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Blog log from R5 of 2019: Melbourne vs St Kilda

Blog log for Melbourne vs St Kilda, R5 of 2019

Oliver gets the first centre clearance kick, Preuss marks in front of Battle 40m out and boots the first goal. (Q1 0:30)
The Saints rebound around members wing with speed and precision, Kent passes to Membrey near the goalpost and he converts from 5m. (Q1 5:46)
Corey Wagner is outpositioned and pinged for front-on contact to Acres 40m out on a slight angle, Acres sails through a nice set shot. (Q1 9:30)
Stevens gets a lucky free kick on the boundary 40m out after trying a fend off, his set shot falls on the behind line and is rushed. (Q1 15:05)
Hunt marks 45m out in the corridor and misses. (Q1 20:32)
Newnes plays on to advantage from a downfield free and performs a perfect Joe the Goose special to Kent to goal from the square. (Q1 22:01)
Brayshaw chips a snap from 45m in front for his first goal of the evening, after a feed by Melksham following a stoppage. (Q1 23:27)
Membrey marks in front of a pack 45m out on the flank from a long Steele kick from the wing. He runs in right but kicks straight as a die. (Q1 27:12)
Oliver gives to Preuss after the next centre bounce, he takes a run up and loads up for bear from 55m out… beautiful goal! (Q1 29:31)
Brayshaw receives from Viney outside a pack at CHF, spins and uses sensational vision to find Petracca between Saints at the hotspot, but Trac misses everything. (Q2 0:39)
Gawn intercepts on the wing and goes to the HFF where Weideman marks in a pack then misses. (Q2 2:44)
Brayshaw centres from the pocket to Petracca 20mn out in the corridor, this one goes through the big sticks. (Q2 3:56)
Parker taps a loose ball in the pocket to Sinclair who centres for Gresham near the hotspot… who hits the post. (Q2 7:46)
Preuss feeds Corey Wagner for a running snap from the HFF that goes just wide. (Q2 9:46)
Steele goes long to the square, the crumb falls to the front where Lonie roves and goals with some ease. (Q2 16:30)
Another long ball to the Saint hotspot, Membrey marks in the middle of the pack with the Demon defenders sprawling. He kicks truly, three for him. (Q2 18:10)
Acres catches Viney HTB in a pack 35m out, his set shot is terrible and doesn’t score. (Q2 21:55)
Steven toepokes towards the square from a stoppage in the pocket, no goalkeeper so Billings gets there first to volley it home! (Q2 23:02)
Newnes passes to Billings 35m out on the flank who kicks OOTF. (Q2 26:56)
Kent passes to the lead of Membrey near the boundary 40m out, Hibberd gets there too late sitting in the hole. Membrey doesn’t score. (Q3 0:41)
Geary kicks from the HFF, looks wayward but that man Membrey bobs up again to mark in front of Hore 20m out, he hits the post. (Q3 1:56)
Oliver feeds Jones for a snap from 50m on a slight angle that drifts across the face. (Q3 4:41)
Lonie passes to Bruce on the boundary 20m out on the end of a rebound around the outer wing, he converts like all goods forwards do these day. Demons in big trouble! (Q3 6:18)
Long marks on the end of another rebound to the outer side, He plays on and tries his luck from 45m near the boundary… Saints can do no wrong, that’s another one! (Q3 9:07)
Newnes snaps wide from a stoppage at half forward. (Q3 10:50)
Another rebound around the outer wing, Long has options inside but goes long to the pocket where Kent runs onto it, dodges around Harmes and runs into the open goal! (Q3 12:23)
Fritsch is pinged for holding the man in the pocket 20m out, Kent takes the free and boots his third goal. (Q3 17:57)
Brayshaw crumbs his own contest to a McDonald kick to the hotspot but snaps across his body for just a point. (Q3 23:31)
Steven snaps from 40m on a slight angle taking advantage from a HTB free against Petracca but blazes wide. (Q3 26:43)
Steven kicks from the wing in very ugly fashion but Bruce storms onto it 45m out in front, he goals just before the 3QT siren. (Q3 28:28)
Melksham takes a hanger on the shoulder of Battle 40m out on the flank and kicks off Q4 junk time with some refuse. (Q4 1:57)
Sinclair feeds Parker who checksides a champagne footy goal from 20m, much hilarity ensues. (Q4 3:58)
Petracca has Melksham over the back for some more garbage. (Q4 5:13)
McDonald juggles a mark from a Brayshaw pass 50m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 14:43)
Hunt roves and misses from a pack at the hotspot. (Q4 18:02)
Newnes is pinged for timewasting to bring Melksham from wing to near the top of the goalsquare for a charity goal. (Q4 18:28)
Gawn marks in front of a pack 35m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 22:57)
Joshua Wagner misses a snap from the HFF. (Q4 24:59)
Membrey marks in front of Gawn and Preuss from a long Parker kick to the pocket 15m out, he boots goal number four. (Q4 26:28)
Steele passes to Billings near the hotspot for a set shot after the final siren, which he converts to the delight of the Sainter faithful. (Q4 28:44)

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