Blog log from P4 of 2017: St Kilda vs Sydney

Franklin receives outside a pack on the HFF, wheels onto his left and hits Robinson with a nice pass to the hotspot. Robinson misses. (Q1 2:04)
Gresham pokes a very short pass from the pocket to 20m on the flank for Bruce to mark and also miss. (Q1 3:52)
Jones receives from Kennedy, runs through the centre and hits Hewett 40m out in front. Hewett’s set shot is off hands for a behind. (Q1 4:34)
Billings marks near the boundary 30m out and tries a centring ball to Riewoldt that doesn’t work. (Q1 6:31)
Franklin misses a ninepointer attempt from outside CHF. (Q1 9:40)
Hayward breaks a Webster tackle and gives to Towers who bounces Home a goal from 30m on the flank, despite a lunging boot by Savage on the line. (Q1 10:49)
Tippett marks 45m out on the flank and booms a lovely set shot over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q1 12:59)
Armitage marks on the behind line and goals with a screwing set shot off his left boot. (Q1 16:15)
Franklin marks 45m out wide on the flank, but on the wrong side for his natural fade. He misses and the ball is rushed. (Q1 19:19)
Bruce leaps over Smith to take a contested grab next to the hotspot, but sprays the set shot. (Q1 23:46)
Jones streams through the centre again and passes to Parker just inside CHF for another goal assist. (Q1 25:17)
Weller roves a Bruce contest 20m out and snaps truly, like a small forward should. (Q1 27:04)
McCartin passes short to Steele 50m out on the flank just before the QT siren. His set shot drops in the square, no score. (Q1 28:48)
Cunningham passes short to the lead of Franklin just inside 50m on a slight angle. Kennedy roves the set shot from a pack in the square and gives to Cunningham for the goal! (Q2 4:25)
Newnes wins a HTB free on Foote in a pack 45m out on the flank, and swings a right-to-left fade for a goal. (Q2 10:57)
Wright marks 40m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 14:42)
A short kick in doesn’t work, but Ross misses the quick snap from the hotspot. (Q2 15:44)
Hewett gives to Franklin outside traffic for a snap that sails through from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 16:55)
Weller flies then roves his own contest and goals from the square. (Q2 19:59)
Franklin breaks a tackle then misses from the HFF. (Q2 21:44)
The Saints get in trouble at defensive hotspot trying to run out of defence, Roberton held on too long and the Swans pounce in numbers, Hayward is the beneficiary for the goal. (Q2 26:59)
Reid marks a Mills ball on the lead outside the hotspot for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 0:28)
Kennedy misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q3 5:12)
Brown drops a mark at CHB, Swans pounce, Robinson is at the top of the square for a grubbing Franklin ball to gather and goal. (Q3 6:27)
Lonie roves a McCartin contest and bananas a goal from the hotspot. (Q3 10:13)
Gresham misses a long snap. (Q3 10:13)
Franklin bounces a supergoal attempt from near the corner of the centre square into the goalpost. (Q3 14:58)
Gresham volleys wide under heavy pressure from the goalsquare. (Q3 17:14)
Hayward gives away 50m on the wing after Webster marks, placing the Saint near the hotspot for a goal. (Q3 18:43)
Gilbert marks a very short Gresham ball at the top of the square for a rare goal. (Q3 25:15)
Riewoldt evens the scores up with a left foot snap from deep in the pocket 20m out. (Q3 26:14)
Cameron marks 45m out near the flank, his set shot looks a little ungainly but it’s straight. (Q3 28:25)
Bruce takes a big contested grab in a wrestle with Grundy 20m out in the pocket, bit of a circus trick that one as they both fell sideways to ground. He misses. (Q4 1:28)
Franklin passes to Hewett 45m out on the flank, his set shot is high, long and strong. (Q4 3:14)
Hannebery gives to Franklin to snap another lovely left foot finish from the HFF, running sideways under tackling pressure. (Q4 4:54)
Hickey clears from the centre bounce to CHF, the crumb falls over the back for Wright to run onto and goal from the hotspot. (Q4 5:32)
Cunningham burns the ball terribly at CHB, many Saints at the fall, McCartin marks 20m out on a slight angle… but sprays it OOTF. (Q4 11:12)
Wright shaves the post with a snap from deep in the pocket. (Q4 14:28)
Membrey converts a long set shot after drawing an arm chop free on Smith, eight minutes left and a kick in it. (Q4 17:25)
Franklin marks on the HFF within range, but turns and centres to Towers who misses from the hotspot. (Q4 18:28)
Franklin marks 40m out on the flank on his preferred left side, but misses as he can’t get the left fade. (Q4 20:46)
Gresham roves and is tackled as he kicks at half forward, the ball drops very short to Dunstan who is paid a dubious mark at the hotspot. He misses. (Q4 23:56)
Cunningham drops a defensive mark in the square, the crumb falls towards Bruce but he fumbles it over the line. (Q4 25:29)

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