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Blog log from R16 of 2016: Carlton vs Adelaide

Blog log for Carlton vs Adelaide, R16 of 2016

Jenkins is one out with Plowman on their own in forward 50 on a fast break from halfback, he dominates to mark the long Walker ball, turns and runs into the open goal. (Q1 1:54)
Most of the play in Carlton’s half so far, but nothing that has looked like an opportunity to score for the Blues. (Q1 5:19)
Walker passes to Jenkins on another fast break play after Rowe gets caught HB by Douglas on the wing. Jenkins lines up from 20m on the flank, and misses. (Q1 6:33)
Matt Crouch gives to Atkins who baulks and bounces a snap from 35m on a slight angle into the post under pressure. (Q1 8:20)
Curnow passes short to Armfield near CHF. This is the first attempt at goal for Carlton after nine entries… he kicks truly. (Q1 11:35)
Kerridge tries to fend off but gets swamped on the Crows HFF 45m out. Smith takes the free, but misses. (Q1 14:49)
Tuohy is pinged for a block on Betts off the pack for a Hartigan ball to the hotspot. Eddie goals despite the Blue fans booing their former champ. (Q1 16:13)
Lynch bombs long from the HFF, it drifts wide but Betts marks behind Plowman before crashing into the goal post! He gets up to play on and goal. (Q1 18:04)
Brad Crouch kicks long from a stoppage on the wing, fully 70m out, it bounces behind McGovern and rolls 20m through for a goal! (Q1 20:19)
Simpson passes to Armfield 50m out on a slight angle. He sails through another long, strong diamond for his second goal! What a display of set shot kicking! (Q1 23:49)
Armfield gets a HTB free on Cheney at true CHF. Can Dennis do it three times in a quarter? Yes he can! Superman effort! (Q1 26:50)
Silvagni passes to a diagonal lead by Casboult to the flank 40m out after the first centre bounce of Q2. Levi kicks truly as well, Blues are on the march! (Q2 1:05)
Jacobs gets a very soft ruck free on Kreuzer 25m out on a slight angle, and goals as the long-memoried Blue fans boo again. (Q2 3:26)
Thomas clears with a high kick from a ball in on the HFF to Silvagni who draws a soft free for a hold by Lever 20m out in the pocket, even though both were holding. Silvagni goals. (Q2 7:19)
19 other Blue players get around the son of SOS! (Q2 7:54)
Walker roves a Lynch contest to a Mackay ball at the hotspot, decides against snapping himself after a baulk and gives outside to McGovern who makes no mistake. (Q2 10:09)
Plenty of turnovers by both sides in midfield, the ball eventually flips out to Casboult who shoots a handball to Everitt, he has Armfield for a snap goal from 45m! (Q2 12:28)
Lamb roves a stoppage at the hotspot, breaks a tackle but misses a snap around the corner from 20m. (Q2 13:57)
The Blues get in trouble on the wing with tackle pressure, Walker sails through a snap from 50m out on the flank after a give from Atkins. (Q2 16:09)
Andrew Walker gets a free on Henderson for high contact while spoiling 40m out near the boundary. Walker doesn’t score. (Q2 16:54)
Docherty fumbles in the centre as the Blues play a high defensive line, fast break, Lynch is over the back to mark a Douglas ball and run into the open goal. (Q2 22:54)
Cameron misses a set shot from CHF. (Q2 23:55)
Betts roves a centring ball by Sloane and gives to Jacobs who steers through a snap from the hotspot. (Q2 25:23)
Douglas marks a Lynch ball on the lead in front of Simpson at 45m on a slight angle. He misses. (Q2 27:36)
Casboult gives away a 50m penalty to bring Cheney to 30m on a slight angle, but he kicks like a backman just before the HT siren and misses. (Q2 30:05)
Silvagni soccers into the post from close range. (Q3 5:38)
Jenkins is over the back as he so often is, he marks an Atkins ball from CHF near the square and goals. (Q3 12:42)
Jenkins is again on his own over the back to mark unopposed at the hotspot, but he misses. (Q3 14:57)
McGovern has Lynch over the back on yet another fast break, he marks 15m out on the flank but misses. (Q3 16:32)
Jenkins soccers a loose ball from a stoppage on the HFF< Betts marks 20m out on the flank and goals. (Q3 17:27)
Douglas snaps truly from a stoppage near the hotspot. The Blue resistance is shot. (Q3 25:29)
Cameron passes to Sloane 35m out on the flank after Docherty falls over. He misses. (Q3 28:15)
Casboult bounces through a behind from 60m on the HFF. (Q4 1:42)
Taylor Walker spoils a kick to Wright at the hotspot, but Wright beats Mackay in a ground battle for the crumb to goal from 15m. (Q4 4:00)
Cameron has Jacobs over the back, Kreuzer spoils but has to overcommit, allowing Jacobs to mop up and goal from 20m. (Q4 6:17)
Lyons leaps over Simpson to take a fine mark 30m out on a slight angle for his first goal deep in junk time. (Q4 15:27)
Betts gives a Joe the Goose special to Mackay for a champagne footy goal. (Q4 19:21)

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