Blog log from R6 of 2017: Carlton vs Sydney

Melee at Swans CHF before the first bounce, free to Carlton, but Laidler rebounds the first inside 50.
Franklin sharks a Petrevski-Seton handball at the hotspot and gives outside to Grundy who misses from 35m. (Q1 0:32)
Ed Curnow runs down the wing and goes to Kreuzer who uses his height to mark easily in front of Heeny 40m out on the flank. But he tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q1 5:32)
Melican spoils Charlie Curnow on the Swans HFF and gives to Jones who rides a tackle to feed Hayward for the first goal from 25m. (Q1 7:21)
Murphy is involved twice in the build up to produce a Petrevski-Seton mark 20m out on the flank. The kick is a bit ugly, but avoids the goalpost for the first Blue major. (Q1 9:30)
Lloyd passes from the midfield to Hewett in the pocket 25m out, who misses. (Q1 18:17)
Silvagni can’t mark a Petrevski-Seton ball to the hotspot, he tries a volley off the left boot that is just wide. (Q1 19:32)
Papley tries to go long on a fast break from the wing, his kick is touched off the boot but falls somewhat luckily for Hannebery to gather and goal from near the hotspot. (Q1 20:32)
Murphy goes long to the square from the HFF, Jack Silvagni gets buffeted by Grundy, the ball lands behind the contest and bounces for a behind. (Q1 22:49)
Casboult roves a big pack 45m out on the flank, runs inside to his right boot for a screwing ball across the body… miss. (Q1 24:00)
The Swans rebound from the last line up the guts with quick ball movement and support run, Hannebery gives to Kennedy who snaps truly from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 25:17)
A succession of fumbles and turnovers by both sides, but Simpson picks up a bouncing ball in the centre and runs to 40m in the corridor for a rare bit of skill, goal. (Q2 4:35)
Franklin boots his first goal from near the boundary line 50m out after roving his own footy, with Silvagni just a step away. (Q2 6:35)
Casboult takes a contested grab 40m out on the flank from a Murphy centre clearance. Levi misses, as he so often does from that distance. (Q2 8:25)
Casboult marks a Weitering ball to a pack at the hotspot, Grundy a step behind on that one. This set shot is on target for his first goal. (Q2 8:37)
Big pack at the Blue hotspot, Swans can’t clear as the Carlton frontal pressure is too good, Petrevski-Seton gives wide to Wright who checksides a goal from 40m on the flank! (Q2 12:58)
Hannebery runs back with the flight to mark 40m out on a slight angle, a ball that was meant for Franklin. He shaves the post. (Q2 13:39)
Casboult leaps in front of two Swans to clunk a Smedts ball near the hotspot. He boots goal number two, Carlton now kicking away! (Q2 16:06)
Jack gives to Franklin near the centre circle, he tries a speculator from 70m which dribbles wide. (Q2 18:08)
After Marchbank is caught HTB on the wing, Hannebery passes to Papley who wheels on the HFF and goals from 45m. Loose by Carlton there, caught in transition. (Q2 20:04)
Carlton get in trouble rebounding on the HBF, Mills passes to Papley in the pocket 25m out. Papley plays on but misses. (Q2 23:33)
Swans go long to a one-on-three at the hotspot, but Heeney is in front and gets a free for a push by Charlie Curnow. He goals. (Q2 25:37)
Jack gives to Heeney who has to snap on the left across the body from 40m in the corridor, it drops in the square and is rushed. (Q2 27:02)
Ed Curnow kicks the first goal of Q3 in the first minute to bring the Blues back within a kick. (Q3 1:24)
Gibbs clears from the next centre bounce, Wright marks 40m out on a slight angle and boots another one. Carlton back in front, only a couple of minutes in! (Q3 1:24)
Mills misses a target by hand in the BP, Petrevski-Seton roves and gives to Casboult who snaps around the corner for his third from 25m on the flank! (Q3 6:52)
Hewett runs free down the flank with a bounce, reaches 25m and shoots across the face, much to the delight of the home Blue fans. (Q3 10:08)
The Blues rebound up the guts, Charlie Curnow clunks a mark in the centre and feeds Simpson for a pass to Smedts 20m out on the flank. Smedts misses. (Q3 11:23)
Wright roves a pack 20m out and rolls through another one for the Blues, they are on FIYAH! (Q3 12:27)
A lull as Rohan is stretchered off. (Q3 13:53)
Wright roves on the HFF, has a look from 40m on the boundary and bounces a ball to the square… it bounces over the pack and through for his fourth goal! Carlton can do no wrong! (Q3 18:43)
Kreuzer to Cripps at the next centre bounce, he passes to Charlie Curnow at 50m on a slight angle, but the younger Curnow misses the lot. (Q3 19:48)
Papley has no one to kick to from the centre, his long ball dribbles to the pocket, Rowe mops up but Papley arrives to catch him HTB! But he misses from 20m. (Q3 20:55)
Parker gives to Cunningham who snaps off a step from 40m on the flank, it’s wide too. (Q3 22:33)
Kennedy beats Murphy at a stoppage 20m out in the pocket but snaps across the face. (Q3 23:23)
Parker has Jones on his own near CHF after the Swans work their way through heavy traffic in the centre, Jones has time to bounce and steady for a goal from the hotspot. (Q3 26:25)
Sinclair marks over Silvagni 40m out on a slight angle, his set shot is perfectly straight, Swans back in touch all of a sudden. (Q3 28:28)
Graham passes to Cripps 50m out on a slight angle after the next centre bounce, who kicks into the man on the mark. (Q3 30:58)
Smedts misses a pressured snap from the pocket. (Q3 32:27)
Hannebery gives to Jack who has only goalface ahead of him 30m out, but he fumbles and gets mown down by Silvagni of all people. Oh, Brandon. (Q4 1:35)
Simpson goes high and hopeful from the HFF to a pack at the hotspot, Cripps leaps in the middle of it to take a big contested grab. He goals. (Q4 2:35)
Weitering’s kick from half forward drops short to the front of the square, Kreuzer is in front to mark and boot a key goal. Swans look like they will lose their sixth in a row. (Q4 5:38)
Weitering centres from one pocket to the other, Wright baulks and gives to Charlie Curnow for another one from 15m. Blues running away with it now! (Q4 10:01)
Rose breaks a tackle and bounces through a behind from 40m out on the flank. (Q4 13:52)
Hayward marks 45m out in the corridor, wastes no time lining up but manages to get his set shot on line anyway. 9:25 left, time enough if good enough. Are the young Swans good? (Q4 15:51)
Smedts gets a free in a pack at the hotspot on Laidler for contact over the shoulder. He goals. (Q4 17:16)
Parker volleys from a stoppage 15m out with a right foot checkside that bounces home, the best bit of individual skill for the day. 7:15 left. (Q4 19:46)
Kreuzer goals again after marking 40m out to seal the deal. (Q4 23:15)
Papley passes to Sinclair leading to 25m on the flank. Sinclair, who has worked manfully today in ruck in the absence of Tippett, misses left. (Q4 26:00)
Papley roves a Sinclair contest and snaps a nice goal from 30m on the flank, no one on or off field gets much excited about it in the last minute. (Q4 29:48)

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