Blog log from P1 of 2018: Adelaide vs Fremantle

After Bradley Hill fumbles and is claimed by Seedsman, Dear marks and kicks the first goal from close range. (Q1 1:08)
Lynch passes to McGovern to mark and goal from 35m on a slight angle. (Q1 3:13)
Fyfe flies over Keath to mark on the HFF, but his set shot drifts wide and is cleared. (Q1 5:43)
Matera is paid a mark from a very short Taberner kick to 35m on the flank, but he misses. (Q1 7:10)
Gibbs spins in heavy traffic in the centre and spots Jacobs on the HFF all alone, he goes down the line to Jenkins 30m out who misses. (Q1 15:28)
The Dockers get a rare fast break around the outer wing, Fyfe has Taberner to mark untouched behind Cheney 25m out on the flank. Taberner kicks truly. (Q1 16:38)
Seedsman baulks at half forward as the Crows flow forward following the next centre bounce, he has Hampton 40m out in the corridor but he also misses. (Q1 18:28)
Neale snaps a goal from a stoppage deep in the pocket after the Dockers apply some frontal pressure to force repeat ball ups. (Q1 20:21)
Jenkins clatters into Walters to give away a free in the centre, Son Son plays on and bombs long… Taberner marks near the behind post and goals, Freo leads. (Q1 22:14)
McGovern marks a pressured short kick in front of Johnson 45m out in front, but misses. (Q1 23:41)
Matt Crouch gives outside to Atkins on the HFF who baulks between two Dockers and lets fly from 40m, it looks right… but the wind blows it in! (Q2 1:05)
Grey sits under a Lynch ball from the pocket to the top of the square and completely whiffs it, the ball bounces past him to Atkins for a very easy goal. (Q2 3:28)
McGovern passes to Dear on the lead 35m out on the flank after a Freo rebound breaks down on the wing. Dear misses. (Q2 4:43)
Wilson’s short kick-in is terrible, Atkins spoils in the pocket, eventually the pass comes back towards the hotspot for Hampton to mark and miss. (Q2 5:37)
Signorello marks 45m out on a slight angle and also misses to the right in the fluky breeze. (Q2 6:58)
Sheridan gives away a free off the fall at the hotspot to Lynch who makes him pay with his first goal. (Q2 11:52)
Mundy gives to McCarthy at the hotspot who tries a checkside off a step that screws too far. (Q2 15:03)
Gibbs sails through a wobbly snap from the flank 35m out after sharking a fumbly Walters at a stoppage. (Q2 18:29)
Wilson is out of position on a fast break and gives away an obvious front-on contact free to McGovern as he goes for a Hampton ball 40m out on a slight angle just on HT. Goal. (Q2 25:14)
Taberner marks a high Ryan ball near the hotspot behind Keath. He kicks his third goal. (Q3 3:50)
Murphy scoots away from the next centre bounce but shanks it from the hotspot, dribbles for a behind. (Q3 5:05)
Dear hits the post from the pocket after the kick in doesn’t work. (Q3 5:21)
Blakely centres after a stoppage on the HFF to CHF where Alex Pearce marks but doesn’t make the distance… eventually Ballantyne snaps wide from near the behind post. (Q3 8:04)
Neale taps down a too-cute rebound from halfback but Grey shoots OOTF from outside the hotspot. (Q3 10:05)
Neale snaps on the turn from a stoppage at half forward, across the face from 45m. (Q3 13:39)
Fogarty leaps in front of Ryan to take a strong contested grab from a Laird ball just outside the hotspot. He steers the set shot inside the left goalpost. (Q3 14:50)
Taberner marks forward of the wing and has Langdon running forward to space in a rare hole left by the Crow defence, he lets fly from 45m and gets the snap on line. (Q3 16:36)
Neale has space to run forward of the centre on a fast break from half back, he hits Fyfe to outmark Doedee near the hotspot and kick his first goal. (Q3 17:57)
Frontal pressure works for the Crows with a smother then a clanger kick forced on Sheridan by Ellis-Yolmen, Murphy is on the end of it for the goal from 20m. (Q3 19:48)
Sandilands feeds Fyfe and Walters at the next centre bounce, long ball goes over the back where Banfield is first back to gather and goal. (Q3 21:03)
Mundy misses a set shot from the pocket. (Q3 22:13)
Banfield bombs long to the square, ball hits turf, Otten fumbles, Mundy mops up, ball flipped over by Neale to Ballantyne for the goal. (Q3 23:31)
Banfield roves a pack at the hotspot but snaps wide off the left. (Q4 0:24)
Mackay passes to Jenkins on the HFF on a fast break around the outer wing and runs to receive for a flying shot from 50m… hits the post. (Q4 1:15)
Blakely drops a long Keath ball near the hotspot, the ball sits up for Murphy to soccer home from 20m. (Q4 2:35)
McCarthy gets a contact free on Cheney at the hotspot from a Mundy pass for his first goal, belatedly. (Q4 4:08)
Ballantyne touches an Atkins shot from the HFF on the line to prevent a goal from a flowing rebound around the outer wing, with Murphy prominent in the build up. (Q4 6:16)
Banfield marks at the hotspot and puts Fremantle in the lead with 8:23 to go, somewhat surprisingly. (Q4 13:47)
Wilson has the ball on the HFF, sees Gibson playing a zone and sits it on his head for Fyfe to jump over him for the mark and goal from 25m. (Q4 15:49)
Ballantyne marks in between the Crow zone near the hotspot but misses. 2:15 left, still a kick in it. (Q4 21:26)
The Crows go coast to coast from the kick in, Murphy released by McGovern to run down the wing and shoot from 50m on a slight angle to an empty square… bounces through! (Q4 22:26)
Ellis-Yolmen clears from the centre bounce to half forward, Poholke takes a strong grab 45m out on a slight angle. Nice kick off the boot… just drifts in the wind onto the post. (Q4 23:43)
O’Brien marks the kick in to the HFF, he gives to Kelly who goes long… Lynch stands tall to mark 20m out with the Freo defence nowhere. He goals, Crows lead, 29 seconds left. (Q4 24:26)
Crows boss the next centre bounce, long clearance goes to ground, Ellis-Yolmen shows better judgement than Blakely to gather, turn and goal from 20m. (Q4 26:11)

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