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Blog log from R2 of 2019: Richmond vs Collingwood

Blog log for Richmond vs Collingwood, R2 of 2019

Lynch receives a handball in traffic at the hotspot but just misses. (Q1 0:00)
Martin passes to Riewoldt at half forward within range, he shapes to shoot then passes to Cotchin 40m out in the corridor, his set shot is straight but short, rushed. (Q1 1:59)
Collingwood rebounds very slowly from full back, lots of touches for a heap of players, it ends with Elliott passing to Cox 30m out on a slight angle who boots the first goal. (Q1 7:19)
Elliott roves and grubbers home but the ump had seen a push by Cox in the marking contest, no score. (Q1 8:49)
There was no push. (Q1 9:20)
Varcoe goes long down the flank to Mihocek one out with his man Vlastuin, the taller man wins with position and strength, he shoots from 20m but misses. (Q1 10:34)
Rioli marks 40m out on the flank and sails through a picturesque set shot for the Tigers’ first. (Q1 13:07)
Phillips passes to Thomas near the boundary 40m out who kicks a lovely set shot for his first. (Q1 18:51)
Big scramble at CHF for Collingwood after Graham coughs it up, Beams is tackled to ground but kicks from his back, it lands in the breadbasket of Phillips who goals from 30m. (Q1 21:55)
Long speculator from the Richmond HFF to the top of the square, Langdon is pinged for a bump in the side of Lynch before the ball arrives, Lynch takes the charity goal. (Q1 25:05)
Martin tries a checkside from the pocket, it falls near the opposite behind post where Short wins a raffle to mark and goal. (Q2 2:19)
VLastuin intercepts Treloar on the wing, eventually Martin passes to Castagna 50m out on a slight angle, Castagna tries a pass that doesn’t work. (Q2 4:19)
Sidebottom misses a speculator from 55m on the flank. (Q2 7:04)
Stephenson spoils a kick across the backline to Prestia, gets it back and finds Mihocek on his own at the top of the square who grubbers home. (Q2 8:59)
Roughead runs underneath a kick to 20m on a slight angle and the ball lands in the guts of Prestia, but he misses a soda. (Q2 10:46)
Pies apply frontal pressure at half forward and work the ball by hand through heavy traffic, Elliott gives to De Goey who checksides the goal from 20m on a slight angle. (Q2 16:00)
Another very slow build up by the Maggies, they almost stuff it up but they eventually succeed in drawing the Tiger defence up to allow Treloar to grubber another one from 15m. (Q2 18:51)
Phillips kicks down the flank on another slow play, De Goey jumps on the back of Markov and takes a massive screamer, crowd going ape droppings as he plays on and goals! (Q2 21:26)
Lynch outmarks Crisp on the HFF and goes inboard to Higgins at the hotspot who makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q2 23:50)
Cotchin runs from the next centre bounce and hits the lead of Lynch 40m out on a slight angle, nothing Roughead could do there. Lynch boots goal number two. (Q2 25:46)
McIntosh is paid a rather soft HTB free 30m out in the pocket, for some reason Edwards is given the ball after the HT siren, Titch splits the middle! (Q2 28:31)
Mayne pops through a goal from 45m in the corridor after the Pies dominate the first centre bounce of Q3. (Q3 0:37)
Thomas hits De Goey leading up to 45m out on a slight angle. JDG hoofs it straight up the hi-diddle-diddle. (Q3 5:09)
Edwards handballs wide of congestion at the Tiger hotspot to Short on his own who snaps across the body off a step… that one is good. (Q3 7:46)
Treloar gets a soft holding free on Lambert at a ball up 50m out on a slight angle, he tries a spot up ball that doesn’t work, Tigers rebound. (Q3 11:54)
Martin wrestles with Greenwood and marks a Nankervis kick 25m out on the flank, he plays on and screws wide. (Q3 15:03)
Collingwood rebounds coast to coast down members wing, Stephenson marks a Maynard bomb on the wing and has Mihocek over the back to goal from the top of the square! (Q3 15:46)
Edwards gets the next centre clearance kick up the guts, Lynch takes a contested grab in front of Roughead 35m out in front and converts for his third. (Q3 17:08)
Higgins has a bit of time on the HFF to straighten for a running snap from 45m but his kick lands in the square for Howe to spoil, Pies clear. (Q3 21:25)
De Goey marks a Grundy kick to the pocket in front of Broad, plays on and screws home his fourth goal! (Q3 22:29)
Stephenson hits the lead of Cox up the guts to 40m after the Pies boss another centre clearance. The big American shanks it wide right. (Q3 23:37)
Moore lays a score-saving tackle on Weller in the pocket. (Q3 25:38)
Edwards beats Phillips to a ball on the wing and there are Tigers everywhere forward of the ball, Higgins wins the four-man raffle to toepoke home from the square. (Q3 27:09)
Varcoe taps a loose ball behind his back to Treloar who snaps OOB from CHF. (Q3 27:39)
From the secondary stoppage after that ball in, Prestia zigs when he should have zagged and gets claimed HTB by Pendlebury at the hotspot, big goal just before 3QT. (Q3 28:39)
Cox picks up a ground ball in traffic at the hotspot after the first centre bounce of Q4, baulks, feints, shoots around the corner… the Magpie army shout USA USA USA! (Q4 0:43)
Markov snaps wide from a stoppage at half forward. (Q4 2:06)
Markov marks in a big pack 30m out on a slight angle but kicks like a backman. (Q4 2:49)
Edwards roves a Lynch contest near the hotspot and strolls into the open goal. (Q4 4:11)
De Goey marks hard in the pocket, plays on as usual but hits the post from 25m. (Q4 6:49)
Ellis kicks in but Cox intercepts on the boundary 30m out, he misses. (Q4 7:04)
Pies havbe the loose man on an attack around the outer wing, Elliott marks near the hotspot and gives a Joe the Goose special to Stephenson, tough for the Tigers to come back now. (Q4 13:23)
Elliott marks a Crisp kick from midfield to 30m on a slight angle, ump pays front-on contact, whatever. Elliott hits the post. (Q4 15:19)
Mad scramble at the top of the Pie goalsquare, Short is pinged for a scoop, Elliott takes the charity goal, this one is officially over. (Q4 17:24)
Elliott centres from the pocket and it’s Stephenson rising high over the pack to mark 20m out in front, champagne footy by Collingwood. (Q4 22:09)
Another centre clearance to the Pies, Mihocek gives De Goey a Joe the Goose special for his fifth. (Q4 23:54)
De Goey gathers a chaos ball at half forward, fends off Vlastuin and passes to Cox near the hotspot instead of going himself, Cox hits the post. (Q4 26:10)

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