Blog log from R7 of 2017: Collingwood vs Carlton

Heavy rain falling before the first bounce.
Murphy passes to the lead of Casboult well in front of Dunn 40m out on a slight angle. Levi hoofs it well left and short, no score. (Q1 3:53)
Graham marks near the intersection of boundary and 50m paint, he sits it up to the top of the square, no score again. (Q1 5:18)
Simpson arrives late after Sidebottom marks behind the centre, 50m penalty puts Rusty near CHF, he goes long but it bounces wide. (Q1 12:05)
Petrevski-Seton is Johnny on the spot for the crumb from a Gibbs strip tackle on Crisp near the hotspot, he grubbers through the first goal. (Q1 13:22)
Graham gets caught high as two Pies tackle him at the hotspot, Gibbs roves and plays on to shoot under not much pressure… but shanks it badly, only a behind. (Q1 20:23)
Graham marks 45m out near the boundary, but hits the post. (Q1 22:04)
Kreuzer gets a free at a stoppage just inside 50m on a slight angle, but also misses. (Q1 23:49)
Pendlebury releases Crisp to run down the wing to the HFF in an acre of space, reach 30m out and shoot under not much pressure… well wide. (Q1 24:36)
Carlton rebounds around the outer wing, looks like it’s going to break down at half forward but Wright sharks an Adams handball and snaps truly from 45m on the flank! (Q1 25:49)
Wright roves a Charlie Curnow contest on the HFF and tries a screwing snap from much the same spot, but he gets a bad bounce and it off breaks just the wrong side of the post. (Q1 26:32)
Kreuzer gives a long handball wide from the hotspot to Simpson who baulks Sidebottom with a sensational step to get on his left, he goals from 40m on a slight angle! (Q1 28:04)
Simpson is pinged for a block on Fasolo for a chaos ball 20m out in front. The Blue fans boo as Fasolo kicks the first Collingwood goal. (Q1 28:48)
Elliott catches Murphy HTB after the Blue skipper is a bit slow running away from a pack at defensive hotspot. He sails through goal number one for him for the afternoon. (Q2 4:06)
Ed Curnow strips Goldsack in a tackle 15m out in front, the ball squirts out to Wright whose quick snap is smothered by Hoskin-Elliott for a behind. (Q2 6:34)
Gibbs passes to Thomas 40m out on a slight angle after good work on the wing by Petrevski-Seton. The Pie fans hoot as Daisy trudges in… then cheer as he shanks, no score. (Q2 8:04)
Goldsack gives to Sidebottom to run through CHF to 40m and… pass to Moore? But Rowe’s spoil is straight to De Goey at the hotspot who kicks it over his head for a goal. (Q2 9:34)
Brromhead roves and tries a Daicos special under extreme pressure from 15m, but it’s nowhere near. (Q2 12:50)
Adams takes a speccy but turns the ball over on the wing by missing Treloar, Petrevski-Seton goes long to the hotspot, Wright roves Goldsack’s drop to kick his second goal. (Q2 14:19)
Treloar bursts away from the next centre bounce but his very long ball from outside CHF bounces into the goalpost. (Q2 15:24)
Petrevski-Seton marks on the lead 40m out on a slight angle and sails through a lovely set shot for his second goal, to cap off a very productive Q2. (Q2 18:35)
Thomas passes to Wright 40m out near the boundary, who kicks OOTF. (Q2 20:50)
Silvagni catches Hoskin-Elliott HTB on the wing, the Blues sweep forward with Wright passing from the pocket for Weitering over the back for the big goal nearing HT! (Q2 26:17)
After Hoskin-Elliott is smothered by Smedts at defensive hotspot, Docherty passes short to Graham 40m out in the corridor. Graham goals, his first. (Q3 3:39)
Greenwood is paid a rather fortunate holding the man free against Simpson deep in the pocket, but doesn’t score with a shank, footy gods smile. (Q3 6:29)
De Goey marks a Reid ball down the flank to 25m for his second goal, after a wrestle with Silvagni. (Q3 7:46)
Casboult gets a ruck free on Grundy on the wing, long ball to a big pack at the hotspot, Charlie Curnow stays down to crumb and roll through a big goal! (Q3 10:38)
Petrevski-Seton rides a tackle after a stoppage in the pocket 20m out and gives behind to Casboult who snaps truly off the left! Blues can do no wrong! (Q3 13:00)
Cox marks and goals from the top of the square from a long bomb by Ramsay, after Smedts is stripped in a tackle on the wing. (Q3 18:30)
Casboult stands tall as the cavalry converges and marks a Simpson ball to 25m out on a slight angle. He sails through another one for the Blues, they are in control. (Q3 22:38)
Gibbs receives from Kreuzer near CHF, bounces off a weak Adams challenge and rams through another one for the rampaging Blues. Carlton is on FIYAH! (Q3 23:21)
And now the rain returns. Everything looking soggy for Collingwood. (Q3 23:21)
Elliott marks 45m out on a slight angle and stops the rot with his second goal. (Q3 24:40)
It’s a tortured build up, but Fasolo manages to find Elliott leading near the hotspot in the last minute before 3QT. Elliott shoots for his third… it’s good. (Q3 31:13)
Petrevski-Seton misses in a pack pack at the hotspot. (Q4 0:28)
Thomas marks on the HFF, baulks the onrushing Goldsack with a right foot step, runs to 20m and sticks it up the remaining Pie fans with a big goal. Let the party begin! (Q4 4:36)
Phillips misses a snap from a pack 30m out on the flank. (Q4 12:58)
Belatedly, Moore marks and goals from the hotspot, after being almost invisible for the rest of the game. (Q4 14:11)
Fasolo marks at the same spot, this time with Moore as the supplier, but fails to repeat the dose. (Q4 17:21)
Elliott gets a free for a hold by Silvagni 20m out on the flank, the Blue fans go aww and then boo, then cheer wildly as Elliott kicks OOTF. (Q4 19:06)

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