Blog log from PF of 2017: Adelaide vs Geelong

After Douglas smothers Taylor, Betts wins a ground footy near the behind post in a battle with Tuohy and gives to Cameron who goal over his shoulder from the top of the square. (Q1 1:19)
Stoppage near the Crow hotspot, bit of pinball action after the tap but it squirts straight to Betts who snaps truly from 20m! (Q1 3:04)
Duncan goes long down the flank to Dangerfield one out with Kelly, Dangerfield juggles and marks 25m out… but misses, to the great delight of the Crow home crowd. (Q1 5:07)
Cockatoo wins a HTB free on Brown under a pack 25m out on a slight angle, he kicks the first Geelong goal. (Q1 7:00)
Lonergan kicks OOTF on the HBF, Atkins sends a long, slow ball to a big pack at the hotspot where Jacobs leaps in front of Smith to mark and goal. (Q1 9:22)
Lynch marks a rather wonky Walker kick from midfield to 40m out on a slight angle, after Talia wins a hard footy at half back to start a rebound, Lynch goals, Crows have the jump. (Q1 14:50)
Hartigan goes low and hard to a contest at the hotspot after a Scott Selwood turnover in midfield that he forced with a smother, Lynch roves and bounces through another one. (Q1 18:47)
Menzel catches Lever HTB on the boundary 20m out, but hits the post. (Q1 21:35)
Taylor is pinged for deliberate OOB 40m out, under pressure by Cameron and Betts. The latter takes the free… Eddie has lit up Adelaide Oval, two goal for him! (Q1 23:02)
Seedsman marks in front of Blicavs near the hotspot, but misses. (Q1 26:05)
Brad Crouch catches a dithering Duncan HTB just before the QT siren. He lines up from 45m on a slight angle, and just misses. (Q1 31:32)
Jenkins marks a Lynch ball 45m out on a slight angle and boots the first goal of Q2. This is already a bit of a procession. (Q2 1:16)
Matt Crouch fees Seedsman at a stoppage at the hotspot for another one. Now it’s a romp. (Q2 3:53)
Henderson drops a defensive mark under Betts pressure, Seedsman taps and soccers home from the square. This one is over. (Q2 6:53)
Cockatoo roves what should have been a HTB decision against Lonergan in midfield, and passes to Dangerfield 45m out on a slight angle who goals to a chorus of boos. (Q2 7:53)
Duncan receives outside a pack on the wing, he steps to 50m on a slight angle and sails through a quality finish. (Q2 9:33)
Otten gives to Cameron who burns off a hamstrung Scott Selwood and goes long from the point of the centre square, Betts watches it bounce behind and through from 65m! (Q2 11:53)
Duncan runs from the next centre bounce but misses from CHF. (Q2 12:56)
Tuohy gives to Stanley for a quick snap from 45m in front… that also drifts left. (Q2 14:25)
Rain has begun. Radar shows it won’t last long. (Q2 14:42)
Kolodjashnij intercepts a pressured Lever kick on the HFF and hits the post from 45m after playing on. (Q2 17:54)
Atkins catches Scott Selwood over the shoulder 45m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q2 19:21)
Parfitt marks 45m out on the flank and kicks straight but short… Dangerfield marks in the pack on the line for his second goal. (Q2 20:53)
Joel Selwood roves a Hawkins contest at the hotspot and drops the knees to duck into a Sloane tackle and draw a free. He goals. (Q2 22:28)
Henderson gets a HTB free on Kelly on the HFF and gives to Tuohy whose shot drifts wide and is off hands for a point. (Q2 24:56)
Douglas misses with a snap from a ball in on the HFF from 40m. (Q2 26:38)
Jacobs down to Brad Crouch from a stoppage on the wing, his long snap from 55m on a slight angle is wide. (Q2 27:26)
Sloane roves and misses from the hotspot after a stoppage. (Q2 28:39)
Sloane bumps Dangerfield off the ball in the Cat FP, Crows sweep forward and Otten marks the Seedsman ball on the line to steady the Crows as Dangerfield limps off. (Q2 31:05)
Kelly gets back to the square to cut off a Menzel snap from half forward to prevent a score just before HT. (Q2 32:25)
Cameron marks over Tuohy in the pocket 25m out, Taylor didn’t get a touch coming from behind. Charlie misses. (Q3 1:01)
Rain isn’t as much of a factor to start Q3, though it lurks nearby. (Q3 2:32)
Lang roves a stoppage in the pocket and snaps the first goal of Q3 from 25m. (Q3 3:48)
Cameron marks in front of Tuohy 40m out near the boundary, plays on and laconically screws through his third goal. (Q3 5:03)
Walker goes to Jenkins to mark in front of Tuohy near the boundary 45m out. Jenkins’ set shot drops and is rushed by Stanley. (Q3 8:03)
Sloane marks the long kick in to outside CHF, he sends the ball to a big pack at the hotspot, Matt Crouch is favoured for the crumb to goal with ease. (Q3 8:33)
Bews misses a snap from the HFF. (Q3 10:48)
Menzel intercepts 45m out on the flank but misses. (Q3 12:40)
Bews beats Cameron on the HBF and switches to the centre, good work by Joel Selwood to give to Menzel who goes to Hawkins to draw a free on Kelly at the hotspot… goal. (Q3 14:17)
High ball to the top of the Crow goalsquare, huge pack, Cameron launches onto the shoulder of Lonergan to take a speccy and boot his fourth goal. (Q3 16:47)
Menegola flies sideways into a pack 20m out on a slight angle to take a nice mark… but then shank it horribly. (Q3 20:47)
Betts passes to Jenkins on the HFF, who has options but goes himself and misses. (Q3 22:17)
Parfitt wins a HTB free on Atkins on the HF and gives to Motlop who tries his luck from 40m near the boundary… and threads it. Classic Motlop. (Q3 24:40)
Betts chases the crumb from a Walker contest to a Sloane ball in the pocket, Smith worries him off it, the ball rolls to the square for Jenkins to volley home in trademark style. (Q4 1:25)
Jenkins is on the end of a classic downhill skiing goal, Betts to Atkins then the final give for the goal from 20m. (Q4 4:55)
Henderson kicks a garbage time goal from the pocket. (Q4 7:05)
Another downhill goal set up by Betts after he beats Kolodjashnij and gives to Walker who has Knight running into the open goal. (Q4 9:27)
Betts roves on the wing and passes to Walker who marks despite heavy contact from behind by Mackie 40m out on a slight angle. Walker kicks the goal, his first. (Q4 10:55)
Cameron drops a Walker ball going back with the flight to the pocket but runs around Lonergan and snaps his fifth goal. (Q4 13:36)
Duncan misses a set shot from 35m near the boundary. (Q4 15:43)
Dangerfield sprints away from a stoppage in the pocket but misses from 10m, the crowd hoots in derision. (Q4 19:26)
Menegola, who has had a dirty night, sails through a snap after marking at CHF and playing on. (Q4 20:06)
Henderson kicks OOTF in the pocket off balance, Walker takes the free 25m out and screws through another one. (Q4 22:01)
Lang misses a flying snap from the HFF after a give by Lonergan. (Q4 24:09)
Jenkins marks in space on the HFF, plays on and goals, four for him. (Q4 25:24)
Lang marks 45m out on a slight angle and misses in the last minute. (Q4 31:56)

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