Blog log from R17 of 2017: Richmond vs Brisbane

Cotchin gives to Castagna who has space to measure a snap around the corner from near the hotspot for the first goal.
Mathieson converts a set shot from 20m on a slight angle after Vlaustin catches him high at a stoppage. (Q1 3:28)
Edwards gives forward of a pack at the hotspot where Riewoldt is on his own after contesting to turn and run into the open goal. (Q1 5:34)
Cox turns the ball over under pressure in the BP with a centring ball that Riewoldt dives to mark 20m out on the flank. Li’l Rooey hits the post. (Q1 6:50)
Grigg gives to Prestia to run from a stoppage and the wing and go long to an empty square from 50m on a slight angle… bounces wide. (Q1 8:46)
Berry has a set shot from CHF touched on the line for a behind. (Q1 9:58)
Castagna misses a running snap from the pocket after a run around the boundary. (Q1 15:23)
Keays goes short from the wing to the leading Hipwood who has three steps on Rance to mark 40m out on a slight angle. Rance waggles his arms wildly on the mark, Hipwood misses. (Q1 16:44)
Cox gets stripped in a McIntosh tackle at half back and the Tigers have big numbers on the turnover, Grigg gives a Joe the Goose special to Butler. (Q1 19:33)
Butler turns provider with a pass to Castagna 20m out on a slight angle after the next centre bounce but Castagna kicks into the man on the mark, no score. (Q1 19:59)
McIntosh marks 30m out on the flank and misses. (Q1 21:21)
Cotchin gathers a bouncing ball near the hotspot in basketball style and gives to Edwards zooming past ahead of Rockliff to snap truly from 20m on the flank. (Q1 27:59)
Andrews just touches a Butler set shot from 45m on a slight angle for a behind. (Q2 1:29)
McCluggage roves on the wing and has a paddock to run in, he reaches 40m on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 2:45)
Riewoldt marks with good body work 35m out on a slight angle for his second goal. (Q2 3:23)
Walker snaps across the body from a pack 35m out on the flank after a quick give by Keays, it bounces near the line and takes a slight off break for a goal. (Q2 8:02)
Riewoldt leaps in front of Andrews and clunks a long ball to the flank 35m out. He misses. (Q2 9:25)
Schache is over the back of two Richmond defenders to mark a long Berry ball 20m out in front on a fast break from half back. He makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q2 14:52)
McCluggage sharks an Edwards handball on the wing and gives to Zorko who turns on the HFF 50m out and snaps off a step… just avoids the right goalpost for another one! (Q2 17:38)
Edwards gathers a bouncing Dustin Martin clearance kick and snaps around the corner from 35m on a slight angle… well wide. (Q2 18:42)
Cutler marks on the wing, Soldo is pinged for encroachment, 50m penalty puts him near the hotspot but he misses. (Q2 23:23)
Edwards leaps in front of Lester to clunk a long ball to 40m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q3 1:12)
Grimes misses on the run from 50m on a slight angle, running forward from a stoppage on the wing. (Q3 1:23)
Riewoldt marks near the boundary 45m out and misses. (Q3 3:27)
Riewoldt bounces through his third goal with a left foot snap from the pocket after Rioli taps the crumb from a Vlaustin ball to the hotspot wide of the pack. (Q3 5:42)
Dustin Martin marks and misses from 40m on the flank. (Q3 10:28)
Bastinac marks a trademark howitzer across CHF from midfield to 30m out on the flank and kicks his first goal. (Q3 12:13)
Riewoldt draws a holding free on Andrews 20m out on the flank, he played for it and Andrews can’t believe it as it was very soft. He boots goal number four. (Q3 14:13)
Rioli chases the crumb from a long centre clearance to the hotspot, he falls over but taps the footy to the square where Butler has run back to gather and goal. (Q3 15:25)
Again the Tigers dominate the centre bounce, Castagna marks 45m out on a slight angle but his set shot is a shank and is rebounded. (Q3 16:14)
Keays is on his own in the square for a long Cutler ball on a fast break, he almost gets caught by Vlaustin but gets the goal. (Q3 19:28)
Another centre clearance to Richmond, Riewoldt marks the Nankervis kick 45m out in front and misses. (Q3 20:55)
Hipwood misses a running snap from 50m on the flank. (Q3 26:13)
Cotchin goes to Dustin Martin one out with Robertson in the square, the ump doesn’t see Martin holding Robertson and pays it the other way, plus 50m to ensure the goal. (Q3 27:54)
Prestia runs on after Dustin Martin wins the first centre bounce of Q4 to receive from Nankervis and goal from the hotspot. (Q4 1:00)
Hipwood roves a long Bastinac clearance ball from the HFF to the square and goals. (Q4 4:00)
Cotchin snaps the instant reply from the top of the square after Edwards forces a turnover by Robertson in the pocket, following yet another Dusty centre clearance. (Q4 5:45)
Keays marks a Taylor ball to the top of the square and goals. (Q4 7:00)
Dustin Martin continues his fabulous second half form with a goal from CHF after a receive from Nankervis following the next centre bounce. (Q4 8:45)
Rioli screws through a nice finish from 35m on the flank after a feed from Cotchin and a baulk around Witherden. (Q4 10:45)
Cotchin catches Mathieson HTB 35m out on the flank but misses. (Q4 11:45)
Vlaustin sprays a set shot from the hotspot. (Q4 14:00)
Cutler marks 50m out on a slight angle, no options inside so goes himself with the set shot… rushed behind. (Q4 15:31)
Dustin Martin is one out with Lester for a long ball to the hotspot, Lester drops it but Martin snaps wide. (Q4 16:29)
Schache flies and marks over Soldo to mark in a pack 20m out on a slight angle. He kicks his second goal. (Q4 17:31)
Rich passes to Walker 40m out on the flank, he tries a pass to McCluggage with two on him in the pocket, that doesn’t work, no score. (Q4 19:31)
Cutler pokes the boot at a loose ball in the square for an opportunist goal after Walker grubbers forward from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q4 20:00)
Butler is front and centre for a Cotchin contest, he snaps across the body for a nice goal from 25m on the flank. (Q4 21:31)
Cotchin marks on the HFF and centres to Ellis who lets fly from 50m on a slight angle for an impressive goal. (Q4 26:46)
McCLuggage intercepts Rance at half forward and goes to the pocket for Rance’s man Walker to mark unopposed 20m out. Walker kicks OOTF. (Q4 28:16)
Hipwood receives a Joe the Goose special but almost gets run down by Vlaustin on the goal line, he does get a boot to it for the goal though. (Q4 29:46)
McCluggage is legged by Short 45m out on a slight angle and kicks a garbage time special in the last minute. (Q4 32:31)
Castagna gets the junkiest of goals with a snap from traffic at the hotspot with five seconds left. (Q4 33:28)

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