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Blog log from R20 of 2015: Essendon vs Adelaide

Blog log for Essendon vs Adelaide, R20 of 2015

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Cameron finds his captain in Walker on the lead ahead of Baguley after Charlie burnt off Hibberd with superior pace. From 40 on the flank, Taylor slots the major! (Q1 1:50)
The Bombers spread it forward in numbers, with Edwards drilling in the daisy cutter to Dempsey who had run out the back unopposed. He gather and finished from close range! (Q1 6:20)
Giles has a flying shot at goal from outside 50, burning a number of options inside 50, but his shot misses to the right hand side. (Q1 7:52)
Baguley turns it over with a pressured handball to Jenkins. Josh turns and chips in the ball to Betts who marks unopposed. Eddie trots in, 40 metres out on the slight and goals! (Q1 11:41)
Zaharakis takes it out of congestion and goes long to the Hartigan/Hooker contest and Cale receives the free for being pushed out of the marking contest. He goals from 20! (Q1 13:47)
Jayden Laverde continues his fast start to the contest with a major! From the forward stoppage, he gathers the hit out and snaps truly off the left peg from 20! (Q1 15:41)
Crouch goes to the pocket and Dangerfield takes a strong mark opposed to Gleeson in the one on one contest. Pressed up on the boundary, 25 metres out, he hits the psot. (Q1 16:46)
Myers bangs it in long and strong to the top of the square, where Hooker duly takes the contested mark opposed to Hartigan in the one v one. Cale slots it from point blank! (Q1 21:47)
Jacobs takes the mark opposed to Giles. In turn, Sam flicks in to the speeding Dangerfield. Patrick continues on, never breaking stride before he hammers home from 30! (Q1 24:37)
Stanton, Hooker to Zaharakis all by hand, before David finds Merrett with a floating chip pass. From 35 on the flank, Jackson misses to the near side. (Q1 26:22)
Lynch arches his back and manages to relieve himself of the Carlisle pressure. He flicks it across to Sloane, who runs through to 35 and drills it home! (Q2 2:41)
Dangerfield, Henderson and then Lynch all by hand before the former Saint goes for home from the arc. It looks good off the boot, but it cannons straight into the post. (Q2 3:41)
Walker marks out on the lead ahead of Carlisle, 45 metres out from goal on the sharp angle. Taylor goes for home from the set shot, but misses to the far side. (Q2 4:27)
Laird chips it into Lyons who marks out ahead of Myers. The 50 metre penalty is paid after David overstepped the mark due to a quick play on. From 25, Jarryd goals! (Q2 5:57)
Crouch gives away a 50 metre penalty, this time to Goddard for hitting the ball out of his hands after the mark. From 30 on the slight, Brendon misses. (Q2 7:33)
Hooker takes Lyons down with a ferocious tackle, and the decision is paid. Resultantly, Cale lines up from 25 on the slight angle, but incredibly misses. (Q2 10:17)
Dangerfield with a tremendous one hand pick up, speeds past Gleeson and finds Betts unopposed well inside 30. Eddie turns and goals from point blank range! (Q2 17:16)
Steinberg turns it over to Dangerfield coming out of defence. Patrick then chips it in short to the unmarked van Berlo. Nathan marks and duly goals from 30! (Q2 18:23)
Crouch finds Walker and in turn the captain finds Jenkins on the lead. From 40 on the slight angle, he misses to the left hand side. (Q2 20:33)
Eddie flies high and Walker stays on the ground, switching up their normal roles. The ball bounces out the back, and Taylor grabs it, turns and goals from point blank range! (Q2 26:14)
Atkins makes it seven in a row for the Crows. Sloane flicked it out of the pack to Henderson, who in turn found Rory floating on the outside. He made no mistake from 20! (Q2 28:49)
Betts kicks one of the goals of the game! From deep in the square, Eddie works it to his advantage, beating two in the process before hammering it home from close range! (Q3 4:43)
Jenkins finds Thompson with the central ball. Scott flicks it off to the speeding Cameron as pressure arrives, and Charlie slots another from close range! (Q3 6:12)
Zaharakis to Heppell who hooks it across his body from 45. It bounces once, but cannons straight into the post. (Q3 12:09)
Zaharakis to Heppell who hooks it across his body from 45. It bounces once, but cannons straight into the post.
(Q3 12:09)
Jenkins receives the free kick for being pushed in the back, deep in the forward pocket. Josh assesses the options, but misses the shot to the near side from the snap.
(Q3 12:09)
Betts receives the down the ground free kick after Smith was pushed late after his long kick inside forward 50.
(Q3 12:09)
Jenkins takes the strong towering mark after Sloane won the centre clearance and wasted no time in going long to the big man. From point blank range, Josh slots the goal! (Q3 13:09)
Dangerfield takes it out of the centre stoppage after receiving from Cameron via hand. Patrick runs through to 45 unopposed, and sends home yet another for the Crows! (Q3 14:39)
Edwards kicks a consolation major from 40 on the slight angle after the Bombers swung the ball forward with numbers, a rare occurrence in today’s game. (Q3 19:12)
Crouch to Dangerfield who finds Jenkins deep in the forward pocket, marking with relative ease. Josh attempts the simplistic snap, but manages to hit the post. (Q3 20:14)
The Crows move the ball forward once more and this time Lynch marks out ahead on the lead. 25 out, directly in front, he goals! (Q3 23:58)
Goddard finds the unattended Hooker, 45 metres out from goal, and Cale takes the simple mark. From the resulting kick on the slight angle, he misses to the far side. (Q3 25:19)
The hacked effort out of defence by Lyons falls the way of Hibberd, who takes the intercept mark a step inside the 50 metre arc. Michael goes back and slams it home! (Q3 29:15)
From the forward congestion, it is youngster Riley Knight who takes it straight out after the Crows provided phenomenal pressure through Betts. Riley slots it from 20! (Q3 32:25)
Daniher flicks it wide from the ground ball get to the speeding Zaharakis. David runs through to 20 and slots the major from little angle! (Q4 1:00)
Sloane takes it out of the forward stoppage and incredibly threads the eye of the needle from 20 on the sharp angle! The lack of Bombers pressure was startling! (Q4 3:51)
Melksham gets caught holding the ball and the Crows take immediately advantage. The Crows run the pill through the starting sub in Mackay, and David goals from 30! (Q4 5:03)
Edwards ducks and weaves before darting in a bullet pass to the hard running Melksham. Jake nabs the major from 30, to repay his mistake made just prior! (Q4 7:31)
Edwards has a flying snap at goal from 40 on the slight angle, but he hooks it to the left hand side. (Q4 8:33)
Hibberd gives away the unfortunate free kick after holding Dangerfield in the tackle without knowledge that he had disposed of it. From outside 50 on the flank, Patrick goals! (Q4 11:06)
Sloane to Knight who holds onto the ball for the perfect amount of time, allowing Walker to get some space on Carlisle. Riley finds Taylor, who in turn goals from point blank! (Q4 13:01)
Jacobs takes it out of the ruck and the Crows venture forward once more. Sam belted it in and Cameron manages to gather at ground level. Charlie speeds through and goals! (Q4 14:47)
Lynch takes the uncontested mark and handballs off to Brodie Smith. Brodie wastes little time in setting himself for goal, and he makes no mistake, banging it home from outside 50! (Q4 16:52)
The Crows go coast to coast here. They swing it one side to the other and it ends with Lynch grabbing the scraps of the Jenkins marking contest and snapping truly from 25! (Q4 19:16)
Brodie Smith goes long , running his full measure and banging it to the Jenkins/Steinberg match up, and predictably Josh wins out! He turns and goals with ease! (Q4 20:17)
Mackay streams through the middle and finds Jenkins on the lead ahead of Pears. From 40 on the flank, Josh trots in and has another! The margin is now in the triple figures! (Q4 24:48)
Thompson darts in a delivery to Betts who marks out ahead of Baguley on the lead.From 30, pressed up on the boundary, Eddie splits the middle for his hundredth in a Crows guernsey! (Q4 26:48)
Betts goes to the Jacobs/Steinberg contest and predictably Sam takes the mark on his undersized opponent. From 30 on the slight angle, Sam sends another through! (Q4 28:43)

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