Blog log from R13 of 2017: Western Bulldogs vs Melbourne

Honeychurch gets a free for high contact 30m out on the flank, tries a screwing set shot but hits the post. (Q1 0:43)
Hannan marks 50m out on the flank but his set shot drops in the square for Roughead to mark in relief. (Q1 1:48)
Garlett waits after marking on the wing and delivers a nice pass between Dogs to Tyson running forward to 45m on a slight angle. Tyson squeezes through the first goal. (Q1 6:49)
Pederson gives to Neal-Bullen to run wide of a big pack at CHF and snap from 35m on a slight angle under heavy pressure… OOTF. (Q1 8:49)
Jetta passes to Harmes to mark unopposed in the pocket 20m out after a Cordy turnover kick in midfield. Harmes misses. (Q1 14:59)
Morris is pinged for deliberate OOB handballing straight over the line under a Harmes tackle near the behind post. Harmes hits the goalpost with the free. (Q1 19:18)
Biggs fumbles under Petracca pressure deep in the pocket outside a pack, the ball falls behind for Trac himself to mop up and run into the open goal. (Q1 21:04)
Pedersen gives wide of a pack in midfield to Bugg zoning up from defence, it turns into a fast break with Garlett getting over the back for easy mark and goal from the square. (Q1 23:04)
Bugg mows down Suckling in the centre, Oliver plays on with a long ball up the guts to Watts who is paid the mark at the hotspot in front of Morris. Watts goals, Dees jump early! (Q1 25:04)
Dahlhaus wobbles a snap from a pack 40m out on a slight angle, it oscillated near the goalpost, did it touch? Video review… umpire’s call, behind. (Q2 3:54)
Vince is pinged for walking the ball OOB 35m out. Stringer centres, no score results. (Q2 7:12)
Oliver gives to Tyson in a pack 20m out, no time to aim and he shoots wide. (Q2 11:15)
Jones passes short to Watts 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 13:44)
Garlett has a moment to measure a left foot snap around the corner from 30m on the flank, but the ball bounces into the far goalpost. (Q2 16:54)
The Dees lock in the kick in, Pedersen sets up Harmes to snap truly from the hotspot, was it touched off the boot by a diving Wood? Ruled a goal. (Q2 17:54)
The Dogs finally get their first goal through a snap by Daniel from 45m out on the flank, Picken to Dahlhaus to McLean and thence to Caleb for the snap outside a pack. (Q2 19:39)
Harmes is behind a pack on the HFF for the crumb, he turns and shoots quickly from 45m… wobbles wide. (Q2 21:25)
Jones’s kick from the HFF is smothered and turns into a chaos ball, Bugg taps on, the crumb falls for Hannan who gathers and grubbers home from 15m! (Q2 24:43)
The Dogs scrag after that goal and give away another kick before the centre bounce, Bugg converts from the square! Wheels falling off for the premiers today. (Q2 25:38)
Wood it was with the FA, silly play by the captain. (Q2 25:38)
The Dogs win the next centre clearance and pump it long, Dahlhaus roves a bit of a lucky ricochet and goals with a snap from the top of the square. (Q2 26:55)
Bontempelli lifts his team and his home supporters with a loose ball get on the HFF, and a left foot snap around the corner in the same motion from 45m that bounces through! (Q2 28:10)
Both of those double goals have been cancelled out now. (Q2 28:10)
The Dogs handball through half forward under pressure, Bontempelli gives to Honeychurch who runs onto his left boot and shoots from the top of the square… wide. (Q2 32:08)
Watts marks 40m out wide on the flank after the rebound from teh kick in, Petracca involved on the wing. He shoots from after the HT siren, and it’s a massive goal! (Q2 33:10)
Melksham marks on the HFF in front of his taggee Johannisen, wheels and goes to the square where Watts marks over the pack for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:00)
Cordy passes to Boyd who is in between the Demon zone to mark unopposed at the hotspot. The hero of last September kicks his first goal of the afternoon. (Q3 6:45)
Salem runs away from Liberatore in midfield to start a fast break, Bugg marks 15m out in the pocket and tries a screwing left foot set shot, but misses. (Q3 12:03)
Salem sails through a lovely snap from the HFF outside 50m, this game is well out of control for the Bulldogs and they do not look at all like mounting a comeback. (Q3 16:01)
Picken gives to Liberatore after a stoppage at half forward, he gets tackled at the hotspot and snaps off his left… just wide. (Q3 17:46)
The Demons rebound around members wing, Harmes has Garlett over the back to mark, turn and play on into the open goal before Morris arrives. (Q3 18:53)
Vince is out of position and isn’t looking at the ball as Liberatore contest 40m out on the flank, obvious free. Libba steers through a rare Bulldog goal. (Q3 20:43)
Watts bombs high and long from the HFF down the line to 20m, the crumb goes to Pedersen who gives to Melksham for the goal. (Q3 22:27)
Vince can’t mark an errant short Frost ball at CHB, Wallis mops up and gives to Roughead to goal from 20m despite a despairing lunge by Jetta. (Q3 25:16)
Bugg does a one-two with Tyson and goals from near the hotspot. (Q3 30:30)
Tom McDonald marks and goals from 40m on a slight angle after the 3QT siren. It’s a bit of a procession by now. (Q3 32:16)
Tom McDonald catches Picken high at the hotspot for the first goal of Q4, it’s junk time now though. (Q4 2:28)
Pedersen marks a long Melksham ball to the top of the square, falling backwards, then gives a Joe the Goose special to Hannan while lying on his back. (Q4 9:48)
Garlett gathers a Macrae clanger kick from the HBF outside the hotspot, gets corralled and hits the post from 35m. (Q4 12:29)
Garlett snaps wide from the pocket after a stoppage. (Q4 16:43)
Hunter feeds Dickson for some junk from 30m on the flank. (Q4 16:57)
Wood is pinged for a throw under a Harmes tackle 45m out on the flank. Harmes misses. (Q4 19:13)
Petracca goes long to the square for Tom McDonald to run into the open goal with a lucky bounce past Cordy. (Q4 20:59)
The luckless Morris is pinged for a block on Harmes 30m out on the flank. Harmes misses again. (Q4 23:43)
Neal-Bullen marks and goals from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 25:28)
Stringer has a ping from 60m on the flank, well wide. (Q4 27:43)

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