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Blog log from GF of 2016: West Coast vs Essendon

Blog log for West Coast vs Essendon, GF of 2016

Hill intercepts in the pocket and steers through the first goal from 20m. (Q1 0:51)
The Eagles boss the next centre bounce, Hill marks again, this time from a short Priddis ball from CHF to the hotspot. He gets goal number two. (Q1 2:04)
Stokes roves a Daniher contest at 40m on the flank, he gives to Zaharakis who grubbers a behind. (Q1 4:01)
Priddis picks up a loose ball in heavy traffic and bounces through a snap from just outside the hotspot off his left boot. (Q1 6:09)
Kommer roves a McGovern drop at the hotspot but his bouncing snap is just wide. (Q1 7:38)
Lycett is over the back to mark a long Bennell ball near the goalpost on the end of a rebound from halfback. He goals. (Q1 8:51)
Kelly misses from a stoppage on the flank 35m out. (Q1 11:52)
Shuey marks on a lead 45m out on a slight angle and kicks perfectly straight. (Q1 13:32)
Naitanui draws a free on Jamar jumping for a long Lycett ball to the hotspot. He hits the post. (Q1 15:18)
Gwilt burns the ball from the HBF to Nelson, who has Darling at 40m on a slight angle for the turnover goal. (Q1 16:52)
Naitanui goes to ground to leave Jamar to mark unopposed from a long Daniher ball to 35m on a slight angle. Jamar goals. (Q1 19:22)
Kennedy catches Hartley HTB on the boundary 30m out. JJK misses with a screwing attempt. (Q1 20:37)
Shuey intercepts the McDonald-Tipungwuti kick in at 45m on a slight angle, and misses. (Q1 21:20)
Priddis sets up another goal attempt, this time for Yeo from 40m in the corridor. He misses. (Q1 25:36)
Kennedy marks on a hard lead near the boundary just inside 50m with Hartle right on his hammer. JJK swings through a lovely set shot for a goal! (Q1 30:23)
Stokes gives to Daniher galloping up the centre on a fast break from halfback, he shoots from 65m to an empty square… drifts wide. (Q2 1:32)
Hurn passes to Kennedy at the hotspot after the benefit of a 50m penalty. He goals. (Q2 4:38)
Daniher misses again with a supergoal attempt from outside CHF. (Q2 5:56)
Stokes roves a high Cooney ball to the pocket and gives inside to McKernan, who delivers a nice screwing snap from near the hotspot for a goal. (Q2 9:38)
Gaff volleys home from the square after a stoppage in the pocket. (Q2 10:55)
Zach Merrett misses a mid range snap after a stoppage. (Q2 13:22)
Bennell misses a set shot from 40m near the boundary. (Q2 15:36)
Redden passes to LeCras at 40m on the flank, who delivers a trademark quality finish. (Q2 17:38)
Darling joins the party with a mid range set shot. (Q2 21:08)
McGovern does the same. This whole game has been junk time, but what little resistance there was has dropped off. (Q2 23:09)
Baguley catches Cripps HTB on a fast break to prevent another score. (Q2 24:25)
Ellis turns the ball over on the wing, McDonald-Tipungwuti passes to Grimley just inside true CHF. Grimley goals, just. (Q2 26:39)
Grimley marks a short Zaharakis centre clearance kick to just inside CHF, and misses to begin Q3. (Q3 0:13)
Shuey runs down the wing and has Yeo over the back on a fast break at 30m on a slight angle. Yeo goals to kick off the second half bullying. (Q3 2:32)
Nelson smothers Bird on the HBF, receives the ball back and snaps truly from 40m. (Q3 3:48)
Cooney scoots down the HFF and passes to Langford 40m out in front with a skilful ball. Langford’s set shot drifts to the behind post where Grimley marks and goals. (Q3 3:48)
Gaff finds Darling on the lead in front of Gwilt at 40m on a slight angle for another goal. (Q3 3:48)
Hill snaps another goal from mid range on the end of a sweeping move from halfback by the Eagles, Gaff with the inside 50 again. (Q3 3:48)
Yeo kicks a supergoal from just outside 50m on a slight angle, waltzing through the middle on the end of a handball convoy from the wing with the goal assist give by Darling. (Q3 3:48)
Karpany puts his name on the scoresheet with a goal from the hotspot after catching McKenna HTB. It’s a procession. (Q3 3:48)
Another goal, another different goalscorer. This time it’s Duggan with a running snap from 40m on a slight angle after a feed from Priddis. (Q3 3:48)
Yet another turnover in defence by the Bombers, Goddard goes too short into traffic in the pocket, LeCras feeds McGovern for another one from point blank range. (Q3 3:48)
Jamar kicks his second goal after getting over the back to mark a Cooney ball near the hotspot on a rare fast break for Essendon. (Q3 29:45)
Duggan catches Kelly HTB near the hotspot and misses the free. (Q4 1:12)
LeCras leads up the guts and marks 45m out, and delivers a trademark junk time finish. (Q4 6:50)
Kennedy marks a Priddis long ball 30m out on the flank and hits the post. (Q4 8:12)
Langford burns the ball at CHB straight to Yeo, he goes quickly to Gaff who is spoiled but rides a tackle and goals from 15m. (Q4 10:01)
Daniher marks in between two Eagles at 20m deep in the pocket, but misses. (Q4 13:13)
The Eagles overpossess by hand at halfback, McDonald-Tipungwuti intercepts and gives to Cooney forward of the contest to turn and goal from 35m on a slight angle. (Q4 17:28)
A late Schofield challenge after a Daniher mark on the wing gives away 50m to put him 35m out on the flank. Daniher goals. (Q4 19:13)
McKenna misses a quick snap from the hotspot after roving a loose ball. (Q4 22:00)
Cripps gathers a loose ball in the pocket on a fast break and goes inboard to Kennedy at 40m on a slight angle. JJK goals again. (Q4 23:19)
McKernan holds off a defender and marks with one hand from a Zaharakis ball to 45m on the flank. He misses. (Q4 25:17)

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