Blog log from R2 of 2017: Richmond vs Collingwood

Butler gives to Cotchin inside a big pack after a marking contest 35m out on the flank, he tries a snap off a step and it falls inside the left goalpost! (Q1 1:32)
Astbury is pinged for deliberate OOB near the behind post. Crisp takes the free but misses. (Q1 3:06)
Treloar runs away from a stoppage on the wing, his ball to Hoskin-Elliott is a little long but WHE mops up and gives to Broomhead who snaps truly around the corner at the hotspot. (Q1 4:52)
Martin breaks a tackle in the pocket and gives inside to Caddy whose snap is off Prestia’s hands into the post. (Q1 7:20)
Sidebottom rams a snap from near the hotspot into the goalpost. (Q1 8:37)
Moore marks a Hoskin-Elliott ball from the HFF over Vlaustin at the hotspot with his man Astbury trailing badly. He misses. (Q1 9:37)
White is claimed in a double tackle after a stoppage deep in the pocket 20m out. Titch Edwards misses everything. (Q1 12:17)
Lennon intercepts a rebound kick to the HFF and goes inside for Edwards 35m out on the flank. Titch misses again. (Q1 13:21)
Edwards finally snaps the goal after a stoppage at mid-range. Pies punished for not being able to clear half back for five minutes. (Q1 14:38)
Treloar picks up a loose ball and plays on to advantage after a free behind the centre, Pies have the overlap, White runs to 35m on a slight angle and bounces through a goal. (Q1 17:02)
Cotchin smothers Schade at half forward, butters up and gives to Butler who snaps around the corner from 40m on a slight angle… wide. (Q1 17:55)
Moore marks falling back just inside CHF from a Phillips ball on a fast break, not much Astbury could do there. He shanks it again, not even a score. (Q1 23:52)
Nankervis intercepts on the HFF with a mark over Fasolo, and bullets a pass to Prestia on the boundary 35m out. Dion doesn’t score. (Q1 26:23)
Schade falls into the back of Prestia after a stoppage 15m out in front to give away an obvious free. But Prestia misses again! (Q1 26:52)
Fasolo marks 45m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 2:59)
White hits the post with a set shot from deep in the pocket. (Q2 4:39)
Cotchin sails through a goal with a snap from CHF after a terrible foot clanger to CHB by Hoskin-Elliott. (Q2 7:34)
Brromhead forces Rance to throw when tackled on the wing, he plays on and finds Aish over the back 40m out on the flank. Aish can’t kick either, another ugly behind. (Q2 11:43)
Fasolo roves a Moore contest to a Hoskin-Elliott ball to the hotspot, but he sprays the snap around the corner too. (Q2 14:16)
Treloar joins the… uh… party by spraying a snap on the run from 40m on the flank. More of a wake for good footy at the moment. (Q2 16:10)
Pendlebury snaps OOTF from what admittedly was a tough spot wide on the HFF. (Q2 19:41)
Moore has to go and chase a long ball from Broomhead to space on the HFF, but on a fast break he has time to steady and goal from 25m with a shepherd by Sidebottom. (Q2 25:10)
Vlaustin baulks around Fasolo on the wing, bounces and goes long to a pack 40m out on the flank… Griffiths takes a big screamer! But he misses. (Q2 26:55)
Collingwood goes coast to coast from the kick in with just seconds to go to HT, Phillips goes to Mayne 20m out on the flank just before the siren. Mayne goals. (Q2 27:42)
White gets a contact free on Astbury at the top of the square, the Tiger fans see the replay and boo but White makes no mistake. (Q3 3:09)
Cotchin taps a crumb in the pocket from a long Butler inside 50 to Ellis who delivers a quality finish from 20m, unusually for this game. (Q3 7:02)
Riewoldt outjudges Goldsack to mark a very high Houli ball to the hotspot on his chest. He goals as well, suddenly it’s a shoot out! (Q3 8:42)
Sidebottom gives to Grundy running to CHF after the next centre bounce, he lowers his eyes but then raises them again and goes himself… and it’s good! (Q3 10:15)
Rance roves a Treloar centre clearance kick to the hotspot, tries a shimmy but can’t escape the tackle of Mayne, HTB free… but another miss. (Q3 11:26)
Crisp gets caught HTB on the wing, play on and it’s a fast break, Cotchin releases Prestia to run to 45m on a slight angle for… another miss. (Q3 12:59)
Nankervis pokes a kick from a ball up at half forward, Rioli is playing in front to mark 35m out on a slight angle. Rioli steers through his first goal. (Q3 15:08)
Treloar is Johnny on the spot for a short White kick to 40m on the flank. He is on fire in this game, and he sails through a nice set shot for a settling goal. (Q3 16:43)
Caddy snaps wide off his left boot from 35m on a slight angle under pressure. (Q3 19:13)
Martin marks a Rioli ball on the HFF, plays on, can’t baulk Goldsack but gets his kick off to the square… Riewoldt marks on his chest and goals. (Q3 20:54)
Martin roves in the pocket and kicks backward, Riewoldt goes with the flight and falls back to mark 30m out on the flank. Li’l Rooey shanks it for a behind. (Q3 23:28)
Lennon chips in to mark a Goldsack rebound kick to 40m on the flank and kicks a big goal, Richmond in the lead now! (Q3 24:28)
Fasolo beats Vlaustin one on one to mark a long Adams ball from the wing to 40m in the corridor. He misses, three behinds for him. (Q3 28:34)
Grundy plays on with everyone else standing still after a free in ruck on the wing, he misses from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 29:28)
Maynard picks up a loose ball on the HFF, runs around the boundary 40m and decides to blaze away… OOTF. (Q3 30:43)
The Tigers rebound up the guts from defensive hotspot after Edwards starts it, Cotchin goes long to Martin in the square who provides the crumb for Caddy to rove and goal. (Q3 31:38)
Ellis snaps around the corner from a pack at the hotspot but it falls into the post. (Q4 0:13)
Houli kicks low and wobbly from the HFF, the ball swerves over the heads of the pack 20m and rolls through for a goal! Lennon got a toe on it before it crossed. (Q4 2:56)
Lennon roves a drop by Ramsay in the centre and goes quickly to Butler 45m out in the corridor. Butler sails it straight through. (Q4 7:12)
Fasolo works Conca off a ground ball in the pocket, mops up and centres to Hoskin-Elliott 20m out on the flank. WHE goals. (Q4 9:56)
Grundy marks a Mayne ball over Vlaustin 50m out on a slight angle. He goes back for the set shot, then tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q4 11:57)
Grigg sails through a pretty set shot from 50m on the flank after getting a free on Maynard at a stoppage, he was blocked after nominating as the ruckman. (Q4 16:08)
Pendlebury takes a one-handed party trick mark over Houli on the wing, turns and finds Hoskin-Elliott deep in the pocket 20m out. WHE goals again, he has had an excellent game. (Q4 16:41)
Martin misses a pressured snap from a pack 35m out on a slight angle. (Q4 18:43)
Houli misses on the run from 40m on the flank. (Q4 19:29)
The Pies rebound up the guts to CHB, Broomhead to Pendlebury to Broomhead to Hoskin-Elliott to run into the open goal! Simples! (Q4 20:10)
Butler gives to Lennon on the HFF, he has a chance but decides to go across goal for Martin who makes him look good with a contested mark in the pocket 25m out, goal Tigers. (Q4 21:43)
Sidebottom releases Treloar after the next centre bounce, the ex-Giant scoots to the paint of 50m on a slight angle and rams through another one! This game has woken up late! (Q4 23:42)
Cotchin catches Crisp HTB just as he is about to shoot near CHF. (Q4 24:41)
Butler gives to Nankervis on the HFF standing still, he baulks Grundy and passes short to Caddy 35m out on the flank. Caddy pushes it right. (Q4 27:42)
Rioli monsters Treloar on a slow advantage-play rebound from the BP to win a HTB free 45m out on a slight angle. But he misses, just. (Q4 28:53)
Tigers by two kicks with 1:19 to play. (Q4 29:25)
Cotchin pumps the ball back in, Martin misses from the pocket, that is the sealer. (Q4 30:02)
Caddy bombs long to the square, Martin roves his own contest to put the cherry on top with his second goal. (Q4 30:53)

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