Blog log from R20 of 2016: Sydney vs Port Adelaide

The Swans win it from the stoppage, like they had done the first three before that. This time Mitchell flicks it out to the speeding Franklin, who thumps it through from 35! (Q1 2:41)
Rohan sends it long to the mismatch between Towers and Broadbent, with Matthew only able to give away the free due to illegal contact. Dean finishes from 20, directly in front! (Q1 3:53)
Nankervis grabs it at ground level and flicks it off to the unmarked Towers. Dean immediately sends it goalward, with his hooking attempt from 40 bouncing through for a minor. (Q1 7:41)
Papley wins the free kick for high contact against Stewart, hitting the ball at pace and throwing his head back with vigour. The undue shot at goal misses to the near side from 40. (Q1 11:22)
Hewett plays the classic crumber role, waiting front and centre, and then reading it perfectly off the pack. George flicks it wide to Mitchell, who finishes with ease from 30! (Q1 14:57)
Add another to the Swans! From the stoppage, the Swans run it out with ease and Richards is the one to find it at ground level. He handballs to Rohan, who slots it from 40! (Q1 15:57)
The Swans send it forward once more and eventually Heeney is presented with the opportunity. Isaac received from Jack, spun on a sixpence and delivered from 35 on the slight! (Q1 17:27)
Towers powers through the middle of the SCG as the Swans again march toward goal. Dean shoots from well outside the paint of 50, but his shot bounces through for a minor. (Q1 22:23)
Boak turns it over coming out of defence, but manages to whack it straight into the man on the mark. The pill pops Papley’s way, and Tom finishes from close range! (Q1 23:07)
McVeigh powers past the contest and manages to hit the pill at pace, reading it off Heeney’s hands. Jarryd runs to 40 and shoots for home, but misses to the near side. (Q1 27:27)
Stewart gets Heeney late with high contact to the head, giving away a clear free kick to the young star. Isaac lines up directly in front from 30, hooking it to the left. (Q2 4:22)
Mitchell thumps it long to the Franklin/Stewart contest and Lance takes the strong mark after out positioning his opponent. From 35 on the flank, Lance sends it through! (Q2 6:24)
Out of the centre Parker runs, sending a low ball inside 50 which is quickly snaffled by Richards. Xavier settles and finishes from 35 on the run with class! (Q2 7:23)
Wingard drops it into Gray, with Robbie leading Aliir to the bounce of the ball. Robbie grabs the pill turns in one sweeping movement and pulls it through from the sharp angle! (Q2 11:23)
Dixon to Ebert who sends it to the hotspot with a long belter. Gray gets to the ball and flicks it further afield to Butcher. John is fleet of foot but misses the soccer. (Q2 12:56)
The Swans produce a rare turnover as they come out of their defensive half. It falls Young’s way, but his shot from outside 50 bounces through for a minor score. (Q2 13:35)
Mitchell continues the spate of recent turnovers, flicking it directly into the path of Impey. Jarman speeds away but misses the chance from 40 on the sharp angle. (Q2 15:11)
Young sends it directly into the arms of Rampe and Dane makes them pay. He takes it and runs his full measure, before thumping it through from 45 for his first of the year! (Q2 18:08)
McVeigh chips it in short as the physical pressure is applied, but Rohan manages to produce a tremendous diving mark. Gary lines up from 40 on the slight but misses to the right. (Q2 19:48)
Heeney takes the terrific contested grab opposed to Stewart after Parker set it up to the hot spot. Isaac lines up from 45 on the flank and pulls it to the near side. (Q2 23:10)
The ball is thrown amongst a myriad of hands before Towers manages to find a speeding Franklin. Chased closely, Lance is unable to pull his shot back from the pocket. (Q2 26:53)
Young sends it to the top of the goal square and Ah Chee manages to force it to ground level with a strong fly. The pill pops out the back and Butcher finishes from close range! (Q2 28:35)
Wingard grabs the first score of the second half. Opportunistically he sharks a backward handball, but his karate style attempt thuds into the post. (Q3 1:08)
The Swans then move it coast to coast, finishing with Hewett feeding it off to Kennedy after Towers brought it to ground level. Josh punts it through from 20! (Q3 1:43)
Heeney then takes a mark inside 30 as the Swans again rampage away from the contest. Isaac took the somewhat uncontested mark and then finishes from directly in front! (Q3 2:48)
Rohan takes the mark out on the lead, ahead of the trailing Krakouer. Gary lines up from 40 and sends it through as the Swans make it three in two minutes! (Q3 4:28)
Aliir sends it up the centre to Heeney, with Isaac winning his one on one and moving it quickly off to the now, unmarked Hannebery. Daniel shoots from the arc and misses. (Q3 7:08)
Pittard sends it inside 50 and manages to pick out the unmarked Impey, with Jarman taking the relatively simple chest mark. Jarman lines up and finishes from 45! (Q3 8:33)
Richards marks out on the lead as the Swans again assert their dominance around the stoppage. Xavier shoots from directly in front, 40 out, but misses to the left hand side. (Q3 13:10)
Kennedy delivers an utter dart of a pass inside 50, beating the masses and finding Hannebery on the bounce. Daniel gathers and finishes with ease from the pocket shot! (Q3 18:17)
Papley enforces the decision with a terrific tackle, just 45 metres out directly in front of goal. Tom lines up and misses to the right hand side. (Q3 19:52)
Butcher grabs it off the deck and holds his opponent off for the requisite amount of time before flicking it to Ah Chee. Brandon shoots from the arc, but misses to the left. (Q3 25:12)
Long bomb into the Richards/Byre-Jones matchup by McVeigh, and the young Swan is able to hold his feet. Xavier thus kicks a relatively simple goal from the top of the square! (Q3 27:00)
Parker hacks it off the deck from 25 but his attempt only manages to tumble through for a minor score. (Q4 1:19)
Krakouer chips it to Wingard who marks ahead of Mills on the lead. Chad shoots from 45 on the flank and manages to thud his effort into the post. (Q4 2:30)
Sam Gray wins the ball in the contest against Kennedy, and then finds Ah Chee unmarked within the forward 50. Brandon lines up and kicks from 40 on the flank, for a minor score. (Q4 8:30)
Gray dabs it over the top to Krakouer, who marks ahead of the desperately chasing Aliir. Nathan shoots from 45 on the slight angle and sends through the Power’s fourth! (Q4 14:31)
Polec taps in a short delivery to the leading Wingard, who takes the unopposed grab 45 metres out from goal. From the slight angle, Chad misses to the right hand side. (Q4 24:27)

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