Blog log from R11 of 2019: West Coast vs Western Bulldogs

Kennedy bounces a snap wide from the flank 40m out to kick off the scoring. (Q1 0:57)
Shuey gets a free for a Lloyd throw on the wing and goes long to a pack, the crumb falls towards the hotspot where Cripps roves and rolls through the first goal of the evening. (Q1 2:41)
Naughton marks 40m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q1 8:54)
Dale snaps off a step from the pocket 30m out but it’s well wide. (Q1 10:34)
Naughton gives to Suckling who runs to the 50m paint then decides to pass to Dunkley at the hotspot, good decision because Dunkley delivers the goal. (Q1 11:25)
Darling passes to Kennedy 30m out on the flank who boots his first goal. (Q1 14:44)
Liberatore hits the post from the pocket 25m out after a clash of bodies. (Q1 19:26)
Darling is over the back of two Dog defenders for a long and quick ball from the wing by Sheed, he runs to the hotspot and dribbles home his first goal. (Q1 21:46)
Sheed is stripped in a tackle at the Bulldogs hotspot, Bontempelli mops up but misses a relatively easy snap from 20m. (Q1 23:14)
Bontempelli kicks long from the HFF, Gowers roves the Gardner contest and goals from the line! (Q1 26:56)
Darling marks in a big pack on the HFF from a long speculator down the wing by Yeo just before the QT siren, but doesn’t score. (Q1 28:41)
Gaff marks at true CHF after the first centre bounce of Q2 but chooses to pass to Rioli 40m out on a slight angle. Willie shanks it left and OOTF. (Qtr Time)
Smith passes to Gowers leading in front of Duggan 35m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q2 1:52)
Darling marks over Johannisen and Daniel 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 5:09)
Naughton marks in front of Schofield 35m out on a slight angle and gives the Bulldogs the lead with his first goal. (Q2 7:54)
Rioli bounces off a tackle like a cork in the ocean and snaps from the pocket for a miss from 20m. (Q2 9:21)
Darling gets a bonus ruck free on English and converts from 40m on the flank. (Q2 15:23)
Darling roves his own contest and gives to Kennedy who turns and goals from the hotspot. (Q2 16:55)
Lloyd marks just on 50m on a slight angle, it falls short and into Allen’s hands but Gardner catches him HTB… then misses from next to the behind line. (Q2 21:55)
The Eagles rebound after that behind around members wing, Yeo gets a chance off a couple of steps from 40m on the flank and sails it through. A bridge in class. (Q2 22:48)
Johannisen taps a loose ball at half back but straight to Rioli who feeds Cripps to run to 45m and skid another one home. (Q2 24:06)
Macrae passes to Lloyd 40m out on a slight angle, he’s had a sighter from here and this one goes straight through. (Q2 25:40)
Kennedy beats Cordy to clunk an Allen kick down the flank to 25m and screws through the first goal of Q3. (Q3 0:30)
Young spoils a kick up the guts to Darling at the hotspot, Darling stands up to the challenge to gather and goal. (Q3 3:03)
Johannisen passes to Gowers 45m out on a slight angle on the end of a rebound through the centre started by Daniels. Gowers kicks straight up the hi-diddle-diddle. (Q3 6:30)
Kennedy snaps wide from the pocket. (Q3 7:53)
Darling marks a long Petruccelle kick from the HFF to the square over Cordy for his fourth goal. (Q3 9:46)
Sheed receives from Duggan and threads the needle with a snap from the boundary 35m out to give the Eagle crowd something more to cheer wildly. (Q3 12:47)
Cordy puts a hand up to touch an Allen snap from the hotspot but gets his timing wrong, video review and it’s ruled a goal on umpire’s call. (Q3 15:45)
A second replay showed Bontempelli got a finger on it off the boot but the goal stands, too late! (Q3 17:00)
Daniel is pinged for pushing Ryan in the back in the square for another one for the Eagles. It’s a procession now. (Q3 18:04)
Rioli encroaches to bring Bontempelli from the point of the centre square to the top of the goalsquare for some charity. (Q3 22:16)
McGovern kicks a hospital pass to Gaff on the wing, Johannisen spoils and receives back from Gardner then kicks to the square where Dale mops up the goal. (Q3 24:57)
Cripps passes to Waterman 45m out on a slight angle who gets some garbage. (Q3 27:31)
Waterman roves a Cripps centring ball to the hotspot and snaps across his body for number two. (Q3 29:03)
Waterman marks a Jetta long ball to a pack near the hotspot and boots a third. Classic West Coast downhill skiing conditions. (Q3 31:20)
Ryan marks 35m out on the flank, Wood gets there late and pushes him in the back to concede 50m and the easy goal. (Q4 0:44)
Ryan flies in to intercept a Wood rebound kick, bounces his way to 35m with two teammates calling for a give but goes himself and shaves the goalpost. (Q4 3:28)
Schofield drops Macrae after kicking inside 50, downfield free goes to Bontempelli 40m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q4 4:20)
Ski season is in full flight as Cripps has Darling over the back for the easy mark and goal from the square. (Q4 8:56)
Allen marks just inside 50m on a slight angle but just misses. (Q4 11:23)
Darling marks in front of Young 25m out on the flank with superior judgement and timing of the leap, he boots his sixth goal. (Q4 15:08)
Petruccelle runs free to the HFF and has a full rack of options, he chooses Ryan 35m out on a slight angle who goals, three for him. (Q4 17:38)
Bontempelli passes to Liberatore who gets a 50 penalty on Hutchings and goals from 35m on a slight angle. (Q4 20:09)
Ryan passes to Rioli at the hotspot who marks in front of Young and boots his second goal. (Q4 21:54)
Suckling snaps some garbage from a pack at the hotspot. (Q4 24:24)
Gardner gets a set shot 40m out in front and secures himself a very bad-smelling first senior goal. (Q4 26:19)
Bontempelli hits the post with a snap on the turn from 30m on the flank in the last minute. (Q4 29:54)

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