Blog log from R6 of 2016: West Coast vs Collingwood

Shuey gets a free for high contact 60m out in front, plays on to Wellingham who bombs long… LeCras wrestles in the square but it bounces past for the first goal. (Q1 2:19)
Kennedy marks in front of Reid at 45m on the flank in the vortex pocket, but misses near side. (Q1 4:01)
Broomhead catches LeCras high going for a short ball to 40m on the flank, also in the vortex pocket. He shanks it, no score, Pies clear. (Q1 5:55)
Kennedy marks in much the same spot, same result of a behind. (Q1 7:31)
LeCras roves a stoppage at half forward and kicks over the pack to a couple of contests near the square, but it bounces luckily over them all and through for a goal! (Q1 7:31)
Hill bounces twice down the wing and goes long from the HFF to the benefit of Redden, who leaps and marks 20m out in front for his first goal. (Q1 11:05)
Hill to Priddis for a pressured snap from the pocket that goes well wide. (Q1 14:34)
West Coast should already be five or six up, they have all the ball and all in their forward half. There is a slight breeze but not this good. (Q1 14:34)
The Pies get in trouble with Maynard butchering a kick across halfback, eventually Redden gives to LeCras who delivers a Daicos special from 25m for the goal. (Q1 18:04)
Naitanui continues the party by catching the ball out of ruck and snapping a left foot goal from 40m on a slight angle. Way too easy. (Q1 21:20)
Duggan intercepts Treloar on the HFF but misses. (Q1 23:04)
Moore marks a Blair ball 30m out on the flank on the end of a fast break rebound, and belatedly kicks the first goal for Collingwood. (Q1 27:26)
Cox juggles a mark in front of McGovern near the hotspot but shanks it wide, disappointingly. (Q1 28:56)
The Eagles go coast to coast, Darling to Le Cras who has Kennedy over the back to run into the open goal. (Q1 28:56)
Darling marks a Jetta ball 20m out on the flank and kicks off Q2 junk time with his first goal. (Q2 0:43)
Cox draws a free on Hurn for an arm chop 35m out on a slight angle, even though the ball was touched. The American kicks truly this time. (Q2 2:27)
Gaff passes short to Kennedy at 30m on the flank, who misses. (Q2 7:27)
LeCras marks 45m out on a slight angle and continues his downhill skiing run with another goal. (Q2 7:27)
Howe passes to Broomhead just outside the hotspot for his first touch for the game. Broomhead splits the middle, no problem. (Q2 10:55)
Crisp kicks blind from the BP but straight to Shuey 40m out on the flank. Shuey misses. (Q2 14:27)
Grundy passes from the wing to Howe 40m out in front. He misses. (Q2 15:58)
Langdon marks 40m out in the vortex pocket. He shanks it OOTF trying for extra distance. That’s why he’s a backman! (Q2 17:31)
Greenwood snaps truly from the pocket on the end of a coast to coast rebound after LeCras misses a perfectly gettable set shot from 40m on a slight angle up the other end. (Q2 25:26)
Cox draws a rather soft free for an arm chop by Wellingham going for a Howe ball in the pocket 20m out. He goals again, two for him. (Q3 3:54)
Fasolo gives to Grundy who decides to go himself from 50m on the flank… well wide. (Q3 6:07)
Crisp kicks long from the HFF to the square, Moore is favoured by the fall to mark over Mackenzie and kick his second goal. (Q3 8:21)
De Goey just misses a long snap from the HFF. (Q3 9:48)
Lycett is over the back to mark a long Wellingham ball over Langdon 15m out, turn and run into the open goal. (Q3 11:20)
Crisp does a one two with Cox running from the wing to CHF, open 50m arc, he shoots at full flight… it’s good! (Q3 13:50)
Blair wins a ground ball in heavy traffic at 40m on the flank, baulks brilliantly between two Eagle challengers and snaps a fantastic goal! (Q3 18:36)
LeCras tries a very low percentage snap from the boundary 15m out that slams into the behind post OOTF. (Q3 21:36)
Kennedy beats Brown in a wrestle to mark a long Hurn ball to the top of the square. JJK goals, his second. (Q3 23:04)
Butler passes over two Pies to Kennedy at 40m on the flank. JJK swings that one into the far goalpost. (Q3 25:49)
Collingwood is playing a high defensive line which means when Frost misses Smithin the centre circle, Cripps has no one at all ahead of him for a run to CHF to skid through a goal! (Q4 4:17)
Redden passes to Lycett at 25m on the flank. He goals, ominously. Eagles are every chance to blow this out from here. (Q4 5:16)
Kennedy marks 45m out on a slight angle and sprays another set shot, his sixth behind. (Q4 6:32)
Redden passes to LeCras at much the same spot as Kennedy’s shot. The set shot falls on the line and is rushed. (Q4 7:13)
McGovern fumbles and is claimed HTB on the Pie HFF in a double tackle. Howe takes the free, but his set shot also drops in the square and is rushed. (Q4 9:32)
Hurn smothers a Blair snap from near the behind post through for a point. (Q4 9:59)
Shuey kicks long to Cripps running back with the flight to mark behind Smith at the hotspot. He goals, just. (Q4 12:47)
Treloar rides a Naitanui tackle and gives to Maynard for a shot off a step from 50m on the HFF… just narrow. (Q4 14:22)
Hutchings goals with a snap around the corner from a ball in to the hotspot. (Q4 16:14)
Cripps receives from LeCras and shoots on the run from CHF for another goal. (Q4 17:46)
Kennedy gets a free after disposal near the top of the square for his third goal. (Q4 21:17)
Gaff steers through a party goal from the pocket 20m out. (Q4 23:58)
The Eagles work the ball through traffic on the flank ending with Kennedy snapping from 25m, but there’s a video review… ruled touched. (Q4 25:58)
Darling sets up Hill for a loping snap from 45m on the flank, it’s a clinic and that’s how you kill a team off. (Q4 27:56)
Moore passes to Broomhead 40m out on a slight angle in the last minute, for the junkiest of garbage time goal. (Q4 30:32)

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