Blog log from R20 of 2019: Adelaide vs St Kilda

Laird roves a loose ball on the wing and gives to Lynch who turns 50m out on a slight angle and snaps the first goal. (Q1 3:07)
Betts pounces on a crumb in a pack in the pocket, hurdles clear of defenders and snaps an opportunist goal off his left boot from 20m. (Q1 4:35)
Atkins is somehow the last defender for a long ball to Membrey, the tall Saint doesn’t mark but keeps his feet to gather and goal from 10m. (Q1 8:05)
Steele’s tackle sets up a centre clearance by the Saints, Sinclair shrugs a tackle at the hotspot and gives wide to Hind who snaps a goal. (Q1 9:01)
Gresham roves a Marshall contest and zips clear for a shot from 40m on a slight angle that goes wide. (Q1 13:06)
Hind is pinged for encroachment to bring Matt Crouch from wing to near the hotspot for a charity goal. (Q1 20:30)
Smith marks 45m out on the flank but his set shot is wide and short, intercepted by Savage, no score. (Q1 23:50)
Otten bombs long from a stoppage on the wing, Betts runs back with the flight to take a fabulous contested grab against two Saints 25m out and goals. (Q1 24:50)
Long roves at pace on the HFF and skids through a sensational finish from 40m. (Q1 26:20)
Walker roves in the pocket but shoots OOTF from 20m. (Q1 29:06)
Sinclair passes to Bruce leading up to 40m on a slight angle after a 50m penalty against Walker at CHB. Bruce hits the post just before QT. (Q1 30:40)
Bruce marks 45m out on a slight angle but misses again. (Q2 1:28)
Douglas passes short to Walker 40m out on the flank, Wilkie smashes him late but no 50, Tex has this one well in his wheelhouse and converts regardless. (Q2 4:25)
Gibbs passes from the centre to Fogarty at true CHF, he also has this distance but kicks just wide. (Q2 6:32)
Laird feeds Mackay flashing through the wing, he reaches half forward and shoots from 55m to an empty goalface but it’s well wide. (Q2 8:46)
Betts chases McKenzie who is chasing a loose ball near the Crows behind line, McKenzie fumbles under pressure and the ball skids to the square for an easy Walker gather and goal. (Q2 9:14)
Parker misses on the run from half forward. (Q2 11:24)
McKenzie gets a very nice bounce on the HFF and gives to Lonie who snaps off a step from 40m on a slight angle… that one falls in! (Q2 13:34)
O’Brien marks inside CHF but gives off to Gibbs whose snap doesn’t make the distance, Carlisle intercepts and starts the rebound. (Q2 14:35)
Steele passes to Lonie 40m out wide on the flank after good work by McKenzie, his set shot is short and rushed. (Q2 20:18)
Sinclair bombs high from half forward to the hotspot where Membrey gets a rather lucky contact free on Hartigan and goals. Membrey was holding far more than Hartigan was. (Q2 21:48)
Murphy gets a set shot from 50m on a slight angle but his set shot is short and rushed. (Q2 24:33)
Walker marks 45m out on the flank and strokes through his third goal like he is playing the first level of Super Mario. (Q3 1:31)
Betts marks on the HFF and gives inside to Sloane who sprays wide under no pressure from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 3:54)
A series of stoppage in Adelaide’s forward 50 ends with Dunstan coughing the ball up by hand to Walker who rolls through the goal from 20m. (Q3 6:50)
Murphy flashes in to soccer a loose ball in the square but Brown is the goalkeeper who touches it through on the line. (Q3 10:24)
The Saints rebound around outer wing with dash and dare, Sinclair has Gresham over the back of the Crow defence to run into the open goal. (Q3 11:31)
Membrey leaps high in front of Hartigan to clunk a Ross pass to 20m on a slight angle after the next centre bounce. Membrey’s set shot nicks the inside of the goalpost. (Q3 13:22)
Parker torpedoes from congestion on the wing over a pack at the hotspot, Long roves but gets tackled and his snap wobbles wide. (Q3 15:53)
Bruce gives to Billings who misses the lot around the corner from the hotspot off the left boot. (Q3 20:36)
Parker kicks quickly from a stoppage at half forward to the pocket where Membrey marks in front of Hartigan 20m out and goals to bring the margin to under a straight kick. (Q3 22:37)
Otten marks on the HFF and feeds Lynch who passes to Betts near the hotspot, on the end of a very rare quick attack by Adelaide. Eddie boots his third goal. (Q3 25:29)
Smith gives forward of a stoppage on the wing to Lynch who runs to 45m on the flank and shoots to an empty goalface… wide. (Q3 28:22)
Walker gives to Matt Crouch who bounces through a snap from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 29:20)
Coffield passes to the lead of Lonie near the boundary 45m out, the set shot is short and off hands for a behind. (Q4 0:41)
Sloane gets pinged for arriving late to bump Ross after marking on the wing, 50m penalty brings the Saint to near the hotspot for a goal. (Q4 1:39)
Long is pinged for timewasting by tapping the ball out of Douglas’s hands in the centre after a mark, Douglas converts from the hotspot. (Q4 3:41)
Bruce gets a holding free on Hartigan 25m out on a slight angle for his first goal after three misses. (Q4 5:53)
A long period of stale footy is broken open with a run by Fogarty in space to half forward, no one to kick to so he goes himself from 55m on a slight angle… skids through! (Q4 11:42)
After a scything run through midfield by Hind, Membrey gives wide of congestion to Billings who tries a checkside off a step from 30m on the flank but misses badly. (Q4 17:37)
Smith takes a big contested grab from a Douglas pass in a Saint sandwich 40m out on the flank and boots the sealer. (Q4 18:37)
Murphy plays for and gets a pushing free on Hind in a pack at the hotspot, he gets some junk. (Q4 20:37)
Lonie catches Gibbs HTB at a stoppage 30m out on a slight angle, he hits the post. (Q4 25:19)
Parker goals after the final siren. (Q4 31:07)

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