Blog log from R4 of 2016: West Coast vs Richmond

Long ball to the Tiger square, Chaplin almost stuffs it up but it’s Lambert to the rescue with a volley off the line for the first goal. (Q1 2:49)
Gaff kicks quickly from a stoppage on the wing and Darling is playing in front to mark easily at 45m near the boundary. Darling misses. (Q1 4:03)
Hill runs back behind McIntosh to mark a long LeCras ball to 35m on the flank. He goals with no problem. (Q1 5:33)
Kennedy roves a Darling contest and snaps quickly across the body off the left boot from 35m on the flank… across the face. (Q1 6:43)
Yeo passes to Duggan just inside CHF, who gives to McGovern who misses from outside CHF. (Q1 8:17)
Yeo marks in a pack near the boundary 65m out, king quickly and very long to the square where Lycett marks behind Hampson and goals. (Q1 9:50)
Darling marks on the lead just outside the hotspot despite close checking by Vlaustin. He goals as well. It’s a bit of a one-way game at the moment, Eagles winning everywhere. (Q1 13:31)
Lambert passes to Riewoldt on the lead in front of McGovern at 50m on the flank. Li’l Rooey doesn’t score, Naitanui marks 15m out. (Q1 16:19)
Yeo misses a quick snap from the pocket after Shuey dispossesses Cotchin in a tackle. (Q1 18:16)
Naitanui to Shuey at a stoppage on the wing, high ball to the boundary 35m out where Kennedy draws a free for an arm chop by Rance. JJK misses. (Q1 19:41)
Shuey passes to LeCras 30m out on the flank, he passes to the opposite flank 20m out for Hill in front of Grigg, they hear the ump saying play on very late, Hill goals anyway. (Q1 21:04)
Shuey steers through another Eagle goal from a set shot from 35m on the flank after drawing a questionable free. (Q1 24:04)
A rare centre clearance to Richmond, Rioli is over the back for the crumb to a clever Riewoldt tap to the hotspot to run into the open goal. (Q1 28:19)
Yeo sails a long kick from the HFF which lands over the back of the contest 15m out and bounces for a behind. (Q1 28:19)
Duggan misses from a little closer in with another snap. (Q1 28:19)
Gaff kicks from the HFF to Darling to mark 25m out on a slight angle just before the QT siren. He goals. It’s been a destroyation. (Q1 31:02)
Astbury intercepts at defensive hotspot but his kick to the HBF is intercepted by Gaff 45m out. Gaff’s set shot drifts to the behind post, Astbury roves and handballs a point. (Qtr Time)
Cotchin catches LeCras slightly late and high after marking on the 50m line on a slight angle, ump pays 50m, easy goal to the Frenchman. (Q2 3:00)
Yeo chips in front of Kennedy to mark a short Duggan ball to the boundary 40m out. He threads the needle, Eagles can do no wrong! (Q2 5:46)
Lennon passes to Lloyd hard on the boundary 25m out, the only space the Eagle zone left him. Lloyd goals with a nice set shot. (Q2 8:12)
Kennedy leaps and marks a quick, low Gaff ball to the hotspot with Rance hot on his hammer. He kicks his first goal. (Q2 10:55)
Moore gets pinged for holding Hutchings without the ball at a stoppage 20m out, another simple goal for the rampaging West Coast. (Q2 13:58)
The hapless Moore concedes another free inside 50, this time a group tackle at the hotspot. Lycett wins the raffle, but misses. (Q2 15:16)
Yet another free inside 50 to West Coast, this time it is hands in the back by Astbury on Darling, but it’s another miss at the hotspot. (Q2 17:59)
Yeo roves a dropped Hill mark from a Shuey ball to 25m on the flank, he screws his snap into the far goalpost. (Q2 20:25)
Lennon marks 40m out near the boundary but his kick is across the face. (Q2 23:28)
Yeo leaps and clunks a contested mark in front of Houli at 45m on a slight angle. He misses the lot with a shank. (Q2 26:16)
Lambert feeds Edwards to snap form half forward after the first centre bounce of Q3, Lloyd marks on the behind line and plays on into the open goal. (Q3 0:39)
Vickery wins a HTB free on Mackenzie 30m out on the flank, who tried to fend rather than dispose. The Eagle fans coo then cheer as Tyrone misses. (Q3 2:53)
Gaff roves Naitanui at a stoppage on the wing and gives to Shuey who kicks blind to the flank 40m out, Kennedy marks in front of an exasperated Rance. JJK misses. (Q3 4:23)
Pressure by the Tigers on the ball carrier on the wing eventually causes a turnover, Riewoldt marks a McIntosh wobbler 45m out on a slight angle and converts. (Q3 6:23)
Butler’s handball in the back pocket goes to ground and is mopped up by Brandon Ellis who gives to Chaplin for a snap across the body from 25m… Mackenzie touches it through. (Q3 8:23)
Lycett to Cripps to Hutchings at a ball in on the HFF, Hutchings steers it through from 35m under little pressure. (Q3 9:14)
Long ball to a huge pack at the Tiger hotspot, Rioli hits the crumb at speed, breaks a tackle, jinks away and goals from 15m! (Q3 11:23)
Shuey speeds away from the next centre bounce chasing a long tap by Naitanui and hits Lycett on the left nipple with a bullet to 40m on the flank. Lycett misses. (Q3 12:21)
Kennedy marks just on 50m on the flank and sails through another quality finish. It’s back to a procession. (Q3 16:06)
Cotchin bounces through a behind from half forward. (Q3 18:22)
Shuey is on the end of a chain of quickfire handballs at half forward, he sees Yeo over the back and tries to roll it past traffic towards him… it rolls past and through! (Q3 28:07)
Kennedy passes to Redden 45m out on a slight angle, who hoofs through his third goal of the evening. (Q4 3:04)
Correction, third kick, first goal. (Q4 3:04)
Darling beats Vlaustin to a Yeo pass 40m out and kicks his third goal. (Q4 4:09)
Riewoldt marks a high ball despite attention from both McGovern and Mackenzie. He goals from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 6:06)
LeCras marks a carefully aimed Gaff ball to 30m on a slight angle between Tiger defenders. He goals, as he often does in Q4 garbage time. (Q4 8:10)
Jetta’s ambitious kick from the wing to the centre turns the ball over as Schofield is swamped, eventually Riewoldt gets a downfield free on Lloyd 40m out for another goal. (Q4 10:00)
Butler gives to McGovern who misses from 55m. (Q4 11:50)
Yeo marks 55m out in front, Hunt gets there a little late, the ump pays 50m ot gift Yeo a goal to cap off his fine evening. (Q4 15:20)
Lennon has Riewoldt over the back next to the square on a rare Tiger fast break for Li’l Rooey’s third goal of Q4 junk time. (Q4 19:52)
Darling is the next Eagle to do a shot… um I mean mark and goal. Geez, it’s worse than a Perth nightclub out there. (Q4 24:15)

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