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Blog log from R19 of 2019: Port Adelaide vs Western Sydney

Blog log for Port Adelaide vs Western Sydney, R19 of 2019

Daniels runs to half forward and kicks to Cameron who is spoiled by two Port defenders near the hotspot, the crumb falls for Finlayson who gives to Cameron for the first goal. (Q1 0:56)
Shaw is pinged for contact off the ball on Robbie Gray in the pocket 25m out, Gray misses. (Q1 2:27)
Greene finds Finlayson on the HFF with no one on him, he marks in stride and plays on for a skidding kick on the lope from 35m… into the post. (Q1 5:47)
Finlayson gathers a loose ball and hurries a snap from near the hotspot into the post. (Q1 10:32)
Sam Gray does a one-two with Rozee but sprays a relatively easy snap from near the hotspot. This is a frenetic and error-riddled game so far. (Q1 11:11)
Whitfield is the next to miss a gettable snap. (Q1 12:46)
Hopper feeds Cameron who tries a low percentage snap from the boundary 20m out and shoots across the face. (Q1 14:14)
Amon blazes wide from 55m on a slight angle. (Q1 17:07)
Cameron chases a loose ball on the HFF, fumbles to allow the following Lycett to get his turn but he fumbles too, Cameron pounces and goals from 20m in the pocket! (Q1 25:01)
Hately takes a circus catch with his left arm in a wrestle with Garner 40m out on the flank, but misses. (Q1 26:13)
Robbie Gray earns a free for getting monstered by Mumford after disposal 40m out in front, he gets up gingerly and kicks the Power’s first goal, belatedly. (Q2 7:42)
Hopper passes short to Finlayson 45m out on a slight angle after the next centre bounce, the Giant strokes through a pretty picture of a set shot. (Q2 10:00)
Cameron snaps his third goal after a stoppage on the HFF where the crumb falls to him with no one on him near CHF. (Q2 16:02)
Sam Gray wins a HTB free on Shaw near the top of the square to keep the Power in the contest, which they are a bit lucky to be since the Giants lead in most statistics. (Q2 18:12)
Williams is Johnny on the spot for a wayward snap by Taranto from the hotspot that lands near the behind post, he marks and hits the goal post. (Q2 19:54)
Sutcliffe feeds Rozee who shoots from 35m on the flank under chase pressure from Whitfield but makes it look easy with a classy finish. (Q2 25:32)
Robbie Gray feeds Amon after a stoppage who gets a pressured snap off from the hotspot that sails wide. (Q2 30:29)
Sutcliffe fumbles at defensive hotspot, Himmelberg mops up and gives to Cameron who baulks clear and shoots from 15m in front… but misses! (Q3 2:56)
Hartlett catches Whitfield HTB on the wing and goes long to the lead of Ryder from the square to the hotspot. Ryder hits the post, a straight kick in it now. (Q3 8:31)
Powell-Pepper spins out of a tackle and tries his luck off a step from 35m on the boundary, but shoots across the face. (Q3 13:26)
Finlayson marks over Garner 35m out on the flank, takes his full allotment of time before sauntering in and kicks a big goal in a low-scoring, defensive affair. (Q3 15:42)
Howard marks a Bonner kick in front of Keeffe 15m out in the pocket and converts to get Port back within a kick. (Q3 16:32)
The Giants boss the next centre bounce and Daniels feeds Finlayson who somehow gets a snap under no pressure from the hotspot, that sails through and now it’s a shoot out. (Q3 18:11)
Williams roves a Mumford contest at the top of the square after the next centre bounce, he gives to Himmelberg who snaps toward the left goalpost, video review… goal! (Q3 20:12)
Amon runs away from a stoppage on the wing after two Giants collide, he hits Robbie Gray at the hotspot who converts. Port not going away. (Q3 23:29)
Reid falls in the back of Amon chasing a centre clearance to the HFF 45m out, easy free to give but Amon misses badly. (Q3 24:27)
Duursma beats Tomlinson to a ground ball near the hotspot and gives to Robbie Gray who jinks onto the right boot and screws through the first goal of Q4. (Q4 3:19)
Robbie Gray passes to Sutcliffe who takes an impressive contested grab in front of Perryman 30m out on the flank, but misses. (Q4 5:45)
Amon arrives late to push Hately over after marking forward of the wing, obvious 50m penalty brings the young Giant to 20m out on a slight angle where he kicks truly. (Q4 9:00)
Lloyd kicks OOTF in the BP, Butters gets the free 35m out but misses. (Q4 11:48)
Howard chases a long Rozee ball from the wing over the back of the GWS defence, it sits up for him to gather 25m out on the flank and goal. (Q4 14:26)
Sam Gray intercepts at half forward and goes short to Duursma 40m out in the corridor. This for the lead… just wide left. (Q4 16:06)
Himmelberg starts a fast break from half back, razor sharp through the centre, it ends with Finlayson who fends off and shoots across the body from the hotspot… poster! (Q4 18:20)
Byrne-Jones misses a flying snap from the HFF, Port behind by a point with five minutes to play. (Q4 22:31)
Haynes intercepts a Power inside 50 with the clock ticking under 3:00. (Q4 25:43)
Stoppage on the wing, 2:14 to go, Giants up by a point. (Q4 26:11)
Jonas starts a rebound through the centre, Durrsma bounces up the wing and goes to Howard, no mark, Keeffe catches Rozee HTB, 1:30 as he rebounds… (Q4 26:46)
Ryder roves on the wing and gives to Bonner who kicks blind to the HFF and it’s Haynes again who intercepts, he goes down the line, deliberate free to Hartlett on the HBF… (Q4 27:45)
Davis and Williams combine to repel a switch attack, Jonas gathers on the wing but kicks OOTF, Greene marks the kick to the HFF, that’s enough, siren, GWS wins! (Q4 28:25)

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