Blog log from P2 of 2022: Hawthorn vs Richmond

Martin hits the lead of Balta who misses from 45m on a slight angle kicking with a fluky breeze. (Q1 4:47)
Baker reefs a handball out from the hotspot to Ross who snaps across the body from 35m, but Sicily plays goalkeeper to touch it through. (Q1 6:08)
Gunston roves at pace at 45m on the flank, thinks about a pass but goes himself, the wind blows it across the face. (Q1 7:24)
Prestia passes from a stoppage on the wing to Riewoldt leading in front of Sicily up the corridor to true CHF, his set shot is a peach for the first goal. (Q1 8:58)
Cotchin passes to Riewoldt to dive in front of Scrimshaw and mark in the pocket 20m out, but this set shot is a shank for no score. (Q1 13:59)
From the resultant ball in, Baker roves and grubbers through a goal that was too easy in the end. (Q1 14:35)
Morrison had Baker at that stoppage, he’s playing half back today and that will be a bit of film that the Hawthorn coaches will go over during the week. (Q1 15:19)
Worpel handballs to green grass on the HFF and there are Tigers everywhere on the counter around outer wing, Bolton goes to the square for Balta but Baker volleys the crumb home! (Q1 16:59)
Nash burns the ball by foot on the wing, Martin goes to the square, Soldo brings the ball to ground, Riewoldt snaps high and wide. (Q1 18:09)
Martin roves a Soldo contest at the hotspot but snaps wide under pressure. (Q1 18:51)
Balta marks on the lead 50m out on the flank and roosts a lovely set shot for his first goal. It’s going to be a long, long season for Hawthorn. (Q1 20:39)
Richmond bosses the next centre bounce ending with a chain of handballs to set Castagna into the open goal. (Q1 21:49)
Newcombe gets a free plus 50m for timewasting at a stoppage on the wing on Prestia. He hits the square… McEvoy free for a hold by Gibcus, first goal for the Hawks. (Q1 24:05)
Balta snaps his second goal on the lope from 40m on the flank, he can do no wrong! (Q1 26:01)
Lynch marks 40m out on the flank but kicks it OOTF. (Q1 28:22)
Edwards marks a Baker pass near the hotspot after Hawthorn can’t clear its lines from the kick in, he goals. It’s one-way traffic. (Q1 29:04)
Lewis flies in front of Grimes to take an impressive contested grab 20m out on a slight angle. QT siren sounds, Lewis converts. (Q1 31:17)
Breust does a one-two with Gunston for a snap across the body from the boundary 35m out that goes narrow. (Q2 2:19)
Ward misses a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 3:18)
Tom Lynch juggles a mark in front of Sicily on the boundary 30m out but misses. (Q2 5:55)
McIntosh passes short to Castagna 40m out near the boundary. Tough set shot into the breeze from there… no score. (Q2 9:22)
Bolton passes to Riewoldt at an even worse spot than Castagna, local knowledge needed here from the Tasmanian… Riewoldt threads it! (Q2 12:58)
Gibcus flies in defence to intercept a long Sicily inside 50 kick but drops it and the crumb falls for Gunston to volley the goal from 15m. (Q2 19:20)
Moore roves and misses from a pack 20m out. (Q2 22:21)
Edwards roves in the pocket and rolls through a goal playing on to advantage. (Q2 24:21)
Riewoldt marks on the boundary 40m out and doesn’t score. From the resultant broken play, Reeves is pinged for a block on Soldo in the square for an easy goal. (Q2 26:48)
Breust snaps a long goal after the next centre bounce after receiving from Ward and baulking clear at 45m. (Q2 28:28)
Tom Lynch wears a heavy McEvoy challenge to mark a Ross pass to 25m in the pocket for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:40)
Balta marks untouched 35m out on the flank, he tries a screwing set shot and makes it work with the breeze. (Q3 8:15)
Wingard passes inboard from the HFF to Ward 45m out on a slight angle. Ward has had a fabulous game today, and his set shot is off hands for a behind. (Q3 13:15)
Ralphsmith passes to Riewoldt near the boundary 40m out, who threads another difficult set shot in his home state. (Q3 14:45)
Koschitzke marks and misses from long range. (Q3 17:02)
Pressure from Gunston as the Tigers stuff around at half back gives Wingard a chance ot mop up and snap a goal from the pocket. (Q3 17:48)
Tom Lynch roves a wayward Morrison rebound kick on the HFF and goes to Riewoldt in the pocket 35m out, who misses. (Q3 23:21)
Castagna roves in the pocket and hits the post. (Q3 26:15)
Lynch is caught high by Soldo in ruck 20m out but sprays it. (Q3 28:26)
Long misses a long snap to kick off Q4 junk time. (Q4 1:56)
Ward runs free up the flank with a couple of bounces but misses from 25m, disappointingly. (Q4 2:51)
A poor rebound kick by Morrison leads to a Richmond counter with ends with Castagna marking in the pocket, but he doesn’t score. (Q4 5:17)
Frost gets back on the line to touch through a snap from the HFF by McIntosh. (Q4 6:30)
Ward feeds Worpel who misses a flying snap from near CHF under pressure. (Q4 7:26)
Bolton gives to Soldo who lopes to 20m in the pocket and misses a relatively easy snap. (Q4 8:06)
Ward gives to Long for another long miss. (Q4 15:47)
Lewis marks a long ball by Newcombe in front of Tarrant at the hotspot, he kicks truly. (Q4 17:52)
Tom Lynch gets a blocking free on McEvoy and converts from 20m. (Q4 20:47)
Phillips bounces through a consolation goal from half forward. (Q4 24:28)
McDonald has had a bit of a dirty day by foot but he delivers a nice finish from 25m on the flank. (Q4 25:56)
Koschitzke draws an arm chop free on Tarrant 45m out on the flank in the final minute, he goals. (Q4 28:49)

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