Blog log from R12 of 2018: St Kilda vs Sydney

Hayward passes from the wing to Parker leading up to 35m on a slight angle for the first goal. (Q1 1:59)
Parker gives outside a pack at the top of the square to Callum Sinclair who does the rest off the right boot. (Q1 3:52)
Tom McCartin gets a downfield free for Dunstan dropping Jones after disposal, and converts it from 20m in front. (Q1 6:08)
Gresham roves a Newnes ball to a pack 30m out on the flank but his quick snap snicks the goalpost. (Q1 8:17)
Ronke marks a Tom McCartin pass deep in the pocket and plays on to pass to Callum Sinclair at the hotspot for another one for Sydney, who most definitely have the jump. (Q1 9:04)
Hannebery feeds Papley for a snap off a step from a pack near the hotspot, but that screws wide. (Q1 12:33)
Franklin dives and marks on the lead to 40m on a slight angle, that is the first goal of what may be a big Buddy bag in this game which already looks ominously noncompetitive. (Q1 16:58)
Ross is caught HTB after the next centre bounce, Robinson passes to Heeney to mark in a pack 40m out on the flank, he also goals. (Q1 18:29)
Papley is the next Swan to join the party, yet another clearance win and the snap sails through from 40m in front. (Q1 20:37)
Another centre clearance to Sydney, Franklin beats Brown to mark 30m out on a slight angle, he goals again, this is a complete destroyation! (Q1 21:49)
Jones sails through another snap, this one from 40m on a slight angle. This is uglier than the Espy at 3am. (Q1 28:20)
Membrey kicks blind from the pocket to the hotspot, Battle gets on the end of it for the first Sainter goal, belatedly. (Q1 29:22)
Jack Sinclair kicks the goal of the night so far off his left boot from the pocket 20m out, with a nice bounce over the head of Hewett on the line. (Q2 4:41)
Paddy McCartin marks 50m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 10:57)
McVeigh passes extremely short to Kennedy near the hotspot and the ump pays the mark, he kicks truly as the crowd boos. (Q2 13:51)
Hickey marks 40m out near the boundary and misses, predictably. (Q2 16:05)
Paddy McCartin marks 30m out on the flank and steers this one through. (Q2 18:04)
Franklin marks 40m out on a slight angle but hits the left goalpost. (Q2 19:47)
Savage passes to the lead of Paddy McCartin 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 20:40)
Franklin marks in front of Brown near the hotspot and steers through his third goal. (Q2 22:38)
Hayward leaps over Rice to mark a Franklin ball from the wing to 35m in front, he also kicks truly. (Q2 24:05)
Newnes misses a snap from a pack at the hotspot. (Q2 26:35)
Papley gives Hayward a Joe the Goose special after Heeney and Kennedy combine in a pack on the HFF. (Q2 28:50)
Franklin baulks around two Saints on the HFF and passes to Callum Sinclair 35m out on a slight angle just before the 3QT siren. Sinclair boots his third major. (Q2 30:05)
Franklin shoots across the face from the HFF. (Q3 1:01)
Franklinn marks in front of Rice near the boundary 45m out. Traditionally the left flank suits Buddy’s right-to-left fade but not this year with his new technique, it stays right. (Q3 3:51)
Rohan gathers on the wing and jinks between Saints with a sensational right-foot step that would have looked good in Origin during the week, he goals from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 5:36)
Hickey grabs the ball out of ruck 20m out on the flank but sprays it OOTF off the left boot. (Q3 7:38)
Lonie gets a free on Robinson 45m out on the flank but misses. (Q3 8:37)
Callum Sinclair rushes an errant Newnes set shot from 40m on the flank. (Q3 13:22)
Hewett passes across half forward to Cunningham within range, he goes to the pocket where Savage savages Papley to give away a free kick 20m out, Papley kicks the goal. (Q3 18:31)
Heeney just misses a snap from near CHF. (Q3 19:37)
Weller receives from Steele and snaps a goal from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 22:22)
Florent marks 40m out on a slight angle but tugs it way left. (Q3 23:06)
McKenzie is pinged for a hold on Rohan leading to 40m on a slight angle. Rohan shoots after the 3QT siren, that’s good as well. (Q3 26:07)
Battle misses a snap from half forward. (Q4 1:24)
Franklin marks a Heeney ball on the HFF, wheels and shoots across the face from 40m. (Q4 4:21)
Callum Sinclair kicks long from half forward to the opposite pocket for Franklin 20m out, Buddy tries a set shot screwing ball and makes it work for goal number four. (Q4 6:06)
Membrey converts a set shot from the hotspot for his first goal. (Q4 7:51)
Gresham roves in the goalsquare but kicks straight up and down, Patty McCartin catches it and snaps wide from 10m. (Q4 8:51)
Gresham marks near the hotspot for some more junk. (Q4 10:06)
Parker plays on after marking at half forward and misses. (Q4 13:21)
Weller gives to Austin in space on the HFF, who misses from 40m with a poor technique. (Q4 16:18)
Cunningham hits the lead of Parker in front of Clark 30m out on the flank. Parker looks inside but goes back for the set shot, and splits the middle. (Q4 19:06)
Battle snaps on the turn from near CHF, two Swans chase to the square but the ball bounces through for his second major. (Q4 21:21)
Steven burns off Kennedy on a gallop down members wing, his kick finds Membrey 45m out on the flank who doesn’t score. (Q4 24:51)
Ronke leaps across in front of Newnes to clunk a Hannebery kick to 40m on a slight angle, but misses. (Q4 26:05)
Lloyd misses a long-range snap just before the final siren. (Q4 27:21)

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