Blog log from R10 of 2017: Richmond vs Essendon

Fantasia boots the first goal from close range after a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q1 1:23)
Fantasia marks a Watson ball on the HFF, wheels and goes to Daniher in front of Astbury near the hotspot for the second one. (Q1 2:23)
Kelly plays on to advantage from a HTB free at half forward, Goddard is forward of the play as he so often is, he shoots and goals from 35m on a slight angle. Dons have the jump! (Q1 2:23)
Martin marks just inside 50m on the flank, and misses. (Q1 8:52)
McIntosh passes to Lloyd leading to 50m on a slight angle, who sails through an impressive set shot for the first Richmond goal. (Q1 10:08)
Bellchambers marks outside CHF and gives to Daniher who loads up for bear from 60m… OOTF. (Q1 12:37)
Bolton takes a contested mark on the HFF in a battle with Baguley, then centres to Edwards 45m out in front. Titch kicks truly. (Q1 13:31)
McGrath gets a touch on a Short ball from the HFF to the square for a rushed behind. (Q1 15:09)
Ellis kicks from half forward just before McDonald-Tipungwuti flattens him, Caddy marks next to the behind post but misses. (Q1 16:40)
McKenna dithers in a pack on the HBF and gets caught HTB by Caddy. The set shot comes in from the 50m paint… it’s good, Tigers hit the lead. (Q1 18:40)
A Myers fumble at half forward starts a Richmond counter, Bolton gives to Riewoldt who misses on the lope from 45m on the flank. (Q1 23:59)
Parish passes to Goddard 40m out on a slight angle, who goals to stop a run of seven scoring shots up the other end. (Q1 25:24)
Hartley fails to go with Riewoldt for a long ball to the hotspot, Li’l Rooey boots goal number two. (Q1 27:24)
Parish gives outside of congestion near the hotspot to Heppell who screws a snap off his left boot, Daniher escorts it through! (Q1 29:10)
Daniher volleys from the line after Fantasia almost stuffs up what should have been a much easier goal, Grigg almost spoiled Bellchambers for a point. (Q1 31:24)
Merrett misses on the run from 30m on the flank. (Q2 0:21)
Bolton delivers a sizzling inside handball between two Dons on the wing to Castagna who passes to Edwards for a miss from 35m on a slight angle. (Q2 2:32)
Caddy misses a pretty easy snap from near the hotspot after a releasing handball by Lambert wide of a pack. (Q2 6:54)
Stewart passes to McDonald-Tipungwuti on the HFF, he decides to hit the hotspot where Daniher marks in front of Houli and goals for the third time. (Q2 10:03)
Menadue passes to Elton 20m out on a slight angle after Daniher tries to take on six Tigers at half forward and is lost. Elton goals. (Q2 12:55)
Caddy marks a short Cotchin ball 45m out on a slight angle, a ball meant for Riewoldt. He misses, Riewoldt frowns in back play. (Q2 15:58)
Riewoldt gets his chance 20m out straight in front, but shanks it way left. The frown deepens. (Q2 18:43)
Edwards gives Richmond the lead back with a snap from near the hotspot after a give by Lambert, with the Tiger small forward applying frontal pressure to force a turnover. (Q2 23:13)
Edwards has another snap from about the same spot but goes wide this time. (Q2 24:02)
Watson is pinged for a throw on the wing, the ball lands in a pack at the hotspot, Bolton snaps wide. (Q2 26:05)
Tom Stewart’s long ball from outside CHF sits up, the first back is Short who dives… the ump pays deliberate rushing, charity goal to Green! (Q2 27:33)
Colyer zooms onto the crumb from a ruck contest 40m out on the flank but sprays OOTF. (Q3 1:22)
Martin fends McGrath and runs through midfield to deliver a long ball to Caddy leading diagonally to 35m on a slight angle. Caddy kicks truly. (Q3 1:22)
Martin plays on after marking on the HFF, his kick is a bit of a sack but Riewoldt is playing in front of Dea to mark 15m out in front. He shanks again, another sitter missed! (Q3 1:22)
Green almost gets away from McIntosh deep in the pocket, his dribbler sits up in the square, Astbury overruns it allowing Stewart to gather and goal with ease. (Q3 10:34)
McDonald-Tipungwuti baulks away from Short but misses from 30m on the flank. (Q3 12:15)
Zaharakis goals from 40m on a slight angle after the Richmond kick in doesn’t get past the HBF. (Q3 13:09)
Martin gives to Lloyd on a fast break through midfield, Lloyd baulks clear and shoots from just outside CHF… OOTF. (Q3 16:25)
After Bolton causes a turnover by chasing down Zaharakis on the wing, Houli passes to Grigg 45m out on a slight angle. Grigg’s set shot falls in the square, Martin roves and goals! (Q3 17:46)
Hooker marks over the back 30m out on the flank on the end of a fast rebound through midfield. But he misses badly. (Q3 22:19)
Bolton misses a rather lo percentage snap from the boundary 25m out. You’re not Eddie yet, son. (Q3 23:11)
The crumb from a long Martin ball to the square squirts out nicely for Ellis to gather and snap off a step from his right boot, he curls it home from 20m. (Q3 24:50)
Merrett intercepts on the HFF and misses with a very long set shot. (Q4 4:51)
Hooker’s ball from the HFF goes to ground near the top of the square, McDonald-Tipungwuti roves in traffic but misses while off balance. (Q4 11:15)
Cotchin fends McDonald-Tipungwuti and starts a rebound from half back, Grigg passes to Riewoldt on the fat side flank 40m out. Li’l Rooey has been iffy from the set shot… goal. (Q4 12:33)
Castagna puts his head over a ground footy 45m out on the flank and gets a rather lucky high contact free on Hartley, nothing in it. He kicks OOTF, footy gods smile. (Q4 14:13)
Rain has started to fall with 7:00 to go. (Q4 17:46)
Grimes panics and soccers a loose ball in the pocket, it skews out 25m out and the ump has to pay a free for deliberate OOB. Stewart centres, no score results. (Q4 19:04)
Hurley takes a big relieving mark on the last line as the clock ticks under 5:00. (Q4 20:29)
Kelly turns the ball over on the wing, fast break for Richmond. Riewoldt passes to Lloyd 45m out on the flank. Lloyd’s set shot fades right for a behind. 3:00 left. (Q4 22:09)
Astbury spoils Hartley’s kick in to CHB, the crumb falls for Caddy who misses. (Q4 22:31)
Merrett’s pressured handball at defensive hotspot goes to ground, Rioli gathers and shoots under a tackle… poster. (Q4 23:32)
The Tigers swamp the kick in to CHB, Edwards gives to Nankervis who slams home what should be the sealer! (Q4 24:01)
Hooker dropped an uncontested mark at CHB to allow that goal. (Q4 24:01)

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