Hawks Spank Bombers

ESSENDON 2.1 4.3 5.5 6.7 (43)
HAWTHORN 6.7 13.7 17.9 23.13 (151)

GOALS
Essendon: Daniher 2, Brown, J. Merrett, Langford, Bird
Hawthorn: Breust 4, Puopolo 4, Gunston 4, Rioli 3, O’Brien 2, Stewart 2, Smith, Burgoyne, Shiels, Langford

BEST
Essendon: Zaharakis, Merrett, Parish, Daniher, Fantasia
Hawthorn: Lewis, Birchall, Rioli, Gibson, Puopolo, Shiels, Howe

INJURIES
Essendon: Goddard (broken nose)
Hawthorn: Nil

Reports: Nil
Umpires: Kamolins, Fleer, Mollison

Official crowd: 27,567 at Etihad Stadium