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Blog log from PF of 2016: Geelong vs Sydney

Blog log for Geelong vs Sydney, PF of 2016

Papley goes to ground after roving at the hotspot but has the poise to give to McGlynn flying past, McGlynn screws a snap around the corner off his right for the first goal.
Franklin receives from Papley on the wing and passes to Jack 40m out on a slight angle. Jack hangs his set shot left, only a point. (Q1 2:40)
McGlynn hits the crumb from a long ball to a contest at CHF at full speed, but his snap from 45m bounces well wide. (Q1 5:46)
Franklin marks a short McGlynn ball on the wing, baulks Lonergan on the mark and lowers his eyes for a pass to Tippett 40m out on a slight angle. Tippett goals. (Q1 7:26)
Mitchell baulks out of a phonebox in a pack on the HFF and gives to Parker who snaps truly from 45m… the Swans look like a million dollars… each! (Q1 11:21)
Rohan sharks Dangerfield after the next centre bounce and gives to Jack who passes to Parker 35m out on a slight angle. Parker goals again. This is dangerous for Geelong. (Q1 12:39)
Mitchell bombs from a maelstrom after the next centre bounce to Franklin who monsters Lonergan off the fall and gives to Tippett for another one from the square! (Q1 13:56)
Hewett tumbles through a speculator from the HFF which just clears Bartel and bounces through from the square. Swans can do no wrong! (Q1 20:53)
Parker is pinged for contact on Joel Selwood at a ball-in 20m out on the flank. Jelwood misses badly, the crowd jeers. (Q1 22:47)
Papley stands and marks a mongrel punt by Rohan from the wing to 40m on a slight angle. Papley gives off to Franklin who strokes through a trademark finish. This is over already! (Q1 26:12)
Motlop passes to Caddy leading up the guts to just inside CHF. Caddy tugs it way left. (Q1 27:37)
Blicavs gets a free on the HFF 50m out. His set shot is straight, but falls on the line for Rampe to spoil it back, no score. (Q1 29:43)
Duncan gathers a Dangerfield scrubber on the wing and tries a low percentage snap from 60m on a slight angle to an empty goalface… but bounces well left. (Q1 30:41)
Hawkins marks on the lead near the boundary 35m out just before the QT siren, but misses. (Q1 31:43)
That is about as complete a destroyation of an AFL team as you could hope to see. The Swans were favoured to win this game for a lot of reasons, but not this well! (Qtr Time)
Duncan’s kick to Bartel at CHB is over his head, allowing Rohan to rove and run free to the hotspot for the first goal of Q2. Yep, this one it OVAH! (Q2 1:52)
Joel Selwood catches Nick Smith HTB in midfield and kicks quickly to Hawkins, who leans forward with Grundy draped over him to mark at the hotspot and goal. (Q2 4:12)
McGlynn fumbles the crumb to a Richards contest on the flank 35m out but then pilfers Kolodjashnij’s handball and feeds Richards for a Joe the Goose special. (Q2 7:43)
Motlop misses with a snap across the body from a stoppage 35m out on a slight angle. (Q2 10:32)
Kennedy soccers from the boundary 20m out into the goalpost. (Q2 13:14)
Papley is the next Swan to join the party with a quality snap from the HFF which bounces up on the goal line and through, after sharking an errant handball by Lonergan. (Q2 15:48)
Kennedy gets to a loose ball late and catches Duncan high at true CHF for Geelong. Duncan misses. (Q2 18:18)
Heeney roves a ball up just inside CHF, baulks through heavy traffic but kicks OOTF off his left boot. (Q2 23:36)
Rohan passes to the lead of Franklin 40m out on the flank, the leg rope by Lonergan too long there. Buddy swings it through in trademark fashion. (Q2 25:39)
Bartel gets a handball while flatfooted on the HFF 40m out, he tries a low percentage checkside and somehow swings it through! Fine play by Jimmy. (Q2 28:56)
Dangerfield wins a HTB free on Kennedy in the middle and feeds Bews who hits the post from CHF. (Q3 3:20)
McGlynn catches a dithering Blicavs HTB on the Swans HFF, and passes to Richards on the flank 25m out. Richards just misses. (Q3 5:18)
Naismith chases a long Papley ball to the square, the ball finally sits up for him and he manages to snap over his shoulder from 10m for another one for Sydney. (Q3 7:18)
Two Cats on one in the square for a quick Taylor ball to the square, the ball bounces nicely for Joel Selwood to gather and goal, albeit Stanley held Jones off it. (Q3 9:18)
Caddy roves a Joel Selwood centre clearance to Hawkins at the hotspot and rolls through another one. (Q3 10:03)
Papley wins a HTB free on Bews on the flank 35m out and sails through his second goal. (Q3 14:59)
Taylor marks a Dangerfield ball over Rampe at the hotspot and kicks his first goal. (Q3 16:19)
Bartel soccers wide from 25m on the flank. (Q3 17:43)
Duncan bounces through midfield on a run from CHB and goes long to Taylor 40m out in the corridor, after Rampe slips over. Harry goals again. (Q3 19:34)
Enright catches Papley high in a pack 40m out on a slight angle. Papley steers through his third goal. (Q3 22:52)
Dangerfield snaps truly from a ball in 20m out. (Q3 25:50)
A lot of huffing and puffing by the Cats in Q3, but they’ve only scraped it back to the deficit at QT. Their famed Q4s are not quite that good. (3 Qtr Time)
Stanley marks an Enright ball to 35m on a slight angle, after Jones is pinged for deliberate OOB on the rebound. He goals. (Q4 1:34)
Rohan juggles and marks a high Jack clearance to 25m wide on the flank. He misses. (Q4 4:34)
Enright plays on from the kick in but is stripped in a Papley tackle and concedes a HTB free at the hotspot, Rohan pounces and goals playing on to advantage. (Q4 6:00)
Naismith juggles and marks in front of Guthrie 40m out on the flank, but misses. (Q4 10:20)
Menegola takes the kick from an unlucky OOTF free against Rampe near the behind post. Menegola doesn’t score with a shank. (Q4 11:50)
Bartel passes to the lead of Hawkins 45m out on the flank, who shoots OOTF, to the jeers of the remaining Sydney fans. (Q4 17:55)
Bews hits the post with a running snap from the HFF. (Q4 25:16)
McCarthy misses from the HFF in the last minute. (Q4 26:03)

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