Bombers Completely Outgunned

ESSENDON 1.4 3.7 9.11 12.14 (86)
HAWTHORN 8.5 14.9 20.15 27.18 (180)

Essendon: Gumbleton 4, Hille 2, Dell’Ollio, Howlett, Jetta, Lovett-Murray, Monfries, Winderlich.
Hawthorn: Hodge 5, Suckling 4, Gunston 3, Roughead 3, Young 2, Breust 2, Rioli 2, Smith 2, Lewis, Puopolo, Shiels, Whitecross.

Essendon: Watson, Gumbleton, Howlett, Heppell, Carlisle.
Hawthorn: Rioli, Hodge, Suckling, Gunston, Mitchell, Whitecross, Sewell.

Essendon: Crameri (hamstring) replaced in selected side by Kavanagh, Hooker replaced in selected side by Dell’Olio.
Hawthorn: Hale (soreness) replaced in selected side by Bailey.

Essendon: Nathan Lovett-Murray replaced Alwyn Davey in the third quarter.
Hawthorn: Shane Savage replaced Luke Hodge in the third quarter.

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Meredith, Findlay, Jeffery.

Official crowd: 44,899 at Etihad Stadium.