Blog log from R4 of 2016: Carlton vs Western Bulldogs

Dahlhaus has Stevens on his own on a fast break at the hotspot to kick the first goal. (Q1 4:10)
Adcock receives from Stringer and snaps the second goal of the game from close range. (Q1 5:23)
Rowe gets pinged for tunnelling on Tom Boyd 50m out on the flank. The set shot is rushed on the line. (Q1 9:42)
The Blues work the ball around the outer wing boundary at speed, setting up Buckley to run into the open goal with a goal assist give by Lamb. (Q1 14:15)
After a long period of tight play with a lot of players around the ball, Bontempelli stamps a bit of class with a lovely finish from 55m on the flank. (Q1 22:31)
Kerridge gives to Lamb who snaps truly from 50m on a slight angle. (Q1 24:00)
Suckling sails through a trademark snap from just outside CHF. (Q1 27:29)
McLean gets a free near CHF for Cripps slinging him in a tackle, and just manages to avoid the right goalpost for his first of the evening. (Q1 28:41)
Casboult leaps in front of Adams and clunks a long Thomas clearance to 30m on the flank. He misses everything. (Q2 1:50)
Johannisen’s kick from the BP to the HFF is intercepted by Docherty, who misses from 45m. (Q2 3:23)
After many repeat inside 50s for Carlton, the Dogs rebound and Wallis snaps a goal from close range, as so often happens. (Q2 5:53)
Docherty spoils a Picken pass to Dahlhaus 45m out on the flank, the ump picks out a free for very little contact. Dahlhaus misses. (Q2 5:53)
Docherty spoils a long ball to the hotspot, Rowe goes after the crumb but Bontempelli pilfers it and runs into the open goal! (Q2 8:06)
Murphy passes to Gibbs running forward on a fast break to 30m on the flank. Gibbs steers it left. (Q2 11:06)
Liberatore roves a Tom Boyd contest and wobbles through a goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 16:03)
Stevens kicks to the pocket from CHF where Morris is zoning up, he snaps quickly from 20m but into the goalpost. (Q2 18:38)
Johannisen mops up a terrible kick from the BP to the HFF by Byrne that goes past Tuohy, he gives to Bontempelli who does the rest from 35m. (Q2 21:13)
Weitering pushes Stevens in the back to concede an obvious free 25m out on the flank. Koby goals. Thus begins second half junk time. (Q3 0:44)
Phillips converts a set shot from the hotspot after marking. (Q3 2:29)
Sumner goes for a centring ball to the square, Hamling flattens him to start a melee, and incidentally to give away a free kick and goal. (Q3 6:02)
Johannisen goals off a step from 55m in front but pulls a hamstring in the attempt! (Q3 9:00)
Tom Boyd catches Weitering HTB in the pocket 30m out with an effective chicken wing tackle. He misses. (Q3 17:02)
Casboult marks in front of Hamling and Morris 45m out on the flank, with Phillips running interference in the pack. Levi sprays it OOTF yet again. (Q3 18:50)
Jong spoils a lateral Byrne kick to Rowe at the Doggie hotspot and runs into the open goal. (Q3 20:34)
Buckley kicks from the wing to CHF, a bouncing ball that favours Gibbs who snaps quickly from 45m across the body for a goal! (Q3 25:31)
Cripps catches Dahlhaus HTB near the hotspot and misses near side. (Q3 27:06)
Cripps marks a centring ball near the hotspot in between three Dogs. This time he gets his set shot on line. (Q4 0:08)
Adams can’t mark on the HBF under pressure, Gibbs passes to Kreuzer deep in the pocket 20m out. Krooze misses near side. (Q4 1:45)
Thomas passes to Sumner at the hotspot, who goals as well. The Bulldogs’ injury toll has noticeably curtailed their trademark run from halfback. (Q4 8:37)
Kreuzer juggles a contested grab in front of Roughead from a Thomas ball to 45m on the flank. He doesn’t score. (Q4 11:58)
Stringer marks a long Hunter ball to the boundary 25m out behind Tuohy. He is called to play on for using up his 30 seconds, his snap is touched off the boot for a point. (Q4 16:48)
Weitering catches Hunter high at the hotspot just as he’s about to give Bontempelli a Joe the Goose. Hunter gets up ruefully and goals anyway. (Q4 23:37)

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