Blog log from R15 of 2019: Collingwood vs North Melbourne

Cunnington delivers to the leading Brown. He gets chopped by Moore and receives a free. From 45 out on the flank Brown just puts it across the face. (Q1 3:23)
The Pies put it out on the full from the kick in with Mayne marking just across the boundary. Thomas takes the free and his drop punt from a tight angle is rushed through. (Q1 3:52)
Cox marks at half forward and hands it off to Varcoe. He spots up De Goey who marks in front of Thompson. From 45 out on the flank he misses. (Q1 6:37)
Simpkin pirouettes out of of traffic in his attacking pocket. His centring snap is rushed over the goal line. (Q1 7:35)
Davies-Uniacke tunnels it through his legs under pressure in his defensive pocket. The ball goes straight to Treloar. He hands it to Phillips who snaps the goal. (Q1 11:08)
Wood is spoiled by 2 Pies defenders 40 out from goal. Davies-Uniacke roves the ground ball and pops a nice pass to Thomas in the pocket. He misses the set shot. (Q1 13:08)
Anderson extracts the ball from a contest on the wing. He hits a charging Brown on the chest 40 out from goal. Brown’s set shot is pulled to the left. (Q1 14:37)
Treloar takes a pot shot from 50 after Grundy is lucky to get a handball out of a solid Larkey tackle. It’s touched over the line. (Q1 18:16)
Pittard sends a long ball inside 50 where Wood takes a high grab over the top of Greenwood. From 40 out on the flank Wood slots it beautifully. (Q1 22:08)
Tarrant intercepts a hurried kick from the Collingwood defence. He sends it long into the pocket where Brown takes a strong contested grab. His shot is rushed over. (Q1 26:21)
Tarrant sends a long ball inside 50 again. Ziebell stands his ground with his arms up and the footy sticks! From 20 out he just squeezes it through. (Q1 27:49)
Turner roves a Larkey-Moore contest brilliantly on the flank. He hands it to Anderson who spots up Brown in the hot spot. Brown misses the set shot to end the quarter. (Qtr Time)
Cunnington handballs out of traffic in his defensive pocket. It misses the target and rolls into the hot spot where Mihocek soccers it off the ground for a goal! (Q2 1:40)
Hoskin-Elliot roves a contest on the wing and sends a high ball inside 50. De Goey drops a simple mark in front of Thompson but manages to screw a snap through from 40! (Q2 13:53)
Pittard receives a 50 metre penalty after being collected late by De Goey. He sends it long inside 50 where Thomas marks on his chest after it clears the pack. He slots it from 30. (Q2 16:10)
Moore spoils a leaping Wood and Cunnington is front and centre to crumb. He evades Pendlebury and pops it over the top to a backtracking Wood. From 40 out he misses. (Q2 24:39)
Pittard goes to the hot spot. Turner is pushed out of it by Maynard and is paid the free kick. From 40 out on the flank he slots it! (Q2 26:54)
Ziebell marks in the middle of the ground and Cox enters the protected area to concede a 50 metre penalty. This takes Ziebell to within 40 metres of goal. His set shot is true. (Q3 2:24)
Treloar turns it over with a poor kick on the wing which results in Wood taking a flying snap on the flank. His shot bounces across the face for a behind. (Q3 4:24)
The Roos are putting manic pressure on the Pies at the minute. Pendlebury is caught HTB by Larkey just forward of centre. The Roos play on and Ziebell slots it from 40! (Q3 14:54)
Some quick hands from North Melbourne ends with Anderson. Anderson pops a chip into the pocket where Wood marks in front of Moore. He misses poorly. (Q3 16:40)
A bouncing kick goes to a pack at the Roos’ half forward line. It pings off bodies and lands with Brown. He scrambles a kick toward an open goal and it rolls through for a point. (Q3 17:40)
Maynard puts a high kick into the hot spot where Cox is paid a free for a hold against Durdin. He goes back and goals from 30. (Q3 19:38)
Cunnington fends off an opponent and centres with a short kick that finds Turner. From just inside 50 he bangs it through! (Q3 22:09)
Polec tries to bend one through with the outside of the boot while hemmed into the pocket. It just hits the woodwork. (Q3 24:29)
Roughead tries charging out of defence after a poor kick from Maynard puts him under heavy pressure. The ball is turned over and ends with Zurhaar. His ping from 40 misses. (Q3 26:55)
Cunnington roves a pack at half forward and shovels it to Anderson. He sends a kick across the ground to Polec who marks running back into space. From 30 out he goals. (Q3 29:42)
North Melbourne get the centre clearance through Simpkin. He hits a leading Brown who can’t mark with pressure from Roughead. Brown crumbs and snaps from 40 but manages a behind. (3 Qtr Time)
Collingwood work it well down the corridor from defence. A long handball puts Mihocek under pressure inside 50 and he can only manage a wild snap which hits the post. (Q4 5:29)
The Kangaroos chain some slick handballs down the wing and it ends with Ziebell. From 40 out he has a shot at goal but misses. (Q4 7:44)
Atley steals a mark from Phillips on the wing. He lands on his feet and plays on, finding Davies-Uniacke with the handball. From 40 out Davies-Uniacke has a ping and goals! (Q4 9:44)
Grundy takes it out of the ruck in the hot spot and has a snap at goal. Tarrant rushes it across the line. (Q4 15:32)
Wood marks on the wing and finds Zurhaar in the pocket in front of Mayne. The shot at goal drops short but is spoiled forward where Davies-Uniacke is lurking. He roves and goals. (Q4 18:15)
Zurhaar marks 50 out of the flank. He goes long to the tip of the square where Larkey rises to mark basically uncontested. He pops it through. (Q4 24:18)
Pendlebury goes long to Cox who is one out in the square against Durdin. He juggles the mark. Cox puts it through to make the scoreline look slightly more respectable. (Q4 28:00)

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