Better Hawks Batter Bombers

ESSENDON 4.3 5.4 9.6 13.9 (87)
HAWTHORN 6.1 10.6 16.1 22.11 (143)

GOALS
Essendon: Hurley 3, Bellchambers 2, Myers, Ryder, Stanton, Colyer, Dell’Olio, Goddard, Kommer, Jetta
Hawthorn: Franklin 8, Roughead 4, Lewis 2, Puopolo 2, Gunston 2, Breust 2, Rioli, Hale

BEST
Essendon: Melksham, Heppell, Goddard, Hibberd
Hawthorn: Franklin, Mitchell, Hodge, Lewis, Guerra, Stratton, Roughead

INJURIES
Essendon: TBC
Hawthorn: TBC

SUBSTITUTES
Essendon: Joe Daniher replaced by Leroy Jetta in the third quarter
Hawthorn: Jonathan Simpkin replaced by Taylor Duryea in the third quarter

Reports: Jake Melksham (Essendon) for rough conduct against Jarryd Roughead (Hawthorn) in the third quarter.

Umpires: Nicholls, McInerney, Mollison

Official crowd: 49,505 at Etihad Stadium