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Blog log from R5 of 2022: Hawthorn vs Geelong

Blog log for Hawthorn vs Geelong, R5 of 2022

Reeves feeds McDonald for the first inside 50 of the game following the bounce, he passes to Lewis leading in front of De Koning 30m out on a slight angle who boots the first goal. (Q1 0:30)
After Mitchell gets the next centre clearance, Tuohy catches Moore high at a ball up at the hotspot who converts. (Q1 2:28)
Repeat inside 50s for Hawthorn, Moore gets another high contact free near the hotspot as reward for putting his head over the footy, he goals again, Hawks have the jump! (Q1 5:29)
Geelong has not had a disposal yet and Hawthorn have three goals from their 19 touches. (Q1 6:30)
Duncan passes to Parfitt 40m out near the boundary, he gives off to Smith who misses. (Q1 7:12)
Sicily turns the ball over by foot rebounding to the centre square, Bews passes to Hawkins just outside 50m on a slight angle, he goes for goal but it falls short for Reeves’ rush. (Q1 8:59)
Selwood gets a free plus 50m on Phillips then kicks inside 50 over Grainger-Barrass to Cameron in the pocket, who plays on and bounces through his first goal. (Q1 12:20)
Hawkins passes to Cameron on the boundary 40m out who plays on and shoots OOTF. (Q1 14:28)
Duncan cuts off the kick in by Scrimshaw and passes inboard to Smith 45m out on a slight angle, who misses again. (Q1 15:00)
Moore catches Smith HTB on the boundary 30m out, plays on and screws through his third goal of the quarter! (Q1 17:51)
Gunston provides a crumb from a long Mitchell ball at the hotspot for Breust who gets smashed high by Stewart to earn a free, he plays on and goals. (Q1 24:37)
Mitchell roves and misses from 20m. (Q1 26:29)
Gunston roves his own contest to a repeat inside 50 by Impey to the pocket, tries a snap off a step from 30m but it’s across the face. (Q1 27:31)
A lull as Reeves walks off cradling his shoulder. (Q1 30:28)
Shiels is pinged for encroachment to bring Blicavs from wing to HFF, who goes short to Dangerfield 45m out for no score. (Q1 31:31)
Close roves and snaps wide running full tilt to the pocket from 25m. (Q2 4:14)
Stengle roves a stoppage on the HFF but shoots OOTF from 40m near the boundary. (Q2 6:05)
Miers passes across half forward to Stengle 30m out on a slight angle. Stengle trots it rightish and kicks leftish but straight enough. (Q2 8:47)
Worpel turns the ball over by foot in midfield, Parfitt hits the lead of Hawkins in front of Koschitzke 45m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q2 11:30)
Newcombe passes short to O’Meara 35m out in the corridor after Moore and Breust work their way through heavy traffic on members wing. JOM steers that one through. (Q2 13:15)
Holmes kicks forward of a stoppage on the HFF to the hotspot where Hawkins marks in front of Frost for his first goal. (Q2 16:30)
Holmes is Johnny on the spot for a smothered snap by Cameron that falls nicely for him, he rams through another one for Geelong from 20m. (Q2 18:11)
Dangerfield to Selwood for the next centre clearance and it’s a sizzler onto the chest of Cameron in front of Grainger-Barras 50m out in the corridor. Jezza kicks OOTF, however. (Q2 19:33)
Dahlhaus catches Gunston high in a ground battle 50m out on a slight angle after Gunston had fumbled. The set shot is a peach for his first goal! (Q2 20:49)
McDonald kicks to the square, Lewis can’t rove but Breust can and he gives off to Moore to grubber home another one for Hawthorn! (Q2 21:55)
Ward it was who got the centre clearance to set up that goal. (Q2 22:16)
Dangerfield marks a Blicavs ball to the square and plays on for the goal. (Q2 26:55)
Stanley passes to the dive of Hawkins 40m out near the boundary in the last minute before HT. The Tomahawk draws the set shot left to right and through as the siren sounds. (Half Time)
Moore is pinged for contact off the ball on De Koning at half forward, the Cats whip the ball around members wing to Cameron 40m out on the boundary who screws in a nice finish. (Q3 1:21)
Stengle plays on to advantage from a stoppage in the pocket and puts Geelong in the lead with a grubbered goal from 15m. (Q3 3:45)
Hawkins dives to draw a free on Frost 45m out on a slight angle, plus 50m for gobbing off against about 50,000 Hawk fans to ensure the goal. (Q3 7:53)
Hawkins gathers a bouncing ball at the top of the square on a fast break but somehow shanks from 10m out for a behind, much to the joy of the Hawk fans. (Q3 10:46)
Gunston gets a high contact free on Henry in a marking contest 25m out on a slight angle and converts. (Q3 11:51)
Lewis marks 10m out on a tight angle and screws through the set shot for his second goal to restore Hawthorn’s lead. (Q3 13:36)
Stengle is on his own 20m out to mark, play on and goal after a rebound around outer wing. Geelong back in front. (Q3 19:21)
Cameron gets a rather soft free for a push in the back by Sicily 45m out in front, he converts. (Q3 20:37)
O’Connor hits the post on the run from 25m on the flank after a feed by Parfitt. (Q3 22:22)
Dangerfield misses a set shot from 50m on the flank. (Q3 29:06)
Not a whole lot of goalmouth action in the past ten minutes but plenty of sloppy midfield work with fumbling and missed link up. (Q3 29:18)
Lewis goes long to Gunston at the top of the square on a rebound around members wing, Mitchell is there for the crumb and goal. (Q4 5:27)
Breust hits the post with a low-percentage snap from the pocket. (Q4 6:52)
Moore roves his own contest in the pocket 25m out but bounces his snap across the face. (Q4 7:53)
Mitchell sends a speculator to a pack 30m out on the flank after O’Meara roves Blicavs at a stoppage on the wing, De Koning drops the intercept mark, Gunston roves and goals! (Q4 10:02)
Close gives to Stengle after a mad scramble in Geelong’s forward 50,, he snaps off the right from 25m in the pocket and it hits the post to level the scores. (Q4 13:27)
Sicily marks on the wing on a slow play, Hawkins is pinged for encroachment to give away 50m to bring the mark to near the hotspot. Sicily hits the outside of the left goalpost. (Q4 14:42)
Stewart kicks to the HBF from the last line, Nash spoils down to Phillips, he tries a checkside but it falls in the other pocket for Breust to mark and goal! (Q4 19:40)
Two kicks in it now with 5:34 to go. Geelong losing soldiers but have the maturity to pull this one out. (Q4 20:27)
Smith passes to Cameron to take a strong contested grab on the lead 45m out on the flank despite a challenge by Sicily. Jezza tugs it right and short, rushed by Frost, 4:37 to go. (Q4 21:52)
O’Meara halves a contest with Stewart 40m out, roves and pokes a snap wide. 3:00 to go, two scores in it. (Q4 24:26)
Parfitt roves a Scrimshaw handball and snaps over his shoulder from a pack 35m out, it falls into the base of the goalpost. (Q4 25:09)
Clock falls under 2:00 as the Hawks play short possession footy down members wing. (Q4 25:23)
Frost roves at CHB and goes to a pack in the centre, Breust roves and has Lewis over the back on his own to mark and waltz into goal for the probable sealer! 1:16 to go! (Q4 26:42)
Ward beats Selwood for the centre clearance, Tuohy starts the rebound at half back but it’s a slow play around outer wing… (Q4 27:44)
Smith and Impey have a fracas off the ball and a free is paid to Impey, that will ice the game. (Q4 28:12)

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