Blog log from R18 of 2018: West Coast vs Western Bulldogs

First goal of the game comes straight from the opening bounce as the Dogs move it forward quickly, Wallis receives a handball and snaps a goal. (Q1 1:37)
Another quick one for the Dogs as Wallis hands backwards to Dahlhaus in the pocket, who snaps on his left and puts it through. (Q1 2:12)
Cripps gathers from a stoppage 40m out and draws a free kick for high contact from Dunkley. His set shot is a goal. (Q1 4:20)
Jetta drives West Coast forward through the middle of the ground, kicks deep inside 50 and it’s Kennedy who gathers on the bounce, wheels onto his left and goals. (Q1 7:20)
Masten 60m from goal has an open Eagles’ 50m arc to work with, kicks in front of Lecreas and Lecras dribbles through a goal to put West Coast in front. (Q1 14:05)
Shuey receives a handball, runs to 40m, draws the defender and hands over the top for Rioli who snaps another goal for West Coast. (Q1 18:05)
Yeo kicks long inside 50 where Vardy leaps early and just hangs on long enough to mark overhead 25m from goal. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q1 23:36)
Richards coming out of defence from the kickout and he ran too far! Cripps takes advantage by slotting the set shot from 30m out. (Q2 1:15)
Macrae gets forward from the stoppage, kicks inside 50 on his right and hits Schache 30m from goal directly in front. Schache goals. (Q2 8:28)
Venables kicks long to Darling who can’t mark but it falls in front to Kennedy who dribbles through the goal. (Q2 15:39)
Shuey breaks a tackle, runs to 50m and chips short to Darling 30m from goal. Darling misses to the left. (Q3 4:43)
Duggan is caught holding the ball inside 50 and Schofield gives away a 50m penalty to make matters worse. Roughead goals as a result. (Q3 17:16)
Rioli hands to Yeo who runs to the 50m mark, loads up, and kicks a nice long goal. (Q4 0:56)
A Bulldogs’ forward 50 contest is roved by Wallis who hands ahead to Macrae who runs into an open goal under no pressure. (Q4 7:17)
Yeo from 60m out kicks long to the top of the square and somehow Darling is able to mark uncontested, despite being in a pack, as Adams misjudged the ball. Darling goals. (Q4 12:25)
Kennedy flies high, can’t bring down the mark, and this time it’s Darling’s turn to rove and run into an open goal for his 2nd of the day. (Q4 17:52)
West Coast get out the back of the Dogs’ defence and it’s Kennedy who kicks ahead to Shuey, who draws the defender to him, allowing for the easy kick over the top to Darling. (Q4 21:27)
No intensity in this one anymore, as the Eagles, get another goal from the goal square, this time it’s LeCras who receives from Darling under no pressure on the goal line. (Q4 27:36)

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