Blog log from R12 of 2019: Adelaide vs Western Sydney

Jenkins marks a Betts pass to the hotspot in front of Davis for the first goal of the evening inside the first minute. (Q1 0:52)
Walker gives to Brad Crough who shoots from 45m after running from the next centre bounce, but his snap drifts wide. (Q1 2:01)
Murphy misses from the pocket. (Q1 3:14)
Gallucci gives to Walker who has a ping off a few steps from 50m on a slight angle, the crowd goes up but then subsides as it swerves right. (Q1 6:28)
Perryman hits the crumb from a Cameron contest 30m out on the flank and delivers a sensational left foot grubber for the first Giants goal! (Q1 7:53)
Betts chases the crumb from a contest at HFF that flips over the back, no one on him so he steadies and goals from 25m. (Q1 9:03)
Hopper roves a stoppage in the pocket, baulks clear and just misses with a screwing snap from 25m. (Q1 16:29)
O’Brien misses from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q1 19:25)
Murphy gives to Jenkins who misses under a tackle from 15m. (Q1 21:54)
Finlayson kicks to space at the hotspot, Cameron is first there but Himmelberg fails to shepherd so Talia challenges and Jezza pulls the grubber wide. (Q1 27:15)
Perryman shoots from the HFF, thinks he’s got it but the goal umpire says the ball snicked the goalpost on the way through, behind. (Q2 10:43)
Jenkins catches a high tap frm a stoppage 45m out in front and bundles through an opportunist goal, not pretty but we will take all we can get in this dour defensive affair. (Q2 13:44)
Brad Crouch gives to Milera at the point of the centre square, her baulks clear for a run to 45m but misses. (Q2 18:27)
Hopper kicks to the pocket intelligently for Himmelberg to mark between two defenders 20m out, who screws through the professional set shot for a goal. (Q2 20:07)
Himmelberg falls over at the hotspot with the goals beckoning after a Deledio kick inside 50, gives to Kelly who spins in a tackle and goals from 15m. (Q2 21:16)
Himmelberg gathers a loose ball at half forward and has Kelly zooming past for a snap from 40m on a slight angle… across the face. (Q2 22:42)
Greenwood has two on him on the wing but gives off to Douglas who passes to Walker leading to 40m on a slight angle for the eleven-point play, nice rebound goal. (Q2 23:12)
Gallucci goes wide to Brown zoning up from defence, he lopes to the HFF but misses. (Q2 28:12)
Jenkins beats Davis one out to mark at the hotspot and boot his third goal, the first of Q3. (Q3 3:02)
Murphy keeps his feet in a contest with Haynes, butters up then runs away from a lunging Kelly and screws home another one off his left boot from the hotspot. (Q3 5:57)
Greenwood fumbles a Laird handball on the wing and the Giants go for a quick counter, Lloyd kicks over the Crow defence to the square for Himmelberg to gather and goal. (Q3 7:27)
Taranto gives to Hopper after a stoppage in the pocket, Hopper puts a right foot step on O’Brien then checksides a fabulous goal from 20m! And he loved it. (Q3 16:38)
Finlayson hits a crumb at full pace on the flank 30m out, gets clear for a snap across the body from the corridor but sprays a relatively easy one. (Q3 18:41)
Taranto waltzes through a stoppage on the HFF and snaps high with a screwing ball that falls over the line! Giants back within a kick. (Q3 20:58)
Taranto clears from the next centre bounce to Daniels at half forward who wheels and hits Kelly running forward to 40m, he goals to put GWS into the lead! (Q3 22:09)
Hopper marks 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q3 28:48)
Matt Crouch intercepts a rebound kick at half forward and goes to Sloane 35m out on a slight angle for the first goal of Q4 to change the lead back. (Q4 1:11)
O’Brien keeps a ground ball alive on the wing and the Crows work in tight spaces around the flank, eventually Brad Crouch is released by Gallucci to snap truly from 35m! (Q4 4:56)
Deledio kicks long from outside CHF after the next centre bounce, Lloyd marks in front of Brown in the square for the replying goal. (Q4 6:27)
Douglas loops a handball to Walker on the HFF, he snaps off a step from 40m but shanks it OOTF. (Q4 7:39)
Brad Crouch tries his luck again with a snap from 45m on a slight angle but hits the post. (Q4 7:39)
Cameron has two on him in a ground battle at half forward, he gives to Coniglio whose snap from 40m bounces into the post. (Q4 9:16)
Cameron marks leading to the boundary 30m out and threads the needle like a Coleman Medallist should. (Q4 10:14)
Jenkins catches Mumford HTB at a stoppage on the wing, plays on and misses on the run from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 13:52)
Walker flies from the side of a big pack to clunk a Laird speculator to 30m on the flank, in the manner of Royce Hart. Tex converts, Crows back in front. (Q4 16:47)
Williams intercepts a dump rebound kick to the wing and finds Perryman 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q4 20:27)
Jenkins marks a Walker pass on the HFF and sits it up to a big pack at the hotspot… Greenwood flies to clunk it and boot the big goal! 3:30 to go, two kicks in it. (Q4 24:15)
Gallucci kicks high from half forward to the hotspot, Sloane wrestles with Shaw to mark and goal, 2:22 to go so that’s the sealer! (Q4 26:12)
Walker has a snap from half forward touched on the line, preventing what would have been a stadium-bursting goal. (Q4 27:43)
Betts keeps a ground ball alive in the pocket with two Giants chasing, of course you know he threads the needle with a snap from 20m on the boundary, the crowd goes into raptures! (Q4 29:12)

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