Blog log from R10 of 2017: Carlton vs North Melbourne

Loose ball 40m from goal and Docherty gives away a free for kicking in danger. Hrovat takes the shot on goal and kicks truly for the first of the game. (Q1 0:47)
Higgins runs away from goal, hands to Williams on the 50m arc who drills a low ball to Brown on the lead 20m out on a slight angle. Brown misses to the left. (Q1 2:05)
MacMillan 60m from goal spots up Waite on the lead 40m from goal on a tight angle. Waite goes back and splits the difference with an exceptional kick. (Q1 7:38)
Wood kicks long for goal and it’s on track but Weitering palms it forward of the goal line where Garner runs onto it and soccers the goal. Bad error of judgement by Weitering. (Q1 11:39)
Ziebell kicks in front of Atley who bursts away from Silvagni through the middle of the ground. Atley then kicks ahead of Garner who runs into an open goal. (Q1 13:36)
MacMillan marks 50m out and kicks laterally to Hansen who opts for the set from from outside the arc. He strikes it perfectly and it sails over the goal umpire. (Q1 15:38)
Cunningham kicks long to the goalsquare and the entire pack misjudges the flight of the ball other than Gibbs who takes a chest mark 10m from goal. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q1 18:01)
Forward 50 stoppage for North where Kreuzer taps it down to Weitering who fumbles and allows Higgins to run into an open goal. (Q1 25:59)
MacMillan sounds kicks to 40m from goal where Ziebell marks strongly overhead in front of Gibbs. Ziebell misses his set shot to the right slightly. (Q1 29:04)
Turner receives a Higgins handball 50m from goal and weights a kick nicely to Brown on a hard lead 35m from goal. Brown goals. (Q2 4:04)
Gibbs kicks long for goal and it’s well off track but the bounce of the ball is exceptionally kind to him as it bounces through for a goal! (Q2 6:25)
North get out the back of the Carlton defence via a clever Williams flick. McDonald finds Atley 35m from goal on a 45 degree angle but Atley misses the set shot. (Q2 9:34)
Higgins comes out of the stoppage and running on has a shot on goal with his left from 45 out and it’s through. Classy finish. (Q2 10:47)
Cunningham shrugs a tackle in the pocket and kicks centrally where Charlie Curnow marks on his chest 20m from goal. He goals back and kicks truly. (Q2 14:15)
Hansen kicks long where Brown is pushed in the pack by Cunningham but it doesn’t matter as Turner runs on to the footy and into an open goal. (Q2 16:32)
Ziebell catches Wright high just inside the 50m arc close to the boundary. Wright goes back and kicks a nice goal. (Q2 20:16)
Fisher handballs backwards to Casboult who takes a few steps towards goal, takes the shot from 35m out and slots it. (Q2 23:35)
Murphy hands to Fisher who evades Clarke and kicks a nice goal from 35m out. (Q2 31:35)
Murphy out of the stoppage hands to Gibbs tight on the boundary line and Gibbs puts the ball across his boot and slots a lovely goal. (Q3 12:37)
Fisher 45m out on the boundary line, cuts inside and has a shot from 35m out but misses across the face. (Q3 15:36)
Gibson kicks to a pack 20m from goal which is mostly Carlton players but Garner rises above all of them to tack a spectacular mark! He takes his set shot and goals. (Q3 16:30)
Cripps on the 50m arc runs parallel to the goals, brushes Ziebell off, straightens up and kicks a terrific goal. (Q3 17:49)
Marchbank marks 40m from goal, kicks to Murphy who plays on, gets around Tarrant and kicks the goal. (Q3 26:15)
Atley turns the ball over in the middle of the ground and Docherty makes him pay with a long goal from 55m out to put Carlton in front! (Q4 2:59)
Atley releases Clarke with a long handball and Clarke hits up Wood 45m from goal. Wood kicks the goal to put North back in front. (Q4 9:32)
Kreuzer bursts out of the centre bounce, takes a bounce, kicks from 50m but misses to the left. (Q4 10:57)
Garner keeps a ball alive that was trickling through for a behind and it falls to Atley who snaps a goal. North getting the momentum back now. (Q4 14:56)
Atley marks 65m from goal, kicks to 20m out and Wood drifts across and marks. He goes back and converts the straight forward set shot. (Q4 16:57)
Turner marks 45m from goal. He assesses his options and chooses to hand to McDonald who loads up from 50m and kicks the goal. (Q4 22:26)
Higgins runs to 50m, kicks long on his left and Hansen marks in the pocket. Hansen improves the angle and kicks the sealer. (Q4 25:53)
Murphy breaks the lines coming through the middle of the ground and Sumner marks with 20 seconds remaining and kicks a late goal. (Q4 30:57)

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