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Blog log from R14 of 2015: Melbourne vs West Coast

Blog log for Melbourne vs West Coast, R14 of 2015

Cripps, trying to get dangerous by zoning off Cross, passes to Shuey to mark over Viney at 40m on a slight angle. Shuey goals. (Q1 1:42)
Hogan marks in front of Yeo at 45m on a slight angle and hits the post. (Q1 3:37)
Watts tries to get around Sheed on the HFF, kicks a wobbler to the flank 35m out and it luckily falls in the guts of Tyson. Tyson goals. (Q1 4:22)
Hogan passes to Dawes on the lead at 45m on the flank after a switch started on the HBF. Dawes slams through a lovely set shot for a goal. (Q1 7:22)
Darling gets a handball outside a pack at the hotspot, takes a while to realise he’s free and hurries the left foot snap across the face. (Q1 8:59)
Toumpas is pinged for HTB under a big pack 45m out on a slight angle. Cripps gets up and takes the set shot… and misses. (Q1 9:51)
Dunn tackles Darling at the hotspot, he drops it, play on, Dunn picks it up, Darling tackles him, he drops it, ump pays HTB. Darling goals, just. (Q1 11:55)
Toumpas burns the ball horribly in the centre to Hurn, who gives to Gaff, he has Sheed in space on the HFF, who runs to 40m and slots the turnover goal. (Q1 15:42)
Nathan Jones intercepts on the HFF and goes quickly to Hogan, who is tunnelled by Hurn 25m out on a slight angle. But Hogan sprays it terribly. (Q1 18:24)
Shuey does a one-two to get past traffic in the centre and goes low and hard to CHF for Darling to mark on the lead. Darling roosts it right over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q1 20:40)
Darling marks in front of Bail from a long Duggan ball to the hotspot. But Darling sprays it way left. (Q1 23:24)
Hogan flies for a long ball to the square, it falls over the back but Dawes’ quick grubber is wide. (Q1 26:07)
Cripps catches Stretch HTB on the HFF, then passes to Hill at 45m on a slight angle. Hill goals. (Q1 27:32)
Vince passes to the lead of Garland in front of Hurn at 45m in the corridor. Jeffie sprays it. (Q2 0:41)
Bail kicks high to the flank 40m out, McGovern throws Dawes out of the contest, the ump sees it and pays the obvious free. Dawes goals. (Q2 2:50)
Kennedy marks a short Hill ball on the HFF but misses with a shank. (Q2 7:35)
Sinclair marks behind Dunn at the top of the square and kicks the first Eagle goal of Q2, after a lot of faffing around. (Q2 13:22)
McGovern it was with the goal assist long ball. (Q2 13:52)
Viney roves a long ball to the hotspot, fends off Naitanui with strength, and snaps just inside the post for a nice goal. (Q2 15:18)
Kennedy marks in front of Dunn at the top of the square for another Eagle goal, his first. (Q2 16:55)
Butler fumbles on the wing to cause a turnover, Bail passes to Neal-Bullen at 30m on the flank for a goal. (Q2 29:39)
Dunn buffets Kennedy too early and gives away a clumsy free in a marking contest at 25m on the flank. JJK goals. (Q3 3:29)
Hill hits the post with a snap from deep in the pocket. (Q3 5:18)
LeCras misses a set shot from much the same place. (Q3 7:15)
Hill has a golden chance as a ball to the top of the square falls behind for him to volley, but he hits the post from 5m. (Q3 13:24)
Garlett worries Schofield out of the footy in the centre with an assist by McDonald, he has Toumpas on the turnover who gives a Joe the Goose special to Neal-Bullen for the goal! (Q3 16:36)
Hogan kicks long to Spencer near the behind post, just before Yeo gets there to spoil. Spencer threads the difficult set shot. Melbourne are in this all of a sudden! (Q3 17:47)
Cripps draws a high tackle free by Bail 25m on the flank after the Eagles boss the next centre clearance. He steers through the steadying goal. (Q3 19:11)
Masten misses a pressured snap near a pack at the hotspot. (Q3 20:45)
Masten hits Darling on a lead to 40m on a slight angle with a beautiful, low, hard ball. Darling makes no mistake. (Q3 22:26)
Garlett bounces through a typically opportunist goal from 40m on a slight angle, after stripping a dithering McGovern in a tackle. (Q3 27:46)
Vince catches Selwood high at the next centre bounce, his pass goes to Shuey at 50m on a slight angle, Shuey misses. (Q3 29:12)
Priddis hits Darling on the lead at 50m on the flank, Dunn arrives a little late and pushes him over, the ump rightly pays 50m to ensure the goal. (Q4 3:29)
Selwood gathers a loose ball in the pocket, gets tackled and pokes a left foot pass inside to Darling at 35m on the flank. Darling goals, that’s a bag of five for him. (Q4 5:55)
Sinclair releases Cripps to bounce twice through the centre and pass to Kennedy at 45m on the flank. JJK misses. (Q4 10:55)
LeCras marks over Tyson at 20m on the flank and kicks a junk time goal, as he does so often. (Q4 14:00)
Cripps gives to Kennedy for a snap from 35m on a slight angle, but it bounces wide. (Q4 14:56)
Darling forces a turnover with a tackle on Stretch on the wing, Shuey is released by Priddis to run to the HFF and get some garbage. (Q4 22:21)
The Eagles dominate the next centre clearance, Priddis to Sinclair to Cripps who bangs through another one from 30m on the flank. (Q4 23:10)
Garlett clears from the next centre bounce, Hogan marks in front of Schofield at 30m on the flank. He gets some rubbish too. (Q4 24:22)
McGovern gets a rare goal from a set shot from the HFF. (Q4 28:07)

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