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Blog log from R19 of 2015: Western Sydney vs Essendon

Blog log for Western Sydney vs Essendon, R19 of 2015

Coniglio passes to the lead of Patton in front of Gwilt at 30m on the flank, but he misses. (Q1 0:46)
Lobb marks in a huge pack at 34m on the flank, after Cooney had kicked OOTF on the wing. He starts it left, it fades slightly but stays the wrong side of the goalpost. (Q1 1:56)
Haynes marks on the wing, a 50m penalty ensues for something off the ball to put him 45m out on a slight angle. He roosts a beautiful set shot for the first goal! (Q1 2:59)
Davis concedes a free to Hooker in a marking contest 35m out on the flank. Hooker sails through the first Bomber goal. (Q1 5:42)
Hocking tries a flying volley out of mid air from 25m on a slight angle with his left boot, but it’s well wide. (Q1 7:55)
Cameron dives and marks a Scully pass near the boundary just inside 50m, in front of Carlisle. He misses. (Q1 10:57)
Hooker has two Giants on him in the pocket but gives to Edwards to run into the open goal! (Q1 14:23)
Griffen gets to Zaharakis just a little late after marking on the wing, and gives away 50m with a push. Zaka shoots from 40m on a slight angle, and misses. (Q1 15:38)
Cooney marks in the pocket and plays on speedily to pass to the hotspot for Howlett to mark unopposed. Howlett kicks truly, the Dons have the jump! (Q1 17:28)
Giles roves a Hooker contest at the hotspot but his snap around the body off the right boot is just wide. (Q1 18:54)
Green runs down the wing and has Cameron running back with the flight ahead of Carlisle, Greene hits him in stride 25m out, Cameron sprints into goal but hits the post from 10m! (Q1 20:13)
The Dons go coast to coast from the kick in but Hocking’s snap from 45m on a slight angle is well wide. (Q1 20:40)
Edwards marks a Hibberd pass on the lead in front of Patfull at 45m on a slight angle, on the end of a Bomber rebound up the guts. He misses. (Q1 25:09)
Whitfield wins a HTB free on Jackson Merrett at 50m on the flank, and rides the breeze left to right and straight through the hi-diddle-diddle! (Q1 27:34)
Hocking intercepts at half forward and finds Daniher on the fat side flank, 25m out. Daniher goals, just inside the left post. (Q2 1:23)
Cameron marks on the boundary 25m out, runs around and tries a low ball but it’s too low and Steinberg touches it through for a behind. (Q2 11:09)
Steinberg dives for a loose ball at the Giant hotspot, Smith had kept his feet and earns the free for having his legs taken out. Devon, who has been very quiet, kicks the goal. (Q2 12:53)
Cooney baulks Ward at a stoppage in the pocket 20m out but snaps OOTF. (Q2 16:34)
Daniher kicks blind from a stoppage on the HFF to the hotspot, Hooker is in front of Davis and takes the contested grab. But Hooker misses, disappointingly. (Q2 18:04)
Goddard bullets a pass from the centre in between two Giants to Edwards at 35m on the flank. Edwards also misses. (Q2 19:19)
Hocking gives to Cooney on a fast break on the HFF, he has a man screaming inside but goes himself from 50m… and shanks it horribly OOTF. (Q2 21:52)
Griffen is pinged for HTB under a Hooker tackle just outside CHF. THe HT siren sounds as Hooker runs in, and he shanks the set shot for no score. (Q2 25:35)
Laverde breaks a tackle in the pocket and tries a low-percentage snap from 25m… across the face. (Q3 3:34)
Whitfield has two Dons corralling him on the HFF but sees Kelly at 40m on the flank and hits him with a nice little ball over the top. Kelly misses. (Q3 8:03)
Greene gives to Treloar in heavy traffic for a hurried snap off the left from 35m on a slight angle… wide. (Q3 9:37)
Whitfield marks the Stanton kick-in at 45m wide on the flank, and has to go back for the set shot. Lachie misses the lot, OOTF. (Q3 10:13)
Palmer smothers Gwilt on the last line, gathers it himself near the behind post and tries a highly unlikely snap off the right boot… OOTF. (Q3 11:05)
Shaw spoils Stanton at half forward for the Giants, butters up and bullets a pass to Kelly at the hotspot. Kelly goals! (Q3 11:30)
Cooney kicks OOTF from a long-range snap on the run from half forward. (Q3 13:32)
Goddard tries a blind handball over his shoulder at halfback but Cameron taps it down for Smith to rove and goal from the hotspot. Giants hit the lead! (Q3 17:04)
Greene beats Heppell to a ground ball 20m out on the flank and grubbers through another one for the Giants! (Q3 21:05)
Howlett kicks high from the pocket under a tackle, it falls in the lap of Hooker near the hotspot, and he goals. (Q3 23:05)
Palmer has Hoskin-Elliott running behind the Don zone at CHF, he hits WHE in stride, he runs into the open goal and snaps truly from 25m! (Q3 24:44)
Ward sails a high ball from the HFF to the top of the square, Cameron flies in front of a big pack and clunks the mark for a big goal just before 3QT. (Q3 28:58)
Palmer gives over his shoulder to Kelly who has a few steps on Stanton at the hotspot, he straightens and kicks the first goal of Q4. (Q4 1:16)
Palmer is the receiver for the next goal from 25m on a slight angle, with McCarthy providing the goal assist give under a tackle. GWS are blowing this out late! (Q4 2:58)
Hoskin-Elliott marks 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 3:59)
McCarthy marks on the goal line over Carlisle and continues the rout with his first goal. (Q4 5:14)
Kelly it was with the goal assist pass from the pocket. (Q4 5:29)
Dempsey passes to Stanton 35m out wide on the flank, with Kelly four steps behind. Stants misses. (Q4 6:27)
Daniher marks a Howlett ball deep in the pocket 25m out, plays on and roosts it OOTF on the opposite side with a very high shank. (Q4 9:16)
Goddard misses a mid-range snap. (Q4 9:32)
McCarthy marks 25m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 11:44)
McCarthy marks again at the top of the square in front of Gleeson and goals. (Q4 12:04)
Cooney leaps over Haynes and marks a Zaharakis ball 40m out on the flank. The Coondog misses the lot, not the first time today. (Q4 13:42)
O’Brien roves a Daniher contest at 20m on the flank but misses the quick left foot snap. (Q4 14:32)
Coniglio receives a handball 40m out on a slight angle in space, has Patton inside but goes himself… and kicks truly. (Q4 20:35)
Howlett goals with a snap from mid range after a kick-in by Shaw goes to a contest and is spoiled. (Q4 22:20)
Daniher takes a contested grab and goals, but it’s deep in junk time by now so it doesn’t matter to anyone except maybe for GWS’s percentage. (Q4 24:31)
Cameron marks at the top of the square running back with the flight ahead of Carlisle, and goals in the last minute. (Q4 30:11)
Giles goals with a set shot from 45m on a slight angle just before the final siren. (Q4 32:11)

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