m Blog log from W1 of 2015: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond – FanFooty

Blog log from W1 of 2015: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond

Redpath marks a long Jong ball over Batchelor at the top of the square and boots the first goal. (Q1 8:10)
Stevens gives to Bontempelli who has a moment to measure a left foot snap on the lope from just inside CHF, but misses. (Q1 12:14)
Lloyd does a one-two with Arnot and has a ping from 40m on a slight angle with a low punch, no one in the square so it goes through at head height. (Q1 15:06)
The Tigers are kicking with a significant breeze in Q1. (Q1 15:59)
Dahlhaus rises in front of Castagna and marks a long Dahlhaus ball to the hotspot. He goals. (Q1 19:01)
Short is all on his own and roves a pack at the hotspot, then snaps blind over his left shoulder… nice goal. (Q1 20:30)
Lambert passes to Vickery at 45m on a slight angle. Vickery has the wind behind him… and splits the middle. (Q1 23:37)
Steven Morris marks on the lead in front of Dale Morris at 35m on the flank just before the QT siren. He rides the breeze very nicely to hook through a goal. (Q1 25:12)
A downfield free for a bump by Steven Morris on Dahlhaus for a kick to the top of the square gifts Tom Boyd an easy goal. (Q2 2:49)
Knights baulks a man and snaps a goal from the hotspot, after the ball falls perfectly for him from a pack on the flank. (Q2 6:38)
Dahlhaus snaps a goal from the top of the square after a period of frontal pressure to lock the ball into the pocket by the Dogs. (Q2 13:08)
Stevens gets a free for HTB 20m out in the pocket, the Tigers don’t man the mark very well so he saunters around and goals with ease. (Q2 16:17)
Grant goes very short to Hunter at 30m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q2 18:27)
Redpath dives and marks a chip by Jong to 45m on a slight angle. He has the wind behind him… no mistake. (Q2 20:27)
Honeychurch passes to the lead of Wallis who has to leap and clunk the mark under heavy pressure from Jong at 35m on a slight angle. He goals. (Q2 24:52)
Redpath marks on the lead 45m out on a slight angle, and doesn’t score kicking into the wind. (Q3 2:47)
Lloyd sails through a supergoal from a set shot just outside 50m on a slight angle, using the wind effectively. (Q3 8:57)
Lloyd passes from the wing to the lead of Morris at 40m on the flank. Morris misses. (Q3 11:48)
Bontempelli gives to Dahlhaus who has two Dogs inside him as he runs down the flank, decides to take the man on and goes himself… hits the post from 15m. Hmm. (Q3 13:03)
The Tigers go coast to coast from the kick in down members wing with Knights on his own at the top of the square to mark and goal. (Q3 13:03)
Arnot gets a clip over the ear by Matthew Boyd at 45m on a slight angle, he takes the free at the 3QT siren sounds… and navigates the breeze nicely for a goal. (Q3 22:47)
Grigg gets a free for high contact in a tackle by Wallis 20m out, plays on and runs into the open goal. (Q4 3:58)
Johannisen misses a set shot from just outside CHF. (Q4 10:06)
Gordon dives and marks an intelligent Knights kick from the wing on his chest 30m out on a slight angle. He goals. (Q4 13:05)
Minson drops a sitter in the pocket with Elton providing a contest. That one should have been taken. (Q4 15:33)
From the resulting throw in, Stringer misses with a snap. (Q4 15:49)
Stringer is paid a juggling mark on the boundary 35m out after Vlaustin kicks OOTF. He threads the needle, using the wind to perfection! (Q4 16:43)
Picken provides a contest 30m out on the flank, Stringer roves and snaps off the right across his body… just wide. (Q4 17:52)
The Dogs lock it in from the kick in with Dahlhaus spoiling, Bontempelli gets a chance 25m out on a slight angle with a give from Dahlhaus and makes no mistake. (Q4 18:48)
The Dogs again win the centre clearance, Macrae is paid a free for high contact under a Vlaustin tackle at 40m on a slight angle. Macrae goals as well. (Q4 19:53)
McBean marks near CHF but shaves the post on the set shot. (Q4 24:44)
Stringer goes up for a long ball to the hotspot, he’s spoiled but it lands straight in the lap of Dickson who baulks away from Castagna and snaps truly across his body on the left. (Q4 26:29)
Honeychurch snaps a junk time goal in the last ten seconds. (Q4 28:16)

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