Blog log from R3 of 2016: Richmond vs Adelaide

Grigg gets a set shot from the HFF, a score review confirms Jacobs touched it over the line, that’s the first goal. (Q1 2:36)
Brandon Ellis misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q1 6:22)
Jenkins goes long to the square from 55m on the flank, Walker can’t prevent Chaplin touching it for a behind. (Q1 8:02)
Thompson gives to Sloane on the fat side for a snap on the run from 55m on a slight angle… that one’s good. Bit of an indication that forward structure for Adelaide is weak. (Q1 9:34)
Richmond is winning the hard ball in the clinches, with the Crows reduced to hitting on the counter. (Q1 10:02)
Stoppage at half forward for Adelaide, Smith intercepts a Cotchin handball, Jacobs flips it out for Douglas to fire home from 50m on the flank. (Q1 11:17)
Cotchin centres from the HFF to Riewoldt to take a contested grab in front of Talia at 35m on a slight angle. Li’l Rooey boots his first major. (Q1 12:52)
Cheney drops a mark 45m out on a slight angle from the Tiger goal, he gets swamped by Lennon and Lloyd with the latter taking the free, he misses. (Q1 15:32)
Four touches between Sloane, Matt Crouch and Thompson tells the story so far. Richmond is bossing the ball, Cheney as the loose man is flat out like a lizard drinking. (Q1 19:22)
Long ball to the square lands behind Walker, he turns and gathers but a desperate lunge by Astbury skews his snap from near the behind line into the goalpost. (Q1 20:22)
Betts catches Houli HTB near the boundary 25m out and gives the traveling Crow fans something to cheer with a quality finish. (Q1 21:27)
Hartigan to Sloane for a snap off a step from the HFF, wide. (Q1 25:08)
Richmond’s lack of quality disposal forward of centre is allowing the Crows to establish control over the footy through qucik rebounds. (Q1 26:07)
Lyons marks on the end of one such rebound after a Lloyd clanger on the HFF, and goals from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 26:48)
Rance flies in front of Walker at defensive hotspot but drops the intercept mark, the crumb goes straight to his man Betts who gives to McGovern for a goal from the square. (Q2 1:10)
Walker picks up a loose ball at CHF, fends off Corey Ellis but misses from 40m in front. (Q2 2:39)
Vickery marks on the wing and gets the benefit of a 50m penalty for encroachment by Mackay. Ty lines up from 35m on a slight angle, and steers it through. (Q2 3:57)
Riewoldt roves a Lloyd contest at 45m on a slight angle and screws a quick snap OOTF. (Q2 5:53)
Smith rebounds off halfback with speed, Douglas is over the back to gather a long ball to space at CHF, burn off a tired Rance and goal from the hotspot. (Q2 6:51)
A series of stoppages deep in the Crow forward line, eventually the Tiger crowd boos as Thompson wins a HTB free on Lloyd 20m out for a goal. (Q2 10:20)
Betts gives to Thompson in heavy traffic in the pocket, he kicks OOTF from 25m. (Q2 11:50)
Thompson beats Cotchin to the fall at a stoppage 40m out on the flank but his screwing snap is wide and rushed. (Q2 13:31)
Betts leaps on the lead in front of Rance and clunks a Lyons ball 30m out near the boundary. Eddie uses the new rules to run around and snap a relatively easy goal. (Q2 14:38)
Menadue releases Rioli for a scoot down the outer wing and pass to Lloyd at 40m on the flank. Lloyd splits the middle. (Q2 16:51)
That goal resulted from a Laird rebound kick to a contest in midfield. (Q2 17:21)
Betts taps down a Rance kick across the backline, Astbury mops up and gives back to Rance but Betts strips him in a tackle, the crumb falls for Lyon to goal from 15m. (Q2 18:46)
Betts speeds to the pocket to receive from Mackay and has Walker on his own at the hotspot for an easy mark and goal. (Q2 19:31)
High ball to the Tiger hotspot, Edwards has Cotchin running to the square with a quality blind handball over his head for a much-needed goal. (Q2 23:46)
Ellis beats Seedsman to mark a Lloyd centre clearance on the wing, and goes low and quick to Vickery leading up the guts to the hotspot. Vickery kicks truly. (Q2 24:49)
Lambert hits the crumb from a Vickery contest in the pocket and tries a Daicos special from the boundary running full tilt… it grubbers through for a cracking goal! (Q2 27:03)
Cotchin strips Mackay in a tackle on the wing, the Tigers sweep forward with Riewoldt marks an Edwards ball from CHF to 15m out next to the goalsquare. But Riewoldt hits the post. (Q2 28:52)
Betts strips Astbury in a tackle on the wing, there are plenty of Crows about to crumb and it’s Astbury’s man Jenkins on his own at the hotspot to gather and stroll into goal. (Q2 29:45)
Menadue gives to Rioli on a fast break, he only has time to turn and snap off a step from 35m on a slight angle… just misses. (Q2 31:23)
Lever goes long from the HFF to the pocket, Betts and Mackay runs into each other at the fall, the ball dribbles for a behind. (Q3 0:06)
Lambert spoils Sloane from a very long bomb down the flank by Walker to 20m out for a behind. (Q3 1:55)
Douglas roves a stoppage on the HFF and gives to Sloane standing by himself out the back, he snaps off a step for a nice goal, albeit too easy. (Q3 2:53)
Vickery bounces a behind from near the hotspot. (Q3 3:30)
Hampson marks the kick in on the HFF and goes to Vickery deep in the pocket 25m out. Ty hits the near goalpost. (Q3 4:30)
Menadue does a one-two with Grigg on the wing and snaps after running his full measure from 50m on the HFF just before being tackled…. narrow. (Q3 6:13)
Laird beats Lloyd to mark at defensive hotspot and immediately switches for a lightning quick outer wing rebound, Jenkins gives a Joe the Goose to Walker. (Q3 7:49)
Corey Ellis starts a switch and rebound down the outer wing, Lloyd takes a screamer with his knee on the shoulder of Laird in the pocket 20m out. He goals. (Q3 11:40)
Mad scramble at the Tiger hotspot, bodies going everywhere but the ump picks out a free for a throw by Laird under a Short tackle. But Short misses. (Q3 12:41)
Milera gets a free on the wing and plays on with two baulks, he hits Walker 55m out in front, that’s where he likes to be and big Tex roosts a trademark huge goal! (Q3 14:56)
Edwards marks on the HFF, looks for a free man and eventually goes to Riewoldt on the boundary 40m out. Riewoldt misses. (Q3 15:59)
McGovern goes long to the square from the HFF, Vickery spoils Jenkins but the crumb falls perfectly for Betts to run into the open goal ahead of a trailing Houli. (Q3 18:01)
Rioli roves a huge pack and runs from the hotspot into the open goal after Vickery clears from the next centre bounce with a long bomb. (Q3 19:21)
The Tigers try to handball out of defence but it’s one too many as Betts catches Menadue HTB on the HFF… he gives outside to Smith who sails through another one! (Q3 23:09)
Cotchin coughs it up under big pressure at halfback, Crouch to Sloane to Thompson who underlines his credentials for BOG with a goal from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 25:29)
Mackay misses from mid range after getting on the end of a chain of handballs from a stoppage on the wing. (Q3 28:08)
Menadue gives to Chaplin who turns and shoots off the left from 35m near the boundary… across the face. (Q4 1:13)
Smith receives a handball and kicks off Q4 junk time with a goal from just outside CHF to kill off any thought of a Tiger comeback. (Q4 2:26)
Lloyd marks a centring ball by Riewoldt at the hotspot and kicks his second goal. (Q4 5:16)
Tigers win the next centre clearance through Menadue, Rioli runs to receive for another very quick snap from 40m on a slight angle, this time he gets it on target. (Q4 6:57)
Correction, Miles not Menadue. (Q4 7:25)
Cotchin clears from the next centre bounce to Riewoldt at 50m on a slight angle, who sits it up to the square for Hampson to fly in front for the mark and goal. (Q4 8:22)
Lennon goes short for Grigg at 45m on a slight angle, whose set shot drops on the line and is rushed. (Q4 10:55)
Milera misses a pressured snap from 40m on the flank. (Q4 14:37)
Cheney gives to Brown who snaps wide from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 16:27)
Martin gets caught by Douglas running out of defence, but the eventual snap by Betts is wide from 15m. (Q4 16:54)
Douglas puts an exclamation point on the Crow afternoon with a goal from the HFF after Richmond again fails to clear its defence with Lyons spoiling Houli on the HBF. (Q4 17:06)
McGovern misses a free kick from 40m on the flank. (Q4 18:25)
Hampson to Corey Ellis at a ball up at the hotspot but the left foot snap is well wide. (Q4 21:17)
McIntosh marks 45m out on a slight angle but hits the post. (Q4 25:41)
Jacobs can’t mark in the centre, Vickery cleans up and has Edwards 40m out in front just before the FT siren. Edwards goals. (Q4 26:41)

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