Blog log from R11 of 2015: North Melbourne vs Sydney

Jetta marks on the HFF, baulks past two Roos to get onto his right boot and lets fly from 50m… that’s the first goal. (Q1 4:28)
Shaw reaches over Nahas to spoil a ball to the top of the square but is pinged for contact over the shoulder. Nahas goals. (Q1 6:21)
Tippett runs back with the flight after the next centre bounce to mark behind Cunnington at 35m in the corridor. He goals. (Q1 7:55)
Nahas misses a flying snap from the boundary 35m out. (Q1 9:33)
Reid marks near the behind post but fluffs the relatively easy set shot from 10m. (Q1 10:25)
Richards marks in defence on the last line, Waite chops his arm as he handballs to Jetta, the ump inexplicably calls play on, Thomas volleys home! Oh dear. (Q1 12:42)
McMahon is pinged for HTB behind the wing a bit unluckily, McVeigh gets up and passes to Franklin at 40m on the flank. Buddy goals in typical style. (Q1 15:57)
Hansen flies over a pack on the wing and intercept marks, then passes to Ziebell at 40m on a slight angle. Jay-Z misses badly. (Q1 18:07)
Rohan marks on the lead at 50m on the flank, goes back for the set shot and sneaks it inside the near goalpost! (Q1 19:28)
Petrie marks at 50m on a slight angle, and misses. (Q1 20:43)
Rampe marks a Kennedy chaos ball across the face to 20m on the flank. He slams the set shot into the near goalpost. (Q1 27:06)
On the end of a sweeping Roo rebound down members wing, Waite passes to Petrie at 30m on the flank, diving in front of Richards. The Dish goals. (Q1 28:13)
Tarrant and Thompson are all over Franklin to give away a free 45m out on the flank. Buddy gets up and sails another beautiful set shot for a goal. (Q2 3:27)
Thomas drops a mark on the wing, Jetta pounces, Rohan has Tippett over the back on his own at the hotspot to waltz into an open goal. (Q2 6:37)
Rohan marks at the hotspot and continues Sydney’s push to capitalise on North’s mistakes in the middle of the ground. (Q2 14:15)
Mitchell releases Parker from a stoppage on the wing to run his full measure and launch from 55m on the flank… hits the post. (Q2 17:27)
Tippett dives in front of two Roos and marks a left foot Jack ball to the boundary 35m out. He misses. (Q2 18:08)
Goodes marks a Parker ball to the top of the square and knocks through another one. Swans in control now. (Q2 20:10)
Nahas bounces a snap from 30m on the flank into the goalpost. (Q2 21:20)
The Swans force yet more repeat inside 50s with a wall at the kick in, Franklin sails through his third goal from a snap from the HFF. (Q2 23:37)
Rampe intercept marks in the BP but his switch is anticipated by Thomas, he jumps in front of Shaw and runs into the open goal! (Q2 27:09)
Ziebell clears from the centre, Brown contests, McVeigh falls over to allow Harvey in but Boomer’s volley is wide from 15m! (Q2 28:07)
Higgins roves a Waite contest at 30m on the flank and tries a running grubber, Daicos-style… and it doesn’t work at all. (Q3 0:27)
Higgins marks a Wright ball over Hannebery at 45m in the corridor. He sends that one straight over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q3 1:49)
Ziebell spoils a hospital ball to Hannebery on the wing, Higgins roves and breaks a Shaw tackle, he snaps on the run from 40m on the flank… another one! (Q3 3:00)
Cunningham runs back with the flight for a Jetta ball to the corridor 40m out and marks, even though Franklin would have taken it anyway. He goals. (Q3 6:42)
Wright kicks straight to Goodes in the BP, who plays on and shoves it up everyone with a goal and a little dance. (Q3 15:28)
Nahas runs away from a pack in the centre and launches from CHF… swings just wide of the goalpost. (Q3 16:26)
Nahas is paid a free on Shaw 40m out in the corridor, and makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q3 20:54)
That free was for HTB, Nahas fell over his back but Shaw ducked, so it was the right decision. (Q3 21:24)
Ziebell roves Brown at a stoppage at 40m on a slight angle, he snaps instinctively but it just shaves the inside of the near goalpost on the bounce. (Q3 22:52)
Cunningham roves a contest on the HFF and has Goodes streaming past into space, the dual Brownlow medallist goals from 20m. (Q3 24:20)
Harvey forces a turnover on the wing with an intercept, three Roos there, Boomer wants it back from Swallow and gets it, he shoots from 50m… it’s good! (Q3 26:54)
Kennedy just misses a long snap from the HFF. (Q3 27:13)
Parker is caught HTB trying to baulk one too many on the wing, Harvey is released for another snap on the run from 45m on the flank…. wide. (Q3 28:54)
Harvey misses again with a snap from a stoppage 25m out. (Q3 29:39)
Harvey plays for and gets a holding free, Thomas plays on and shoots from 40m in front… and misses, disappointingly. (Q4 1:02)
Goodes roves a contest on the HFF and passes short to Franklin on the lead at 40m on the flank. Buddy shanks it, no score. (Q4 4:46)
From the resultant stoppage, Hannebery roves and snaps truly off his right boot from 25m. (Q4 5:19)
Cunningham kicks blind from a stoppage deep in defence, Wright marks 45m out on a slight angle and goals. 9:05 left at the next bounce, time enough if good enough. (Q4 14:48)
Ziebell misses a snap across the body from the hotspot for a behind. (Q4 15:48)
Waite takes a screamer over Shaw from the kick in, and passes to Dumont at 50m on a slight angle. Dumont clunks it for a big goal! (Q4 16:35)
Swallow picks up a loose ball on the HBF, Goodes tackles, Swallow thinks it’s rugby and coughs up a HTB free with a brain explosion. Goodes doesn’t score. (Q4 18:48)
Waite leaps over Grundy and marks a long Higgins ball to the flank 25m out. But he sprays it horribly for a behind. (Q4 20:28)
Clock under 5:00 now. (Q4 20:28)
Goldstein marks a Mitchell inside 50 to start a rebound, but Rampe cuts it off on the wing. 2:30 now. (Q4 22:48)
Swallow passes to Higgins at 45m on the flank. He gets too close to the man on the mark, and misses badly. (Q4 24:49)
After Parker starts a rebound up the guts from the HBF, Shaw passes to Franklin 55m out in front. Buddy chooses to draw the clock down with a set shot… and goals! (Q4 25:49)

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