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Blog log from R4 of 2015: St Kilda vs Carlton

Blog log for St Kilda vs Carlton, R4 of 2015

Jones gives to Schneider for a snap off a step from 30m on the flank, but it’s wide. (Q1 2:07)
Jones is on his own at the hotspot to mark a centring Henderson ball, but he misses. (Q1 6:40)
Wood gets a ruck free on Longer at 45m on a slight angle for Longer being clumsy, more than anything. Wood shanks it OOTF. (Q1 8:09)
Steven gets a handball at 30m on the flank and tries an outrageous checkside on the run going the wrong way off his left boot… and squeezes it through! (Q1 10:40)
Correction, it was off his right boot. (Q1 10:40)
Bruce tries a centring ball from the HFF but it’s smothered… straight to Sinclair who snaps immediately from 40m on the flank… straight through! (Q1 11:59)
Henderson marks a Simpson ball behind Delaney at 25m on the flank and boots the first Blue goal. (Q1 15:35)
Not the greatest contest here in swirly wind and greasy conditions. At least it’s not pouring rain. (Q1 20:57)
Schneider intercepts a handball at a stoppage on the wing and gives to Dunstan who runs to 50m on the flank and bangs through a quality goal! (Q1 21:41)
Armitage roves a Membrey contest in the pocket and has Bruce for a Joe the Goose special to run into the open goal. (Q1 22:31)
Broken play as the Blues stuff up a rebound from defensive hotspot, Simpson is a bit clumsy knocking Lonie over at 35m on the flank. Lonie misses. (Q1 25:27)
Steven catches a three metre kick by Geary, dodges past a couple of Blues and lets fly from near CHF… across the face. (Q1 26:04)
Rowe is loose in defence and spoils a ball to the HFF but straight to Curren who runs to 20m with a bounce, draws Simpson then gives to Shenton for another one! (Q1 28:27)
Casboult takes an impressive contested pack mark at 45m on the flank in front of two Saints to a ball that dropped short. Levi misses the lot. (Q1 29:21)
Geary tries to switch from a BP to the HFF but his kick wobbles into the breadbasket of Jones. He shoots from 45m… straight over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q2 1:16)
Henderson roves a long centre clearance kick to Jones on the flank and runs ahead of Delaney into the open goal. (Q2 2:51)
Boekhorst runs free up the guts on a fast break and kicks to the square for Henderson to gather and run into the open goal. (Q2 7:02)
McCartin misses a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 8:25)
Bruce gives to Billings on a fast break, he has a chaser who corralls him running sideways at 45m on a slight angle, he snaps across the body… swings in beautifully! (Q2 11:17)
Geary shows good vision to pass through heavy traffic from the HFF to Schneider at 40m on a slight angle. Schneider doesn’t score, Blues clear. (Q2 12:27)
Sinclair runs around on his right boot and goals from 20m on a slight angle after a terrible turnover in the BP by Rowe dropping a short Walker ball cold. (Q2 15:18)
Gibbs is caught HTB at the next centre bounce, Steven runs away and passes to Shenton at 40m in the corridor for another goal. (Q2 16:18)
A long ball to Jones at 20m on the flank flips over the back, Everitt is first to the fall to gather and goal from the square. (Q2 18:29)
Gibbs does a one-two with Ellard with a high degree of difficulty through heavy traffic after a stoppage in the pocket and runs into an open goal! (Q2 23:21)
Henderson marks a long Jamison ball to the square, but the ump pays a free to Jones off the contest against Delaney. But Jones misses a sitter. (Q2 25:43)
Armfield roves the spillage from a ground contest by Jones at the hotspot but sprays the snap across his body, had more time than he realised. (Q2 26:27)
Steven roves a contest on the HFF and centres to Armitage at 45m on a slight angle. Armitage misses. (Q2 29:19)
Cripps gives to Gibbs on a fast break up the guts, Gibbs looks for an option and doesn’t like anything he sees, goes himself from 55m to an empty square… big goal! (Q3 3:27)
Jones marks at 30m wide on the flank but Henderson gets the free off the contest. Hendo misses. (Q3 5:32)
Bruce marks a Lonie ball in front of Rowe 35m out on a slight angle after Buckley turns the ball over in midfield. Bruce steadies the Saint ship with a goal. (Q3 7:00)
Correction, it was Billings with the goal assist pass. (Q3 7:32)
Ellard takes a contested mark in front of Geary at the top of the square from a quick centring ball by Carrazzo after a stoppage. He goals. (Q3 12:10)
Lonie snaps quickly off the left from a stoppage near CHF, it bounces over the contest at the top of the square and through for a goal! (Q3 15:25)
Bell plays on to advantage3 from a free on the wing after a feed from Carrazzo, he has a paddock and takes his full measure, then shoots from 60m on the flank… rolling goal! (Q3 17:00)
Wood kicks from congestion after the next centre bounce, Bell roves the contest at CHF ahead of Geary and snaps under pressure from 40m… another bouncing goal! (Q3 17:00)
Everitt drops a mark in a contest with Dempster at the top of the square but gets back to the spillage and volleys it home from the square! (Q3 20:17)
Boekhorst misses a long range snap after the Saints again fail to rebound from defence. (Q3 23:46)
Jones marks the kick in on the HFF and sends a kick straight back to the hotspot where Cripps marks over the pack. A 50m penalty ensures the goal. (Q3 24:03)
Jones marks an Armfield ball on a lead back to goal at 35m on a slight angle which put Fisher off the contest. But Jones shanks it for a point. (Q3 26:48)
Cripps catches Wright HTB at 35m on the flank, another case of St Kilda having very little structure on the rebound and failing to clear. Cripps misses. (Q3 29:16)
Steven gets a downfield free at 50m on the flank for a late hit on Schneider, but misses as the 3QT siren sounds. (Q3 32:14)
Bell smothers a Billings kick standing on the mark 20m out from the Blue goal, and runs in to score the easiest major possible. (Q4 1:55)
Casboult marks 40m out on a slight angle but shanks it OOTF. (Q4 3:28)
Lonie drops a high ball to the flank 25m out but has time to butter up and snaps with a screwing ball that falls in! (Q4 5:44)
Geary gets a lucky free after ducking his head in an Armfield tackle at 45m on the flank. His set shot falls in the square, the Blues eventually clear. (Q4 7:11)
Bell kicks his fourth goal from a stoppage at the top of the sqaure!
Cripps gathers a loose ball on the HFF and has Henderson for a Joe the Goose to run into the open goal for the sealer. (Q4 16:28)
Walker passes to the lead of Henderson who beats two Saints to mark at 45m on a slight angle. Henderson boots his fifth goal. (Q4 20:29)
Lonie passes to Schneider at the hotspot, who gives a Joe the Goose special to Armitage to goal from the square.
Tuohy gets a garbage time goal from CHF. (Q4 32:29)
Armfield gets another one from the pocket with six seconds left. (Q4 33:30)

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