AFL 2021 LIVE updates: Hawks, Crows open Anzac Day games before Essendon, Collingwood face-off at MCG
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Mitch Lewis earned a tough free-kick and just converted his shot for goal to keep the Hawks within touch of these Crows.
There is still three minutes until half-time.
The Hawks have also sent veteran Shaun Burgoyne to the locker rooms for assessment after having issues with what appears to be an ankle injury.
Crows up 78-58.
Ned McHenry has kicked his second goal for the Crows who now have kicked 13 goals with no behinds today.
They are on fire and this is also the highest-scoring half to the AFL season.
Adelaide is dismantling this Hawks side after Hawthorn has started so brightly.
Crows up 78-52 with three minutes until HT.
Tex Walker has pulled the ball out of the ruck contest, evaded the defence and snapped another goal.
The Crows have kicked five-goals straight, Hawthorn need a response.
Crows up 72-52 with five minutes until half-time.
This is quite amazing from Thilthorpe who has run out on a lead and pulled in a mark before going back and calmly kicking his third goal in a matter of minutes.
His career is not even one half old and he already has three goals and 10 disposals.
The Crows have a live one here.
Crows lead 66-52 with seven mins until HT.
Thilthorpe has been amazing in this little stanza of play coming up with the ball from a contest and snapping his second goal.
The second pick from last year’s draft is said to be a potential superstar, this is quite some debut.
Crows lead 60-52 with seven minutes until HT.
Crows attacker Paul Seedsman has bolted into the forward line and kicked a classy running goal while first-gamer Riley Thilthorpe has kicked his first goal in his debut game.
Thilthorpe was pulled down in a marking contest and the No. 2 draft pick went back and kicked the goal then was mobbed.
The Crows are now in the lead 54-52 with nine mins until HT.
Jack Scrimshaw has been doing plenty of good things for the Hawks and he has bobbed up and kicked the first goal of his AFL career despite this being his 32nd game.
He ran past two defenders and kicked his goal on the run.
Jiath was again prominent in setting it up from an intercept mark. He has been sublime today.
Hawks lead 52-45 with 11 minutes until HT.
Ben Keays floated forward and kicked a long-distance goal and now the Crows have won a hard-ball in their forward line with Ned McHenry finding Walker in the square and he has booted his second goal.
Walker has two goals and looks very dangerous.
Hawks up 45-42 with 13 minutes left in Q2.
Tom Mitchell has shown his ability to set-up the forwards drilling a pass to Breust who went back and kicked yet another goal.
According to Fox Footy – The Hawks have kicked seven goals from 18 inside-50s. That is a super conversion rate.
Hawks up 45-30 with 15 minutes until HT.
Elliott Himmelberg has had his battles making it back into the Crows team and he is showing that desperation today kicking two first-half goals.
Himmelberg just kicked his second goal and he is offering a real alternative forward to Tex Walker.
Hawks up 39-30 with 15 minutes left in Q2.