Blog log from W2 of 2017: St Kilda vs Port Adelaide

Riewoldt intercepts the first centre clearance at CHB and releases Roberton with a scything pass to the centre, Roberton’s ball to Membrey produces the first goal from the hotspot. (Q1 1:09)
Steele gives to Armitage after a stoppage for a flying snap from near the boundary 40m out… just narrow. (Q1 3:25)
Geary does a one-two on the boundary on the wing and goes to McCartin on the HFF, his long ball to the square lands on the chest of Membrey who runs into the open goal! (Q1 4:52)
Billings rises in the middle of a pack to mark a long, hard, flat Riewoldt ball to the hotspot without a hand on him. He goals as well, Saints have the jump! (Q1 6:49)
Roberton drops an easy intercept mark at CHB, the crumb falls for Krakouer whose snap under pressure is well across the face. (Q1 8:40)
Lonie beats Powell-Pepper to a ground ball on the HFF, baulks clear with a step and goes very short to McCartin near the boundary 20m out. Paddy hits the post. (Q1 10:31)
Stevens roves a loose ball near the hotspot but rushes his snap around the corner under not much pressure and misses badly. (Q1 13:25)
Young gives to Sam Gray for a snap around the corner from near the hotspot, it’s wide. (Q1 16:28)
A mongrel kick from the wing by Brown lands fortuitously in the guts of Dunstan 50m out on a slight angle. Dunstan misses. (Q1 19:34)
Gilbert drifts forward to mark in front of a pack 35m out on the flank, but he also misses. (Q1 19:58)
Dunstan feeds Newnes storming past on the HFF for a flying snap from 40m, that is also wide. (Q1 21:30)
Lonie gives to Dunstan who finally gets a snap on line, this one from near the hotspot after a short Port kick in didn’t work. (Q1 21:51)
Membrey roves a smothered snap from the hotspot and snaps his third goal under not much pressure. (Q2 1:03)
The ump sees a holding free to Boak on Steven after a stoppage near the hotspot. Boak goals. (Q2 3:07)
Newnes roves and shoots too quickly from a maelstrom at the hotspot, well wide. (Q2 4:59)
Wingard gives to Wines for a snap off a standing start from 40m on the flank… ugly attempt, way wide. (Q2 5:43)
Kralouer lines up from 30m on the flank after Savage gets into trouble trying to run out of defence and gets caught cold HTB. Krak misses. (Q2 6:11)
Ryder marks on a hard lead up the guts to 40m, but he also misses. (Q2 8:29)
Hickey roves a Riewoldt contest 25m out on the flank but snaps OOTF. (Q2 13:28)
Riewoldt marks this time, leading up the guts to an Armitage pass. He misses. (Q2 14:30)
Ryder marks on the boundary 20m out and delivers a lovely snapped set shot for a goal. (Q2 15:50)
Lonie gives away a free for high contact as he fights for a ground ball with Impey at the Port hotspot. Impey misses a sitter. (Q2 19:01)
Dunstan strips Boak in a tackle in the centre, Saints have the numbers around the ball, Steele goes short back to Dunstan near the hotspot who goals after the HT siren. (Q2 23:25)
Billings marks a Newnes ball near the boundary 30m out and steers through the first goal of the second half. (Q3 1:02)
Eddy marks a Trengove pass 25m out wide on the flank, but his set shot is across the face. (Q3 3:37)
Eddy marks on the lead 50m out on the flank in front of Gilbert. He misses again. (Q3 7:39)
Wingard screws through a quality finish from a set shot from the boundary 25m out, after he intercepts Savage’s short kick in.. (Q3 8:56)
Amon marks 35m out on the flank, on the end of a rare chain of possession by Port through midfield. He goals. (Q3 17:52)
Krakouer passes to Eddy near the boundary 45m out. His set shot falls on the behind line and is punched through. (Q3 20:23)
Wines catches Gilbert HTB on the flank 40m out, he gives to Pittard for a supergoal attempt that is just wide. (Q3 21:17)
Trengove gathers after contesting a throw in near the hotspot and snaps an ugly but straight kick through for his first goal. (Q3 22:38)
Weller passes to the lead of Bruce at 35m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q4 0:44)
Bruce marks again 40m out on the flank, despite the best efforts of Pittard. This set shot is a horrible shank, no score. (Q4 2:48)
But Bruce intercepts again, this time on the boundary 25m out! Of course he kicks the hard one! (Q4 3:10)
Carlisle tries to mark from behind at a pack at the Port hotspot, but the grab is paid to Westhoff in front. The Hoff goals. (Q4 6:48)
Hombsch gathers a loose ball near CHF but his attempt to fend is unsuccessful, Dunstan catches him HTB but misses the free. (Q4 12:49)
Eddy marks on the HFF and pokes a nice pass for Amon to run onto 40m out in front. Amon goals. (Q4 17:29)
Geary just gets to a low Amon snap from near the hotspot to touch it over for a behind. (Q4 22:40)

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