Blog log from R17 of 2018: Melbourne vs Western Bulldogs

Harmes is pinged for deliberate rushing 10m out from goal under a Dahlhaus tackle. Wallis takes the free from the square for the first goal. (Q1 0:47)
Melksham roves a bouncing ball by Lewis to the pocket and tries a left foot snap from the boundary 20m out, it bounces through! (Q1 4:16)
Tom McDonald marks at half forward, baulks around Trengove and goes to the square, Garlett mops up but his attempt at a Joe the Goose handball goes over the goal line for a behind. (Q1 6:13)
Garlett marks a Hannan long ball over the top 15m out on a slight angle and pops through his first goal. (Q1 8:30)
Gowers centres from the HFF, Hunter goes back with the flight to take a nice mark at the hotspot for his first goal. (Q1 11:15)
Hannan roves at the hotspot and gives to Tom McDonald who gets a slightly lucky free for being legged by Adams, who fell in front of him. TMac goals. (Q1 12:56)
Roughead snaps across the face from a pack 30m out on the flank. (Q1 17:28)
Jones gives wide of a pack to Fritsch who snaps off a step from 40m on the flank… wide right. (Q1 18:16)
Salem roves at half forward and passes wide to Fritsch 40m out on the flank, not far from his last attempt. This time he misses left. (Q1 19:59)
Hunter spoils a Tom McDonald kick to Vince in the HBF, butters up and hits the square for Schache to mark and goal. (Q1 22:06)
Roughead drops a mark at half forward but there are Dogs everywhere for the crumb, McLean gives to Wallis who snaps truly from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 25:58)
Hannan misses a quick snap from the HFF. (Q2 0:41)
Gowers marks 30m out on the flank but kicks OOTF. (Q2 2:24)
Frost beats Schache to a ground ball in the square for a rushed behind. (Q2 3:26)
Hogan has two on him for a high Hannan ball to the pocket 20m out, Hunter has an arm over the shoulder, obvious free and Hogan converts. (Q2 6:25)
Gowers goes long to the square from the HFF, the ball pitches and bounces high, Jetta leaps on the line, did he touch it before it went through? Yes, a behind. (Q2 8:05)
Schache marks a Gowers pass 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 11:40)
Spargo roves a Hogan contest and bounces through a nice finish from 25m on a slight angle. (Q2 13:52)
Hogan marks a Petracca centre clearance kick to the hotspot in front of Adams, but sprays the shot. (Q2 15:23)
Hogan gets a blocking free on Naughton for a long ball to the hotspot, Spargo plays on with a Joe the Goose special for Neal-Bullen. (Q2 16:07)
Gowers roves a pack at the top of the square but his left-foot snap is straight up and down, eventually off hands for a behind. (Q2 17:42)
Schache marks 45m out on a slight angle and carefully steers through his second goal. (Q2 21:37)
Vince misses a running snap from 40m in front after a give by Gawn. (Q2 22:23)
Biggs releases Johannisen for a gallop to 50m on a slight angle, he launches a big goal! (Q2 26:15)
Morris gets a rare set shot from 40m on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 1:38)
Salem falls into the back of Lipinski to give away an obvious free at the top of the square, the set shot looks a little over-cautious but it avoids the right goalpost. (Q3 4:33)
Neal-Bullen marks 35m out on a slight angle and restores Melbourne’s lead. (Q3 6:02)
Hogan marks 45m out on the flank, runs in rightish but hoofs it just inside the right goalpost for a nice finish. (Q3 7:23)
Oliver roves a pack at the hotspot and skids through another one for Melbourne! (Q3 8:33)
Daniel passes short and hard from midfield to Roughead 45m out in the corridor, who hooks it OOTF. (Q3 10:38)
Petracca has Neal-Bullen over the back on a coast-to-coast rebound, the kick is poor but ANB is good enough to gather and ride a tackle for the give to Hannan to goal from 20m. (Q3 12:03)
Oliver streams through midfield and hits Garlett 35m out on a slight angle, Jeffie sails through that one as well. (Q3 14:54)
Morris is out of position and gives away a contact free to Hogan at the top of the square, another goal Melbourne. (Q3 16:39)
Tom McDonald juggles a mark in front of Smith in the pocket 20m out for another one. (Q3 18:41)
Honeychurch roves on the HFF and centres to Wallis 40m out on a slight angle, who splits the middle with his set shot for his third goal. (Q3 20:24)
Spargo restarts the Demon party with a snap goal from 40m on a slight angle after the Dees again boss the next centre bounce. (Q3 22:24)
McLean snaps truly from 30m on a slight angle after a tap by Roughead. (Q3 24:09)
Gawn to Oliver for the next centre clearance, Tom McDonald marks 30m out on the flank but doesn’t score with a shank. (Q3 25:24)
Lipinski gives to Schache who snaps off the left from 40m in the corridor just before the 3QT siren… just wide. (Q3 31:16)
Hannan roves the Tom McDonald contest to a Melksham ball to the square but his snap is smothered for a behind. (Q4 1:42)
Tom McDonald misses a snap from a stoppage deep in the pocket. (Q4 4:11)
Lewis gets a 50m penalty on Wallis for encroachment to bring him from wing to near the hotspot, he goals. (Q4 14:29)
Garlett passes to Hogan at the hotspot for his fourth goal. (Q4 17:15)
Johannisen roves and goals from the hotspot, it is well and truly junk time now though. (Q4 21:55)
Tom McDonald marks a Harmes centre clearance kick over Smith 40m out on a slight angle and boots his third goal. (Q4 22:55)
Oliver gets involved three times on a run through midfield and goes long to Petracca in the square for some garbage. (Q4 24:12)

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