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Blog log from R4 of 2019: West Coast vs Fremantle

Ball up at the Eagle hotspot, Kennedy roves Allen’s tap and feeds Petruccelle to run into the open goal! (Q1 1:15)
Masten marks on the HBF but his long diagonal kick to Gaff in the centre is spoiled, Langdon mops up and goes to Walters 40m out in front. Sonny misses with a shank. (Q1 6:01)
Hickey tackles Hughes from behind but falls into his back, Hughes kicks from half forward to the square but it’s off hands for a behind. (Q1 8:06)
Taberner goes long from half forward to the square but two Eagles get back to spoil Schulz and the crumb falls for a behind. (Q1 9:50)
A loose ball ricochets off Ryan’s boot in the BP and goes OOTF 20m out, Darling takes the free and converts as you knew he would. (Q1 11:46)
Switkowski gives to Matera on the boundary 20m out, who tries a very low percentage drop punt that goes wide. (Q1 13:42)
Gaff roves on the wing then speeds down the flank and goes to Ryan 30m out on a slight angle, he kicks truly. (Q1 16:27)
Kennedy sets Ryan off on a run through midfield, he handballs towards Petruccelle who takes a while to get a handle on it but eventually runs around Wilson and goals from 20m. (Q1 19:46)
Taberner marks a Matera long kick at the top of the square but shanks it into the post, disastrously. (Q1 20:47)
Of course the Eagles go coast to coast from the kick in, Masten passes to Kennedy 45m out in front whose set shot is touched on the line. (Q1 22:39)
Cole kicks long from midfield to the hotspot where Kennedy marks over Pearce and kicks truly. (Q1 25:16)
Yeo passes to Darling 45m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 7:51)
Taberner goals from the square after a feed from McCarthy who had caught a smothered Matera kick. (Q2 11:19)
Cerra hits the post with a snap from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 13:06)
Shuey passes to Kennedy 35m out in front who misses a relatively easy one. (Q2 20:07)
Darling earns a holding free on Hughes 40m out on a slight angle, Hughes having to cover for the injured Hamling is not doing well at all. Darling kicks truly, two for him. (Q2 21:32)
Yeo runs down the wing, reaches the HFF and goes inside to Allen 40m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q3 0:58)
Kennedy marks a centring Darling kick over Pearce near the behind post and screws through the first goal of Q3, which looks very much like already being junk time. (Q3 4:30)
Taberner kicks his third point. (Q3 7:32)
Hill runs free to half forward, a rarity in this game, and passes to Hogan at the hotspot for his first goal in purple. (Q3 8:39)
Cole is pinged for holding McCarthy without the footy 40m out on the flank, the Docker kicks truly. (Q3 11:51)
Mundy passes to Schultz at the hotspot who misses a pretty easy set shot. (Q3 20:29)
Hill passes to McCarthy at the hotspot. Fremantle has missed too many of these soda shots today… this one goes through. (Q3 26:10)
Allen intercepts a slow and telegraphed Conca kick across half back to 30m out on the flank, he kicks an opportunist goal. (Q3 29:10)
Sheed rides a Brayshaw tackle and gives off to Allen who snaps wide from 40m on the flank. (Q4 2:43)
Mundy turns the ball over by foot at half back, Redden pokes a pass to Cripps 45m out in the corridor but he misses. (Q4 4:47)
Kennedy gets a contact free on Ryan 30m out on the boundary, very soft, Kennedy’s set shot is short and rushed. (Q4 5:57)
Ryan snaps wide from congestion at half forward after a stoppage. (Q4 8:55)
Colyer roves on the HFF and kicks to the boundary 20m out for Taberner whose accuracy has been poor today, and this one doesn’t even score. (Q4 10:40)
Darling is in front of a pack 25m out on a slight angle and draws a soft free on the hapless Hughes, he kicks the sealing goal. (Q4 14:41)
Taberner finally gets a set shot on line, this one from 35m on the flank. 6:06 left and four kicks in it, Ross Lyon sides don’t win it from here. (Q4 18:13)
Matera roves a Hogan contest at half forward and gives over the top to Walters who goals from 20m. Surely not? This would be thievery! (Q4 19:30)
5:36 at the next centre bounce. (Q4 19:56)
Hill screws a tough snap with two Eagles on him into the post from 20m on the flank. (Q4 21:27)
Throw in on the wing, 3:44, three kicks in it. (Q4 22:57)
Ryan gives to Shuey whose snap from the pocket is marked on the line by Ryan, the rebound breaks down across midfield though, Eagles have this won. (Q4 24:12)
Darling roves at CHF and gives to Cripps who has Kennedy running into the open goal for a champagne footy goal. (Q4 26:18)
Walters roves a Hogan contest and snaps truly from 20m but it’s well inside the last minute, too late she cried. (Q4 27:34)

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