Blog log from R3 of 2015: Carlton vs Essendon

Gibbs runs out of stoppage, side stepping with ease before feeding it off to Doherty. The ex-Lion has a shot from the 50 on the flank, and hits the post. (Q1 2:22)
Casboult brings the ball to ground and a couple of Bombers with him, allowing Henderson to rove and goal from 20 directly in front! (Q1 5:52)
Bellchambers gives the free away for holding Wood in the ruck contest, although the adjudication was questionable. From 50 on the flank, he misses to the near side. (Q1 8:25)
Carlisle picks it up at ankle height and whacks it off to Cooney who hits the leading Zaharakis ahead of pressure from Tuohy. From 30 on the flank, David goals! (Q1 11:36)
Melksham to Colyer to Howlett all by foot, in a brilliant coast to coast where Ben marked out the back of Simpson. From 25 out directly in front, he makes no mistake! (Q1 14:21)
Chapman turns it over after extreme pressure applied by Docherty and it ends with Yarran finding Henderson on the lead. From 40 out, Lachie slots the maximum! (Q1 16:05)
Bell goes long out the back to Ellard and Casboult gets to the fall of the ball after Gleeson’s fist. His quick shot misses from 20. (Q1 21:07)
Cripps feeds it out of the stoppage to Everett who has the quick shot from 30 on the sharp angle, but he misses to the near side. (Q1 21:21)
Long bomb in and Daniher is pushed out of the marking contest by Rowe and Joe will line up from deep in the pocket. He misses to the near side with a drop punt. (Q1 22:36)
Ambrose takes Jamison down with a stellar tackle and Howlett’s immediate snap from 30 on the flank misses to the far side. (Q1 24:51)
Chapman runs it down with a bounce and then hits up the leading Carlisle ahead of the undersized Simpson. From 45 on the slight angle, he misses to the left hand side. (Q1 26:36)
Yarran stepped into Daniher who was attempting to fly for the mark, but Joe receives the free. From 40 on the flank, Joe whacks it straight through! (Q1 28:46)
Watson takes it straight out of the stoppage and goes straight for home. Kade runs back and touches it on the line to avoid the goal against. (Q1 30:06)
Carrazzo gets it out of the stoppage to the hard running Judd. The Eagle waltzes in to 30 on the sharp angle and splits the middle with ease! (Q2 1:35)
Watson finds Zaharakis on the lead ahead of Curnow, 45 metres out from goal on the flank. David goes back and slots the major for the quick reply! (Q2 4:06)
Hibberd bombs it long to the goal square and Gibbs spoils Bellchambers but Chapman is there to volley it home from point blank range! Brilliant timing from Paul! (Q2 10:46)
Gibbs slots the major after Hibberd produced a poor pass by going through the corridor where the Blues chopped it off with ease. Bryce did the rest from 25! (Q2 12:21)
Henderson gets to the bouncing ball ahead of Hurley, and steps this way and that before snapping to the near side from deep in the pocket. (Q2 13:12)
Howlett slams it home from 40 on the flank after receiving on the lead! (Q2 15:02)
Judd creates the turn over through sheer pressure on the mark after Gleeson turned it over. Armfield receives from Chris, and whacks it through from 30 directly in front! (Q2 16:47)
Walker marks on the lead after the Blues received a dubious holding the ball decision in their favour. From 30 on the flank, Andrew hits the post. (Q2 18:24)
Bellchambers to Colyer to Chapman, who takes the simple mark running out the back unopposed. Paul turns around and kicks it truly with a simple snap effort from 30! (Q2 19:42)
Fletcher to Stanton who finds Daniher on the lead ahead of Henderson. From 35 on the flank, Joe trots in and makes no mistake! (Q2 21:57)
Gibbs turns it over out of defence to Gibbered who quickly finds Goddard who marks ahead of pressure from the desperate Gibbs. Brendon kicks from 45 on the flank and goals! (Q2 27:33)
Heppell finishes superbly from 45 after he gets a step on Carrazzo, receives from Chapman from the stoppage and he dribbles it home! (Q2 30:18)
Everett finds Ellard on the lead who in turn flicks it off to Yarran. Chris sizes up the options before launching from outside 50, missing to the right hand side. (Q3 4:53)
Watson chips in the low delivery to Carlisle who marks ahead of Docherty on the lead. From directly in front 25 out, Jake slams it home! (Q3 7:06)
Watson bangs in the drilling pass to Carlisle who then goes long to the top of the square where Bellchambers takes a towering contested mark. He misses from 15 out! (Q3 8:19)
Watson to Cooney who hits Carlisle on the lead ahead of Rowe. From 30 on the slight angle, he misses as well. (Q3 10:10)
Armfield works it forward and eventually gets it in his hands before finding Bell with a bouncing pass at the top of the square. Tom whacks it home from the top of the square! (Q3 13:36)
Gibbs receives a free for high contact against Howlett in the attempted tackle. From directly in front 50 out, the former number 1 draft pick misses to the right hand side. (Q3 16:07)
Colyer to Watson to Zaharakis all by foot and David takes an uncontested mark 35 out from goal on the flank. He waltzes in and has his third of the afternoon! (Q3 18:55)
Gleeson bounces it to Stanton off to Goddard and then Watson who finds Daniher on the lead. From 25 on the flank, Joe has another! (Q3 20:42)
Wood receives the free kick and goes long to Jones who launches himself at the ball ahead of Fletcher and takes the strong mark. From 45 on the flank, it misses to the near side. (Q3 22:42)
Walker bounces a pass to Yarran who drills a pass onto the chest of Everitt. From 35 on the slight angle, he whacks it through the middle! (Q3 25:42)
Byrne gives away a free kick to Colyer for the new interpretation of interrupting the marking attempt. Harsh decision as Travis slots the major on 3QT! (3 Qtr Time)
Watson drills in the low pass to Melksham who takes the uncontested mark. From 50 on the slight angle, Jake misses. (3 Qtr Time)
Gibbs has a quick kick out of congestion, but his shot misses to the near side from 30. (3 Qtr Time)
Judd runs hard through the stoppage with ball in hand and shoots for goal from 50 in trademark style but he misses to the left hand side. (3 Qtr Time)
Watson bounces home another after receiving from Fletcher in a coast to coast move. Jobe works it from a step outside 50 to split the middle! (3 Qtr Time)
Cripps, Murphy, Simpson and then off to Jones who runs to 50 and bounces home a major after a hard run created space to line it up himself! (3 Qtr Time)
Carrazzo goes long into the Henderson/Hurley contest and Lachie takes the strong mark before going short to the unattended Walker. From 30 out on the slight, Andrew goals! (3 Qtr Time)
Cripps tackles Fletcher and wraps him up and receives the holding the ball decision. Patrick trots in from 35 on the flank and misses poorly to the far side. (3 Qtr Time)
Henderson wins a brilliant one on one and pulled the kick wide to Everitt, who takes the pill ahead of Ashby, and slams it home from 50 off one step! (Q4 17:06)
Murphy finds the hard running youngster in Cripps who steadies at 50 and lets fly but his shot misses to the right hand side. (Q4 21:35)
Jones kicks it out the back and the bounce doesn’t favour Everitt, but he gathers and lines up from 25 on the slight angle. He kicks it to the wrong side of the post for a minor. (Q4 23:32)
Murphy wins it within the contest and finds Ellard on the lead with a brilliant well weighted delivery. From a step inside 50 on the flank, David nails it! (Q4 27:48)
Merrett works it out the back and it gets worked even further down the park from the Colyer slap and Howlett has the simple task of kicking it from point blank! He does! (Q4 30:27)
Melksham hacks it out of congestion and registers a minor score from 25 after the boundary throw in. (Q4 31:23)
Bombers get home after a scare or two in that final term. They’ll be better for the run. (Q4 31:23)

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