Blog log from R16 of 2018: West Coast vs Western Sydney

Himmelberg marks a Daniels kick from the wing over Hurn 40m out on the flank, but misses. (Q1 3:19)
Hutchings marks running behind Kelly to 40m on a slight angle, he boots the first goal of the evening. (Q1 4:59)
Yeo kicks long after receiving outside a stoppage 50m out on a slight angle, but it drifts just wide. (Q1 7:55)
Langdon runs free through the HFF and centres to Lobb at the hotspot for the first GWS goal. (Q1 9:04)
Shuey receives and shoots from 35m on a slight angle but a little push by Shiels skews his snap wide. (Q1 11:05)
de Boer runs away from a pack on the HFF after a feed by Taranto and goes to Giles-Langdon in the pocket 25m out, who kicks OOTF. (Q1 15:28)
Cripps passes to Lycett 30m out wide on the flank, who doesn’t score. (Q1 17:37)
Himmelberg marks in front of two Eagles at the hotspot but for some reason gives off to de Boer who has two more Eagles on him, snap smothered, no score. (Q1 19:06)
Perryman gets a downfield free 35m out on a slight angle for Shuey bumping Lobb after kicking inside 50, he steers through the goal. (Q1 20:10)
Lobb gives to Himmelberg for a snap at the hotspot just before the QT siren… wide left. (Q1 27:19)
Ainsworth hits the crumb from a long ball to a big pack at the Eagle hotspot at full pace, he rolls through a nice goal from 10m. (Q2 4:22)
Lycett marks 45m out in front and kicks the go-ahead goal. (Q2 6:37)
Giles-Langdon scoots away from congestion on the wing, reaches the HFF and goes short to Coniglio 35m out on the flank. Cogs converts, another lead change. (Q2 8:37)
Redden falls into the back of Ward in a tackle at a stoppage 30m out on the flank, but the GWS captain misses. (Q2 11:22)
Gaff snaps a nice goal from the pocket 30m out after receiving from Hutchings. (Q2 12:54)
Giles-Langdon roves a Himmelberg contest at the top of the square but snaps wide under extremely heavy pressure. (Q2 14:33)
Daniels gathers on the HFF and hits Reid with a pass to 30m on the flank, who shoots across the face. (Q2 16:52)
Rioli roves a McGovern contest at half forward and grubbers a snap from 50m on a slight angle, that one rolls through. (Q2 19:17)
Reid gives to Shiel who snaps on the turn from 30m on the flank… just wide. (Q2 19:37)
Redden misses a quick snap from a pack at the hotspot. (Q2 21:09)
Hutchings marks a long Cripps kick over his taggee Kelly, turns and runs into the open goal. (Q2 23:37)
Giles-Langdon roves a bit of frontal pressure by de Boer in the FP and gives to Ward for the goal from the top of the square. (Q3 1:44)
Cripps roves at the hotspot and snap across the body for a nice goal. (Q3 3:05)
Tomlinson dives behind Cole and marks in the pocket 20m for a nice goal. (Q3 6:54)
Cripps passes short to McGovern 45m out on the flank on a fast rebound around the outer wing. McGovern, who had a very quiet first half, bangs that one through. (Q3 10:27)
Daniels gathers a bouncing Davis ball from the HFF near the hotspot and snaps quickly over his left shoulder, but it’s wide. (Q3 13:09)
Daniels misses everything with a running snap from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 15:13)
Griffen gets a set shot 50m out on the flank, but misses. (Q3 16:16)
Redden catches Whitfield HTB at the hotspot and pops that one through too. (Q3 18:39)
Cripps draws a front-on contact free on Shaw on the boundary 25m out and screws through another one for the Eagles. (Q3 20:49)
Tomlinson is on his own at half forward for a long Shiel ball, he turns and shoots from 45m on a slight angle and the goal umpire doesn’t have to move. (Q3 23:55)
Haynes kicks up the guts from outside CHF, de Boer draws a front-on contact free on Duggan 15m out in front and goals. (Q3 25:10)
Lobb marks in front of Allen 40m out on the flank, tippy-toes in like native son JJK and misses left. (Q3 29:35)
Coniglio hits the post with a screwing snap from 30m on the flank. (Q3 30:57)
Yeo misses with a snap from 55m on a slight angle. (Q4 0:24)
Griffen screws a snap wide off his left boot from 40m near the boundary. (Q4 1:45)
Jetta receives from Hutchings and passes low and hard from midfield to the lead of Lycett 45m out on a slight angle. Lycett’s set shot is short and rushed. (Q4 4:20)
Hutchings passes to Ah Chee at much the same spot as Lycett’s shot, his attempt is a bit longer, did it fall the right side of the line? Video review… ruled off Simpson’s finger. (Q4 5:51)
Kelly centres after a stoppage in the pocket to the top of the square for Himmelberg to mark and goal. Only a kick in it now! (Q4 8:37)
Rioli kicks across half back to a contest, Daniels gets a contact free in front of Cole, he gives off to Whitfield who launches a howitzer from 55m on a slight angle, GWS leads! (Q4 10:37)
Yeo sharks a handball on the HFF and starts an attack through heavy traffic around the boundary by hand, Rioli baulks past Reid but drops it, taps inside to Gaff, goal from 20m! (Q4 12:52)
Kelly kicks long after the next centre bounce, Lobb brings the ball to ground, Cole roves but Himmelberg gets an extremely lucky HTB free and goals! (Q4 14:37)
Cripps receives 40m out in the corridor but his checkside is a shank that goes OOTF. (Q4 15:26)
Naitanui marks the kick in over a big pack on the HFF, McGovern flies for the long ball pumped back in but it’s eventually rushed. (Q4 16:41)
Yeo pokes a pass under heavy pressure at half forward to Ah Chee who draws a front-on contact free on Davis 20m out on the flank, but BAC just misses. (Q4 19:53)
Rioli marks an Ainsworth pass 45m out on a slight angle and delivers a fabulous finish to kick the Eagles out by seven! (Q4 21:38)
Shuey plays on to advantage from a free in the centre, Lycett draws an arm chop free, McGovern plays on with a snap to an empty square from 40m on a slight angle… bounces home! (Q4 22:48)
Eagles now playing some tempo with the clock nearing 3:30. (Q4 24:10)
Redden gives away 50m for late contact on Ward after a mark behind the wing, Ward plays on and has his shot smothered, eventually Whitfield snaps from near the hotspot, wide. (Q4 25:23)
Ainsworth roves the kick in and passes to Rioli on the wing, he slows it down, clock near 2:00 now. (Q4 25:55)
More tempo footy on the outer wing by the Eagles, clock down to 1:30, just about home now. (Q4 26:25)
Ball in teh Eagles forward 50 as the clock ticks under a minute. (Q4 27:24)
The Giants rebound around the outer wing, Kelly passes to Taranto near the boundary 40m out. Taranto kicks across the face, Eagles will win. (Q4 28:23)

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