Blog log from R15 of 2018: Richmond vs Sydney

Ronke hits the crumb from a Franklin contest at half forward at full pace, zooms onto it and leads Vlaustin into the open goal for the first of the night. (Q1 5:35)
Rose roves the centre clearance at the hotspot and gives to Ronke who wobbles through a second in a few seconds! (Q1 6:07)
Vlaustin catches Hewett HTB at half forward and pumps it long, Richmond players everywhere at the fall, Butler goes short from the pocket to Riewoldt 10m out for a goal. (Q1 9:37)
Franklin is sandwiched between two tigers for a long ball to the hotspot and the umpire plucks out a contact free on Rance from behind, Buddy kicks his first goal of the evening. (Q1 12:05)
Riewoldt centres from the pocket to Cotchin but the umpire doesn’t pay a mark, Cotchin has to play on hurriedly from 40m on a slight angle and doesn’t make the distance, no score. (Q1 13:50)
Rioli performs a circus act mark with his right arm clutching the ball to his body 40m out on the flank, plays on for some reason and checksides a fabulous goal! (Q1 14:40)
A lull as Conca is stretchered off. (Q1 17:36)
Vlaustin outmarks McCartin on the wing and gets q 50m penalty to bring him to 50m on a slight angle, he slams through the goal to level the scores! (Q1 23:29)
McCartin marks on the boundary 40m out, wheels and hits the square but it rolls across the face for a behind. (Q1 29:22)
Caddy roves at the hotspot and snaps off his left boot, it wobbles to the behind line but Butler taps it back in and wins a holding free on Jones for a bonus goal. (Q1 31:36)
Edwards waits behind a pack near the square for the crumb from a long kick from the HFF and gives a Joe the Goose special to Caddy. (Q1 34:30)
Riewoldt wins a wrestle with Aliir to mark 45m out on a slight angle, he gives off to Short who bangs through another one. Richmond is on FIYAH! (Q1 36:11)
Franklin marks on the lead in front of Vlaustin 50m out on the boundary and delivers a million-dollar finish to try to drag the Swans back into it. (Q2 4:23)
Ellis coughs the ball up under pressure on the wing, Rose gives to Florent who runs and bounces across half forward for an impressive goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 7:10)
Martin roves his own contest at the hotspot and rides a tackle for a give to Higgins, he feeds Butler who hurdles and man and snaps truly. (Q2 9:27)
Ronks dumps an aimless ball from half back to wing under Tiger frontal pressure but it comes straight back, Graham passes to Butler 30m out wide on the flank who misses. (Q2 13:28)
Riewoldt marks a long Short ball from the wing just inside 50m on a slight angle, but kicks OOTF. (Q2 17:58)
Vlaustin baulks in midfield and hits Riewoldt near CHF who gives back to Vlas for a running shot… wide, short and rushed. (Q2 19:12)
Riewoldt intercepts a rebound kick by Jones to no one on the wing, he pumps it back in for Castagna to mark in front of Lloyd 40m out on the flank, who doesn’t score. (Q2 26:08)
Rance roves a Rohan drop in the Swans FP and tries to fend but FLorent catches him cold, 50m penalty as a melee ensues ensures the goal. (Q3 1:43)
Riewoldt marks 50m out on a slight angle and launches a howitzer straight over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q3 5:13)
Sinclair marks strongly in front of Vlastuin 25m out on a slight angle but Franklin delivers a left hook to Rance afterwards and the kick is reversed, no score results. (Q3 8:03)
Prestia wins a loose ball in midfield, bounces off Rose like a meatball off a noodle and hits Lambert 40m out on the flank who kicks another one. (Q3 9:43)
Parker catches Vlastuin HTB on the wing, Vlas throws an elbow back and catches him in the jaw, obvious 50m penalty, Parker shoots from 25m on the flank and steers it through. (Q3 12:13)
Rohan bursts tackles running from the centre but Rance smothers him at HTB, the Tigers swarm with Graham eventually passing from half forward to Martin at the hotspot… miss. (Q3 14:59)
Hayward gives away 50m for encroachment on a slow play to bring Short from centre wing to 30m on a slight angle, Short boots his second goal. (Q3 16:58)
Martin catches McVeigh HTB in the centre after the next bounce and passes to the lead of Riewoldt near true CHF. That set shot starts right and doesn’t curl back enough. (Q3 19:17)
Parker roves a Rose contest at the hotspot and goals from the top of the square after Ronke beats Rance on the wing. (Q3 20:28)
Riewoldt takes a screaming pack mark 50m out on the flank and sails through another elite set shot for his third. (Q3 22:58)
Hayward leaps in front of Prestia to mark a Parker pass 40m out on a slight angle, he makes no mistake to maintain the Swans’ excellent goalkicking accuracy. (Q3 30:02)
Franklin gets an extremely soft blocking free on Rance just outside true CHF just before the 3QT siren. But he kicks into Rance on the mark, much to the delight of the Tiger fans. (Q3 31:46)
But the ump pays 50m for encroachment, charity goal to Buddy! (Q3 31:46)
Kennedy strolls from the first centre bounce of Q4 and passes to Franklin to mark in front of Rance 45m out on a slight angle. Buddy bangs through goal number four, a kick in it! (Q4 0:45)
Cotchin has a flying snap from CHF but it’s well wide. (Q4 6:16)
Castagna roves at half forward and gives wide to Lambert whose powerful grubber from 40m on a slight angle bounces luckily over the contest in the square for a big goal! (Q4 12:57)
Prestia plays on to advantage from the next centre bounces and hits Riewoldt who marks with Rampe draped all over him 55m out on a slight angle… he hits the square, Edwards goal! (Q4 13:42)
Cotchin bursts away from the next centre bounce ahead of Parker and lets fly from 50m on a slight angle… wide. (Q4 14:58)
Riewoldt marks on the lead in front of Rampe 40m out on a slight angle, takes his full allotment of time and misses. 4:10 left, almost impossible now. (Q4 20:07)
Cotchin intercepts at half forward and gives to Lambert who snaps across the body from 40m for the goal to signal the official start of junk time. (Q4 22:12)
Grigg marks 40m out in front but his set shot is wide and off hands for a point. (Q4 24:57)

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