Blog log from R11 of 2015: Collingwood vs Western Sydney

Ward passes to Whitfield on the boundary 35m out for the first score: a behind. (Q1 4:05)
Treloar passes to McCarthy who has escaped the Pie zone to be on his own 25m out on the flank. McCarthy sprays it OOTF. (Q1 5:35)
Swan roves a Mumford drop at the hotspot but grubbers wide. (Q1 8:51)
Griffen speeds up the wing after a give by Mumford, Stewart is over the back of Goldsack to mark at the hotspot unopposed. But he shanks horribly for a point. (Q1 10:06)
Hoskin-Elliott roves a pack at 30m on a slight angle and bounces a snap well wide. (Q1 11:21)
Buntine rushes a Swan grubber after a stoppage in the pocket from 15m. (Q1 13:21)
Again Griffen is released for a run down the wing and again he finds Stewart behind Goldsack 45m out in front. Stewart gets his set shot on target. (Q1 14:17)
White catches a very short kick 35m out on a slight angle, plays on and snaps across his body for the first Collingwood major. (Q1 17:01)
Williams it was with the goal assist kick. (Q1 17:35)
Fasolo marks an Adams pass in front of two Giants 40m out in the corridor, and goals as well. (Q1 18:28)
Smith turns the ball over by foot at CHB to Toovey, who passes to White in the pocket, he sees Varcoe on his own in the square for the simple pass and goal. (Q1 23:02)
Crisp catches Shiel HTB at a stoppage 20m out on the flank but misses the relatively easy set shot, disappointingly. (Q1 25:58)
Cameron marks a long Shiel ball near the behind post, and plays on into the open goal just before Frost arrives. (Q1 26:57)
Pendlebury roves the spillage from a tackle on Shiel at CHF, and passes wide to Broomhead at 35m on the flank for a goal just before QT. (Q1 29:31)
Smith marks 40m out near the boundary but just shaves the near goalpost with his set shot. (Q2 3:54)
Coniglio gives to McCarthy on the boundary 40m out, he looks inside to heavy traffic but goes himself… and threads the needle! (Q2 5:09)
Shiel receives from McCarthy on the HFF and kicks to the corridor 20m out where Smith is running back with the flight to mark in stride and goal! (Q2 6:24)
Frost almost spoils a Smith ball to CHF with two Giants on him, but Green roves and gives to McCarthy who can stroll in and goal from 25m. (Q2 8:24)
Treloar burns a golden opportunity with a miss from a snap from 40m in the corridor, with teammates calling for it in better position. (Q2 9:28)
Hoskin-Elliott roves 25m out in front and has Kelly outside waiting for the give, but he goes himself and doesn’t score. (Q2 9:54)
Again the Giants lock it in for a repeat inside 50, Buntine passes to Hoskin-Elliott at 35m on the flank. WHE misses again. (Q2 10:34)
Fasolo gives wide of a stoppage inside 50 to Seedsman near CHF, he baulks the onrushing Shiel and runs to 40m for a Pie goal! (Q2 12:59)
White roves a contest at half forward, runs sideways with Haynes on his hammer, snaps at full tilt across his body from 40m… fine goal! (Q2 15:55)
Cameron marks but misses from 35m on the flank. (Q2 18:41)
Pendlebury outmarks Griffen on the HFF, his set shot is off hands in the square for a behind. (Q2 19:10)
Varcoe marks on the HFF and gives to Elliott, who assesses his options 55m out and goes for broke… starts straight but drifts left into the post. (Q2 22:07)
Cloke dives in front of Davis and marks a hard, low Williams pass from a stoppage on the HFF to the corridor 20m out. Travis goals. (Q2 24:10)
Williams gives to Crisp forward of a pack at CHF, he turns and goals from 35m! (Q2 25:25)
Hoskin-Elliott marks 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 27:52)
McCarthy benefits from a lucky bounce on the HFF in a ground battle with Frost, a video review confirms his snap from 35m shaved the post. (Q3 4:19)
Bugg passes short to Kelly at 45m on a slight angle after a chain of handballs from a stoppage on the opposite HFF. Kelly goals. (Q3 6:19)
De Goey catches Ward HTB at the hotspot trying to run out of defence. The kid kicks truly. (Q3 9:16)
Cameron pressures a Varcoe kick from defensive hotspot, it goes to ground, Buntine roves and passes to McCarthy at 30m on a slight angle. McCarthy goals. (Q3 13:05)
White draws a free on Patfull sitting under a high ball to 40m on the flank. He misses. (Q3 17:11)
White marks wide out on the HFF, turns and finds Cloke at 50m on a slight angle. Cloke shanks it for a behind. (Q3 20:05)
White goes long down the wing to Cloke 40m out on the flank, Patfull concedes a holding free then gets crunched in the ribs by the knee of Buntine. A lull. (Q3 22:03)
Eventually, Cloke misses. (Q3 23:21)
Long ball to Cloke 20m out, Elliott roves and snaps as two Giants converge, it rolls through! (Q3 24:36)
Greene passes to Hoskin-Elliott 40m out in front. WHE walks in with three points to his name so far… and he misses again. (Q3 27:51)
Stewart gets in the back of Goldsack on the Pies HFF, Goldsack goes down the line to Crisp at 40m who goals. (Q4 3:04)
Cloke juggles and marks a long ball to the hotspot in front of the hopelessly outmatched Haynes. He goals as well. (Q4 3:47)
Pendlebury has space to run with two bounces down the flank to 35m and bang through another one. The floodgates have opened. (Q4 5:52)
Again Cloke is one on one with Haynes for a long ball to the hotspot, again Haynes is powerless to stop him marking in front for another goal. (Q4 9:20)
Oxley marks a short Swan ball to the hotspot for some garbage time fantasy points. (Q4 14:54)
Ward sails through a beautiful snap on the run from 55m on the flank, to almost no reaction from the near 100% pro Pie crowd. (Q4 16:59)
White marks in front of Buntine on the boundary 35m out and delivers a perfect screwing set shot for his third goal. (Q4 22:36)
McCarthy gets some junk from the Giant hotspot, to scattered boos. (Q4 23:51)
Cloke marks an Elliott ball and goals again from mid range. (Q4 26:02)
Cameron marks a Treloar ball 40m out in front for some garbage. (Q4 27:56)
Shiel passes to Haynes at 40m on a slight angle for some more junk. (Q4 29:52)
Cloke marks just before the final siren 45m out on the flank, and boots his fifth goal. (Q4 31:52)

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