Blog log from P2 of 2018: Fremantle vs West Coast

LeCras stasy down for a Duggan kick to a pack at CHF and crumb, he gives over the top for Ryan to roll through the first goal. (Q1 1:10)
Langdon marks near the hotspot but misses. (Q1 3:39)
Fyfe marks in front of Yeo 45m out on the flank but doesn’t score. (Q1 6:26)
Sheppard is pinged for HTB under a Ballantyne tackle 25m out wide on the flank. Balla misses as well. (Q1 6:54)
Sutcliffe’s kick from the BP to CHB is a bit telegraphed, Jetta spoils and butters up himself for the turnover goal from 35m. (Q1 9:16)
Taberner bumps Barrass from the fall of a long Langdon ball to the hotspot to mark for the first Freo goal. (Q1 11:24)
Yeo catches Johnson HTB on the HFF, wind behind him but he hits the post. (Q1 13:12)
Tucker goes long from the HFF to the top of the square, again Taberner beats Barrass with superior body work, no hint of a free in that one. Tabs goals. (Q1 15:51)
Ballantyne is paid a mark from an eight-metre Sandilands kick, the ump compounds the error by paying 50m against Lycett to bring Balla from wing to the hotspot… behind. (Q1 17:49)
Banfield is pinged for encroachment to bring Yeo from the point of the centre square after a mark to near the hotspot, but he misses. (Q1 23:53)
Ballantyne sees Neale outside congestion at the hotspot and gives off the handball, Neale waltzes to 45m and misses an easy one. (Q1 26:53)
McCarthy gives outside to Neale in much the same position as his snap last quarter, this time he gets it on line from 45m. (Q2 0:49)
Blakely goes long from the wing to Taberner to mark untouched behind an outpositioned McGovern 25m out on the flank. But Tabs shanks it OOTF. (Q2 2:38)
Fyfe roves a McCarthy contest at the top of the square but pokes the snap well wide. (Q2 4:29)
Cripps misses a highly pressured and hurried snap near the hotspot. (Q2 6:36)
Walters chases a loose ball at half forward after a Freo rebound, McGovern overruns it and Sonny does the rest from 35m. (Q2 7:53)
McCarthy passes to Langdon 45m out on the flank, but he doesn’t score. (Q2 8:38)
Taberner passes short to McCarthy 45m out near the boundary, who hits the post. (Q2 10:56)
Another long ball to the Freo goalsquare, this one isn’t cut off by McGovern, plenty of Eagles there but it sits up for Banfield to break a tackle and goal. (Q2 14:23)
Banfield keeps an attacking play alive in the pocket, centring ball by Neale to Sandilands who draws a free with two Eagles on him, Balla plays on to advantage, goal. (Q2 18:12)
Mundy passes to Tucker 40m out on the flank on a slow play, Eagles did not man him up. Tucker goes back for the set shot but misses. (Q2 19:28)
Banfield intercepts a Duggan kick across the backline and gives to Neal who misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 20:48)
The kick-in goes OOTF then a 50m penalty against Lycett brings Langdon next to the square for a charity goal. (Q2 22:08)
Luke Ryan passes short to McCarthy who plays on for a shot from 45m on the flank… just narrow. (Q2 24:08)
The Eagles rebound around the outer wing, Cripps marks on the wing and the ump pays a 50m penalty against Langdon for a drive-by encroachment, easy goal Eagles. (Q2 25:08)
Neale marks a Luke Ryan ball 35m out on a slight angle for a goal. (Q2 29:24)
Matera misses a running snap from the pocket under some pressure. (Q3 0:53)
West Coast can’t clear half back on the rebound, Danyle Pearce intercepts a Hurn kick across the back line in front of McGovern and goals from 20m. (Q3 1:42)
McInnes marks in front of a pack in the pocket but the ump had paid a free against Sandilands to Lycett for a push. Lycett misses from 20m. (Q3 2:56)
Fyfe marks a Banfield ball 40m out on the flank and sails through a nice set shot using the wind to advantage. (Q3 8:52)
Waterman sails through a simnilarly fine-looking set shot from 40m on the flank after marking on the lead in front of Wilson. (Q3 11:12)
Banfield soccers across the face from lose range under pressure. (Q3 18:47)
Sandilands taps wide of a stoppage to the pocket for Langdon to run onto and try a right foot screwing ball from 30m, but the angle is wrong. (Q3 21:11)
Walters hits a crumb on the HFF at speed then drills a pass to Ballantyne 20m out on a slight angle, Balla goals. (Q3 21:27)
Sandilands to Fyfe for a miss from a stoppage on the HFF. (Q3 23:14)
Spurr is pinged for contact from behind on LeCras, very little in it but there was a fingernail on the Frenchman’s shoulder. LeCras goals after the 3QT siren. (Q3 26:32)
Walters leaps over Hurn to mark a centring Mundy ball at the hotspot and pops through his second goal. (Q4 2:45)
Liam Ryan gets a free for an arm chop by Spurr in the pocket 25m out but kicks OOTF from an impossible angle into the breeze. (Q4 5:16)
Ballantyne marks 35m out on a slight angle after the Eagles again break down at half back. He misses right. (Q4 6:31)
Redden roves a Fyfe drop in the Eagles FP and gives to Ainsworth who shoots wide from 15m. (Q4 8:59)
Tucker feeds Ballantyne for an easy snap from the top of the square for his third. (Q4 12:33)
Venables marks at half forward on a fast play and goes quickly to Liam Ryan near the hotspot, who misses. (Q4 14:17)
Walters misses a snap from 35m after baulking on the HFF. (Q4 16:32)
Wilson intercepts a Cole kick to the Freo HFF 50m out, but misses. (Q4 17:22)
Neale snaps a nice goal from a pack 35m out near the boundary after Ballantyne strips Shuey in a tackle. (Q4 19:01)
Neale blots the copybook with a clanger kick at half back, Darling goes short to Cripps 30m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q4 23:59)
Banfield misses a mid-range snap after a feed from Walters. (Q4 25:50)
Lycett marks a short McInnes ball in the corridor 40m out in front of Hamling. He also misses right, not taking the wind into account. (Q4 27:00)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>