Blog log from R11 of 2018: Sydney vs Carlton

Kerr marks 45m out in front and steers through the first goal of the game, after Franklin gave away 50m to kickstart a Carlton attack from the other end. (Q1 3:40)
Rampe is pinged for contact on Charlie Curnow near the hotspot, bit of a bearhug though they were both doing it. Curnow misses badly, though. (Q1 5:45)
Rampe is pinged again for a hold on Charlie Curnow off the ball 50m out on the flank, this time the set shot sails with majesty right through! (Q1 7:30)
Hayward leaps over Wright to mark a Hannebery pass 35m out on a slight angle but misses badly. (Q1 9:12)
Simpson plays on after the kick in but Rohan mows him down 15m out on the boundary, but Rohan’s set shot is OOTF across the face. (Q1 10:50)
Jack marks on the wing and gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by O’Brien, he lines up from 45m on a slight angle and boots the first Sydney goal. (Q1 14:01)
O’Shea burns the footy on the HBF, Heeney roves and shoots from 40m on the flank but misses. (Q1 15:45)
Ronke kicks high and hopeful from half forward to a big pack at the hotspot, Rowe holds Franklin by the jumper to give away a needless free kick, goal Sydney. (Q1 18:29)
Centre clearance by Wright, Smith tries to mark from behind but Silvagni is paid it from in front and kicks truly from near the hotspot. (Q1 20:31)
Hewett gives to Kennedy for the next centre clearance, Parker marks between Jones and Thomas at the hotspot, another lead-changing goal. (Q1 21:51)
Florent streams away from the next centre bounce and kicks long from outside CHF, it drifts wide and goes off Parker’s hands for a behind. (Q1 23:11)
Franklin baulks in traffic on the wing and uses nice vision to spot up Hayward at the hotspot with no one on him. Hayward goes back for the set shot, but sprays it. (Q1 28:14)
Parker marks in the pocket and centres to Heeney at the hotspot, poor marking by Carlton. Cripps encroaches to ensure the goal, then starts a blue with most of the Sydney team. (Q2 6:10)
Petrevski-Seton beats McVeigh to mark on the pocket 30m out, but kicks OOTF. (Q2 6:52)
Thomas hits the lead of Silvagni 40m out in the corridor, who misses. (Q2 7:48)
Hewett passes to Sinclair in the pocket 20m out, who also doesn’t score with his set shot. (Q2 9:07)
Rohan fumbles on the wing, butters up, fends off Kreuzer and bombs long to the pocket for Franklin 30m out, who hits the post. (Q2 13:09)
Silvagni catches Jones HTB near the boundary 40m out, tough shot from there but the goal umpire arches his back as he watches it sail over his peaked cap! (Q2 15:06)
After some hot work inside, Kerridge passes short from the pocket to the hotspot for Lang to mark and goal, the Blues regain the lead. (Q2 16:52)
Newman catches Plowman HTB in a pack 40m out on the flank, his set shot falls in the square, Jack roves but his snap is smothered, no score results. (Q2 19:09)
McVeigh baulks around Dow on the wing and passes to Jones 40m out in the corridor, who shanks for no score. (Q2 20:19)
Parker feeds Florent on the wing for a pass to Heeney 35m out on a slight angle, Sydney in the lead again with that goal. (Q2 24:31)
Fisher gets the inside 50 kick after the next centre bounce after a give by Cripps, Wright marks 40m out in front and kicks truly, another lead change. (Q2 25:52)
Kreuzer is pinged for a hold on Sinclair at a stoppage 25m out on a slight angle, Sinclair steers through the first goal of Q3. (Q3 2:35)
Hayward marks at half forward on a switch play from the HBF and has Franklin leading to the fat side flank 30m out. The crowd roars, Buddy boots his second goal. (Q3 6:40)
Kreuzed to Dow at a stoppage on the HFF, Dow bounces his way to the pocket then handballs inboard to congestion, eventually Wright draws a high contact free on Lloyd and misses. (Q3 9:05)
Cripps misses from a ball up at the top of the Carlton goalsquare. (Q3 11:07)
Charlie Curnow smothers on the HFF, Kerr goes long to Kerridge in the opposite pocket 10m out who also misses. (Q3 11:50)
Petrevski-Seton roves a long Weitering kick over the back of a pack on the wing, runs to the HFF and hits the lead of Kerr 35m out on the flank. Kerr just misses. (Q3 15:44)
Heeney leaps high in front of Thomas to mark 40m out on the flank, but misses. (Q3 18:06)
Thomas gives away a rather soft free for high contact on Parker at the Sydney hotspot, Parker makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q3 19:48)
Hayward snaps another one for the Swans from a stoppage at the hotspot, Sydney have withstood a good period for the Blues and made it count on the scoreboard. (Q3 22:36)
Silvagni dithers on the HBF and is swamped by Cunningham, Lloyd passes to Sinclair to mark over a pack 25m out on the flank just before the 3QT siren who goals. (Q3 28:16)
That’s your ball game, Carlton wasting opportunities as they did last week. (3 Qtr Time)
Jones spoils a McVeigh kick on the wing, the ball bounces over McVeigh to Silvagni who fends off and hits Kerr at the hotspot, who misses. (Q4 1:15)
Kennedy marks a Zak Jones pass from the wing to 30m on the flank, Rowe not staying close enough to him. But he misses. (Q4 10:19)
Rampe is all over Charlie Curnow and gives away a free 40m out on a slight angle. The CHF for Carlton finally gets a shot on target in the second half. (Q4 12:19)
Rohan passes to Franklin near the boundary 40m out, Rowe drops the knees and concedes 50m to signal the start of junk time with goal number three for Buddy. (Q4 15:44)
Stoddart roves on the wing and hits Heeney leading down the flank to 20m, who misses. (Q4 17:14)
McVeigh gets a contact free playing in front of Petrevski-Seton at the hotspot, he sails through a popular goal. (Q4 20:25)
Simpson intercepts a Heeney handball at half forward and gives to Dow for a junk time goal from near the hotspot. (Q4 22:55)
Parker beats Cripps on the wing and passes to Rohan who misses from 40m on the flank. (Q4 23:46)
Ed Curnow converts a set shot from the HFF in the last minute, of interest only to his fantasy owners. But such interest from them! (Q4 28:25)
Franklin kicks long from the wing to the square, ball pitches for Hayward to gather, O’Shea tackles but ends up giving away a free for legging, goal after the final siren. (Q4 30:45)

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