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Round: 10   Venue: S.C.G.   Date: Fri, 26-05-2017 7:50 pm   Crowd: 36,221  
Sydney 2.4.164.6.309.7.6111.9.75 C:  John Longmire
Hawthorn 5.1.318.3.5110.6.6612.9.81 C:  Alastair Clarkson
  HAW by 15HAW by 21HAW by 5HAW by 6  
Weather
min temp  10.6°C      max temp  20.8°C
rainfall  0mm    humidity  76%    air pressure  1021.8mb
wind speed 7km/h      wind direction  W
Brownlow Medal 3 Shaun Burgoyne (HAW)2 Lance 'Buddy' Franklin (SYD)1 Dan Hannebery (SYD)

Match Report

For the second year running, Hawthorn has snatched victory from Sydney at the SCG with a late goal to skipper Jarryd Roughead from the boundary line outside the 50-metre arc giving the Hawks a memorable six-point win which may have killed off the Swans' finals chances. In an eerie echo of the corresponding match last year, the Hawks kicked the last two goals of the match with the second-last coming from Shaun Burgoyne, just as it had in the round-17 encounter between the two sides at the same venue last year. 

Hawthorn was on song from the very start of the match, with a goal after a free kick to Luke Breust within a minute of the start, and with follow-up majors to Jack Gunston and Brendan Whitecross, the Hawks were out to a 16-point lead after 14 minutes. Lance Franklin got the Swans on the board with a classic 'Buddy' goal from outside 50 midway through the term but the next two majors went Hawthorn's way, one each to Paul Puopolo and Breust, before Franklin's second had Sydney back within 15 points at quarter time.

The match took on a dour, defensive tone in the first 10 minutes of the second quarter, with each side managing just a solitary behind. Tom Papley broke the drought at the 11-minute mark with a goal to the Swans to cut the margin to nine points and the home side followed up with another major, albeit not until the 18-minute mark, when captain Josh Kennedy kicked his first. The margin at that point was only four points but Hawthorn dominated the time-on period and goals to Breust, James Sicily and Shaun Burgoyne gave the visitors a 21-point half-time lead.  

Sydney looked to be back in the match when Zak Jones and Franklin kicked the first two goals of the third quarter to cut the Swans' deficit to nine points, but the Hawks responded through Whitecross and debutant James Cousins and the margin was back to 21 midway through the term. Franklin's fourth goal soon after kept the home side in touch, and when the Swans closed out the quarter with two more majors through Gary Rohan and Franklin again, they were back within five points at the final end-change. 

Tom Papley had thew chance to put Sydney in front early in the final quarter but his snapped missed. The Swans did finally grab the lead at the seven-minute mark with a goal to Isaac Heeney and when Heeney back up with another major the home side was ahead by eight points and with all the momentum. Importantly, the Hawks, despite not being able to find the goals themselves over the next 12 minutes, stemmed the flow of Sydney goals and when Burgoyne marked and kicked a long goal at the 22-minute mark, the visitors were within a point. 

A further rushed behind levelled the scores at the 25-minute mark, and then three minutes later Jarryd Roughead marked 45 metres out on an angle. His kick from outside 50 never looked like missing, and the Hawks were back in front with just over a minute remaining. Sydney was unable to score in the final manic seconds and the final siren heralded a famous victory for Hawthorn, and kept its slim finals hopes alive. 

Liam Shiels (31 disposals, 10 tackles) was a standout for the victors, while Franklin's 16 touches and five goals made him one of the best for the Swans.

With a 4-6 record, Hawthorn is now within a game of the top, although eighth-placed Port Adelaide have a game in hand and are 65 percentage points clear of the 14th-placed Hawks, who will actually take on the Power on Thursday. The Swans are 15th with a 3-7 record and will have a bye before facing the Western Bulldogs (6-4) for the second time this season at the SCG on Thursday week. 

GOALS
Sydney: Franklin 5; Heeney 2; Papley, Kennedy, Jones, Rohan
Hawthorn: Bruest 3; Burgoyne, Whitecross 2; Gunston, Puopolo, Sicily, Cousins, Roughead

BEST - AFL.COM.AU
Sydney: Franklin, Hannebery, Kennedy, Heeney, Rampe, Smith
Hawthorn: Burgoyne, Shiels, Mitchell, Smith, Burton, Hodge

BEST - THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
Sydney – Franklin, Hannebery, Kennedy, Parker, Heene
Hawthorn - Shiels, Mitchell, Burgoyne, Hodge, Smith, Roughead 

INJURIES
Sydney: Jake Lloyd (concussion), Sam Reid (concussion)
Hawthorn: Nil

UMPIRES: Donlon, Fisher, Rosebury

TELEVISION BROADCAST: Seven Network

COMMENTATORS: Bruce McAvaney, Brian Taylor, Wayne Carey, Cameron Ling, Brad Sewell

Source

Match Report by Andrew Gigacz

Match stats

Sydney Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
13 Florent, Oliver 3 1 4 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 18y 308d 6 3
67 Franklin, Lance 'Buddy' 12 6 4 16 5 1 0 2 1 1 30y 116d 257 819
39 Grundy, Heath 2 3 6 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 30y 358d 223 23
4 Hannebery, Dan 17 3 18 35 0 0 0 3 0 0 26y 91d 180 89
9 Hayward, Will 8 3 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 18y 212d 9 11
5 Heeney, Isaac 14 1 5 19 2 0 0 7 1 1 21y 21d 44 50
29 Hewett, George 6 1 10 16 0 0 0 2 2 1 21y 148d 34 20
10 Jones, Zak 10 4 12 22 1 1 0 11 2 0 22y 72d 41 9
12 Kennedy, Josh 10 2 23 33 1 0 0 6 0 0 28y 340d 193 123
44 Lloyd, Jake 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23y 248d 79 18
43 Melican, Lewis 7 2 6 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 20y 203d 6 0
14 Mills, Callum 13 4 1 14 0 1 0 3 1 0 20y 54d 32 1
28 Newman, Nic 13 4 5 18 0 0 0 4 1 0 24y 131d 7 3
41 Papley, Tom 10 6 8 18 1 2 0 3 2 0 20y 317d 27 38
26 Parker, Luke 10 1 12 22 0 1 0 3 2 2 24y 213d 137 108
50 Rampe, Dane 12 6 6 18 0 0 0 0 0 1 26y 358d 101 6
20 Reid, Sam 0 0 4 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 25y 150d 108 109
16 Rohan, Gary 6 0 3 9 1 1 0 4 2 0 25y 353d 83 70
18 Sinclair, Callum 6 2 3 9 0 0 30 2 1 2 27y 245d 53 32
40 Smith, Nick 6 4 6 12 0 0 0 2 3 1 28y 348d 177 10
8 Tippett, Kurt 7 4 5 12 0 1 28 4 1 0 30y 18d 174 321
22 Towers, Dean 4 1 11 15 0 0 0 3 0 1 27y 22d 35 20
  Totals 176 58 154 330 11 9 59 67 20 12 24y 279d 2006 1883
Hawthorn Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
30 Brand, Kaiden 13 6 7 20 0 0 0 0 1 1 23y 48d 16 0
22 Breust, Luke 10 3 3 13 3 0 0 5 1 1 26y 196d 150 288
67 Burgoyne, Shaun 9 4 17 26 2 0 0 5 1 2 34y 217d 329 264
5 Burton, Ryan 16 9 4 20 0 0 0 0 0 2 20y 115d 13 2
46 Cousins, James 7 1 7 14 1 0 0 6 1 1 19y 68d 1 1
8 Duryea, Taylor 14 10 2 16 0 0 0 3 0 2 26y 32d 89 14
6 Gibson, Josh 10 8 8 18 0 0 0 2 0 0 33y 74d 223 5
19 Gunston, Jack 12 4 8 20 1 0 0 3 2 1 25y 222d 137 281
37 Hardwick, Blake 10 8 5 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 20y 110d 8 0
31 Henderson, Ricky 10 8 14 24 0 0 0 1 0 1 28y 257d 97 46
15 Hodge, Luke 19 8 5 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 32y 345d 295 192
17 Howe, Daniel 14 10 1 15 0 0 0 3 1 1 21y 173d 21 3
7 McEvoy, Ben 4 2 5 9 0 0 41 4 1 0 27y 319d 156 65
3 Mitchell, Tom 17 6 14 31 0 0 0 5 0 3 23y 360d 75 40
28 Puopolo, Paul 8 1 4 12 1 0 0 3 0 1 29y 175d 143 143
2 Roughead, Jarryd 12 2 6 18 1 1 0 3 1 1 30y 123d 241 508
26 Shiels, Liam 18 4 13 31 0 1 0 10 0 0 26y 27d 152 52
21 Sicily, James 7 3 6 13 1 2 0 2 1 1 22y 140d 32 43
16 Smith, Isaac 21 11 9 30 0 1 0 5 1 1 28y 147d 145 116
27 Vickery, Ty 8 5 7 15 0 1 6 2 1 0 26y 360d 124 160
11 Whitecross, Brendan 12 7 3 15 2 0 0 2 0 0 27y 121d 100 42
20 Willsmore, Dallas 4 3 5 9 0 0 0 3 0 1 21y 362d 1 0
  Rushed   3  
  Totals 255 123 153 408 12 9 47 67 12 20 26y 82d 2548 2265

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.