Blog log from P1 of 2019: Carlton vs Essendon

Jones falls over to allow Daniher to mark a Heppell pass 15 out on a slight angle with no problem. Daniher boots the first goal. (Q1 0:00)
Gibbons rolls through the first Carlton goal from a pack 20m out after roving and riding a Saad tackle. (Q1 6:28)
Setterfield hits the lead of Silvagni ahead of Hurley 40m out on a slight angle, but GSOS misses. (Q1 7:11)
Gibbons beats Francis to a handball from a pack 20m out and rolls through his second goal off the left boot! (Q1 9:14)
Setterfield misses a flying snap from the pocket 20m out. (Q1 10:41)
Saad starts a rebound from the last line in classic style, Stringer has Brown over the back of Weitering near the hotspot for the mark and goal. (Q1 12:43)
Stringer soccers a loose ball from 35m in front through for a goal. (Q1 13:42)
Shiel kicks long, hard and low from the wing over the Blue defence to McDonald-Tipungwuti 40m out for a nice goal. (Q1 18:29)
Dow follows the centre clearance which falls in a big pack at the Blue hotspot, McKay flips it out to him and he checksides the goal. (Q1 19:23)
Charlie Curnow gets a contact free on Hurley for a smack in the moosh in a marking contest, he steers it through from 35m on a slight angle. (Q1 21:14)
Polson sharks a pressured Hartley handball and tries a low-percentage snap from near the behind post, it’s wide. (Q1 22:27)
Charlie Curnow passes to McGovern who beats Hurley to mark 30m out on the flank and just squeezes in his first goal. (Q1 24:29)
Daniher snaps wide from ruck at a ball up near the behind post. (Q1 28:40)
Brown roves on the behind line in a phone box and misses a very unlikely snap on the turn. (Q2 0:57)
Thomas passes to Ed Curnow 25m out in the pocket, his set shot barely scrapes in for a point. (Q2 4:41)
Ridley is pinged for a block on McGovern, who steers through his second from 30m on a slight angle. (Q2 5:12)
Merrett marks at half forward, waits, then hits Langford leading to 40m on a slight angle. Langford misses. (Q2 11:57)
Francis intercepts on a HBF and starts a switch play through the middle that ends with Brown marking 45m out on a slight angle, he also misses. (Q2 13:14)
The seas part for Cripps after he roves a stoppage on the HFF, he runs away from McGrath and goals from 30m. (Q2 18:22)
Ed Curnow feeds Thomas for a flying snap from 45m on the flank after a stoppage, that’s well wide. (Q2 21:26)
Stringer leaps over Garlett to mark a Heppell pass on a fast break from defence. The Package lines up from 20m on the flank, and kicks OOTF. (Q2 23:13)
Ridley gets involved three times in traffic on the wing, ending up with a flashy dash and pass to Daniher 30m out on the flank just before the HT siren. Daniher misses. (Q2 24:10)
Silvagni feeds Gibbons for his third goal from a snap, this time from a pack at the hotspot. (Q3 0:04)
Cuningham is the next Blue to snap a goal from congestion at close range, roving and breaking a Hartley tackle 15m out. (Q3 1:47)
Laverde marks, wheels and fires from the HFF, his speed lets Stringer get over the back to mark and goal from the square. (Q3 3:12)
Ed Curnow gathers a ground ball near the hotspot and gives out to Silvagni on his own, who screws through the goal under no pressure. (Q3 5:12)
Phillips follows up after a centre bounce to half forward where a succession of Bombers fumble and lose the handle, he mops up and goals from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 6:42)
Brown roves a McKernan contest in the pocket and times his give inside to McDonald-Tipungwuti to perfection for the goal from 10m. (Q3 11:15)
Walsh picks up a loose footy, dodges clear and shoots from 40m on a slight angle… across the face. (Q3 15:13)
McKenna boots to empty space near the hotspot after a trademark dash, Baguley is first back to toe it home from the square. (Q3 16:43)
Cripps bounces a handball to the HFF for Cuningham to run onto, he tries a low-percentage snap off balance from 40m but it’s a lovely left-foot finish! (Q3 21:31)
Walsh has a flying snap under pressure from near the boundary 40m out, wobbles across the face. (Q3 24:12)
Laverde bombs high and long from the wing, Clarke storms onto it leading up from the square and marks untouched in between traffic. He goals. (Q3 25:54)
McDonald-Tipungwuti chooses the right option on the boundary in a phonebox, a short pass to Smith 45m out on the flank. Smith doesn’t score. (Q3 27:13)
Ridley holds Cripps at a stoppage at the Blue hotspot for the Blue’s second goal. (Q4 1:17)
McGrath releases Baguley for gallop down the wing, he goes long to Brown who beats two to mark 25m out on the flank and goal. (Q4 5:17)
McGrath sails through a snap for a goal after Brown sharks an Ed Curnow handball at a stoppage near the hotspot and gives out. (Q4 8:19)
Brown puts the ball on his boot this time for another goal from a centre clearance, he roves the pack at the hotspot and snaps truly. (Q4 10:34)
Laverde gathers on the HFF and gives off to McGrath for a flying snap from 45m… that’s good as well! (Q4 12:35)
McDonald-Tipungwuti gives to Stringer for a snap around the corner from a stand start 30m out on the flank… that’s another one, a kick the difference! (Q4 13:48)
Francis hits up Stringer 30m out on the flank, this for the lead… hooks left. (Q4 15:33)
Cuningham kicks the Blues clear again with a snap after a stoppage 30m out on the flank. (Q4 17:45)
Hartley is pinged for a jumper hold on McKay as they wait for a long ball 20m out in front, that just about seals the deal with 6:30 left. (Q4 21:03)
Smith runs to half forward and clears two Blues to find Laverde at the Bomber hotspot for a junk time goal. (Q4 29:20)

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