Blog log from R13 of 2018: Geelong vs Richmond

Rioli taps a loose ball to the goalsqaure for Riewoldt who soccers wide. (Q1 3:22)
Ablett kicks from the BP under not much pressure but it’s straight to Edwards 40m out on the flank. Titch misses near side. (Q1 5:05)
Edwards gets a handball at half forward, two Cats close so he jinks and shoots from 40m on a slight angle… narrow again. (Q1 9:50)
Butler forces a throw by Tuohy in a tackle 35m out on the flank. His free kick goes wide as well. (Q1 9:50)
Dangerfield passes short from a pack in the pocket to Stanley at the hotspot for the first goal, after a long period of Richmond attack. (Q1 12:36)
After the next centre bounce, Cotchin passes to Castagna 45m out on a slight angle, who misses left as they all have at the Punt Road end so far. (Q1 14:15)
Riewoldt marks 15m out in front for the first Richmond goal, finally. (Q1 16:05)
Dangerfield catches McIntosh HTB on the wing, Selwood plays on to advantage and has Parfitt 40m out in front, who gives off to Menegola for a miss. (Q1 18:18)
Fogarty marks a Duncan pass leading up from the square to near the hotspot, but he shanks for no score. (Q1 19:44)
Hawkins marks a long McCarthy ball from the wing to the hotspot, Garthwaite out of position on a fast play. The Tomahawk boots his first goal. (Q1 23:21)
Ablett brings the Cat fans to their feet with a classic long snap for a goal from 55m on the flank after Duncan intercepts in the centre. (Q1 24:51)
Hawkins gathers a long ball from midfield by Tuohy that skids towards the pocket, Garthwaite’s leg rope is too long and Hawkins grubbers through the goal off the left from 20m. (Q1 27:47)
Edwards roves an Ellis ball from the HFF to a pack near the hotspot, he gives to Nankervis who fends off and wobbles a snap off the right boot for a goal. (Q2 3:50)
Stewart is pinged for encroachment to bring Caddy from midfield to near the hotspot, that one sails through as well and Richmond are back within a kick. (Q2 5:56)
Kelly runs around the boundary after a stoppage and tries to give McCarthy a Joe the Goose special but Edwards flies in to strip tackle the ball over the goal line for a point. (Q2 12:21)
Castagna marks behind a pack 15m out in front, that goal puts the Tigers in front. (Q2 17:31)
Edwards is pinged for a throw over the head 40m out on the boundary from the Cats goals. Parsons takes the free, but misses near side. (Q2 20:51)
Rance is pinged for umpire abuse after Parfitt marks on the HFF to bring the Cat to 10m out, he makes no mistake. (Q2 24:16)
Lambert roves a Riewoldt contest and snaps truly from 35m on a slight angle after Martin sharks Duncan following the centre bounce. (Q2 26:16)
Ablett gets a free for Graham throwing him to ground in a tackle 45m out on the flank, Gazza hits the post. (Q2 28:02)
Rioli misses a quick snap from a pack near the hotspot. (Q2 29:49)
Higgins marks just inside true CHF, the HT siren sounds and he shanks for no score. (Q2 31:27)
Butler is front and centre for a Caddy contest at the hotspot, he screws through the first goal of Q3. (Q3 3:23)
Kolodjashnij spoils at half back but the ball goes to the corridor where Grigg roves and snaps another one for Richmond from 40m across the body off the left. (Q3 5:00)
Gregson has a man on his ginger for a running snap from 45m on the flank but he sprays it OOTF. (Q3 8:35)
Selwood gets a contact free on Vlastiun for a collar around the neck 50m out on a slight angle and launches a very impressive set shot for a goal. (Q3 11:03)
Martin mops up a loose ball at the point of the centre square and tries his luck to an empty square… skids wide. (Q3 13:21)
Castagna drops a long ball to the hotspot but the ball sits up for him to gather and give a Joe the Goose special to Butler in the square. (Q3 18:03)
McCarthy roves a pack at the hotspot but kicks into it, the ricochet falls luckily for Parsons who does the rest off the left boot from the top of the square. (Q3 21:01)
Fogarty draws a contact free on Garthwaite leading to 40m on a slight angle, but misses. (Q3 23:06)
Tuohy passes from midfield to Hawkins leading to space 40m out on a slight angle. The Tomahawk lines up leading into 3QT and boots goal number three, Cats a point behind. (Q3 30:34)
Rioli marks a high Short ball behind Bews just inside 50m on the flank, but just misses. (Q4 1:43)
Rance soccers a loose ball at half back but straight to Duncan who runs through traffic to 40m on a slight angle and misses. (Q4 4:15)
Kolodjashnij turns the ball over on the HBF to Higgins, Martin goes long to the hotspot, Butler roves and toepokes to Riewoldt who goals from 20m! (Q4 5:43)
Martin roves a long ball up the guts to a pack 20m out where three Cats spoil each other, he screws through the huge goal! (Q4 6:58)
Ablett marks near the point of the centre square, he runs to 55m and launches but it’s OOTF. (Q4 10:14)
Vlastuin mops up a dump kick to no one by Ablett on the wing, he baulks and runs to 55m on a slight angle and bombs long but wide. (Q4 12:00)
Parfitt has three Tigers jump on him 45m out on the flank, the ump pays a HTB free to the tireless tackler Graham who misses. (Q4 13:38)
Selwood gets a free on Edwards 40m out on a slight angle for a sling around the neck at a stoppage. The captain of Geelong kicks truly. (Q4 16:44)
Edwards jets away like a yonnie from a slingshot from a stoppage behind the wing, he kicks to space and it’s Castagna who leads Tuohy to the square to soccer home! (Q4 19:29)
Riewoldt taps a loose ball down the flank, Duncan is first there but Rioli lays a chicken wing tackle to win the HTB free 30m out. This to seal the game… it’s good! (Q4 21:44)
Duncan passes short to Selwood 50m out on the flank, he’s called to play on and eventually Ablett’s long ball to the square is rushed. (Q4 27:54)
Hawkins marks on the lead just before the final siren, he shoots from 30m on the flank and shanks a behind. (Q4 29:14)

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