Blog log from R17 of 2017: Carlton vs Western Bulldogs

Docherty launches to the contest between Curnow and Young and Charlie loses his opponent to take the grab. Charlie shoots and nails the 45 metre shot from the flank region! (Q1 2:32)
The Blues pace through the middle of the MCG and Simpson is the one to send it inside fifty. Casboult marks in between three key defenders and converts from 35! (Q1 7:24)
Casboult, Lamb and Boekhorst link by hand inside the attacking arc as the Blues look for the desirable opportunity. Blaine sends Daniel sprawling and goals from 40! (Q1 9:57)
Carlton win it at the resultant stoppage via the Kreuzer knock down. Petrevski-Seton darts to the leading Silvagni. Jack marks and misses to the right hand side from 50. (Q1 10:48)
Weitering produces a fatal error in deep defence, having his kick smothered by Macrae. Hunter gathers the scraps and sends through the snap from close range! (Q1 13:23)
Wallis rips it out of the resultant stoppage and forces it forward by hand. Honeychurch receives and shoots from the arc, bouncing through a minor score. (Q1 14:18)
Petrevski-Seton lands in the back of Honeychurch during the attempted tackle and the free is paid. Mitch shoots from 40 on the flank and misses to the far side. (Q1 15:35)
Johannisen misses Picken by hand and forces Liam to grab it off the turf. Kerridge applies the tackle and the decision is paid. Sam shoots from 50 on the slight for a minor score. (Q1 18:40)
Young produces a dreadful kick through the corridor but it manages to clean bowl Weitering on the bounce. It falls to Bontempelli. Marcus kicks to the goalmouth and Stringer goals! (Q1 20:56)
Dale grabs the crumbs after the reigning premiers force the turnover inside the attacking arc. McLean receives and sends it through from 35! (Q2 3:24)
Honeychurch produces one of the most miraculous plays of the season. He produced the tackle on Kreuzer in defence. He got involved with the play and finally marked inside fifty… (Q2 6:24)
The Bulldogs number 22 makes no mistake from 35 to cap off the brilliant play! (Q2 6:54)
The red, white and blue working at pace through the stoppage with precise handballs. Picken moves it off to Bontempelli and Marcus swings onto the left peg to goal from 30! (Q2 8:39)
Curnow opens the ground up with a drilling pass through the corridor. Kerridge receives and finds Gibbs out the back by foot. Bryce finishes with ease from point blank! (Q2 11:04)
Daniel wins it at the coalface and moves it forward at pace. Dale takes the mark inside the attacking arc after receiving from McLean.Bailey slots it from 40 out directly in front! (Q2 13:10)
The young Bulldog Daniel wins his second decisive stoppage in a matter of a minute, sending forward and finding Picken ahead of Plowman. Liam misses the set shot from 45. (Q2 13:39)
Murphy gives away the free for holding the arm of Lamb. Jed bounds away as Rob stands to remonstrate. He finds Curnow on the lead. Charlie hits the post from 45 on the sharp angle. (Q2 19:41)
Make that seven of the last eight for the rampant Bulldogs! Picken leads up and takes another mark inside the attacking arc. Liam shoots from 40 out, directly in front and goals! (Q2 22:55)
A controversial free kick is paid against Daniel for holding the ball due to no genuine attempt. Lamb chips the free to Wright. Matt has his shot touched through from 40. (Q2 27:29)
Fisher plays the role of rover at the end of the pack as the Blues enjoy a passage of forward pressure. Zac pounces and shoots from 30, missing to the left hand side. (Q3 5:15)
Wallis flicks the ball to the pacing Bontempelli as Marcus bursts into the attacking arc. He sidesteps Docherty and shoots from 40, just missing to the wrong side of the post. (Q3 16:32)
Wallis launches to the Bontempelli/Byrne contest and Ciaran gives away the free for holding the jumper. Marcus duly converts from close range via the set shot! (Q3 19:29)
The Blues land a quick reply! Murphy, Wright and Graham link after Hunter’s kick was turned over at half back. Nick marks out the back and goals from point blank range! (Q3 21:30)
Kreuzer, Fisher and Graham combine at the stoppage and Nick darts the short pass to the leading Wright. The former Crow marks on the boundary, shoots from 40 and splits the middle! (Q3 24:00)
The Dogs have a goal square stoppage and as expected, the contest is met with significant numbers. Kreuzer taps it down and Wallis pushes off Gibbs, soccering through with class! (Q3 26:24)
Liberatore and McLean combine with Toby sending the low ball onto the chest of Hunter. Lachie marks, plays on and finishes from close range! (Q3 27:30)
The Dogs have managed two majors in the last minute, proving red time is vital in this fixture. (Q3 28:29)
Macrae, Honeychurch, Dale and McLean combine as the Bulldogs win the opening stoppage of the final term. Toby marks and shoots from 50 on the flank and nicks the post. (Q4 0:48)
Suckling turns it over through the middle of the corridor and Gibbs is the recipient. He finds Petrevski-Seton and Sam chips to Curnow. Charlie dobs the major from 45 on the flank! (Q4 6:08)
Johannisen receives inside the attacking arc as the Bulldogs swing the ball from corridor to flank. On the first attempt, Jason is smothered by Graham but he goals on the second! (Q4 7:53)
Casboult wins the pill opposed to Bontempelli and links by hand with Fisher. Zac finds Murphy and Marc sends it long to the top of the square. Wright marks and goals against Biggs! (Q4 13:38)
Weitering takes the contested mark over his undersized opponent in Honeychurch. Mitch encroaches the mark and the 50 is paid. Jacob shoots from 45 on the flank and misses. (Q4 16:33)
Sumner kicks to the top of the goal square after the former Giant wins the contested pill at the coalface. Casboult marks ahead of Young and Levi hits the post from close range! (Q4 18:50)
Bontempelli, Dahlhaus and Macrae stream through the middle of the MCG after Young launched the play with an intercept mark. Jackson finds Dale and Bailey goals from 45! (Q4 22:49)
Wright is found in the attacking arc unmarked via the boot of Lamb as the final seconds are played out. Matt shoots from 40 on the flank and swings it through! (Q4 27:19)

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