Blog log from R7 of 2019: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond

Ross centres the footy from the flank where McIntosh stands tall and marks. From 40m, directly in front, Kamdyn kicks the first of the night! (Q1 2:45)
Lloyd sends it inside 50 to Bontempelli in space, who followed up his own clearance. On a tight angle, the Bont has to trouble splitting the middle for a quick Bulldogs reply! (Q1 4:33)
Daniel turns it over at HF, allowing the Tigers to quickly counter. Edwards combines with Lambert who finds Caddy in the pocket. Josh marks and snaps the goal. (Q1 8:30)
Menadue and Caddy work it out of forward congestion to McIntosh, but Kamdyn’s quick kick is offline. (Q1 10:18)
The Dogs catapult from end to end, starting with Smith and finally finishing with Jason Johannisen marking a Bontempelli pass. JJ’s 40m shot is wide. (Q1 13:58)
Naughton’s attempt from smack on the 50m arc misses to the left by a whisker. (Q1 16:18)
Liberatore sends a high kick inside 50 which is strongly clunked by Naughton over the top of Vlastuin. He sprays it wide from 30. (Q1 16:41)
Sam Lloyd takes the mark and will have the chance to line up for goal from 40m for the Dogs. The ex-Tiger slides it wide. (Q1 20:02)
Stack feeds it into the path of a leading Liam Baker, 40m out, directly in front. His kick is straight through the middle, punishing the Dogs for their missed chances. (Q1 23:16)
Bontempelli and Dunkley combine for the centre clearance. Lloyd then picks up the loose footy, and following a quick score review, is awarded the goal for his shot on the run. (Q1 25:31)
McLean finds space outside a HFF contest, popping it over the top to the free Gowers. From 30m on a 45-degree angle, he misses to the far side. (Q1 27:04)
Naughton clunks a high kick and converts truly from 25 for the first major of the second quarter. (Q2 2:18)
It’s back to back goals for the Dogs! This time though Gowers who marks over the top of Menadue, 40m out. (Q2 3:38)
Johannisen sends it inside 50 and Naughton has no trouble outmuscling Broad to take the mark. From 40 on no real angle, he converts. (Q2 5:33)
With sky-high confidence, Naughton takes a huge pack mark. He goes BANG for his 3rd goal of the quarter. (Q2 8:54)
Crozier and Johannisen combine to send it forward in the direction of Dickson. Tory marks in front of Grimes but misses to the near side from a tight angle. (Q2 10:38)
Rioli and Prestia get their hands on the footy before Nankervis sends it goalward from just inside the 50 arc. The big man’s quick kick is offline. (Q2 14:53)
Naughton leads to the footy in the pocket, clunking the mark in front of Broad. On the outside of his boot, his snap misses to the near side. (Q2 15:58)
Bolton distances himself from Daniel and is able to send it to the advantage of Caddy. Josh marks near the boundary yet misses his shot on goal. (Q2 17:39)
The non-controlling umpire pays a free kick to Prestia who will line up for goal from 45. He hangs his shot out to the right. (Q2 19:39)
Rioli looks very hampered from his earlier knock and therefore sprays his 40m set shot wide. (Q2 22:25)
From the Stack kick, Houli almost juggles a brave mark running back with the flight but is awarded a high-contact free instead. He kicks a much-needed Tigers goal from 45. (Q2 26:53)
Daniel’s kick isn’t great, resulting in a turnover. Martin strides down the wing, kicking to Balta. Noah strides away from Cordy, takes two bounces and kicks an impressive goal. (Q3 3:30)
After a free kick isn’t paid to Grimes for holding the man, Johannisen ends up with a mark just on his range. JJ’s drop punt from 55 flies over the players on the line for a goal! (Q3 5:18)
Lynch, who’s been quiet today, is able to get a few metres distance between Trengove. After marking on the lead, his set shot is offline. (Q3 7:18)
English feeds it forward to Gowers who is all by himself near the goal. He has time to fumble, pick up the footy, and kick the easiest of goals. (Q3 8:49)
The Doggies get three in a row thanks to Bontempelli roving off the back of a pack and kicking the simple goal. (Q3 10:18)
Bontempelli launches a shot from 55 that falls just short. Naughton marks almost uncontested with a big leap and continues his brilliant display with another goal. (Q3 11:29)
Both Hayes and Liberatore are involved multiple times to work the footy from half back to half forward. Libba finds Lloyd free in space. Sam elects to snap but hits the post. (Q3 14:06)
Gowers has some time to eye off his options before executing the perfect pass to Smith. Bailey splits the middle from 25 on a slight angle. (Q3 17:04)
Ellis offloads by hand to a striding Ross who launches it toward goal from 55 for an exceptional and much-needed Richmond goal. (Q3 21:36)
Martin bullies through the centre square, sending it inside 50 with purpose. Eventually, Stack ends up with a shot at goal on the run from 50, which he converts! (Q3 27:20)
Hunter catches Houli HTB with a strong tackle then kicks inside 50 to McLean. Toby juggles the mark, strides in, and gets the quick reply for the dogs! (Q3 27:46)
Ed Richards shows of his pace as he steps around Vlastuin, runs his full measure and sends it straight over the goal umpire’s head from 45 for the first goal of Q4. (Q4 1:51)
Balta combines with Bolton who kicks to Castagna in space inside 50. Jason’s 40m attempt is sprayed to the right. (Q4 5:48)
Naughton takes yet another contested mark, this time on the wing. He wheels around and kicks to Bontempelli who marks under pressure. The Bont, from 35, squeezes it in. (Q4 7:33)
Johannisen spears the Sherrin inside 50 to Lloyd in front of Menadue. Sam’s 45m shot, directly in front, misses narrowly. (Q4 10:18)
Baker lines up for his second of the night from 40m on a slight angle, but his set shot fades to the right. (Q4 13:20)
Lloyd sends it inside 50 in the direction of Naughton who is absolutely on fire tonight. Aaron marks over Balta and Grimes, and kicks the goal from almost point blank range. (Q4 15:04)

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