Blog log from R7 of 2017: Port Adelaide vs West Coast

Gaff, Priddis, Hill and LeCras link up from half back to half forward after Hartlett dropped the intercept mark. Mark trots in and goals from 25 as the Eagles get out the back! (Q1 5:49)
Wingard plays the role of assassin, grabbing the ball almost off the mitts of Hurn before spinning on a dime. Chad slots the needle through the haystack from the tight angle! (Q1 9:44)
Wingard plays the role of assassin, grabbing the ball almost off the mitts of Hurn before spinning on a dime. Chad slots the needle through the haystack from the tight angle! (Q1 10:35)
The Eagles enjoy a fantastic start as they win yet another centre stoppage. LeCras receives 45 metres out from goal and manages to throw it on the boot for the major! (Q1 11:53)
Centre stoppages are proving decisive in this match. This time the Power win it and Dixon is the recipient, taking the strong lead up grab. Charlie slots the shot from 35! (Q1 13:08)
Wines finds Wingard on the chest with a low bullet. The kick is less than 15 metres and play on is called. Chad spins on a dime once more and hooks for goal but misses from 35. (Q1 15:38)
Trengove is the recipient of the turnover, flicking in board to Westhoff who finds Boak unopposed. Travis marks and misses his set shot to the far side from the flank region. (Q1 21:04)
Hill toe pokes to Kennedy who flicks wide to LeCras. Mark receives at pace and sends the snap goalward from 40. His shot hooks for a minor score from the slight angle. (Q1 26:07)
Darling takes the reflex catch after Hutchings sent them inside 50. Jack flicks it over the top to LeCras who nabs his third of the quarter from close range! (Q1 29:30)
Wingard again proves decisive in attack for the Power. Grabbing the contested ball he manages to evade and find Trengove with the chip pass. Jackson shoots post siren for a minor. (Q1 32:09)
Wines wins it at the coalface and finds Dixon on the lead. Charlie chips it to Impey who takes the grab inside 40. Jarman splits the middle from the flank region via the set shot! (Q2 2:08)
The Eagles again manage a speedy reply after winning the centre clearance. Vardy attains it at ground level and flicks it off to Kennedy who bounces it through from 45! (Q2 2:38)
Polec receives out of the pack and moves further wide to S.Gray by hand. Sam launches from the sharp angle, 50 out and misses to the near side for a minor score. (Q2 6:25)
The Eagles efficiency within scoring range has been noting short of remarkable.This time Sheed receives by hand after Hill grabbed it out of the pack. Dom slots the chance from 35! (Q2 9:10)
Sam Gray kicks an exceptional goal to gain the speedy reply! Sam receives from Ebert at HF, runs his full measure, takes a bounces, weaves past a couple and finishes truly from 35! (Q2 10:53)
Clurey turns it over with a substandard kick and Sheppard makes them pay by finding Darling unmarked on the lead. Jack shoots from 40 on the flank and misses to the far side. (Q2 15:20)
Mutimer takes the terrific contested mark after Redden sent it to the contest between Pittard and Kurt. The second gamer sends it through from 40 out, directly in front! (Q2 17:25)
Yeo makes the terrible decision of going up one handed, creating the dropped mark that lands perfectly for Impey. Jarman gathers and snaps truly from 40 off the right peg! (Q2 20:09)
Ryder sends the ball forward from the stoppage. The Power link up by hand with Young finding Sam Gray by hand. Sam settles on the regulation snap from 20 but hooks it for a minor. (Q2 20:53)
McGovern turns it over with his rebound 50, allowing Hartlett to hit it at speed. That he does, but Hamish goes for glory from the sharp angle and misses to the near side. (Q2 25:52)
LeCras gets hit high in the attempted tackle by Jonas. Mark flicks it off to Masten as play on is called. Chris settles and snaps it truly from 35 on the slight angle! (Q3 3:41)
The Eagles grab yet another goal from a centre stoppage. The long bomb heads in and Darling is the only one to stay at ground level. The ball pops his way and he goals from 20! (Q3 4:18)
Darling sends through his second in a row! Priddis, Redden and Darling link up through the middle of the ground before Jack settles and goals from 25! (Q3 7:26)
Hill grabs the ball off the deck after Houston and Jonas spoil each other. The ball pops out to Josh who sends it through from 40 on the flank! Efficiency proving decisive! (Q3 10:41)
Kennedy receives deep in the pocket and manages to spin on a dime and dribble it to the goal mouth. The ball bounces through for a minor score. (Q3 11:42)
Powell-Pepper intercepts the pill from the Hurn kick in on the HF flank. He flicks it wide to the classy Wingard but Chad misses from 45 on the sharp angle. (Q3 15:08)
Ryder takes the strong contested mark on the wing and sends the Power forward. Young receives out of the pack and shoots from 40 on the flank. He manages to whack the post. (Q3 17:25)
Pittard sends the ball to the hot spot. Ryder and McGovern fly and Dixon stays on the ground. The ball falls out the back and Charlie sends it through from point blank range! (Q3 19:52)
Dixon darts the pass into the F50 corridor but misses the target. The ball bounces out to Sam Gray who wastes no time in sending it goalward. His shot from 30 misses to the right. (Q3 22:12)
Hombsch looks to move it through the corridor but manages to pick out LeCras inside 50. Mark shoots from directly in front from 55 and he slots his fourth! (Q3 24:26)
Ryder continues his dominant day, this time taking the contested mark inside 50 opposed to Barrass. Patrick shoots from 45 on the flank and the former Bomber splits the middle! (Q3 26:27)
Westhoff dabs it with the shortest of kicks and Powell-Pepper just gets his finger nails under the ball. Sam shoots from outside 50 via the set shot and he misses to the right. (Q3 29:22)
Westhoff turns it over going through the corridor and Yeo is the recipient. He gathers the ground ball and sends it through from 45 on the slight! (Q4 2:00)
Dixon flies for the mark and mops up at ground level, flicking off to Wines. Ollie moves it centrally by hand to Boak. Travis powers away and snaps truly from 25! (Q4 3:19)
Charlie Dixon is playing one of the better matches of his career. Polec finds him on the hard lead, boundary side. He shoots from outside 50 on the sharp angle and goals! (Q4 5:35)
Mitchell and Priddis link up through the resultant stoppage and Matt finds Kennedy on the hard lead. Josh kicks for goal from 30 on the slight and he makes no mistake! (Q4 6:35)
The Eagles have now secured the quick reply out of the stoppage four times this match. The quality stoppage play is proving decisive. (Q4 7:03)
Polec and Dixon link up once more with the ex-Lion finding the ex-Sun on the lead. Charlie shoots from 50 on the flank and he misses to the near side. (Q4 10:20)
Wines takes the strong contested mark from the kick in and immediately releases by hand to the powering Broadbent. Matt unloads from 50 and post review the goal is confirmed! (Q4 11:53)
Mutimer stands tall in the Pittard tackle and manages to find the hard running Sheppard by hand. Brad continues his 150 metre burst and the half back sends it through from 35! (Q4 16:50)
Westhoff takes the strong mark on the hard lead with Barrass trailing via the pass from Young. Justin lines up the set shot from 30 on the flank and he sends it through! (Q4 18:50)
Ryder, S.Gray and Westhoff link up off the HF flank before Justin darts in the picture perfect pass to the hard running Ebert. Brad marks and kicks truly from 20 out! (Q4 22:10)
Kennedy grabs it off the deck and throws it on the boot with immediacy. His shot from 45 on the flank falls the wrong way of the post and through for a minor score. (Q4 23:36)
Houston turns it over on the wing after relentless pressure by the Eagles. Kennedy finds Shuey inside 50 with the pass and from 25 on the sharp angle, Luke misses. (Q4 25:51)
Shuey takes it out of the stoppage and drills it onto the chest of Kennedy. Josh shoots from boundary side, 30 out, and misses to the near side. (Q4 30:21)
The Eagles get up in a tight one! Fantastic match that was fought out to the last seconds. Port had 28 more inside 50s but West Coast found a way. (Full Time)

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