Blog log from R7 of 2018: Richmond vs Fremantle

Lambert marks a short Butler pass within range on the HFF but quickly passes to Caddy 35m out on a slight angle. Caddy boots the first goal. (Q1 2:50)
Ryan misses a handball at half back over Sandilands’ head, Broad passes to Castagna near the boundary 25m out, who hits the post with a checkside. (Q1 5:34)
Edwards passes to the lead of Townsend 45m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 6:49)
Martin breaks a Fyfe tackle on the HFF, runs to 35m and tries a running checkside that floats across the face. (Q1 7:44)
Butler passes short to Riewoldt 45m out on a slight angle after McIntosh spoils a long kick across the centre line to start another attack from a turnover. Riewoldt kicks truly. (Q1 10:35)
Langdon worries Vlaustin of a ground ball on the wing, Matera pounces and delivers a lovely pass to Ballantyne 30m out on a slight angle. Balla misses. (Q1 12:19)
Higgins taps the crumb from a Short ball to half forward wide to Lloyd who rams it through from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 15:30)
Cox marks at half forward, waits and waits some more, and finally hits McCarthy leading to 45m on a slight angle. McCarthy roosts a beautiful set shot straight through. (Q1 18:30)
Caddy treats a rolling Butler snap from 20m like a soccer pass and volleys it home from the square, after a pressured Hamling handball goes to ground in the pocket. (Q1 24:01)
Sandilands feeds Langdon after a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle who shoots OOTF. (Q1 25:36)
Hughes roves at defensive hotspot but gives a hospital handpass to Duman who is swamped by three Tigers. Higgins takes the HTB free but misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 27:31)
BLakely turns the ball over by foot at CHB, Edwards mops up and gives to Martin who misses from the hotspot. (Q2 1:29)
Wilson drops a sitter at CHB, Riewoldt taps to Graham who runs into an open goal. (Q2 4:51)
Crowden gives to Fyfe who misses off the left from 45m on a slight angle. (Q2 9:36)
Butler roves a Wilson fumble in midfield and gives to Houli steaming up from defence, he reaches 45m and rams through another one for Richmond. It’s a procession. (Q2 11:51)
Neale gives to Tucker after a stoppage for a snap off a step from 35m out on a slight angle… across the face off the left boot. (Q2 15:48)
Castagna marks a Houli ball on the HFF and turns Duman with a sensational left foot step, he eventually reaches the hotspot and gives a Joe the Goose special to Martin. (Q2 17:07)
Ah, but a late video review shows Duman got a finger to it, ruled a behind. (Q2 18:03)
Lloyd roves on the HFF and tries a Daicos special from 30m on the boundary, Hamling doesn’t get a hand on it but it rolls into the post. (Q2 18:43)
Martin marks on the HFF and floats a kick to a massive hole in the Freo zone at the hotspot where Riewoldt leads up from the square to mark and goal. Too easy. (Q2 26:52)
Caddy roves in a mad scramble at the top of the square and toepokes through another one. (Q2 29:06)
Ah, but again there’s a late video review and this time Sandilands got a felange on the footy. (Q2 30:18)
Ballantyne is over the back to mark a Cox ball from the HFF and run into the open goal. (Q3 4:06)
McCarthy flies against two Tigers to a Cox bal 25m out on the flank and draws a contact free for Vlaustin going too high on the spoil. His set shot nicks the inside of the post. (Q3 6:44)
Houli misses a flying snap from 40m in the corridor. (Q3 9:28)
Caddy dumps Hill after disposal at CHF for Freo, Brayshaw gets the downfield free next to the square for another Fremantle goal. (Q3 12:05)
Caddy’s kick from a pack at defensive hotspot is smothered, Mundy picks up and shoots across the face. (Q3 13:57)
Cox leaps in the middle of a nest of players to mark a Cerra high ball from the HFF. He kicks truly. (Q3 17:14)
Martin receives from Castagna at half forward following the next centre bounce, and passes to Riewoldt 45m out on a slight angle. Li’l Rooey misses. (Q3 18:57)
Short goes long from inside the centre square 55m out, but it bounces wide. (Q3 20:16)
Mundy goes to Tucker in the pocket who draws a front-on contact free on Short 25m out. He misses. (Q3 21:38)
Castagna marks in front of Hill in the pocket 25m out, his set shot checkside doesn’t curl back far enough. (Q3 22:57)
Riewoldt marks on the boundary 25m out after Freo yet again can’t rebound past the centre line without turning it over. But Riewoldt kicks OOTF. (Q3 24:42)
Houli beats three Dockers in contests on the wing to keep a ground ball alive, Graham goes long from the HFF to Townsend in the square for the first goal of Q4. (Q4 0:50)
Townsend turns provider with a Joe the Goose special for Higgins. This looks like it might turn ugly for Freo. (Q4 3:35)
Grimes passes to Riewoldt 50m out on a slight angle, who doesn’t score. (Q4 4:35)
Graham goes short to McIntosh 40m out in front after the Tigers boss a stoppage in the pocket. McIntosh kicks truly. (Q4 7:15)
Martin feeds Lambert who snaps truly off a step from 35m on the flank. (Q4 11:56)
Edwards runs through the centre on another fast break, he passes to Riewoldt at the hotspot for another one. (Q4 18:20)
Lloyd roves on the HFF and centres to Nankervis 45m out in front. Nank’s set shot is straight but short, rushed on the line. (Q4 22:06)
Lloyd gives to Conca who snaps around hte corner from 25m on a slight angle for another one. (Q4 23:26)
Butler has Castagna over the back on yet another fast break, quick goal for the Tigers. (Q4 26:03)
Higgins marks a Nankervis ball over Neale 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 27:21)
Nankervis gets the crowd roaring with a juggled mark in front of Blakely 45m out on a slight angle. His set shot falls near the behind line, Higgins gives to Townsend, goal! (Q4 28:11)
Ballantyne roves a Mundy kick to a pack at the hotspot but snaps wide. (Q4 30:06)

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