Blog log from R3 of 2015: Adelaide vs Melbourne

Frost earns a free kick with a bullocking run through heavy traffic at the hotspot, a rather soft high contact free against Thompson. He misses. (Q1 5:16)
Newton gets a handball 55m out in front, turns and sums up a very crowded forward line by trying to roost it over their heads… and succeeds! (Q1 6:31)
Garlett’s grubber from the pocket is mopped up by Jacobs who gives to Henderson, but Jeffie follows up with a ripping tackle… Jones roves and goals from the hotspot! (Q1 9:31)
Jetta’s ball to Dawes in the pocket is spoiled by Talia but straight to Garlett who waltzes into the open goal! (Q1 11:16)
Garlett intercepts a terrible rebound kick by Jaensch to 45m on the flank, but misses. (Q1 14:39)
Kennedy-Harris baulks a man at CHF and runs to 35m but Thompson mows him down to prevent what looked like a certain goal! Looked like a lion on the Serengeti, did ST… (Q1 15:48)
Kent roves a Hogan contest and has a ping for an unlikely goal from the pocket 20m out screwing across the body off the left… misses. (Q1 17:19)
There is no wind at Adelaide Oval today, the Demons have just been all over the Crows with relentless pressure on the ballcarrier and their outlets. (Q1 19:09)
Betts gets a second to sum up the situation in a pressured forward 50 and pokes a pass from HFF to Lynch at 25m near the boundary. Lynch goals. (Q1 20:32)
Dawes is paid a free for contact by Jaensch going for a Vandenberg ball to 45m near the boundary. The set shot drops in the square, Jamar roves but his snap is touched for a point. (Q1 26:33)
Watts drops a sitter of a mark at CHB, the Crows pounce, Cameron roves a Jenkins contest at the hotspot and snaps truly. (Q1 29:33)
Ellis-Yolmen sprints away from the centre bounce and launches from 60m on a slight angle… it sails through for another one with a shepherd by Betts! (Q1 30:43)
Dawes gets a soft free on Mackay on the HFF and passes to Hogan near the boundary 35m out with Hartigan trailing well behind on the lead. Hogan misses. (Q2 3:33)
Smith spins out of a tackle on the flank 30m out and gives to Jenkins who goals off a step! (Q2 5:10)
Garlett intercepts a Douglas ball at CHB and starts a fast break via Newton, Watts drops the mark at CHF but butters up and gives to Hogan who goals! (Q2 13:19)
Thompson gives to Lynch at a stoppage 40m out on the flank, his hurried snap wobbles wide. (Q2 16:19)
Walker marks a long Douglas ball behind McDonald deep in the pocket 20m out, plays on and goals. (Q2 17:58)
Lumumba kicks OOTF under a tackle 20m out. Betts takes the free, but misses. (Q2 30:26)
Smith kicks a rare goal from 30m near the boundary after roving a Jetta fumble and getting a shepherd from Walker. (Q3 0:47)
Walker marks a low, quick Brown ball to the square over two Demons, and plays on into the open goal. (Q3 2:22)
Rain coming down in great amounts now. (Q3 7:25)
Douglas passes across big congestion around CHF to Brown on the fat side, 40m out on a slight angle. Brown kicks truly in the rain! (Q3 9:13)
As with last week, the Dees started brightly but once their initial energy faded, their structural woes have surfaced and they may get pumped once again. (Q3 10:13)
A wayward Hartigan kick across halfback puts Kelly under pressure, the Dees pounce via Brayshaw, who kicks to the square… soccered home by Hogan! (Q3 11:38)
Walker gives to Cameron who misses on the run from 25m near the boundary. (Q3 11:38)
Garlett gathers a Brayshaw ball with Brown right on his hammer, he snaps from 20m on the flank… wide. (Q3 11:38)
Jones misses a long snap after the Dees swarm the kick in. (Q3 11:38)
Cameron gives up a terrible clanger to Dawes across halfback, he gives to Kent who goals with a snap from CHF! (Q3 11:38)
Mackay runs on to a loose ball from Thompson on the HFF after the next centre bounce, butters up and shoots on the run from 45m…. clears the man on the line for the goal! (Q3 11:38)
Garlett chases a loose ball on a fast break at the hotspot, fumbles but has his legs taken out by a diving Talia. He shanks it right, bad miss. (Q3 30:20)
Betts gives to Dangerfield who snaps across his body from the hotspot for the first behind of Q4. (Q4 0:34)
After a tap from Lynch, Walker has all the time in the world to measure a left foot snap across the body from 25m for a goal. (Q4 2:04)
Garlett sharks a Thompson handball near CHF but misses a quick snap. (Q4 3:31)
Howe lobs a short pass for Kent to mark in front of Laird at 45m on the flank. Kent’s shot in heavy rain is off hands for a behind. (Q4 5:28)
Lynch marks an Ellis-Yolmen ball 45m out in the corridor, in front of Howe. He hooks it looking for distance, only a behind. (Q4 8:49)
Ellis-Yolmen snaps the sealing goal with a low ball from the pocket 30m out after a trap and feed by Betts from a Douglas inside 50. (Q4 10:31)
Hogan takes a big clunking grab 20m out in front with Talia helpless to intervene. But he misses from pretty much point blank range, much to the delight of the home crowd. (Q4 13:21)
Betts gathers ands goals from 15m after the Crows boss a stoppage on the wing and work it forward through superior numbers. (Q4 17:01)
Garlett gets some junk with a feed from Kennedy-Harris from a long quick to an empty square. (Q4 27:03)
Jenkins dives and marks a Lynch ball to 35m on a slight angle just before the final siren. Jenkins misses badly. (Q4 27:03)

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