Blog log from R23 of 2018: Carlton vs Adelaide

Himmelberg marks in the centre and has Jenkins over the back for an easy gather and the first goal, Jenkins’ man Rowe got sucked up the contest and made no impact. (Q1 6:07)
Lynch marks a Gibbs pass in space on the HFF but goes short to the lead of Jenkins 35m out on a slight angle. Jerker bangs that one through. (Q1 7:57)
Gallucci runs through a vacant CHF and slots the next one after the next centre bounce. Blue defenders were nowhere on that play. (Q1 9:27)
Jacobs roves in a pack 20m out and gives out to Jenkins whose snap is touched off the boot and rolls wide. (Q1 11:33)
Greenwood misses off the left from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 11:33)
Marchbank marks 40m out on the flank and kicks like a backman, well wide. (Q1 16:03)
Thomas wins a hard footy near CHF and gives to Mullett who snaps off a step with his long left boot, that one clears the pack on the line for a nice goal. (Q1 18:07)
Gibbs gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by Kerridge to put him 40m out on a slight angle for a charity goal. (Q1 19:54)
Mackay baulks into a double tackle 40m out on the HBF, Polson gets the free kick and misses. (Q1 21:18)
Laird intercepts an O’Brien rebound kick in front of Polson and hits Atkins 40m out on the flank for the turnover goal. (Q1 23:29)
Kerridge gets back to rush an Atkins snap from near the boundary 40m out. (Q1 25:14)
McKay takes a pack mark 25m out on the flank but misses badly. (Q1 26:43)
Cripps gets a free for contact by Kelly at a ball up 40m out on a slight angle but misses, disappointingly. (Q1 28:34)
Betts leaps in front of Lamb to clunk a centring ball by Crouch to the hotspot for his first goal of the evening. (Q2 1:26)
Cripps roves at a stoppage on the HFF and misses. (Q2 2:41)
Seedsman snaps truly from 15m after gathering a tap from Douglas following a stoppage at half forward. (Q2 4:09)
Jenkins draws a contact free on Weitering 20m out on a slight angle and converts for his third major. (Q2 5:41)
Charlie Curnow passes to the lead of McKay in front of McGovern 40m out on the flank who slots a nice finish. (Q2 10:26)
Mullett passes to McKay to mark again at pretty much the same spot with the same opponent, he repeats the dose off the boot too! (Q2 11:42)
Knight runs into the open goal after roving a big pack at the top of the square. (Q2 14:28)
Himmelberg gathers a Knight ball to the pocket, fends off the Rowe tackle and checksides his first senior goal from near the behind post! (Q2 15:47)
Lynch gives Gallucci a Joe the Goose special as the Crows work the loose man all the way down members wing. (Q2 17:28)
Gallucci snaps his third goal from 35m on a slight angle off his left boot after roving a Himmelberg contest and baulking clear of Weitering. (Q2 20:42)
Betts roves and gives a Joe the Goose to Knight for another one. (Q2 23:25)
Kerridge snaps off a step from 55m on a slight angle for a nice goal against the flow. (Q2 25:42)
Greenwood marks a Kelly ball next to the hotspot but shanks the set shot way left. (Q2 27:40)
Polson catches Kelly HTB 40m out in the corridor and converts for his second senior goal. (Q2 30:27)
Atkins kicks off Q3 junk time with his second goal. (Q3 2:45)
Petrevski-Seton strips Gibbs in a tackle on the wing, eventually Thomas gives off to Lamb for a poster from the HFF. (Q3 4:59)
Mullett hits the lead of Charlie Curnow in front of Keath 40m out on the flank, who gives off to Silvagni for no score, terrible play. (Q3 7:00)
Atkins marks 40m out wide on the flank and steers through his third major. (Q3 8:50)
Jenkins marks 30m out on the flank but misses. (Q3 11:15)
Betts strips Silvagni in a tackle 20m out, gathers and goals in classic opportunist style. (Q3 14:02)
Wright hits the post with a low-percentage snap from the boundary 20m out off a step in traffic. (Q3 15:01)
Mackay marks 45m out on the flank and misses. (Q3 16:17)
Lynch marks and goals from 30m on the flank to desultory applause. (Q3 18:50)
Jenkins snaps a goal after roving his own contest over Rowe at a pack at the hotspot, set up by Milera. (Q3 20:14)
Betts draws a blocking free on Lamb 40m out on a slight angle, he sails through goal number three. (Q3 21:48)
Simpson marks 30m out on a slight angle and boots a rare goal. (Q3 23:58)
Polson marks a short Murphy kick 40m out on a slight angle but hooks it left. (Q3 25:58)
Simpson intercepts a Gibbs rebound kick to the wing and goes quickly to McKay 40m out in the corridor, he kicks truly. (Q3 28:13)
Jenkins marks at the hotspot just before the 3QT siren to boot goal number four. (Q3 30:13)
Milera gets the first goal of Q4 garbage time. (Q4 2:36)
Mullett misses a pressure-free snap off the left from 40m on the flank. (Q4 3:37)
Gallucci runs into goal for his fourth major and puts up his hand almost apologetically towards the long-suffering Blue fans (but actually to the full forward). (Q4 10:16)
Petrevski-Seton marks a Murphy kick to 40m on a slight angle but hits the post. (Q4 12:46)
Jenkins feeds Laird zooming past at CHF for a running goal. (Q4 13:51)
McKay marks a Byrne kick from the HFF to the pocket 30m out but his checkside is narrow. (Q4 15:16)
Thomas roves a pack at the hotspot but hits the post. (Q4 16:20)
Jenkins mosnters Mullett to mark 20m out in front, turn and dribble through his sixth major in very easy style. (Q4 17:05)
Kelly gathers and goals from the top of the square, his first goal at senior level. (Q4 22:02)
Jenkins boots his seventh goal in the last few minutes of garbage time. (Q4 26:32)
Polson marks an O’Brien pass at the hotspot for his second goal. (Q4 28:12)

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