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Blog log from PF of 2019: Richmond vs Geelong

Edwards gives at stoppage at CHF to Cotchin who feeds Castagna for a snap off the left across the body from 30m on the flank… wide.
Ratugolea to Ablett at a stoppage, Ablett snaps across the body off his left from the hotspot, did it hit Grimes on the way through? Video review… ruled a goal. (Q1 4:58)
Lynch draws two for an Ellis kick to the HFF, Rioli stays down for the crumb and goes to Martin who marks behind Blicavs 20m out on a slight angle and goals. (Q1 8:33)
Graham roves the next centre bounce and kicks to the HFF where Lynch marks over Taylor 45m out and boots his first goal of the evening. The stars are firing in the prelim! (Q1 9:59)
Another clean exit from the next centre bounce for Richmond, Prestia kicks long, Lynch drops the mark over Taylor but it sits up for him to gather and goal on the line! (Q1 11:26)
Selwood sends a lovely cross-field kick from one wing to the other for O’Connor to mark in stride and hit Ratugolea 40m out on a slight angle, but the Fijian misses. (Q1 13:18)
Prestia passes to Caddy to mark over Tuohy 45m out on a slight angle and miss badly. (Q1 14:54)
Lynch marks in front of Kolodjashnij 50m out on the flank, his set shot falls in the square and is off hands for a behind. (Q1 17:19)
Slow play by Geelong with a high bomb to a pack at the hotspot, Dahlhaus roves and gives to Kelly who snaps truly off a step. (Q1 18:32)
Dahlhaus gives to Ablett who grubbers wide from 20m on the flank. (Q1 19:44)
Miers is Johnny on the spot for a dump kick from defence by Short to 45m on the flank, he plays on and rams through his first goal! (Q1 22:25)
Ablett centres from the HFF to Bews at true CHF, his set shot doesn’t score. (Q1 25:40)
Ablett gives forward of a pack on the HFF to Kelly who hits the post from 35m. (Q1 28:03)
Narkle misses Dangerfield leading to 40m on a slight angle but Miers reads it to mark over the back with skill and goal to give Geelong the lead. (Q1 29:00)
Miers gives to Kelly after the first centre bounce of Q2, he fends off Broad and snaps around the corner from 40m in front for a big goal. (Q2 0:22)
Lambert roves at defensive hotspot but Blicavs catches him HTB, Blicavs then sprays a relatively easy set shot. (Q2 1:58)
Dahlhaus gives to Selwood who snaps off a step from just inside 50m on a slight angle… wide. (Q2 3:43)
Miers gets a free for a bump in the side by Baker 40m out on the flank, he gives off to Tuohy who misses. (Q2 7:25)
Lynch stands up in a tackle after a stoppage at the hotspot and gives to Bolton who snaps wide from 20m on a slight angle. (Q2 9:53)
Cotchin beats Ablett in a ground battle on members wing then toepokes to Houli who has Martin over the back 20m out on the flank, Dusty misses though. (Q2 11:28)
Henderson bombs long to a big pack in the pocket, the crumb flips over the back where two Cats can raffle it, Narkle comes up with the winning ticket and goal. (Q2 13:44)
Houli waits after marking on the point of the centre square and delivers a nice touch pass to Castagna 40m out in the corridor. Castagna kicks truly. (Q2 22:59)
Guthrie baulks clear after a stoppage on the wing and shoots on the burst from 50m on a slight angle in the last minute before HT… wide. (Q2 26:16)
Dangerfield gets a free for a push by Vlastuin on the HFF, then Astbury gets pinged for timewasting to bring him to the goal line for a charity goal just on HT. (Q2 27:38)
Lynch gets the scoring underway for Q3 with a goal from a set shot from 35m on the flank. (Q3 1:50)
Martin tumbles a punt from a stoppage on the wing to Lynch with two on him at the hotspot, the big man beats both of them to mark on his chest… but miss. (Q3 3:20)
Repeat inside 50 to Richmond after the force the turnover in midfield, Riewoldt has three on him for a long bomb to 20m out but he taps down to Martin who goals! (Q3 4:35)
Miers turns the ball over by foot on the HBF, Bolton kicks between two Cats to Castagna 30m out on the flank who plays on and screws through the goal. Point in it! (Q3 15:57)
More frontal pressure by the Tigers, Prestia kicks from the pocket to Lynch who gets held by Kolodjashnij but marks anyway 20m out on a slight angle and goals. Richmond leads! (Q3 18:46)
Miers gets a free kick for a hard spoil by Short from behind 40m out on a slight angle, but hooks the set shot left. (Q3 22:34)
O’Connor catches Lynch HTB as he shapes to snap from the HFF to prevent a score. (Q3 23:48)
Lynch marks at half forward and passes to Prestia 40m out in the corridor after Martin beats two in a ground battle on the wing, Prestia kicks truly. (Q3 27:41)
Selwood passes to Dahlhaus on the HFF then runs to receive, his long ball to the square favours Henderson who marks over Vlastuin and goals. (Q3 30:16)
Edwards hits the crumb from a Lynch contest against two on the HFF at full pace and kicks to the square where Lambert runs into the open goal. (Q4 3:06)
Lynch gives to Martin who snaps wide from a pack at the hotspot. (Q4 4:30)
Atkins roves a Blicavs contest and fends off on the HFF for a toepoke pass to Kelly 40m out on a slight angle, who kicks the goal. (Q4 6:16)
Blicavs down to Parfitt for the next centre clearance, Ablett beats Baker to mark 45m out on a slight angle then miss. (Q4 7:44)
Caddy passes to Riewoldt to mark 30m out on a slight angle with his man Kolodjashnij trailing five metres behind. Riewoldt, who has had a very quiet night, misses this. (Q4 10:32)
Caddy baulks clear on the wing and somehow has two Tigers on Bews 20m out in front, Lynch marks and boots goal number five. (Q4 12:02)
Riewoldt marks on the boundary 25m out and screws through the set shot, Tiger fans up as one but the goal umpire says it touched the post! Just a behind. (Q4 13:47)
Cats sweep forward from the kick in, Miers gives to Menegola who tries a grubber from the pocket 20m out but Astbury dives on the line to touch it through. (Q4 15:02)
Graham straightens for a running snap from 40m in the corridor but shoots wide. (Q4 19:40)
Bolton roves outside a pack on the HFF and gives inside to Prestia who snaps off a step from 45m on a slight angle… Riewoldt shepherds it through! Just about the sealer… (Q4 21:26)
Riewoldt gets a rather red hot HTB free on Kolodjashnij 30m out on the flank, but misses. Four kicks in it, less than four minutes left, game over. (Q4 24:37)
Henderson and Vlastuin contest on the line from a Menegola kick from half forward, it’s off Henderson’s hands for a behind. (Q4 25:32)
Martin centres to Castagna 40m out in the corridor in the last minute who misses. (Q4 28:49)

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