Blog log from R17 of 2016: Brisbane vs Western Sydney

Lobb snaps a rolling ball wide from 25m after roving a Patton contest. (Q1 0:31)
Rockliff roves a stoppage at CHF and goes short to Schache at 40m on a slight angle. He goals. (Q1 5:13)
Bewick flips the crumb from a Hipwood contest outside to Rockliff 40m out in front, he tries a snap across the body… the ball rolls on and on and through! (Q1 6:33)
Cameron marks on the HFF on the lead in front of Lester but misses. (Q1 11:19)
Greene misses from a stoppage in the pocket 20m out. (Q1 13:35)
Patfull picks up a loose ball at the hotspot and screws through a rare goal. (Q1 16:02)
Keays missed the tackle that would have prevented that score. (Q1 16:34)
Lobb marks strongly in front of Hammelmann 30m out on the flank, but misses badly. (Q1 19:33)
Rockliff gets swamped in possession in the centre and coughs it up to Shiel, Kennedy has Smith over the back to mark behind Hammelmann in the pocket 15m out, he plays on and goals. (Q1 20:47)
Martin turns the ball over by hand in the centre, Coniglio gives to Smith on the counter, he misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 21:54)
Green catches Mumford HTB and shoots from near CHF, but misses. (Q1 23:44)
Johnson marks a ball intended for Smith at the hotspot, then misses a relatively easy set shot. (Q1 26:04)
Williams passes to Cameron near the behind post, he plays on and screws through a goal. (Q1 26:34)
Mathieson gets a HTB free 10m out after Haynes dives on a loose footy after a stoppage. He goals, his first in senior footy. (Q1 29:00)
Cameron marks over a four-man pack 20m out on a slight angle for his second goal. (Q2 1:32)
Patton sharks a pressured McStay handball at the top of the square, baulks clear and goals with ease. (Q2 7:32)
Green marks on the HFF and gives off to Kelly who sails through a snap from 50m under not much pressure. (Q2 10:10)
After a decent start, Brisbane have fallen away markedly in Q2 and the last couple of goals were completely bruise free. (Q2 10:10)
Hammelmann runs to CHF and kicks up the guts to 20m, Schache flies over Davis, the ump calls play on and he has time enough to turn and goal. (Q2 11:55)
Greene marks a Smith snap near the behind post over William, plays on and goals with no one challenging. (Q2 13:16)
Not much dirt to be found on many pairs of shorts out there. It’s a gentlemanly game. Apart from when Robinson is involved. (Q2 13:39)
Hanley marks an ugly looking Zorko wobbler 40m out on a slight angle. The Irishman makes no mistake. (Q2 15:00)
Lobb juggles a mark in a pack in the pocket, plays on and centres to Kennedy 40m out in the corridor. Kennedy goals. (Q2 18:00)
Cameron marks on the HFF on a fast break, wheels and goes to Greene over the back in the square, he crumbs his own contest and walks into the open goal. (Q2 20:35)
Cameron marks 25m out on the flank and gives a rather iffy handball over the top to Patton, who has to baulk two but does it easily to screw through the goal. (Q2 25:28)
This is the sort of performance from the Lions which can get a coach sacked. They are showing a glaring lack of effort. (Q2 25:47)
Coniglio gives to Smith after the next centre bounce to ram through another one from CHF. (Q2 26:38)
Lobb is over the back for a long Ward ball to the square, gets a shepherd and goals from point blank range. This is way way way WAY too easy. (Q2 28:19)
Johnson marks in the pocket and tries a set shot screwing ball, and curls it through with no problem. The spalps Gabba crowd boos in desultory fashion. (Q2 29:32)
McStay passes to Hipwood 45m out in the corridor on the end of a rebound up the guts from halfback. Hipwood misses wide right. (Q2 31:15)
Schache marks just before the 3QT siren on the lead to 45m on the flank, but just misses. (Q2 33:49)
Williams sprints from halfback after the next centre bounce, gives to Greene who has Ward running forward, snap goal from 40m on the flank. Just a training drill. (Q3 0:45)
Ward gets another chance for a snap from just about the same spot, and repeats the dose. (Q3 3:01)
Scully pulls Zorko down after marking to bring him from centre to the hotspot with a 50m penalty. Zorko misses badly. (Q3 4:17)
Green baulks in midfield and finds Zorko on the HFF 45m out. He goals. (Q3 5:45)
Johnson passes to Cameron to mark in front of McStay 20m out in front, after good work up the ground by Steele. Cameron boots his third goal. (Q3 7:36)
Smith roves after a stoppage at the hotspot and misses off the left boot. (Q3 14:04)
Haynes receives from Smith and bangs through another one for the Giants from 45m in front. (Q3 14:45)
Kelly juggles a mark on his back at CHF and sails through another goal. (Q3 17:01)
Kelly receives from Ward and snaps another goal on the run from long range on the HFF with trademark style. (Q3 20:46)
Rain now sheeting down at the Gabba. (Q3 22:03)
Coniglio goes wide from CHF to Ward in space on the HFF, he waltzes to 35m and puts through another one. It’s a cakewalk. (Q3 22:30)
Reid marks a centring Coniglio ball to the hotspot in front of William, but misses. (Q3 27:01)
Rockliff is over the back for a quick Schache ball 30m out, turns and runs into the open goal. (Q3 27:33)
Hipwood leaps and marks on the lead in front of Davis from a Rockliff ball down the flank to 30m. He kicks truly just before the 3QT siren. (Q3 33:01)
Ward gets a holding free on Green at a ball up at CHF, and kicks OOTF. (Q4 4:22)
Zorko snaps from half forward but the ball skids into the right goalpost. (Q4 5:13)
Reid and Greene miss. It’s deep in garbage time. (Q4 7:22)
Hipwood marks a short Mathieson ball to the top of the square, but sprays a very easy one with a wet ball. (Q4 14:23)
Mathieson has a set shot 40m out on a slight angle, and misses as well. (Q4 15:38)
Haynes is all on his own on the fat side to gather a long Ward ball from the wing across CHF to the opposite flank, and steer through his second goal. (Q4 17:54)
Bewick roves a loose footy 30m out on the flank and tries a checkside off a step, and screws it inside the post for a goal. (Q4 21:36)
Shiel roves on the HFF, baulks between two Lions with a lovely step and finishes with quality from 40m. (Q4 22:21)
Butler catches Greene high near the boundary 45m out. Greene is called to play on, his kick falls on the behind line, Steele fumbles it for a behind. (Q4 24:23)
Zorko mops up an errant Williams ball near CHF, baulks the onrushing Mumford and misses from 40m. (Q4 25:14)
Rockliff misses a mid range snap from half forward in the last minute. (Q4 27:25)
Steele passes to Greene 45m out in front just before the final siren. Greene shanks it, no score. (Q4 28:53)

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