Blog log from GF of 2016: Fremantle vs Geelong

Ruggles gives to Smith who misses a very tough snap from beside the behind post. (Q1 3:41)
Blicavs gets pinged for carrying the ball over the boundary 25m out, Ballantyne misses with the free kick. (Q1 7:33)
The Cats go coast to coast from the kick in, Hawkins runs down the wing and goes long to McCarthy to mark unopposed 25m on a slight angle. McCarthy goals. (Q1 8:52)
Cockatoo marks in front of a pack at half forward, turns and passes to Henderson at 30m on the flank. Henderson misses. (Q1 11:11)
Dangerfield draws a free on Suban at a stoppage 25m out in front for an obvious hold without the pill, he goals. (Q1 12:54)
Dangerfield bursts onto a loose ball and breaks a Sutcliffe arm tackle, then slams home his second goal from beside the hotspot. (Q1 15:29)
Bennell waits on the HFF and then squeezes a nice kick into a phonebox where Walters marks at 35m on a slight angle. Son-Son kicks truly. (Q1 20:08)
Walters gives to Bennell who misses around the corner from 40m on the flank. (Q1 21:33)
Ruggles’ kick in is OOTF 25m out, Barlow tries a banana but doesn’t score. (Q1 21:52)
Hill passes low and hard from deep on the HFF to Bennell on the lead at the hotspot. Harley goals. (Q1 24:20)
Long Mundy ball from CHF after catching Duncan HTB drifts to the behind line, Clarke flies but the crumb goes to Taberner who goals clumsily off the right boot! (Q2 1:05)
Dangerfield to Lang at CHF after the next centre bounce, his pass to Lang bounces 40m out on a slight angle but Lang is good enough to gather and baulk two then goal off the right! (Q2 1:50)
Dangerfield misses a supergoal attempt from a slight angle after Johnson trod on his hand. (Q2 3:45)
McCarthy marks a short Gregson ball 45m out on a slight angle and sails through a nice set shot for his second goal. (Q2 5:38)
Mayne hits the crumb from a Pavlich contest at the hotspot at full pace and snaps across his body under pressure for a fine goal. (Q2 10:35)
McCarthy has a set shot from just outside 50m on a slight angle, but Dawson touches it into the goalpost. (Q2 15:21)
Stanley has Duncan all on his own over the back of the Docker zone to stroll into the open goal, on the end of a coast to coast rebound. (Q2 17:51)
Taberner screws a centring ball from the boundary 20m out to Bennell, who gives a Joe the Goose special for Neale to run into the open goal. (Q2 22:19)
Cockatoo wins a HTB free on Sutcliffe in the pocket and goes inboard to McCarthy, who gets a 50m penalty for a late challenge by Sheridan to ensure his third goal. (Q2 25:46)
Suban runs down the wing and passes low and hard down the flank to the lead of Mayne at 30m. Mayne misses. (Q2 26:32)
Hawkins releases Cockatoo for a run and bounce down the wing, he kicks to the top of the square from 45m but it’s off hands for a behind. (Q2 28:21)
Guthrie misses a snap from near CHF to begin Q3. (Q3 0:11)
Guthrie gets another chance from 35m on a slight angle and makes no mistake, after Ibbotson turns the ball over with a kick clanger from the last line. (Q3 1:20)
Guthrie handballs behind a stoppage deep in attack for the Dockers but misses the target, the spillage goes straight to Ballantyne who waltzes into goal. (Q3 4:30)
Cockatoo draws a free for a push by Ibbotson as they fight for a ground ball 25m out on the flank. Cockatoo shanks it OOTF. (Q3 5:36)
Bennell takes a contested grab at half forward and passes wide to Danyle Pearce just inside 50m on the flank. Pearce misses. (Q3 7:58)
Mayne passes short to the lead of Pavlich just inside 50m on the flank. Pav passes to Ballantyne who gets a free on Cowan in the vortex pocket 30m out, he goals. (Q3 11:51)
Hawkins misses a set shot from wide on the HFF. (Q3 13:36)
Motlop flies in to tackle Clancee Pearce on the HFF and centres to Dangerfield, who is at the hotspot but also tries a pass and the Cats stuff it up. Hmm. (Q3 19:04)
Fufe gives to Bennell running down the boundary, he hits 55m and tries a long ball to the square, it goes over the head of Griffin and bounces for a behind. (Q3 20:01)
Vardy draws a free on Sutcliffe for a hold as they sit under a long ball to the top of the square. He goals. (Q3 21:08)
Ballantyne streams up the guts to CHF on a fast break and kicks long to the square where Taberner is over the back to mark, turn and goal with ease. (Q4 3:55)
Neale passes to Walters at CHF, he plays on and misses a supergoal attempt. (Q4 4:46)
Geelong goes coast to coast from the kick in via Hawkins and Ruggles, Cowan runs and goes long to the hotspot where Kersten uses his height to mark over Sheridan and goal. (Q4 6:00)
Mundy goes long from the HFF to the top of the square where Mayne beats Kolodjashnij one on one to mark… but he misses a sitter! (Q4 11:20)
Correction, it was Caddy not Kolodjashnij. (Q4 12:00)
Kersten passes to Lang whose running snap from 40m on a slight angle is touched off the boot, and goes wide anyway. (Q4 12:34)
Kersten picks up a bouncing footy 55m out on a slight angle and snaps on the turn… OOTF. (Q4 14:17)
Guthrie intercepts at half forward and gives to Motlop whose supergoal attempt from 55m on a slight angle bounces for a behind. (Q4 17:19)
Danyle Pearce speeds away from a stoppage on the wing and bangs through a lovely trademark left foot kick for a ninepointer from 55m on a slight angle. (Q4 22:02)
Neale gives to Weller at much the same spot, he tries to repeat the doe off his right boot… and slams it home! Dockers hit the lead. (Q4 22:48)
Lang misses a snap from the HFF. (Q4 28:07)
Ballantyne has Mayne in the pocket on a fast break, he plays on but misses under pressure from 20m. But that wasted enough time to get the win. (Q4 31:47)

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