Blog log from R10 of 2015: Essendon vs Geelong

Hurley goes in short to Daniher and finds him after Michael beat Walker in the one on one. From the flank, 50 out, Joe misses to the near side. (Q1 3:46)
Daniher marks on the lead ahead of Rivers after Bellchambers tap out allowed the Bombers to speed down the other end. From 40 on the flank, he again misses to the near side. (Q1 5:42)
Thurlow finds Johnson unopposed out the back of Gwilt after James turned it over with the kick out of defensive 50. From 30, directly in front, Steve makes no mistake! (Q1 6:57)
Kavanagh runs past a couple and trots through to 40, but he misses to the right hand side under limited pressure. (Q1 11:13)
The ball is hacked forward from the Bombers defence, but it ends up straight in Caddy’s hands. Josh runs through to a step outside 50 and nails the major! (Q1 12:42)
Kelly kicks it straight out of bounds with a poor pass. Daniher receives the free kick and from 30 on the boundary, he misses to the near side. (Q1 17:13)
Heppell chips the ball and Daniher puts his body on the line to take the strong mark out ahead of Rivers, running back with the flight. From 45, directly in front, Joe misses. (Q1 19:56)
Guthrie goes to the hot spot and Hawkins opens the space for Lonergan to move into with sheer strength. Tom gets to the bounce of the ball and goals from 20! (Q1 24:58)
Blicavs to Gregson who goes out the back and times Motlop’s run perfectly, finding Steven without breaking stride. Motlop takes the mark and goals from point blank range! (Q2 3:21)
Motlop marks out on the lead ahead of Baguley, 45 metres out on the flank region. He goes back and slots the set shot! (Q2 4:59)
Gregson flicks it to Blicavs, allowing Mark to continue his run through to 40. From the open play, he rams home the goal with a superb finish! (Q2 8:30)
Johnson misses the shot from the boundary, 35 out, but Scott was not appreciative, throwing his bottle in disgust at Steve’s decision to go for glory. (Q2 9:47)
Johnson has another! Gregson finds Steve out the back and unopposed with a quality kick. He takes the mark and snaps truly from directly in front 30 out! (Q2 11:32)
The Cats now have 8 in a row! The bomb goes into Kersten, and Shane manages to mark. From 45 on the sharp angle, he nabs the major! (Q2 17:34)
Long bomb in and Hawkins beats Hooker in the one on one. Tom turns and slams home the major from close range, taking it off Johnson’s eagerly awaiting boot! (Q2 29:20)
No goal in the first half for the first time since 1984 for the Bombers! Incredible, the Essendon faithful let them no all about it as the siren sounds. (Half Time)
Fantasia goes long to Stanton who gets a step on Thurlow and takes the simple mark. From 30 on the flank, Brent goals! (Q3 1:55)
Caddy has the quick reply, with a major from outside 50! Selwood won the clearance and flicked it out to the ex-Sun, who made no mistake! (Q3 2:53)
Stanton has a flying shot at goal after receiving wide of the congestion. He misses the snap from 30 to the right hand side. (Q3 6:51)
Selwood, Thurlow to Walker all by hand, but Josh can’t seal the deal, missing to the right hand side from 50 out. (Q3 7:51)
Gregson, Stokes and Matthew chips it in to the leading Hawkins who marks out ahead of Hooker. Tom lines up the set shot from 50 on the slight, and he has his second! (Q3 10:03)
Selwood to Lang to Hawkins all by foot, allowing Tom to mark out ahead of Hooker on the shot lead after the darting pass from Darcy. From a step outside 50 on the slight, he goals! (Q3 14:49)
Mackie finds Johnson in the one on one opposed to Howlett and Steve takes the quality contested grab. From 40, directly in front, Steve has another! (Q3 17:36)
Motlop adds another maximum for the Cats! The clearance is one by the hoops and Guthrie goes long to the Motlop/Baguley matchup and Steven takes the mark. He runs in and goals! (Q3 19:49)
Hawkins receives a free kick for Hooker infringing him in the one on one, with a somewhat dubious holding decision paid. Tom kicks his fourth from 25! (Q3 22:02)
Daniher chips it in short to Heppell who marks unopposed running back into space. From 45 on the flank, Dyson nabs the Bombers second! (Q3 23:20)
Cooney has a flying shot at goal out of the stoppage, but he misses to the right hand side. (Q3 28:26)
Daniher marks out on the lead ahead of Mackie, 30 metres out from goal on the flank. Joe trots in and manages his first major of the night from the fifth attempt! (Q3 29:51)
Selwood forces the turn over by producing a tackle on Hibberd. The ball pops out, Joel grabs it and slots the goal from 25! (Q4 4:42)
Mackie goes long and Johnson gets out the back of his opponent, and has another major with a regulation goal from deep in the pocket! (Q4 7:42)
Merrett chips it in to the space behind Hurley who takes the mark with a step of separation on his opponent. He flicks it out the back to Heppell who waltzes into an open goal! (Q4 9:43)
Colyer takes the mark on the behind line opposed to Thurlow after the long bomb in by Hibberd. Travis chips it in board to Cooney, who does the rest from 20! (Q4 11:58)
Merrett, Dempsey and then Cooney is found unopposed with the short pass from Courtenay. 35 out on the slightest of angles, the ex-Dog nabs the major! (Q4 16:23)
Mackie forces the turn over with a desperate spoil that pops straight out to Motlop. Steven runs through to 35, and he has his fourth major of the contest! (Q4 18:43)
Melksham gives the 50 metre penalty away for not giving the ball back in time. Selwood takes full advantage, going back and nailing it from 5o out directly in front! (Q4 20:08)
Cooney centres with an up and under but Chapman sits under it and takes the simple unopposed grab. From 35, directly in front, he goals! (Q4 23:10)
Merrett goes long and Ambrose takes the late contested mark, just before the full time siren. Patrick lines up from 35 on the slight and he misses to the far side. (Q4 30:23)

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