Blog log from R4 of 2015: Essendon vs Collingwood

Elliott roves a contest on the HFF, he’s three steps ahead of his Baguley, did he step out of bounds? He runs on and shoots from 40m on the line… and slots it! (Q1 4:03)
Daniher is on his own at the hotspot for a long ball by Bellchambers on a fast break down member’s wing. He marks and goals, just. (Q1 5:18)
Adams misses a set shot from 35m on the flank. (Q1 16:19)
Cloke marks a quick Williams ball 40m out in the corridor, after Crisp spoils at CHB to start a rebound. Cloke goals. (Q1 17:34)
Swan beats two to mark forward of the wing and passes to the lead of Pendlebury at 45m on the flank. Pendles goals in the last minute before QT. (Q1 24:45)
Stanton marks a Melksham ball on the flank 25m just before the QT siren. He goals. (Q1 25:30)
Blair snaps from 40m on a slight angle, there’s a contest in the square but the ball bounces high next to them, Hurley separates and rushes it just before it crosses. (Q2 3:25)
Varcoe marks on the HFF in front of Dempsey, plays on and misses. (Q2 3:51)
Daniher is paid a mark on the boundary 15m out, plays on and misses. (Q2 5:40)
Fletcher gets a set shot fully 60m out on a slight angle, the crowd bays for him to pull out the torp… he selects a drop punt and sails it over the pack on the line for a goal! (Q2 11:23)
The ball spills behind a contest at the hotspot straight to Stanton who has time to measure a snap from 25m and put it through for another one! (Q2 13:04)
Broomhead is pinged for falling into the back of Melksham at 45m on a slight angle. Melksham misses. (Q2 16:26)
Broomhead tries a snap from a pack 35m out on the flank but it bounces harmlessly for a behind. (Q2 19:05)
Cloke plays on to advantage after a free on the wing and gives to Elliott who makes no mistake from 25m on the flank. (Q2 19:33)
Crisp gives to Broomhead at the next centre bounce, he finds Swan on the lead at 50m on the flank. The set shot is off hands for a behind. (Q2 20:24)
Stanton gives to Dempsey on a fast break, he tries to get onto his right boot but ends up snapping off balance from the hotspot and missing a relatively easy one. (Q2 25:47)
Langdon roves a stoppage at 35m on the flank, gets tackled and tries a banana…. just wide. (Q2 27:27)
Broomhead roves a pack at the hotspot and misses under a tackle. (Q2 27:27)
Seedsman sends a long ball to 20m on the flank where Cloke lurks, but it clears him and bounces for a behind. (Q3 0:47)
3.17 from the last 20 scoring shots tells a story. (Q3 2:05)
Gleeson is stripped in a tackle on member’s wing, Seedsman roves and runs to the point of the centre square, sees an empty goalsquare and bombs long… it bounces through! (Q3 5:09)
Tackles by Blair and Elliott forced that turnover. (Q3 4:48)
Zaharakis marks a Howlett ball to 35m in the corridor and goals, just. Finally some straight shooting! (Q3 7:15)
Daniher storms onto a long ball by Heppel to 40m on a slight angle, he had somehow got a matchup with Adams which he dominated. He misses. (Q3 9:57)
Elliott gives to Crisp who runs to 55m on the flank and lets fly with a speculator off the left boot… it sails through! (Q3 11:01)
Blair roves a Pendlebury contest at 45m on a slight angle and snaps from 50m… Baguley marks on the line to prevent a goal. (Q3 16:08)
Long ball to the hotspot, the ball flips over the back and first to the fall is Swan, he goals! (Q3 18:44)
Rain now falling in noticeable amounts. (Q4 28:37)
Varcoe roves a Swan contest in the pocket, gets corralled and misses a snap from 25m. (Q4 28:37)
Stanton tumbles an ugly punt from the HFF to the square where Carlisle is in front of Frost and marks on his chest. But he shanks the set shot, only just a behind. (Q4 28:37)
Gault runs onto a loose ball on the wing and has three acres to run in, he tries to skid it home from the point of the square but it’s weak and gets rushed. (Q4 28:37)
Adams marks unopposed at 35m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q4 28:37)
Cloke marks on his chest from a long Williams ball to the top of the square with Hooker misjudging the flight. He goals. (Q4 28:37)
Blair roves a stoppage near the Pie goals and gives to Dwyer who snaps across his body from 25m on the flank… it falls over the line! Pies hard to beat from here. (Q4 28:37)
Hams roves a pack on the HFF, runs onto his left and lets fly from 50m… narrow. (Q4 28:37)
Daniher runs into an open goal for some junk with two and a half minutes left. (Q4 28:37)

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