Blog log from R16 of 2015: Collingwood vs West Coast

LeCras bombs long from a stoppage at CHF, but Brown spoils Kennedy and it goes for a behind. (Q1 0:36)
Selwood gives to Cripps for a flying snap from 35m on the flank, but it’s across the face. (Q1 4:48)
Darling marks a quick clearance kick at the hotspot and gives over the Pie defenders for Kennedy to run into the open goal. (Q1 6:33)
De Goey marks behind Rosa at 35m on a slight angle, but sprays the set shot for no score. (Q1 9:17)
Gaff passes to Sheed at 40m on a slight angle after a risky switch play through a crowded centre square. Sheed misses. (Q1 11:00)
Frost just touches a Kennedy snap from 30m on the flank for a behind. (Q1 11:39)
Kennedy kicks long to the square, Hurn spoils Grundy, Grundy fails to get a boot on the spillage, Hurn rushes. (Q1 14:24)
De Goey marks at half forward, plays on and shoots from 45m… Grundy fumbles it over the line. (Q1 15:08)
Grundy kicks OOTF under pressure in the pocket, Kennedy takes the free and centres to Sinclair at 30m on the flank. Sinclair misses everything. (Q1 22:00)
LeCras gives to Cripps in the pocket, Maynard pressures but Cripps’ grubber is good! (Q1 23:55)
Greenwood passes to Blair at 40m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 26:18)
Crisp bombs long from the HFF, White flies and looks to have marked over Hurn, the ump allows Blair to play on into the open goal as he ruled Hurn tunnelled White. (Q1 27:30)
Eagles dominate the next centre bounce, Priddis kicks to the top of the square, four man pack, Sinclair clunks the mark in front… but hits the post as the QT siren sounds! (Q1 28:29)
Grundy is over the back of the Eagle defence for a long ball over the head of Wellingham at the top of the square. He goals. (Q2 3:24)
LeCras has space on the flank to have a bounce, straighten and shoot from 35m… he bounces it through. (Q2 5:58)
Sidebottom gives to Kennedy for a snap off a step from 45m on a slight angle. but Schofield rushes it from the square. (Q2 10:45)
Fasolo gets a free on Wellingham on the HFF 40m out, Kennedy decides to play on but gets in trouble and snaps weakly, again Schofield is in the square to relieve. (Q2 12:43)
Seedsman goes long to the square, Witts stands with Schofield, Fasolo flies across but the ump says Schofield held Witts, who goals. (Q2 13:14)
The Pies rebound down members wing using the loose man, Swan passes short to Fasolo at 45m on a slight angle. Fasolo goals, Pies hit the lead! (Q2 15:29)
Hill goes after a crumb in the pocket 20m out, two Pies there but he is able to get a boot to the footy… it goes through for a fine goal! (Q2 19:55)
Masten runs free in space for a snap from 40m on a slight angle, but misses, disappointingly. (Q2 20:45)
Gaff rolls through a behind from congestion at 40m on the flank. (Q2 21:25)
LeCras gives to Sheed for a quick left foot snap from 40m in the corridor, but it’s also wide. (Q2 22:38)
Grundy is spoiled by two Eagles on the HFF, the Eagles rebound down members wing with Hill passing to Kennedy at 35m on the flank. JJK hangs it right. (Q2 23:55)
Cripps kicks the first goal of Q3 after roving a Kennedy contest to a centre clearance to the hotspot. (Q3 0:38)
Cripps gives to Naitanui who breaks an arm tackle by Oxley and snaps across the body from 40m on a slight angle… just wide. (Q3 3:52)
Swan intercepts a low Sheed kick from the BP 40m out on the flank, has time to play on and steady… but misses, disappointingly. (Q3 5:58)
Kennedy passes to the pocket where LeCras has run hard to receive, 35m out. His set shot is well wide, rushed. (Q3 7:03)
LeCras receives under heavy pressure 20m out on a slight angle and misses again. (Q3 7:55)
Selwood marks on the wing, looks long but decides to pass to Yeo at 45m on the flank. Yeo shanks it, Pies clear. (Q3 9:39)
Yet again the Eagles force a repeat inbside 50 with pressure on the rebound kick. Hurn passes to Sheed 35m out on a slight angle, but Sheed misses yet again. (Q3 12:25)
Almost inevitably, a rare inside 50 for the Pies results in a Sidebottom snap goal. Pies barely deserve to be in this! (Q3 14:39)
Yeo finds Cripps on the HFF who has Kennedy running back to the square, a quality kick, JJK marks and goals in stride! (Q3 16:28)
The Pies kick much the same sort of goal on a fast break, Crisp to Varcoe who has Swan on his own at the top of the square for the easy score. (Q3 17:59)
The Eagles have loose men everywhere on the outer wing, Priddis has LeCras on the HFF, he goes down the line to Kennedy leading to 30m. JJK makes no mistake. (Q3 19:40)
Hutchings clears from the next centre bounce, Cripps gives to Selwood who snaps across the body from near the hotspot, but he misses. (Q3 20:55)
Selwood roves a long ball to the top of the Pie square, Selwood roves but is tackled, his handball skews to Fasolo who snaps truly from 25m on the flank! (Q3 23:07)
Ah, but a video review ensues, Sheppard might have touched it but it was inconclusive so it stays a goal. (Q3 24:25)
Fasolo gives to Kennedy who misses badly in space at 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 26:09)
Pendlebury anticipates a Cripps kick across halfback, intercepts and finds Swan at 35m on a slight angle. Swan misses, disappointingly. (Q3 29:37)
After Witts is pinged for a trip after the first centre bounce of Q4, Naitanui marks 40m out in the corridor. NicNat goals! (Q4 0:58)
Cripps catches Seedsman HTB 35m out in front after applying a chicken wing tackle, not allowing him to dispose properly. He misses. (Q4 2:09)
Yeo roves a stoppage at the Pie hotspot but dithers and gets caught HTB by Witts. However, Witts sprays the easy set shot for a behind. (Q4 5:45)
Sidebottom lopes down the wing and passes wide to Blair 35m out near the boundary. The set shot drops in the square, easy kill for Naitanui over the line. (Q4 7:53)
Kennedy marks 45m out wide on the flank and misses the very difficult set shot. (Q4 8:21)
Shuey misses on the run from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 9:53)
Long ball to the Pie hotspot, huge pack with Witts contesting, Sidebottom roves but slams it into the goalpost from 15m, then puts his head in his hands. (Q4 13:19)
Sheed is stripped in a tackle on the wing, Seedsman roves and runs to CHF for a snap… just wide. (Q4 15:16)
The Eagles rebound down the fat side members wing, Cripps has LeCras next to the square behind the Pie defence.. but LeCras shaves the post from 5m! (Q4 18:11)
A video review inexplicably rules it as a goal even though it clearly shaved the post. (Q4 19:20)
Brown gets back to touch a bouncing Hill snap from the HFF for a behind. (Q4 20:28)
Sinclair clunks a mark in between two Pies at 40m on the flank. He misses as well. (Q4 21:41)
The Eagles have loose men everywhere again on the outer wing, they run in twos and threes past the hapless Pies, Sinclair eventually feeds LeCras for the sealer. (Q4 23:56)
Seedsman misses from the HFF, but we’re deep into junk time now. (Q4 28:08)
Masten puts a cherry on top with a goal in the last 20 seconds. (Full Time)

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