Blog log from R5 of 2016: Western Bulldogs vs Brisbane

Dickson centres to Stringer who spills the mark, Macrae crumbs, snaps for goal from the pocket but misses to the near side.
Gardiner gives away a holding free on Stringer 45m from goal on the flank. Stringer’s set shot misses to the far side. (Q1 2:39)
Brisbane get out the back of the Dogs’ defence, Green runs to 50 and finds Lester running into an open goal. (Q1 2:59)
Adams turns the ball over coming out of defence, Schache gathers and spots up Rockliff in space in the pocket. Rocky’s set shot is good as Brisbane get out to an early lead. (Q1 4:21)
Bontempelli backtracks with a handball to Picken who puts the ball across his boot and finds Campbell 40m from goal directly in front. The set shot is no good. (Q1 9:07)
Liberatore with the ball on the wing finds Campbell on a hard lead 45m out directly in front. Set shot misses badly to the left. (Q1 11:21)
The Dogs mess around with the ball by hand in F50, eventually it ends with Dahlhaus who has to rush a snap 40m from goal and it misses to the right. (Q1 11:50)
McLean draws a high free kick from a Rockliff tackle 35m from goal on a slight angle. He misses his set shot badly to the right and just scrapes in for a behind. (Q1 17:37)
Six behinds and no goals so far for the Dogs. (Q1 17:37)
Roughead kicks long to the top of the square, Dahlhaus competes in the air, brings it to ground and manages to soccer it off the ground for a goal. (Q1 24:22)
Dahlhaus works hard to find space on the wing, has Stringer one out in F50, kicks to his advantage, Stringer works Gardiner under the ball and runs into an open goal. (Q1 26:07)
The Dogs win it out of the centre via Stevens who kicks long where McLean takes a nice mark 35m from goal directly in front. He goes back and goals on the quarter time siren. (Q1 26:07)
F50 stoppage for the Dogs, Martin taps it down straight to Macrae who hands to Liberatore who snaps a nice goal from the pocket. (Qtr Time)
Rockliff hands to Hanley at the top of the square but it’s poorly directed and Hanley gets a bad bounce. He recovers but is forced to snap under pressure and misses to the left. (Q2 2:47)
McLean scraps a kick forward to the goalsquare where Campbell has taken Martin forward. Campbell has front position and takes the mark on the chest. His set shot from 25m is good. (Q2 13:02)
Brisbane move the ball swiftly from the kickout to find Lester on his own out the back. Suckling comes in late and gives away the 50m penalty to allow an easy goal. (Q2 16:31)
Jong running from half forward identifies Bontempelli deep in space, kicks to his advantage and Bontempelli marks 20m from goal on a slight angle. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q2 19:44)
Merrett flies too early and gives away an unnecessary free for getting into the back of Bontempelli. The set shot from 40m out directly in front is good. (Q2 20:59)
Stringer crumbs a F50 contest at pace, bursts through two tackles, snaps for goal from 35m out and kicks a magnificent goal! (Q2 23:02)
Deep F50 stoppage for the Dogs, Wallis wins a hard ball, hands to Dahlhaus who snaps another goal for the Dogs. (Q2 23:02)
Green running at half forward, breaks a couple of tackles and spots up Hanley in space 30m from goal on a slight angle. He misses to the left. Bad miss. (Q2 26:04)
F50 stoppage for Brisbane, it falls to Zorko who slams it on the boot and it wobbles through for a goal. (Q2 27:32)
Adcock with a nice kick to the centre of the ground, follows his kick, gets the handball and kicks long to Stringer who wins a free for holding. Set shot from 25m out is a goal. (Q3 0:46)
Centre clearance from Campbell in the form of a long kick, Stevens roves the contest, hands to Dickson who runs to 30m from goal and kicks truly. (Q3 2:27)
Bontempelli kicks long to a two on one in the Dogs’ goalsquare, Dickson can’t take the mark but Jong is there to crumb and kick a simple goal. (Q3 8:57)
Bad handball from Koby Stevens coming out of defence as he coughs it up straight to Ryan Lester who hands to Hanley who snaps the goal from 25m out. (Q3 10:26)
Wallis works hard to find space in the F50. He takes an uncontested mark, goes back from 30m on a 45 degree angle and kicks truly. (Q3 15:11)
Long ball in from Picken to the hotspot and Stevens climbs high to take an impressive overhead mark. He goes back 25m from goal directly in front and sprays the set shot left. (Q3 16:57)
Sloppy tackle from Bewick as he whacks Dale in the head 40m from goal directly in front. His set shot misses to the left. (Q3 18:54)
Scrappy contest 25m from the Lions’ goal, Lester is claimed in a tackle, it spills to Zorko who throws the ball onto his left foot and kicks a nice goal. (Q3 24:15)
Nice passage of play for Brisbane as they win the clearance on the wing, find Hanley in space who gives to Martin who hands over the top to Schache for an easy goal. (Q3 25:50)
Stevens with time and space running to the 50m arc unselfishly puts the ball out in front of Stringer for him to mark 30m from goal on a slight angle. He misses to the right. (Q4 1:19)
Adams running through midfield kicks to Toby McLean’s advantage and he protects the space well and marks on Beams. He goes back from 35m out on a 45 degree angle and goals. (Q4 4:13)
The Dogs stream down the wing and Hunter spots up Dahlhaus 35m from goal on a 45 degree angle. He barely makes the distance and misses to the left. (Q4 9:31)
Robinson’s quick kick out of a defensive 50 stoppage finds Stevens and he hands to Liberatore who takes a couple of steps to steady and goals from 40m out. (Q4 14:25)
Bastinac outmarks Dahlhaus 45m from goal. Opts to hand to Daniel Rich on the run instead of taking the shot and Rich goals. (Q4 15:49)
Long ball into the Lions’ forward 50 gets through the Dogs defenders, lands with Rockliff out the back who hands to Walker to run into an open goal. (Q4 17:49)
Schache hands to Lester who finds Bewick waiting on his own in the goal square for an easy goal. (Q4 20:51)
Adams finds Stevens on the lead at the 50m arc, he sees Dickson in space 25m from goal almost directly in front. He goals. Not a lot of intensity out there at the moment. (Q4 26:12)
The final play of the game sees Campbell wins his own clearance, run to 75m from goal and kick long to Roughead who marks 25m out directly in front. He goals. (Q4 27:52)

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