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Hawthorn vs West Coast Eagles: AFL live scores

31st August, 2012

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Hawthorn vs. West Coast

Melbourne Cricket Ground
2012 AFL Premiership Season September 1, 2012
Hawthorn won by 25 points
Hawthorn West Coast
 Goal Behinds Points Goal Behinds Points
Q17143   139
Q210666   4428
Q3111076   5737
Q4141195   101070
Hawks vs West Coast

Hawthorn vs West Coast, Friday, Aug 31 MCG 7.50pm
Head to Head: Hawks 15 Eagles 24 drawn 0
Last clash: Round 4, 2012 – Eagles 5.21 (51) bt Hawks 5.16 (46) at Patersons Stadium
Betting: Hawks $1.25 Eagles $4

Hawthorn
FB: Brent Guerra, Josh Gibson, Ben Stratton
HB: Shaun Burgoyne, Ryan Schoenmakers, Grant Birchall
C: Isaac Smith, Sam Mitchell, Jordan Lewis
HF: Luke Hodge, Lance Franklin, Cyril Rioli
FF: Luke Breust, Jarryd Roughead, Paul Puopolo
Fol: David Hale, Brad Sewell, Liam Shiels
Int: Clinton Young, Brendan Whitecross,
Matt Suckling, Jack Gunston
In: C. Rioli
Out: X. Ellis

West Coast
FB: Beau Waters, Darren Glass, Adam Selwood
HB: Shannon Hurn, Mitchell Brown, Will Schofield
C: Daniel Kerr, Matt Priddis, Andrew Gaff
HF: Josh Hill, Jack Darling, Patrick McGinnity
FF: Andrew Embley, Josh J. Kennedy, Nic Naitanui
Fol: Dean Cox, Scott Selwood, Luke Shuey
Int: Sam Butler, Chris Masten,
Andrew Strijk, Jacob Brennan
In: M. Brown, J. Brennan
Out: M. Rosa, E. Mackenzie
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In a match that will have a huge bearing on the top four (and from history, therefore, the winner of the AFL Flag), West Coast travel to Hawthorn for a big Friday night encounter before the finals. Join us for live scores from 7:50pm AEST (5:50pm WA).

The equation is straight-forward for Hawthorn. The Hawks will secure top spot with a win, and are safely in the top four.

The fourth-placed Eagles will be very keen to notch a win and secure the ‘double’ finals bonus of a top four spot. If they don’t, Collingwood are on the same points on the ladder and may get over them if they win.

As usual, the Eagles are terrific at home and have shown rare form beating Geelong and Collingwood. Now they head to the MCG – a different proposition entirely.

The last game between the two was a dour affair on a slippery night in round four – the Eagles winning at home with just five goals. It’ll be far more high-scoring at the ‘G tonight you’d expect and the travelling Eagles will need at least triple that you’d expect if they are to get over favs Hawthorn.

The Hawks have star Cyril Rioli back – although there is rumoured he’ll be out as one of Hawthorn’s ‘late’ changes – and Buddy Franklin is on the field, which should help them get close to their average of 123 points per game. If Rioli plays, it’s the Hawks best team on paper, playing at home.

They were very slow to begin with against Sydney last start, although came good superbly – but there may be some hope for the Eagles.

West Coast probably can’t stop them up front, so they’ll need to score their own huge numbers. They had 14 goalscorers last week – they’ll need similar this week.