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Blog log from R5 of 2015: Sydney vs Western Bulldogs

Blog log for Sydney vs Western Bulldogs, R5 of 2015

Bontempelli gets towelled up in a big tackle by McVeigh, forcing the turn over. Goodes took advantage, running to 50 and sailing it through the big sticks! (Q1 3:29)
Franklin gets to the drop of the Kennedy bomb. Lance took his time and whilst being tackled by Murphy, he manages to dribble it home from 15! (Q1 5:54)
Richards goes long to the one on one contest between Franklin and Talia. Lance takes the strong grab to the side of his body. From 25 on the slight, he misses to the far side. (Q1 8:15)
Dickson takes it straight out of the ruck contest, but his shot misses to the left hand side from 35. (Q1 9:27)
Terrible kick from the kick-out straight to the unattended Bontempelli from Shaw. Marcus goes back and goals from 35 on the slight angle! (Q1 10:39)
Shaw turns it over again with Dickson providing the pressure to force the errant handball. Crameri takes full advantage, grabbing the pill and snapping truly from 25 on the slight! (Q1 13:40)
Long ball to the top of the square and Stringer takes advantage, staying front and centre of the Grundy/Boyd contest. He got the pill and slammed it home from close range! (Q1 16:05)
The quick clearance by the Swans, and Rohan gets out the back but his soccered attempt misses to the left hand side from 20. (Q1 16:57)
Stringer wins the contest on Richards, giving off a quality handball to the hard running Crameri. He kicks over the outstretched arms of Rampe from 20, for another major! (Q1 18:25)
Smith stays wide of the pack and out of congestion he receives the simple task of an unopposed mark. He takes the opportunity, but he misses from 40 to the left. (Q1 21:54)
Shaw receives out of congestion, but his quick shot at goal from 45 on the slight angle misses. (Q1 23:02)
Crameri finds it out the back and runs at speed, before flicking it off to Jong. Lin runs through to 40 and slams it through for the Dogs fifth in a row! (Q1 25:14)
And the rain has come! It’s pelting down! (Q1 25:29)
Crameri bombs it in long and Boyd evades Grundy’s physical contact attempts and takes a sliding mark. From 25 on the slight, Tom extends the margin! (Q2 0:25)
Towers grabs the pill after it works through a myriad of hands in the congested pocket. His snap misses to the near side from the sharp angle. (Q2 4:28)
Murphy works it forward through sheer force, then burns off Hannebery before steadying at pace from 40. His shot, misses to the left hand side. (Q2 9:15)
Bontempelli can’t hold onto the pill, allowing Richards to slap it forward to Tippett. Kurt grabbed it off the deck, turned and snapped truly from 35 on the slight! (Q2 12:14)
Rampe bombs it to the hot spot and Jack lurked around the area. He eventually received off hands, but his hooked shot from 35 hit the post. (Q2 14:15)
Hannebery to Lloyd who in turn finds Mitchell unopposed 40 out on the slight. Tom takes the simple grab, but his shot misses poorly to the left hand side. (Q2 15:15)
Parker, McVeigh to Jetta who provides a well weighted delivery for Franklin to lead onto ahead of Talia. From 45 directly in front, Lance has another! (Q2 18:15)
Macrae hooks the pass to Webb, who drops the mark but slams it on the boot via a snap from 40. He hits the post. (Q2 18:50)
Jong takes it out of congestion, but his quick shot at goal misses to the right hand side from 30. (Q2 19:29)
Rampe drops the chest mark, and then throws it away, giving the Dogs a free kick deep in the pocket. Honeychurch is the recipient, but he hits the post! (Q2 24:57)
Kennedy to Jetta back to Kennedy all without any real possession. Josh takes the pill, but misses the big opportunity from 20 unopposed. (Q2 30:11)
Stevens to Cordy who goes long to the Boyd/Richards contest and Tom receives the free for being held in the marking contest. Directly in front, 20 out, he nails it! (Q3 2:40)
Mitchell goes long to the Franklin/Talia contest and Lance simply out bodies Michael before taking the regulation grab. From 25 on the slight, the ex-Hawk makes no mistake! (Q3 4:30)
Tippett takes it off the deck after Parker smothered the Jong kick. The ex-Crow evades a couple and snaps truly from 20! (Q3 8:40)
Bontempelli fists it forward 20 metres straight to Honeychurch. Mitch turns at speed, but his shot from 40 misses to the right hand side. (Q3 9:34)
McVeigh back to Laidler who drops the pill and it has disastrous consequences. Honey church picks it up off the deck and rams it home from 15! (Q3 11:46)
Stringer launches an ‘in-step’ torpedo from 55 over Grundy’s outstretched arms, and incredibly it sails home! Honeychurch taps it on the line, and is accredited with the goal. (Q3 19:56)
Roughead gives away the 50 metre penalty in a dubious decision to Rohan, after apparently hitting Gary late after he took the mark. From 50 on the slight, Gary goals! (Q3 25:52)
Goodes to McVeigh back to Goodes, who steadies and slots the major to bridge the gap once more. From 25, the kick was a good one! (Q3 28:56)
Rampe turns it over with a horrendous central kick straight to Bontempelli. Marcus goes back and slams it home from 50 on the slight! (Q3 30:32)
Parker barges through the contest with ball in hand and finds Jack with a hand pass waiting on the outside. Kieran receives, turns and slams it home from 25 on the snap! (Q4 2:13)
Ladler bombs in long to the Tippett/Robets matchup and Kurt takes the strong grab. He lines up from 35 on the slight, and incredibly hits the woodwork. (Q4 5:00)
Hannebery goes long to the Talia/Franklin matchup and Lance wins it on the bounce. He turns at speed, launching goalward, but his shot from 45 misses to the right hand side. (Q4 7:57)
Jetta to Lloyd to McVeigh, who snaps quickly from the pocket to the roar of the Swans crowd! Unfortunately for them, the shot has missed to the far side. (Q4 13:10)
CUNNINGHAM! Finally the Swans grab the lead. Parker’s shot gets smothered but Bird works the ball out to Cunningham, who snaps across his body from 25 out. It bounces through! (Q4 14:30)
Dahlhaus hacks it forward out of extreme congestion, and Wood soccers it home from the goal line with pressure coming from Ladler! Dogs back in the lead! (Q4 24:10)
Jong wins the clearance and his kick forward lands in the outstretched arms of Stringer, ahead of the desperate Richards. It’s thumped through for a minor from 55! (Q4 25:45)
Just over 3 minutes left on the clock. Dogs holding on with their 3 point lead and with the ball in the forward end of the ground for the away side. (Q4 28:18)
HROVAT! Takes it out of congestion but his shot just misses to the right hand side from 35. (Q4 29:31)
THE DOGS HOLD ON FOR AN INCREDIBLE WIN! What a game of football that was! (Q4 30:01)

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