Blog log from R22 of 2016: Carlton vs Melbourne

Buckley marks a Gibbs ball from a stoppage on the HFF to 40m in front for the first goal. And then starts a bit of a blue! (Q1 1:21)
Watts roves at CHF and goes short over Simpson to Vandenberg going back with the flight to the hotspot. Vandenberg misses. (Q1 2:36)
A long ball to Watts in a pack 35m out on the flank bounces high behind to the pocket where Vandenberg has no one on him, he gathers and runs into the open goal. (Q1 4:56)
Wright intercepts a telegraphed Bugg kick across halfback and goes to Everitt 35m out on a slight angle. Andrejs kicks truly. (Q1 6:36)
Gibbs clears from the next centre bounce to the HFF, Wright gets a good bounce to beat Michie with a step and goal from 45m. (Q1 8:21)
Gibbs roves Phillips on the wing and gives back to the ruckman for a quick clearance kick, Kreuzer stands tall next to the hotspot for a contested grab. He misses. (Q1 9:51)
Frost gets caught HTB in the centre by two Blue forwards, releasing Buckley on the play-on to run to CHF and bang through another one! Carlton has the jump! (Q1 12:37)
Vince marks a Simpson inside 50 in relief and plays on but doesn’t realise Graham is lurking nearby, Bernie gets caught HTB! Graham misses from 40m out on a slight angle. (Q1 14:13)
Casboult marks 50m out on the flank but misses. (Q1 15:34)
Hunt speeds away from a lumbering Casboult on a long run through CHF to the hotspot for a red time goal nearing QT. (Q1 25:15)
Cripps misses from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q1 28:48)
Simpson has space and time in the centre circle on a switch play, and passes to Everitt on his own 40m out on the flank just before QT. Andrejs misses as the siren blows. (Q1 30:10)
Curnow receives from Sumner and misses across the body from the hotspot. (Q2 1:28)
Cripps gets a free on Nathan Jones 45m out on a slight angle for HTB after the Demon captain dived on a loose footy. He converts. (Q2 3:56)
Hogan marks on his own on the HFF, plays on with Rowe closing and misses badly from 40m. (Q2 7:33)
Cripps marks at much the same spot as his last set shot, but this time sends it wide. (Q2 8:54)
Cripps clears very short from a stoppage in the pocket, Sumner catches it playing from behind at the top of the square and runs into the open goal! (Q2 10:07)
Hogan has a set shot near the behind post after marking over Plowman, and manages to screw through a checkside for his first goal. (Q2 12:02)
Vandenberg misses badly with a set shot from 40m in front. (Q2 13:59)
Petracca rolls through a behind from a pack 35m out on the flank. (Q2 15:50)
Oliver converts from the square after marking near CHF and getting smashed late in the back by Plowman, obvious 50m penalty. (Q2 17:03)
Docherty tackles Gawn in the Demon goalsquare to win a HTB free and prevent what looked like a certain goal. (Q2 18:08)
Jones marks a Bugg pass 40m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 20:03)
Tyson snaps into the post from 20m hard in the pocket. (Q2 21:05)
Phillips gives to Armfield for a rolled behind from the hotspot. (Q2 21:51)
Graham draws an arm chop free on Vince going for a Jones ball 45m out in the corridor, much to Bernie’s disgust. Graham kicks truly. (Q2 26:03)
Watts beats Rowe to mark a long Gibbs center clearance at the start of Q3. He misses terribly from 20m on a slight angle as rain falls. (Q3 0:26)
Not just raining now, it’s pouring down. (Q3 1:51)
Gibbs gives to Thomas who misses in traffic from near the hotspot. (Q3 2:31)
Watts gives to Bugg for a snap goal from 20m after Weitering is isolated on the last line for Hunt to tap down his handball. (Q3 4:36)
Graham is front and centre for the crumb from a Casboult contest 15m out on the flank, and beats Vince to grubber through an important goal. (Q3 5:35)
Tyson misses a flying snap from 40m on the flank, with options inside on the offing. (Q3 8:06)
The rain has stopped for the moment. Radar shows spotty showers for the rest of the afternoon. (Q3 9:51)
Wright gets a free on Jetta near the boundary 35m out and kicks OOTF. (Q3 11:22)
Kreuzer intercepts a rebound kick on the Blue HFF and sends it back to the hotspot where Jones steams onto the fall to mark unopposed. Jones makes no mistake. (Q3 19:53)
Hogan is over the back for a Kent kick to the square, he gives a Joe the Goose special to Neal-Bullen for the goal. (Q3 22:30)
Buckley bangs through a nice snap from the HFF from fully 55m to an empty square for his third goal, after a fast break from a stoppage on the wing. (Q3 25:49)
Viney catches Curnow HTB on the wing and goes long to the hotspot where Gawn stands tall to mark over Phillips. Max kicks the first goal of Q4, just. (Q4 1:05)
Phillips marks over a big pack 30m out on the flank, with Gawn waiting down. He goals to match the Gawn score. (Q4 3:55)
Hogan marks over Rowe 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 11:41)
Petracca misses a set shot from the hotspot very badly. Melbourne kicking themselves out of it. (Q4 12:31)
Petracca volleys a very difficult snap from near the behind post into the goal post. (Q4 15:59)
Hogan marks 25m out in the pocket and misses across the face. (Q4 19:14)
Graham misses from the pocket, but it’s too late by now. (Q4 22:03)
Petracca snaps OOTF from half forward, the remaining Demon crowd gives the young bloke a bronxie. (Q4 23:18)
Stretch misses with a ping from the HFF in the last minute. (Q4 24:31)

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