Blog log from R9 of 2019: Brisbane vs Adelaide

Brown bobbles an intercept mark from a Lyons kick near the hotspot, his man Cameron roves but snaps wide off a step. (Q1 6:21)
The Lions go coast to coast around the outer wing ending with Murphy hitting Himmelberg in stride to stroll into the open goal. (Q1 6:53)
The Lions boss a stoppage on the wing and handball their way to CHF through traffic, it’s Zorko with the running snap and he boots the first Lions goal. (Q1 9:09)
Murphy draws a high contact free on Answerth 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 10:23)
Brown rushes a Martin snap from half forward for a behind from the square. (Q1 12:17)
Gibbs sails through a snap from the hotspot after Greenwood forces a turnover at half forward. (Q1 13:42)
McCluggage misses from a stoppage deep in the pocket. (Q1 16:46)
Robinson marks in midfield and pokes a pass to CHF for Hipwood to mark in front of Talia. Now comes the hard part for Eric… wide right. (Q1 19:20)
Berry roves a McInerney contest in the pocket but his snap ricochets to the top of the square where Lyons volleys a nice finish from 15m! (Q1 21:06)
Taylor Walker marks a Gallucci centre clearance kick in front of Gardiner 50m out in the corridor, but misses. (Q1 22:50)
Lyons tries a checkside off a step from 20m on the boundary but hits the post. (Q1 25:16)
Rich intercepts on the HFF and pumps it back to the square, McInerney brings the ball to the front where McStay crumbs and goals off the left boot. (Q1 25:47)
Murphy marks on the HFF, doesn’t like his chances at the distance so waits for a pass to Gibbs 40m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 27:16)
A free for high contact and 50m for abuse against Robinson brings Gallucci up the wing, his pass goes to Taylor Walker to mark 45m out on the flank, QT siren… just wide. (Q1 32:26)
McStay roves a Laird drop near the Lions hotspot and gives to Mathieson whose snap is straight but too low and touched through on the line. (Q2 1:07)
Hipwood gets a bonus free kick on the boundary 20m out after Hartigan is pinged for inadvertent OOTF, he screws through a fine finish! (Q2 2:46)
Robinson sharks a pressured Sloane handball at a stoppage 35m out on the flank, he snaps truly with credit to Berry for the tackle causing the turnover. (Q2 8:11)
Taylor Walker gets a fairly soft contact free on Josh Walker as they contest 30m out on a slight angle, the home crowd boos as he walks in but Tex kicks truly. (Q2 10:21)
Josh Walker is pinged for contact again on Taylor Walker 45m out on the flank, that one was there as he slapped an arm. Tex misses that one. (Q2 12:58)
Lynch is not paid a mark he claims 25m out on the flank in a pack, he gives off to Betts who screws through a nice goal under pressure with quick skills. (Q2 14:11)
Lynch breaks through two tackles at half forward and passes to Betts in the pocket 20m out, with the benefit of a shepherd by the umpire. Eddie misses. (Q2 15:48)
Murphy runs back with the flight to mark a Crouch kick to 45m on the flank, after a Lyons handball clanger on the wing. The little man kicks the go-ahead goal. (Q2 18:27)
Martin sets Cameron off on a scoot around the boundary towards the HFF, long bomb to the square where McCarthy draws a contact free on Brown and goals. (Q2 22:08)
Neale bombs long from the next centre bounce to near the hotspot where Martin splits a pack to take a big chest grab and goal as well. (Q2 24:12)
Murphy gathers a loose ball and snaps under some pressure from 40m on a slight angle but it’s across the face. (Q2 30:01)
Gardiner dispossesses Betts in a tackle that should have been rewarded with a HTB free, no whistle so Gibbs roves and bounces through a lucky goal from 40m. (Q2 31:28)
Berry wins a hard footy after the next centre bounce and gives to Rayner who hits Cameron leading to 40m on a slight angle. Cameron hits the post. (Q2 32:42)
Hipwood beats Talia to mark 40m out on the flank going for an Andrews pass, he just avoids the right goalpost for his second goal of the afternoon. (Q3 3:16)
Hipwood hits the post from mid-range after Hartigan and Keath smash into each other. (Q3 4:54)
Hipwood leaps from the side of a pack to clunk a mark 20m out in front in classic Royce Hart fashion, but he kicks like a wounded mule for a behind. (Q3 8:54)
Atkins marks 40m out on a slight angle and goals to keep Adelaide within touching distance. (Q3 11:22)
Cameron gets a contact free 40m out in the corridor on Mackay and kicks straight for the first time today. (Q3 13:57)
Cameron feeds Zorko for a snap across the body at full pace from 40m on a slight angle but the slide rule doesn’t work, just wide. (Q3 15:17)
Adelaide rebounds around the outer wing, Betts beats Gardiner in a ground battle on the HFF and centres to Lynch 40m out in the corridor who kicks truly. (Q3 16:32)
Cameron hits the crumb to a McCarthy contest at full pace, two Crows chase but he screws through a fabulous finish from 30m on the flank! (Q3 17:17)
Another centre clearance for a score, this time Taylor Walker marks a Lynch pass 45m out in front and goals. (Q3 20:17)
McStay marks a Berry kick over Hartigan near true CHF and kicks a slightly lucky goal, as he looked to have pushed Hartigan in the back. (Q3 25:02)
Lynch passes short to Atkins 40m out near the boundary who misses. (Q3 26:23)
The hapless Gardiner is pinged for a push on Murphy 40m out near the boundary, who misses badly. (Q3 29:03)
Zorko’s running snap from half forward drifts to the behind post, Cameron dives to mark behind Talia but misses. (Q4 1:25)
Kelly drops a mark in the BP under Berry pressure, Cameron flies in to mop up, baulks away from Atkins and snaps a big goal from 25m! (Q4 4:32)
Neale runs away from the next centre bounce and hits McStay leading to 40m on a slight angle. This is almost for the game… no good. (Q4 5:47)
Keath turns the ball over on the wing, McStay sees only Cameron with a man on him inside 50, he loads up for bear and kicks it over Charlie’s head to bounce through, sealer! (Q4 9:07)
Murphy gives to Betts running to the boundary 20m out with a man on his ginger, Eddie grubbers with consummate skill for a trademark goal! (Q4 10:47)
Crouch marks a Lynch pass 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 12:41)
Cameron marks a Witherden kick near the boundary 35m out, but misses. (Q4 15:07)
Sloane marks on the boundary 35m out and slots the difficult set shot, three kicks in it with seven minutes to go. (Q4 19:33)
Mackay intercepts on the wing and starts a quick Adelaide counter, Taylor Walker marks over Josh Walker near the hotspot and kicks truly. Two kicks, six minutes! (Q4 21:07)
Jones roves a stoppage near CHF and slides to his knees to draw a high contact free on Berry. The crowd hoots, the kid misses. (Q4 23:18)
Lynch and then Himmelberg can’t mark at half forward on successive Adelaide attacks, Lions hanging on by the skin of their teeth. (Q4 26:32)
Witherden intercepts behind the wing to stop another Crow advance. (Q4 26:49)
McStay forces a spillage in the pocket, Cameron roves and misses from 20m. (Q4 26:49)
Rich intercepts the next Adelaide sortie by intercepting over Murphy behind the wing. (Q4 26:49)
Smith goes long to Betts, doesn’t mark but gets a volley away that is touched through, that was the last chance. (Q4 29:17)
Taylor Walker marks 15m out from a Gibbs inside 50 and gives a Joe the Goose to Betts but the final siren sounds as the goal umpire signals, Lions home by a point! (Q4 29:47)

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