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Blog log from R8 of 2017: Richmond vs Fremantle

Blog log for Richmond vs Fremantle, R8 of 2017

McIntosh runs down the wing on a switch play started by Short on the other wing, he hits Riewoldt on a hard lead to 40m on the flank with Hamling up his ginger. Li’l Rooey goals. (Q1 1:15)
Crozier gathers a bouncing Mundy ball and snaps before the cavalry arrives from 35m on the flank… bounces wide. (Q1 3:51)
McCarthy runs past a few Tigers on the HFF after a stoppage and gives inside to Bradley Hill who makes no mistake from near the hotspot. (Q1 6:47)
Grigg soccers a behind from a ball in deep in the pocket 20m out. (Q1 8:49)
McCarthy is in front of Astbury to mark a short Mundy ball down the flank to 30m. He misses. (Q1 9:45)
Mundy marks on the boundary 25m out and screws through a very pretty set shot for his first goal, playing forward today. (Q1 18:03)
Hamling almost beats two Tigers to prevent what looks like a certain score in the square, Riewoldt gets caught high by Ibbotson, Caddy plays on to goal from 10m. (Q1 20:48)
Crozier takes a contested grab on the lead despite heavy contact by Batchelor. He lines up from 35m on the flank, but misses. (Q1 27:19)
Nankervis kicks to CHF from the first centre bounce of Q2, Walters roves and gives to Cotchin who goals from 40m inside the first 15 seconds! (Q2 0:40)
Markov marks 50m out on the flank, but doesn’t clear the man on the mark. (Q2 1:33)
Walters marks in the pocket and gives a Joe the Goose special to Fyfe on the end of a rebound around the outer wing. (Q2 6:10)
Langdon misses a set shot from 40m near the boundary. (Q2 9:25)
Rioli gives to Castagna for a rare pressure-free snap from the hotspot, he makes no mistake. (Q2 11:26)
Kersten marks 40m out on the flank and sails through a nice looking set shot to restore the lead for Fremantle. (Q2 13:25)
Taberner draws on arm chop free on Rance 20m out on a slight angle, he also converts. (Q2 16:21)
Mundy marks a Bradley Hill ball on the HFF and passes down the line to Pearce 30m out. Pearce doesn’t score, Tigers clear. (Q2 21:54)
Johnson bombs to a big pack at the hotspot, the crumb falls over the back where Grey misses. (Q2 22:23)
After Rance starts a rebound, Martin marks a wayward Riewoldt snap on the behind line with Johnson not doing enough to spoil. Dusty goals in the last minute before HT. (Q2 26:32)
Sandilands to Bradley Hill at a stoppage on the wing is a thing of beauty, he hits Kersten leading to 40m near the boundary who misses. (Q3 3:59)
Grey marks 40m near the boundary, pretty much the same spot as Kersten’s shot. His drops in the square, Nankervis marks in relief. (Q3 7:30)
Butler marks 25m out on the flank and shanks it horribly for a behind. (Q3 9:15)
Fyfe gets rid of Rance to set up McCarthy for a snap from 25m on the flank, it’s good, a rare bit of finishing quality in this game! (Q3 12:15)
McIntosh is pinged for encroachmetn in the centre to bring Pearce to just outside the hotspot. He kicks truly, the Dockers have finally got reward for effort. (Q3 13:58)
Taberner takes a rather too easy mark 40m out on the flank as the ball clears the Rance versus McCarthy contest. He goals as well. (Q3 16:00)
Kersten delivers another beautiful set shot from deep in the pocket, after marking 25m out. (Q3 19:29)
Walters marks just inside CHF and misses. (Q3 21:19)
Elton marks 50m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q3 24:01)
Riewoldt is pinged for a very soft push in the back on Hamling as they run to the square for what would have been a Caddy snap goal from the pocket, no score, 3QT siren. (3 Qtr Time)
Rioli marks 45m out on a slight angle and kicks the first goal of Q4 to give the Tigers some hope. (Q4 0:34)
Nankervis receives forward of a stoppage on the wing and hits Riewoldt on a short lead to 40m on the flank. Li’l Rooey cranks up the Richmond fans with another one, they’re coming! (Q4 6:49)
Caddy leaps for a Martin ball 45m out in the corridor, he can’t mark but Spurr is pinged for contact without going for the ball. Caddy goals, the Tiger fans are up and about now! (Q4 8:19)
Tigers have all the clearances and all the inside 50s in the first six minutes played in Q4. (Q4 9:04)
Rioli gathers in the centre after the next centre bounce, baulks away from Spurr and hits Martin leading up to 40m on the flank. Dusty just misses. (Q4 10:04)
Riewoldt misses a snap around the corner from outside the hotspot. (Q4 15:21)
Taberner strips Rance in a tackle on the Docker HFF, the crumb is given to Grey who has two teammates going back to the square but bounces it behind them for a behind. (Q4 18:37)
Martin does Ibbotson cold with a right foot baulk on the HFF then passes to Riewoldt 25m out on the flank. Riewoldt lines up with five minutes left… but misses, disappointingly. (Q4 21:35)
Riewoldt gets another set shot chance with a tough mark 45m out on the flank with Hamling wearing him like a coat. This time he kicks truly! (Q4 23:20)
Edwards marks at half forward after the next centre bounce, wheels and hits Grigg 40m out in the corridor. Grigg kicks as the clock ticks under 3:00… but misses. (Q4 24:01)
Clock under 2:00 now. (Q4 25:22)
Blakely keeps a ground ball alive on the wing and passes to Grey but Taberner reverses it with a push in the face, Richmond surges… (Q4 26:21)
RIoli kicks to the pocket, Grigg goes up, the ump says he juggled the mark over the boundary line, throw in, 53 seconds. (Q4 27:08)
Secondary stoppage at the Tiger hotspot, 38 seconds. (Q4 27:36)
Lambert’s snap is smothered, it falls for Ellis who snaps the go ahead goal with 21 seconds to go! (Q4 27:36)
Brandon Ellis it was, after Sutcliffe spilled the crumb. (Q4 28:35)
Neale bursts from the centre bounce, Mundy marks on the flank 20m out, he will kick after the siren to win a game, second time for him! (Q4 28:35)
Mundy has done this once before at AFL level… (Q4 29:16)
The Fremantle captain kicks truly! Dockers win! (Q4 29:16)

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