Blog log from R7 of 2019: Collingwood vs Port Adelaide

After a stoppage at the Magpie hotspot, Mihocek strips Howard in a tackle in the goalsquare to provide the crumb for Stephenson to rove and snap the first goal. (Q1 3:57)
Grundy wins a ruck tap on the HFF and bombs to the square, the ball bounces high to allow Stephenson to beat Byrne-Jones to gather for the second goal as well! (Q1 5:47)
Westhoff gives to Rockliff who baulks clear for a snap from 50m on a slight angle but it’s wide and off hands for a point. (Q1 6:51)
Lycett tries to gather a loose ball in the square but bumbles and Moore mops up to clear. (Q1 8:50)
Sam Gray feeds Wines for a snap around the corner after a stoppage 25m out in the pocket, that goes wide. (Q1 10:55)
The Pies go coast to coast at high speed around the outer wing, De Goey passes to Stephenson in front of the hapless Byrne-Jones 40m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 11:50)
Grundy roves on the HFF and gives to Adams who kicks off a step to the pocket where Mihocek marks 15m out and screws through the goal. (Q1 12:50)
Stephenson catches Howard HTB near true CHF, he kicks high, long and just straight enough for his third goal of Q1! (Q1 15:13)
Pendlebury turns the ball over by foot after the next centre bounce under Boak pressure, Rockliff goes to Powell-Pepper who shoots from 55m on the flank… bounces wide. (Q1 16:32)
Crisp beats Duursma to get the clearance from a stoppage on the wing, Phillips passes to Elliott at the hotspot who converts. It’s a procession so far. (Q1 18:31)
Hoskin-Elliott speeds away from the next centre bounce and passes to Stephenson in front of Howard 45m out on the flank, he misses. (Q1 20:30)
Howe takes a regulation speccy on the wing and pumps it long to a pack, Reid roves but is smothered, the crumb falls for Elliott who goals from 20m. (Q1 22:46)
Thomas roves a Reid contest in the pocket and screws a snap from 25m that just goes narrow. (Q1 24:32)
De Goey has two on him chasing a long ball near the behind line, he gets there first but can’t get the angles right, dribbles for a behind. (Q1 26:11)
Elliott marks on the HFF and gives off to Beams who launches from the 50m paint for another one. Collingwood can do no wrong! (Q1 29:05)
Maynard fumbles in a pack at CHB, Wines pounces and gives over the top to Boak who snaps a nice goal off a step to finally get the Port off the mark. (Q2 0:47)
De Goey gets a free at the next centre bounce and goes to Reid who gets an arm chop free on Howard 50m out on a slight angle, his set shot falls on the line… touched by Lienert. (Q2 3:02)
Marshall marks a Houston mongrel kick to the HFF and centres quickly for Gray near the hotspot, who doesn’t even score. (Q2 6:03)
Mihocek kicks under pressure from the wing, it’s a bit of a chaos ball but it bounces nicely for Reid to gather in stride and goal on the run from the hotspot. (Q2 7:33)
Houston spoils Mihocek’s contest to a De Goey ball to the square for a behind. (Q2 9:04)
Rozee snaps wide from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 9:04)
Pendlebury mops up on the wing, does a one-two with Treloar and kicks with his left boot to the right nipple of De Goey 30m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q2 11:34)
Phillips coughs the ball up by hand under a tackle at half back, Butters roves and goes short to Powell-Pepper 40m out on the flank, SPP kicks truly. (Q2 12:53)
Westhoff passes to Burton 50m out on the flank, who goes back and roosts a lovely set shot for a rare goal. (Q2 17:09)
Rozee toepokes the crumb from a Sam Gray contest at the hotspot to Ebert who taps to Lycett to waltz into the open goal, and all of a sudden Port is back within five goals. (Q2 21:18)
Pendlebury kicks long from the next centre bounce, De Goey beats Clurey to mark from behind 25m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 22:08)
Byrne-Jones runs down Thomas to prevent a crumbed score near the Magpie hotspot. (Q2 24:46)
Reid claims a mark in a pack 25m out on the flank, plays on anyway but misses off the left under pressure. (Q2 26:03)
Byrne-Jones intercepts a shorty kick by Adams in midfield and has Westhoff to mark untouched 45m out in the corridor. The Hoff misses. (Q2 27:04)
Two Pies fly to spoil Westhoff’s contest to a Lienert speculator to the Port hotspot but the Hoff keeps his feet to rove and goal from the square! (Q2 28:36)
Rozee sharks an Adams handball after a stoppage 30m out on the flank and shows his class with a lovely screwing snap off a step for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:54)
Port applies big pressure on the HFF but the Magpies are good enough to work through it up the wing, finally De Goey goes to Hoskin-Elliott who marks, turns and runs into goal. (Q3 4:46)
Duursma roves but shoots OOTF off a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 5:22)
Byrne-Jones dumps a kick to the HBF but Beams marks 45m out, he misses the lot. (Q3 8:22)
Langdon shoots across the face from 40m on the flank. (Q3 13:38)
Mihocek kicks long to De Goey one out with Clurey at CHF, Clurey collapses to the turf to allow JDG to gather and waltz into the open goal. (Q3 20:37)
After the next centre bounce, Brown passes to Reid in front of Lienert 40m out on a slight angle, his set shot hooks right. (Q3 22:13)
Treloar wows the crowd with a snap for a goal after a stoppage deep in the pocket 20m out. Pies are back in control. (Q3 23:28)
Westhoff marks a long Drew kick from midfield over Sidebottom 25m out on the flank, but his set shot wobbles the wrong side of the goalpost. (Q3 25:03)
Phillips runs down the wing, reaches the HFF and goes long to the square where Reid marks but misses a hurried set shot from the behind line. (Q3 26:07)
Greenwood roves the rebound kick to the wing and goes quick inside 50, Mihocek marks 40m out on a slight angle but also misses. (Q3 27:08)
Stephenson marks the first inside 50 kick of Q4 by Elliott to 45m on the flank over Houston, he kicks off official junk time with his fourth goal. (Q4 1:16)
Stephenson marks a long Moore kick on the HFF, wheels and goes to Mihocek in the pocket 25m out for his second goal. And the court of King Caractacus… (Q4 2:46)
Westhoff performs a party trick tap to Sam Gray to take two Collingwood defenders out of a ground ball contest in the pocket, Gray goals with ease from 20m. (Q4 5:35)
Ryder marks a Westhoff kick from the HFF to the corridor 20m out over Roughead for some junk. (Q4 8:16)
Lycett marks at the hotspot after some nice blocking play on Roughead by Marshall, he gets some garbage too. (Q4 10:26)
Elliott roves a Stephenson contest at the hotspot for some refuse. (Q4 15:17)
Gray roves in the pocket and centres for Marshall to mark in front of Moore at the hotspot, he gets some garbage that he really doesn’t deserve. (Q4 17:31)
Byrne-Jones spoils a long Pendlebury ball to a pack 20m out but straight to Sidebottom who has time to steady and goal. (Q4 21:01)
Elliott roves a smothered Rockliff kick from a stoppage in the Magpie goalsquare but misses from 15m. (Q4 27:45)
Westhoff marks a Marshall kick to the flank 25m out over Reid but misses in the last minute. (Q4 28:47)
Powell-Pepper misses from 20m just before the final siren. (Q4 29:43)

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