Blog log from SF of 2016: Sydney vs Adelaide

Hartigan gets caught HTB by Franklin 50m out on a slight angle, but Buddy’s set shot swings right for the first score of the evening, a behind. (Q1 0:49)
Rohan marks at much the same spot and shows Buddy how it’s done with the first goal. (Q1 2:31)
A chaos ball to the Swan hotspot after Nankervis wins a stoppage in midfield, Hartigan taps it down but straight to Papley who does the rest around the corner off the right. (Q1 6:04)
Douglas has a kick from near CHF touched by Aliir into the goalpost. (Q1 7:03)
McGlynn is front and centre for a Franklin contest on the HFF, he strokes through a lovely finish from 45m near the boundary for another one for the Swans. They have the jump! (Q1 8:19)
Aliir turns the ball over on the wing under pressure, Walker marks 55m out on a slight angle, wheels and goes bang for his first goal! (Q1 9:37)
Heeney gives to Franklin for a snap across the body from the HFF, but Buddy pulls it too much and it’s across the face. (Q1 10:49)
Parker gets the instant reply from a snap from 45m on a slight angle after Heeney lays a nice bump to win a loose footy, starting a handball chain. (Q1 12:14)
McGovern rises over Rampe and Grundy to juggle a mark 45m out on a slight angle. He goals as well, it’s a bit of a shoot out! (Q1 12:59)
Franklin gets a free on Talia for a jumper tug in a marking contest 40m out on a slight angle. Buddy makes no mistake. (Q1 15:00)
After Jack wins a free in midfield for high contact, Mitchell passes to Richards in front of Hartigan in the pocket 20m out. Richards checksides another one for the Swans. (Q1 16:29)
Parker catches Matt Crouch high on the boundary 40m out. Crouch kicks OOTF. (Q1 19:37)
Papley gives to Hannebery at a ball up in the pocket, Hanners misses off the left from 20m in heavy traffic. (Q1 22:17)
Nankervis passes to Franklin leading to 50m on the flank after yet another turnover by the Crows on the rebound. Buddy sails through a trademark swinger for his second goal. (Q1 24:35)
Parker takes on three Crows on the HBF after a stoppage and is pinged for HTB. Thompson takes the free and threads the needle from 45m near the boundary! (Q1 26:36)
Brodie Smith spoils in midfield, butters up and gives to Walker who passes to Thompson 45m out in the corridor. ST kicks OOTF. (Q1 29:06)
Cameron flies in on the HFF to win a big HTB free on Marsh 45m out. Charlie lines up in the last minute before QT… but sits it up and it doesn’t work. (Q1 32:21)
Cameron pumps it back in to the square, the ball is soccered back out but straight to Sloane who hits the post from near the hotspot. (Q1 32:39)
lever catches Parker HTB on the wing, and passes to Betts on the boundary 45m out. Eddie centres to Lynch 40m out on the flank. Lynch steers through a quality set shot, goal Crows. (Q2 1:33)
Rohan sharks a Hartigan handball on the HFF, bounces around the boundary but misses from 15m under pressure. (Q2 9:36)
Richards roves a Franklin contest 40m out on a slight angle, baulks clear but kicks OOTF. (Q2 11:52)
The Crows break down in midfield once again, Richards gives to McGlynn who snaps truly from near CHF. (Q2 14:30)
Laird bombs from the wing to the HFF, the ump pays a free off the fall against Grundy for a hold on Walker 20m out on the flank. Tex misses, the Sydney crowd cheers. (Q2 16:08)
Kennedy has Richards all on his own over the back to run into the open goal, with the hobbled Talia well out of picture. (Q2 19:17)
Cameron mows down Grundy on the HFF, then centres to Douglas to juggle a mark 45m out in the corridor. Douglas misses. (Q2 22:22)
Jack marks behind Sloane on the HFF and gives to Kennedy who misses on the lope from 50m. (Q2 23:53)
Franklin stands tall behind Hartigan and juggles a rather hopeful Rohan ball to the hotspot. Buddy boots his third goal. Poor old Adelaide aren’t coming back from here. (Q2 24:57)
A lull as Rohan is stretchered off. (Q2 28:37)
Betts marks a long Brodie Smith ball on the boudnary 20m out and kicks the first goal of Q3. (Q3 5:58)
Lynch feeds McGovern who spins in traffic near the hotspot and snaps another one. Surely not? (Q3 6:23)
Jenkins draws a free for some fairly soft contact by Grundy as they chase a ground ball 40m out on the flank. Jenkins misses badly. (Q3 10:58)
Aliir fumnbles on the wing, Walker pounces and gives to Sloane who bounces a snap from 55m on a slight angle just across the face. (Q3 14:09)
McGlynn passes to Kennedy just inside CHF. His set shot starts on line but veers right for a behind. (Q3 15:38)
The Crows go coast to coast, McGovern roves a Jenkins contest on the HFF but misses Lynch running back to the square, over his head for a behind. (Q3 16:39)
Douglas roves a centring ball by Lynch but misses as he falls over at the hotspot. (Q3 17:28)
The Swans go coast to coast from the kick in, Richards passes to Franklin 50m out on the flank, on his favoured left side. Buddy boots goal number four like you knew he would. (Q3 18:41)
Lyons gives to Cameron who speeds away from a chaser and hoofs through a goal from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 20:43)
McGlynn misses a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 23:56)
Sloane kicks long to Betts one out with Nick Smith, Smith is pinged for a hold 30m out on a slight angle. Eddie steers through another one for Adelaide. (Q3 24:39)
Papley roves a Richards contest to a Parker centre clearance and bounces through a goal from the hotspot to steady the Swans. (Q3 26:24)
Matt Crouch roves on the HFF and gives to Betts who misses across the body from 45m. (Q3 28:19)
Papley converts a set shot from 30m on the flank to make it very difficult for the Crows early in Q4. (Q4 1:22)
Kennedy feeds Richards to run free to CHF and hit the post. (Q4 3:20)
McGlynn converts a set shot from near CHF for his third goal. (Q4 6:39)
Lynch kicks a junk time goal to general disinterest. (Q4 8:40)
Papley mops up the crumb from a Nankervis contest and snaps his fourth goal from close range. (Q4 9:55)
Hannebery joins the party with a snap goal from mid range. It’s a party now, no contest. (Q4 11:40)
Heeney caps off a stellar performance with a mark and goal from the flank. (Q4 14:21)
Betts screws through his third goal from the pocket after the ball bounces off Nick Smith’s boot OOTF 35m out, even he can’t get excited about that one. (Q4 20:08)
Walker marks near CHF and boots another meaningless goal. (Q4 21:01)
Cameron gets some more junk from the HFF. (Q4 21:49)
Mitchell sails through his own piece of garbage from a stoppage in the pocket after yet another clearance by Kennedy. (Q4 24:38)
Walker has a set shot from near CHF touched for a behind by Heeney in the last minute. (Q4 30:20)

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