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Blog log from R22 of 2017: Adelaide vs Sydney

Blog log for Adelaide vs Sydney, R22 of 2017

Franklin bullocks Keath from the fall of a long ball to 50m on the flank to mark and boot the first goal in trademark style. (Q1 3:14)
Rohan goals from the square after pouncing on a Kelly fumble. (Q1 6:16)
Reid is playing in front of Smith to mark a quick kick from a pack on the wing by Hannebery to 40m on a slight angle. He hits the post. (Q1 8:09)
Tippett goes back with the flight to juggle a Jones ball to the hotspot, he walks in with boos sounding around the Adelaide Oval and kicks another one. (Q1 10:20)
Sydney is playing finals footy, Adelaide is still watching highlights of last week. (Q1 10:50)
Almost midway through Q1, the Crouch brothers have one handball between them. (Q1 11:50)
Parker gives to Hannebery who snaps OOTF from half forward. (Q1 16:51)
Keath spoils a Papley kick to Franklin on the HFF but Buddy uses his superior strength to monster him off the ground ball and snaps truly from 35m. Impressive! (Q1 17:41)
Finally the Crows get space to rebound around the outer wing with Lever starting it through Betts, the long Smith ball to space is picked up by McGovern to run into the open goal. (Q1 20:30)
Lever baulks on the HBF but gets caught HTB by Jack 35m out. Jack misses, but he gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by Lever jumping over the mark to ensure the goal. (Q1 22:05)
McGovern marks on a fast break at half forward but waits for the players to get ahead of the footy, he spots up Jacobs 40m out on a slight angle, who doesn’t score. (Q1 23:37)
A chaos ball by Sloane from the wing bounces past a pack to Jacobs 35m out, he turns and shoots… no score again. (Q1 25:22)
Jenkins has two on him at the top of the square, drops it, picks up again, gets tackled by Hannebery and misses on the turn. (Q1 27:34)
Lynch passes short to Greenwood 45m out on a slight angle, he gives to Sloane who slots the big goal in the last minute before QT! (Q1 29:31)
Jones slips as he’s going for a Hannebery ball to 35m on a slight angle but hangs onto the slippery ball. He kicks the first goal of Q2. (Q2 1:27)
Franklin kicks from a pack on the wing to half forward to Jones who goes quickly to Kennedy to mark over Matt Crouch near the hotspot. JPK kicks the goal, just. (Q2 5:09)
McGovern clunks a hard, low ball by Brodie Smith to between two Swans 35m out on the flank, excellent hands for a difficult ball. But he misses the set shot. (Q2 14:06)
Betts roves a pack at the hotspot but snaps wide. (Q2 15:07)
McGovern marks on the HFF, wheels and goes to Betts to mark over Lloyd 20m out on a slight angle, Eddie doesn’t miss. (Q2 18:06)
Rampe spoils Walker at the hotspot but McGovern is the rover, he burns off two Swan chasers to checkside the goal from 15m on the flank! (Q2 19:30)
Jones gets caught HTB in a pack on the HFF for Adelaide, Betts plays on with a handball outside to Matt Crouch who slots the goal. Crows are back! (Q2 23:36)
The Crows rebound up the guts at pace, Mackay runs free and hits up the lead of Betts 40m out on a slight angle. Eddie misses. (Q2 24:36)
Melican spoils at CHB wide to the flank but Lynch is there to rove, he decides not to shoot and hits McGovern running back to the square to waltz into the open goal to start Q3. (Q3 0:22)
Cameron misses a flying snap from 25m on a slight angle under some pressure. (Q3 2:36)
Betts hits the crumb from a Jenkins contest at the hotspot at full tilt, he gives to Lynch who snaps across the body for the go ahead goal! (Q3 3:55)
Melican goes long from the HBF to Franklin one out with Talia on the wing, Talia spoils but Buddy runs onto the crumb and burns him off with two bounces to goal from 40m! (Q3 6:20)
That goal was highly reminiscent of the famous boundary line goal running away from Cale Hooker from years ago. Classic Buddy! (Q3 6:35)
Cameron marks an Atkins ball from the HFF over Smith on the behind line, but kicks OOTF. (Q3 7:50)
Franklin taps a McVeigh ball in the centre to Rohan who shoots to an empty square from 65m on a slight angle before getting smashed… bounces through! (Q3 11:35)
Brad Crouch plays on and gives a Joe the Goose special to Betts for his second after a free to Cameron on the HFF on Nick Smith. (Q3 12:55)
Lloyd runs free in the centre ahead of Douglas and passes short to the lead of McVeigh 40m out on a slight angle. McVeigh steers through the goal. (Q3 18:34)
Brad Crouch runs away from the next centre bounce and bounces a behind from 60m on a slight angle. (Q3 19:28)
Lynch passes to Douglas to mark in front of Jones 40m out on a slight angle. Douglas sprays it for a behind. (Q3 20:16)
McVeigh tackles Brodie Smith to force a spillage in the pocket, Papley has two on him so tries a volley from 25m… hits the post. (Q3 22:27)
Nick Smith gets back to rush a Mackay snap from a stoppage on the HFF for a behind. (Q3 23:53)
Douglas marks in the centre, wheels and passes to Jenkins who is too big and strong for Mills to mark 20m out on the flank. Jenkins misses. (Q3 24:19)
Kennedy catches Atkins HTB in the centre and passes to 40m out on a slight angle, the ball clears Franklin but lands in the breadbasket of Reid who marks and goals. (Q3 27:17)
Papley taps a loose ball in the pocket onto the boot of Lever to win a OOTF free, McVeigh takes it but misses from 10m. (Q3 29:13)
Brad Crouch gets crunched after marking on the wing by Jones, the 50m penalty brings him to 40m on a slight angle but he misses. (Q4 2:01)
Jacobs soccers a ground ball after a stoppage near the hotspot, it lands a bit luckily on the chest of McGovern who goals from 20m on a slight angle.. (Q4 5:08)
Jenkins picks up a loose ball at the hotspot but Mills’ challenge is enough to push his quick snap OOTF. (Q4 6:02)
Sloane kicks high from CHF to the hotspot, multiple Crow forward shepherd their opponents off the fall to allow Cameron to mark untouched… but Charlie hits the post. (Q4 7:59)
Knight misses a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q4 11:03)
McGovern has Walker over the back on a fast play on the HFF, Tex gathers the footy and grubbers from 30m… and through! (Q4 12:32)
Franklin forces Atkins to run too far on the wing, he passes to Lloyd who plays on to shoot from 45m on the boundary… narrow. (Q4 13:53)
Kelly kicks high and hopeful to a pack at the hotspot, Papley holds the jumper of Jenkins to give away an obvious and needless free. Jenkins goals. (Q4 16:17)
Reid juggles a Towers ball in front of Talia 40m out on a slight angle, he gives to Franklin who misses. (Q4 17:33)
Brodie Smith sharks a Mills handball on the wing and bombs to space at half forward, Jenkins gathers and gives to Betts who rolls a snap wide from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 19:18)
Mills gets a 50m penalty on Betts on the HBF for a tackle after a mark, Reid marks 40m out on a slight angle for his second goal. Swans aren’t going away! (Q4 20:45)
Rampe intercepts on the HBF and goes quickly to Franklin on the wing, the crumb falls perfectly for Papley to bounce twice down the flank and goal from 35m! (Q4 23:34)
Talia intercepts Kennedy on the HBF to stop a Sydney attack from the Parker center clearance. (Q4 24:31)
Ball in on the wing, 3:11 to go. (Q4 25:03)
Parker clearns but Brodie Smith intercepts, he hits Walker in the centre, long ball is cut off by Reid at half back, bit of tempo, 2:30. (Q4 26:03)
Heeney marks in a pack on the wing and goes down the line but Lever marks and switches. 2:00. (Q4 26:29)
Jones intercepts Brodie Smith on the wing and goes sideways, 1:30. (Q4 26:48)
Franklin contests, ball in on the wing, 1:25. (Q4 26:48)
Secondary stoppage, 1:18. (Q4 27:33)
Jack sharks a Brad Crouch give at the stoppage, Hannebery has Lloyd outside CHF and the Swans play tempo seriously with the clock going near 30 seconds. (Q4 28:32)
28 seconds left, stoppage in the Sydney FP after the long inside 50 kick by Lloyd. (Q4 28:32)
Heeney tackles Talia, secondary stoppage, 18 seconds. (Q4 28:48)
Sloane to Laird but Brad Crouch fumbles, that’s it, Sydney wins! (Q4 29:17)

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