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Blog log from R6 of 2018: North Melbourne vs Port Adelaide

Blog log for North Melbourne vs Port Adelaide, R6 of 2018

Brown draws a free on Hombsch 40m out in front for the first goal from a Simpkin centre clearance from the first centre bounce. (Q1 0:51)
Barry receives outside a pack and misses a quick snap off the left from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 4:32)
Westhoff snaps the first goal for Port from 20m on a slight angle after gathering a bounce handball from Johnson. (Q1 6:17)
Clarke falls into the back of Johnson chasing a crumb 40m out on a slight angle from the Port goalface. Johnson misses. (Q1 9:20)
Watts marks in front of Daw 30m out wide on the flank but misses. (Q1 12:32)
Neade roves a contest in the pocket but rolls a snap across the face from 20m. (Q1 16:22)
Waite marks a Cunnington pass from the wing to 40m out on a slight angle after good ground work by Daw to force a turnover. He goals. (Q1 18:34)
Johnson flashes through a pack at the hotspot and gives a Joe the Goose special to Westhoff who hears the cavalry coming and rushes the ball to boot and shanks it for no score! (Q1 20:18)
Wingard marks strongly over Clarke next to the goalsquare for the second Port goal, from an Ebert clearance kick from the HFF. (Q1 21:33)
Macmillan just misses a snap from near CHF. (Q1 23:05)
Dixon gives to Sam Gray steaming past on the HFF, he lets fly from 40m for a goal despite a despairing chase by Macmillan. (Q1 24:54)
Westhoff hits the square with a quick kick from half forward, Sam Gray marks over the hapless Macmillan for another one. (Q1 26:17)
Williams gives to Goldstein standing on his own 50m out on a slight angle, Goldie lumbers into a snap off a step but hoofs it OOTF. (Q2 0:58)
Zurhaar receives outside a pack and has a lash off a step from true CHF, he goes wide right. (Q2 2:16)
After a long period of play in the Nrth half, Anderson picks up a loose ball at a stoppage at half forward and bounces through a snap, did it snick the post? Video review… goal. (Q2 4:44)
Houston intercepts on the wing and gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by Waite to bring him 20m out on a slight angle, he sends through the goal. (Q2 6:59)
Neade forces a crumb from a pack 20m out on a slight angle, Westhoff feeds Wingard who rams the footy into the goalpost. (Q2 8:39)
Neade throws his body on a loose ball and gets a high contact free on Dumont 40m out on a slight angle. He kicks the goal to cement the Port advantage. (Q2 12:24)
Daw mows down Boak to win a HTB ball in the centre then goes long to the hotspot where Brown draws a contact free on Clurey and just barely kicks the goal. (Q2 14:29)
Clarke passes short to Atley just inside 50m on a slight angle after Ziebell wins a loose footy on the wing. Atley misses badly, OOTF. (Q2 17:00)
Sam Gray marks 40m out in front and steers through his third goal. (Q2 20:15)
Atley snaps from a stoppage in the pocket 20m out but it’s ruled touched off the boot by Jonas. (Q2 24:45)
Goldstein marks the kick in and sends it back down the flank, Brown contests 20m out, Zurhaar roves and misses. (Q2 25:18)
Jonas is pinged for belting the ball OOB deliberately on the HBF, quick free kick by Clarke goes to Waite on the boundary 25m out who just misses. (Q2 27:32)
Amon goes long from the wing over two North defenders to Johnson 20m out on the flank, who screws through another one for Port. (Q2 29:45)
Westhoff strips Thompson in a tackle and gives out to Watts who snaps across the body for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 4:19)
Polec marks a Wingard centring ball to the hotspot for another one. Port well in control now. (Q3 7:04)
Waite roves a Brown contest and has time to steady for a running shot from 20m on the flank, which he rams through. (Q3 11:46)
Hombsch it was with the arm tackle that Waite broke to score that goal. (Q3 12:19)
McDonald gives to Davies-Uniacke for a miss off a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 13:23)
Dumont smothers Ebert in the BP, the crumb falls for Simpkin who screws through teh goal from 30m. (Q3 14:19)
Ebert catches Davies-Uniacke HTB after the next centre bounce, his long ball goes to the pocket where Sam Gray marks in front of Williams for a goal from 35m, his fourth. (Q3 15:19)
North goes coast-to-coast on the rebound, Jacobs baulks clear at 40m in front but shanks it OOTF. (Q3 18:37)
Robbie Gray marks a Motlop ball 30m out on a slight angle, Motlop had too much time to pick his target. He goals, Port are not going to lose this one. (Q3 22:20)
Ziebell misses off the left boot from a pack 15m out on a slight angle, and holds his head in his hands. (Q3 24:17)
Westhoff marks a Byrne-Jones ball in the pocket and goes inboard to Sam Gray 30m out on the flank. Gray shoots for goal number five… poster. (Q4 2:49)
Brown marks 40m out on a slight angle and hits the post. (Q4 5:27)
Goldstein marks on the HFF and gives forward to Davies-Uniacke, who has time and space to steady over the snap from 40m and steers it through. (Q4 6:20)
Dixon kicks long down the flank, Wingard chases but fumbles and the ball comes off his shin across the face for a point. (Q4 8:02)
Robbe Gray releases Amon to run from a pack on the wing and deliver a lovely left foot pass to Wingard 20m out on a slight angle on the fat side. The Chad kicks truly. (Q4 9:39)
Goldstein gets a ruck free at the hotspot but shanks a horrible sack OOTF. (Q4 10:57)
Barry misses a set shot from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 15:52)
Dixon marks 45m out on the flank and hits the left goalpost. (Q4 16:44)
Ziebell passes short to Tarrant 45m out on the flank, whose set shot falls in the square and is rushed. (Q4 17:54)
Robbie Gray passes to Neade near the boundary 35m out who threads the Neade-le. (Q4 19:02)
Brown leaps to mark a Daw ball from the HFF to the hotspot for some garbage. (Q4 21:28)
Waite snaps some more junk from half forward. (Q4 22:31)
Brown marks a Ziebell pass at the hotspot for his fourth goal. (Q4 24:08)
Dixon gets the junkiest of junk from 15m out on a slight angle after a free on Cunnington for putting his head over a loose ball. (Q4 28:07)

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