Blog log from R4 of 2016: Western Sydney vs Port Adelaide

Ward steers through the first goal from a set shot 30m out on the flank after a hold by Byrne-Jones while trying to mark. (Q1 1:53)
Whitfield chips in front of Westhoff to intercept a risky Neade pass on the wing and goes quick and long to Johnson in the pocket, he plays on and goals from 25m. (Q1 4:52)
Robbie Gray clears from the next centre bounce to Dixon leading up to true CHF, but his set shot hits the post. (Q1 5:54)
Byrne-Jones mows down Johnson at half forward to prevent another score. (Q1 7:22)
Greene volleys awkwardly from the pocket across the face for a behind. (Q1 9:53)
Patton centres delicately from the pocket to a big pack 20m out in front, Coniglio draws a free for a push in the back by Ebert for another Giant goal. (Q1 11:20)
Westhoff marks in relief in the BP but his kick across the backline goes way OOTF 40m out. Steele takes the free, and misses badly. (Q1 12:48)
Whitfield marks 45m out on the flank but misses as well. (Q1 14:21)
Wingard draws a free for Shaw being all over him in a marking contest 25m out on the flank. He gets Port’s first score, a goal. (Q1 15:37)
Wingard gets another free for Shaw getting in his back in a tackle at much the same spot. Chad repeats the dose. (Q1 18:00)
Griffen to Greene to Coniglio after a stoppage on the HFF but the snap from the pocket 25m out is wide. (Q1 20:37)
Young chases a long ball to the pocket and gathers, Shaw tackles and the ump pays another free against him for a sling action. Young gets a 50m penalty to ensure the goal. (Q1 21:53)
Mumford intercepts Byrne-Jones on the wing, Lobbe gets there late and gives away 50m for tapping the ball away. Mummy lines up next to the hotspot, and goals. (Q1 25:20)
Ah Chee handballs straight to Greene 50m out on a slight angle from the Giant goal, his quick snap bounces just wide. (Q1 26:53)
Port can’t clear the lines on the kick in with a turnover on the wing, Steele gives from the BP to Johnson who does the rest from 25m on the flank. (Q1 27:29)
Ward hits Patton 40m out in the corridor after a turnover at Port’s half forward line by Polec. Patton kicks truly. (Q1 29:20)
Ward gets a free in a big pack on the HFF and goes quickly to Palmer down the line 25m out. Palmer steers it through to consolidate the big early GWS lead. (Q2 2:32)
Scully receives from Griffen out the back of a ball up at half forward and goes to the square… Patton roves the Lobb contest and goals from 10m! (Q2 4:41)
Young is front and centre for a Dixon contest 20m out, he gives outside to Neade who grubbers it through from the flank. (Q2 6:39)
Young roves a Dixon contest near CHF, has a man on his hammer but gets the snap away across the body from 40m on a slight angle… just avoids the near goalpost for his second! (Q2 10:20)
Patton has Whitfield over the back to mark and goal from the top of the square on the end of an impressive sweeping move by the Giants from halfback. (Q2 11:41)
Shiel screws through a behind from heavy traffic at 35m on the flank. (Q2 14:07)
Griffen roves a Lobb contest at the hotspot and pops through another GWS goal. It’s not much of a contest at this stage, Giants are bossing much of the play. (Q2 15:10)
Another centre clearance for GWS, this time by Lobb, Mumford taps it down for Griffen to snap another one from near the hotspot! (Q2 16:15)
Wilson marks just next to CHF and roosts a huge set shot through for another one! GWS can do no wrong. (Q2 18:43)
Greene passes to the dive of Palmer at 40m on a slight angle after the Giants again dominate the centre clearance. Palmer misses. (Q2 19:20)
Patton steams onto a Johnson pass to 40m on a slight angle. He also misses. (Q2 21:25)
Davis intercepts a rebound kick on the wing and goes to CHF for Kelly to mark in front of Byrne-Jones… Dixon encroaches to give away 50m and gift an easy goal! (Q2 22:41)
Lobb clunks a long Ward ball to 40m on the flank and yep, he kicks truly as well. Port didn’t turn up to play today and the Giants are taking full advantage. (Q2 26:26)
Wingard misses a snap outside the pack at a stoppage 40m out on the flank. (Q2 29:00)
Boak gives outside from a ball in on the HFF to to Robbie Gray who runs down the boundary to 40m and hits the post. (Q2 29:26)
Westhoff gets a free for Patfull falling into his back after spoiling 40m out on a slight angle. The Hoff goals to begin Q3. (Q3 0:44)
Kelly marks at CHF, turns quickly and finds Patton on the lead 45m out on the flank. His set shot is rushed by Trengove. (Q3 2:04)
Polec runs to CHF and bombs long but Wingard and Boak have two tall defenders to deal with, Patfull rushes it easily. (Q3 5:20)
Mumford gives to Shiel who misses from 30m on the flank. (Q3 10:08)
GWS rebounds from the last line down members’ wing ending with Lobb marking 15m out in the pocket and hitting the post. (Q3 12:20)
Broadbent just touches a mid-range Johnson snap through for a point. (Q3 15:52)
Young catches Ward high on the wing, long ball to the flank 30m out where Lobb flies unopposed in a pack and clunks it. Lobb goals, just. (Q3 17:20)
Johnson gives to Kelly who snaps across the face from the pocket 30m out. (Q3 18:52)
Greene takes a contested grab to a high, hopeful ball by Johnson 40m out on a slight angle, with Ebert making him earn it. He misses. (Q3 20:21)
Neade marks on the wing and gets a 50m penalty for pointing the finger at the ump by Wilson. He goals from near the hotspot. (Q3 23:36)
Whitfield releases Ward to speed away from the next centre bounce and slam through the quickest of answering goals from CHF. (Q3 25:21)
Patton smothers Sam Gray in the pocket, the crumb goes to Shiel whose snap from near the hotspot is off hands for a behind. (Q3 27:08)
Robbie Gray misses a mid range snap. (Q4 0:31)
Dixon marks in front of Davis 40m out on a slight angle, and misses. (Q4 4:20)
Jonas spoils a Johnson kick to Greene in the pocket but the crumb falls for Greene behind to gather and run into the open goal. (Q4 6:07)
Wingard marks a Hartlett centre clearance kick to 30m on the flank, but also misses. (Q4 7:35)
Byrne-Jones snaps a goal from 40m on the flank after roving a very risky Shaw kick to a contest. (Q4 10:33)
Ward gives outside to Steele for the quick replay from 35m on the flank. (Q4 10:33)
Shiel strips Pittard trying to run out of defence, roves it himself and pops through a goal from near the hotspot. (Q4 12:06)
Tomlinson gives to Scully who sails through another one off a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 14:01)
Palmer joins the party with a mark, play on and goal from near the hotspot under no pressure. Deep into garbage time now. (Q4 19:20)
Amon misses a snap on the run from 40m on the flank with Wingard waving his arms inside. (Q4 22:37)
Dixon puts his knee in the back of Davis and takes a screamer from a Boak kick to 15m out. He goals, belatedly. (Q4 22:37)
Greene gives to Lobb who goals on the run from 35m on the flank. (Q4 26:01)

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