Blog log from R13 of 2016: Western Bulldogs vs Geelong

Hunter roves a stoppage and gives to Macrae to try a checkside from near the behind post, it’s narrow.
McCarthy passes to Blicavs wide on the flank 25m out, he misses. (Q1 2:46)
Redpath turns the ball over by foot on the wing, Dangerfield has Menzel over the back to mark behind Adams 15m out on a slight angle for the first goal. (Q1 3:46)
The Cats run in a wave from a stoppage on the wing, Enright gives to Motlop who runs through CHF but is confronted by Adams, his snap is wide. (Q1 7:20)
Gregson marks on the HFF and goes quickly to the opposite pocket, Menzel wrestles with Biggs and marks falling onto his back 20m out. He kicks goal number two! (Q1 10:10)
Dangerfield drifts across a pack to mark a long Ruggles ball up the guts to 40m out on a slight angle. Dangerfield makes no mistake, Geelong have the jump! (Q1 13:55)
Selwood goals off the left boot from a stoppage in the pocket 20m out. (Q1 18:44)
Selwood clears from the next centre bounce to Murdoch at 50m on a slight angle. Murdoch goes back for the set shot, and doesn’t score. (Q1 19:47)
Menzel centres from the HFF to Gregson at the hotspot after Geelong waltzes away from a stoppage on the wing in great number. Gregson misses. (Q1 21:27)
Boyd delivers a horrid clanger kick under Bartel pressure from the BP straight to Caddy 40m out in front. Caddy makes him pay with a goal. (Q1 22:57)
Stringer picks up a loose ball on the HFF, fends off Taylor and misses from 50m. (Q1 26:17)
Dunkley hits the post with a quick mid range snap. (Q1 27:15)
Suckling wins a HTB free in the centre and passes to Picken just inside CHF. Picken clears the pack on the line for the first Bulldog goal! (Q2 1:04)
Selwood has Menzel over the back on a turnover in midfield by Stringer to mark and run into the open goal for another one! (Q2 5:46)
Stringer wins the footy at the next centre clearance but his bomb from 60m is wide. (Q2 6:17)
Hunter roves a stoppage 45m out on a slight angle, Smith catches him high. He misses. (Q2 10:49)
Dickson snaps into the post near the hotspot after receiving in front of a pack. (Q2 13:39)
Dangerfield beats Daniel in a ground battle on the wing and powers away, he goes long to Hawkins on the HFF who centres to Selwood near the hotspot for another goal. (Q2 14:26)
Roughead picks up a bouncing Macrae ball near CHF, fends a man and shoots wide. (Q2 16:24)
Caddy gives a Joe the Goose special to Motlop on the end of a coast to coast rebound from that kick in. This one is almost over already. (Q2 16:51)
Selwood starts another scoring chain with the next centre clearance, Gregson passes short to Murdoch at 35m on a slight angle. Murdoch kicks truly. (Q2 18:12)
Stanley centres to Motlop 45m out on a slight angle after a clanger by foot by Suckling on the wing. Motlop makes no mistake, it’s a procession by now. (Q2 24:33)
Stanley marks at the hotspot and misses. (Q3 1:10)
McCarthy marks just inside CHF and has Hawkins leading up to 35m on a slight angle. The Tomahawk gets his first shot on goal for the evening and shanks it OOTF. (Q3 3:10)
Suckling runs free to 55m on a slight angle and strokes through a trademark howitzer for a goal. (Q3 4:27)
Dickson marks a short Macrae ball 40m out on the flank after Stringer rides a double tackle and releases. Dickson shanks it, off hands for a behind. (Q3 6:11)
Dunkley marks a Stringer ball next to the behind post on a fast break, and has to go back for the set shot… which he misses completely. (Q3 9:10)
Caddy is pinged for a throw 30m out on the flank, Hunter gets the free but misses, disappointingly. (Q3 10:10)
Stringer gets a free for being manhandled from behind by Taylor 45m out on the flank, but also misses. (Q3 12:10)
Duncan passes to Mackie near the boundary 45m out. Mackie’s set shot drifts across the face and falls for the Dogs to clear. (Q3 13:50)
Bartel picks up a loose ball after a stoppage near the behind post and gives inside to Hawkins who fends off and goals from the square. (Q3 14:57)
Wallis passes to Redpath who draws a free on Ruggles for front on contact 40m out on a slight angle. Redpath, who has been very quiet, kicks truly. (Q3 16:40)
The Dogs handball through heavy pressure in midfield, Jong marks a Daniel ball to 20m out on a slight angle over an outpositioned Henderson. Jong goals. (Q3 20:40)
Wallis intercepts Duncan at 50m on a very slight angle and sails through a goal leading up to 3QT to give the Dogs hope. (Q3 23:56)
Picken picks up a loose ball that looked like it was going out of bounds and snaps from 20m for a miracle goal… but the boundary ump says it was actually OOB! (Q3 25:07)
Gregson roves a long Bartel ball to the HFF and has Hawkins on his own over the back for the Joe the Goose special for the first goal of Q4. That makes it hard for the Dogs! (Q4 0:36)
Picken uses his body on Mackie to buffet himself clear and mark a Daniel ball to the hotspot. He misses, though. (Q4 6:18)
Dangerfield threads the needle with a snap from the boundary from 50m after a stoppage to put the game to bed. (Q4 8:13)
Gregson to Menzel with a Joe the Goose special on the end of a coast to coast rebound from the last line. Definitely deep into junk time now. (Q4 19:44)
Hawkins marks over Roberts in the pocket 20m out and boots goal number three. (Q4 22:19)
Hawkins marks in front of two Dogs at much the same spot as the last set shot, and repeats the dose with a screwing set shot this time. (Q4 25:01)

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