Blog log from R21 of 2016: Port Adelaide vs Melbourne

Tyson intercepts a short Polec ball from defensive hotspot intended for Wines 45m out in front. He misses. (Q1 2:23)
Boak passes to Wingard near the hotspot for the first goal. (Q1 3:53)
Wines plays on on the HBF and gets smothered, Petracca roves and goes to Bugg 40m out in front. Bugg goals. (Q1 10:57)
Petracca receives from Hunt on the HFF on a fast break from halfback, baulks his way to 45m and sails through another one for Melbourne! (Q1 13:45)
Correction, Brayshaw not Petracca. (Q1 13:45)
Hunt bombs long to a pack at the hotspot, Kent is front and centre to rove, he breaks a tackle and goals from 15m! (Q1 16:10)
Palmer misses from near CHF. (Q1 16:40)
Light but persistent rain is falling. (Q1 20:56)
Garlett dribbles a left foot snap across the face from near the left goalpost into the right one under heavy pressure. (Q1 21:17)
Jetta marks inside CHF and gives off to Vince who sails through another one! Melbourne has continued where they left off last week, they have the jump. (Q1 25:31)
The Dees are already +9 on contested possessions, albeit Port leads hit outs by five. (Q1 25:55)
Gawn stands still and marks despite a late Byrne-Jones challenge 40m out on a slight angle. He misses badly. (Q1 26:27)
Wingard runs down the wing, props and passes to Dixon 45m out on the flank. Dixon shanks it, no score. (Q1 28:10)
Oliver volleys home like a Brazilian from the top of the square after the crumb from a pack 20m out spills wide. (Q2 0:38)
Dixon is pinged a bit unluckily for encroachment on the wing to bring Frost after marking to near the hotspot. He goals as well. (Q2 6:10)
Robbie Gray misses under heavy pressure from 15m after a mad scramble at the top of the Port goalsquare. (Q2 11:07)
The Demons rebound from the last line, Brayshaw is over the back and dribbles through a goal to an empty square from the hotspot. Melbourne are dominating! (Q2 12:18)
Westhoff goes short to Dixon 40m out on a slight angle, he isn’t quick enough to get back and pass so goes back for the set shot… but shanks it OOTF. (Q2 13:23)
Tyson receives from Vandenberg outside a stoppage and screws a nice goal around the corner from 30m on a slight angle. That was a bit too easy. (Q2 17:36)
Sam Gray sets up Polec for a snap across the body from 50m on a slight angle under no pressure… it clears the Dixon pack on the line for a much-needed Power goal. (Q2 20:28)
Ebert has time to measure a long pass to Westhoff at 40m on the flank. The Hoff misses across the face. (Q2 22:26)
Hunt runs free through CHF on a fast break and decides to give to Pedersen who sprays it from 20m under not much pressure. Hmm. (Q2 28:38)
Jetta passes short to Vince at 50m on a slight angle after the Dees work it outside following a contest at the hotspot. Bernie’s kick falls in the square and is cleared. (Q2 29:52)
Krakouer marks on the boundary 20m out and screws through a nice set shot for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 0:50)
Vandenberg misses a quick snap from half forward. (Q3 6:21)
Bugg passes to Kent who draws an obvious free for an arm chop by Boak at 50m on the flank. He kicks OOTF. (Q3 6:57)
Amon feeds Young for a goal from the top of the square. (Q3 9:37)
Hogan misses a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q3 11:03)
Hogan marks a long Pedersen ball 20m out on the flank, and misses that one too. (Q3 12:12)
Krakouer passes short to Polec 45m out on the flank after the Power work through heavy traffic on the wing with quick hands. Polec’s set shot drops and is rushed. (Q3 13:47)
Polec slams through a goal from 40m on the flank after two bounces to lift the Adelaide Oval crowd. (Q3 19:17)
After Oliver forces a turnover on the HBF, Bugg is all on his own at the hotspot for a Kent ball to run into the open goal. (Q3 21:22)
Impey marks a Pittard ball at CHF, turns and hits Sam Gray at 35m on a slight angle. Gray makes no mistake. (Q3 22:43)
Palmer and then Ebert snap OOTF from gettable spots. (Q3 25:36)
Hunt rushes a Westhoff snaps from 30m on the flank that didn’t get much above head height. (Q4 1:11)
Petracca roves on the wing and speeds away from congestion, he gives to Nathan Jones who misses from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 4:16)
Watts marks deep in the pocket 20m out, nothing O’Shea could do there. He threads the needle for an important goal for the Demons. (Q4 5:56)
Gawn works to the front of a pack 30m out on a slight angle and marks a high ball. But he misses again. (Q4 7:51)
Watts passes short to Frost just inside 50m on a slight angle. Frost misses. (Q4 10:06)
Oliver baulks in the pocket and uses good vision to spot Viney 20m out on a slight angle on the opposite side. Viney misses, though. (Q4 11:36)
Impey roves a fumbled footy and gives to Wines to try a checkside from 25m on the flank… it comes off! (Q4 15:58)
Garlett sharks an Ebert handball after a stoppage 30m out on the flank and snaps the sealing goal, albeit none was needed after the Power couldn’t put scoreboard pressure on. (Q4 22:17)
O’Shea touches a Stretch snap from 40m on the line for a behind. (Q4 23:58)
Young roves and goals from half forward to desultory applause. (Q4 25:46)
Bugg misses a sitter from 20m after Pittard coughs it up by hand with a lazy handball in defence. (Q4 28:23)
Garlett gets some more junk with a snap from the pocket in a pack. (Q4 29:21)
Jones roves and goals on the run from 35m on the flank just before the final siren sounds. (Q4 29:57)

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