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Blog log from R15 of 2015: Brisbane vs Sydney

Blog log for Brisbane vs Sydney, R15 of 2015

Franklin catches Robinson HTB outside CHB, Robinson pushes him to give away 50m. Buddy lines up from just outside CHF, and misses. (Q1 7:11)
Rockliff passes to Paparone at 45m on the flank, after a flowing switch move from halfback. Paparone misses. (Q1 8:26)
Another rebound from halfback with a switch results in Taylor passing to Beams at much the same spot. Beams goals. (Q1 10:02)
Rich spoils at half forward to start an attack, eventually Mayes misses from deep in the pocket. (Q1 17:32)
McStay roves a contest 15m out but his kick is smothered by Grundy, the ball sits up for Zorko to deliver a fabulous flying volley from mid air for a goal! (Q1 19:02)
That was Eric Cantona stuff from Zorko, lucky he contacted ball rather than spectator head though. (Q1 19:32)
Hannebery gives wide of a stoppage at the hotspot for Shaw to snap across the body from 40m on the flank… across the face. (Q1 20:13)
Hannebery passes to Tippett at 50m on the flank, a 50m penalty against Gardiner for encroachment gives him a charity goal. (Q1 22:31)
McVeigh passes to Tippett at 40m on a slight angle. He sneaks the set shot inside the left goalpost. (Q2 1:15)
Towers gives to Jetta in space on the HFF, he has many options inside but decides to take on a man, baulks him successfully and snaps truly from 30m. (Q2 9:45)
Jack catches Adcock HTB 40m out in the corridor, and steers through a goal. Not much scoring in this, but what little there is is being done by Sydney now. (Q2 17:31)
Bourke leaps and clunks a Redden ball against two Swans 45m out near the boundary. He tries a centring ball, it doesn’t work. (Q2 20:16)
Hannebery rides a tackle and gives to Robinson for a quick snap across the body from the hotspot off the right boot… it sails through! (Q2 22:27)
Clarke brings a rebound kick to ground on the HFF, Zorko roves and snaps from 35m… it curls through! (Q2 26:31)
Lloyd passes to McVeigh wide on the flank 35m out, he plays on and snaps truly, just inside the near goalpost with a screwing ball. (Q3 1:27)
McVeigh gathers a bouncing ball on the HFF, assesses his option and passes inboard to Towers at 35m on a slight angle. Towers misses. (Q3 5:53)
Zorko, who just spent a time off the ground with a shin complaint, runs down the wing and lets fly in typical fashion from 50m on a slight angle… fine goal! (Q3 6:30)
Parker kicks OOTF from the last line to 25m out. Hanley takes the kick, he snaps low but straight, was it touched on the line by McVeigh? Score review… umpire’s call, goal! (Q3 9:11)
A 50m penalty against Laidler at halfback gives Christensen a chance, he passes to Beams in the pocket, a very late spoil by Jones gives away 50 more, easy goal! (Q3 13:11)
Christensen starts a chain of handballs after roving in the pocket, ending with Adcock running into the open goal to give Brisbane the lead! (Q3 16:00)
Christensen breaks a tackle and bursts away from a stoppage on the wing, then finds Staker at 40m on the flank. Staker’s set shot starts straight but swings late into the post. (Q3 19:55)
McVeigh gives to Goodes at a ball up on the HFF, he runs clear for a snap across the body from 40m on a slight angle… across the face. (Q3 21:42)
Zorko roves a stoppage at half forward and gives to Staker zooming past, he shoots on the run from 25m on a slight angle… a very disappointing miss. (Q3 23:59)
Rampe goes long down the flank to Franklin, he monsters Merrett off the fall, gathers and runs into the open goal. Scores level! (Q3 25:12)
Franklin buffets Clarke off the fall to a long Mitchell ball to 30m on the flank. He goals, like the champion he is. (Q3 28:26)
Adcock gets a free for a hold by Smith behind a Staker contest at 45m on a slight angle. He misses the lot, OOTF. (Q3 29:59)
Franklin snaps from deep in the pocket after a give from Towers, a man is in the square but it bounces over him! (Q4 0:51)
Goodes marks on the wing and has space to run down the flank, he gives inside to Towers who misses from 35m. (Q4 7:24)
Christensen is paid a free against Rampe for an obvious push in the back after roving a loose ball at 25m on a slight angle. Bundy sprays it, disappointingly. (Q4 8:25)
Tippett pushes off Clarke and marks a long Smith ball one on one at 30m on the flank. He steers through what most likely will be the sealer. (Q4 15:06)
Bewick marks behind Shaw on the boundary 45m out on the end of a switch play from halfback. He just misses. (Q4 19:22)
Franklin stands under a high ball to the flank 35m out with Merrett, Sauce spoils but the ump pays a holding free. Buddy hits the post. (Q4 22:58)

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