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Blog log from R15 of 2015: Western Sydney vs St Kilda

Blog log for Western Sydney vs St Kilda, R15 of 2015

Armitage runs from the first centre bounce and lets fly from the corner of the centre square, it clears everyone and rolls for a behind. (Q1 0:15)
Weller kicks long from the HFF, another one that misses all targets and bounces wide for a point. (Q1 2:03)
Whitfield passes to McCarthy at 40m on a slight angle and gets smashed late by Longer, downfield free and a report results… McCarthy makes no mistake. (Q1 5:47)
Roberton’s pressured kick on the HBF goes straight to Cameron, who immediately finds McCarthy ay 40m on a slight angle. McCarthy misses. (Q1 7:34)
Palmer forces Dempster to turn the ball over by foot on the wing, the Giants swarm, eventually Cameron marks on the lead at CHF and goals. (Q1 13:33)
Ross gives wide of congestion to Armitage on his own on the HFF, he launches from 50m… just touched on the line. (Q1 15:43)
Greene passes to the lead of Cameron at 35m wide on the flank, with Gilbert trailing badly. Cameron splits the middle. (Q1 18:02)
Scully runs from a stoppage on the wing and lets fly from 50m on a slight angle… just wide. (Q1 19:21)
Lobb kicks quickly under pressure from the HFF, again Gilbert is out of position as Cameron marks unopposed on his chest and boots his third goal of Q1! (Q1 20:39)
Palmer ducks his head and is wrongly rewarded by the ump for a tackle by Fisher 45m out on the flank. He plays on and misses, footy gods smile. (Q1 24:20)
Lonie marks in front of Buntine at 40m on a slight angle, thinks of a pass but goes back for the set shot. Tricky wind today, and he hooks it way right. (Q1 25:31)
Six tackles to Newnes and seven to Steven in Q1. 15 to the rest of the Saints. (Qtr Time)
Shiel runs into an open goal to continue the Giant dominance at the start of Q2. (Q2 2:18)
Schneider roves a contest in the pocket, looks inside and decides on a low percentage snap from the boundary 20m out… well wide. (Q2 6:18)
Palmer’s kick to the HFF goes over Cameron’s head as he leads, but Cameron anticipates better than the chasing Gilbert, he mops up and goals from 40m! (Q2 6:57)
Steele forces a turnover with a tackle in the centre, eventually Scully has a ping from 40m on a slight angle, but it’s wide. (Q2 10:42)
Weller gives over the top in the centre to Sinclair who has space to run through CHF and shoot from 40m… that’s the first Saint goal, finally. (Q2 13:22)
Palmer roves a contest and turns onto his left boot for a snap from true CHF… bounces for a behind. (Q2 15:00)
Newnes passes to Dunstan at 45m near the boundary. He gives to Savage, whose snap lands in the square for Lobb to rush. (Q2 16:32)
Cameron bombs long to a huge pack in the pocket, it drifts to the side where Steele takes a contested grab in front of Shaw 20m out on the flank. He goals. (Q2 18:14)
Ward roves a pack at the top of the square and snaps under a heavy tackle, it rolls towards the post, Palmer has a go, what happened? Umps converge, score review… ball up! (Q2 22:47)
Gilbert clears from the ball up. (Q2 22:59)
Fisher is pinged for a hold on Lobb as they go for a high ball to the flank 25m out. Lobb kicks truly. (Q2 25:25)
Steven roves a stoppage on the HFF and bombs in rather ungainly fashion to the square, the pack goes forward but the ball sails over the back and bounces through! (Q2 30:00)
Dunstan is released forward of a stoppage on the wing to hit Bruce on a lead to 35m on the flank, nothing Corr could do there. Bruce swings it through for his first goal. (Q3 3:38)
Weller runs for a Montagna ball to space in the pocket, he mops up and has Steele closing… does the kid with a step and runs into the open goal! (Q3 5:04)
Steven gets a holding free on Ward at the next centre bounce, he plays on and finds Riewoldt leading to 35m on a slight angle on the dive. Rooey goals as well! (Q3 6:23)
After two goals in the first half, the Saints have added three in four minutes of Q3 and are back in the contest, amazingly. (Q3 6:53)
Cameron is spoiled on the behind line going for a long Treloar ball from the HFF, only a behind. (Q3 8:20)
Scully has a moment to measure a left foot snap from 45m in the corridor, but hits the post. (Q3 12:52)
Montagna marks in space at CHF, plays on and snaps off a step… starts straight but swings into the base of the goalpost. (Q3 15:22)
Cameron is paid a mark at 45m on the flank, but misses. (Q3 21:34)
Montagna kicks long from the HFF, plenty of bodies in the pocket but it clears them all and bounces for a behind. (Q3 24:23)
Griffen gives to Lobb for a pressured snap from the pocket 25m out, he misses. (Q4 3:09)
Green chips in to intercept the Webster kick in to Geary 20m out and snaps truly! (Q4 3:26)
Coniglio gives to Palmer on the boundary 50m out, he is pressured and tries a low percentage snap… nowhere near. (Q4 5:38)
Bruce takes a contested grab in front of Hampson at 30m on a slight angle, and steers through his second major. (Q4 7:43)
Treloar roves his own messy handball that bounces off Ward on the wing and goes to Cameron who draws a free for a Dempster arm chop near the hotspot. Cameron boots his fifth goal. (Q4 11:34)
Dempster’s handball from his knees in the BP goes to an opponent, Palmer snaps to the top of the square where McCarthy marks over Armitage and goals, just. (Q4 17:24)
Cameron mows down Roberton in the centre, if the Saints had a chance that was probably its last. (Q4 19:07)
Griffen hurries a snap outside a pack at 40m on the flank and misses. (Q4 20:33)
Bruce marks near the intersection of boundary and 50m paint, his set shot drifts across the face for a behind off hands. (Q4 22:50)
Ray misses a relatively easy set shot from 20m on the flank. We are into junk time now. (Q4 24:33)
Steven roves a long ball to the hotspot and snaps off a step, but well wide. (Q4 25:05)
Hampton runs through CHF and gives to Williams who breaks a tackle and snaps truly from the hotspot. (Q4 27:07)
Palmer marks in front of Geary at the hotspot and misses. (Q4 28:35)

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