Blog log from R9 of 2017: Fremantle vs Carlton

Plowman passes short to Simpson on a switch play started by Murphy to mark 40m out on the flank. Simpson runs in left and shoots right. (Q1 4:41)
Simpson sends a chaos ball to the HFF after a stoppage on the wing, the bounce favours Fisher who goals on the run from 40m. (Q1 5:55)
Gibbs baulks Walters with a lovely right foot step on the wing, and goes to Kreuzer 40m out on a slight angle. Rain starts bucketing down as he kicks… wide left. (Q1 9:19)
Jack Silvagni holds position in front of Johnson to juggle a very impressive mark in the wet from an Ed Curnow ball 35m out on a slight angle. He misses. (Q1 12:56)
Cripps marks over Neale in the centre and passes to the lead of Jack Silvagni 45m out on a slight angle. Tough set shot in the conditions… doesn’t score. (Q1 14:16)
Thomas gets a free on the boundary 25m out and checksides a big goal after the ball ricochets off the boot of Ibbotson OOTF! (Q1 16:44)
Fisher gives to Murphy in a phonebox in the pocket, Murphy gets clung by Sutcliffe but times his highly pressured snap from 15m to sail straight through! Fine play! (Q1 20:32)
Rain getting much heavier now, it’s trench warfare. (Q1 22:08)
Casboult gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by a couple of Dockers to take him to the square for an easy goal after marking a Fisher kick from the wing at half forward. (Q1 24:07)
The Dockers get a rare rebound happening with overlap around the outer wing, Bradley Hill skids through the goal from 50m on the flank. (Q1 25:04)
Fyfe and Neale miss as the Dockers take their turn to apply some frontal pressure. (Q1 29:00)
Kersten draws a free for a hold by Alex Silvagni at the hotspot, he kicks truly. The wind is going to the other end, but most of the goals have been to the right of screen. (Q2 2:10)
Walters skids a snap from deep in the pocket across the face from 20m. (Q2 4:44)
Cripps releases Wright to run through CHF and shoots from 45m… well wide. (Q2 5:35)
Kreuzer roves his own contest at half forward and has Thomas who gives to Gibbs who goals from 20m. (Q2 7:31)
Crozier roves a Taberner contest to a Grey ball deep in the pocket, he tries a low percentage snap from 20m but slots it! (Q2 8:31)
Jack Silvagni marks 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 13:21)
Crozier draws an obvious free on Plowman for front on contact sitting under a long Pearce ball to the top of the square. He goals. (Q2 23:40)
Weitering rushes a long snap form CHF by Fyfe for a behind. (Q2 26:14)
Neale snaps a big goal from 45m on a slight angle after roving a Taberner contest, not enough pressure on him by the Blue small defenders. (Q2 28:57)
Murphy misses a snap from the HFF to an empty square. (Q3 1:15)
Walters gets a free on Docherty near CHF and plays on to put the Dockers in front with his first goal. (Q3 3:29)
Fyfe misses a snap from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 5:46)
Casboult marks a short Murphy ball near the hotspot and kicks his first goal to restore the Blue lead. (Q3 8:36)
Mundy goes long from the wing to a pack at the hotspot, the crumb falls over the back where Kersten volleys home with the left boot from 10m. (Q3 11:16)
Kreuzer misses from CHF after a terrible turnover at half back by Bradley Hill. (Q3 15:45)
Walters strips a dithering Plowman in a tackle outside CHF for Freo, he plays on and bangs through an individual goal from 50m! (Q3 22:22)
Walters is out the back of a Taberner contest at half forward, the crumb falls nicely for him, he turns and grubbers… and gets a nice leg break for his third goal of Q3! (Q3 24:27)
After a Williamson fumble at defensive hotspot, Kersten misses with a snap around the corner. (Q3 24:27)
McCarthy gathers a Stephen Hill ball on the HFF, has a man on and decides on a quick snap from 50m… it sails through! (Q3 29:01)
Docherty gets a free on Pearce on the HFF just outside 50m, he loads up for bear and heaves the heavy ball over the goal umpire’s hat! (Q4 13:52)
Grey passes to Bradley Hill at the hotspot, he kicks for the sealer… he steers it through. (Q4 16:08)
Walters rolls a snap wide from near CHF. (Q4 23:50)
Walters feeds Crozier for a champagne footy goal with three minutes to go. (Q4 24:55)
Simpson fumbles at CHB, Crozier pounces and goes to Taberner who draws a holding free on Plowman at the top of the square for a garbage time special with seconds to go. (Q4 29:54)

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