Blog log from R18 of 2019: St Kilda vs Western Bulldogs

Dickson roves a Naughton contest at the top of the square and rides a Coffield tackle to snap the first goal. (Q1 1:18)
Lonie gets a free for holding the man by Dunkley 45m out on the flank, his set shot falls in the square for English to rush. (Q1 5:33)
Langlands intercepts Dunkley at CHB and starts a rebound up the guts, Billings gathers a Ross kick to space and snaps the first goal for St Kilda from the flank 40m out. (Q1 7:28)
Johannisen misses a target by hand in the BP, Lonie tries his luck off the left boot from the boundary 20m and screws it home! (Q1 16:28)
Centre clearance to the Saints, Parker contests to provide a crumb to Lonie who passes to Membrey in the square for another one! (Q1 19:01)
Bontempelli catches Lonie across the neck in a pack at the hotspot, that’s another goal for the Saints who now have the jump. (Q1 19:33)
Lonie marks a short Marshall pass on the HFF and earns a 50m penalty on Hunter for scragging him late to goal from the square, three for him in Q1. (Q1 23:28)
Lonie roves a pack at the hotspot but clutches his head after missing a left foot snap for his fourth. (Q1 24:44)
Billings intercepts a Johannisen rebound kick and goes inboard to Clark who marks 45m out on a slight angle and bangs through another one, the Saints are on FIYAH! (Q1 25:48)
Again the Saints boss the next centre bounce, Bruce leaps over Smith to clunk a Gresham kick to 40m on a slight angle but his set shot slices left. (Q1 26:49)
Acres marks at half forward well within range but goes across CHF to the fat side for Savage to mark 45m out on a slight angle… he misses. (Q1 28:19)
Naughton kicks to green grass at the hotspot, Dale chases it with Wilkie draped all over him, the Dog throws the left leg at it and shins in through from 15m. (Q2 2:44)
Hind passes short up the corridor to Parker 45m out, who converts. (Q2 4:39)
Naughton marks 20m out on a slight angle but misses a relatively easy set shot. (Q2 6:39)
Dickson marks on the lead 45m out wide on the flank, looks inside but nothing’s on, has to go back for the set shot and roosts a lovely finish as usual. (Q2 7:59)
Acres does a one-two with Membrey on a fast break through the centre, he reaches half forward and goes long to the square where Lonie marks and goals. (Q2 12:29)
English uses his height to mark a long ball over a pack at the hotspot for his first goal. (Q2 13:49)
Hunter misses a snap from the HFF. (Q2 16:27)
Lipinski passes short to Lloyd deep in the pocket 20m out, he plays on and misses with a screwing left foot snap. (Q2 18:44)
Hind roves a Bruce contest at the hotspot and kicks to Membrey at the top of the square for another one for the Saints, whose forward line is operating at peak efficiency. (Q2 20:29)
The Dogs can’t clear a long ball to the hotspot, plenty of players with hands on it, eventually Sinclair gives to Langlands who kicks his first senior goal from 20m! (Q2 23:10)
Dunkley misses from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q2 26:20)
Clark sails through a snap from a big pack 30m on the flank after a stoppage. (Q2 28:36)
Dickson roves a pack in the square and runs into the open goal to start proceedings in Q3. (Q3 1:00)
Lipinski feeds Dale steaming through CHF for a goal at the hotspot, playing on to advantage from a free to Bontempelli for a hold off the ball. (Q3 3:27)
Parker speeds up the wing and passes to Membrey 40m out on the flank who sails through a lovely set shot. (Q3 6:37)
Lloyd converts a set shot from the hotspot. (Q3 8:42)
Carlisle marks in relief at full back and starts a rebound that ends with Newnes marking over the back of the Dog defence 20m out on a slight angle, he goals. (Q3 11:49)
Three Saints go up to spoil Naughton at the hotspot, Naughton juggles but the ump says play on, he gives to Dickson who snaps off the left boot for his fourth goal. (Q3 19:54)
Billings misses a snap from half forward. (Q3 21:52)
Schache marks forward of the wing and gets a 50m penalty on Savage for encroachment, bringing him 20m out on a slight angle for a charity goal. (Q3 23:23)
After a turnover in midfield, Schache gives to Lloyd who snaps truly from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 26:43)
Clark gives to Hind who snaps wide from 40m on the flank. (Q3 29:39)
Gresham snaps across the face from a ball up in the pocket. (Q4 0:24)
Lonie misses a set shot from 45m near the boundary. (Q4 1:25)
Lonie gets another chance a little further in but misses again. (Q4 3:25)
Hind passes with intelligence from the HFF to the pocket for Steele who plays on to pass to Lonie in the square for his fourth major. (Q4 6:41)
Gresham bombs long from the HFF to the top of the square where Cordy is all over Bruce to concede a contact free 15m out, Bruce goals. This is over. (Q4 8:55)
Bailey Smith receives from Dunkley near CHF and passes to Roarke Smith 20m out on a slight angle for some junk. (Q4 13:40)
Newnes falcons a long ball towards the hotspot, Parker arrives and volleys it wide. Yeah righto Matthew, you’re no Sam Kerr. (Q4 16:09)
Dale marks 40m out on a slight angle for some garbage. (Q4 17:25)
Membrey gives to Ross in space at CHF, he runs to the hotspot and kicks skew-whiff towards the behind post where Billings is Johnny on the spot to mark and goal. (Q4 21:46)
Dale screws through his fourth goal from a pack near the hotspot. (Q4 22:42)
Dale marks 45m out on the flank and sails through goal number five. (Q4 24:07)
Membrey marks at the top of the square for some more garbage, his fourth goal. (Q4 26:51)
Newnes misses a set shot from the hotspot in the last minute. (Q4 28:26)

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