Blog log from R17 of 2015: Western Bulldogs vs Collingwood

A free to the Pies after the first centre bounce, Swan plays on to Pendlebury who tries a snap on the lope from just outside CHF… it sails through after 20 seconds! (Q1 0:31)
Grundy gets a handball and lets fly from much the same spot after the next centre bounce, but his snap swing hard right late and the wrong side of the goalpost. (Q1 1:31)
White marks in front of Wood on the boundary 30m out and misses. (Q1 2:08)
Johannisen marks and plays on on the wing, and his pass goes over the head of Redpath to Crameri at 40m on the flank. Crameri misses. (Q1 3:20)
Johannisen kicks quick and long from the wing to Redpath who for some reason has only Langdon on him 45m out on a slight angle. Redpath misses as well. (Q1 4:27)
Murphy marks a rather hopeful ball to a crowd 35m out on a slight angle by Campbell. Bob shows the forwards how it’s done with a trademark quality finish. (Q1 5:39)
Bontempelli snaps truly from 30m on the flank after a turnover in defence with a kick to the HBF which Hunter spoils and mops up for the goal assist give. (Q1 7:57)
Witts gets a ruck free on Campbell for a block 35m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q1 9:56)
Swan gets swamped by a pack of Dogs at halfback to start a fast break rebound, Crameri eventually gives Dickson a Joe the Goose special for a goal from the square. (Q1 11:27)
Varcoe runs from a pack in the centre and shoots from 50m on a slight angle, it’s smothered but flips back to him, he tries again from 40m but hits the post. (Q1 14:59)
White runs into the open goal after Kennedy forces a turnover by mowing down Daniel at half forward. (Q1 15:43)
Campbell misses a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q1 18:05)
Crameri rises in front of Goldsack and clunks a big contested grab in the square for an easy goal. (Q1 20:29)
Crameri marks a Macrae ball on the HFF, baulks clear of Frost and snaps a screwing ball from 40m… wide. (Q1 23:01)
Wallis gives to Macrae at half forward, he has time to shoot but lowers his eyes and passes short to Dickson at the hotspot. Dickson converts as usual. (Q1 26:10)
Varcoe roves a Fasolo contest to a long centre clearance kick by Swan and snaps from the pocket 20m out… it’s good! (Q1 27:49)
Stringer passes to Crameri on the boundary 35m out in the last minute before HT. He misses. (Q1 30:25)
Grundy marks a long Varcoe ball to the top of the square over Morris, who panicked a little against the taller man. Brodie goals. (Q2 0:30)
Dickson roves a bouncing centre clearance kick at 40m in the corridor with Toovey on his hammer and gives quickly to Dahlhaus, whose snap gets a lovely bounce and goes through! (Q2 2:15)
Pendlebury snaps from a big pack after a stoppage the hotspot from 15m, but it’s ruled touched off the boot by Dahlhaus after a video review. (Q2 4:15)
Murphy’s short ball from outside CHF to the hotspot comes off hands for Dickson to scoot onto, he finishes across his body off the left boot. (Q2 5:30)
Langdon chips in to mark an errant rebound kick by Biggs to the flank 50m out, but he tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q2 8:15)
Kennedy receives a handball in the pocket and has time to turn and see Greenwood on his own at the hotspot. Levi marks and goals. (Q2 8:32)
Moore goes up for a long ball 20m out in front, he drops it but it falls back to him, he gives to White who snaps… does Talia touch it off the boot? Video review says yes. (Q2 12:16)
Wallis marks on the HFF leading up in front of Frost, and plays on to Hunter 40m out in front. Lachie goals. (Q2 17:01)
Wood runs back and spoils White 40m out but the ball flips over the back for White to butter up and give to Moore to goal from the square, despite a Johannisen lunge. (Q2 19:32)
Sidebottom gives a Joe the Goose special to Grundy for a goal from the square after a fast break caused by a Wood turnover by hand in the centre. (Q2 21:02)
Redpath marks a nice pass from the wing by Bontempelli between two Pies at 40m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q2 23:02)
Maynard roves a Campbell drop outside CHF and kicks quickly to Kennedy 35m out in front. This to level the scores… a shank, drops short and rushed. (Q2 26:17)
The Dogs go coast to coast from the kick in down members wing, Hunter passes to Redpath at 35m on a slight angle. He goals. (Q2 27:32)
Picken marks on the lead just in front of Oxley at 45m on a slight angle, but misses. (Q3 4:08)
Oxley drops a relieving mark at the Doggie hotspot, the crumb goes to Daniel who snaps wide. (Q3 7:59)
Stringer marks 40m out on the flank and makes good on sustained Bullie frontal pressure at the start of Q3 with the first goal of the quarter. (Q3 9:09)
Dickson roves a loose ball on the flank 25m out, Maynard tackles hard but catches him high. Dickson goals, as he usually does. (Q3 10:38)
Stringer stands tall and marks a Wallis ball over the smaller Williams at 25m on the flank. He misses. (Q3 17:04)
Collingwood goes coast to coast up the guts, Moore roves a Fasolo contest with Biggs and runs into the open goal! (Q3 18:09)
Daniel rolls through a Daicos special from the pocket 20m out after sharking a Kennedy handball! (Q3 21:24)
Moore converts a set shot from 45m on a slight angle after marking a Varcoe pass in front of Biggs. (Q3 23:09)
Varcoe kicks across halfback but straight to Dahlhaus, who inexplicably tries a short one to Stringer but it’s too short, play on and Crameri is HTB! Oh dear. (Q3 26:40)
Crameri kicks truly from a set shot from 40m on the flank after the 3QT siren. Makes it very difficult for the Pies now. (Q3 28:51)
Macrae gives to Grant for a snap off a step from 45m on the flank… wobbles well wide. (Q4 1:59)
The Pies stuff up the kick in, the Dogs handball around until they find Boyd free for a snap off a step from 40m on a slight angle… also well wide. (Q4 2:25)
Moore marks 45m out on a slight angle and boots his fourth major. (Q4 3:32)
Correction, it was a free against Talia for a hold. (Q4 3:32)
White gets a free on Talia at 30m on the flank, Talia argues with the ump and gives away 50m to ensure the goal. (Q4 6:22)
Stringer marks 45m out on the flank and hits the post. (Q4 9:34)
Sidebottom breaks a Boyd tackle and snaps truly from 30m on the flank. (Q4 11:02)
Dale roves a contest at 25m on the flank but misses off the left. (Q4 14:34)
On the end of a Bulldog fast break up the members wing, Wallis pokes a pass to Picken at 35m on the flank. Picken hits the post. (Q4 17:40)
Pendlebury gives to Swan who is pressured 40m out on the flank and tries a low-percentage left foot checkside… well wide. (Q4 19:07)
Crameri contests a long ball down the flank to 25m, the ball flips over the back where Wallis is on his own, he shoots, did it shave the goalpost? Video review says no! (Q4 20:49)
Crameri gathers a bouncing ball on the flank and gives to Dale who slots the snap from 35m! (Q4 22:05)
Wallis it was with the centre clearance kick to set up that score. (Q4 22:35)
Moore marks 30m out on a slight angle and sails through his fifth goal. (Q4 28:42)

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