Blog log from R19 of 2018: Geelong vs Brisbane

McStay marks a Hipwood pass across the face in the pocket and plays on to screw through the first goal from 20m. (Q1 3:45)
Ablett marks a short Menegola ball at half forward within range but passes short to Parfitt 40m out on a slight angle. Parfitt’s set shot is ugly but falls in. (Q1 6:14)
Berry kicks on the rebound to a one-on-two on the wing but the two Cats smash into each other, Zorko roves and goes long to McStay at the hotspot who misses. (Q1 8:54)
Fogarty feeds Parfitt outside a pack at the hotspot but he hurries the snap and it goes wide, needed a bit of talk to tell him he was free. (Q1 10:56)
Menegola has Parfitt in the pocket on a fast break rebound, he plays on with a centring pass to Hawkins 25m out on a slight angle. The Tomahawk boots his first goal. (Q1 13:54)
Rayner marks a Mathieson kick from the HFF near the top of the square for a nice goal, albeit he marked over Bews who is looking a bit sore after an earlier clash. (Q1 16:05)
Blicavs misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q1 17:49)
Hipwood marks and misses from the HFF. (Q1 21:49)
Joel Selwood just misses a set shot from 40m wide on the flank. (Q1 23:09)
Witherden is pinged for a hold on Menegola in a pack 30m out on the flank, but Menegola’s attempt at a screwing set shot shanks OOTF. (Q1 24:45)
Henry marks 35m out on a slight angle but also misses. (Q1 25:50)
Zorko catches Stanley HTB 20m out in the pocket but kicks across the face from in front of the Gary Ablett Terrace. (Q2 2:42)
Zorko gets another set shot from 45m on a slight angle after marking a poke pass by Hodge, he’s had a sighter and this one sails through. (Q2 4:03)
Duncan roves a loose ball on the HFF and snaps off a step from 45m, but it’s wide. (Q2 5:55)
Henry is over the back of the Lion defence to mark and run into the open goal from a Menzel kick from the HFF. (Q2 8:58)
Hawkins gives to Parfitt who shoots wide from the pocket 20m out under a tackle, after Gardiner spoiled a ball that he could have easily intercepted. (Q2 11:31)
Kelly baulks on the HFF and hits Hawkins in front of Walker 15m out in front for his second goal. (Q2 12:59)
McInerney misses a set shot from 25m on the flank. (Q2 14:44)
Beams passes on a slow play from half forward with a low bullet to Taylor in front of Joel Selwood 20m out on a slight angle, who punches through the goal to level the scores. (Q2 16:19)
Berry leaps in from the side to take a big pack mark at the hotspot from a high speculator by Robinson, but he sprays a soda. (Q2 17:56)
The Cats rebound coast to coast, Menzel converts the set shot from near the hotspot to get their noses in front. (Q2 19:30)
McStay leaps over an outpositioned Blicavs to mark a high ball from the HFF by Christensen at the hotspot, this set shot goes through. (Q2 21:47)
Lester burns the ball by foot kicking across half back, loose men everywhere, Dangerfield gives a Joe the Goose special to Scott Selwood. Oh dear. (Q2 28:59)
Duncan passes to Hawkins 50m out in the corridor for a set shot after the HT siren, which splits the middle. (Q2 30:19)
Goals to Guthrie in the first minute and then Hawkins a few minutes later have blown out the margin in what had previously been a close contest. (Q3 3:05)
Dangerfield passes after the next centre bounce to Hawkins 45m out in the corridor, much the same spot as his last shot, but this one goes wide. (Q3 3:34)
Hawkins takes a big pack grab 25m out on the flank leaping in front of Andrews and Robertson, this one goes through with no problem for his fifth major. (Q3 5:41)
Fogarty marks in front of Hodge 45m out on a slight angle but just misses. (Q3 11:16)
Fogarty gives to Kelly who hits the post under pressure from 20m in front. (Q3 12:51)
Martin feeds Beams for a run up the wing, he has nothing on so goes himself from 55m on a slight angle to an empty square… bounces through! (Q3 15:55)
Fogarty dribbles wide from 20m under pressure with all of the goals to aim at. (Q3 16:31)
Dangerfield passes to Menzel 15m out on a slight angle, his screwing set shot is good. (Q3 18:05)
Kelly catches Mathieson HTB near the Lion goalsquare to prevent a shot. (Q3 20:25)
Bews is very late to fail to spoil Robertson on the wing, obvious 50m penalty brings Robertson 20m out on a slight angle for a charity goal. (Q3 27:21)
Robinson leaps in front of Tuohy to mark a McCluggage ball 45m out on a slight angle just before the 3QT siren. IQ hooks it left. (Q3 29:06)
Hipwood gets a set shot 50m out on a slight angle, it’s short and rushed. (Q4 0:21)
Henry roves a long ball from the HFF to the square and goals to kick off Q4 junk time. (Q4 1:55)
McStay marks at the hotspot and tries to feed Christensen for the open goal, Bews strips him in a tackle but Bundy wins a HTB free on him and goals. (Q4 3:15)
Hawkins marks and converts from 45m on a slight angle for goal number six. (Q4 6:41)
Scott Selwood converts a free on Gardiner for some more garbage. (Q4 9:38)
Menzel bounces through some junk from CHF to an empty square. (Q4 12:23)
Hipwood gets some rubbish with a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q4 15:46)
Hawkins marks untouched at the hotspot on a slow play from a Duncan pass, Lions defence there in numbers but in sixes and sevens. The Tomahawk bags his seventh. (Q4 18:07)
Duncan feeds Menzel who tries a left-foot snap from the boundary 20m out, that one wobbles through, it’s the Cats’ day. (Q4 20:14)
Robinson marks in front of a pack at the hotspot for some refuse. (Q4 21:37)
McCluggage marks on the HFF and has an acre in front of him, he eventually gives to Barrett who has two Cats on him at the top of the square but is good enough to baulk and goal. (Q4 23:41)
Hodge intercepts on the wing and hits Beams with a quick pass 45m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q4 26:39)
Witherden is pinged 50m for a late and high spoil on Menegola to bring the Cat from wing to 40m on a slight angle, he goals. (Q4 29:12)
Duncan gets a very soft 50m penalty on Zorko to bring him from wing to near the hotspot but misses, footy gods smile. (Q4 31:12)

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