Blog log from R11 of 2016: Western Bulldogs vs West Coast

Bontempelli marks 60m out, hits the hotspot where Redpath drifts in to take a nice overhead mark. His set shot is good as the Dogs get the first goal.
Nice ball movement from WC as it comes to Cripps at the 50m mark and he spots Yeo who is waiting on his own in the goalsquare. Goal.
WC win it out of the middle, Gaff scraps a kick forward, Lycett spills the mark but Hill is there to crumb and snap a goal from 25m out.
High ball into Redpath in the goalsquare, he pushes Cole in the back but gets away with it as he marks and goals.
Hurn kicks long to a one on one where LeCras protects the space well and outmarks Williams. He goes back from 35m out directly in front and kicks truly. (Q1 9:38)
Darling roves a F50 contest, releases Redden with a handball and Redden misses a sitter as he tries to dribble a goal through. (Q1 15:55)
Darling handballs backwards to Shuey who snaps at goal from 30m out but misses to the near side. (Q1 19:48)
Dahlhaus marks 45m out, hands to McLean on the run and McLean misses to the left. (Q1 23:09)
Dickson steps around a couple of Eagles, shows great composure and spots Dunkley 40m from goal directly in front. Dunkley goals. (Q1 25:55)
Butler penalised for deliberate out of bounds deep in the pocket. Stringer takes the free and bends it perfectly for a great goal. (Q2 0:55)
Butler caught in a mismatch with Redpath and gives away a holding free kick. Redpath from 40m out misses to the right. (Q2 3:10)
WC win it out of the middle and release Masten on the wing who hits Darling on the lead 45m out on a 45 degree angle. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q2 5:22)
Roughead marks 60m out and finds Liberatore on the lead 45m out directly in front. Libba goes back and launches a nice long goal. (Q2 11:23)
Nicely weighted kick from Biggs finds Redpath on the lead 40m out directly in front. He misses to the right with the set shot. (Q2 12:10)
WC win it out of the middle via Naitanui, they get it forward quickly and it comes to Yeo who kicks a goal from point blank range. (Half Time)
Brillant soccer from Masten releases Cripps who finds LeCras on his own in the pocket. LeCras’ set shot is good. (Q3 12:17)
High ball into the Dogs’ forward line and somehow it lands with Hunter as Gaff and Hurn badly misjudged the flight. Hunter’s set shot from 35m out on a tight angle is good. (Q3 14:52)
The Dogs force a turnover, it comes to Dickson and he gets it on quickly to Picken who marks at the top of the square. Goal. (Q3 18:07)
Williams caught holding the ball by Yeo 30m out on a slight angle. Yeo’s kick for goal was never online and misses to the right. (Q3 20:22)
Dickson kicks to the hotspot and Campbell runs and jumps to take it at its highest point. He goes back from 25m out directly in front and goals. (Q3 22:38)
Shuey running through the middle tries to hit Kennedy on the lead but overcooks the kick and fortunately finds Josh Hill instead. He goals from 45m out directly in front. (Q3 25:40)
LeCras tries to snap a low ball at goal from the pocket but it misses to the left. (Q4 4:00)
Wallis with time and space in the middle of the ground spots Bontempelli who drifted forward to 45m from goal. His set shot misses to the left. (Q4 5:09)
Boyd on the edge of the 50 chips a barely 15m pass to Dickson who marks 35m from goal on a 45 degree angle. He misses to the right. (Q4 6:10)
Campbell wins a free after Yeo pushed him out of a marking contest 45m from goal. Campbell loads up from 50m and kicks a great long goal. (Q4 9:51)
Darling in the forward 50 fends of Suckling and finds Duggan 20m from goal directly in front. Duggan misses to the right. (Q4 9:51)
Suckling loads up from 55m out but misses to the right. (Q4 13:39)
Hutchings has a ping from 50m out, it’s initially offline but a fortuitous bounce sees it sneak through. (Q4 15:43)
Long ball into the WC forward line and Kennedy outstretches Roberts to mark 20m from goal. He kicks truly to put WC within 9 points with 6 minutes remaining. (Q4 16:51)
Darling hands to a running Masten who goals on the run from 45m out. WC within 3 points with 5 minutes remaining. (Q4 19:14)
Liberatore breaks a tackle, kicks around the body and goals with a snap from 30m out. His third for the day. (Q4 21:21)
1 minute remaining, Dogs by 9 (Q4 25:42)
Long kick for goal from LeCras misses to the left and with 23 seconds remaining the task is too great for the Eagles. (Q4 27:47)
Siren. Dogs win by 8 points. (Q4 27:47)

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