Blog log from R3 of 2018: St Kilda vs Adelaide

Gresham marks near CHF and gives to Savage who misses. (Q1 1:52)
Betts marks on the HFF on a fast break, Geary corrals him as he plays on, he goes to Jenkins 35m out on a slight angle. Jenkins doesn’t score with a shank, eventually rushed. (Q1 2:51)
McGovern marks in a pack 25m out on the flank and steers through the first goal. (Q1 4:30)
Seedsman is pinged for deliberate OOB under Acres pressure near the behind post, good decision too. Acres misses. (Q1 7:36)
Sinclair’s ninth disposal is a snap goal from outside a pack at the hotspot after a loose ball get and give by Ross. (Q1 8:50)
Acres roves a McCartin contest 40m out in front and wobbles a snap off the right boot that bounces on the line and through! (Q1 11:34)
Mackay goes long from the HFF to the square, Webster flies but drops it right into the hands of Walker who goals. (Q1 13:35)
Gibbs roves after a stoppage and gives to Sloane for a flying snap from 45m on the flank… just wide. (Q1 15:05)
Acres snaps from a ball-in 40m out, it bounces in the square but doesn’t take the necessary off break and goes across the face. (Q1 18:10)
Newnes gives to Acres in space 35m out on the flank, he lets fly but kicks OOTF, disappointingly. (Q1 19:38)
Billings passes to the diving lead of Steven 45m out on a slight angle. Steven gives off to Acres who misses. (Q1 21:36)
Lynch passes to Atkins near the boundary 40m out, he threads the needle for a goal to give Adelaide the lead back. (Q1 22:37)
Ellis-Yolmen is smothered on the wing, Billings passes to Marshall at CHF who plays on and misses. (Q1 24:07)
Wright catches a very short Dunstan ball on the flank 30m out, is called to play on and misses on the turn. (Q1 26:09)
Betts monsters Brown in a tackle from behind on the HFF, no free paid so Lynch roves and hits Douglas 35m out on a slight angle. Douglas steers through the goal. (Q2 3:07)
McGovern’s kick to Betts on the HFF is too short so he has to play on around the boundary, he gets around Carlisle with speed and snaps his first goal from 25m in classic style. (Q2 12:07)
Betts roves a Jenkins contest and goes himself from the boundary 25m out… into the behind post OOTF. (Q2 13:04)
Jacobs snaps wide from the HFF. (Q2 13:38)
Lynch catches Acres HTB in the BP but his ambitious switch kick goes straight to Coffield 40m out on a slight angle. The first-gamer kicks his first goal! (Q2 17:50)
McGovern marks at half forward and gets one of those soft encroachment 50m penalties to bring him near the goalsquare, but the crowd cheers as he hits the post from 15m! (Q2 19:37)
Acres rushes a high McGovern snap from 40m to the goalsquare. (Q2 20:08)
Geary coughs the ball up in the BP to Greenwood whose very short kick to Murphy is somehow paid a mark, he also misses from 15m on the flank. (Q2 22:22)
Newnes dives to mark a Sinclair ball on the boundary 45m out with Doedee guarding space instead of the man. He goes short to Steven at 40m on the flank. Steven’s shot is rushed. (Q2 23:47)
Jenkins runs down the wing and kicks over Douglas to space on the HFF with three Saints on him, Roberton fumbles to let him in but then touches the rolling snap on the line, point. (Q2 25:52)
Steven marks on the HFF, plays on and baulks around Talia but his running banana from 40m is very low percentage and is rushed by Hartigan. (Q2 28:04)
Seedsman snaps the first goal of Q3 around the corner from 45m after a give outside a pack at the hotspot by Walker. (Q3 3:43)
Newnes misses a long snap. (Q3 4:46)
Acres gets a free on Sloane on the wing for a block and hits the lead of McCartin 45m out on a slight angle. Paddy kicks left. (Q3 7:48)
Sinclair plays on to advantage after Milera gets caught HTB on the wing by Webster, his long ball is marked on the chest of Bruce next to the goalsquare for another for St Kilda. (Q3 9:23)
Acres gets a soft ruck free on Jacobs 40m out on the flank, but shoots right. (Q3 11:22)
Douglas breaks free of a pack on the wing, evades a chaser and delivers a sensational kick to Betts leading back to the square for a steadying goal. (Q3 15:24)
Ross chases the crumb from a contest at the top of the Crow goalsquare, but he fumbles and allows Walker to volley home from 5m. (Q3 18:48)
Betts chases a Brown fumble but his volley to a difficult ball from 15m is soft and Savage escorts it over the behind line. (Q3 20:22)
Murphy is all on his own at CHF on a fast break, his bounce is wonky but he manages to get ball on boot… a shank that lands luckily in the arms of Betts for a goal from 20m. (Q3 21:10)
Seedsman catches Sinclair HTB on the wing, long ball to the Crow square for Jenkins to mark over Brown for another one for the suddenly rampaging Crows. (Q3 22:49)
Gibbs passes to Jenkins near the boundary 45m out, who hits the near goalpost. (Q3 25:24)
Lynch has Greenwood all on his own on a slow play with a kick from wing to 40m on a slight angle, a breakdown in the Saint zone. The set shot drops, Walker misses from the pocket. (Q3 27:25)
Jacobs picks a kick off his bootlaces on the HFF and gives to Walker who snaps off a step from 50m for another one. It’s one-way traffic. (Q3 29:32)
Gresham is one out with Laird in the square for a short kick by Geary after a stoppage at the hotspot, he bodies Laird off the fall to mark and goal. It’s junk time now though. (Q4 2:29)
Douglas roves a pack at the hotspot and gives wide to Gibbs who does the rest off the right boot from 25m on the flank. (Q4 5:26)
McCartin roves at CHF and kicks wide to White 45m out on a slight angle, whose set shot is off hands for a behind. (Q4 8:46)
Wright crumbs a contest at the hotspot at speed, falls over but gives to Geary speeding past to goal from the top of the square. (Q4 10:46)
Lynch roves a stoppage in the pocket 20m out and screws a snap across the body into the base of the far goalpost. (Q4 12:11)
Seedsman marks 50m out on a slight angle, plays on and roosts a trademark long finish. (Q4 12:30)
Jacobs to Ellis-Yolmen at a stoppage on the wing, quick kick to the hotspot where McGovern marks in front of Roberton and goals. (Q4 15:46)
Dunstan runs free down the wing and hits Armitage 25m out on the flank. Armitage, who has been quiet, steers through the goal. (Q4 19:46)
Lynch passes wide of congestion outside CHF to Gibbs just inside 50m on a slight angle. Gibbs misses. (Q4 25:15)
Laird is pinged for deliberate OOB on the HBF, Sinclair passes to McCartin on the boundary 40m out but Jacobs marks his set shot on the line. (Q4 27:30)
Gibbs feeds Atkins for a goal from 35m on the flank, the few Crows fans applaud with enthusiasm. (Q4 28:57)
Mackay has an acre of space on the HFF after gathering a Brown ball, but he misses from 45m. (Q4 30:14)
Betts has the sit on Roberton in the pocket 25m out for a speccy, the final siren sounds so he can’t play on… just misses. (Q4 31:11)

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