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Blog log from R9 of 2016: Melbourne vs Brisbane

Blog log for Melbourne vs Brisbane, R9 of 2016

Rich clears from the first centre bounce of the game to the hotspot where Freeman outmarks Oscar McDonald and hits the post. (Q1 0:44)
Petracca runs ahead of Rich down members wing and goes long over the Lion zone to Garlett 30m out near the boundary. Jeffie threads the needle. (Q1 2:24)
Kennedy gathers a ground ball on the HFF ahead of Paine, turns and hits Viney near the boundary 40m out, pretty much the same spot as Garlett’s goal. Viney misses. (Q1 5:45)
Vince goes short from the HFF down the line to Kennedy 35m out, a failure in the Lion zone. Kennedy makes no mistake. (Q1 7:24)
Newton roves a Gawn contest at the hotspot and gives outside to Garlett for a miss. (Q1 10:25)
Keays spins and draws a free after a ball up at the hotspot, a tackle that slipped high by Wagner. He goals. (Q1 13:22)
Jones chases Hanley near the behind line, Hanley runs over it and the ump pings him for deliberate rushing. Jones goals. (Q1 18:05)
Viney roves after a stoppage at half forward and gives outside to Petracca for a flying snap from 40m on the flank… narrow. (Q1 19:51)
Harmes misses a long range snap from the flank. Melbourne is dominating most of the play at the moment. (Q1 20:24)
Jones runs away from congestion at halfback and goes long to an open 50 for Harmes to run back with the flight and mark 30m out on a slight angle. He misses, the crowd goes aww. (Q1 23:21)
Lester is over the back of Tom McDonald to run back for a long torpedo clearance from the wing by Zorko, to gather and goal from 20m on the flank. (Q1 24:51)
Merrett gets pinged for deliberate OOB 20m out, he grimaces theatrically but it was there. Hogan screws through another charity goal. (Q1 26:36)
Bugg passes to Hogan who beats Christensen easily to mark 35m out wide on the flank. Hogan hoofs through his second goal in a few minutes. (Q1 28:21)
Schache pushes off Wagner to gather a bouncing ball at 40m in the corridor and snaps around the corner in the one motion… just wide. (Q1 30:37)
Freeman marks strongly from a Rich pass in between two Demons 40m out near the boundary. He misses. (Q2 0:46)
Hogan is over the back for a ball to the pocket, he gives to Kent who feeds Garlett for a goal from 5m despite two Lions getting back to run interference. (Q2 8:42)
The Lions dominate a stoppage on the HFF, Robertson kicks to the square where Freeman marks and goals. (Q2 10:17)
Robertson is out of position and gives away an obvious free to Harmes at the hotspot for front on contact sitting under a Garlett pass. Harmes goals. (Q2 13:27)
Garlett marks a long Newton ball to the HFF, turns and runs towards the square for a Joe the Goose special for Hogan’s third goal. (Q2 16:12)
Bell is pinged for HTB, a bit of a red hot call. Michie lines up from 40m on a slight angle and kicks truly. (Q2 19:03)
Watts has the sit over McStay and takes a speccy at the top of the square from an Oliver centre clearance bomb, and steers through his first goal. (Q2 21:33)
Zorko passes to Bell 40m out on a slight angle after a rare Roys rebound from halfback that didn’t touch a Dee hand. The goal umpire does not move, Bell’s first. (Q2 24:48)
Zroko kicks high from outside a pack at half forward towards the square, it favours Bell to mark near the goal post and kick two in a minute! (Q2 26:10)
Kennedy roves a bouncing Garlett ball at 40m in front, spins and screws a snap… bounces into the goalpost. (Q2 29:48)
Rich releases Taylor for a gallop through the centre, Martin contests the long bomb to the hotspot, Bell is first back to the crumb to run into the open goal. (Q3 1:11)
Petracca is tackled by Lester in a big pack after a stoppage at the hotspot, Zorko challenging as well but he snaps around the corner for a fine goal! (Q3 3:55)
Oh no, but a video review, Zorko is said ot have touched it off the boot, only a behind! (Q3 4:42)
Rich runs through the centre and passes to Martin at half forward, he turns quickly and pokes a pass to Keays to mark just outside the hotspot. Keays runs left and shoots right. (Q3 6:55)
Mathieson gets caught high by Vince in the centre and goes to Freeman who flies over Wagner 35m out on the flank and draws a free for illegal contact. Freeman shanks it OOTF. (Q3 12:26)
Bell intercepts a Wagner handball on the HFF, gathers and centres to West to mark behind Garland at 20m on the opposite flank. West misses badly. (Q3 14:36)
Lester gives to Rich at full pelt running to 55m on a slight angle for a snap… wide. (Q3 16:37)
Hogan is not paid a juggling mark at CHF but has time to think about his options and give to Kennedy who has Newton outside to goal from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 18:21)
Petracca misses a long range snap. (Q3 19:58)
Merrett spoils a quick ball to the square but Hogan chases the crumb and snaps around the corner from 20m for his fourth of the afternoon. (Q3 21:49)
Christensen passes to Martin at 40m wide on the flank. Martin plays on and misses. (Q3 23:43)
Paine marks over Harmes at 45m on a decent angle from a Hanley pass. He also misses badly, nowhere near. (Q3 25:57)
Kent runs down members wing, has Garlett one out near the square but centres for Stretch at the hotspot. Stretch kicks truly. (Q3 27:27)
Bell grubbers to half forward from the first centre bounce of Q4, Taylor chases and picks up for a snap from 40m on a slight angle… wide again. (Q4 0:16)
Lester has space at half forward and has Taylor over the back for a ball to the square for a belated Lions goal. (Q4 4:06)
Oliver goes short to Hogan to mark behind Merrett on the boundary 25m out. He shoots for goal number five… misses. (Q4 8:44)
Oliver catches Merrett HTB in a pack at the hotspot after a stoppage. He misses an easy one. (Q4 10:49)
Hunt takes a contested grab on the lead 30m out on a slight angle. He misses as well. (Q4 11:19)
Jones shoots from outside CHF, the ball falls on the line for Hogan to mark and goal. Five for him! (Q4 13:39)
Taylor spoils a long Garlett ball to Hunt in the square on a fast break, but the Dees have the numbers, Hogan gives back to Hunt for the junk time goal. (Q4 15:46)
Zorko hits the crumb from a Bastinac ball to Schache at full pace and sneaks the snap inside the left goalpost. (Q4 17:01)
Harwood centres from the HFF to Keays at 40m on a slight angle. Keays misses badly once again. (Q4 18:29)
Watts has Harmes over the back for yet another fast break goal on the end of a halfback rebound. Way too easy, it’s a procession through midfield on those plays. (Q4 20:13)
Oliver misses a mid-range snap with some teammates open for a feed. (Q4 20:50)
Garlett kicks from the HFF to the hotspot where four Dees are waiting with one Roo, Viney wins the raffle to mark and run into the open goal. Put your glasses down. (Q4 22:31)
Harmes roves a Hogan contest 20m out and misses. (Q4 25:05)
Lester snaps around Hunt for a garbage time goal in the final four minutes. (Q4 26:50)
Bugg kicks long from the HFF to the square where Harmes is over the back of three Lion defenders to mark unopposed, turn and goal. (Q4 28:34)
Garlett roves a Merrett drop at half forward and misses a snap around the corner from 40m. (Q4 29:39)

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