Blog log from R14 of 2017: Collingwood vs Port Adelaide

White passes to Robbie Gray 30m out on the flank on the end of a rebound around members wing. Gray misses. (Q1 3:35)
Dixon draws a holding free on Dunn 20m out on a slight angle, but sprays it horribly OOTF. (Q1 4:32)
After Wines catches Grundy HTB in the centre, Robbie Gray releases Impey to run behind the Collingwood defence and into the open goal. (Q1 9:20)
Impey catches Langdon HTB on the wing and gets a 50m penalty for time wasting to bring him to 35m out on a slight angle. He misses. (Q1 11:50)
Wingard pressures a kick in to Treloar to foce a cough up by hand, White roves and hits the post from 40m on the flank. (Q1 12:41)
White runs around the boundary wing ahead of Moore and hits Robbie Gray leading to the boundary 30m out. Gray’s checkside set shot is good. (Q1 15:22)
Reid spoils Ebert in midfield, receives from Langdon and passes to Fasolo near the hotspot who finally kicks the first Magpie goal. (Q1 19:20)
Hartlett’s rebound kick to a dangerous position in the centre was the catalyst for that goal. (Q1 19:50)
Boak roves a Young contest on the HFF and gives a lovely inside handball to Neade who kicks a typical opportunist goal from 30m. (Q1 20:45)
Robbie Gray marks in front of Langdon 40m out on the flank, and just squeezes the set shot inside the left goalpost. (Q1 25:51)
White gives to Wines who misses a snap off a couple of steps from CHF. (Q2 2:27)
Powell-Pepper is playing in front to mark a quick Boak clearance kick to 50m on a slight angle, but he misses. (Q2 4:26)
On a rebound from halfback, Broomhead passes to Fasolo leading up the guts to 40m. Fas runs in right but shoots straight, two for him. (Q2 5:28)
Ebert passes to Powell-Pepper on the boundary 40m out, he plays on and hits the square… Sam Gray roves but misses under a tackle. (Q2 8:41)
Langdon goes long from behind the wing to Fasolo who beats White one on one to mark 45m out on a slight angle. The set shot drifts wide right. (Q2 10:34)
Sidebottom keeps a ground ball alive in the pocket after a stoppage and handballs to a big scrum at the top of the square, Brown gets a free on Houston and boots his first goal. (Q2 15:33)
Robbie Gray gathers the Wingard centre clearance kick, wheels and snaps around the corner for a fabulous goal from 40m. (Q2 16:36)
Greenwood roves a Crocker contest in the pocket and treis a Daicos special from the boundary 30m out… can’t get the roll to stay true, behind. (Q2 17:27)
Ryder hits Dixon in stride on a fast break on the outer wing, he runs ahead of three chasers and goes long to Robbie Gray who dives behind Goldsack to mark 20m out for a big goal. (Q2 18:53)
Collingwood dominated possession and territory for the first half of Q2 but the Power have gone bang-bang to hit back. (Q2 19:28)
Pendlebury sets up Broomhead to take a contested grab at CHF in front of Hombsch, who misses. (Q2 20:58)
Big pack forms in the pocket after a Howe inside 50 goes to ground, Greenwood reefs it out with strength to De Goey who runs onto the left foot and screws through a lovely finish. (Q2 22:38)
Robbie Gray gets a free on Langdon on the HFF and gives off to Hartlett who misses from 55m. (Q2 25:07)
Grundy drops a speculator by Neade on a slow play to the pocket, the crumb falls for Dixon whose quick snap is wide. (Q2 28:29)
Greenwood goes long from half forward to Crocker who has two Port defenders on him but superior position… Hombsch is pinged for front-on contact 20m out, Crocker goals. (Q3 0:47)
Robbie Gray chases a long Dixon ball to the square, Langdon tackles him near the behind line, Gray handballs to turf at the top of the square, White is there first to volley home. (Q3 4:54)
Dixon feeds Sam Gray for a miss in the pocket after the Power boss the next centre bounce. (Q3 5:56)
Brown keeps a ground ball alive on the HFF and gives to Maynard who passes in between a nest of Port defenders for Crocker to mark 35m out on the flank. Crocker misses. (Q3 6:58)
Byrne-Jones shoots straight with a snap from 45m on a slight angle, but the ump called it touched off the boot. (Q3 9:13)
Two Pies contest a long ball to the HFF with Trengove, Robbie Gray stays down at the back and the crumb falls perfectly for him to gather, turn and trot away to 25m for his fifth. (Q3 13:18)
Wines releases Wingard to scoot away from the next centre bounce and have a ping from 55m, Robbie Gray shepherds it through the square for another one for Port! (Q3 14:17)
Impey runs away from Maynard on the HFF and centres to the hotspot for Sam Gray to body his opponent Howe, mark and goal. Port now in firm control of the match. (Q3 16:10)
Reid is pinged for catching Wines high tackling front-on near the hotspot, but unlucky but technically there. The Pie fans grumble, Ollie kicks truly. (Q3 18:45)
Impey misses a checkside from the pocket after bursting away from Crisp. (Q3 21:19)
Fasolo misses a set shot checkside from 15m on the boundary. (Q3 23:01)
Moore marks a Sidebottom ball to near 50m out on the flank, and sails through a nice finish to stop the rot, temporarily. (Q3 25:01)
Grundy marks on the HFF and plays on in space, but instead of shooting he goes to Aish near the behind post. Aish plays on and misses, disappointingly. (Q3 28:31)
Sidebottom has time and space in the centre, he passes to Howe running up from defence ahead of Trengove 40m out on a slight angle. Howe misses just before 3QT. (Q3 30:01)
Fasolo chases a ground footy on the HFF, he bombs long to the square, Moore sees early it’s going to flip over the back off Hombsch’s hands, it does and he volleys home! (Q4 0:45)
Moore gets bumped off a kick on the wing, Port has numbers on the counter, Pittard passes to Ryder just inside 50m on the flank. Paddy hits the post. (Q4 2:40)
Young it was with the crucial bump on that play. (Q4 3:05)
Ryder kicks from a stoppage at half forward to the fat side of the hotspot where Dixon marks in front of Dunn and goals. Junk time has officially begun. (Q4 10:10)
Adams passes to the lead of Reid 45m out on a slight angle, on a slow play from midfield. Reid hoofs it wide. (Q4 11:43)
Young gives to Sam Gray for a garbage time goal from the top of the square, some ugly contested play in the lead up though as it seems is the norm in 2017 footy. (Q4 16:10)
Reid snaps off his left boot from 40m out on the flank after a give out of a pack by Treloar, the ball bounces on the line and through. (Q4 18:41)
Pendlebury is caught high by Ebert shepherding Hoskin-Elliot to kick on the wing, Moore gets the downfield free 45m out on a slight angle and goals. (Q4 21:27)
Impey runs away from two Pie defenders and snaps at full tilt from 35m on the flank, but misses. (Q4 23:12)
Impey marks in the pocket and centres to Wines 25m out on a slight angle. Wines shanks it for a behind. (Q4 28:41)

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