Blog log from W3 of 2015: Western Bulldogs vs Melbourne

Hogan gets a free 40m out on a slight angle but his set shot falls short and is cleared. Pretty scrappy beginning here by all concerned.
Kennedy-Harris passes short to Garlett at 40m on a slight angle on the end of an impressive Melbourne move through the centre. Jeffie goals.
Jong streams through an empty centre square with three bounces running from halfback, launches from 65m with no one to kick to, it dribbles for a behind. (Q1 13:01)
Melbourne is dominating possession but there’s not a huge amount of goalmouth action as the Dogs are flooding back quite a bit. (Q1 13:01)
Hogan presents 20m out for a long ball up the guts, he is spoiled but Garlett flashes in with trademark style with a man on his hammer to volley home the goal. (Q1 13:01)
Kennedy-Harris baulks a few Dogs on the HFF in heavy traffic and centres to Cross 35m out in the corridor. Cross goals. (Qtr Time)
Kennedy-Harris is the receiver this time as he has a snap from 35m on the flank, and he makes no mistake. (Qtr Time)
Hogan marks a Dawes ball at 15m on the flank as the Demons continue their domination of the footy. He goals. (Q2 7:00)
On another fast break, Garlett runs free down the wing and chips over Dawes’ defender to Dawes who can run into the open goal. (Q2 11:54)
Cordy belatedly scores the first goal for the Bulldogs with a snap around the corner from mid range. (Q2 14:10)
Goodes misses a running snap from 25m near the boundary. (Q2 22:07)
Another flowing Demon move started from halfback ends with Jones marking 25m out on the flank. He goals. (Q2 22:41)
The Dees get another possession chain close to goal through traffic which ends with Frost getting the goal from close range. (Q2 25:10)
Watts roves a Hogan contest at the hotspot and gives to Tyson who misses. (Half Time)
Watts marks at 45m wide on the flank, a tough shot into the wind. He misses. (Q3 3:35)
Grant draws a free for a hold by Dunn 40m out on a slight angle. He sprays it OOTF. (Q3 5:12)
Garlett marks on the HFF, wheels around and centres to Watts at 40m in the corridor. Watts hooks it into the wind for a behind. (Q3 7:48)
Webb does a one-two with Daniel and has a snap from 20m on the flank but misses near side. (Q3 9:53)
Long Gawn ball to the top of the square, Hogan drops a sitter but the crumb falls to the front where there’s no one on Kennedy-Harris, he has a cup of tea then snaps the goal. (Q3 13:16)
Honeychurch forces a turnover at half forward with a tackle, Campbell gives to Grant who lets fly from just inside CHF and goals. (Q3 14:31)
Viney marks a centre clearance kick by Tyson 35m out in front and kicks way left into the wind, OOTF. (Q3 15:32)
Jong rises high in front of Garland and clunks a long Johannisen ball to 40m on the flank. He misses, just. (Q3 17:27)
Bontempelli kicks a pretty goal from a stoppage from 45m, showing his class as he did a few times last year in the same fashion. (Q3 19:46)
Bontempelli tries to repeat the dose after the next centre bounce but misses from 55m out in front. (Q3 20:36)
Toumpas misses the lot under a lot of pressure with a snap from 20m on the flank. (Q3 21:33)
A rare turnover by Melbourne rebounding from halfback, Stringer gives to Goodes who wheels onto the left and snaps off a step from the hotspot for a goal. (Q3 22:46)
Stringer passes to Jong on a fast break 50m out, Jong drops it but despite a chase by Lumumba he butters up and snaps truly! (Q4 4:24)
Michie passes to Bail at 40m on the flank, yet another quick move by the Demons into space from halfback. Bail misses. (Q4 6:19)
Gawn has a long set shot from 50m on the boundary just touched on the line by Redpath. (Q4 6:47)
Hamilton passes to Daniel wide on the flank 25m out. Daniel tries his luck into the teeth of the breeze, and goes narrow. (Q4 9:04)
Minson goals from a stoppage 35m out in front. (Q4 12:04)
The Dogs win the next centre clearance through Minson, Bontempelli gives to Boyd who lets fly on the burst from 45m on a slight angle… another goal! (Q4 12:04)
Hamilton roves a pack 20m out and has all the goals to aim at, but bananas into the post. (Q4 17:24)
Cordy gets a free on the HFF plus a 50m against Garland to gift him a charity goal from the square. (Q4 17:24)
Lumumba runs from the next centre bounce to right half forward, his bomb goes low and ugly to the square but Watts has good hands to mark and goal. (Q4 17:24)
Stringer runs away from congestion at 35m on the flank, has a man on his hammer and bounces through a goal from 20m. (Q4 17:24)
Webb catches Toumpas HTB at 40m wide on the flank. The set shot wobbles in the wind and is rushed from the square. (Q4 17:24)

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