Blog log from R22 of 2015: Essendon vs Richmond

Martin finds Edwards over the top with a drilling delivery in dismal conditions. Shane turns and goes for home, but he misses to the near side from 35. (Q1 3:37)
McKernan finds first gamer Connor McKenna who turns, speeds through and goals from point blank range! (Q1 5:21)
From the forward stoppage, the pill, acting more like a bar of soap tonight, pops out to Hooker who wastes no time by whacking it on the boot and sending it through from 20! (Q1 12:37)
Thomas stabs a pass to the diving Lennon who takes it out ahead of Baguley. Ben lines up the set shot from a step inside 50 on the slight and he misses. (Q1 19:13)
Chapman gives away the 50 metre penalty to Maric for being too close to the man on the mark, with the ump failing to realise that Paul was chasing his opponent. Ivan goals! (Q1 24:15)
Grigg attempts a soccer at goal out of the congestion. Incredibly it hits the post, through the myriad of legs and arms. (Q1 26:34)
Hurley spoils but straight to the feet of Edwards. Shane composes himself, but incredibly still misses the simplistic shot from 30. (Q2 1:04)
Deledio hits the chest of Lennon with a quality pass and Ben wastes little time in finding Riewoldt ahead of Hurley. From 25 on the flank, Jack misses to the near side. (Q2 1:46)
Ellis goes to the three on one, but the one being Riewoldt. It manages to pop out the back of the pack to the unopposed Vickery, who sends it through from 30! (Q2 7:21)
Lennon to McIntosh who drills a flat delivery to Vickery. It went all of five metres but the mark is paid. From 40 on the slight, Tyrone nabs another! (Q2 9:16)
Hurley missed the unmarked McKernan, but Shaun gets an opportunity just moments later as the ball is thumped into his path. The ex-Crow wastes no time, finishing from 20! (Q2 13:47)
Deledio moves this way and that, pacing ever closer to goal before letting rip from the harsh angle 40 out. The snapped effort misses to the far side. (Q2 14:48)
Grigg flicks it out of congestion to Deledio, who hammers it on the boot from 30. Once again, it bounces the wrong side of the post for Brett. (Q2 16:08)
Rance gives away a free kick to Hooker for high contact in the attempted tackle. From deep in the pocket, he snaps truly! (Q2 20:40)
Howlett towels up Grimes in the tackle and the decision is made. Resultantly, Ben lines up the set shot from 40 out on the slight angle. He goals! (Q2 22:17)
Vickery finds Deledio on the lead ahead of his tagger in Melksham, with Brett taking the simple chest mark. From 35 on the slight, Brett sends it through! (Q2 26:30)
Martin has a flying snap at goal from deep in the pocket, but apparently it missed to the near side, although the vision suggested otherwise. (Q2 29:47)
The Tigers begin the second half with a foray forward. Vickery chips it to the leading Newman who takes the mark. Chris goes back, but misses the set shot from 40. (Q3 1:12)
Daniher has a flying shot at goal from 45 on the slight, but his shot just brushes the post. (Q3 1:42)
McIntosh incredibly produces three soccer kicks in a row, to himself no less, before hacking one off the deck to Martin unopposed. Dustin takes full advantage, finishing from 25! (Q3 5:11)
McIntosh gives away a 50 metre penalty for a late push on Carlisle after the mark had been taken. In turn, Jake misses to the right from 35 out directly in front. (Q3 10:20)
Howlett gets towelled up by Deledio and the decision is paid. Advantage quickly follows, as Thomas sneaks it home from deep in the pocket with a dribbled effort! (Q3 12:11)
Laverde pushes it forward into Dempsey’s path, directly in front of the goal mouth. Courtenay grabs it, trips over but still manages to put it on the boot and through it goes! (Q3 14:27)
Grigg grabs the scraps of the attempted mark from Riewoldt, sitting front and centre. He assesses the options somewhat, but decides to soccer home from close range! (Q3 20:57)
Miles chips it into Riewoldt who leaps over the top of Hurley and takes a quality mark. From the resulting set shot, Jack trots in and misses to the near side from 45 on the flank. (Q3 23:12)
Vickery grabs it off the deck and finds Edwards by hand. Shane assesses the options and moves it inboard to Deledio, who slots it off one step from 30! (Q4 1:07)
Houli and Ellis link up through the middle and Bachar in turn finds Riewoldt on the lead ahead of Hurley. Jack wastes little time by finding Miles, 40 metres out from goal. Goal! (Q4 3:32)
Zaharakis hacks an up and under, allowing Hooker to take the diving mark out ahead of Chaplin. Cale trots in and slots the goal from 40 on the flank! (Q4 6:04)
Laverde bangs it long to the Hooker/Rance matchup and Cale takes the ripping mark in the one on one. From 40 on the opposite flank, he misses to the far side. (Q4 8:08)
The long bomb in spills off hands to the eagerly anticipating Lloyd. Sam gathers and shoots from 25, but misses to the right hand side. (Q4 11:50)
Edwards produces a brilliant little backwards flick to Martin, who gathers, but under physical pressure can only produce a poster from the top of the square. (Q4 15:34)
Heppell reads Maric’s tap down from the forward stoppage, gathering cleanly. He attempts the snap shot from 25 on the sharp angle, but he just hooks it to the near side. (Q4 17:55)
Thomas hits up Edwards unopposed after Grimes found Matt out of the congestion. From 45 on the flank, Shane sends it through! (Q4 24:54)

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