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Blog log from EF of 2017: Adelaide vs Western Sydney

Blog log for Adelaide vs Western Sydney, EF of 2017

Shaw’s pressured kick from the last line falls into the breadbasket of Walker 35m out on the flank. The Adelaide captain shoots wide left. (Q1 4:24)
Haynes dives to touch through a grubber by Jenkins from the pocket. (Q1 5:53)
Greene pivots in the centre on a fast break and goes to Himmelberg who marks in front of Brown 35m out on a slight angle. Harrison kicks the first goal. (Q1 7:09)
Charlie Cameron roves the next centre bounce and scoots away to CHF, but skids his snap wide. (Q1 8:20)
Smith sails through the first Crow goal with a trademark snap from 55m on a slight angle, after Atkins forces Lobb to fumble in the centre. (Q1 8:59)
Kelly passes to Patton on the boundary 30m out, who kicks wide. (Q1 11:31)
Betts chases the crumb from a pack in the pocket and decides to do the team thing with a pass backwards to Seedsman 40m out on the flank, who kicks truly. (Q1 13:39)
de Boer roves a pack on the HFF and gives to Hopper on the boundary, he goes for the low percentage snap that bounces across the face. (Q1 15:27)
Shaw somehow has two Crows on him at half forward in a fast break down the wing started by Greenwood, he gives away a free to Walker but Betts plays on into the open goal. (Q1 16:29)
Corr chases Seedsman running down the wing, Seedsman’s bounce is skew whiff and even though he shoots from 45m on a slight angle he ran too far, credit to Corr’s pressure. (Q1 20:24)
Rain has started falling. (Q1 24:56)
Lobb flies from behind and marks a long Deledio ball over a pack in the pocket 20m out. But he misses badly with a JJK impression. (Q1 26:26)
Betts snaps wide from a stoppage near the hotspot. (Q2 5:24)
Brad Crouch baulks clear of a pack on the wing, reaches the point of the centre square and aims for the empty square… the snap sits up for Davis to rush. (Q2 9:57)
Ball in near the behind post, the crumb falls for Betts who gets a checkside off quickly before the cavalry converge… just scrapes in! (Q2 11:12)
Jeremy Cameron waits and waits on the wing after marking, and fially sees Williams running to just inside 50m on a slight angle for the mark. Williams misses the set shot. (Q2 13:12)
Corr is one out with McGovern on a fast break sitting under a Jenkins ball at the hotspot, takes his eye off the ball and pushes McGovern to ground in his chest, free kick, goal. (Q2 14:54)
Betts catches Lobb HTB near the behind line as he plays on after a mark. He kicks a controversial goal, as you could argue he was encroaching before the play on. (Q2 17:27)
Free against Himmelberg for dropping Laird before the next centre bounce, the Jenkins kick goes to a pack 40m out on a slight angle where Jacobs marks and misses. (Q2 18:43)
Hopper holds Matt Crouch off the ball on the wing, the free kick goes long to 35m out on the flank where Walker clunks the mark in heavy rain and kicks truly. Crows in control. (Q2 23:37)
Betts and Jenkins are behind the Giant defensive line on a fast break from behind the wing with the key touch by Lynch, Eddie gives to Jenkins to run into the open goal. (Q2 31:27)
Josh Kelly gets a free for a dangerous tackle by Lever in the centre, he goes to Ward 40m out on the flank. Ward runs in right but manages to squeeze it inside the right goalpost. (Q3 0:55)
Deledio plays on to advantage from a high contact free on Lever on the HFF, Greene rolls through a goal from the pocket with a shepherd by Patton! (Q3 4:00)
Corr passes to Coniglio 40m out near the boundary who splits the middle with a highly skilled set shot. Giants are on a roll to start Q3! (Q3 6:35)
Brad Crouch mops up a clanger kick by Davis to the Crows HFF, but kicks OOTF from 45m. (Q3 7:55)
Williams kicks to a contest from the last line, Douglas wins it to mark over Ward 40m out on the flank, he goals, Adelaide get their settler. (Q3 9:16)
Betts baulks and feeds Laird on the HFF for a high ball to the top of the square, Lynch beats Tomlinson to mark and goal, after a retake. (Q3 14:36)
Lever gives to Brad Crouch for a quick snap from just outside CHF to an empty square… takes a nice leg break to miss the right goalpost for another one. (Q3 16:36)
Lobb touches through a Betts set shot from the boundary 40m out. (Q3 19:36)
de Boer roves a hopeful kick to Himmelberg and has a moment to steady for a screwing snap from the hotspot… it’s good. To no reaction from the Crow faithful. (Q3 24:57)
Matt Crouch gives to Douglas who tries a checkside from 35m on a slight angle… that just sneaks in, Adelaide aren’t giving this one up. (Q3 29:36)
Whitfield gives to Josh Kelly for a snap off a step from 30m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q3 30:09)
Patton marks next to the behind post and hits the opposite goalpost with the set shot. (Q4 2:42)
Ward roves the long kick in and pokes a pass from half forward to Josh Kelly 35m out on a slight angle. Kelly misses badly, to the raucous cheers of the Home crowd. (Q4 3:39)
Lynch marks 50m out on a slight angle and hits up Walker leading in front of Corr to 35m on the flank. Tex misses. (Q4 5:09)
Greene draws a holding free on Brown on the HFF and goes to Whitfield near the boundary 35m out. Whitfield shanks it for no score. (Q4 8:43)
Coniglio plays for and gets a soft holding free on Lever at a stoppage 20m out on the flank. He makes no mistake with the kick. (Q4 9:16)
Seedsman misses a long snap from the HFF. This is junk time, no doubt. (Q4 14:37)
Seedsman goes long down the wing to Walker who marks over Davis 40m out on a slight angle, a flowing move engineered by Lynch on the opposite HBF. Tex misses again. (Q4 18:59)
McGovern takes a screamer over Davis near the boundary 40m out, but kicks OOTF. (Q4 20:30)
McGovern catches Josh Kelly HTB 40m out on the flank, but kicks OOTF again. (Q4 22:44)
Atkins picks up a loose kick by Haynes to 40m out in the corridor, but his quick snap is wide. (Q4 24:07)
Himmelberg spins and misses from 25m on the flank. (Q4 24:30)
Williams spoils on the HFF but hits the post with a snap from 30m. (Q4 27:10)

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