Blog log from R6 of 2019: Geelong vs West Coast

Gaff plays on to advantage from a contact free against Selwood on the wing and goes to Kennedy in the pocket 25m out for the first goal of the evening. (Q1 1:19)
Ablett sends a high ball to the square from the HFF, Rohan is one out with Hurn and wins the battle of strength to mark from behind and boot the first Geelong goal. (Q1 3:19)
Kolodjashnij speeds ahead of Darling through midfield and goes quick and long to the hotspot, the ball pitches behind everyone and Hawkins is over the back to gather and goal. (Q1 5:34)
Ablett trots through midfield on a fast break and goes over Schofield to Ratugolea 20m out, who just kicks the goal. (Q1 7:49)
Miers roves at a stoppage 40m out on the flank, breaks the ankles of the chasing Cole with a step and baulks around Duggan for a sensational goal! (Q1 10:49)
Hawkins marks 20m out on the flank and the Cats most definitely have the jump, that’s their fifth goal and we’re not even halfway through Q1 yet. (Q1 16:04)
Petruccelle bursts away from a big pack after a stoppage 30m out on a slight angle and rams through his first goal. (Q1 20:50)
Ablett passes to the lead of Rohan in front of Duggan 40m out on a slight angle, he boots goal number two. (Q1 21:48)
Again it’s Ablett kicking from midfield after the next time and again it’s Roham rising in front of Sheppard to mark near the hotspot, goal number three for him in Q1! (Q1 23:35)
Sheed passes to Gaff 45m out on the flank, his set shot into the breeze is short and rushed. (Q1 25:33)
Yeo catches Ratugolea in the eye 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q1 29:46)
Tuohy misses a snap from half forward. (Q2 2:50)
Masten roves a pack at half forward and screws a kick to the square from 45m on a slight angle, Kennedy shepherds it through! (Q2 4:00)
Allen is first back to a long kick to space near the Eagle hotspot after a turnover in midfield, but he soccers wide. (Q2 7:22)
Schofield is pinged for deliberate OOB on the HBF, Dangerfield takes the free and goes to Hawkins deep in the pocket 15m out, who misses. (Q2 13:21)
Ablett misses off the left from 20m on a slight angle. (Q2 14:32)
Hurn drops an intercept mark, Hawkins roves and gives to Tuohy who misses off a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 15:20)
The repeat inside 50s eventually tell, Miers roves an ineffective handball by Sheppard under Atkins pressure and gives to Ablett who goals from 30m on a slight angle. (Q2 16:35)
Hickey passes to Kennedy who marks 35m out on a slight angle but misses, disappointingly. (Q2 24:47)
Ryan bursts from congestion on the HFF and shoots from 35m but shanks it horribly OOTF. (Q2 26:35)
Stanley marks on the wing, the umpire pays a red hot 50m penalty on Duggan for timewasting to bring the Cat ruckman to 30m on a slight angle, but he shoots OOTF. (Q2 29:31)
Miers forces a Gaff handball clanger at half forward, Guthrie passes to Ratugolea who misses from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 3:03)
Dangerfield marks at much the same range but also misses. (Q3 4:57)
Jetta is under pressure in the BP and kicks to no one on the opposite HBF, Hawkins gets to it first and centres to the hotspot for Stanley who goals. (Q3 6:18)
Schofield is pinged for a hold on Hawkins 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q3 11:34)
Henry kicks long to a pack 20m out from the HFF, somehow there are three Cats over the back for the crumb and no Eagles, Ablett wins the raffle and volleys home. (Q3 13:34)
Blicavs is pinged for high contact on Kennedy 20m out on the flank, JJK gets up looking sore and pops that one through. (Q3 16:49)
Kelly hits the post from the boundary 30m out. (Q3 19:04)
Hickey drops a mark 45m out on a slight angle but has time to butter up and goal off the left boot. (Q3 23:49)
Sheppard corrals Ablett at half forward but the Little Master finds a way to get a left foot pass under the Eagle to Constable 30m out on a slight angle for a goal. (Q3 26:34)
Guthrie receives from Dahlhaus at half forward and passes to Hawkins in the pocket 20m out who boots his third goal. (Q3 28:35)
Dangerfield marks 50m out on a slight angle, doesn’t see Hawkins alone in the square and goes back for the set shot… short, wide and rushed. (Q4 2:54)
Ryan gathers a wide kick by Brander to the pocket, Stewart challenges so he tries the impossible Daicos special… across the face from 25m. (Q4 7:36)
Ablett marks on the HFF, his set shot drifts to the behind line where Rohan marks on his chest and boots his fourth goal. (Q4 9:56)
Allen marks and goals from 25m on the flank, deep in junk time. (Q4 14:52)
Yeo sails through a snap from near CHF but doesn’t get excited, he knows how meaningless it is. (Q4 16:01)
Miers marks a high Menegola ball from CHF to a massive pack at the hotspot, he gets some junk. (Q4 18:04)
Kelly roves a Miers contest then misses on the lope from 30m on the flank. (Q4 22:09)
Hurn dribbles a kick to the BP under Rohan pressure but Dangerfield swoops, runs onto the right boot and slots it from 20m to the delight of the home fans! (Q4 25:35)

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