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Blog log from R22 of 2018: Adelaide vs North Melbourne

Blog log for Adelaide vs North Melbourne, R22 of 2018

Tarrant goes long from the wing to the flank 45m out where Waite marks in front of the smaller Doedee and boots the first goal. (Q1 1:03)
Hrovat mops up a ball to his feet by Walker and shoots while off balance from 40m on a slight angle, well wide. (Q1 7:35)
Ziebell marks on the wing, wheels and kicks quickly to the pocket, bounces in front of Waite but he gathers and gives to Goldstein on the lope, Goldie kicks the big goal from 15m! (Q1 9:33)
Seedsman speeds through midfield after receiving at the net centre bounce, he bombs long and Daw has it covered but Tarrant is pinged for contact on Jenkins, goal Crows. (Q1 10:31)
Laird is pinged for encroachment in midfield to bring Walker to the hotspot for a charity goal. (Q1 12:18)
Greenwood marks strongly in front of Thompson 40m out on a slight angle and steers that one through. (Q1 17:04)
Walker marks 40m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q1 20:00)
Walker has a snap from the hotspot touched off the boot by Atkins. (Q1 22:05)
Gibbs marks, plays on and goals from the hotspot with a big goal assist by Milera. (Q1 23:49)
Seedsman roves, spins and shoots outside a pack 35m out on the flank but it’s narrow. (Q1 25:05)
Jenkins misses a very tough set shot from the boundary 20m out. (Q1 28:19)
Knight drops a mark at the top of the square after a stoppage at half forward, gets tackled but gets boot to ball for the first goal of Q2. (Q2 3:14)
Tarrant is pinged for a hold on Jenkins going for a Gibbs ball to the hotspot. Jenkins just avoids the right goalpost for his second major. (Q2 6:24)
McGovern draws a contact free on Thompson 25m out on a slight angle and steers through another one for Adelaide, who are taking control. (Q2 9:59)
Turner passes to the lead of Waite 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 12:44)
Ziebell has three Crows around him at defensive hotspot and his panic kick is smothered, the ball falls for Gallucci who snaps truly despite Ziebell’s dive across his boot. (Q2 17:15)
Clarke kicks OOTF under Betts pressure from the last line, Lynch takes the free 25m out and misses with a drop punt. (Q2 18:30)
Macmillan turns the ball over from the last line from more Betts chase, Gallucci intercepts 45m out on the flank and also misses. (Q2 19:30)
Brown marks a Hrovat pass down the flank to 25m, trots in slowly and gives the crowd something to cheer with a miss. (Q2 20:55)
Turner runs around the behind line towards the goal line but Brown comes in late to put him off his kick, he hits the post from a few metres out. (Q2 23:29)
Greenwood snaps the first goal of Q3 from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q3 3:59)
Gibbs misses a set shot from half forward. (Q3 6:17)
Hrovat passes short to Turner near the hotspot, who hits the post. Kangaroos ain’t playing finals at this rate. (Q3 9:20)
But the Crows turn the ball over on the rebound with a clanger kick by Gibbs to a contest, Goldstein spoils Crouch and storms onto the crumb to finish from the hotspot. (Q3 9:32)
Ziebell passes short to Simpkin 35m out on the flank who kicks his second goal. (Q3 14:17)
Milera passes to Lynch 40m out on a slight angle who steers through another one for the Crows. (Q3 16:47)
McGovern misses a snap from half forward. (Q3 18:38)
Greenwood does the same as the Roos can’t clear half back on the kick in. (Q3 19:04)
Lynch marks on the HFF, wheels and gets out the slide rule for a touch pass between two lunging Roos to McGovern leading up the guts to 40m. McLovin gets another goal for Adelaide. (Q3 22:03)
Mackay fails to join the party with a miss from half forward. (Q3 23:19)
Atley snaps a goal from the pocket after roving a Brown contest. (Q3 25:25)
Wood gets a contact free on Milera for an arm over the shoulder at the hotspot, he goals to the boos of the crowd who thought it was very soft. (Q4 3:39)
Jacobs misses a snap from a pack near the hotspot. (Q4 6:06)
Wood roves his own contest at the hotspot but misses while off balance. (Q4 6:51)
Waite marks within range at half forward but goes to Dumont in the pocket 30m out. Dumont tries a checkside set shot that is straight but just too short and rushed. (Q4 8:43)
Turner has space and time on the HFF to gather a bouncing ball but rushes the snap from 45m for a disappointing behind. (Q4 13:51)
Jenkins marks 50m out on a slight angle and boots the first Crow goal of Q4 junk time. (Q4 15:04)
Ziebell has two on him for a Williams ball to the square from the pocket but he keeps his feet to crumb it himself and snap a nice goal over his shoulder. (Q4 17:06)
Hrovat feeds Atley zooming down the flank after the next centre bounce, he chips from 40m and it’s through! (Q4 18:21)
Dumont passes to Waite 40m out near the boundary as North again boss the centre bounce. Waite threads the needle, wait a minute, North back within two kicks with 6:10 left! (Q4 19:36)
Higgins bombs long from the wing to a four-man pack at the hotspot, Waite outflies McGovern to mark and boot another one! North back within a kick, 4:47 to go! (Q4 21:51)
McGovern marks at defensive hotspot to prevent one North attack, clock goes below 4:00. (Q4 23:03)
McGovern intercepts again on the HBF as the clock ticks to 3:00. (Q4 24:04)
Play on the outer wing, both sides breaking down at half forward, stoppage with 2:22 to go. (Q4 24:37)
Greenwood kicks to no one at half forward, the ump pays deliberate OOB, North goes down the line to Wood, but again it’s McGovern who intercepts on the HBF, 2:00. (Q4 25:23)
Lynch storms up the wing to the HFF but goes long where Daw is supreme… but his rebound kick to the HBF is intercepted by Seedsman 50m out, long ball to the square… Betts! (Q4 27:21)
Eddie Betts it is with the massively important pack mark over Jacobs in the square and goal to seal the game. (Full Time)

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