Blog log from R6 of 2016: Carlton vs Essendon

Long ball into Casboult is roved by Thomas who swings onto his right and kicks a nice goal to kick of proceedings. (Q1 3:06)
Cooney kicks a high ball up and Daniher reads it best, marking 25m from goal on a 45 degree angle. He misses to the far side. (Q1 6:08)
Forward 50 stoppage for Carlton, it falls to Curnow who slams it on the boot but only for a behind. (Q1 7:30)
Fantasia in a one on one with Simpson, turns him inside out, runs to 50 and kicks a great long goal! (Q1 14:19)
Wright runs down the wing, centres to ball 40m from goal directly in front where Gibbs takes it on the chest. Gibbs goes back and misses to the left as the siren sounds. (Q1 27:13)
Matt Wright runs to the 50, stops, assesses his options and settles on Armfield on the lead 30m out directly in front. Armfield misses to the left. (Q2 14:55)
Kerridge receives the ball while flat-footed 55m from goal, takes a step and bombs long for goal and gets plenty on it but misses to the right. (Q2 17:38)
Gibbs gets a quick kick out of the stoppage from 20m out and slots a rare and valuable goal. (Q3 29:27)
Thomas bustles Dea out of a marking contest 45m from goal. He shapes to kick for goal but hands to Tuohy who has to give to Sumner who loads up but misses badly. (Q4 1:07)
Good forward pressure from the Dons as a scrap eventually lands with Daniher who snaps for goal from 35m out and goals. (Q4 2:51)
Merrett with the ball 70m from goal finds Stokes on his own 35m from goal on a tight angle. Stokes’ set shot misses to the left. (Q4 2:51)
Big pack mark from Kreuzer as he beats two Bombers for the mark 40m from goal on a 45 degree angle. He goes back but misses to the left. (Q4 6:02)
Gibbs marks 50m from goal and finds Murphy 35m from goal as Murphy gets crunched by Dempsey but no 50. Murphy lines up and goals! (Q4 9:32)
Kelly is caught in a tackle,it spills out 45m from goal, Sumner pounces and kicks a nice running goal. (Q4 12:22)
Simpkin turns it over to Gibbs who spots Wright 35m from goal directly in front. Wright goals! (Q4 12:22)
Grimley takes a strong mark on Rowe in the goalsquare, goes back and goals to bring Essendon within 20. (Q4 13:43)
Grimley gets away in the goal square again, this time on Rowe, and kicks a very similar goal to the last one. (Q4 17:22)
9 point differential, 4:25 remaining. (Q4 22:48)
Murphy marks on 50, wheels around and finds Phillips on the other side of the forward line 45m from goal. Phillips lines up and goals! (Q4 24:21)

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