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Blog log from R4 of 2020: St Kilda vs Richmond

Edwards runs from the centre to 45m and slots the first goal after a sizzling inside handball by Higgins to send him away. (Q1 0:32)
Stack drops an intercept mark in defence and Butler is right there to mop up and goal from 30m on the flank. (Q1 2:51)
Gresham passes to Membrey 35m out on a slight angle, very gettable this set shot and he hits the post. (Q1 4:27)
King provides a crumb for Membrey in the pocket who draws a man and gives a Joe the Goose special for Marshall to run into goal. (Q1 7:17)
Battle plays for and gets a holding free on Short 40m out on a slight angle and steers that one through as well, Saints playing all over Richmond early. (Q1 10:15)
Butler runs away from congestion on the wing and passes off the outside of the boot to the corridor for Membrey to mark 35m out and goal. Saints have the jump! (Q1 13:03)
Long roves a chaos ball by Cotchin near the hotspot, breaks two tackles but falls into a third and is caught HTB. Castagna takes the free from 35m on a slight angle and goals. (Q1 16:48)
Caddy centres to Cotchin on the HFF who gives to Lynch for a snap goal from 45m. (Q1 18:31)
Battle marks a Marshall kick in front of Houli on the HFF, his set shot falls on the behind line and is intercepted by Nankervis, no score. (Q1 21:23)
Lonie centres from the pocket to the square, King contests and drops the ball down to his feet where Kent pounces and goals off his left! (Q1 23:33)
Lynch flies against Howard and shows superior judgement to mark at the hotspot and goal, two for him for the quarter. (Q1 25:06)
Hannebery feeds Butler who runs to 40m on a slight angle and screws a bouncing snap wide, disappointingly. (Q1 27:19)
Riewoldt marks in the pocket 25m out, plays on and snaps wide just before the QT siren. (Q1 29:09)
Caddy passes to Riewoldt on the boundary 40m out who shows us he’s not done yet with a fabulous set shot for his first goal! (Q2 3:40)
Butler roves a long ball to a massive pack at the hotspot and grubbers home. (Q2 5:51)
A long period of broken play in midfield as both sides try to own the corridor ends with Kent kicking long to the Saint goalsquare where Hill is on his own to mark and goal. (Q2 10:47)
The Saints run the ball from half back with not much to kick to but Jones puts it in front of Butler to run onto and goal from 20m. (Q2 15:08)
Prestia clears from the next centre bounce to Lynch at true CHF, whose set shot drifts left. (Q2 17:04)
The Tigers handball their way down the flank ending with Lambert feeding Bolton for the goal from 20m, who had started it with chase on the flank to force a turnover. (Q2 17:51)
Cotchin roves a Higgins contest on the HFF and gives inside to Castagna who shoots from 45m but hits the post. (Q2 22:38)
Castagna rolls a snap wide from a pack 25m out. (Q3 0:43)
Lonie gets a free for Cotchin grabbing him without the footy as he flashes through a stoppage at the hotspot, he kicks the first goal of Q3. (Q3 3:42)
Short passes short to Lynch 40m out on a slight angle, who kicks OOTF. (Q3 5:12)
Membrey leaps straight up to juggle a mark from a long Battle kick from the HFF to the hotspot, he goals. (Q3 7:55)
Butler kicks long from midfield to a pack at the hotspot, everyone falls over except for Marsh who marks and goals. Saints making a big move in the premiership quarter! (Q3 10:23)
Martin kicks from the HBF to the centre, it’s not pretty but the Tigers swarm forward in numbers ending with Stack getting a lucky bounce from a Lynch kick to run into goal. (Q3 13:58)
Riewoldt gets another lucky bounce with Howard left helpless as Higgins runs into the open goal. (Q3 17:13)
Grimes dumps Lonie after kicking inside 50, Butler takes the downfield free 30m out on the boundary and screws through a sensational finish! (Q3 20:16)
Cotchin passes to Riewoldt leading to the boundary 40m out, he misses. (Q3 22:28)
Nankervis marks an Astbury pass 30m out on a slight angle and goals just before the 3QT siren. (Q3 25:43)
King feeds Butler for a very tough snap from the pocket 20m out, he hits the post. (Q4 0:11)
Riewoldt gathers a bouncing Prestia kick and shoots on the turn off the left from 35m on a slight angle but the bounce is awry and it’s a point. (Q4 1:12)
Kent roves a ball in to 30m on a slight angle and snaps off his left, the ball just clears Vlaustin in the square for a huge goal! (Q4 4:58)
CLark passes to Marshall on the flank 45m out, Vlastuin is pinged for a late challenge to give away 50m and gift the sealing goal! (Q4 8:41)
Hill turns the ball over by hand on the HBF and Bolton snaps from a pack at the hotspot. Time enough, but the Tigers so far haven’t been anywhere near good enough. (Q4 12:41)
Marsh marks at true CHF, points at the goals but the ump calls him to play on, he speculates but Membrey flies and clunks the long ball to the square for the goal. (Q4 16:47)
King passes short to Marsh 45m out on a slight angle, ump thinks he has this one in him so he takes his full allotment of time to… not score. (Q4 18:26)
Bolton passes to Lynch 30m out on a slight angle, it’s too late now but he misses anyway. (Q4 20:52)

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