Blog log from R20 of 2015: Fremantle vs West Coast

Kennedy marks in front of Silvagni at 50m on a slight angle. JJK roosts a beautiful set shot for the first goal! (Q1 0:42)
Hutchings roves a pack on the HFF, runs across the vortex pocket 40m and has a ping… and bounces through a sensational goal! (Q1 3:05)
Shuey does a one-two with Cripps running up the guts, baulks past a man at CHF and shoots from 40m… it’s good! West Coast have the jump! (Q1 6:58)
Lycett marks a long Yeo ball up the guts over the smaller Ibbotson 20m out, he turns and runs into the open goal! (Q1 13:21)
Alex Pearce roves a Pavlich contest at the top of the square and gives to Sandilands, who looks for a handball and has to go himself… sprays it from 15m, disappointingly. (Q1 16:30)
After the Dockers have a few repeat inside 50s the Eagles rebound, Hutchings gives to Hill who is on his own for a snap from the hotspot, it’s another one to the Eagles! (Q1 18:34)
Masten kicks to space in the pocket, the ball takes a wicked bounce past Johnson to Darling, Silvagni tackles but Darling gets the ball on the boot for another one from 5m! (Q1 20:03)
Fyfe from the centre to Pavlich on the HFF, he goes down the line to Mayne 35m out. Mayne sprays it horribly, just a behind. (Q1 21:41)
Masten roves a Sinclair contest at 40m on the flank and snaps around the body off a step… across the face. (Q1 22:50)
Shuey roves a ball up 40m out on the flank and snaps… off the fingertips of Hill in the square for a point. (Q1 24:28)
Mayne passes to Mundy who takes a contested grab in front of Priddis next to the hotspot. The born-and-bred Seymour lad boots the belated first goal for Fremantle. (Q1 25:44)
This will be a big test of whether the Dockers can pull back a big early lead, which should stand them in good stead for finals if they manage it. (Q1 27:04)
Hill slings Yeo around the neck on the boundary 45m out to concede an obvious free. Yeo gets up and slots the big goal! (Q1 28:42)
Ibbotson intercepts on the wing and goes long to the flank 30m out where Sandilands uses his height to mark over a big pack. But 211 misses. (Q2 1:31)
Shuey gets a high free on Suban in the pocket and centres to Hutchings at 30m on the flank. Hutchings kicks OOTF. (Q2 5:01)
Walters marks on the lead at 45m near the boundary in the vortex pocket. Son-Son sails through the second goal for Fremantle with a quality set shot! (Q2 9:37)
Cripps plays on to advantage after a Kennedy free on the wing, he reaches 55m on a slight angle and goes long to the empty square… bounces wide. (Q2 11:53)
Josh Hill picks up a loose ball and has a snap across the body off the right boot from 35m on a slight angle… bounces wide as well. (Q2 12:52)
The Dockers go coast to coast up the guts from the kick in, Fyfe marks at half forward and passes to de Boer at 40m on a slight angle. MDB sprays it horribly, just a point. (Q2 13:47)
Gaff hits Josh Hill on the run 15m out, Hill has two Dockers nearby but decides to play on… and butchers a golden chance with a shank behind! (Q2 16:31)
Danyle Pearce tackles Bennell in the centre but slings him to that he can give to Shuey who goes short to Kennedy 40m out in the corridor. JJK misses. (Q2 22:02)
Hurn intercepts at half forward and has Rosa for the short pass at 45m on the flank. Rosa goes back for the set shot, and roosts it for a big goal just before HT! (Q2 25:03)
Neale misses a mid range snap outside a big pack at the hotspot. (Q3 4:48)
Walters gets a soft free 40m out on a slight angle on Rosa, who argues the toss and the ump gives a 50m penalty to ensure the goal. (Q3 6:23)
Actually the 50m was against Shuey for throwing the ball past Walters. (Q3 6:53)
Sheed marks at 40m on the flank and just misses. (Q3 8:33)
Freo have lifted their intensity in general play but this is a test of whether they can convert at a fast enough clip to reel in a big deficit against a good team. (Q3 10:49)
Priddis gives to Kennedy at 40m on the flank standing still, he tries a snap around the corner… it’s good! (Q3 12:34)
After an Ibbotson turnover at halfback, Kennedy has a pressured snap from the pocket 25m out that goes across the face. (Q3 14:07)
Josh Hill marks at 25m on the flank and boots another one for the Eagles. (Q3 16:08)
Mayne marks in front of Yeo at 30m on a slight angle and kicks his first goal. (Q3 18:00)
Darling marks at 50m near the boundary in the vortex pocket, and misses. (Q3 19:45)
Sinclair gathers a bouncing Priddis ball on the flank, breaks a flying Johnson tackle but misses from 25m. (Q3 20:33)
Pavlich passes to Fyfe at 45m on the flank, who tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q3 22:19)
Hurn is pinged for deliberate 20m out, Walters takes the kick but shanks it for no score. (Q3 22:32)
McGinnity marks a short Hutchings ball on the boundary 25m out, and has to go back for the set shot. He misses. (Q3 25:00)
Pavlich is over the back of the Eagle defence to mark 40m out in the corridor, turn as many Eagles converge and snap truly. (Q3 26:25)
Sinclair marks a Kennedy ball in front of Sheridan at 45m on a slight angle. He lines up in the last minute before 3QT… and kicks truly! (Q3 28:31)
Sandilands thumps a kick-in back inside 50 and it goes straight to Walters on his own, he turns at 35m on a slight angle and goals! (Q4 0:40)
Yet again the Eagle defence is undermanned with a key injury, but the Dockers are too far behind to make this comeback at all likely. (Q4 0:43)
Darling taps down to Kennedy on the HFF, he goes long to the square, McGinnity gets rid of Spurr to gather and run into the open goal! (Q4 4:43)
Pavlich rises in front of Yeo and marks a Mundy ball 45m out on a slight angle. The goal umpire does not move. (Q4 5:54)
Mayne roves a loose ball after a Sandilands contest 20m out, rides a tackle and delivers a nice give to Sheridan who grubbers it home! (Q4 8:39)
Neale roves a Walters contest wide on the flank, has a bit of time to measure a snap on the lope from 30m in the vortex pocket… but it’s narrow. (Q4 9:32)
de Boer catches Shuey HTB in the centre, the pass by Neale goes to Walters who marks in front of Ellis at 35m on a slight angle. Son-Son sprays it for a bad behind. (Q4 11:24)
Fyfe intercepts a rebound kick to the HFF and goes to Walters 40m out on a slight angle, this time Son-Son plays on and snaps truly! (Q4 12:27)
Freo has a run on, and they’re only three kicks behind with 12:46 to go. With the purple crowd chanting their name, they have all the momentum! (Q4 12:44)
Mayne catches Butler HTB in the centre, he bombs to the hotspot but Yeo flies and takes a one-hander! He clears. (Q4 13:39)
McGinnity has two Dockers on his hammer on the HFF but pokes a ball to a two-on-two 20m out, the two Dockers spoil each other, Josh Hill roves and goals! (Q4 15:15)
Hutchings roves a Darling contest on the HFF, gets tackled but just barely gets a handball away to Hill who snaps truly from the pocket 25m out! (Q4 17:18)
Kennedy roves a Mundy fumble at the hotspot and slams a snap into the goalpost. (Q4 18:59)
Clock is under 10:00 now, it really is too late for the Dockers now. (Q4 18:59)
Fyfe to Pavlich to Griffen working the loose man on a fast break down the outer wing, Griffen runs into the open goal. (Q4 20:10)
Ellis rushes a Pavlich snap from a stoppage 30m out. (Q4 22:55)
Pavlich gathers a Mayne kick to the square and gives to Hill who just evades the Eagle defender to kick the goal. 6:08 left at the next bounce. (Q4 25:10)
Mundy gives to Sutcliffe for a snap from the hotspot after a stoppage… across the face. (Q4 27:06)
Darling marks 30m out on the flank and seals the deal with his second goal. (Q4 30:21)

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