Blog log from R9 of 2016: North Melbourne vs Carlton

High ball in from Curnow, Thomas runs back with the flight, takes the mark and gets a shove from Firrito into the behind post. He takes the kick, improves the angle and goals. (Q1 2:23)
Quick kick from Ziebell 30m out results only in a behind. (Q1 3:59)
Turnover out of Carlton’s defence thanks to Gibbs putting Murphy under Ziebell pressure. Ziebell spoils, recovers and snaps a goal from 35m out. (Q1 4:27)
McKenzie rebounding from defence goes direct through the middle and finds Ben Brown on the chest 40m out directly in front. Goal. (Q1 5:09)
Sumner finds Curnow 45m out who plays on but misses to the right. (Q1 9:31)
Forward 50 stoppage for North and Tuohy gives away a holding free on Thomas 25m out on a slight angle. Goal. (Q1 15:19)
Clearing kick bounces to Gibbs 50m out, he rushes a kick at goal and misses to the left. (Q1 19:59)
Nahas hands to Harvey at half forward, Boomer gets around Simpson, runs to 45 and kicks a nice goal. (Q1 20:58)
Sumner streams down the wing and hits Walker on the lead 35m out. Walker from a fairly tight angle converts the set shot. (Q1 24:58)
Dumont crafts a nice kick from 80m out to find Brown on the lead 30m from goal directly in front. Goal. (Q1 25:43)
Gibbs gives away an off the ball free to Harvey 80m from goal. Harvey finds Petrie who hands to Dumont in space 40m out on the run but his shot for goal misses to the right. (Qtr Time)
Waite jumps early and gets a push in the back from Weitering 25m out on a tight angle. His set shot is good as North are starting to build a big lead. (Q2 3:27)
Gibson is the beneficiary of a deliberate out of bounds decision 45m from goal on the boundary. His set shot just sneaks in for a behind. (Q2 5:03)
Petrie drops a sitter 40m from goal but has time to hand to Ray running through under no pressure and Ray goals from 25m out. (Q2 6:33)
Dal Santo out of the middle with time and space finds Thomas on the lead 35m out on a slight angle. The set shot is a goal. (Q2 7:47)
Nahas marks 60m from goal and Curnow gives away a 50m penalty for entering into the protected zone. Nahas misses an absolute sitter. (Q2 12:18)
MacMillan takes a quick snap at goal from 30m out but misses to the right. (Q2 13:30)
Curnow ducks into a Thomas tackle and is called for holding the ball. Thomas’s set shot from 40m out on a tight angle hits the post. (Q2 14:58)
Murphy breaks away from a stoppage on the wing and finds Jones on the chest with a well weighted kick. Jones from 40m out directly in front misses to the left. (Q2 16:48)
Nice tackle from Sumner as he traps McDonald holding the ball 30m out on a tight angle. The set shot misses to the left. (Q2 18:33)
Atley takes Simpson on deep in defence and Simpsons catches him holding the ball. The set shot from 25m out directly in front is a goal. (Q2 22:57)
Thomas lowers his eyes and finds Ben Brown 35m out on a slight angle. Kicks for goal as the siren sounds and hits the post. (Q2 26:54)
Waite crashes a contest 55m from goal, Harvey roves, runs 10m and goals from 45m out. (Q3 3:37)
Goldstein wins the ball out of the middle, hands to Harvey who hits up Thomas 40m from goal. The set shot from a slight angle misses to the left. (Q3 4:35)
Set shot from Waite falls short and Goldstein marks on the corner of the goalsquare. He goals. (Q3 6:52)
Goldstein wins the ball at ground level in the forward line, steps around Murphy and snaps a great goal. (Q3 8:05)
Jones wins a ground level contest at the 45m mark, takes a few steps to steady and kicks a nice goal. (Q3 16:36)
Atley kicks long to the top of the square where Goldstein is resting forward and gets good separation on Weitering to take the mark. He goals. (Q3 17:31)
Sumner runs down Dal Santo 30m from the Carlton goal. He takes the set shot from a slight angle but misses to the right. Bad miss. (Q3 21:23)
Lamb has a quick snap for goal, it’s touched and looks to be bouncing through for a behind but Gorringe manages to get a foot to it for a goal. (Q3 26:07)
Goldstein’s long kick from the middle ends with Thomas after he outmarks Docherty 40m from goal. The set shot is a goal. (Q3 27:52)
Holding free kick to Jones called on Tarrant 40m out. Jones’s kick as the 3QT siren sounds is a goal. (Q3 30:02)
Ziebell marks in space 45m out. Elects to take the set shot instead of playing on and it proves to be a good decision as he goes back and launches the goal. (Q4 3:01)
Cunnington out of the middle finds Nahas 50m out and Nahas goes back and kicks a nice long goal. (Q4 3:34)
Mullett kicks long and finds Thomas 45m from goal. Thomas plays on but misses to the right. (Q4 6:34)
Goldstein kicks inside 50 and Waite climbs on Matthew Wright to take a big mark 25m from goal. His set shot from a slight angle is good. (Q4 11:04)
Lamb launches from 50m on the run and misses to the right. (Q4 15:19)
Walker marks at 50m, hands to Kerridge who launches on the run and kicks well but just grazes the inside of the goal post. (Q4 16:55)
Byrne takes Nahas high in a marking contest 40m from goal. Nahas’s set shot from directly in front is a goal. (Q4 19:43)
Everitt hands to Gibbs who runs to 50, kicks for goal and misses to the left. (Q4 24:03)

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