding another Saints goal (Q1 25:38)
Scrimshaw spots Reeves peeling off of Ryder and hits him up 35m out on a slight angle. He kicks true and gets one back for the Hawks! (Q2 2:51)
Newcombe sends it forward and Gunston is the receiver marking 45m out on an angle. The ball has a mind of its own though, bending fiercely for a behind (Q2 4:23)
Scrimshaw marks in the defensive 50 but it’s called touched and the ball spills out and forwards where Gresham poaches a goal (Q2 8:25)
Long passes inside to Butler who takes a quick snap and kicks a behind (Q2 8:50)
Hardwick coughs up the kick-in to Ross who in turn spots up Membrey 30m out on a slight angle and makes the Hawks pay! (Q2 10:27)
Breust ends up with the ball and puts the jets on to take space 30m out on the boundary. The kick careens into the post however (Q2 11:26)
Butler dinks a little kick up inside 50 and Hill takes a good mark 25m out on an angle. He kicks truly for his second of the afternoon (Q2 13:17)
The ball falls into Ryder’s hands after a throw in and he tosses it onto the boot to pile on the pain with another goal! (Q2 17:22)
Moore dishes off to Lewis who spots up Breust 40m out on an angle. However as he kicks it the Hawks receive a 50m penalty with some argy bargy kicking off in the middle. He goals. (Q2 19:57)
Butler roves the ball after a stoppage and kicks neatly to Steele marking 45m out on a slight angle. His kick is good and the Saints are dominating! (Q2 22:57)
Wanganeen-Milera sends the ball to the top of the square but the ball spills over in the contest (Q2 24:57)
Sicily puts Impey under immense St Kilda pressure and Butler takes the resulting free kick 30m out directly in front. Butler has 2! (Q2 25:57)
Scrimshaw intercepts a Steele kick and rewards a Lewis lead and he marks 45m out on the boundary, but his kick fades left for a minor score (Q2 28:39)
O’Meara drops a mark but recovers quickly and sends it down to Lewis who marks 40m out on the opposing boundary, but this time his kick fades to the right for another behind (Q2 30:25)
Worpel roves a contest and snaps quickly 30m out, but can only manage a behind (Half Time)
The ball tumbles around the Hawthorn goalsquare and eventually it’s Newcombe who kicks off the ground for a behind (Q3 1:17)
Breust shakes off his opponent and runs forward spotting Lewis by himself. Lewis marks 40m out on an angle but he kicks another behind (Q3 3:56)
Hill centres the ball whereupon King drops the mark. The ball spills to the ground and Membrey soccers it through! But on review, the ball is touched. (Q3 5:43)
Marshall squares a kick inside 50 and it’s Wanganeen-Milera who takes the mark 30m out on a slight angle. Can he convert for his first AFL goal? Unfortunately it’s a behind (Q3 7:57)
Steele kicks to Membrey who marks 40m out on a slight angle and nails the kick to end the streak of behinds with his third goal! (Q3 11:07)
O’Meara takes a mark 45m out and signals he’s taking a shot but the kick falls short, Breust eventually dives on the ball and is caught high on the top of the square. He goals! (Q3 14:57)
McKenzie sends a high one inside 50 and King floats in from the side to take the mark but his kick smashes into the post (Q3 17:57)
Another suspect Hardwick kick-in is cut off by Steele 35m out right in front. Thankfully for Hardwick his kick is offline though (Q3 18:37)
Mitch Lewis gets another chance to kick his second goal from 40m out near the boundary but once again his kick is poor (Q3 21:01)
Crouch extracts the ball from a throw in and passes to Gresham quickly who snaps and goals for his third! (Q3 22:07)
Reeves gets the hitout against Marshall in the Hawthorn pocket and it’s O’Meara who scoops up the ball and sends it to the upper levels! (Q3 24:43)
The Hawthorn defence is caught napping as three uncontested marks inside 50 result with Brad Hill slotting his third (Q3 27:47)
Hill hits up an uncontested King who ignores Ryder and takes the kick from 50m out near the boundary on the 3QT siren. His kick is offline and short though (3 Qtr Time)
Sinclair spots a King lead and hits him up. The kick is from 50 metres with no angle and the 4th quarter specialist strikes! (Q4 1:50)
King leads again and it’s Butler this time who kicks to him. King goes back and it’s another goal in quick fashion for King and the Saints! (Q4 3:55)
Mason wood tumbles a quick snap forwards but it bounces out of bounds (Q4 5:22)
Maginness tries his luck to get one back for the Hawks but it’s another behind (Q4 6:21)
The ball goes into the Saints forward 50 again and it’s Membrey who lurks behind the pack to rove and snap his fourth! (Q4 8:05)
Membrey marks on the 50 but decides to pull back the kick to the square. King drops the mark and his hurried snap misses the lot (Q4 10:26)
Impey’s resulting kick is shocking and Long cuts it off, snapping another goal! (Q4 11:22)
The Hawks stream forward off an advantage and it ends with a Lewis mark 15m out. Surely he can’t miss this one? He kicks a goal! (Q4 13:51)
Moore receives a free kick on the 50, he moves quick to Impey who in turn receives a free against Steele but Impey can’t kick a goal either (Q4 17:19)
Long dances around the Hawks defenders trying to be fancy but his kick is anything but. Behind St Kilda (Q4 18:42)
The Hawks are once again unable to get the ball out of defence for long, Gresham is lurking in the pocket and snaps around for his fourth goal! (Q4 19:41)
Maginness is pinged for a bit of a slam tackle on Gresham who lines up 40m out on the boundary. He opts for the drop punt but it’s immaterial as Hawthorn are awarded a free (Q4 22:41)
Butler catches Jiath and quickly passes off to Long who lines up 35m out with a small angle but his kick was always left (Q4 23:59)
The Saints spring another surge forward with Gresham spotting King on his lonesome on top of the square. He goes back and nails goal number 3 in the last quarter (Q4 24:51)
Hill gets in on the action with an impressive goal on the half forward flank. 4 for Hill! (Q4 27:06)
Lewis takes an amazing mark 45m out on the 45, can he reward the mark with a goal? He does! (Q4 28:56)
Luke Breust kicks a consolation goal after the siren. (Q4 31:21)

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