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Blog log from R22 of 2016: Port Adelaide vs Adelaide

Blog log for Port Adelaide vs Adelaide, R22 of 2016

Robbie Gray receives out of the stoppage from a rampaging Impey. Robbie wastes little time in setting himself and hooking it through from 35 for the first of the night! (Q1 1:49)
Byrne-Jones belts it through the corridor and finds his target in Impey. Jarman then moves it further afield by foot to Amon. Karl hits the post from 40. (Q1 4:58)
Ebert chips it to the unmarked Schulz, who rises high as Brown powers back to cover, but to no avail. Jay shoots from 25 on the sharp angle to the near side. (Q1 6:11)
Ebert hits the hotspot this time and Palmer is the one to launch himself at the pill, and Jesse takes a terrific contested grab. He finishes it off from 30 out directly in front! (Q1 7:19)
Betts hits the pack at pace and Eddie simply burns off his opponent in Krakouer, pushing the ball forward. He gets to the prime position and sends it through from close range! (Q1 11:04)
Walker takes a screamer at half forward and moves it off quickly, flicking it inside to the runners and eventually ends up in the hands of Lynch. Tom misses from 50 to the left. (Q1 14:16)
Impey produces the play of the day thus far, darting from half back to half forward with three bounces before finding Palmer on the lead. Jesse misses to the near side from 40. (Q1 14:45)
Boak spears it into the leading Young, who marks well ahead of the trailing Talia. Aaron lines up from 30 on the slight angle and nabs the major! (Q1 18:00)
Krakouer turns it over attempting to move it out of defensive 50, but instead falls in the arms of a gleeful Lyons. Jarryd chips it to Betts, who kicks his second from 25! (Q1 24:05)
Laird sends it to the hotspot and McGovern launches ahead of the 8-strong pack, taking a strong contested grab. From 35 on the slight angle, Mitch nails it! (Q1 24:36)
Douglas moves it centrally to Cameron, who again moves it by hand to the powering Jacobs. Sam leads Lobbe a merry dance, but the Crow misses his opportunity from 30. (Q1 27:19)
Douglas, Thompson and then the former Dee launches long to the one on one between Betts and Byrne-Jones. Eddie flies, taking the brilliant contested grab before finishing from 35! (Q1 27:46)
Sam Gray darts the bullet into Young, who marks ahead of Cheney on the hard lead. Aaron kicks from 35 on the flank and splits the middle with 38 seconds left to play in the term. (Q1 29:36)
O’Shea slips his tackle on Lynch, getting Tom high and the decision fairly goes the Crows way. Tom shoots via the set shot from 45 out, directly in front but misses poorly. (Q2 1:14)
McGovern plays the role of crumber, getting to the foot of the drop zone and scooping up the chance. Mitch immediately shoots from the pocket but misses to the near side. (Q2 1:47)
Walker launches himself at the pill, marking ahead of the unaware Pittard. Incredibly, Taylor plays on and misses the opportunity from 25 on the slight angle. (Q2 2:49)
Lynch is the next to launch himself at the ball as the Crows continue with the repeat forward 50 entries. Tom gets it at ground level but his snap from the pocket misses. (Q2 4:40)
Betts has a huge chance for his fourth of the game, getting to the crumbs after another forward 50 entry goes his sides way. Eddie turns and snaps from 25, but hits the post. (Q2 11:07)
Walker misses another big opportunity from 35 on the slight. He had received the free kick after his direct opponent in Clurey had illegally held in the marking contest. (Q2 16:36)
O’Shea turns it over coming out of defence, enabling Crouch to pick it up and move it to Atkins. Rory chips it to the leading Lynch and Tom sends it through from 45 on the slight! (Q2 18:25)
Lyons takes a courageous mark, hitting the pack at pace before flicking it off to Sloane. Rory flicked it further afield to Betts, who predictably finishes from 40 on the angle! (Q2 21:05)
Jacobs takes the intercept mark on the wing and moves it quickly in board to the runner in Thompson. Scott assesses the options and finds McGovern, who goals from 40! (Q2 23:45)
Broadbent attempts the quick hack out of defence, but again a Power defender manages to put it in the arms of a counterpart. From 55, Charlie Cameron misses to the near side. (Q2 25:50)
Cameron to Crouch by hand before Matt chips it to the leading McGovern, who marks unattended. Mitch kicks from 45 on the flank and misses to the near side via the set shot. (Q2 28:06)
The Power have a rare foray forward and it’s Neade who wins the free kick after being held without the ball by Hartigan. Jake kicks from 35 on the flank and finishes truly! (Q2 30:46)
Neade attempts the dart into Palmer, but overhits it and it bounces through for a minor score. (Q2 32:47)
Impey finds Westhoff after a very dubious free kick was paid Pittard’s way. Justin chips it over to Young, who finishes from point blank range! (Q2 35:31)
Half time at the Adelaide Oval with the Power desperate to make this a match as the Crows threaten to push away. (Half Time)
Thompson, Cameron and then Walker as the Crows utilise it from the wing into the forward 50, allowing Taylor to mark on the lead. He slots it from 45 on the slight! (Q3 3:51)
Palmer launches to the hotspot after receiving via the boot of Ebert. Westhoff throws himself at the pill and takes the grab. He goes back and finishes from 25 out! (Q3 5:51)
Bryne-Jones kicks it directly to Brown, and then Impey gives away the 50 metre penalty to add salt to the wound. Luke slots the shot from 45 on the flank! (Q3 9:16)
Westhoff receives out of the congestion and had Young unopposed in the goal square but decided to take it on himself. Justin missed the chance from 25. (Q3 9:51)
Polec is the next to receive outside of congestion, and the former Lion produces his trademark play. Jared bolts his full length and sends it through from well outside 50! (Q3 11:57)
Sloane to Jenkins as the Crows have their turn to belt up the corridor. That they do, but Josh misses misses his chance from 55 to the right hand side. (Q3 13:50)
The Crows move it forward as the Power defence get desperate. Lynch taps it to the back but Robbie Gray has the chance to rush and misses the pill. Tom soccers through on the line! (Q3 16:47)
Sloane gives away the 50 metre penalty for late contact to the face of Ebert in the marking contest. Brad is unable to take the kick and Toumpas finishes from 35! (Q3 19:57)
Jenkins marks in the one on one contest between him and Clurey before Jackson gives away a 50 metre penalty for abuse. Josh slots it from point blank range! (Q3 23:07)
Westhoff takes the intercept mark after Laird produces the terrible turnover within defensive 50. Justin shoots from 35 on the flank and misses to the near side. (Q3 23:55)
Wines bounces it ahead of the leading Gray. Robbie grabs it, shrugs off Brown and produces the dream finish from the forward pocket with the right peg snap! (Q3 27:18)
Boak provides the strong smother, keeping the ball inside the Powers fifty. The pill pops the way of Neade, who rolls it under the diving Laird and through from 25! (Q3 28:59)
Polec launches to the Brown/Gray contest and Robbie finds the pill out the back. He’s tackled just as he gathers and can only tap it through for a minor. (Q3 30:04)
Gray out of the stoppage to his captain in Boak. Travis receives and snaps in one fluid motion, slamming it through post high from 35! Power now just one point down! (Q3 31:44)
Thompson marks on the wing and Boak immediately crosses the mark, gifting a simple and silly 50 metre penalty. From 35 on the slight angle, Scott misses to the left hand side. (Q4 2:37)
Betts moves it quickly to the top of the square and Jenkins takes the contested mark against Pittard. Josh lines up and hammers it home from point blank range! (Q4 3:46)
Impey uses his body to get to the pill first, flicking it off to Westhoff who then feeds it off to Schulz. Jay throws it on the boot with immediacy, but misses to the left. (Q4 4:48)
Betts leads Krakouer a merry dance, taking the strong mark as Nathan attempted to pressure to the best of his abilities. Eddie shoots from 45, boundary side and misses. (Q4 5:29)
Crouch, Douglas and finally Jenkins as Richard darted one onto his teammates chest. Josh kicks from 55 on the flank and misses to the far side. (Q4 6:40)
Walker grabs it off the deck, spins for home and slams it on the right peg in trademark fashion. For a moment it appears to be sailing home, but alas it’s a minor score. (Q4 13:27)
Douglas chips it to Mackay who marks ahead of the attempted spoiler in Toumpas. David lines up from 35 on the flank and misses to the near side. (Q4 14:22)
Amon reads it off the hands of Young, as Schulz sent the Power forward with the 50 metre entry. Karl hammers it on the boot, but could only dribble it through for a minor from 30. (Q4 16:20)
Toumpas turns it over through the corridor, flicking it into traffic and the ball popped the way of McGovern. Mitch gathered and hammers home from 45 on the slight! (Q4 22:08)
Amon grabs the quick reply! The Power move forward through Ebert and Karl played the role of crumber, spinning in and out of traffic before snapping truly from 35! (Q4 23:08)
Gray to Westhoff who hoofs it inside forward 50. Amon plays a vital role once more, this time finding it and chipping it back to Broadbent. Matt misses the acute shot from 40. (Q4 24:38)
Sloane sets it to the top of the square with a punt. Walker flies and no one goes with him, allowing Taylor the uncontested grab. Taylor slots it from 20 on the slight angle! (Q4 26:20)
Boak receives from Pittard and moves it off to Broadbent out of the stoppage. Matt receives and hammers it through from 55! (Q4 27:48)
The Crows move it long to the hot spot. Eddie gathers, boundary side and in matter of moments manages to float it through from the mission impossible angle! (Q4 29:38)

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