Blog log from R1 of 2017: Adelaide vs Western Sydney

Johnson open the scoring after five minutes with a miss from a set shot 45m out on the flank. (Q1 7:03)
Greene gets involved with a rebound on the wing then sprints to the opposite HFF to receive 35m out. He misses. (Q1 8:41)
Betts gets a set shot on teh boundary 15m out and finally kicks the first goal, much to the delight of the Home fans. (Q1 10:44)
Ward releases Scully to scoot down the HFF with two bounces, reaches 20m with a man on him and grubbers home… did it shave the goalpost? Score review… (Q1 16:02)
Ruled a goal. (Q1 16:17)
Cameron boots the second Giants goal after roving a rather lazy Hartigan spoil 15m out. (Q1 19:58)
Mackay centres to Cameron at the hotspot after the Crows win the next centre clearance, Menzel also involved in the build up. Cameron hits the post. (Q1 20:48)
Greene takes a strong chest grab in a five man pack in the pocket 20m out, he converts like the All-Australian he is. (Q1 23:20)
Lobb misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q1 25:48)
Douglas gathers a ground ball in the pocket ahead of Adam Kennedy and centres to McGovern on the bounce, he takes a couple of steps to steady from 30m on the flank and goals. (Q1 27:18)
Johnson feeds Scully for a snap off a couple of steps from 40m on a slight angle, it’s good! (Q1 28:00)
Kelly runs free up the wing as he did so often in Q1, he has Lobb over the back to give a Joe the Goose to Cameron on the run. (Q2 1:03)
Cameron leaps on the shoulders of Davis to take a speccy 45m out on a slight angle. But he misses. (Q2 1:45)
Atkins receives on the end of a chain of gives after a stoppage and snaps truly. (Q2 3:54)
Cameron misses a set shot from near CHF. (Q2 5:46)
Charlie, that is. (Q2 5:46)
Atkins is all on his own in the centre on a slow play, McGovern sees him from the wing and hits him with a long ball, Atkins runs through CHF with a bounce and goals. (Q2 7:35)
Johnson passes from the wing to Lobb who draws a contact free on Kelly 35m out on the flank. Lobb runs in crooked but kicks straight. (Q2 9:12)
McGovern marks on the HFF within range but decides to pass across field to Mackay 40m out on a slight angle. Mackay makes no mistake, Crows back in it! (Q2 10:36)
Ward hits the post with a rather laconic snap from the pocket 25m out under not much pressure. (Q2 13:44)
Adelaide goes coast to coast from the kick in, Lynch’s high ball from the wing gives McGovern the sit over Tomlinson at the hotspot to mark… but he misses. (Q2 14:18)
The Crows stuff up what should have been an easy goal with Milera getting smothered at close range, eventually Hampton misses from the hotspot. (Q2 17:23)
Betts chips in to intercept an errant Matthew Kennedy kick to defensive hotspot. But Eddie hits the post. (Q2 17:43)
Griffen rolls a snap into the post from the pocket. (Q2 21:44)
Knight gathers with skill at half forward and gives to Mackay who releases Jenkins for a snap from 40m on the flank… it’s good. (Q2 25:03)
Shaw bombs blindly out of defence but straight to Brown who goes to Smith 40m in front. Smith misses. (Q2 27:00)
Jenkins marks 45m out on the flank just before the HT siren, nothing Davis could do on that lead. He goals to cap off a good run for the Crows. (Q2 29:15)
Jenkins marks just outside 50m on a slight angle, wheels and shoots… just wide. (Q3 1:29)
Charlie Cameron roves a stoppage in the pocket, breaks a tackle and tries a checkside from 20m while off balance… and makes it work! (Q3 2:37)
Sahw beats Betts to spoil a bouncing McGovern snap from the HFF through for a behind. (Q3 5:41)
Betts goes short from the pocket after good work by Lynch on the HFF, Jenkins marks 20m out on the flank and misses. (Q3 7:04)
Otten passes to Betts on the HFF, who passes to Smith 40m out on a slight angle. Smith misses as well. (Q3 8:17)
Devon Smith snaps OOTF from a pack on the HFF. (Q3 10:19)
Menzel marks a Jenkins ball, plays on and drives through a nice snap from 50m on a slight angle after a number of failed rebounds by both sides. (Q3 12:39)
Devon Smith makes no mistake this time with a snap from a stoppage deep in the pocket. (Q3 13:34)
Josh Kelly gives outside a pack on the HFF to Devon Smith who delivers a sensational finish off a step from 55m! (Q3 17:03)
Two Giants spoil Lynch on the HFF but McGovern stays down to rove, he tries a Daicos special from 35m and it curls around on the dribble for a pretty goal! (Q3 18:49)
Knight gets a set shot 45m out on a slight angle and manages to clear the pack on the line for another Crow goal. (Q3 21:00)
McGovern passes to Knight 45m out on a slight angle, he gives to Jenkins who misses. (Q3 23:04)
Charlie Cameron plays on to advantage for yet another Adelaide goal from a mid range snap, this is now a procession. (Q3 23:39)
Sloane gives to Douglas in the pocket, he turns and gurbbers another one from 20m. It’s raining goals at Adelaide Oval! (Q3 25:03)
Matthew Kennedy breaks up the celebrations with a mid range snap of his own, to general disinterest from the locals. (Q3 26:16)
Hampton gives to Douglas in an acre of space at CHF, he has time to dither then make his mind up, and kick the goal. (Q3 27:26)
Brodie Smith dips his glass in the punch bowl with a punching snap from the HFF after a give from Mackay. (Q3 28:44)
Jeremy Cameron snaps his third goal from the pocket after Devon Smith mops up an errant Brown handball and gives wide. (Q3 31:50)
Another handball turnover by Brown on the HBF, this time Devon Smith is the receiver after Scully intercepts, he goals from 40m on the flank, three for Q3 for him! (Q3 33:15)
McGovern misses on the run from CHF. (Q4 3:57)
Menzel turns the ball over in the FP, Giants get a fast break with Greene instrumental on the wing, Johnson has Cameron over the back of Hartigan in the square for the goal. (Q4 5:40)
McGovern gives to Betts for a snap around the corner for a goal from 30m on the flank, credit to Charlie Cameron for starting it on the wing. (Q4 7:42)
Douglas runs in a convoy towards CHF and releases Atkins who goals from 40m. (Q4 11:12)
Davis passes to Johnson at the hotspot who converts, still half the quarter to go but it would be highly unlikely from here. (Q4 14:29)
Talia is pinged for deliberate rushing from 15m out in a contest with Patton. Patton takes the charity goal. (Q4 17:43)
Milera bombs long from outside 50m on a slight angle, pack in the square watch it sail over their heads for another one! (Q4 19:26)
Charlie Cameron sets up Betts to run free down the flank for another one from 35m. (Q4 21:13)
Jenkins marks behind Davis 20m out on a slight angle and kicks what must now be considered a junk time goal. (Q4 22:13)
Knight marks a Milera ball 50m out on a slight angle and goals as well. The goal storm continues. (Q4 24:13)
Betta marks near the hotspot in the last minute. The Eddie chant rings around the stadium, the siren sounds, Eddie kicks his fourth goal, the crowd goes ape droppings! (Q4 26:14)

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