Blog log from R1 of 2018: Western Sydney vs Western Bulldogs

Cameron marks at half forward, turns and passes to the lead of Patton at the hotspot. His set shot skews way right with a strong breeze. (Q1 3:13)
Kelly delivers a low bullet to Cameron 30m out on the flank, whose set shot wobbles but avoids the left goalpost for the first major. (Q1 3:54)
Patton gets a free for front-on contact by Roberts going for a Himmelberg ball next to the behind post. He goals as well. (Q1 5:10)
English passes to Dale 45m out on the flank, who kicks into Whitfield on the mark with his set shot, no score. (Q1 9:33)
Naughton marks in relief in the BP but his switch kick gets caught by the wind, Patton marks 50m out on a slight angle. But the wind blows his set shot OOTF. (Q1 13:09)
Shiel goes quick to Lloyd in the square but it’s dropped, the crumb sits up for Greene to soccer home. (Q1 14:54)
Himmelberg gives to Cameron who measures a snap from the pocket 20m out, but it’s too low and Suckling dives to touch it through. (Q1 16:39)
The kick in doesn’t clear half back, Coniglio receives and shoots from 50m on a slight angle for another one. (Q1 17:25)
Suckling sails through a trademark long bomb from 50m on a slight angle for the first Doggie goal, after a mark inside 50 and give off by Honeychurch. (Q1 22:10)
English kicks very long from 60m, it wobbles and pitches behind the pack in the square for a behind. (Q1 22:54)
Gowers marks 10m out and gets a 50m penalty on Haynes for tackling him late to ensure the goal. (Q1 26:50)
Roughead catches Davis HTB near CHF, another wobbling set shot but it swings through! (Q1 31:13)
Macrae passes to Dale 40m out in the corridor after an attack started from a pack behind the wing by Bontempelli. Dale hits the post. (Q2 1:16)
Greene bounces through a snap from 50m on a slight angle after leading Wood to a loose footy. (Q2 2:05)
Himmelberg passes to Cameron on the boundary 25m out, whose checkside gets caught by the wind and goes across the face. (Q2 3:46)
Davis is pinged for legging Gowers near the boundary 40m out. Gowers shoots OOTF. (Q2 5:58)
Wood kicks into Shiel on the mark on the HBF, the ball sits up for Shiel to gather and find Patton at the hotspot for the goal. (Q2 8:56)
Kelly marks 45m out on a slight angle after Giles-Langdon forces a turnover in midfield. He kicks truly. (Q2 10:31)
Cameron converts a set shot from near the behind post after a rather soft free against Naughton for high contact. (Q2 12:41)
Dahlhaus gives to Johannisen for a very quick snap under Shaw pressure from the flank 40m out… OOTF. (Q2 13:28)
Greene marks on the boundary 40m out but misses. (Q2 15:47)
Lloyd misses a snap from a pack at the hotspot. (Q2 19:45)
Another irresistible attack by the Giants ends with Greene giving a Joe the Goose special to Himmelberg. GWS in complete control. (Q2 20:57)
English wins a HTB free on Taranto on the HFF, he hits the square, big pack but the crumb falls over the back for Dunkley to volley a goal. (Q2 25:47)
Greene roves a Crozier dropped mark and gives to Cameron who rolls through a snap from the pocket 20m out. (Q2 27:12)
Cameron turns provider for Greene with a long ball from outside CHF to the square for another one. (Q2 28:12)
Tomnlinson is pinged for deliberate OOB near the behind post, Dahlhaus misses. (Q3 6:08)
Dunkley finds Johannisen inside 50, he passes on to Roughead near the hotspot who kicks truly. (Q3 7:23)
Kelly plays on into advantage into an open goal after a free to Patton in a marking contest. (Q3 10:10)
Cameron marks 40m out on the flank in front of Naughton, but the wind blows his kick and it’s doesn’t score. (Q3 13:54)
Cameron marks at 40m on a slight angle with Williams out of position, he plays on and boots his fourth goal. (Q3 15:54)
Bontempelli misses on the turn off the left boot from a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q3 18:23)
Coniglio roves a Patton contest at the top of the square for another one. (Q3 20:24)
Cameron gets caught high by Honeychurch in a pack at the hotspot, and boots his fifth goal. (Q3 23:54)
Patton gives to Shiel for an easy goal from 20m after Naughton kicks into the man on the mark Cameron in the BP. (Q3 29:17)
Whitfield goes to the square for half forward, Roberts is pinged for a hold on Cameron, six goals for Jezza. (Q3 32:23)
Macrae passes short to Hunter 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q4 1:25)
Lobb passes from the wing to Greene 40m out on a slight angle, on the end of a slow but untroubled rebound started by Davis. Greene boots goal number four. (Q4 3:20)
Dale has nothing on so goes himself from the boundary 40m out, and bounces it through to little reaction. (Q4 5:42)
Honeychurch also converts a low-percentage snap from much the same spot. (Q4 8:26)
Taranto handballs from near the behind post to air in the square, Greene throws a boot at it but William’s hand gets there first to rush it. (Q4 12:40)
Giles-Langdon marks one and cops treatment by Naughton for his troubled. He lines up from 40m on the flank, and steers it through. (Q4 15:55)
de Boer runs around the boundary and hits Patton 20m out on the flank, who misses. (Q4 18:41)
Cameron misses from 55m on the flank. (Q4 19:10)
Lobb passes to Cameron 45m out on the flank, who misses again. (Q4 20:23)
Tomlinson marks 30m out on the flank but misses. (Q4 23:40)
Taranto gives to Tomlinson after a stoppage for a snap off a step from much the same spot, this one sails through. (Q4 24:56)
Macrae misses a set shot from 35m on the flank. (Q4 26:57)
Gowers gives to Johannisen who misses with a running checkside from 30m on a slight angle. (Q4 26:57)
Ward marks in midfield, plays on and misses from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 26:57)
Ward marks 50m out on the flank just before the final siren, but hits the post. (Q4 26:57)

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