Blog log from R6 of 2015: North Melbourne vs Richmond

Harvey finds Brown on the lead ahead of Grimes, who marks boundary side 30 metres out. Ben misses to the near side in his home state. (Q1 3:05)
Harvey has the first major of the afternoon. He grabbed the pill front and centre of the Petrie/Chaplin contest, and at the second bite, Brent bounces it home from 15! (Q1 4:20)
Gibson bullets in a pass to Brown who marks on the unopposed lead. He kicks from just outside 50 on the slight angle, but he misses. (Q1 6:16)
Long bomb in and Maric takes the contested mark in the pack of five strong. From 20 out on the slight angle, he misses poorly to the near side. (Q1 7:50)
Cotchin to Martin out of congestion, and Dustin slams it home from 45 on the flank over Ziebell’s desperate attempt to smother. Brilliant play by the star! (Q1 17:05)
Nahas to Higgins who strolls to the 50 metre arc and bounces it home! The Kangaroos forced the turn over in the middle of the ground and the rest was easy! (Q1 19:50)
Riewoldt gets rid of Jacobs in the one on one and takes the simple grab from the Hunt kick. From 35 on the flank, the Tasmanian goals! (Q1 26:37)
Brown takes the strong mark in the one on one opposed to Grimes. Right on the quarter time siren, Ben snags another from 30 on the slight angle! (Qtr Time)
Ziebell takes the ball out of the stoppage, but his quick shot misses to the near side from 50, boundary side. (Q2 3:47)
Riewoldt chips it over to the hard running Batchelor who takes the diving mark ahead of Hansen. From 30 on the flank, Jake misses to the near side. (Q2 6:02)
The Tigers go long side 50 through Grigg and Edwards out bodies Ziebell and takes the strong mark. From 25 on the slight, Shaun makes no mistake! (Q2 10:19)
Edwards takes the intercept grab and then chips it in short to Gordon who takes the unopposed mark in the pocket. Nathan trots in and misses terribly to the near side. (Q2 12:28)
Wood stays front and centre of the Brown contest, and takes the pill at first bounce. He turns and misses from 40 on the slight. (Q2 14:16)
Wood takes the intercept mark from the Martin rebound 50 and he immediately hits up the unopposed Waite. From the set shot, 30 out on the slight, he misses to the near side. (Q2 14:56)
Harvey to Ziebell to Waite who misses again, this time from the open play. 30 metres out, Jarrad doesn’t prove costly as an off the ball free kick has been paid. (Q2 16:18)
There was a dubious decision to pay a late free kick for high contact on Ziebell. It was paid down the field and Thomas goals from point blank range. (Q2 17:02)
Scratch that, the previous point has now been taken off the scoreboard. (Q2 17:33)
Martin takes it out of the centre stoppage and finds Morris on the lead. Steven goes back and slots the major from 40 on the slight for the quick reply! (Q2 19:13)
Miles finds Riewoldt on the lead ahead of Thompson. From 45, boundary side, Jack lines up the set shot and he just misses to the near side. (Q2 20:43)
Noah receives out the back from Petrie and he slams it home from point blank range! North won’t kick many easier goals this year after they sliced the Tigers through the corridor. (Q2 23:45)
Petrie gives a free kick away off the ball and the 50 metre penalty from the centre is given to the Tigers. From 35, dead in front, Maric kicks the goal! (Q2 24:01)
Higgins gets out the back and centres to the hot spot where Petrie takes the simple mark unopposed. From 25 on the slight, Drew poorly misses the regulation set shot. (Q2 28:01)
Miles finds Newman out the back of his contest with Wood. Kicking from 55 on the slight angle, Chris hits the post! (Q2 29:01)
Wood finds Petrie on the lead and then switches it off to Harvey, who takes the simple mark just before the HT siren. From 45 on the flank, Brent splits the middle! (Q2 30:31)
Astbury, Deledio, Miles who in turn finds Ellis with the short pass. Brandon runs in and kicks from 55, but his set shot misses to the right hand side. (Q3 2:59)
Vlastuin gives away the free kick for high contact in the tackles against Thomas. Lindsay takes the kick from 50 on the flank, and he rams it home with the left peg! (Q3 4:54)
Macintosh takes the hard ball at speed, and whacks it on the boot off balanced. Kamdyn misses though, this time to the left hand side from 30. (Q3 7:04)
Chpalin to Hunt by hand, and the former Cat finds Riewoldt on the simple lead ahead of Hansen. From 45 on the slight angle, Jack nails his second major! (Q3 10:33)
Turn over out of defence by the Tigers and Goldstein intercepted with precision. He flicked it off to Firrito who found Petrie unopposed by foot. From 50 on the slight, Drew goals! (Q3 13:50)
Higgins takes the mark ahead of Rance and Alex gets him high in the contest. Shaun receives the 50 and goals from point blank range! Quick back to back goals by North! (Q3 14:11)
Goldstein intercepts again and this time Thomas receives the ball from Petrie. From a step inside 50 on the flank, Lindsay goals! (Q3 16:57)
Long bomb in by Thomas and Waite takes the strong contested mark opposed to Rance. From 30 on the slight angle, Jarrad nails the simple set shot! (Q3 19:00)
Edwards gives away a stupid 50 metre penalty for running through the man on the mark. Sam Wright takes the set shot from 35 on the flank and slams it home! (Q3 23:10)
Maric turns it over through the corridor directly to Wright. Sam found Waite, boundary side, 25 out unopposed. He trots in, but Jarrad misses. (Q3 27:31)
Another turn over by the Tigers deep in defence after Ellis gave Vlastuin the pass from hell. This time Ziebell finds Thomas, who dribbles it home from deep in the pocket! (Q3 29:18)
The Tigers were horrible that quarter and North took advantage as all reasonable sides should do. Game over with this 41 point margin. (3 Qtr Time)
Higgins takes Miles high in the attempted tackle and Anthony receives the free kick. He trots in and swings the ball with wind in mind from 40 on the flank, for a maximum! (Q4 4:01)
Deledio goes long to Maric who drops the mark with a one handed effort. Riewoldt punches on the error, roving it off the turf and snapping truly from 45 on the flank! (Q4 6:24)
Morris to Ellis who runs through the corridor and goes for home from the paint of 50. The shot misses and he’s berated by his unopposed teammates. (Q4 8:07)
Lance gives away a 50 metre penalty for taking the ball off Firrito, who marked the pill just prior. From 35 out on the slight angle, Michael misses. (Q4 10:35)
Petrie finds the unopposed Higgins with a simple pass across the body. Shaun lines up the set shot and slams it home from 45 on the flank! (Q4 11:33)
Thomas receives from Nahas, pressed up on the boundary. Lindsay runs around the corner, opening up the angle, before he snaps it truly! 5 majors for the small forward! (Q4 17:32)
Ziebell finds Bastinac running hard out the back. Ryan then bullets in a pass to Nahas who takes the mark on the short lead. Robin goes back and slots the goal from dead in front! (Q4 18:34)
Wood gives away the free kick to Riewoldt for high contact in the attempted tackle. From just outside 50 on the flank, Jack hits the post! (Q4 21:48)
Chaplin takes a big hanger over the top of Thompson! From 20 out on the slight, Troy kicks his first of the year! (Q4 23:29)
Swallow to Cunnington to Petrie all by hands out of congestion. Drew has the snap shot from 45, but he misses to the left hand side. (Q4 26:55)
Miles kicks a solid consolation goal for the Tigers. The Tigers went coast to coast and it finished with Anthony from 50, who slotted the major under limited pressure. (Q4 28:24)

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