Blog log from R9 of 2019: Western Sydney vs Carlton

McKay juggles a mark over Davis 20m out on a slight angle and carefully steers through the first goal of the evening. (Q1 2:49)
Himmelberg marks in front of Macreadie in the pocket 20m out and screws through the first goal for the orange horde. (Q1 5:53)
Finlayson roves a stoppage in the pocket and strolls into the open goal, something went wrong with Carlton’s set up there. (Q1 7:34)
Finlayson is Johnny on the spot for a misdirected Daniels kick that lands 25m out on the flank, he gives off to Himmelberg who goals. (Q1 10:38)
O’Brien kicks OOTF from a stoppage in the BP, Whitfield takes the free 15m out and threads the needle. Long evening ahead for Carlton at this rate. (Q1 14:03)
Another centre clearance to GWS through Taranto, Finlayson taps down from CHF to Daniels who snaps truly from 45m. (Q1 15:39)
Deledio catches a touched ball at half forward and kicks quickly, it lands in the arms of Himmelberg in front of Marchbank near the hotspot, another Giant goal. (Q1 17:29)
Kennedy gets a set shot near true CHF and sails that one through as well, it’s officially a cakewalk. (Q1 20:49)
Cameron gets a holding free on Weitering 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q1 22:41)
Kennedy runs up the wing and passes to Himmelberg 40m out in front, just a procession that one on the rebound. Himmelberg misses. (Q1 25:50)
Whitfield marks 45m out on a slight angle and just misses. (Q1 29:21)
Thomas is pinged for a rather soft bump in the back of de Boer off the ball 35m out on the flank, MDB misses. (Q1 30:19)
Charlie Curnow draws a crowd going for a Gibbons ball to the square, McKay stays down to rove but misses from 10m just before QT. (Q1 32:33)
Whitfield passes to Kelly 45m out on the flank, whose set shot is short and doesn’t score. (Q2 0:52)
McKay gets a ruck free on Mumford 20m out in front for the second Blues goal, belatedly. (Q2 4:19)
Kelly mongrels a centre clearance kick towards CHF, Giants flip it around ending with Lloyd feeding Taranto for the goal on the lope from 45m. (Q2 6:04)
Cripps gets in a wrestle with Finlayson near the Giants behind post and gets pinged for a jumper punch, not much in it but it was there. Finlayson makes him pay with the goal. (Q2 8:06)
Lloyd takes a contested grab over Macreadie from a Taranto kick to 45m on the flank, but doesn’t score. (Q2 10:19)
Daniels roves a stoppage 20m out and rams through another one, untouched and without anyone near him. (Q2 10:54)
Williams passes to de Boer 45m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 13:39)
Cameron misses from half forward with a teammate running free to the square. (Q2 16:30)
Deledio bangs through a set shot from the HFF, most of the team gets around him and he loves it. (Q2 22:52)
Casboult spoils another GWS inside 50 but the crumb falls backwards where Finlayson was lurking, he goals with ease. (Q2 24:20)
Cameron snaps wide from near the hotspot. (Q2 26:06)
Deledio sails through another quality set shot from long range. This game hit junk time in Q1. (Q2 27:24)
Deledio misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q3 1:05)
Himmelberg misses on the turn from the hotspot. (Q3 1:58)
Charlie Curnow receives from brother Ed in the centre and goes long, McGovern is running back to the square but it bounces past him for a behind. (Q3 2:55)
Finlayson catches a lugubrious Macreadie HTB 20m out on the flank and boots goal number four. (Q3 3:24)
de Boer misses from a stoppage 20m out. (Q3 6:39)
Kelly centres from the pocket to Perryman 20m out on a slight angle, he goals. (Q3 7:55)
Haynes passes from the wing to Whitfield 40m out on a slight angle, who punches through his second goal. (Q3 12:19)
Davis is pinged for high contact on Fisher 25m out on the flank, who converts. (Q3 16:20)
Finlayson boots his fifth goal from a set shot from the hotspot after another flowing rebound through midfield by GWS. (Q3 18:42)
Cripps drops Deledio after a kick inside 50, downfield free goes to Daniels 40m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q3 20:35)
McGovern catches a heavy soccer kick from Shaw on the wing and has McKay over the back to kick his third goal from the pocket. (Q3 22:40)
McGovern gets some junk. (Q3 25:20)
Whitfield adds to his pile of cherries with another one from the hotspot, three goals for him. (Q3 28:25)
Macreadie spoils a de Boer kick to Deledio but the crumb falls over the back and Lids is first to get his boot to it to goal from the top of the square. (Q4 0:26)
Ed Curnow gets a set shot from 50m on a slight angle, he secures himself some garbage. (Q4 4:47)
Tomlinson joins the party with his first goal after a rebound around members wing that ends with a pass forward by Deledio and shot from 20m. (Q4 8:48)
Kelly misses from mid-range. (Q4 10:27)
Hopper does the same. (Q4 11:32)
Greene misses from the pocket. (Q4 14:47)
Tomlinson marks a Greene pass over Stocker 35m out on the flank but kicks OOTF. (Q4 16:41)
Fisher intercepts at half forward and passes to Silvagni 40m out on the flank, who kicks a beautiful but completely meaningless goal. (Q4 21:08)
Some orange-flavoured mickey-taking with kicks and marks across midfield ends with Cameron marking at CHF then missing. (Q4 23:59)
Charlie Curnow snaps from the pocket for some refuse, was it touched off the boot? Yep, behind. (Q4 25:18)

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