Blog log from R5 of 2018: Carlton vs West Coast

Kerridge centres from the pocket to Ed Curnow 45m out on the flank for the first score, which is a goal. (Q1 0:54)
Plowman is stripped in a tackle, Rioli roves at the hotspot but misses off the right boot. (Q1 4:55)
Hurn gets a blocking free on Kerridge outside CHF and passes to the lead of Lycett 40m out on a slight angle, who kicks the first Eagle major. (Q1 5:39)
Simpson roves at half forward, jinks and hits Petrevski-Seton 40m out in the corridor with a short and quick ball. SPS kicks truly. (Q1 9:40)
Darling contests a Rioli ball down the flank to 20m against two Blues, Kennedy stays down to rove and goal. (Q1 11:17)
Dow shoots on the run from near CHF but Sheppard dives to rush it, was going wide anyway. (Q1 12:36)
Kennedy marks a long Naitanui ball just inside 50m on the flank, then kicks OOTF. (Q1 14:55)
LeCras marks a Kennedy ball 35m out on the boundary and misses. (Q1 18:25)
LeCras has space and time after gathering a Rioli ball to the HFF, his shot is straight but falls on the line for Rowe to touch through. (Q1 21:42)
Naitanui roves his own contest in the pocket and wobbles a snap under pressure from 20m, but misses. (Q1 23:40)
Shuey steers through a snap from 50m on a slight angle after a pressured rebound up the guts. (Q1 29:10)
Sheed misses on the run from near CHF just before the QT siren. (Q1 29:55)
Dow clears from the first centre bounce of Q2, Charlie Curnow gets a holding free on Sheppard on the HFF but misses. (Q2 0:19)
LeCras volleys a loose ball on the wing to Jamie Cripps 50m out on the flank, flashy but a deliberate play that came off. Cripps’ set shot falls and is rushed by Phillips. (Q2 3:18)
Phillips marks a short Thomas ball at true CHF, goes back for the set shot and just barely fails to clear the pack on the line, rushed behind. (Q2 5:23)
Patrick Cripps rolls a kick from congestion in midfield to Kerridge on his own 40m out on a slight angle, who misses the snap. (Q2 6:36)
Patrick Cripps mops up at half forward and gives to Ed Curnow who tries a running checkside from near the hotspot that screws well wide. (Q2 9:38)
Lycett misses on the turn under Phillips pressure 30m out on the flank. (Q2 14:01)
Rioli roves a long Sheppard ball to the pocket but dribbles into the post from 15m. (Q2 15:08)
Silvagni baulks at half forward and goes long over McGovern to McKay 20m out on a slight angle, he goals. (Q2 15:38)
Fisher roves a loose ball on the point of the centre square after the Eagles get in trouble trying to run out of defence, he goes long to McKay 20m out who marks and goals again! (Q2 17:54)
This even scoreline is a more fitting reflection of the closeness of the contest. (Q2 18:09)
Rioli gives to Hutchings for a highly pressured snap in a phonebox in the pocket 15m out, that one goes wide. (Q2 18:52)
Rowe kicks to the HBF but there are three Eagles on two out there, Rioli runs clear of the pack, baulks Patrick Cripps and goals on the burst from 35m on a slight angle. (Q2 21:39)
McGovern soccers a loose ball in defence but straight to Phillips 50m out on the flank, who doesn’t score. (Q2 23:54)
LeCras has time to think, and passes from midfield to Hutchings on the lead to 30m on the flank. Hutchings misses. (Q2 25:09)
Gaff goals from close range after Petrevski-Seton kicks into him on the mark on the HBF, goal assist on the one-two by Kennedy. (Q2 26:04)
Rioli passes to Hutchings 40m out on the flank, who doesn’t score. (Q2 27:09)
Duggan passes short to Jamie Cripps on the boundary 35m out, who also doesn’t score. (Q2 28:09)
Fisher gets a contact free on Redden near the hotspot to kick the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:46)
Kerridge snaps a goal from 40m on a slight angle after a stoppage to level the scores! (Q3 3:06)
Kerridge gives wide at half forward to Kerridge, he has space but Sheppard gives chase and just puts his snap off from 30m to go wide. (Q3 7:33)
Waterman marks 50m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q3 11:50)
Yeo catches O’Shea HTB at the Eagle hotspot but misses, disappointingly. (Q3 15:11)
Kennedy snaps from mid-range, teammates congratulate him for getting the club record goal but it’s ruled touched by Plowman for a point. (Q3 16:46)
LeCras goals from a free 30m out on the flank to the boos of the home crowd, Thomas it was who initiated contact with his eyes not on the footy. (Q3 23:16)
Gaff gives to Masten outside a pack at the hotspot, he tries a checkside that works for the goal. (Q3 28:32)
Rowe kicks blind from the last line but straight to Rowe 45m out on a slight angle, who just misses. (Q3 30:32)
Plowman drops a sitter of a mark deep in defence, Gaff roves and runs into the open goal. (Q3 31:40)
McGovern intercepts the Fisher centre clearance and starts a rebound around the outer wing, LeCras marks over Thomas at the hotspot just before the 3QT siren and kicks truly. (Q3 33:22)
Fisher gathers a loose ball on the wing, draws two Eagles and gives to Plowman who finds Silvagni 25m out in the pocket. Silvagni misses, disappointingly. (Q4 3:00)
Casboult gets a contact free on Nelson 25m out on the flank going for a Patrick Cripps ball. He steers through his second goal. (Q4 6:28)
Charlie Curnow gives to O’Brien who snaps OOTF from near the hotspot. (Q4 7:47)
Waterman marks a Hutchings ball 50m out on a slight angle, but misses everything. (Q4 12:46)
McKay gets a rather soft tunnelling free on Hurn near the boundary 25m out. He tries a set shot checkside, and it works! 7:01 to go, three kicks in it. (Q4 17:43)
Lycett clears from the next centre bounce with a hoof up the guts, Darling is playing in front and marks 40m out… but misses. (Q4 19:16)
Plowman holds the jumper of LeCras to concede a soft but obvious free as they go for a ground ball 45m out on a slight angle. The Frenchman kicks the sealer. (Q4 24:46)
Rioli misses from the HFF, Darling watches the ball sail over his head alone in the square. (Q4 28:24)
Wright has Casboult over the back on a quick rebound for the goal from 20m. (Q4 28:46)
McKay gets a free on Yeo in the pocket going for a Simpson ball, he goals with five seconds left. (Q4 30:33)

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