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Blog log from R20 of 2015: Sydney vs Collingwood

Blog log for Sydney vs Collingwood, R20 of 2015

Heeney marks a long Tippett ball in a one on one with Williams at 40m on a slight angle. He misses, just. (Q1 3:53)
Varcoe taps a loose ball down to Ben Reid who misses on the turn from 25m on a slight angle. (Q1 5:34)
Kennedy marks 40m out on the flank and kicks the first goal. (Q1 9:08)
A big pack at half forward for the Swans as McVeigh and Goodes both have handballs tapped down, but eventually the ball flips out via Tippett to Brandon Jack for a goal from 40m. (Q1 11:23)
Rohan marks in space in the centre, has open ground opening up to CHF, Langdon chases and just gets to him as he kicks, skewing the snap wide from 55m. (Q1 13:09)
Mitchell baulks two Pies at half forward and finds Cunningham at 45m wide on the flank. Harry misses. (Q1 15:21)
Heeney leaps high in front of Brown at the hotspot and clunks an impressive contested mark, from a Kieren Jack kick from the HFF after a stoppage. Isaac misses again. (Q1 17:09)
McVeigh roves a Tippett contest on the HFF, baulks to 40m and snaps across the body, it bounces through but called touched off the boot… video review changes the ruling, goal! (Q1 19:49)
The Pies work hard in midfield to release Elliott to run to 50m near the boundary, low percentage shot but he’s got nothing else on offer… and he threads it! (Q1 24:24)
Fasolo’s long ball to the hotspot is tapped down by Rohan, Swans get in trouble trying to rebound, McVeigh kicks OOTF 25m out. Varcoe takes the shot and screws it home! (Q1 26:02)
Cloke taps down a Brandon Jack handball on the HFF, Langdon roves and has a flying shot from 45m in heavy traffic… just wide. (Q1 27:52)
Moore fights on at ground level after Richards spoils him at the hotspot, the ball squirts out to Fasol who hurries a snap and kicks OOTF. (Q2 0:47)
Pendlebury runs from congestion on the wing and gives to De Goey who is smothered by Shaw at half forward, but butters up and tries again from 40m in front… it screws through! (Q2 4:35)
Swans get a fast break going down the outer wing, Brandon Jack has Samuel Reid running behind the Pie defence to mark and run into the open goal. (Q2 7:26)
Shaw passes to McVeigh at 45m on a slight angle, he looks for an option then goes back for the set shot. And then misses badly. (Q2 8:44)
Blair roves a pack with good anticipation on the HFF and goes long to the top of the square for Cloke to beat Richards in a test of strength to mark and boot his first goal. (Q2 11:12)
Another fast break by Sydney reminiscent of the slingshot they used to run so effectively, Heeney has Goodes on his own at the hotspot to mark and goal. (Q2 13:27)
Ben Reid gives to Fasolo for a snap off a step from 45m in front off the right boot… goes wide. (Q2 15:15)
Sinclair baulks Grundy in the centre and passes to Moore who marks over McVeigh at 30m on the flank. Moore shanks it left, no score. (Q2 18:40)
Adams misses a pressured snap from the HFF. Every possession is pressured at the moment, lots of handballs to blokes with a man on. (Q2 21:50)
After soaking up a lot of pressure in their back 50, the Swans finally rebound, McVeigh marks at 45m in the corridor. But again he sprays it for a behind. (Q2 24:28)
Moore marks on the HFF and passes towards the boundary for Pendlebury to run onto 30m out. Pendles, who has not had the greatest of nights so far, kicks wide and it’s rushed. (Q2 26:58)
Adams roves a stoppage on the wing, to De Goey then Elliott who has clear air for a running snap from 35m on a slight angle… burns that chance horribly, only a behind. (Q2 28:59)
Jetta passes to Goodes on yet another fast break, the HT siren sounds so Goodes has to go back for the set shot from 50m on a slight angle. The dual Charlie winner doesn’t score. (Q2 30:58)
Crisp kicks long from the HFF, Grundy gives away a free to Ben Reid for taking his eyes off the ball and initiating contact. Reid goals, scores level. (Q3 2:38)
Kieren Jack trots away from the next centre bounce and hits Rohan on the lead at 45m on a slight angle, nothing Toovey could do there. Rohan sails through a quality finish! (Q3 3:37)
Crisp evades Hannebery after the next centre bounce long enough to pass to Cloke at 40m on the flank. Cloke misses. (Q3 5:29)
Moore creates the spillage from a pack for Sidebottom to rove at 35m on the flank, two Swans challenge, he baulks but can’t get clear and his left foot snap is pressured wide. (Q3 8:06)
Elliott catches Rampe HTB on the wing, then passes to Moore at 40m on a slight angle. Moore roosts a big set shot for a goal to put the Pies in the lead! (Q3 8:54)
Henney marks at 40m on the flank and again delivers a poor set shot, it drops in the square and is rushed in any case. (Q3 11:06)
Rampe catches Blair high in the pocket 20m out after the Pies again scrap their way down the field in ugly yet effective fashion. Blair hits the post. (Q3 12:34)
Williams has a flying snap from 40m out on a slight angle after a turnover at half forward forced by the relentless Pie forwards… it sails through! (Q3 17:05)
Kieren Jack again clears from the next centre bounce, Rohan marks in front of Toovey at 45m on a slight angle… and repeats the dose from earlier in the quarter, goal! (Q3 18:05)
Sidebottom passes to Moore in front of McVeigh at 35m on the flank, he has Swan all on his own after a gutrun to get free in the square for the easy mark and goal! (Q3 21:20)
Kieren Jack roves a loose ball on the HFF, he’s tackled and spun for a long time… no free called, Samuel Reid to Goodes for the goal from the hotspot! (Q3 23:05)
Sidebottom intercepts a Smith rebound kick 60m out and bombs long to the square… Richards rushes it with Cloke lurking nearby. (Q3 26:45)
Kieren Jack strips Pendlebury in a tackle at the hotspot, the spillage goes to Rohan who gives outside to Mitchell for a snap off a step… wide. (Q3 27:53)
Fasolo roves in the pocket and gives to Sidebottom who has a few steps to measure a running checkside from 15m… slams it into the near goalpost. (Q3 30:21)
Fasolo forces the turnover on the kick in, Sidebottom passes to Crisp for a set shot from 35m on a slight angle after the 3QT siren… no good. (Q3 31:09)
Crisp runs away from a pack on the wing and kicks inside 50, Pendlebury marks in front of Shaw at 35m in the corridor. But Pendles misses again, disappointingly. (Q4 2:05)
THe kick in to the Pie hotspot goes to a nest of Pies, but Fasolo hurries the snap and kicks it OOTF. (Q4 2:24)
The Swans rebound down the outer wing, Mitchell has a chance under Marsh pressure from the HFF, he snaps from 50m to an empty square… it skids through! (Q4 3:25)
THe Pies fight on at ground level after a long ball to the square, Pendlebury sharks a Cunningham handball and snaps truly off the left boot from 15m! (Q4 9:40)
Sam Reid marks a Rampe ball at 20m on the flank, reacting much more quickly than Frost. He goals, scores level again. (Q4 10:52)
Mitchell roves the next centre bounce and kicks long to the flank, Pyke picks it up and gives to Brandon Jack who snaps truly from 35m off the left boot! Fine goal! (Q4 12:19)
The Swans are staring down the barrel but they are made of stern stuff and won’t go down without a scrap. (Q4 12:55)
After a series of failed Pie attacks, McVeigh starts a rebound up the guts which ends with Jetta all on his own inside forward 50 to waltz into the open goal! (Q4 17:41)
Crisp is the rover for a Moore contest 20m out in front, he can’t get a handle on it and has a Swan on his ginger, but the ball sits up for him to soccer it through from 5m! (Q4 22:51)
Pyke beats Brown one on one sitting under a high centre clearance 40m out on a slight angle. The Canadian goals! (Q4 24:06)
Kieren Jack misses Rohan in the pocket on a fast break, the Pies clear from the resultant throw-in. (Q4 27:55)
Rampe misses everything with a flying left foot snap from 40m in front. (Q4 30:11)
Pendlebury gets caught high in the centre, his pass is marked by Elliott but he hurries the set shot as he knows there is less than a minute left, it goes wide, game over. (Q4 32:26)

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