Blog log from R6 of 2018: Western Bulldogs vs Carlton

Boyd rises in the middle of a big pack to mark a long Suckling ball to 40m on a slight angle, but just misses. (Q1 0:49)
Boyd marks a long Gowers ball next to the square in a one-on-one with Rowe for the first goal. (Q1 3:04)
Fisher baulks Richards on the HFF and lets fly from 40m but it’s across the face and OOTF. (Q1 3:34)
Casboult flies to mark over Williams at the hotspot, but just misses. (Q1 4:20)
Wright sharks a Naughton handball under a Charlie Curnow tackle at the top of the Blue goalsquare and gives to Casboult to goal from point blank range. (Q1 6:50)
Dahlhaus feeds inside from a stoppage in the pocket to Hunter who has time but rather rushes a snap across the body off his right from the hotspot for a behind. (Q1 10:36)
Fisher gets a contact free on Williams 40m out on a slight angle and squeezes through his first goal. (Q1 12:20)
Ed Curnow is pinged for contact on Macrae in a marking contest at the hotspot, didn’t have his eyes on the footy, easy goal to the Dogs. (Q1 14:19)
Bontempelli gives to Daniel for a missed snap near the hotspot after a Simpson turnover by foot from half back. (Q1 16:01)
Jones smashes Jong late after a mark on the wing, obvious 50 penalty brings him to 35m on a slight angle for a miss. (Q1 18:20)
Wallis plays on to advantage from a free against Charlie Curnow for a snap from the HFF that sails through half-post height. (Q1 19:35)
Bontempelli baulks clear at half forward in typical time-stopping fashion then passes to Gowers 20m out in the pocket, he kicks truly from the tough set shot with a drop punt. (Q1 21:05)
Charlie Curnow fights on at ground level after dropping a ball from his brother Ed, but Ed turns up in time to mop up and poke a ball to Wright for the goal from 15m. (Q1 29:05)
Casboult leads out of the square and marks in front of two Dogs 25m out on the flank for the first goal of Q2. (Q2 0:46)
Wright it was with the goal assist pass. (Q2 1:31)
Thomas roves a pack at the hotspot and gives to Charlie Curnow who bounces a quick snap wide. (Q2 2:28)
Petrevski-Seton to McKay on the wing, thence to Charlie Curnow on the HFF and Casboult in the pocket 20m out, but Levi misses that set shot. (Q2 3:46)
Macrae marks a short Wood pass despite a lunge by Simpson. He lines up from 40m in the corridor, and misses badly to the right. (Q2 7:31)
Bontempelli passes to Boyd 40m out on a slight angle who also misses right. (Q2 8:31)
McLean, who has been quiet early, snaps a goal from a pack on the HFF despite claims from Blues players that they touched it off the boot. (Q2 10:46)
Charlie Curnow plays on after marking on the HFF but shoots well wide. (Q2 13:01)
Johannisen worries Marchbank off a ground ball in the Dogs goalsquare, McLean volleys through but after video review it is ruled touched off the boot. (Q2 17:46)
Wood runs around the 50m arc and hoofs an ugly kick to the front of a pack at the hotspot to favour Dale to mark in front of Wright for an unpretty goal. (Q2 19:06)
Jones tries to run from a pack in the BP but Lipinski catches him HTB 20m out on a slight angle, he kicks the goal. (Q2 21:42)
Kerridge marks a torpedo from one wing to the other on a switch, then finds McKay 35m out on a slight angle for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 0:34)
Suckling passes up the guts to the lead of Boyd 40m out after the Dogs go around the arc by hand through traffic. Boyd hits the left goalpost. (Q3 3:32)
Gowers marks on the HFF and plays on quickly with a pass to Daniel on the flank 25m out, he makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q3 11:19)
Dow roves and hits the post from a pack at the top of the square after some ugly broken play. (Q3 15:29)
The Dogs almost go coast to coast with Gowers over the back for a long Bontempelli ball, but he plays on and Rowe mows him down to prevent the score! (Q3 16:01)
Rowe gets two 50m penalties to bring him just inside CHF, but he doesn’t score. (Q3 16:46)
Petrevski-Seton misses with a snap across the face from near the hotspot. (Q3 19:10)
Bontempelli hits the post with a set shot from the hotspot. (Q3 20:31)
The kick in doesn’t clear the HBF for Carlton, Lipinski kicks his first goal in league footy from 40m. (Q3 20:31)
Jones drops a defensive mark on the last line, Johannisen pounces and gives to Dale whose pressured snap from 20m out in the pocket goes across the face. (Q3 24:31)
Suckling kicks backwards from the HBF but it’s an ugly scrubber that bounces past Naughton to allow Phillips to soccer an opportunist goal from 15m! (Q3 25:25)
Bontempelli marks next to the hotspot but hits the post again! (Q3 26:56)
Casboult marks in a park 45m out on a slight angle. His set shot is very high but falls on the line and is touched for a behind. (Q3 28:55)
Jones drops a defensive mark at the hotspot, Johannisen roves and gives to Dale who feeds Gowers for the goal from the pocket. (Q4 5:17)
Cripps gives to O’Brien for the long clearance after the next centre clash, Charlie Curnow marks and plays on to goal from 25m on the flank despite some pressure. (Q4 7:10)
Kerridge roves his own contest to an Ed Curnow ball in the pocket, draws a man and gives to Fisher who misses around the corner off the left. (Q4 10:55)
Rowe spins and turns the ball over off the left boot on the HBF straight to Richards who goes quickly to Johannisen 40m out on a slight angle, who doesn’t score. (Q4 12:32)
Dale catches Marchbank HTB on the boundary 45m out but misses the tough set shot. (Q4 14:47)
Naughton spoils a long Ed Curnow ball to Wright in the square but the smaller Blue chases and baulks clear for the give to the square, Silvagni is ahead of Dunkley to volley home! (Q4 16:32)
Kennedy goes long from outside CHF to the pocket where Charlie Curnow has position over Naughton to mark 10m out but miss. (Q4 17:47)
Charlie Curnow roves a Casboult contest and tries a Daicos special under a Naughton tackle from 25m on the boundary… wobbles into the far goalpost! (Q4 20:19)
Bontempelli gives to McLean who tries his luck off a step from 30m on the boundary… just narrow. (Q4 22:34)
Johannisen intercepts a Kerridge ball across midfield and passes to Lipinski 25m out on a slight angle for the sealing goal. (Q4 23:47)
Charlie Curnow marks behind two Dogs 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 24:16)
Kerridge plays on and misses from a mark 50m out on a slight angle. (Q4 28:03)

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