Blog log from R12 of 2016: St Kilda vs Carlton

Rowe touches a running snap by Steven from 50m on a slight angle through for a point. (Q1 2:48)
Gibbs gives a Joe the Goose special for Walker to run into the open goal for the first of the afternoon, after the Saints dominate the first ten minutes. (Q1 15:21)
Simpson kicks blindly to a pack at CHB, the ball pings in again, Gresham snaps truly from 25m on the flank after roving. (Q1 17:45)
Bruce collars Simpson after marking on the point of the centre square, after a short melee the ump pays a 50m penalty. Simpson goals from 20m out. (Q1 23:00)
Casboult marks a centre clearance from Sumner on the lead 45m out on a slight angle. Levi roosts a lovely set shot for his first of the afternoon! (Q1 24:54)
Membrey marks an Armitage centre clearance on the lead at 35m on the flank, the goal umpire barely moves, his first goal. (Q1 26:31)
Steven roves the next centre clearance and pumps another inside 50, which lands wobbling in the arms of Acres to mark behind Byrne 30m out on a slight angle. He goals as well. (Q1 27:31)
Delaney releases Steven for a gallop through midfield, he goes long to Membrey wide on the flank 30m out to mark just before the QT siren. Membrey sneaks it through! (Q1 29:12)
Casboult takes a strong grab in the middle of a pack at the hotspot from a long ball from the HFF by Thomas. He goals. (Q2 1:00)
Bruce passes to Membrey near the boundary 40m out on the end of a fast rebound down members’ wing. Membrey squeezes it inside the near goalpost for his third! (Q2 3:54)
Walker misses after marking wide on the HFF. (Q2 7:09)
Steven runs down the wing and bombs long to the flank 40m out but gets dumped late by Kerridge, downfield free to Membrey, he misses. (Q2 8:54)
Montagna roves a Bruce contest in a big pack at the hotspot and sails through another goal to the Saints. (Q2 11:09)
Dunstan passes to Hickey on the boundary 35m out who threads the needle to give the big crowd something to cheer for! (Q2 14:04)
Hickey gallops onto a bouncing ball on the HFF and kicks to space in the square on the turn, the first gamer Pierce is first back to gather and goal! (Q2 15:48)
Gorringe marks a long Rowe ball 45m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q2 19:09)
Webster tunnels both Cripps and Lamb 45m out on a slight angle, Lamb gets the free and kicks truly. (Q2 21:25)
Newnes passes to Roberton just inside 50m on the flank just before the HT siren. He doesn’t score. (Q2 29:55)
Steven runs over the wing and goes long to Bruce to mark in front of Weitering just outside the hotspot. Bruce misses. (Q3 4:04)
Steven roves a stoppage on the HFF, runs his full measure to 50m and threads a lovely running snap! (Q3 5:03)
Dunstan marks on the HFF and misses after playing on. (Q3 6:28)
Walker turns the ball over on a fast break to Webster, fast break the other way, Montagna goes long from CHF to the square, Newnes roves and goals! (Q3 7:39)
Steven bombs long from the next centre bounce, Membrey stands tall at the top of the square and outmarks Rowe for his fourth goal! (Q3 8:49)
Dunstan is the next Saint that Hickey sets up to speed away from the centre, this time his long ball clears everyone for a bounced behind. (Q3 9:29)
The Blues can’t rebound past the centre line from the kick in, Weller marks a Roberton ball 20m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 10:49)
Wright marks a Tuohy ball in stride, plays on and goals from 40m on a slight angle after the Blues win a clearance from a ball in on the opposite wing. (Q3 15:49)
Ross gathers a bouncing Steven ball on the HFF, runs to 45m and snaps a rather easy goal behind Simpson. Lucky he did, as he had teammates in better positions. (Q3 18:06)
Thomas gives to Gibbs who snaps off a step from 40m on a slight angle… that is good. (Q3 19:02)
Weller misses a mid range snap after roving. (Q3 21:32)
Sumner passes to Casboult on the HFF who inexplicably tries a pass to no one, but the Blues win it back luckily, Wright intercepts Savage 40m out on a slight angle. He goals. (Q3 23:20)
Steven runs away from the next centre bounce, his long ball drifts to the behind post but Membrey marks and goals, five for him! (Q3 24:45)
Steven gives to Weller after the next centre bounce, he baulks Simpson with a lovely step and runs to CHF to slam through another one for the Saints! (Q3 26:05)
Weller is front and centre for a Bruce contest at 20m in the pocket but kicks OOTF. (Q3 28:18)
Ross releases Steven to run down the flank and kick the first goal of Q4 junk time from 40m. It’s party time for the Saints, break open the champagne footy! (Q4 1:25)
Everitt leads behind Gilbert to mark near the hotspot, but misses badly. (Q4 3:40)
Everitt marks a Docherty ball at half forward and is able to run on and goal from 10m. (Q4 6:45)
Steven marks 45m out on a slight angle on a fast break, and decides not to play on and go back for the set shot instead. He kicks truly. (Q4 8:05)
Walker marks on the behind line behind Montagna and goals. (Q4 11:48)
Gresham marks near the boundary 30m out, baulks Thomas and plays on with a grubber, and bounces it through! That was champagne footy. (Q4 16:46)
Minchington forces a throw out of Gibbs 40m out on the flank after Cripps had delivered a hospital handball. He doesn’t score. (Q4 21:24)
Cripps roves Gorringe at a ball up 20m out, rides a tackle and gives to Casboult for a goal from 5m… to a desultory response from all concerned. (Q4 24:45)
Matthew Wright kicks long to the square, Walker has two on him but Geary holds to give away the free and another garbage time goal. (Q4 27:03)
Everitt hits the post with a long set shot in the last minute. (Q4 29:26)

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