Blog log from R8 of 2015: Geelong vs Carlton

Hawkins towels up Tutt in the tackle and receives the holding the ball decision. 25 out on the slightest of angles, Tom goals! (Q1 2:47)
The Cats work it forward through to Clark who flicks the ball over the top of Everitt to Guthrie. Cameron continues on with his stride, and slams it home from 45 on the flank! (Q1 6:08)
Warnock taps it down to Thomas in the ruck, but Dale’s quick shot at goal from 35 on the flank, misses to the near side. (Q1 7:45)
Hawkins hits up the hard running Murdoch. Jordan takes the mark from a step inside 50, and makes the most of the set shot from directly in front! (Q1 9:01)
Under severe pressure, Cripps misses the soccered effort to the near side from deep in the pocket. (Q1 10:49)
Casboult, Cripps to Thomas, but the ex-Pie can’t finish the business from 25 on the sharp angle. (Q1 11:19)
Clark takes the strong mark out ahead of Rowe after Stokes went in long. 45 out on the slight angle, Mitch has another major for the Cats! (Q1 12:03)
Gibbs sits front and centre and grabs it off hands, before finding Menzel at the top of the square ahead of Johnson. Troy makes no mistake! (Q1 15:04)
Johnson gets out ahead of Tuohy, taking the simple mark after the long bomb in from the quick Cats clearance. From deep in the pocket, Steve makes no mistake! (Q1 17:19)
Murdoch darts in a pass and Gregson takes the simple lead up mark. From right on the paint of 50, directly in front, Cory extends the margin for the fast starting Cats! (Q1 19:30)
Wood rounds the attempted tackle from Lonergan and goes to the hot spot. The ball drops in to the feet of Thomas, who grabs the pill and snaps truly around the body ahead of Kely! (Q1 29:05)
Selwood gives away the free kick for an off the ball incident to the hard tagging Curnow. From 50 out, directlyy in front, Ed misses to the left hand side. (Q1 29:47)
Bell goes long to the hot spot and Menzel takes a strong mark opposed to Enright, running back with the flight. From 25 on the slight, he misses horribly to the far side. (Q2 2:03)
Thomas to Wood back to Thomas after Dale stayed on the ground after the long bomb in. After the chain of handballs, Dale steadies and snaps truly from 20 on the slight! (Q2 3:47)
After a long effort, Stanley grabs the ball off the ground and flicks it off to the speeding Lang. Darcy trots through to 35 on the slight, and he steers it home! (Q2 7:47)
Bews grabs it off the Clark contest and speeds through to deep in the pocket. He attempts a snap from the sharp angle, but he only sneaks it in for a minor score. (Q2 10:30)
Out of congestion, the Cats work it from Lang to Murdoch. Jordan sat a kick behind the play, and duly finished the major with the left peg from 45! (Q2 11:17)
Yarran runs hard out the back of his contest with Blicavs and Docherty found him with a precision 50 metre pass. From 40 on the flank, Chris has no issues! (Q2 14:23)
The long bomb in by Bews and Hawkins marks out on the lead ahead of White. From 50 on the flank, Robbie touches it through for a minor score. (Q2 16:33)
Kelly to Johnson who finds Stokes with a well weighted pass. Matthew turns quickly and bullets in the pass to Hawkins who marks on the lead. From 40 on the slight, he misses again. (Q2 18:32)
Jones fights in a three on one and eventually taps it out of the congestion straight to another ex-Dog in Tutt. Tutt slams it through from point blank range! (Q2 19:48)
Armfield is completely unaware of his surroundings, getting caught holding the ball by Murdoch directly in front of goal. Jordan goes back and nabs another! (Q2 22:57)
Stanley goes long to the contest between Clark and Tuohy. Clark takes the reasonably simple contested grab, goes back and nails another from 30 on the slight! (Q2 24:57)
Cripps gets Selwood high in the tackle after Joel rolls his shoulder in trademark fashion. He lines up the set shot from 40 on the flank and goals! (Q2 26:56)
Docherty to Everitt to Menzel all by foot with Troy taking the simple leading mark from 45 on the flank. After the half time siren, Troy misses to the far side. (Q2 30:24)
Selwood taps it out of the ruck after the throw in drops short. His tap down goes straight to Caddy, who snaps truly from 25 on the slight! (Q3 3:49)
Tuohy apparently shepherds Caddy out of the marking contest and Josh receives the free kick. From 25 on the slight, Josh has another! (Q3 5:29)
Guthrie finds the hard running Kelly unopposed, 40 metres out from goal on the slight angle. Off the right peg, James nabs his first major since 2013! (Q3 8:56)
Selwood gives away the 50 metre penalty away for not handing the ball back to Menzel on the full. From 40 on the slight, Troy has his second of the night! (Q3 10:32)
Wood gives away the 50 metre penalty for off the ball contact and then Simpson gives another away for abuse. Selwood won’t kick an easier major in his career! (Q3 14:18)
Armfield slots the set shot from 55 out directly in front! Dennis received the free for putting his head over the ball and receiving the high contact. (Q3 16:47)
Docherty turns it over straight to Murdoch after pressure from Stokes caused the error. From 35 on the slight, Jordan has his third goal of the game! (Q3 17:32)
The pill works out the back of the congested goal square to Tutt who has the quick snap at goal, but he hits the post. (Q3 20:28)
Johnson to Guthrie both by hand before Cameron finds Lonergan on the short pass, with Tom marking unopposed. From 35, Lonergan trots in, and makes no mistake! (Q3 22:48)
Yarran goes long to the square and Kelly gives away a free kick to Menzel for hands in the back. Troy goes back and equals his game high, with his third major of the night! (Q3 25:19)
Mackie goes long to the Kersten/Tuohy contest and Kersten receives a free kick for holding the man against his Irish counterpart. From 25 on the slight, he goals! (Q3 28:50)
Kersten found Caddy on the lead ahead of Yarran and Chris gives away the 50 metre penalty for late, unnecessary contact. From the top of the square, Josh nails it! (Q4 1:11)
Armfield to Buckley, who in turn finds Bell on the lead marking a step inside 50. From the slight angle, Tom launches towards goal but it’s touched on the line. (Q4 9:31)
Jones to Buckley who goes out the back to Menzel. Dylan’s bouncing kick was accurate, but Troy seals the deal with a soccer just before the line for his fourth! (Q4 12:42)
Stokes reads it off the Bews contest with Simpson, and centres it to the unopposed Kersten. Shane takes the simple mark and goals from 35 on the slight! (Q4 16:52)
Kersten finds the ex-Saint in Stanley on the short lead and Rhys takes the simple grab. From 40 on the flank, Rhys slams through another for the Cats! (Q4 20:27)
Selwood drives it into Stanley who takes the mark out on the lead ahead of Wood and in turn he centres it to the leading Clark.Mitch takes the grab, goes back and nails it from 50! (Q4 24:53)
The Cats chip it around the backline and eventually Mackie finds Murdoch 50 out on the flank. Jordan lines up his fifth major, but misses to the near side from the flank. (Q4 28:10)

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