Blog log from R9 of 2016: Collingwood vs Geelong

Hawkins with the first score of the day, a poor miss from the top of the square. The Cats worked it forward in numbers by hand, allowing Tom to shoot under limited pressure. (Q1 5:46)
Dangerfield moves it to the hot spot, where the former Sun, Smith, finds it at ground level. Zac moved it off to Motlop, who missed from 25 on the snap. (Q1 7:01)
The Pies swing it from coast to coast, allowing White to soccer through the first major of the day from point blank. Cox won it at ground level and allowed the Pies to clear it. (Q1 8:29)
Dangerfield wins it at the coalface, via the Blicavs tap. He flicks it off to Hawkins, who picks out Kersten with a mistimed effort. From the pocket, Shane misses to the near side. (Q1 11:16)
Caddy receives a ripping tackle from Blair, forcing the turnover into the hands of the Pies skipper. Pendlebury whacks it on the boot in the blink of an eye and slots the goal! (Q1 12:27)
Treloar receives at pace via the Crocker handball. Adam struts past the 50 metre arc and through to 40, but misses on the run to the near side. (Q1 14:31)
The Pies stream forward once more, as Crisp and De Goey link up and Jack darts it onto the chest of Fasolo. Alex lines up from 45 on the flank and slots the major! (Q1 15:25)
Fasolo makes it 2 in a row for himself and 4 for the Pies! Crisp goes third man-up and taps it off to Cox. He flicks it further forward and Alex finishes from 20 off the right peg! (Q1 17:32)
Moore and then Blair forced the ball forward as the Pies blitz forward from half back to half forward. Varcoe receives and speeds away from Ruggles, but misses from 20. (Q1 20:46)
Make that 5 in a row for the Pies! Crisp centred to the rampant Treloar. Adam marked, played on and took full advantage of the opportunity with his effort from 40! (Q1 23:57)
Crisp slots another 50 metre bomb as they extend there advantage! Through the middle the Pies flow, and it ends with Jack finishing off his term with that ripping effort! (Q1 26:22)
Crisp hooks it around the body as the Pies force another turnover. Jack found the chest of White just before the QT siren sounds. 25 out, Jesse trots in and has another! (Q1 28:47)
Adams knocks it out of bounds, and the decision is paid for deliberate. Steven Motlop is the recipient, and he slots the pocket kick with a classy banana! (Q2 5:55)
Bartel to Gregson to Menzel as the Cats switch it from the wing, into a position where Daniel can line up the set shot. From the paint of 50, Daniel thumps it through! (Q2 10:13)
Smith produces a brilliant dab pass to Treloar, who again chips it further forward to Pendlebury. From 40 on the acute angle, somewhat predictably, Scott slots it! (Q2 11:38)
From the Cats forward 50 stoppage, pressure is applied at the coalface leading to a turnover kick to the eagerly anticipating Ruggles. From 45 on the slight, Tom misses. (Q2 14:02)
Greenwood produces a brilliant gut busting run from half back to half forward, and then provides the link in the chain to find Crocker.Ben lines up from 30 on the slight and goals! (Q2 19:58)
Hawkins wins the one on one battle against Frost at ground level, and then flicks it off to the hard working Duncan. Mitch settles and finishes from 25! (Q2 21:29)
Lang, Guthrie, Selwood, Stanley and then Rhys centred to the unmarked Bartel. From 35 on the slight, Jimmy trots in and misses poorly to the near side. (Q2 24:14)
Cox’s turnover at half back proves decisive, as Caddy received and found Dangerfield with the long bomb. From 35 on the slight, Patrick misses poorly to the crowds roar! (Q2 25:11)
Dangerfield sends it long and allows Menzel to take a quality mark, using his front position to strong effect. From 45 on the sharp angle, Daniel hits the post. (Q2 26:41)
Lang finally opens the scoring for the second half! The Cats again push forward through Hawkins, allowing Kersten to acrobatically bring it to ground level. Lang mops up and goals! (Q3 8:46)
Henderson gives away the free kick for holding the man, with Darcy Moore gleefully accepting the reward. From 25 on the slight, he hooks it poorly for a minor score. (Q3 10:13)
Bartel taps it through the corridor to Mackie. Mackie flicks it off to Selwood who launches long to the Hawkins/Frost matchup. Tom holds his feet and goals from ground level! (Q3 14:44)
Adams to Treloar and back again before Taylor launches to the hot spot. Cox hits the ball at pace and takes the grab ahead of Harry Taylor. From 40 on the flank, Mason goals! (Q3 16:24)
Turnover coming out of defence by Bews, as a brain-fade leads him to be tackled deep in defence. Fasolo spots Pendlebury from the advantage, and Scott goals from 25! (Q3 19:34)
Maynard takes the intercept mark and then undoes his good work in a matter of seconds, picking out Dangerfield with the kick. From 50, directly in front, he misses once more. (Q3 21:21)
De Goey out of the congestion to a speeding Varcoe by hand. Travis receives and settles, but misses another running opportunity to the far side from 40. (Q3 24:02)
Hawkins grabs it off the deck and moves it to Dangerfield by hand. Patrick settles and finds Caddy unmarked by foot, with Josh finishing from 45 on the flank! (Q3 25:41)
Dangerfield darts the pass to Hawkins and Tom takes it out in front of Frost. Within the first minute of this fourth term, Tom slots the major to bring the Cats one kick closer! (Q4 0:51)
Selwood wins it at the coalface and moves it long to the leading Stanley. Rhys takes a strong mark and chips further afield to Motlop. From 40 on the slight, Steven misses. (Q4 2:11)
Duncan booms it long and up the line to the strong marking Kersten. Shane takes and bursts away into forward 50 before flicking it over the top to Stanley. Rhys goals! (Q4 5:03)
Henderson whacks it forward once more and Hawkins takes a tremendous mark opposed to Frost in the one on one. Tom lines up the set shot and hammers it through from 40! (Q4 6:15)
Caddy wins the free and wastes little time in heading long in the Hawkins region. Tom brings it to ground, but Duncan misses the opportunity from deep in the pocket. (Q4 8:20)
The Pies then speed it from coast to coast. Grundy goals out the back as Howe took it on through the corridor and enabled a series of one on one wins! (Q4 9:15)
Moore is allowed a run and jump at the pill, and Darcy pulls down the ripping mark ahead of Henderson and Enright. Darcy lines up from 35 on the slight and splits the middle! (Q4 12:17)
Cox just about finalises the results to the fanatical roar that only the Pies faithful can produce! Treloar moved it out of traffic and sent it to Mason who finished from 40! (Q4 20:10)
Selwood takes another terrific mark in the one on one v Frost. From 30 on the slight, Tom sends through his fourth and keeps the Cats in it! (Q4 22:39)
Duncan turns it over coming out of defence and it allows the Pies to waltz into another open goal! Pendlebury found it, and moved it centrally to De Goey.Jordan finished with ease! (Q4 24:22)
The Cats win it from the centre clearance and Caddy is the one to take advantage. He moves through to 35 on the slight, but manages to whack it into the post. (Q4 25:30)
Sidebottom darts it onto the chest of the leading Grundy who takes it out ahead of Smith. From 25 on the sharp angle, Brodie trots in with less than 2 minutes to play and slots it! (Q4 26:32)
Smith receives the free kick for high contact as the Cats again press forward from the centre stoppage. The former Sun slots the consolation goal from 25 on the slight! (Q4 28:57)
Siren sounds. Game over and the Pies have finally announced what they can produce in season 2016! (Full Time)

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