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Blog log from R1 of 2019: Western Sydney vs Essendon

Blog log for Western Sydney vs Essendon, R1 of 2019

Shiel roves a stoppage in the pocket and misses from 15m. (Q1 2:43)
Coniglio kicks long down the flank, so long that two Giants raffle it behind the Bomber defenders, Himmelberg wins it and boots the first goal. (Q1 4:14)
Myers shoots wide from CHF. (Q1 6:03)
Lloyd beats Guelfi in a wrestle to mark and goal from the hotspot. (Q1 9:47)
Hopper shanks a kick from half forward but Finlayson dives and marks 30m out on the flank, he misses. (Q1 14:00)
Fantasia hits the post after a free on Reid at a pack at the hotspot. (Q1 19:11)
Simpson gets a ruck free on the HFF against Bellchambers for a jumper tug. His set shot is nowhere near. (Q1 22:03)
Slow play around the outer wing started by Williams and involving Greene twice, Cameron roves and shoots for his first goal from the pocket. (Q1 29:04)
Daniels misses from half forward after a rare centre clearance win by GWS through Williams. (Q2 0:31)
Whitfield sprints from congestion on the wing and kicks across CHF to the opposite flank where Perryman beats McGrath to mark… but he misses from 30m. (Q2 1:02)
Finlayson spoils on the wing to Tomlinson who is in space, he turns and goes long to Coniglio who marks in front of Saad at the hotspot, Cogs makes no mistake. (Q2 2:32)
Smith is pinged for holding after a tackle at a stoppage, red hot decision that one, Hopper takes the free but misses, footy gods smile. (Q2 4:01)
McKenna’s kick in is intercepted by Keeffe near the hotspot, he converts just after coming back on from what looked a bad knee injury! (Q2 6:02)
McDonald-Tipungwuti roves a Shaw fumble on the HFF, he releases Stringer to run to 30m and grubber home the first Bomber goal. (Q2 11:02)
Shaw goes long to Perryman in lots of space on the HFF, he runs to 40m and blazes across the face. (Q2 12:45)
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Brown passes short to Langford 40m out on a slight angle, who had been involved in the build up around members wing. The set shot is pretty as a picture. (Q2 13:47)
Taranto goes long from outside CHF, it drifts to the behind line but Keeffe marks and boots his second goal! (Q2 15:32)
Brown marks on the boundary 30m out and misses with a drop punt. (Q2 17:32)
Hopper receives from Shaw and passes to Daniels 45m out in the corridor, his set shot falls short, no score. (Q2 19:16)
Tomlinson passes to Shaw who misses from 30m on the flank. (Q2 20:48)
Francis is pinged for a dangerous tackle on Keeffe 45m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 26:28)
Coniglio passes to Cameron 50m out on a slight angle just before the HT siren on a rebound play which included nice work by Greene. Goal umpire admires Jezza’s set shot. (Q2 30:23)
Coniglio clears from a stoppage on the wing, Daniel marks 45m out on an angle but misses. (Q3 3:34)
Daniels catches McKenna HTB on the wing, advantage is taken and Whitfield passes to Himmelberg in the pocket, he tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q3 5:16)
Coniglio feeds Deledio to run to 40m on a slight angle in an acre of space, that’s a tardio of a snap under no pressure. (Q3 7:03)
The Giants lock in the kick in and it’s Cameron who goals from the square in a scramble. (Q3 7:03)
Greene marks and hits the post from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 8:31)
Hopper screws wide from a stoppage deep in the pocket. (Q3 12:34)
Fantasia volleys a crumb wide from 10m. (Q3 13:15)
Guelfi sharks a Tomlinson handball in traffic on the wing and finds Smith 45m out in the corridor, but Smith sprays it OOTF. (Q3 15:18)
Hurley is outpositioned and gives away an obvious contact free to Keeffe sitting under a long ball to the square, three goals for him. (Q3 17:47)
Whitfield from the centre to Lloyd on the HFF, quick long ball to the square, Greene brings it to ground for Taranto to rove and goal. Quick scores, not much opposition. (Q3 19:11)
Fantasia bounces a shot wide on the burst from 55m in front. (Q3 21:04)
Kennedy runs around a tired-looking Merrett on the wing and hits the lead of Cameron 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q3 23:15)
Heppell gives to McKenna for a snap off a step from 50m on a slight angle, off hands for a point. (Q3 26:04)
McKenna pokes a pass to Langford 40m out on the flank just before the 3QT siren, who boots the first Essendon goal for a very long time. (Q3 29:29)
First centre clearance of Q4 to GWS, Himmelberg kicks to the square where Coniglio draws a holding free on Ridley and goal. (Q4 0:13)
Greene flies in a pack 45m out in front and draws a contact free on Saad for a push in the back, he converts. (Q4 2:11)
Taranto snaps a champagne footy goal from the flank 40m out, the home crowd gets on their feet to applaud a complete game. (Q4 5:36)
Daniels roves a Saad fumble and gives to Coniglio who snaps his third goal from 20m. It’s an orange crush! (Q4 7:01)
Coniglio gets another chance but misses this one off the left from 20m. (Q4 8:42)
Cameron just misses a set shot from 50m on the boundary. (Q4 11:28)
Keeffe misses a left foot snap across the body from 30m on a slight angle. (Q4 11:55)
Lloyd is the next one to join the party with a snap goal from CHF, his second. (Q4 12:27)
Cameron marks on the lead 25m out on the flank from a Tomlinson kick down the line. He boots goal number four, deep in junk time. (Q4 15:27)
Bellchambers gets a soft ruck free on Simpson near the hotspot for an ear massage, but he shanks it for a behind. (Q4 18:18)
Smith passes to Francis 45m out on a slight angle, who gets some garbage. (Q4 22:24)
Langford misses a long snap. (Q4 27:39)
Myers feeds Baguley for some junk from the HFF with less than two minutes to go. (Q4 28:12)

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