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Adelaide 16.14 (110) Port Adelaide 14.7 (91) - FULL TIME
Adelaide win the Showdown by kicking four goals to one in the last quarter to overturn Port's three-point lead at the last change. It was a see-sawing game but the Crows had more in the legs for one last surge. They dominated possession and territory in the final term.
Adelaide 16.14 (110) Port Adelaide 14.7 (91) - Q4 27:50
Port go end-to-end from the kick-in but Wingard kicks a 40m point on the run
Adelaide 16.14 (110) Port Adelaide 14.6 (90) - Q4 27:24
Johncock kicks a 50m point from a set shot but managed to wind a lot of time off the clock in doing so...enough to seal victory for Adelaide with just 2 minutes left and a 20-point margin.
Adelaide 16.13 (109) Port Adelaide 14.6 (90) - Q4 25:36
Adelaide's turn to go end-to-end from a kick-in. The passage of play ends in a long point to make the margin 19 again with just 3:25 left on the count-down clock.
Adelaide 16.12 (108) Port Adelaide 14.6 (90) - Q4 25:06
Port go end-to-end from the kick-in but Danyle Pearce's flying 50m shot on the run is always sliding wide and goes through for a point.
Adelaide 16.12 (108) Port Adelaide 14.5 (89) - Q4 23:51
Port have to rush a behind off hands from a marking contest about 5m out...a handy point as it makes the margin 19
Adelaide 16.11 (107) Port Adelaide 14.5 (89) - Q4 22:19
GOAL! Port Adelaide - A glimmer of hope for Port...Ebert and Butcher were in a two-on-two about 10m out, Ebert went up with the two Crow defenders and the ball spilled over the back, allowing Butcher to soccer through a goal from point-blank range. Five minutes to go on the count-down clock.
Adelaide 16.11 (107) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 20:31
Down to six minutes on the count-down clock. With the Crows ahead by four goals it would take a miracle for Port Adelaide to get something out of this match now.
Adelaide 16.11 (107) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 16:38
GOAL! Adelaide - Big call...Chaplin followed Walker outside 50m as the Adelaide forward marked on the lead, and the umpire pinged him for going over the mark! Walker is taken to 15m out directly in front and kicks his sixth goal of the game! What a way to concede...the umpire was very quick to ping Chaplin for encroaching.
Adelaide 15.11 (101) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 13:53
GOAL! Adelaide - Port Adelaide couldn't get the ball past half back and it came back inside 50m with interst to Taylor Walker. He outbodied Chaplin 20m from goal and converted the set shot. It's looking like Adelaide's showdown now with 10 minutes remaining on the count-down clock.
Adelaide 14.11 (95) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 13:09
Sloane read the ball best off hands from a boundary throw-in and fed the ball to Tippett 50m out...Tippett snapped high and put through a point. Port Adelaide have not ventured inside their attacking 50m for some time.
Adelaide 14.10 (94) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 10:35
GOAL! Adelaide - Players were scrapping for the ball on the ground at the top of the 50m...Johncock came in to take the ball away and was legged as he tried to run on. The umpire saw it and paid a free...Johncock backed himself with a 55m set shot and put it through! Big goal as the Crows open a two-score margin with 12 minutes left on the count-down clock.
Adelaide 13.10 (88) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 8:56
GOAL! Adelaide - Crows kept the ball in their attacking half from the Port kick-in...Dangerfield about 60m out spotted up Callinan in a central position about 45m from goal...Callinan marked, turned and ran to 40m to kick a goal and put Adelaide back in front.
Adelaide 12.10 (82) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 8:37
Scott Thompson marks at the top of the 50m arc but his set shot his hooked and goes through for a point
Adelaide 12.9 (81) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 4:07
Adelaide go end-to-end from the kick in...Ball goes to a two-on-two about 30m out from goal and Tippett reads the spill best...but his kick along the ground slides wide of the right-hand post.
Adelaide 12.8 (80) Port Adelaide 13.5 (83) - Q4 3:08
Boak marked 45m from goal on a slight angle and backed himself to go the journey with the set shot...it fell on the line and was off hands for a rushed behind.
Adelaide 12.7 (79) Port Adelaide 13.4 (82) - THREE QUARTER TIME
Port rocked the Crows in the dying stages of the quarter with Westhoff and Butcher kicking goals to seize the lead. Six Port goals to Adelaide's two in that quarter has turned the game on its head.
Adelaide 12.7 (79) Port Adelaide 13.4 (82) - Q3 28:39
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Butcher marks 30m from goal and kicks truly to put the Power in front! Rodan got the quick centre break to put the Adelaide backline under pressure.
Adelaide 12.7 (79) Port Adelaide 12.4 (76) - Q3 27:49
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Westhoff kicks his fourth goal running to the top of the goalsquare after a long kick into the forward 50m bounced loose.
Adelaide 12.7 (79) Port Adelaide 11.4 (70) - Q3 24:25
GOAL! Adelaide - Steadying goal for the Crows from Scott Thompson after Jacobs flew for a mark inside forward 50m, bought the ball to ground and Thompson roved it to run in and put the ball through from 5m out.
Adelaide 11.7 (73) Port Adelaide 11.4 (70) - Q3 22:09
GOAL! Port Adelaide! Westhoff with a snap from the forward pocket 15m out just as it looked like the Power had overcooked a great chance. Ebert kicked across the 50m arc to Cornes, whose kick to the top of the square was off hands and fell into the pocket for Westhoff to rove.
Adelaide 11.7 (73) Port Adelaide 10.4 (64) - Q3 19:18
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Westhoff marked 45m out on the boundary and set his kick to the hot-spot about 15m out. Wingard tried to claim the mark off the back but it wasn't paid...ball was knocked out of his hands straight to Broadbent who snapped high but true! Port Adelaide back within nine points.
Adelaide 11.7 (73) Port Adelaide 9.4 (58) - Q3 15:39
GOAL! Port Adelaide - The kick-in for Port was the perfect chance to open up the field and go end-to-end...Brad Ebert got on the end of the passage of play and his kick into a vacant 50m arc bounced through!
Adelaide 11.7 (73) Port Adelaide 8.4 (52) - Q3 14:54
Sam Jacobs marks on the lead 40m out from goal...but his set shot from a slight angle is away to the near side. Adelaide controlling the territory in the lead-up to that point.
Adelaide 11.6 (72) Port Adelaide 8.4 (52) - Q3 8:53
Wingard crumbs a ball off the pack and snaps from 20m on an angle...his shot goes too far across the face and rolls into the post.
Adelaide 11.6 (72) Port Adelaide 8.3 (51) - Q3 3:47
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Fast break from a stoppage on Port's half-back line...ends inside forward 50m with Westhoff hitting up the ball 30m out, handing off to John Butcher who runs to 15m and kicks a goal.
Adelaide 11.5 (71) Port Adelaide 7.3 (45) - Q3 1:11
GOAL! Adelaide - Seven point play from the Crows...Tippett kicked a set-shot point from 45m, Hartlett slipped inside defensive 50m after receiving a handball. He had to cough it up and Petrenko was able to run into an open goal.
Adelaide 10.4 (64) Port Adelaide 7.3 (45) - FIRST BOUNCE
Third quarter underway in the Showdown in the last game of round five.
Richmond 14.13 (97) West Coast 16.11 (107) - FULL TIME
It can't be understated how good Beau Waters' mark was in the dying seconds as the Eagles tried to get out of defensive 50m. Context may not be a consideration in mark of the year but that was huge. Will certainly be mark of the week.
Adelaide 10.4 (64) Port Adelaide 7.3 (45) - HALF TIME
Taylor Walker's four goals are the difference in this match after after the Crows opened some breathing space with a six-goal second term.
Richmond 14.13 (97) West Coast 16.11 (107) - FULL TIME
Centre bounce...ball spills to the wing and the Eagles win! Tigers heartbreak after missing set shots to both level the game and take the lead in the dying minutes.
Richmond 14.13 (97) West Coast 16.11 (107) Q4 29:13
GOAL! West Coast - White went inside forward 50m...Riewoldt flew in the pocket but couldn't hold it! West Coast clear and a huge speccy from Waters to take time off the clock...30 seconds to go...Lynch marks on the half forward flank...hoofs it inside forward 50m...a scrap, a chain of handballs, a snap from Darling! He goals with six seconds left! Eagles win!
Richmond 14.13 (97) West Coast 15.11 (101) Q4 26:51
West Coast couldn't move the ball from the kick-in...ball went back to the top of the 50m and Deledio marked. His set shot was just wide of the post for a point.
Richmond 14.12 (96) West Coast 15.11 (101) Q4 25:30
Horrible miss from Riewoldt...he marked Houli's pass 25m out on a slight angle...and put the shot across the face. Still 3:26 left on the count-down clock so it could be a handy point.
Richmond 14.11 (95) West Coast 15.11 (101) Q4 23:36
Still five minutes to go on the count-down clock with the Eagles holding a one-goal lead
Adelaide 10.4 (64) Port Adelaide 7.2 (44) - Q2 20:45
GOAL! Adelaide - Crows running hot again after Wright kicks another goal
Richmond 14.11 (95) West Coast 15.11 (101) Q4 20:30
GOAL! West Coast - Priddis hands off to Scott Selwood who snaps a 30m goal
Adelaide 9.4 (58) Port Adelaide 7.2 (44) - Q2 19:45
GOAL! Adelaide - Johncock kicks a running 50m goal after a Sloane tackle spilt the ball
Richmond 14.11 (95) West Coast 14.11 (95) - Q4 18:41
Scores level after Cotchin won the ball in the middle, sent it long to Martin who couldn't mark but did take the ball, turn is opponent and send a bouncing kick towards goal which was rushed through for a point.
Adelaide 8.4 (52) Port Adelaide 7.2 (44) - Q2 18:24
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Ebert kicks a running goal for Port Adelaide
Richmond 14.10 (94) West Coast 14.11 (95) - Q4 17:42
GOAL! Richmond - Miller kicks a set shot goal to get the Tigers back within a point
Adelaide 8.4 (52) Port Adelaide 6.2 (38) - Q2 16:30
GOAL! - Port Adelaide Jay Schulz kicks a 50m set shot for the Power
Richmond 13.10 (88) West Coast 14.11 (95) - Q4 15:16
GOAL! West Coast - Priddis showed great vision in traffic about 30m out from goal to feed a hand-ball to Masten who ran in and converted to extend West Coast's lead.
Richmond 13.10 (88) West Coast 13.11 (89) - Q4 12:15
GOAL! West Coast - Josh Hill was isolated one-on-one in the forward line with Rance...he flew for a mark and couldn't take it but he was then dragged to ground trying to get to the crumb. He converted a 15m set shot to put the Eagles back in front.
Adelaide 8.3 (51) Port Adelaide 5.2 (32) - Q2 11:06
GOAL! Adelaide - Petrenko kicks a goal for Adelaide after a 50m penalty
Adelaide 7.3 (45) Port Adelaide 5.2 (32) - Q2 8:54
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Justin Westhoff goals to peg the deficit back to 13 points
Richmond 13.10 (88) West Coast 12.11 (83) - Q4 8:15
Martin with a snap from 25m, it goes high...and is called touched off the boot and a point. Now a controversial decision going the other way? Martin was making the TV signal to call for a review but it was not forthcoming.
Adelaide 7.3 (45) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q2 7:43
Butcher with a chance to halt Adelaide's momentum...puts the set shot into the behind post
Richmond 13.9 (87) West Coast 12.11 (83) - Q4 6:49
GOAL! Richmond - Controversial free kick...Jack Riewoldt goals from 35m after he was deemed to have been decked in a sling tackle. Richmond hit the front.
Adelaide 7.3 (45) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q2 2:42
GOAL! Adelaide - Guess who! Taylor Walker kicks his third goal of the second quarter! Unstoppable at present and Port Adelaide are losing touch with the Crows as a result.
Adelaide 6.3 (39) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q2 1:22
GOAL! Adelaide - Taylor Walker kicks a running goal from 50m to stamp his mark on the game with two goals in 90 seconds at the start of the second quarter.
Richmond 12.9 (81) West Coast 12.11 (83) - Q4 0:27
Dea and Darling collide in a marking contest...Dea is bleeding out of his nose while Darling after landing on his back is able to get up continue playing
Adelaide 5.3 (33) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q2 0:20
GOAL! Adelaide - Taylor Walker marks from the centre break and plays on to kick a goal after just 20 seconds of the quarter.
Richmond 12.9 (81) West Coast 12.11 (83) - THREE QUARTER TIME
A stirring quarter from the Tigers kicking three goals to one and closing to within two points. Darling tried a torpedo from a mile out after the siren but it fell 20m short.
Adelaide 4.3 (27) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - QUARTER TIME
Port will feel like they let an opportunity slip after arguably having the better of the first quarter but going in a point down.
Richmond 12.9 (81) West Coast 12.11 (83) - Q3 26:13
Richmond broke through the centre and Martin took a bounce...his running shot from 50m went the wrong side of the post and bounced through for a point. Less than a minute to go on the count-down clock.
Richmond 12.8 (80) West Coast 12.11 (83) - Q3 25:47
Gaff snaps a point from 30m out
Richmond 12.8 (80) West Coast 12.10 (82) - Q3 24:21
Josh Hill kicks a 50m set shot from the boundary right to the goal line...off hands and through for a point
Adelaide 4.3 (27) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q1 26:30
GOAL! Adelaide - Crows in front for the first time via a McKernan set shot
Adelaide 3.3 (21) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q1 25:39
Kurt Tippett kicks a 50m set shot point
Richmond 12.8 (80) West Coast 12.8 (80) - Q3 20:59
GOAL! Richmond - Vickery marks on the lead 40m out and puts through the set shot to level the game once again.
Adelaide 3.2 (20) Port Adelaide 4.2 (26) - Q1 21:45
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Quick clearance for Port Adelaide ends with the goalsquare and John Butcher putting through the instant reply
Adelaide 3.2 (20) Port Adelaide 3.2 (20) - Q1 21:00
GOAL! Adelaide - Taylor Walker levels the game from a set shot
Richmond 11.8 (74) West Coast 12.7 (79) - Q3 17:59
Dustin Martin misses a 20m set shot on a slight angle...bad miss. It was brilliant from Deledio in midfield as he weaved through traffic and even took a bounce before sending a 50m pass to Martin.
Richmond 11.7 (73) West Coast 12.7 (79) - Q3 16:05
Brandon Ellis' goal was his last act in this game as Richmond have subbed him out for Matt White. Both teams have now used their sub with Adam Selwood replacing Mitch Brown in the first term.
Richmond 11.7 (73) West Coast 12.7 (79) - Q3 15:08
Lynch takes an overhead mark 20m out after a high ball from Scott Selwood. He slots the 25m set shot to put the Eagles back in front.
Adelaide 2.2 (14) Port Adelaide 3.1 (19) - Q1 16:48
Petrenko kicks a goal from a tight angle in the forward
Richmond 11.7 (73) West Coast 11.7 (73) - Q4 13:06
Point for Richmond levels the game. It's been a dramatic swing in the momentum again with the Tigers kicking the last four goals unanswered.
Adelaide 1.2 (8) Port Adelaide 3.1 (19) - Q1 13:40
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Broadbent kicks a running goal to extend the Power's lead
Richmond 11.6 (72) West Coast 11.7 (73) - Q3 10:50
GOAL! Richmond - Brandon Ellis kicks his first goal in league footy after marking a short pass from Grigg and kicking a 45m set shot goal. He is a beautiful left-foot kick.
Adelaide 1.2 (8) Port Adelaide 2.1 (13) - Q1 12:57
Van Berlo puts through a behind for the Crows
Adelaide 1.1 (7) Port Adelaide 2.1 (13) - Q1 11:24
GOAL! Adelaide - Crows kick their first goal also through a Jacobs, Sam Jacobs from 50m on this occasion
Richmond 10.6 (66) West Coast 11.7 (73) - Q3 7:13
GOAL! Richmond - A real scrap about 10m out from goal with Vickery twice trying to snap the ball but not able to get it out of the pack...Daniel Jackson picks it up, rides a tackle and puts it through from the goalsquare! Tiges are back!
Adelaide 0.1 (1) Port Adelaide 2.1 (13) - Q1 9:09
Crows finally on the board after a long kick inside 50m is off the pack and through for a rushed behind
Richmond 9.6 (60) West Coast 11.7 (73) - Q3 5:14
Cotchin misses a 35m set shot on a 45 degree angle. He ignored a short Riewoldt lead to back himself with the kick but couldn't put it through.
Adelaide 0.0 (0) Port Adelaide 2.1 (13) - Q1 6:00
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Rodan sent a long ball to a two-on-one in favour of the Power and Westhoff was able to mark as a result. He converts the set shot.
Richmond 9.5 (59) West Coast 11.7 (73) - Q3 2:37
Brad Miller misses a 40m set shot
Adelaide 0.0 (0) Port Adelaide 1.1 (7) - Q1 5:04
All Port early with the Crows unable to even get forward of centre...Jay Schulz misses a long range set shot
Richmond 9.4 (58) West Coast 11.7 (73) - Q3 1:28
Kennedy able to mark at the start of the third quarter but his set shot is across the face.
Adelaide 0.0 (0) Port Adelaide 1.0 (6) - Q1 2:05
GOAL! Port Adelaide - Ben Jacobs opens the scoring with a 35m set shot goal
Richmond 9.4 (58) West Coast 11.6 (72) - Q3 FIRST BOUNCE
Josh Kennedy will start the second half on the ground after receiving treatment on an ankle injury during half time
Adelaide v Port Adelaide - FIRST BOUNCE
Showdown 32 underway in South Australia
Richmond 9.4 (58) West Coast 11.6 (72) - HALF TIME
Naitanui roved from a ruck contest and set a kick inside 50m...the siren sounded with the ball in the air but a dive on the line rushed a behind. The score will count. Half time.
Richmond 9.4 (58) West Coast 11.5 (71) - Q2 28:53
GOAL! Richmond - Tuck went long out of the centre square and Miller read it best 25m out from goal! He puts it through and the Tigers are pegging back the margin with 30 seconds left until half-time on the count-down clock.
Richmond 8.4 (52) West Coast 11.5 (71) - Q2 27:23
GOAL! Richmond - Riewoldt flies in the forward pocket to take a speccy over Beau Waters! He goes back and kicks the 30m set shot to get Richmond back to 19 points down.
Richmond 7.4 (46) West Coast 11.5 (71) - Q2 26:15
Riewoldt kicks a point from close range after rushing his attempt on goal. A missed opportunity to stop West Coast's momentum.
Richmond 7.3 (45) West Coast 11.5 (71) - Q2 25:47
Deledio has had his right knee strapped but looks fit to continue playing after the friendly fire from Tuck.
Richmond 7.3 (45) West Coast 11.5 (71) - Q2 24:15
GOAL! West Coast - Hill marks and goals after Gaff put up his own shot for goal and had it fall luckily in a teammates hands.
Richmond 7.3 (45) West Coast 10.5 (65) - Q2 19:35
A couple of points for the Eagles...one a rushed behind from a marking contest and the other Cox hitting the post from a 45m set shot.
Richmond 7.3 (45) West Coast 10.3 (63) - Q2 17:53
GOAL! West Coast - Another clearance for West Coast...Hurn kicked the ball to Darling on the lead, he handed off to Masten and snapped a 30m goal! There was friendly fire in the build-up as Tuck slid into Deledio and got him in the legs. He is helped off by the trainers.
Richmond 7.3 (45) West Coast 9.3 (57) - Q2 16:45
GOAL! West Coast - Cox marks in the goalsquare after a 50m kick from Priddis. He converts the 10m set shot.
Richmond 7.3 (45) West Coast 8.3 (51) - Q2 14:49
GOAL! West Coast - West Coast win the centre break and the ball bounces over the leading Cox...Darling was first to the ground ball, lost his man and snapped a goal from 15m out.
Richmond 7.4 (45) West Coast 7.3 (45) - Q2 13:46
GOAL! Richmond - Miller went up in a one-on-two contest and was taken high by Waters' attempted spoil...he puts through the set shot 30m out on a 45 degree angle. Kenneyd is having his ankle assessed on the bench.
Richmond 6.3 (39) West Coast 7.4 (46) - Q2 11:09
Kennedy flew for a pack mark leading up but couldn't hold it...Lynch roved the spill and put it across the face with a snapped behind. Kennedy is sore getting up from the marking contest while Jack Riewoldt is also struggling and has gone to the bench.
Richmond 6.3 (39) West Coast 7.3 (45) - Q2 9:14
GOAL! Richmond - Maric took a lead-up mark just outside the 50m, handed off to a front-and-square Cotchin who unleashed a running shot on goal and put it through! Tigers hitting back.
Richmond 5.3 (33) West Coast 7.3 (45) - Q2 7:52
Vickery took a good overhead mark one-on-one about 35m out but pushed his set shot across the face for a point
Richmond 5.2 (32) West Coast 7.3 (45) - Q2 5:33
GOAL! Richmond - Instant reply for the Tigers with a quick centre clearance ending with Tyrone Vickery in the goalsquare.
Richmond 4.2 (26) West Coast 7.3 (45) - Q2 4:16
GOAL! West Cosat - Scott Selwood sends the ball inside forward 50m where Quentin Lynch marks and goals.
Richmond 4.2 (26) West Coast 6.3 (39) - Q2 1:54
GOAL! West Coast - Clever snap from Ashton Hams is his second goal of the day as West Coast strikes first in the second term
Richmond 4.2 (26) West Coast 5.3 (33) - QUARTER TIME
High scoring first term but West Coast have had to pull the trigger on the sub early with Adam Selwood coming on for Mitch Brown who suffered an eye injury.
Hawthorn 10.9 (69) Sydney 16.10 (106) - FULL TIME
All over at Launceston. Sydney booted 11 goals to two in the second half to leave Hawthorn standing still. Three goals for Adam Goodes, three goals and 28 possessions for Josh Kennedy.
Hawthorn 10.9 (69) Sydney 16.10 (106) - Q4 30:10
GOAL! Sydney - Jude Bolton marks 30m out from goal and puts through the set shot from 40m. It's been a dominant half from Sydney with 11 goals to 2 since the long break.
Hawthorn 109.9 (69) Sydney 15.10 (100) - Q4 29:26
Goodes marked on the lead out of the centre but pushed his set shot across the face.
Richmond 4.2 (26) West Coast 5.3 (33) - Q1 27:55
GOAL! West Coast - Second goal of the game for Darling puts the Eagles ahead by seven
Hawthorn 10.9 (69) Sydney 15.9 (99) - Q4 27:36
GOAL! Sydney - Stoppage 50m out from Sydney goal tapped into space...Bird roves it and snaps a goal from 45m out! Needed a friendly bounce on the line but he got it!
Hawthorn 10.9 (69) Sydney 14.9 (93) - Q4 25:33
Hawthorn got the centre clearance but Roughead couldn't mark and his roving snap was only a behind. With only 3:10 to go on the count-down clock the Hawks are out of chances.
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 14.9 (93) - Q4 24:44
GOAL! Sydney - Goodes took a big mark over two Hawk defenders and kicks the goal from 25m out! A perfect way to seal his club record breaking game.
Richmond 4.2 (26) West Coast 4.2 (26) - Q1 20:52
GOAL! West Coast - Josh Kennedy kicks his first of the day to level the game
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 13.9 (87) - Q4 20:18
GOAL! Sydney - Hawks kick in from the point to a contest...off hands, Dan Hanneberry roves the ball and kicks a 40m goal! Sydney look home with 6:29 left on the count-down clock!
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 12.9 (81) - Q4 19:54
Sydney have the ball trapped in their attacking half...Nick Smith puts through a point on the run from 40m to make it a three-score lead.
Richmond 4.2 (26) Richmond 3.2 (20) - Q1 17:17
Brad Miller hands off to Dustin Martin who puts through his second goal of the game! Tigers back in front.
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 12.8 (80) - Q4 16:19
GOAL! Sydney - Who else but Josh Kennedy! Roughead fell on the ball after a ruck contest and was pinged holding the ball! Kennedy put through the set shot from 30m out directly in front.
Richmond 3.1 (19) West Coast 3.2 (20) - Q1 14:32
GOAL! Richmond - Daniel Jackson marks and goals to bring Richmond within a point
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 11.8 (74) - Q4 13:59
Mark Seaby hauls in a big mark against Stratton! But puts his set shot from 30m wide to the near side. Now one straight kick the difference but that was a bad miss from Seaby.
Richmond 2.0 (12) West Coast 3.1 (19) - Q1 11:46
GOAL! West Coast - West Coast on a roll now as a Tiger turn-over leads to a Jack Darling goal
Richmond 2.0 (12) West Coast 2.1 (13) - Q1 10:22
GOAL! West Coast - Ashton Hams goals to give West Coast the lead for the first time in the match
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 11.7 (73) - Q4 10:25
GOAL! Sydney - Sydney go end and Jetta lets fly from 50m with nobody home...ball bounced in the goalsquare, held up...and then fell through! Great Sydney goal to re-take the lead.
Hawthorn 10.8 (68) Sydney 10.7 (67) - Q4 9:59
Franklin marked on the lead 40m out...but his set shot wide to the near side
Richmond 2.0 (12) West Coast 1.1 (7)
GOAL! West Coast - Josh Hill kicks West Coast's first goal but Mitch Brown is heading down to the rooms for further assessment on an eye injury
Hawthorn 10.7 (67) Sydney 10.7 (67) - Q4 6:21
GOAL! Hawthorn - Jordan Lewis won a free kick for a high tackle 10m out from goal and puts the ball through on a slight angle. Burgoyne had tried to play him through with a hand-ball but the ball bounced and left Lewis to battle Lewis Johnston for the ball...and he tackled him high.
Hawthorn 9.7 (61) Sydney 10.7 (67) - Q4 4:54
Franklin asked for a free kick in a marking contest but no whistle...roved the loose ball next to the goal post and was tackled off the ball as he tried to snap through traffic...ball into the post for a point.
Richmond 2.0 (12) West Coast 0.0 (0) - Q1 3:20
GOAL! Richmond - Dustin Martin runs in to kick Richmond's second goal of the game and Mitch Brown is left injured from the build-up...head knock.
Hawthorn 9.6 (60) Sydney 10.7 (67) - Q4 3:19
GOAL! Hawthorn - Cyril Rioli roves the spill from a pack of four and kicks a left-footed snap around the corner from 30m! Hawthorn on the board for the first time in a long time and back within seven pints.
Richmond 1.0 (6) West Coast 0.0 (0) - Q1 0:54
GOAL! Richmond - Maric kicks Richmond's first goal of the game from a stoppage inside forward 50m
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 10.7 (67) - Q4 0:21
GOAL! Sydney - Swans get the quick clearance...Goodes marks on the lead and passes to Jack who kicks a goal around the corner on his left!
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.7 (61) - FIRST BOUNCE
Final quarter underway with Sydney up by seven and the Hawks scoreless since the second term.
Richmond v West Coast - FIRST BOUNCE
Action underway at Etihad Stadium with Matt White and Adam Selwood the starting subs.
Richmond v West Coast - PRE MATCH
First quarter getting started soon at Etihad Stadium. Richmond has won all three of its meetings with West Coast at the venue.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.7 (61) - THREE QUARTER TIME
Swans kicked four unanswered goals in that quarter to take the lead and leave Hawthorn looking out of ideas. A big final quarter coming up...if the Swans win, will they be installed as the new Premiership favourites?
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.7 (61) - Q3 28:38
Sydney break off half back and set Lewis Jetta free on the half-forward line...he runs to 45m out but Roughead was chasing him down so he had to shoot on goal...and put it across the face for a point only.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.6 (60) - Q3 26:43
Roberts-Thomson and McGlynn both down to the rooms with a cheek and ankle injury respectively. McGlynn should be right to start the last quarter but Roberts-Thomson is icing his face. Sydney used the sub at half time, taking Malceski off for Smith.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.6 (60) - Q3 25:36
Repeat stoppages now at Hawthorn's end...hasn't been a score for more than 10 minutes. Down to two minutes on the count-down clock.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.6 (60) - Q3 21:11
Hawthorn have stopped the scoring but Sydney still controlling possession. Five minutes left in the quarter on the count-down clock.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.6 (60) - Q3 18:37
Hannebery earns a free kick 45m from goal on a tough angle...takes the set shot and puts it out of bounds on the full to the near post.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.6 (60) - Q3 17:27
Reid marked 40m out on the lead after a spear from Kennedy...The set shot doesn't make the distance and was off the side of the boot. Marked by McCauley in the backline.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 9.6 (60) - Q3 14:57
GOAL! Sydney - Bird marks on Puopolo 30m out from goal and converts the set shot. A good overhead mark. The Hawks have not scored in this quarter while the Swans have kicked four goals.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 8.6 (54) - Q3 13:39
McVeigh kicks a behind from 45m after a chain of hand-balls to level the scores. Hawthorn have subbed out Gibson who is struggling with an ankle injury for Paul Puopolo
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 8.5 (53) - Q3 11:55
Jetta got the ball inside forward 50m and tried to snap from 30m out on the wrong side for a right footer...it fell short in the opposite forward pocket and was marked by Goodes! He played on quickly and blazed the ball back across the face again and out on the full.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 8.5 (53) - Q3 10:33
GOAL! Sydney - Kennedy marks in the goalsquare and puts through his second of the day. A quick snap around the corner from Jetta was the kick to Kennedy.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 7.5 (47) - Q3 8:57
Roughead marks next to the behind post but his attempt to kick a banana is sprayed across the face of goal and out on the full
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 7.5 (47) - Q3 8:00
Hawthorn yet to score in this quarter. Sub up their sleeve is Puopolo but he's far from a suitable swap for the struggling Gibson.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 7.5 (47) - Q3 5:11
GOAL! Sydney - Goodes marks from McGlynn's kick after leading Gibson to the ball...and converts from 35m out on a 45 degree angle. It's all Sydney at the start of the third quarter.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 6.5 (41) - Q3 2:43
Everitt found space to run and bounce on the wing and sends a long ball to Reid who marks overhead...but he misses the 30m set shot.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 6.4 (40) - Q3 1:40
GOAL! Sydney - Goodes kicks a set-shot goal after a pass from Bird.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.4 (34) - FIRST BOUNCE
Josh Gibson starts on the field in the second half but Sydney has surprised with Malceski subbed out of the game for Nick Smith
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.4 (34) - HALF TIME
A better quarter for Sydney but Roughead's presence in the Hawthorn forward line continues to trouble the Swans with five first-half goals. O'Keefe (16 possessions) and Hannebery (15) have been good for the Swans while Kennedy (13) came into the game in that quarter with a goal. Suckling (19) Burgoyne (15) and Guerra (14) lead the possession count for Hawthorn.
Gibson will be assessed at half time after rolling an ankle and then coming back only to be clattered by Luke Hodge. O'Keefe overcame a head knock, also caused by Hodge in a marking contest.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.4 (34) - Q2 27:44
Gibson off again limping after Hodge crashed a marking contest but only succeeded in taking out his own man.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.4 (34) - Q2 25:10
Jetta kicked a high ball to the goalsquare looking for a Goodes mark but the ball is spoiled through for a rushed behind
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.3 (33) - Q2 24:15
Everitt tumbles a kick through traffic and it bounces 30m through for a behind.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.2 (32) - Q2 22:25
Gibson is back on for Hawthorn after rolling his right ankle.
Hawthorn 8.6 (54) Sydney 5.2 (32) - Q2 18:45
GOAL! Hawthorn - Roughead out-marks Richards 25m out...and sneaks the set-shot inside the post. Five first-half goals for Roughead.
Hawthorn 7.6 (48) Sydney 5.2 (32) - Q2 15:22
GOAL! Hawthorn - Rioli passed to Jordan Lewis about 30m out...Lewis made no mistake on a slight angle.
Hawthorn 6.6 (42) Sydney 5.3 (32) - Q2 14:13
RIOLI WITH A HANGER! Pack mark speccy from Cyril 45m out from goal!
Hawthorn 6.6 (42) Sydney 5.3 (32) - Q2 13:15
Brad Sewell kicks a 45m point after a bit of hot potato chain of hand-balls under Sydney pressure
Hawthorn 6.5 (41) Sydney 5.2 (32) Q2 12:12
GOAL! Sydney - The Swans on a roll now with Jude Bolton marking uncontested and putting through the set shot from 45m out.
Hawthorn 6.5 (41) Sydney 4.2 (26) - Q2 10:56
Ryan O'Keefe back on after what was a knock to the head and into the action...Josh Gibson still being assessed on the Hawthorn bench though.
Hawthorn 6.5 (41) Sydney 4.2 (26) - Q2 9:20
GOAL! Sydney - Quick reply for Sydney after a 50m penalty. A down-field free kick was paid as Sydney went into attack and Stratton failed to return the ball to McVeigh who goaled from 5m out.
Hawthorn 6.5 (41) Sydney 3.2 (20) - Q2 8:19
GOAL! Hawthorn - Franklin was on his back and handballed into his leg swinging in the air...and the kick went to his team's advantage! Chain of hand-balls ends with Roughead putting through his fourth 20m out. Expect to see that Buddy highlight replayed a few times this week!
Hawthorn 5.5 (35) Sydney 3.2 (20) - Q2 6:54
Josh Gibson limping off for Hawthorn with a right ankle problem
Hawthorn 5.5 (35) Sydney 3.2 (20) - Q2 5:04
GOAL! Sydney - Kennedy marks inside forward 50m after Sydney went end-to-end...and converts the set shot. Ryan O'Keefe has left the ground sore after Luke Hudge crashed into him in a marking contest.
Hawthorn 5.5 (35) Sydney 2.2 (14) - Q2 4:46
Hawks mess up a scoring chance...Rioli marked on the lead in the forward pocket about 30m and squared to Breust who couldn't hold the mark. Sydney backline cleans up and takes the ball away.
Richmond v West Coast - PRE GAME
Eric McKenzie out for West Coast replaced by Mitch Brown. Adam Selwood will start as the sub for the Eagles.
Hawthorn 5.5 (35) Sydney 2.2 (14) - Q2 1:30
Ted Richards rushes a behind legally under pressure from Franklin
Richmond v West Coast - PRE GAME
Matt White will be the sub for Richmond today
Hawthorn 5.3 (33) Sydney 2.2 (14) - FIRST BOUNCE
Second quarter underway in Launceston
Hawthorn 5.3 (33) Sydney 2.2 (14) - QUARTER TIME
All of Hawthorn's goals have come from talls with Roughead kicking three and Hale two. Ryan O'Keefe's two goals and 11 possessions are keeping Sydney in the match right now.
Hawthorn 5.3 (33) Sydney 2.2 (14) - Q1 29:06
GOAL! Sydney - O'Keefe marks for Sydney 30m out...and converts the set shot with just 15 seconds left on the count-down clock.
Hawthorn 5.3 (33) Sydney 1.2 (8) - Q1 26:01
Sydney have stopped Hawthorn scoring but the last couple of inside-50m for the Swans have ended in Gibson either marking or clearing the ball.
Hawthorn 5.3 (33) Sydney 1.2 (8) - Q1 20:50
GOAL! Hawthorn - Roughead pushes off Grundy and marks 30m out...and converts the set shot. Hawthorn's ball movement is exposing the Sydney backline and right now Grundy is being out-played by Roughead.
Hawthorn 4.2 (26) Sydney 1.2 (8) - Q1 16:52
GOAL! Hawthorn - Roughead converts after out-marking Grundy in the forward line. Quick hands from Hawthorn in midfield ended with Sewell's long kick to Roughead.
Hawthorn 3.2 (20) Sydney 1.2 (8) - Q1 15:02
GOAL! Hawthorn - David Hale snaps his second goal of the game after Franklin's tackle in the forward line spilled the ball
Hawthorn 2.2 (14) Sydney 1.2 (8) - Q1 12:30
GOAL! Hawthorn - Franklin missed a set shot...Hawthorn put the ball back inside forward 50m and Hale marked uncontested and converted from 30m out slight angle. Hawthorn back in front.
Hawthorn 1.1 (7) Sydney 1.2 (8) - Q1 10:05
Jetta misses a banana kick to the near side after a free kick in the forward pocket. Stratton had punted a ball out on the full off the goal-line to give the Swans the opportunity.
Hawthorn 1.1 (7) Sydney 1.1 (7) - Q1 7:30
GOAL! Sydney - Ryan O'Keefe was taken high by Jordan Lewis in the tackle...he makes no mistake from 15m out on a slight angle. Swans on the board.
Hawthorn 1.1 (7) Sydney 0.1 (1) - Q1 5:47
Sydney on the board after Cheney rushes a behind under pressure from McGlynn. The bouncing ball originally looked like it would sit up for McGlynn to soccer through a goal but Cheney dived in first.
Hawthorn 1.1 (7) Sydney 0.0 (0) - Q1 4:00
Suckling tumbles through a behind after Hawthorn got the take-away out of the middle.
Hawthorn 1.0 (6) Sydney 0.0 (0) - Q1 2:25
GOAL! Hawthorn - Burgoyne showed his pace moving through midfield to shrug a tackler and hand off to Sewell...he pumped it long to Roughead 10m out and although the Hawk target dropped the mark he still had time to snap a goal before Grundy could wrap him up. Hawks strike first.
Hawthorn 0.0 (0) Sydney 0.0 (0) - Q1 0:40
Jetts snaps what would have been a contender for goal of the round...only one problem. He was out of bounds. Throw-in on the forward flank.
Hawthorn v Sydney - Pre Match
Late change for the Hawks with Grant Birchall out and Cameron Bruce in. Sydney unchaged for Adam Goodes' 304th game.
In a litmus test for the Sydney Swans, they travel to Launceston for a tough clash against Hawthorn in the opening match on Sunday. The following matches feature Richmond v West Coast and the Showdown in South Australia, Adelaide v Port Adelaide.