Blog log from R10 of 2018: Richmond vs St Kilda

Newnes kicks from the HBF to the point of the centre square but straight to Lambert who has Butler 40m out in front, but the first score is a behind. (Q1 1:10)
Cotchin roves a long ball to Moore in the square but misses from 20m. (Q1 2:39)
Riewoldt marks near the hotspot, Carlisle bangs his elbow into Jack’s jaw but no 50m, Riewoldt walks off so Caddy takes the shot for the first goal. (Q1 6:10)
Ellis marks at the hotspot but pokes his set shot wide. (Q1 10:55)
Newnes gets a Joe the Goose special from Membrey for the first Saints goal on the end of a fast break. (Q1 14:55)
Houli sets up Butler to run from the hotspot into the open goal on a fast break. (Q1 19:55)
Steven marks 35m out on the flank, plays on and screws through a nice goal to keep the Saints in touch. (Q1 25:00)
Butler rolls through a goal from 15m out after Edwards roves a big pack 20m out and delivers a lovely blind handball over his head. (Q1 27:26)
Caddy roves a big pack contesting a long ball 20m out and goals with ease, no one on him. (Q2 2:46)
Moore marks at half forward then wheels and passes, Butler marks at the hotspot but hits the post. (Q2 4:31)
Lonie marks a Steele snap near the behind post and delivers a Joe the Goose special for Membrey, who can’t miss from there. (Q2 7:26)
McCartinh beats Rance to mark a long ball to a pack 20m out, but misses to the disappointment of Saint fans. (Q2 8:31)
Rance starts a rebound on the HBF with a lovely long handball to the wing, eventually Cotchin roves a Moore contest to a Butler ball 20m out, baulks and goals. (Q2 11:32)
Lonie marks a McKenzie pass 50m out on a slight angle, plays on but misses. (Q2 14:00)
Hickey marks 40m out on the flank but doesn’t score with a terrible shank. (Q2 15:23)
After a Martin turnover by foot on the wing, Billings runs to 55m on the flank and misses. (Q2 16:46)
Steven baulks on the wing on the end of a rebound and hits Gresham at the hotspot, who won a raffle with Carlisle. Gresham kicks truly, somewhat surprisingly. (Q2 20:27)
Phillips passes to the lead of McCartin in the pocket 25m out, who kicks OOTF. (Q2 23:12)
Caddy runs into the open goal, set up by Moore chasing a ball down the wing and kicking long after a tap by McIntosh. (Q2 24:57)
Hickey leaps on the line and it is ruled that he touched a long Higgins snap from the HFF before it crossed the line though it was not particularly clear on replay. (Q3 4:05)
Gresham feeds Billings for a running snap from the HFF, that one sails through from 35m. (Q3 6:00)
Gresham roves a McCartin contest at the hotspot and gives to Lonie to roll through another one, Saints back within a kick all of a sudden! (Q3 7:21)
Savage bombs long from the wing to a four-man pack at the hotspot, Gresham is down to rove and run into the open goal, St Kilda hits the lead! (Q3 9:58)
Lonie feeds Steven to run around the boundary, he goes himself from 40m with a man on his hammer but it’s across the face. (Q3 11:24)
Gresham wins a wrestle with Astbury to mark a Clark kick to 30m on a slight angle, amazingly given the weight differential. He goals again, three to him! (Q3 13:25)
Newnes roves a pack 25m out on the flank and gets a free for Graham getting into his back on the tackle. Tiger fans boo as they thought it should have been HTB, Newnes misses. (Q3 16:05)
Gresham is pinged for interfering in ruck as Vlaustin nominated, Vlas kicks the cheap goal from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 18:05)
Vlaustin marks on the behind line and screws through his second goal in a minute to level the scores. (Q3 20:17)
Martin bounces through a behind from a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle. (Q3 22:01)
Caddy flies in front of Clark to mark a long Ellis ball to the corridor 20m out for another one for Richmond. (Q3 23:06)
Menadue runs around the HFF and passes with his left boot to Moore deep in the pocket 20m out, who misses. (Q3 24:41)
Menadue has a very tough snap from the pocket 15m out under heavy pressure, that also goes wide. (Q3 25:39)
Martin runs around a lame-looking Dunstan like he’s a witches hat at half forward then shoots from 55m on a slight angle to an empty square… bounces through! (Q3 26:21)
Gresham plays on to advantage after a holding free on Rance to McCartin at the hotspot, he gets in trouble in the pocket but manages to bounce through his fourth major. (Q3 27:19)
Grigg catches Dunstan HTB in a pack 20m out on the boundary, but misses. (Q3 29:51)
Caddy rides a tackle and gives to Martin who snaps across the body from 40m in front, does it get touched on the line by Austin? Umpire’s call on review, ruled a goal. (Q4 3:27)
Gresham marks in front of McIntosh near the boundary 30m out and tries a screwing set shot, it’s good for goal number five for him. (Q4 5:12)
Caddy marks 50m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 6:27)
Martinn runs through traffic with two bounces down the HFF then gives to Higgins who misses from 20m in the pocket, disappointingly. (Q4 10:24)
Higgins marks 40m out on a slight angle but decides to pass, good option as he has McIntosh in the corridor at the same distance. McIntosh shanks it OOTF though. (Q4 13:48)
Ross misses a target behind the wing, Edwards sends a nice kick to the other pocket for Butler to run onto and into the open goal. (Q4 13:48)
Cotchin misses a snap from CHF. (Q4 13:48)
Billings has Membrey over the back for a long kick near the hotspot, he plays on and goals from 20m. (Q4 17:36)
Vlaustin steals a mark from Sinclair in front of a pack 25m out on the flank and boots his third goal, all in the second half. (Q4 20:12)
Edwards gives wide of congestion at half forward to Vlaustin who has space 40m out but goes to the top of the square for Caddy’s fifth goal. (Q4 24:15)
Gresham roves and checksides his sixth goal from 20m on the flank just before getting tackled. (Q4 26:43)
Cotchin passes up the guts to Caddy at true CHF, who boots goal number six. (Q4 28:58)
Moore misses a set shot from 45m on the boundary in the last minute. (Q4 31:58)

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