Blog log from R15 of 2016: Melbourne vs Adelaide

Lynch roves a Frost fumble and gives to Douglas, who bounces through the first goal from a snap from outside the hotspot.
Hogan gets a slightly soft holding free on Lever after the ball spills from his hands in a tackle 40m out on a slight angle. He kicks truly. (Q1 4:47)
Matt Crouch bombs long to the square from half forward, McGovern roves a fumble by Oscar McDonald and goals from 10m. (Q1 6:17)
Lynch is on his own on the wing in an acre of space to receive from Douglas, bounce to 40m on a slight angle and ram through his first goal. (Q1 11:18)
Gawn turns the ball over after a stoppage on the wing under a tackle, Cameron marks a Smith pass to 40m on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 13:03)
Sloane passes to Walker at 50m on a slight angle, he wheels and goes to the square for Betts but Eddie watches it sail over his head for a goal! (Q1 14:44)
Long ball to the square, two Crows fly against Garlett but they spoil each other and Jeffie pinches the ball from the grasp of Talia for a trademark opportunist goal! (Q1 20:23)
Nathan Jones marks a Matt Jones ball 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 22:48)
Douglas marks a Betts ball on the behind line after Gawn misses a mark on the wing. He goals. (Q1 24:29)
Garlett misses a snap around the corner from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 28:33)
Jetta passes to Hogan just to the left of true CHF, he sits the ball up the square where Jacobs marks… but his short ball is intercepted by Garlett who goals from 20m! (Q2 3:34)
Hogan spins out of trouble on the HFF and goes long to the square where Lever scrags Watts to give away an obvious free and goal. (Q2 4:54)
Garlett misses from the pocket after roving. (Q2 8:41)
Jayden Hunt intercepts on the wing and starts a fast break that ends with a Garlett Joe the Goose special to Kennedy for another one for Melbourne! (Q2 10:25)
Jayden Hunt turns the ball over on the HBF after intercepting a Hartigan ball, McGovern goes long for Lynch who gives a Joe the Goose special to Walker for the goal. (Q2 12:40)
Bets tries to soccer a loose ball from near the behind post through on the end of a fast break, but it rolls across the face and is rushed. (Q2 14:41)
The Demons rebound up the guts from the kick in, Hunt breaks a Jenkins tackle to bounce through CHF and goals from the hotspot! (Q2 15:19)
Cameron snaps wide from the hotspot under Watts pressure. (Q2 17:56)
Jetta intercepts Atkins on the HFF and goes to Garlett at 35m near the boundary. Jeffie steers through a lovely set shot to give Melbourne the lead once again! (Q2 20:42)
Gawn to Tyson for the next centre clearance, Watts roves and runs onto his right boot for a screwing snap from near the hotspot… that’s another goal for the Demons! (Q2 21:56)
Walker marks strongly in front of Frost from a Lyons ball to 25m on the flank, plays on under not much pressure and screws through a goal. (Q2 23:09)
Walker has Betts over the back all on his own to mark and waltz into goal after a rebound started from the HBF around the outer wing. (Q2 25:09)
Walker turns the ball over at halfback, resulting in a mark and goal to Kent from point blank range. (Q2 28:42)
Hogan draws a holding free on Lever and goals at the hotspot in the last minute before half time to extend the Melbourne lead. (Q2 30:57)
Walker has the sit over Tom McDonald for a high ball to the corridor 20m out, he marks easily and kicks goal number three. (Q3 2:03)
Douglas gathers a grubber by Betts near the behind post and centres to Atkins on his own at the hotspot. Atkins goals, Adelaide regains the lead once more. (Q3 2:44)
Betts marks a long Atkins ball behind a pack at the hotspot and runs into another open goal. (Q3 5:08)
Walker kicks from half forward to Cameron one on one with Oscar McDonald at the hotspot, McDonald drops the mark, Cameron roves and goals. (Q3 6:29)
The Crows’ hot start to Q3 is on the back of a number of clearance wins plus even more midfield turnovers by Demons rebounding from defence. (Q3 6:59)
Nathan Jones bounces freely through midfield and passes to Hogan leading to 40m on a slight angle. Hogan goals. (Q3 7:59)
Hunt turns the ball over on the HBF trying to take on a second tackler, Mackay roves and gives to Douglas for his third goal from 35m. (Q3 9:44)
Lever is called to play on after marking 40m out on a slight angle, spins and misses. (Q3 11:47)
Betts roves a stoppage on the HFF but his snap across the body off the right from 40m is rushed for a behind. (Q3 14:58)
Matt Jones passes to Nathan Jones at the hotspot on the end of a fast break. The captain goals. (Q3 18:30)
Sloane kicks to a one on one between Betts and Watts 20m out, Watts spoils but loses his feet to allow Eddie to mop up and run into the open goal. (Q3 22:40)
Tyson gets a 50m penalty on Walker after marking behind the wing and goes low and hard to a pack at the hotspot, Dawes roves and gives over the top for Garlett to run into goal! (Q3 25:00)
Hogan roves a Dawes contest at the hotspot and has Watts behind the pack to turn and run into another open goal! (Q3 26:14)
Jenkins marks at the top of the square and boots his second goal. (Q3 27:02)
The goal assist kick came from Jacobs after receiving back from Lynch at a stoppage in the pocket. (Q3 30:46)
Tyson gathers a bouncing Garlett ball in traffic and gives to Kennedy who misses on the turn off the left boot from the hotspot. (Q4 4:14)
Mackay turns the ball over at halfback, the Dees work around the arc ending with Watts going to Bugg at 45m on a slight angle. Bugg’s set shot is a low shank, rushed. (Q4 6:00)
Cameron converts a set shot from near CHF to kick Adelaide away again. (Q4 11:25)
McGovern clunks a long set shot from Walker from the HFF next to the goalpost, but misses from 5m. (Q4 14:09)
Lyons snaps truly from 40m in front after the Crows force a repeat inside 50 after the kick in. (Q4 15:29)
Hogan marks 35m out on the flank and doesn’t score with an ugly looking shank. (Q4 19:14)
Garlett kicks OOTF from the HFF. Melbourne not making much of a fist of a comeback in the last ten minutes. (Q4 19:46)
Harmes marks a hurried clearance by Brad Crouch from a stoppage in the Dee goalsquare, 40m out on a slight angle. He goals, just. (Q4 22:01)
Three kicks in it, 4:11 to go. Stranger things have happened, and this game has been a shoot out where teams have got big run-ons in short periods. (Q4 23:01)
Walker gives to McGovern to kick the sealing goal from 20m. (Q4 24:59)
Hartigan gets pinged for deliberate rushing from a Garlett snap, Hogan takes the free on the behind line and misses. (Q4 26:17)

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