Blog log from R15 of 2015: Richmond vs Carlton

Grigg kicks to a contest 15m out, Riewoldt has three steps on Jamison so he can rove and goal with way too much ease. (Q1 0:52)
Yarran passes to Kreuzer deep in the pocket 20m out, with Ellis guarding space rather than the man. Ellis’ decision is justified, as Kroze misses. (Q1 7:12)
Everitt passes to White working hard up from defence to mark near the boundary 35m out. White kicks OOTF. (Q1 12:42)
Grigg turns the ball over under pressure at halfback, leading to Cripps marking 45m out on a slight angle. Cripps misses. (Q1 13:57)
Deledio bounces through a behind from a ball up 30m out on the flank. (Q1 15:57)
Gibbs hits the post from a stoppage 35m out on the flank. (Q1 17:32)
Casboult marks a Henderson ball near the boundary 35m out. He misses. (Q1 18:40)
Edwwards roves a Deledio contest 20m out, gets tackled and decides to handball instead of shoot under pressure… he gives back to Deledio who misses. (Q1 21:33)
Rance passes to Deledio in front of Buckley at 45m on a slight angle. Lids goals, to provide a rare piece of entertainment in a dour contest. (Q1 22:45)
Gibbs gives to Casboult who has nothing on standing outside CHF, decides to go himself and roosts a huge kick over the pack in the square for a goal! (Q1 24:13)
Riewoldt marks on the boundary 40m out and tries a set shot across the body, but it drifts across the face and goes OOTF off the behind post. (Q2 1:07)
Martin roves his own contest 20m out on the flank, gets tackled and wobbled a kick to the square… doesn’t fall right for Vickery and is rushed. (Q2 1:44)
Deledio snaps wide from 30m on a slight angle. (Q2 2:08)
Kreuzer just misses a snap from near CHF. (Q2 3:18)
Tutt draws a free on Cripps putting his head over the footy 40m out in the corridor, but also misses. (Q2 7:49)
Correction, the FA was on Cotchin. (Q2 7:49)
Fields spoils Gordon on the HFF but the crumb eludes him, Edwards zooms in to mop up and goal from 20m. (Q2 8:32)
Holman was the other man in that contest, Edwards burned him off in no uncertain terms. (Q2 9:07)
Carrazzo misses a set shot from the boundary 30m out. (Q2 10:51)
Everitt finally snaps a goal on the run from 35m on the flank after a give from Holman. (Q2 13:09)
Riewoldt passes to Cotchin at 20m on a slight angle, but the Tiger captain butchers a simple set shot for a behind. (Q2 17:44)
Yarran gives away 50m by touching a footy he shouldn’t have on the wing, bringing Cotchin to 30m on a slight angle. Cotchin goals, just. (Q2 21:38)
Grigg kicks the first goal of Q3 with a very big roost from outside CHF. (Q3 3:26)
Martin picks up a bouncing ball at CHF, swerves around two chasing Blues and misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 6:23)
Grigg keeps a ground ball alive in the pocket under pressure with a give to Riewoldt who has Cotchin for a snap from 20m on the flank… that’s another one. (Q3 7:24)
After about as poor a first half as you could think of in dry conditions by both teams, the Tigers are showing a bit of class at the start of Q3 to kick away. (Q3 7:39)
Deledio marks on the HFF, has two pairs waiting in the square and sails it to near the goalpost where Riewoldt outjudges White to mark and goal. (Q3 11:04)
Riewoldt marks on the lead in front of White at 40m on the flank. He goals again, Tigers in full control of this game now. (Q3 15:24)
Henderson marks an Everitt ball from the HFF in the opposite pocket over McIntosh, a rare time he didn’t have Rance on him. Henderson goals from 15m. (Q3 17:35)
Vickery is paid a mark in front of Fields 40m out on a slight angle, even though he juggled and didn’t control it. Tyrone misses. (Q3 19:25)
Kreuzer marks on the goal line and goals from a long Murphy ball from the HFF, with Murphy using all his vision to spot the hole behind the Tiger defence. (Q3 21:28)
Miles is smothered at the next centre bounce, the Blues swarm, Armfield runs to 55m in front and kicks to an empty goalface… well wide. (Q3 21:49)
Murphy misses from a stoppage near the hotspot. (Q3 28:11)
Martin falls into Carrazzo’s back at a ball up at the top of the Blue goalsquare. Carrots sprays it horribly, only just a point. (Q4 1:16)
Riewoldt beats two Blues to mark a very high Hunt ball from the HFF to the hotspot, White and Buckley failing to hold body position. He misses. (Q4 4:32)
Deledio taps from congestion to Lambert on the wing, who passes to Gordon at 40m on the flank. Gordon also misses. (Q4 6:32)
Vickery stands tall and marks a Deledio ball deep in the pocket, his opponent overcommits in a vain attempt to spoil, Ty turns and runs into the open goal. (Q4 8:07)
Simpson it was who didn’t take Vickery’s body and turned a difficult set shot into an easy goal. (Q4 8:33)
Hampson marks a long ball 45m out on the flank but doesn’t score. (Q4 9:47)
Hampson misses from a big pack at the top of the square under heavy pressure. (Q4 16:30)
Graimes arrives late and gives away an obvious free to Casboult at 20m on the flank, as he sits under a high Yarran ball. Levi goals. (Q4 17:13)
Martin beats Tuohy one on one to mark in the square and goal from a long Lambert ball from the HFF. (Q4 22:30)
Martin beats Tuohy one on one again, this time in a ground battle on the HFF, then passes to Lambert 45m out in the corridor. Lambert’s kick drops and is rushed. (Q4 24:38)

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