Blog log from R15 of 2018: Western Bulldogs vs Geelong

Taylor uses his height to mark a Kelly ball over Morris 20m out on a slight angle but misses a soda to kick us off. (Q1 1:16)
Richards is somehow on his own to mark a McLean kick from the wing untouched at the top of the square on a slow play, he boots the first goal of the evening. (Q1 2:01)
Richards fumbles but forces a spillage from BLicavs near the Dog hotspot, Naughton gives to Lipinski who is bustled as he shoots and it goes wide. (Q1 4:44)
Narkle’s first touch in senior footy is a handball wide of a pack on the wing to Ablett who pokes a pass down the flank to Taylor 25m out on the flank, who kicks truly. (Q1 7:12)
Tuohy clears from the next centre bounce after a feed from Dangerfield, it’s a tumbler but it lands in the breadbasket of Hawkins 45m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 8:12)
Guthrie wins a loose footy on the wing after spoiling and hits Hawkins 45m out on the flank, his set shot starts right but straightens and sneaks in. (Q1 11:13)
Ablett is pinged for falling in the back of Wallis 20m out on a slight angle. Mitch steers that one through. (Q1 14:46)
Parsons gathers at half forward and gives to Narkle flashing past, he shoots under pressure from 45m on a slight angle and kicks his first senior goal! (Q1 19:27)
Schache gets a free on Kolodjashnij for hands in the back 45m out on a slight angle going for a McLean centre clearance kick, he slots his first goal of the evening. (Q1 20:27)
Narkle marks in front of Hunter 45m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q1 21:46)
Bontempelli misses a hurried snap from the pocket after Boyd contests at the top of the square. (Q1 23:44)
Bontempelli centres from the pocket to the hotspot, Lipinski brings the ball to ground where McLean wins it, breaks a double tackle and bounces through a fine goal! (Q1 24:57)
Dangerfield kicks across the behind line to a crwoded square in a quick play, two Dogs there but Parfitt gets boot to ball, is it touched or a poster? Ruled a goal. (Q1 29:52)
Taylor converts a set shot just inside 50m on the flank as if he’s an elite key forward. (Q2 2:11)
Bontempelli misses a flying snap from 45m on the flank. (Q2 3:28)
Parsons gives to Taylor who tries a left-foot checkside off a step from 20m off balance and hits the post. (Q2 4:13)
Bontempelli clunks a long set shot from half forward by Schache in front of a big pack in the square for a goal to level the scores. (Q2 9:52)
Lynch bounces up the wing and goes long and quick to the square where Schache is over the back for an easy goal. (Q2 15:29)
Tuohy intercepts a pressured Williams handball at half forward and bangs it back in for Dangerfield, crumb falls to the pocket where Hawkins feeds Murdoch for the goal from 15m. (Q2 18:56)
The Dogs boss the next centre bounce, Williams baulks at half forward and rams through the goal to restore their six-point lead. (Q2 19:56)
Dunkley kicks long from a stoppage on the HFF, it bounces near the contest at the top of the square and rolls through! (Q2 21:41)
Cunico runs down the wing after a releasing handball by Duncan and passes short to Menegola 35m out on the flank, who steers through the goal. (Q2 23:26)
Duncan passes short to Taylor on the HFF, he goes long to the square where two Cats go up with two Dogs, but there’s a Cat waiting behind for the scraps and Menegola goals. (Q2 27:51)
Ablett misses a target on the HFF and Johannisen starts a counter attack through midfield, Dunkley is over the back of Duncan and Guthrie to mark near the hotspot, goal. (Q2 29:56)
Cordy roves at half forward and kicks to the square, Gowers brings the ball to ground, Stewart mops up but Williams strips him in a tackle and goals! (Q3 1:56)
Bontempelli catches Kolodjashnij trying to dodge out of trouble in the Dogs FP, Cordy plays on to advantage and rolls it through. (Q3 3:21)
Tuohy kicks across the half back line to Menegola but Bontempelli chips in to intercept 35m out on a slight angle, another goal to the suddenly rampaging Doggies! (Q3 5:11)
Hawkins has the sit for a high ball to 20m out and leaps on the back of Trengove to take a hanger and boot his second goal. (Q3 9:47)
Parsons gathers a bouncing centre clearance by Selwood and snaps across the body from 40m in front… but goes well wide. (Q3 10:40)
Dangerfield leaps over Trengove to clunk a long Cunico kick from the wing to 50m on a slight angle. His set shot falls on the line for Stanley to mark and goal. (Q3 12:21)
Narkle receives from Taylor after a Menegola inside 50 grubber and goals from near the hotspot. (Q3 14:26)
Hawkins marks on the lead 40m out on the flank after Duncan passes from a stoppage on the wing. But he misses. (Q3 15:26)
Crozier goes back with the flight as third man up to a Hawkins contest in the square but gives away a contact free kick, third goal for the Tomahawk and the lead back. (Q3 19:42)
Naughton goes to the hotspot from half forward, Hawkins spoils, Hunter roves and gives to Bontempelli who misses under heavy pressure. (Q3 22:43)
The Geelong kick in doesn’t clear half back, Gowers marks a Boyd pass at half forward and gives the Dogs the lead once again. (Q3 23:57)
Trengove is dispossessed in a tackle on the HBF, no HTB free but Hawkins passes to Selwood on the boundary 30m out who misses. (Q3 24:57)
Dangerfield marks 40m out in front just before 3QT, and gets Geelong’s noses in front after the siren blows. (Q3 29:28)
Murdoch runs free down the flank, has Parfitt waving his arms inside but goes himself from 30m… across the face. (Q4 1:25)
Richards contests with Kolodjashnij at the hotspot, the crumb falls at their feet and the Dog throws a boot at it… skids through! (Q4 5:07)
Dangerfield feeds Kelly to run into the open goal after Selwood starts an attack from the next centre bounce. (Q4 6:27)
Richards is standing on his own at a stoppage near the Dog hotspot, the ball falls in his lap and he snaps off a step for his third goal, easy as you like! (Q4 9:56)
Dunkley marks 50m out on the flank and sits the ball up to the square where Stanley marks in relief, no score. (Q4 12:25)
Gowers misses a set shot from much the same spot. (Q4 14:56)
The Bulldogs rebound from the behind line through very heavy traffic, Johannisen breaks the lines from half back and eventually passes to Wallis 40m out on the flank… (Q4 16:41)
The Wallis set shot drifts across the face, Boyd punches it back to the square where Gowers performs a Jackie Chan move to goal from mid air! (Q4 17:06)
Beautiful flowing move up the guts by Geelong in classic overlap style by hand through traffic, but Murdoch shoots just wide from 45m. (Q4 22:42)
Dangerfield gets swamped in a pack 45m out on a slight angle, free against Adams for getting in his back was there. But Danger misses, 2:02 left and two kicks in it. (Q4 23:52)
Crozier bombs long from the kick in, broken play on the wing, Stanley pumps it back in, Kelly roves but his kick to the square is marked in relief by Hunter, 1:30. (Q4 24:25)
Hunter’s rebound kick to the wing is OOB for a throw in, 1:13. (Q4 24:57)
Duncan passes to Tuohy for the inside 50 kick but the pack closes and it’s a ball up 20m out from the Cats goals, less than a minute left and still two kicks in it. (Q4 25:42)
Stewart bangs it back in, Ablett roves and grubbers through the goal from 25m, 31 seconds left and a kick in it! (Q4 26:27)
Kelly givees to Selwood, Gowers high free, play on to Kelly, Duncan goes long to the pocket, Taylor marks over Smith, siren goes, kick after the siren! (Q4 27:18)
Taylor lines up from 20m on the flank, entire Dogs team on the mark, Harry misses it horribly, Dogs win! (Q4 27:37)

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