Blog log from R22 of 2018: Western Sydney vs Sydney

Shiel plays on to advantage after Hannebery gets caught HTB by Cameron, he snaps the first goal from near the hotspot. (Q1 2:06)
Coniglio marks a Finlayson pass to the boundary 25m out in front of Cunningham, he plays on but doesn’t score. (Q1 6:06)
Lloyd plays on to advantage for a contact free to Cameron on Rampe and goals from 15m. (Q1 7:48)
Parker receives and snaps from a pack near the hotspot, it bounces high near the post but touches it for a behind. (Q1 11:36)
The kick in goes to a pack on the HBF, Franklin shoots wide. (Q1 12:06)
Jack roves a long ball from the wing by Aliir to Fox at the hotspot and rams through the first Sydney goal. (Q1 14:06)
Daniel Lloyd marks 45m out on the flank, his set shot falls on the behind line and is rushed. (Q1 19:37)
Shiel marks and misses from 30m out on the flank. (Q1 25:22)
Giles-Langdon bounces a very long snap wide from 60m on a slight angle. (Q1 26:36)
Cameron roves a Himmelberg contest on the HFF and snaps across his body off the left boot from 45m, the ball bounces in the square and straight through. (Q1 28:02)
Griffen bombs long from the wing, Bonar leaps in front of Florent to mark on his chest for his first goal of the evening. (Q2 1:39)
Franklin breaks a Haynes tackle for a snap off a step from 45m on a slight angle, he gets the slide rule angles right for his first goal. (Q2 3:19)
Himmelberg leaps back to mark in a four-man pack 15m out on the flank and converts. (Q2 9:37)
McCartin marks just inside 50m on a slight angle, his set shot is a dirty floater but the kid has a strong leg and it clears the pack for his first goal. (Q2 12:26)
Florent dives to touch through a grubber by Cameron from half forward. (Q2 14:37)
Cameron marks 50m out on the flank and passes down the line to Coniglio 40m out near the boundary, Cogs threads the needle! (Q2 18:02)
Franklin draws a free on Finlayson going for a Papley pass 30m out on a slight angle following the next centre bounce, he boots goal number two. (Q2 20:35)
Lobb misses a snap off a step from half forward. (Q2 21:37)
Taranto feeds Coniglio for a snap in a pack 40m out on the flank, but that one sails wide. (Q2 22:54)
Ward tries to run from defence but gets caught HTB by Hayward 50m out on a slight angle from the Sydney goals. Hayward just misses left. (Q3 2:07)
Davis roves a pack 20m out on a slight angle but his left foot grubber rolls into the left goalpost. (Q3 2:42)
Himmelberg outmarks Newman 40m out on a slight angle and boots the first goal of Q3. (Q3 6:24)
McVeigh runs free through midfield on a fast rebound and goes to Franklin to mark easily over Tomlinson 30m out on the flank. Buddy runs in left and shoots right. (Q3 10:56)
Himmelberg kicks to space deep in the Giants forward line for Cameron to chase with Rampe on his hammer, but the ball bounces weirdly and it’s rushed. (Q3 12:16)
Kennedy marks and/or gets a high contact free on Davis in a pack at the hotspot, but misses. (Q3 14:44)
Franklin plays on after a holding free on Finlayson, he lets fly from 55m on a slight angle but it’s wide. (Q3 19:44)
Shiel misses a running snap from about the same spot, this one goes over Franklin’s head. (Q3 21:15)
Jake Lloyd passes to Franklin 50m out on the flank. Buddy runs in left and shoots rightish, but it straightens in the old style and sails through! (Q3 24:41)
Shiel kicks from a pack at half forward to Himmelberg onbe out with Aliir, the Giant gathers the crumb but Aliir tackles and eventually it’s rushed. (Q3 26:11)
Cameron misses a highly unlikely snap from the boundary 15m out. (Q4 1:16)
Jones runs free down the wing and goes long to Franklin 45m out near the boundary. Tough shot for the Bud, he runs around and splits the middle for his fourth major! (Q4 2:32)
Franklin runs around the boundary and centres to Parker 35m out on a slight angle. Parker puts the Swans within a point with his first goal. (Q4 5:12)
Parker feeds Jack for a running snap from 40m on the flank… just wide, scores level. (Q4 8:02)
Heeney marks over Adam Kennedy 45m out on a slight angle but he also misses. (Q4 8:47)
Josh Kennedy is pinged 50m for timewastding after an obvious contact free on Cunningham, that brings Taranto from CHB to CHF, no score results. (Q4 11:32)
Taranto kicks blind from deep in defence but straight to Cunningham in the pocket who immediately centres for Jake Lloyd 40m out on a slight angle. He misses. (Q4 14:18)
GWS can’t rebound past half back, Jake Lloyd passes to Josh Kennedy 40m out on a slight angle, same spot as the last shot and this one doesn’t even score. (Q4 15:03)
Haynes goes long and strong from the wing, Himmelberg leaps in front of Jake Lloyd to mark 35m out on a slight angle but hits the post. (Q4 18:08)
Bonar pushes Jack in the back for an obvious free 25m out on the boundary. Jack screws through a fabulous finish as the clock ticks towards 5:00! (Q4 19:44)
Franklin marks strongly 30m out on a slight angle, Haynes gives away 50m with some stupid tough guy stuff on the mark to ensure the goal, that is the ball game. (Q4 22:33)
Tomlinson fails to mark the Whitfield centre clearance under Heeney pressure, the Swans sweep forward, Franklin centres to Parker 40m out in the corridor who nails the sealer. (Q4 24:48)
Daniel Lloyd snaps truly from a pack 20m out on the flank, but it’s too late as the Giants are still three kicks behind with 1:38 to go. (Q4 26:30)
Jones gathers a long Cunningham ball in the pocket, baulks clear but hits the post from 10m. (Q4 27:37)
Josh Kennedy kicks to space at the hotspot on a fast break for Hayward to toepoke home just before the final siren. (Full Time)

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