Hawks power away in the heat

By on April 7, 2013

Sam Mitchell

Sizzling recreation … Sam Mitchell will get a kick away towards the Eagles. Provide: Getty Images

Lance Franklin and Cyril Rioli blended for Nine goals to guide Hawthorn to a convincing 50-degree victory over West Coast in Sunday’s AFL conflict at Patersons Stadium.

1.Three (9) Q1 6.1 (37)
6.6 (Forty Two) Q2 Eleven.2 (Sixty Eight)
12.6 (Seventy Eight) Q3 15.7 (Ninety Seven)
15.Eight (Ninety Eight) This Autumn 23.10 (148)

Josh J. Kennedy


Lance Franklin


Jack Darling


Luke Breust


Josh Hill


Cyril Rioli


Jamie Cripps


Furnish Birchall


Andrew Embley


David Hale


Andrew Gaff


Bradley Hill


Callum Sinclair


Jarryd Roughead


Shaun Burgoyne


Isaac Smith


Hawthorn, coming off a six-day Wreck and taking part in in 32 level heat, seemed inclined when West Coast closed the margin to 19 components on the rest trade.

But The Hawks flexed their muscle when it mattered most, slamming residence eight goals to a couple within the remaining quarter to cruise to the 23.10 (148) to fifteen.8 (Ninety Eight) victory.

Franklin booted five goals and Rioli accomplished with 4, whereas Luke Breust (Four objectives), Provide Birchall, Luke Hodge and Sam Mitchell were additionally key contributors.

Hawthorn skipper Hodge, in his first in form of the season, tallied 25 disposals in defence and performed out all the suit.

The Eagles were Smartly served with the aid of Josh Kennedy (5 goals) and midfielders Chris Masten and Matt Priddis.

However with ruckman Nic Naitanui, in advance Mark LeCras, Sharrod Wellingham and Matt Rosa however sidelined, the Eagles seem a shadow of the team that began the season as actual premiership fancies.

West Coast are actually Zero-2, However should notch their first win of the season subsequent week after they take on struggling Melbourne at the MCG on Saturday.

The Eagles had been shellshocked early as Hawthorn raced out to a 39-point lead throughout the 2nd quarter.

Giant weapons Rioli, Franklin and Jarryd Roughead have been all exclusive in entrance of intention, alternatively it used to be once West Coast’s lack of drive during the midfield that surpassed the ascendancy to the guests.

It took except midway during the 2nd quarter for West Coast to eventually hit their straps, and so they made the a variety of the momentum change to slam on 4 unanswered objectives throughout the space of 5 minutes.

Kennedy and Jack Darling had been influential throughout the onslaught as Hawthorn’s lead was whittled the entire manner right down to 14 factors, However late targets to Breust and Roughead eased the force on the visitors.

Hawthorn have been again within the box seat after kicking the opening two goals of the 1/3 quarter.

But as soon as over again West Coast fought again, closing to 19 points on the ultimate trade.

Hawthorn coughed up a 30-degree lead of their loss to Geelong on Monday, But they dug deep to confirm historical past would not repeat.

West Coast must have finished the extra effective throughout the closing time period given they’d 15 days to prepare for the in shape, then again it used to be Hawthorn who powered residence to notch their first win of the year.

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