Blog log from R14 of 2017: Brisbane vs Western Sydney

Himmelberg off to Mumford who snaps for goal. His effort is smothered and the pill falls further afield to Shiel. Dylan gathers and snaps truly from 25! (Q1 2:16)
Davis receives the 50 metre penalty after Barrett encroaches on the mark. Phil shoots from 25 on the slight angle and misses poorly to the near side. Stereotype defender. (Q1 5:59)
Hipwood nudges Corr out of the way and powers toward the arc of 50. Running his full measure, Eric sets for home from 55 and bounces through a minor score. (Q1 6:58)
Lester takes the short lead up mark after Hipwood provides the dab forward 50 entry. Ryan takes the set shot and misses to the near side from 35 on the slight. (Q1 11:10)
Wilson starts the play with a 65 metre delivery from the kick in. Greene is the recipient and he sends it inside 50 to the unmarked Cameron. Jeremy goals from the arc! (Q1 12:25)
The Giants move it aggressively by hand as they enter the forward 50. Steve receives and attempts a trademark dribble from the boundary line. Minor score is the outcome. (Q1 15:45)
The Giants move it aggressively by hand as they enter the forward 50. Steve receives and attempts a trademark dribble from the boundary line. Minor score is the outcome. (Q1 16:13)
Rockliff wins the pill at the coalface and sends the up and under inside 50. Hipwood and Davis resume battle and Eric receives the free for holding. Eric goals from 45! (Q1 19:15)
Martin drops the soda on the wing but has ample time to mop and assess the options. Assess he does, finding McCluggage inside 40. The youngster just misses the set shot. (Q1 21:30)
De Boer and Rich battle it out inside the Giants F50. Matt wins out, flicking off to Himmelberg who steadies and goals from close range! (Q1 25:46)
Bewick sets for the hot spot. Hipwood is first on the scene, sending the crumb forward. Lester gathers and snaps truly with remarkable precision from 25! (Q1 28:16)
Johnson launches the ball to the hot spot and Patton is the one to pull down the terrific contested grab. Jonathon sends it through from 25 on the slight angle! (Q1 29:15)
Ward, Scully, Cameron and Jeremy finds Johnson unopposed powering into the forward 40. Steve takes the mark but misses poorly from the slight angle. (Q1 29:15)
De Boer and Shiel link up through the middle of the ground by hand before Dylan chips it to the leading Greene. Toby marks, kicks and goals from 35 directly in front! (Q2 6:51)
Bastinac slides one home from the arc of 50. Davis lunges to it and appears convinced that he has touched it. However, on further inspection no clear touch is detectable. Goal! (Q2 9:54)
Himmelberg, Whitfield and Lachie finds Reid who marks inside 40 with Zorko trailing. Sam lines up from the flank region and he splits the middle! (Q2 12:21)
Rich takes the kick in and Cameron takes the intercept grab. He darts the pass back inside 50 and finds the former Dee in Scully. Tom shoots from 40 on the flank and misses. (Q2 14:36)
Bewick, Mathieson and Taylor all link by hand after the Lions forced the turnover around the arc of 50. Lewis sets his sights on goal and hammers it home from 45! (Q2 17:06)
Whitfield to Johnson as the Lions again break down across half back. Steve spins on a dime and shoots from 45 but misses to the left hand side. (Q2 22:25)
Rich is the next to join the catalogue of poor defensive passes by the Lions. The turnover is forced and Taranto wins the free kick inside 50 from Mathieson. Tim goals from 50! (Q2 23:22)
Rockliff wins the clearance and sends it inside 50 with a perfectly weighted pass to the hard lead from Bewick.Rohan shoots from boundary side, 45 out, and misses to the near side. (Q2 26:10)
Scully to DeBoer by foot. Matt bounces inside 50 and has time on his side. Assessing the choices, the former Docker finds Greene unattended. Toby shoots and goals from 25! (Q2 27:19)
Scully begins an offensive move once more, this time powering from the midfield with ball in hand and sending it long to the hot spot. Patton takes the grab and goals with ease! (Q2 29:02)
Cameron takes the mark on the arc of 50 after Wilson provides the assisting pass. Jeremy shoots from 55 and manages to thud his effort into the post. (Q2 31:07)
The Giants kicked a couple of goals in the last few minutes of play in that second term to stretch the margin to 33. Intriguing to see what the Lions can produce post HT. (Half Time)
From the forward half stoppage, the Giants work it speedily by hand. Reid blasts past McCluggage, breaking the attempted tackle. He hammers it through from the arc! (Q3 4:40)
Johnson plays the role of traditional small forward, waiting at ground level and receiving from Scully out of the congestion. Steve dribbles the shot through from 35! (Q3 6:20)
Johnson catches Lester unawares, demonstrating the 360 degree nature of our game. Steve resultantly finds Greene unmarked. Toby finishes truly from 35 on the slight! (Q3 8:44)
Barrett places the pill to the hot spot and Lester is the Lion to fly. Williams grabs him without eyes for the ball and the free is paid. Ryan goals from close range! (Q3 10:35)
The supreme running ability of former Dee Martin, was on show for all to see on this occasion. Rockliff found him out the back, with Stef powering past Mumford and finishing! (Q3 13:20)
Patton loses his marker in Smith as Shaw sends the pill to the leading Giant. Jonathon predictably takes the chest mark, however is unable to take his opportunity from 35. (Q3 17:37)
McStay reads it off the pack, oddly playing the role of small forward. Daniel hands off to Bastinac, who is unable to hook his delivery through from the top of the square. (Q3 20:38)
Cameron and Gardiner hammer toward goal and Jeremy is able to get a step on his opponent and take the grab. From deep in the forward pocket, he kicks his 37th of the season! (Q3 21:21)
Witherden turns it over inside defensive 50 after the Giants execute strong forward pressure on the first gamer. De Boer gathers and misses from the sharp angle. (Q3 25:21)
Johnson, Ward, Reid and Cameron link as the Giants fluidly move inside the forward 50. Jeremy marks, spins and finishes with ease from 20 on the slight! (Q3 26:26)
Hipwood, Lester and Cutler link by hand through the middle of the Gabba as the Lions break through the Giants press. Tom takes a bounce, runs his full measure and goals from 45! (Q3 28:21)
The Giants win the resultant stoppage through Ward and Patton is the one to take the strong grab on the paint of the arc. Jonathon sends it through from 55! (Q3 29:51)
The floodgates have well and truly opened in this contest. Martin flicks it out the back and finds an opponent in Johnson. Steve gathers and sends it through with the snap! (Q3 31:51)
Another long entry and Himmelberg is smart enough to wait out the back. He gathers off hands, flicks to Greene and Toby sends it through for his fourth from point blank! (Q3 33:06)
Patton makes it four post siren as the Giants extend the margin to 67 points at the third break. Jonathon took the leading chest mark and finished truly from close range! (3 Qtr Time)
Johnson chips it over the top to the hard lead of Cameron and Jeremy marks a stride inside the boundary. From 40, he sends it through with a classy effort post high! (Q4 1:52)
Patton takes the towering mark in a mismatch against Zorko. Shooting from the sharp angle, 55 out, Jonathon heads for home. He misses to the near side. (Q4 4:47)
Ward produces the horrible turnover, finding McCluggage with a corridor pass. Hugh runs his measure and misses the opportunity from 45 with options to either side. (Q4 6:05)
De Boer reads it off hands and darts off the handball to the moving Johnson. Steve has one thing in mind, immediately heading for goal with a 35 metre effort. He misses. (Q4 8:22)
McStay leaps ahead of Haynes and takes the strong pack mark after Rockliff sent the pill to the hot spot. Daniel lines up from 35 on the slight and goals! (Q4 10:37)
Lester flicks out of congestion to the speeding Berry after receiving from McStay. Jarrod steps his opponent inside out and steadies to send through an effort from 30! (Q4 14:07)
Ward receives from defender come forward Williams after Zac read it off the deck with precision. Callan finishes the soda from point blank range! (Q4 16:23)
Hipwood takes the strong leading grab ahead of Corr, marking on the arc of 50. Eric shoots and misses to the near side from the flank region. (Q4 20:20)
Williams takes the lead up mark a stride inside the boundary as we tick into the last five minutes of playing time. Zac shoots and goals with the snap! (Q4 23:07)
Smith receives the free after being held in the marking contest opposed to Davis. Each man had a fistful of jumper, but the Lion is awarded the free. He goals from 35! (Q4 23:57)
Martin dabs the pass inside 50 and finds Smith on the lead ahead of Davis. The basketballer come footballer lines up from 45 on the slight and has two in a minute! (Q4 24:53)
Bastinac marks on the lead with Haynes unable to force a contest after the Cutler pass. The former North Melbourne midfielder shoots and finishes truly from 35! (Q4 26:07)
Add another to the scoreboard, this time Lloyd splitting the middle from 45 on the slight. With the game ticking down, both teams have firmly placed the cue in the rack. (Q4 29:52)

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