Blog log from R21 of 2018: Western Sydney vs Adelaide

The Crows surge forward from the opening bounce through Sloane. Jenkins gets to the drop zone of the long bomb and soccers one through from 35! (Q1 1:53)
Greenwood is caught holding the ball by Himmelberg and the free is duly paid. Lining up from 35 out, directly in front, the Giant makes no mistake to level the scores! (Q1 3:23)
Lynch flicks to Greenwood under heavy duress. Hugh receives and throws it on the boot under tackle pressure. His attempt from 35 misses to the far side. (Q1 5:06)
Kelly launches the Giants out the back and Daniels gets on the end of it. The first gamer flicks to the speeding, unopposed Lobb. Rory whacks it through from point blank! (Q1 8:07)
Jenkins appears to be lining up for goal but at the opportune moment pulls the kick to find the unmarked Lynch. Tom marks and punts it through from 35 out, boundary side! (Q1 9:21)
Reid launches to the hot spot and the pack converge. Sloane makes the error, unable to gather at ground level. Coniglio takes advantage, finishing truly from close range! (Q1 11:49)
The Giants grab the ball at half forward through Reid. With the goal unmarked, Sam launches a torpedo from inside the centre square. It bounces through for a minor score. (Q1 14:35)
Langdon finds Himmelberg on the strong lead with a well flighted delivery. Harrison moves it over the top and finds Whitfield. Lachie duly converts from close range! (Q1 17:20)
Buntine catches Murphy high in the tackle after Sloane scrambled the entry under pressure. Lachie kicks from 40 out on the slight and makes no mistake! (Q1 20:54)
A downfield free is paid after late contact from Reid gifts Jenkins the shot at goal. From 30 on the slight, Jenkins has his second of the night! (Q1 24:22)
Himmelberg steals the ball from Doedee and moves it at speed from ground level. Harry links with Shaw and Heath offloads to Griffen. The former Bulldog goals from close range! (Q2 2:33)
Lynch takes the grab deep in the forward pocket ahead of the oncoming Hopper. Tom attempts the snap, but misses to the near side. (Q2 5:05)
Sloane wins the ball at the coalface and Rory immediately bounds goalward. He snaps it across the body from 30 at full pace, hooking to the near side. (Q2 7:12)
The long bomb heads to the top of the square where Kennedy and Betts battle. Buntine flies across, but manages to fist the ball to Eddie. Eddie turns and goals with ease! (Q2 11:22)
Betts forces the turnover, pressuring Shaw into the hack kick that lands in the lap of Lynch. The former Saint lines up the set shot and dobs another from 35 on the slight! (Q2 13:36)
Whitfield sends the Giants inside the attacking arc and finds Himmelberg on the lead ahead of Keath. Harry marks a step inside the boundary, managing a poster with the snap effort. (Q2 16:48)
Gibbs darts the ball to the pacing Murphy and the youngster takes the lead up grab. Lacjoe lines up from the paint of the arc and hammers it home via the set shot! (Q2 19:18)
The Crows move through congestion via the Crouch boot. Matt dobs the long bomb to the advantage of the leading Jenkins, Josh marking boundary side. He misses to the near side. (Q2 22:31)
Daniels launches out the back as the Giants send the ball straight down the guts. The youngster finds Cameron and Jeremy makes no mistake from point blank range! (Q2 28:21)
Mackay finds Atkins with precise ball movement from half back to scoring range. Rory identifies the unattended goal square and kicks for home. His shot bounces to the far side. (Q2 30:03)
With less than ten seconds left to play, Lobb takes the ball out of the ruck and throws it on the boot.The 40 metre shot bounces into the post, coinciding with the half time siren. (Half Time)
Taranto knocks it on at ground level and finds Shiel in scoring range. Dylan moves it backward to Whitfield by hand. Lachie launches from the arc, missing to the far side. (Q3 3:41)
Ward launches to the hot spot and Cameron is the man to pull down the grab ahead of Keath. Jeremy kicks from 40 on the slight and misses to the right hand side. (Q3 4:42)
Greenwood is caught at half back and the spill falls to captain Ward. Callan launches and Himmelberg clunks, launching ahead of Keath. Harry nails it from 35! (Q3 6:41)
Lobb beats Jacobs to the drop zone and finds Taranto with the hit out. Tim flicks wide to the pacing Shiel and Dylan slams it home from 35 on the run to continue the Giants run! (Q3 9:40)
Cameron flicks to Griffen at the top of the square as the Giants search for the opening. Ryan is tackled and his haphazard handball finds Kelly. Josh settles and goals! (Q3 11:14)
Tomlinson launches out the back and Bonar is the latest Giant to fly and pull down a contested grab. The second gamer shoots from 35 on the slight and may have missed everything… (Q3 12:15)
After review, the behind is paid. (Q3 12:15)
The Crows chain the ball by hand through the corridor and eventually settle on the Jenkins pass to Lynch. Tom marks and dabs to Gibbs inside 40. Bryce shot is reviewed… (Q3 17:37)
Keefe attempted to touch it on the goal line, but the ball did cross. Goal to Gibbs! (Q3 17:57)
Shaw sends the ball long and Bonar manages to track it down, with his speed on display for all. Aidan lines up the set shot from 55 on the flank and his attempt misses to the left. (Q3 19:57)
Mackay takes the mark on centre wing and Griffen has a brain fade, stepping over the mark and gifting the 50. David makes no mistake via the set shot from 45! (Q3 27:42)
The Giants win the ball from the resultant stoppage and send it long to the Cheney/Bonar contest. Kyle gives away the free for holding and Aiden goals from close range! (Q3 28:43)
Coniglio is caught with the ball, even though on further inspection it is unclear whether he had prior opportunity. Gibbs is the recipient, missing to the right from 45. (Q3 31:14)
Davis and Gibbs collide, Bryce flicking the ball out just before the former Crow could tackle. The former Blue steps aside, regains possession and calmly goals from 40! (Q3 34:56)
With less than ten seconds to three quarter time, Hopper gathers the stoppage ball and leaves all in his wake. The powerful youngster settles and goals with the snap! (3 Qtr Time)
Whitfield wins possession on the wing and bounds away at pace. Lachie settles on Himmelberg as the leading target, Harry marking 35 from goal. He misses the acute angle shot. (Q4 2:01)
The Giants move inside fifty through Whitfield once more, and the result is consistent with a Bonar mark. Aiden takes the strong grab over Doedee and converts truly from 30! (Q4 5:19)
Tomlinson thumps the cover off the ball, sending it deep to the Cameron/Milera contest. Jeremy outbodies his opponent, before soccering it through on the half volley! (Q4 10:46)
The Crows grab the quick reply through Douglas! Smith finds Gallucci on the bounce and he hooks to the pocket. Douglas gathers, spins on a dime and snaps truly with class! (Q4 12:04)
Ellis-Yolmen gathers in the heat of congestion and flicks to the speeding Mackay. Deep in the pocket, David attempts the banana but misses to the near side. (Q4 14:37)
Jenkins battles in the ruck contest and follows up at ground level. Josh throws it on the boot and sends it goalward, missing to the near side from 35 on the flank. (Q4 15:50)
The Crows link by hand with Jenkins, Lynch and Jacobs looking to find the open shot. Sam lets fly, but the former Blue pulls his shot to the far side from 35 on the flank. (Q4 23:48)
Himmelberg, Langdon and Hopper link in the forward stoppage by hand as the Giants go in search of the sealer. Jacob receives, steps out of traffic and nails his second from 25! (Q4 28:45)
Sloane, Gibbs and Laird link by hand through the middle of the ground before Rory launches to the hot spot. Jenkins flies and clunks the pack grab. He finishes truly from 25! (Q4 30:05)
Taranto roves the pack to perfection and moves the ball at pace to Coniglio. The star Giant receives in the pocket, steps away from Smith and snaps truly from the sharp angle! (Q4 30:35)
Crouch catches Coniglio holding the ball and the free is duly paid. The Crows move it forward and Walker is found on the lead. Taylor lines up from 40 on the flank and misses. (Q4 30:35)
Doedee launches and Lynch gathers the spill at half forward. He flicks to his pacing captain. Walker lets fly from the arc and nails the goal on the full time siren! (Full Time)
The Giants manage to take victory, even with just one fit on the bench for much of that final term! (Full Time)

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