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Blog log from R6 of 2015: Fremantle vs Essendon

Blog log for Fremantle vs Essendon, R6 of 2015

Spurr goes up too early playing in front for a bouncing Zach Merrett ball 20m out from the Dons goal, Jackson Merrett gleefully accepts and goals. (Q1 5:59)
Hooker slips over sitting alone under a high ball to the square, Ballantyne pounces with a volley goal from 5m with a shepherd from Taberner. (Q1 10:14)
Spurr drops a long ball to 20m on the flank, Hams roves but misses. (Q1 12:31)
Pavlich marks in front of Hurley at 55m on a slight angle, and misses. (Q1 16:11)
Hill gets a set shot in pretty much exactly the same spot as Pav after marking a short ball by Barlow, and sails a perfect set shot over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q1 18:00)
Clancee Pearce has a set shot from just outside CHF rushed in the square. (Q1 20:40)
Baguley is rather unluckily pinged for deliberate OOB 25m out. Pavlich threads the needle! Footy gods love Pav more than justice, evidently. (Q1 21:56)
Sandilands sits a high ball up the hotspot, Clarke drops it but the ump sees a free kick somewhere for something. Clarke goals, Freo riding the juggernaut. (Q1 24:20)
Zach Merrett runs from the next centre bounce, reaches the edge of the centre square, doesn’t have a free target so goes himself to an empty square… it bounces through! (Q1 25:31)
Neale leaps in traffic and marks a centring ball by Barlow from the HFF to 30m on a slight angle. He goals. (Q2 0:45)
Hurley spoils a long Danyle Pearce ball to the square but loses his feet, allowing his man Pavlich to butter up and run into the open goal. (Q2 3:48)
Mayne wins a free for HTB on a dithering Hooker at 40m on a slight angle. He steers through another major. (Q2 6:00)
Sandilands in ruck to Fyfe who clears quickly to Pavlich in front of Hurley at 30m on a slight angle for another one. Simple game, footy. (Q2 7:16)
Danyle Pearce passes short from the HFF down the line to Ballantyne playing two steps in front of Baguley at 40m near the boundary. Balla kicks truly. (Q2 10:46)
Freo’s lead at QT might have been fortunate due to some amazing ump decisions, but Q2 has been one way traffic whichever way you view it. (Q2 11:31)
Clarke marks unopposed on his chest at 45m in the corridor from a centring ball by Pavlich. He misses. (Q2 13:37)
Zach Merrett passes to Daniher at 35m on the flank on a switch play from midfield by Essendon. Daniher sails through a pretty set shot for a goal. (Q2 21:57)
Pavlich wins a battle of strength with Hooker to mark a long Danyle Pearce ball at 30m on a slight angle. He goals. A bit too early for junk time, perhaps. (Q3 2:03)
Ambrose roves a pack on the flank 35m out and gives to Zach Merrett for a miss. (Q3 4:07)
Fyfe intercepts Heppell and gives to Walters who hurries a snap from the hotspot and misses. (Q3 6:18)
Daniher marks at 45m on a slight angle and misses, just. (Q3 10:29)
Sandilands feeds Clancee Pearce at a stoppage near the hotspot for a goal that is received in lukewarm fashion. (Q3 16:19)
Clarke feeds Walters at a stoppage at 25m on the flank for another goal. It is well and truly garbage time by now. (Q3 24:49)
Fyfe and Watson miss long attempts to kick us off in Q4 junk time. (Q4 2:20)
Zaharakis finds Howlett on his own at the hotspot on a fast break for the first goal of the meaningless quarter. (Q4 5:43)
Colyer goals on the run from the hotspot after roving a centre clearance kick to a big pack at CHF and speeding away from Duffield. (Q4 7:28)
Howlett gives to Colyer in the vortex pocket for a miss from 30m. (Q4 8:24)
Watson sails through a goal from a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 14:14)
Pavlich marks at 45m on a slight angle and misses. (Q4 15:49)
Daniher soccers off the ground on the HFF and it lands luckily in the arms of Gleeson at 30m on a slight angle. Gleeson goals. (Q4 20:26)
Hurley passes to Daniher at true CHF in the last few minutes. Daniher wobbles a horrible shank into the behind post on the full. (Q4 24:55)

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