Blog log from R16 of 2016: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond

Rance turns it over through the corridor, directly at the body of Redpath. Jack flicked it off to a speeding Jong, who missed the opportunity from 40. (Q1 4:08)
Turnovers already proving costly, this time with Cotchin handballing directly into the path of Boyd. Matthew settled and found Bontempelli, although Marcus hits the post from 45. (Q1 5:40)
Suckling slots the first of the game! As the Tigers again attempt to push out of defensive 50, Conca is caught holding the ball. The pill pops out to Matt who goals from 40! (Q1 7:08)
Conca to Edwards as the Tigers move out of traffic via the Roughead fumble. Shane assesses the options and picks out Griffiths, who finishes the set shot from just inside the arc! (Q1 9:53)
Turnovers galore for the Tigers early. Astbury spots up Smith coming out of D50, and the ball ends up in the hands of Redpath who finishes with a classy effort from 25! (Q1 10:39)
Cotchin kicks the goal of this young match! Out of the stoppage, McBean hands it off to his captain. Trent powers goalward and slams it through from outside 50! (Q1 16:54)
The Bulldogs provided a perfect example of their running ability. From defence they flung the ball forward, allowing Smith to receive out the back and finish from close range! (Q1 21:39)
The Tigers send it long inside 50, as they begin to assert some quality around the contest. Castgna finds it at ground level, and provides a very classy small forward finish! (Q1 27:55)
McBean takes a mark as the Tigers move it forward from the centre stoppage once more. Liam’s set shot misses to the right hand side from 40 on the sharp angle. (Q1 28:57)
Vlastuin turns it over through the stoppage with quick hands, straight into the hands of Hunter. Lachie quickly slams it on the boot with the snap, bouncing through for a minor. (Q2 2:05)
Edwards takes a terrific contested grab as Grimes sent it forward with a lengthy effort. Shane settles and finishes from the acute angle on the left peg snap! (Q2 5:04)
Steven to Daniel to Dickson all by hand as the Dogs salvage a shot from the contest. Tory’s swinging effort misses to the near side from 35 on the sharp angle. (Q2 6:51)
Johannisen was caught unawares as McBean came off the bench to force the intercept. Menadue goes long and finds Riewoldt. From 25, Jack pulls it to the near side. (Q2 9:44)
Riewoldt flies ahead of Morris and takes a terrific chest mark running into traffic. This time Jack makes no error as he sends it through from 40 on the flank! (Q2 12:19)
Suckling taps it on, works into space, receives it back and lets fly, all within a two second timeframe. Unfortunately for the highlight reel lovers, his 60 metre effort misses. (Q2 15:07)
The Tigers swing it out of the stoppage with hands, before Menadue sends it out the back with a precise kick to the eagerly awaiting Lloyd. Sam goals from 30 with the set shot! (Q2 16:30)
Macrae receives the high free against Miles, and then produces a picture perfect delivery to find Bontempelli inside 50. From 45 on the slight angle, Marcus finishes with a major! (Q2 19:20)
Liberatore works it out of congestion with a supercharged handball to Bontempelli. Marcus is unleashed into space, but his running shot misses to the far side from 40. (Q2 22:20)
Grimes turns it over from the kick in, and it proves rather costly. The ball is sent straight back in, and Jong flicks off to Dickson who goals from point blank range! (Q2 22:50)
Martin bursts through the wing and spots up Griffiths on the strong lead, marking above a myriad of opponents. From 45 on the flank, he misses the set shot to the far side. (Q3 2:10)
Ellis off to Markov who finds Rioli through the corridor. Daniel moves it off to Deledio and back to Brandon, where the move begun, with the winger finishing from outside 50! (Q3 5:36)
The Tigers again find holes through the Dogs pressure, with Hunt producing the dab pass to find Castagna over the top unmarked. Jason goes back and sends through his second! (Q3 9:56)
Cotchin spins on a dime and then darts a daisy cutter off the non-preferred to find Riewoldt out on the lead. Jack lines up from the acute angle and misses to the near side. (Q3 13:38)
Once more the Dogs are unable to find the pass out of half back. Its turned over, but Edwards lets them off with an overshot pass which bounces through for a minor score. (Q3 16:13)
Now Martin produces a catastrophic error, taking on one too many, eventually being caught by Stringer. From 35 on the slight, Jake hammers home his first! (Q3 17:57)
Daniel scraps a punt out the back and the race is on. Smith is the first to the pill, but his soccer effort manages to thud into the post from close range. Chance goes begging. (Q3 26:15)
The Dogs swing it forward through the run of Macrae. Johanissen receives out of the congestion, and the classy half back makes no mistake from 35! (Q4 1:15)
Turnovers galore, this time due to the boot of young Jayden Short. Stringer makes the most of it, winning the free kick from the arm chop and then finishing with ease from 35! (Q4 3:19)
Wallis flicks wide to Redpath after Macrae forced it forward under immense tackle pressure. Jack settles and heads for home with the open play shot, but misses from 40. (Q4 6:16)
The Tigers cut the Dogs press up, this time with Riewoldt finding McBean pushing hard out the back. Liam lines up the set shot and sends it through from 35 on the slight angle! (Q4 7:16)
Bontempelli wraps Conca up and the decision is paid his way. Reece then rubs salt in the wounds, giving away the 50 metre penalty. Marcus finishes with ease from 25! (Q4 10:51)
Menadue to Edwards who sells a huge piece of candy deep in the forward pocket and then picks out the hard running Riewoldt. Jack slots it from 15 out and the Tigers lead once more! (Q4 15:10)
The Tigers win yet another centre clearance, heading long to the hot spot. Boyd’s decision to punch rather than mark proves decisive, as Edwards gathers and goals from 25! (Q4 16:17)
Helter skelter football through the middle of Etihad Stadium by the Doggies onballers. Eventually they work it inside 50, where Jong picks out Redpath, allowing Jack to goal! (Q4 19:37)
Centre clearance to the Tigers, score to the Tigers. The pattern occurs once more, but Riewoldt misses the chance from 35 with the hooking effort from 35! (Q4 20:31)
Jong to Biggs by hand and the ex-Swan picks out Stringer on the lead, with the Dogs number 9 hitting the pill at pace. Lining up from 40 on the slight, Jake splits the middle! (Q4 22:38)
Bontempelli runs out of the stoppage with ball in hand, and then provides the picturesque handball to Stringer. Unmarked, Jake rolls in and hammers it through! (Q4 27:57)
Rioli flicks it out to Lloyd, standing wide of the contest. Sam has just enough time to put ball to boot before being mauled, and as such the rushed kick misses. (Q4 29:15)

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