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Blog log from R2 of 2016: Collingwood vs Richmond

Blog log for Collingwood vs Richmond, R2 of 2016

Lloyd marks on the boundary 40m out and centres to Lambert at 25m on a slight angle. Lambert steers through the first goal of the evening. (Q1 3:46)
Cloke and Fasolo lead to the same spot for a Treloar ball, but there’s a Tiger there already, and it was a bad spot anyway 45m out near the boundary. Pies struggling already. (Q1 7:20)
Greenwood gets a free on Vlaustin 50m out on the flank but tries a short pass that goes straight to Townsend, the moment is lost. (Q1 8:20)
Cloke bombs long from the centre to space over the back, Fasolo gets there a step ahead of Houli and nearly stuffs it up, but scuffs the volley home from 15m. (Q1 12:17)
That goal was set up by a run from halfback by Ramsay. (Q1 12:17)
Cloke stands tall in a Tiger sandwich to contest a Reid ball to 35m on the flank, Rance spoils but the ump says he caught Cloke over the shoulder. Cloke misses badly. (Q1 15:47)
Lloyd passes short to Cotchin at 30m on a slight angle, after a chaotic rebound down member’s wing through heavy traffic. Cotchin misses badly as well. (Q1 17:17)
Martin fumbles on the way out of defence under a tackle, Macaffer roves and kicks to Moore who takes a speccy over Rance with the sit 25m out on a slight angle. He goals. (Q1 20:34)
After Astbury beats Grundy in the air on the wing, Short marks in front of an outpositioned Pendlebury 40m out in the corridor. He goals. (Q1 23:18)
Menadue marks on the HFF, runs around Pendlebury and measures a pass between heavy traffic to Hampson 40m out on a slight angle. The Hammer bangs it crooked. (Q1 24:48)
Riewoldt roves a highly pressured Crisp clearance kick on the HFF and centres to Lambert at 40m on a slight angle. Lambert misses. (Q2 3:11)
Gault marks a Treloar ball to 45m on the flank but tries a sit up ball that Houli spoils, Tigers clear. (Q2 3:56)
Grigg has time and space in the centre to hit Riewoldt on the lead 45m out on a slight angle. Li’l Rooey hits the far goalpost. (Q2 5:21)
Cloke marks a Langdon ball just inside 50m on the flank. He looks but the crowd roars at him to have a shot… he misses. (Q2 6:09)
Short is front and centre for a long Townsend ball to Vickery 20m out, but he misses the quick right foot snap. (Q2 7:41)
Fasolo gathers a bouncing ball at half forward ahead of Vlaustin and passes to De Goey running hard from midfield to 35m on a slight angle. De Goey goals. (Q2 9:56)
Houli passes to the lead of Lloyd at 50m on a slight angle, who waits and picks out Grigg behind Ramsay near the hotspot. Grigg shanks it for a bad miss. (Q2 13:40)
Vickery marks over Ramsay on the boundary 30m out and hits the post. (Q2 17:20)
Short roves a pack 20m out on the flank, Sinclair dives and tackles… the ump pays a rather questionable free for high contact. The Pie fans boo, Short kicks truly. (Q2 20:22)
A long period of highly pressured play with both sides trying to go through midfield, eventually Treloar gives to Oxley who snaps off balance into the behind post OOTF. (Q2 25:20)
Grundy punches wide from ruck at the hotspot to Greenwood in the pocket, he tries a left foot snap across the body from 20m… narrow. (Q2 26:21)
Moore clunks a long Frost ball 40m out on the flank with Rance all over him for the spoil, good hands. But he hoofs it for an ugly behind. (Q3 0:51)
Hampson gets a ruck free 45m out on the flank but gives to Houli who snaps wide. (Q3 3:56)
Blair misses a ground ball on the HBF, Cotchin pounces and starts a chain of handballs, Riewoldt is smothered but Martin roves, runs around and snaps truly from 40m off his left. (Q3 4:52)
Treloar gallops through midfield after a release by Pendlebury, and kicks long to the advantage of Fasolo who marks near the hotspot and goals. (Q3 7:59)
Ried intercepts on the HFF and goes across CHF with a long kick using vision to find Langdon zoning up from defence to 40m on a slight angle. Langdon goals, his first in the ones. (Q3 10:23)
Moore flies over a big pack on the HFF but can’t take a screamer, the crumb falls for Fasolo who has Grundy over the back on his own to goal with ease. (Q3 12:27)
Houli and Ellis run down the outer wing in a convoy on the rebound, Houli’s kick to Vickery flips over the back, Pendlebury overruns it to allow Short to gather and goal! (Q3 15:57)
De Goey goes long and high to a pack at the hotspot, Fasolo flies and drops it but the ump spots a push in the back by Astbury, another goal to Fasolo! (Q3 17:28)
Martin runs down the wing and goes long ot the pocket where Vickery marks near the behind post. Vickery tries to use his brain to work it out… and succeeds! (Q3 19:13)
Hampson runs across and marks unopposed in front of Griffiths and Pendlebury at 35m on the flank. He hits the post. (Q3 22:48)
The Williams kick in goes straight to Lloyd in the pocket 25m out. He runs around on the set shot and screws through a goal, Tigers back in the lead! (Q3 23:40)
Vickery gives to Martin on the burst for a checkside from the hotspot, it screws too wide for a behind. (Q3 26:54)
Fasolo gives to Langdon who misses on the run from near the hotspot, not much pressure on it so it’s a bad miss. (Q3 28:45)
Cloke snaps a nice goal from his right boot after receiving from Fasolo on the HFF 35m out. (Q4 0:52)
Houli handball towards the HFF after the next centre bounce, Lambert picks up and snaps while being bumped… it floats through from 40m! (Q4 1:26)
Blair gives to Cloke at much the same spot, this time he snaps off a step on his preferred left… and just misses. (Q4 2:26)
Ramsay kicks long from the wing to the flank, it bounces but Fasolo traps it with skill 35m out, turns on a threepenny bit and snaps over his left shoulder for a fine goal! (Q4 4:25)
Riewoldt jumps on the shoulders of Langdon to mark a long Astbury ball 35m out on a slight angle, another speccy on a good night for them. He goals. (Q4 6:29)
Lambert dives and marks on the 50m paint on the HFF after Vickery almost stuffs up a move from the HBF. He walks in but then passes to Riewoldt at the hotspot! Riewoldt goals. (Q4 10:23)
Vickery rises in front of an outpositioned Frost to mark a long Vlaustin ball to 20m on the flank. He goals as well, the Tigers now starting to pull away. (Q4 12:15)
Fasolo spoils on the last line to start a scramble in the pocket, eventually Treloar wins a hard ball in a pack 20m out and gives to Aish who grubbers a much-needed goal! (Q4 17:19)
Rance it was with the hospital ball for the hapless Hunt on the HBF to start that chain. (Q4 17:53)
Lambert catches Treloar HTB on the HFF, his long ball to a massive pack at the hotspot is eventually roves by Martin who misses. (Q4 19:56)
The kick in is spoiled on the HBF but Grigg snaps OOTF. (Q4 19:56)
Houli sends the ball back in from the HFF to 20m out, the ball bounces behind Frost and he can’t kill it, Riewoldt pounces and goals under a tackle! (Q4 20:11)
De Goey roves a Pendlebury ball to Cloke on the HFF and goes short to Fasolo who is luckily paid a mark in front of Vlaustin at 30m on the flank. Fasolo kicks goal number five! (Q4 22:54)
After Treloar misses a target in the centre to start a Richmond attack, Martin picks up a loose ball on the HFF and centres to Grigg at 45m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q4 24:42)
Gault gets a free for a hold at a stoppage 45m out on a slight angle. His set shot drops on the line and is rushed by Hampson. 3:03 left. (Q4 26:24)
Rance roves a long De Goey ball to the square and finds Grigg on the HBF to deliver the ball out of danger. (Q4 27:25)
Adams kicks to no one at the hotspot but he ump spotted Rance holding Fasolo off the fall, he goals, number six for him, 1:46 to go! (Q4 28:20)
Greenwood bombs long from the next centre bounce but Vlaustin marks in relief. (Q4 29:26)
Stoppage on the Pie HFF, Ramsay starts an attack, Houli roves the long ball to rebound. (Q4 29:54)
Another ball up on the wing, 0:48 left. (Q4 30:23)
Greenwood starts the last attack, Treloar long to the square, Fasolo can’t gather it, deliberate OOB 50m out! Moore to take it with 19 seconds left. (Q4 30:54)
He centres it, Grundy roves and goals! (Q4 31:24)
14 seconds to go, Pies have pinched this like it’s a TV from Dick Smith! (Q4 31:50)
Hampson clears from the next centre bounce but the siren goes with the ball in flight, Collingwood wins! (Q4 32:24)

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