Blog log from R19 of 2018: Richmond vs Collingwood

Riewoldt gets a kick off the ground at CHF in some heavy traffic. It finds Castagna with the front position against Murray. From 40 out on the flank he kicks the opener. (Q1 4:39)
A short Hoskin-Elliott kick inside 50 comes off hands and the Pies collect the loose ball. A chain of handballs ends with Mayne. He snaps from 30 but hits the woodwork. (Q1 7:41)
Phillips claims a mark in his defensive pocket but is called to play on. He fails to correctly dispose of the ball and is pinged. Higgins slots the set shot! (Q1 11:41)
Grimes does well to spoil Hoskin-Elliott and Broad finds the scraps. He is wrapped up by Daicos and pinged for HTB. From 30 out Daicos kicks Collingwood’s first. (Q1 14:10)
Rance spoils a high ball in his defensive pocket but as players converge on the footy, Ellis catches Brown around the neck. From 30 out he slots the goal. (Q1 16:38)
Murray rushes a kick hard up against the boundary and sends it OOF. The kick in from Prestia finds Riewoldt who marks strongly in the pocket. He goes around the corner and goals. (Q1 21:53)
Richmond recover the ball after Collingwood hurriedly kick out of defence. Cotchin spots up Castagna 50 out from goal. He hands off to Short who bombs a long goal! (Q1 24:39)
A great tackle by Prestia turns it over in the middle. Edwards sends it inside 50 where Baker marks against Maynard. He gives off to a lurking Short who repeats from 55! (Q1 26:12)
Pendlebury is pressured off the ball at half back and his switch kick drops short of its intended target. Baker intercepts and his flying shot from 40 is a behind. (Q1 27:26)
Daicos receives a free kick for a high tackle and sends it long inside 50. Rance has a bite it at but Thomas brings it down. He quickly snaps and kicks the goal! (Q2 2:18)
A great spoil by Moore at CHB sets up a forward foray for the Pies. Grimes leaves his man to contest but Daicos gets there first which opens up Mihocek in the square. He goals. (Q2 5:54)
Townsend marks 60 out and patiently waits for Caddy to lead up and mark 45 out in the pocket. He goes back and slots a very nice set shot! (Q2 8:08)
A big bump from Varcoe floors Prestia in the middle and causes the turn over. Thomas then finds Cox who marks 40 from goal. His set shot is true! (Q2 9:36)
Richmond work it patiently going inside 50 again. This time Riewoldt is the one to find space and mark 50 out on the flank. His set shot just sneaks in for a point. (Q2 11:04)
Richmond rebound with pace after a poor 50 entry from Sidebottom. This opens up Riewoldt over the back and Grigg finds him with a long pass. He goals from 30. (Q2 15:21)
Cox receives a free kick after he catches Grigg taking the ball out of the ruck. He goes back and stabs it through from 35 out. (Q2 21:33)
Mihocek contests with Rance at half forward and manages to keep his feet and win the 1-on-1. He centres beautifully to Hoskin-Elliott who goals from point blank. (Q2 24:52)
Riewoldt cutely taps a loose ball back into the path of Caddy who gets a fortunate bounce. He goes long to the square where Martin marks against Greenwood. He goals on the siren. (Half Time)
Rance baulks around Maynard on the wing and sends a long ball inside 50. The Tigers fluff it around by hand and nearly give it up, but Martin takes a composed snap and goals. (Q3 4:14)
Castagna marks at half forward with options open inside 50. He takes his time and his entry is fisted over for a behind. (Q3 8:18)
Adams gets the one-two down the wing and finds Cox at half forward. He finds Greenwood who goes to Thomas. From 40 out on the flank he slots the goal. (Q3 8:58)
Nankervis marks at half forward and spots up Riewoldt who gets crunched by Moore. From 50 out his set shot drops short and is fisted over. (Q3 11:49)
Brown kicks a high ball from a stoppage in the Pies’ attacking pocket. It lands at the top of the square where Hoskin-Elliott rises above all to mark! He kicks the goal! (Q3 16:33)
Cotchin’s inside 50 bamboozles everyone. As it rolls toward the goal square Higgins throws the ball back in play and kicks it through for a goal! The goal stands! (Q3 19:18)
Stephenson goes inside 50 to Cox. He draws the defenders but misjudges the flight. The ball goes over the back to Thomas who bends it through! What a back and forth! (Q3 21:08)
A wave of Tigers work it forward from the centre. A chain of handballs open up Riewoldt then Townsend and then Castagna who taps in a goal! (Q3 22:35)
Varcoe pops it inside 50 with Cox the target. It comes off the pack to Brown. He flicks it across and Thomas gets on the end of it. He snaps and puts through his fourth! (Q3 25:04)
McIntosh goes inside 50 from the centre bounce. Riewoldt puts it into the path of Baker but Varcoe dives desperately, forcing it through for a behind. (Q3 26:35)
Varcoe goes long to the hotspot where Hoskin-Elliott does well to bring the ball to ground against a few Tigers. Stephenson swoops on the loose ball and his snap just misses. (3 Qtr Time)
Richmond get the first centre clearance of the quarter and Edwards marks on the boundary 50 from goal. He goes to the hotspot where Riewoldt rises to take a strong mark. He goals! (Q4 2:13)
Richmond burst from defence and go long to a Riewoldt-Moore contest. They wrestle and players arrive to support, with Townsend receiving and snapping another. (Q4 4:10)
Cotchin releases Lambert in the middle of the ground. He goes long to a Martin-Greenwood contest where Martin can outbody his opponent and run into an open goal. (Q4 6:08)
Brown coughs up a handball coming out of defence. Richmond go forward again and Baker skies a snap toward goal. It creeps over for a behind. (Q4 7:29)
Prestia spots up Riewoldt in the pocket who had the luxury of an open forward line to lead into. His shot from 30 out in the pocket is a behind. (Q4 12:52)
Pendlebury roves the throw in 30 out from Collingwood’s goal. His snap misses. (Q4 14:30)
Following a clanger from Martin, Thomas spots up Cox 45 out from goal directly in front. His set shot is poor and just registers a behind. (Q4 17:24)
Brown kicks blindly out of defence and hits Cotchin on the chest. He spots up Edwards 40 out on the flank. His set shot is good. (Q4 19:49)
McIntosh goes long inside 50 with Riewoldt the target. It comes off hands over the back to Rioli who finishes well from 30. (Q4 22:09)
Martin has his kick out of defence smothered. The ball is turned over and Hoskin-Elliott marks on the tip of the goal square. He goes back and goals. (Q4 24:53)
McIntosh is pinged for HTB after dragging it in deep in his defensive pocket. Stephenson takes the kick and puts it across the face for a behind. (Q4 26:40)
McIntosh goes inside 50 toward Martin who out-muscles Greenwood to mark 40 out from goal. He manages a behind. (Full Time)

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