Blog log from R8 of 2018: North Melbourne vs Richmond

Grimes from 55m out kicks long to the goalsquare and Castagna outmarks Thompson and runs into an open goal. (Q1 8:49)
Townsend running away from goal misses Caddy with the handball but Caddy gathers, turns onto his right and snaps a goal from 25m out. (Q1 10:04)
McIntosh tight on the boundary kicks a flat, central ball and hits Houli 45m out on just a slight angle. Houli misses to the left with his set shot. (Q1 11:18)
Brown kicks long to an open 50 and Wood running back with the flight takes a terrific mark. Wood’s set shot from 45m out is a goal. (Q1 13:12)
Atley kicks high inside 50 and Brown reaches high to take a fantastic mark 30m from goal on a slight angle. Brown goals. (Q1 15:14)
Wright gives away a holding free on Higgins 25m from goal directly in front but Higgins misses the simple set shot. (Q1 18:45)
Conca wins a free for high contact as Richmond take advantage via Houli who hands to Caddy who kicks a running goal from 35m out. (Q1 22:30)
Martin has a kick smothered, recovers his own ball, hands to Cotchin who gives over the top to Lambert for an easy finish. (Q2 1:36)
Jacobs wraps up Vlastuin who coughs it up to Simpkin who snaps a nice goal. (Q2 4:10)
Boundary throw in 40m from goal, it spills to Atley who snaps quickly towards goal and it bounces through. (Q2 6:33)
Cotchin kicks centrally and spots up Lambert 40m out on a slight angle. Lambert goes back and just sneaks his set shot in for a goal. (Q2 9:19)
Conca wins a free for high contact, everyone on the ground stops other than Caddy who takes the advantage and snaps the goal! (Q2 13:51)
Caddy marks 70m from goal and chips a ball to Riewoldt who marks 45m from goal directly in front. Riewoldt goals. (Q2 15:22)
McDonald kicks long inside 50 and somehow it’s Ziebell who marks from the back of the pack. His set shot from 40m out on a slight angle misses to the left. (Q2 17:22)
Daw kicks long and it’s Ziebell who marks again. From nearly the exact same position on the ground he misses to the left again! (Q2 18:52)
Brown has a snap at goal, it falls short but Atley does well to mark going back with the flight. Atley goals. (Q2 27:55)
Ziebell runs onto a ball near goal, he’s thrown off it and Wood soccers through the opening goal of the 2nd half. (Q3 1:41)
High ball in from Brown to a 2 on 1 where Atley edges Vlastuin out of the contest to enable Waite to mark uncontested 25m out directly in front. Waite goals. (Q3 8:11)
Higgins kicks high to the hot spot and Lambert outmarks Clarke far too easily. Lambert goals. (Q3 13:46)
Atley has a quick snap at goal but misses to the right. (Q3 18:55)
Hartung kicks long and high and it’s Brown who marks above Rance. He goes back and goals from 25m out directly in front. (Q3 22:42)
Anderson wins a free 60m from goal, hands quickly to MacMillan who loads up on the run from 50m and kicks the goal! (Q3 23:57)
Ziebell crumbs 40m from goal, hands backwards to Higgins who snaps a goal from 40m to put NM in front. (Q4 2:18)
Martin marks on the lead 65m from goal, kicks in Caddy’s direction and he beats two to mark 40m from goal on a 45 degree angle. He goes back and goals. (Q4 4:18)
Martin taps cleverly to Cotchin who is able to snap a goal to put Richmond ahead with 12 minutes remaining. (Q4 14:19)
Martin running towards goal lowers the eyes and hits Butler on the chest 40m out directly in front. Butler goals. (Q4 19:49)
Brown is pushed in the back 35m from goal on a slight angle. His set shot misses to the right. (Q4 24:34)
Higgins kicks inside 50 and Brown wins another free as Rance pushes him in the back. Brown has another chance but misses to the right this time. (Q4 28:59)

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