Blog log from R9 of 2017: Brisbane vs Adelaide

McCluggage is the first scorer with a tumbled behind from mid range. (Q1 1:34)
Keays gives to Barrett who checksides another behind from 35m on the flank. (Q1 3:00)
Taylor Walker roves and misses from 25m on the flank after an Atkins inside 50 kick to the hotspot. (Q1 5:14)
Lynch marks a Milera ball 40m out on a slight angle but also misses. (Q1 6:33)
Zorko finally kicks the first goal with a snap from 20m on the flank after Berry roves a Hipwood contest on the HFF and gives forward of the pack. (Q1 8:35)
The Lions rebound at pace down members’ wing after Betts centres to the Crow hotspot, Zorko runs to 50m on a slight angle and bangs through another one for Brisbane! (Q1 10:47)
Close marks 45m out on a slight angle in a pack, but kicks OOTF. (Q1 12:46)
Close intercepts on the HFF, centres to near CHF where Zorko receives and misses. (Q1 13:18)
Lynch sails through the first Adelaide goal from a snap from hard on the boundary 45m out, sensational finish while off balance. (Q1 16:30)
Barrett is front and centre for a pack 20m out on a slight angle but misses under less pressure than he thought he was under. (Q1 19:14)
Taylor Walker marks a very short Brad Crouch kick to 40m on a slight angle, the Lion defenders complain it was not close to 15m and replays suggest they were right. Walker goals. (Q1 21:12)
Taylor receives outside a pack after a stoppage in the pocket, he shapes to shoot but decides to handball to McCluggage at the hotspot, who has time to goal with ease. (Q1 26:01)
Betts draws a free at a stoppage 40m out on the flank with only seconds to go to QT, Gardiner with a swinging punch. He passes to Greenwood at the hotspot, who goals. (Q1 31:02)
Taylor Walker marks a Gallucci pass 40m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q2 1:10)
Brown passes to Betts deep in the pocket 20m out, he plays on and avoids Harwood to screw through his first goal. (Q2 3:15)
Betts strips his man Gardiner with a tackle in the pocket, picks up and gets challenged, tries a skidding ball from 20m… grubs past Josh Walker for a fine goal! (Q2 7:13)
Hammelmann just misses a long snap from the HFF. (Q2 9:14)
Close gets a free for frontal contact by Talia in a marking contest at the top of the square. He misses, disappointingly. (Q2 12:11)
Berry catches Atkins HTB at the hotspot in a chicken wing tackle. He gets this one on target, just. (Q2 17:00)
Dayne Beams misses a snap off a step from 50m on a slight angle after the Lions swarm the ball carriers in attack to force a turover. (Q2 19:22)
The Crows go coast to coast from the kick in, Greenwood keeps his feet to rove a Betts contest and run into the open goal. (Q2 19:55)
Milera sets up Greenwood to run down the flank to 40m and sail through his second goal in a minute, three for the evening! (Q2 20:43)
Gallucci roves and gives outside to Atkins for a snap off a step from 40m on the flank, but it’s just wide. (Q2 21:29)
Jacobs gives wide of a pack at the hotspot to Milera who snaps a nice goal across his body. (Q2 23:15)
Berry is Johnny on the spot for a shanked Zorko inside 50 from midfield that wobbles to 40m on a slight angle. He hits the post. (Q2 24:59)
Betts soccers a loose ball from the HFF to space near the hotspot, Lynch is first to the crumb, he baulks Lester and snaps truly. (Q2 27:42)
Brad Crouch gives to Otten who snaps another one for Adelaide from 25m on the flank just before the HT siren. (Half Time)
Josh Walker drops a sitter at half back and holds Douglas, the free sails to the behind post where Taylor Walker marks and passes to Cameron for the goal from 20m. (Q3 1:10)
A 50m penalty against Josh Walker puts Sloane on the wing, he passes to Cameron 40m out on the flank who misses. (Q3 3:17)
Cameron is behind his defender Paparone on the HFF, takes two bounces at full pace and bananas the goal from 20m. (Q3 7:21)
Taylor Walker boots his second goal from 30m on a slight angle after the Crows dominate a stoppage at half forward. (Q3 10:07)
Cameron has the sit on Andrews and takes a speccy 25m out on the flank. It’s party time for the Crows, Brisbane’s kids are cooked. Charlie goals, three for him in Q3. (Q3 12:16)
Hammelmann marks 40m out on the flank and sends through a nice finish. We are well into junk time by now, though. (Q3 15:06)
Dayne Beams’s ball to the HBF is straight to Douglas who has Cameron on his own in the square for the easiest of goals. (Q3 16:41)
Brad Crouch snaps his first goal from 50m on a slight angle. It’s a procession now, first playing last on the ladder and looking very much like it. (Q3 24:41)
Betts converts after marking 30m out on the flank. (Q3 29:22)
Taylor Walker marks a Brad Crouch ball 45m out on the flank for his third goal, bit of a sack but it’s straight. (Q4 2:39)
Walker drops a mark on the HFF but has time to butter up and gives to Otten who goals with a fair amount of ease from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 5:40)
Taylor Walker gives to Lynch who baulks and goals from 20m, on the end of another bruise-free rebound through midfield. (Q4 7:37)
Andrews concedes a free for an arm chop on Taylor Walker 25m out on the flank. Tex hits the post. There have been some other behinds this quarter not worth commenting upon. (Q4 11:50)
Gardiner drops a defensive mark in the pocket, Betts roves and hits the post. (Q4 13:10)
Josh Walker gives the locals something to cheer about with a snap goal from 50m on a slight angle. The cheers have a distinct Bronxian timbre. (Q4 18:25)
Zorko hits the post with a low snap from CHF. (Q4 23:40)
And Zorko does it again from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 24:28)
Betts marks over Gardiner at the top of the square and gives Gallucci a Joe the Goose special. (Q4 25:07)
Barrett roves and goals from the HFF. (Q4 26:31)

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