Blog log from R2 of 2018: Western Bulldogs vs West Coast

Cripps with the ball 55m from goal chips to Lycett who was unmanned 40m from goal. His shot from a slight angle misses to the left. (Q1 2:51)
Gowers with the ball 55m from goal kicks long to Hunter in the pocket who plays on, runs towards goal and just evades Jetta to kick the first goal of the game. (Q1 4:48)
Gaff kicks a high ball to the top of the square where Darling outmarks Trengove. Darling goes back and kicks truly on the set shot. (Q1 6:33)
Hurn on centre wing kicks flat and hard to Ryan who marks 45m from goal just inside the boundary. Ryan’s kick for goal misses to the near side. (Q1 8:06)
Webb gets on the end of a handball 60m from goal and chips centrally to Bontempelli 30m out directly in front. Bontempelli goes back and kicks the goal. (Q1 9:42)
Suckling marks and kicks long to the top of the square where Gowers drifts in front of the pack to take an uncontested mark. Gowers goes back and misses the set shot. Bad miss. (Q1 11:35)
Johannisen under pressure chips a low ball to McLean which is just barely the required 15m. McLean from 45m out on a slight angle misses the set shot to the left. (Q1 13:26)
Bad turnover by Daniel coming out of defence and the ball rebounds back to LeCras who hands to Ryan for an easy goal. (Q1 14:23)
Dunkley marks 30m from goal tight on the boundary line. His set shot is on target but close to being touched on the line. Upon review, it is deemed a goal. (Q1 17:33)
Rioli with time and space forward of the wing kicks low and accurately to find Waterman 40m out on a 45 degree angle. Waterman’s set shot is a goal. (Q1 27:00)
High ball into the West Coast F50 and Ryan climbs over the pack to take a spectacular mark! He goes back from 30m out on a slight angle misses to the left, to spoil a great play. (Qtr Time)
Cripps wins the ball in the pocket and hands to Shuey who takes a shot at goal, keeps it low, and bounces it through for a goal. (Q2 3:12)
Another turnover from Cordy sees Cripps pump the ball to the top of the square where Lycett is able to beat two Dogs to soccer through a goal. (Q2 4:42)
Bad turnover from Lycett sees the Dogs rebound and find Gowers 40m from goal on a 45 degree angle. His shot hits the post. (Q2 10:27)
Lycett catches Bontempelli holding the ball, kicks long to Darling who marks and handballs over the top to Ryan who runs into an open goal. (Q2 11:27)
Yeo from 50m out wheels onto his left and kicks well into space for Lycett to mark 15m out directly in front. Lycett goals. (Q2 14:52)
Naitanui makes a good contest on the wing to knock the ball down to LeCras who kicks long and sets up Waterman to run into an open goal. (Q2 19:12)
Waterman marks on the 50m arc, plays on under pressure and kicks quickly to Darling who marks at the top of the square. Darling goals. (Q2 25:24)
Bontempelli hands over the top to Dale in the pocket where Dale snaps at goal. It’s on target but touched on the line. (Q2 31:28)
Richards turns the ball over coming out of defence and West Coast bring it right back to LeCras who marks 35m out directly in front. LeCras goals. (Q3 5:40)
English marks 40m out directly in front and hands to Suckling on the run instead of taking the shot. Suckling misses to the right. (Q3 11:56)
Macrae floats a kick forward to the pocket where Gowers marks strongly overhead. He plays on, improves the angle and kicks around the body but misses to the left. (Q3 13:16)
The Dogs break through from defence and Hunter gets loose 60m from goal with all the time in the world to pick out Dunkley in the square on his own. Goal to Dunkley. (Q3 15:27)
Gaff on the 50m arc plays on and kicks centrally to Venables who marks 35m out directly in front and kicks the goal. (Q3 20:11)
Suckling with time and space 70m out lowers his eyes and hits Jong on the chest 40m out on a slight angle. Jong’s kick is a behind. (Q3 21:11)
Hunter and Jong combine with handballs to find Macrae who snaps a nice goal from 35 out on a difficult angle. (Q3 29:43)
The Dogs turn the ball over again and this time is comes back into a 3-on-1 where LeCras crumbs Lycett and snaps a goal. (Q4 2:07)
Ryan taps cleverly to Sheed, runs forward to receive the handball and then kicks a wonderful goal off the outside of his boot! He’s had a day out. (Q4 5:14)
The Dogs get out the back of the WCE defence via some nice kicks from Webb and then Suckling who spots Gowers in space. Gowers runs into an open goal. (Q4 7:16)
Cripps under pressure in the pocket kicks to the top of the square where Lycett marks easily, plays on and kicks the goal. (Q4 9:33)
Gaff handballs in traffic 20m out from his own goal and Macrae picks his pocket, turns onto his left and snaps a goal. (Q4 11:29)
Bad turnover from Duggan coming out of defence. Honeychurch picks up the loose ball and kicks centrally where Trengove marks 40m from goal. Trengove’s kick for goal misses. (Q4 16:32)
Duggan with time and space at the 50m arc kicks low and powerfully to Cripps who marks at the top of the square and kicks the goal. (Q4 18:07)
Gaff kicks into the WCE forward line to Darling who is surrounded by four Dogs but Richards gives away a needless in the back free. Darling goes back and kicks the goal. (Q4 24:34)
Daniel has a terrible fumble 40m from goal and Masten capitalises by spotting up Venables 25m out directly in front. Venables kicks the goal. (Q4 29:11)
Webb gets front and centre of a contest 40m from goal and hands to Macrae who snaps a goal; his second for the quarter. (Q4 32:13)

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