Blog log from R20 of 2019: Brisbane vs Western Bulldogs

Macrae passes to the lead of Naughton who marks 30m out on the flank despite a hard challenge by Gardiner. Naughton misses. (Q1 2:31)
Cameron runs free to the HFF and passes to McCarthy in the pocket 25m out, who shoots across the face. (Q1 3:36)
Naughton gathers a bouncing ball at the top of the square and gives off to Lloyd who snaps across the body off his left boot but it takes an unlucky leg break for a point. (Q1 5:32)
Cameron passes from the wing to the corridor on the head of Liberatore for Hipwood to mark over the top 40m out. Hipwood just misses right. (Q1 9:46)
Trengove gets bumped off a kick across half back, Cameron reaches the skewed kick to grass first and taps it to Robinson who does the rest off the right boot from 40m. (Q1 12:41)
Credit to Hipwood for the frontal pressure to force that turnover score. (Q1 12:41)
Andrews spoils a Smith kick to the square to Naughton for a behind. (Q1 16:20)
Christensen snaps a nice goal from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q1 18:38)
Credit to McCarthy for the tackle that forced the crumb for Bundy. (Q1 18:52)
McInerney takes a pack mark 30m out on a slight angle, his set shot starts wide right but swerves left and in! (Q1 22:02)
Richards soccers a loose ball at the hotspot towards an empty square but it skids across the face. (Q1 23:40)
Robinson misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q1 26:23)
Cameron receives from McCluggage and snaps across his body from 20m in the pocket for another one for the Lions, who most definitely have the jump. (Q1 27:22)
Bontempelli gets a free at the centre bounce and kicks low up the guts to the hotspot for Naughton to mark just before the QT siren, but he misses again. (Q1 28:37)
Schache juggles a mark in front of Gardiner and converts a set shot from the pocket 25m out to the hoots of what used to be his home crowd. (Q2 1:24)
Hunter has time and space on the HFF and chooses a pass to Smith, misses the target and eventually Smith dribbles wide under pressure. Opportunity lost. (Q2 4:22)
Rayner has McCarthy over the back in an acre of space on a fast break, he bounces a long ball towards the square but McCarthy fumbles it over the line, big opportunity lost! (Q2 8:49)
Witherden runs through midfield and passes to McCarthy 30m out on a slight angle. McCarthy tugs it left. (Q2 11:19)
Rayner misses a left foot snap across the body from 25m on a slight angle. (Q2 12:18)
Christensen kicks long from the wing to the pocket where Rayner takes a strong contested mark in front of Cordy and goals from 20m. (Q2 13:23)
Zorko passes to Hipwood in the pocket who centres to McStay at the hotspot, who misses. (Q2 19:19)
Macrae gets dispossessed on the wing and the Lions surge forward again, Christensen crumbs a Hipwood contest on the HFF and sails through another one from 40m. (Q2 20:50)
McLean roves a long Hunter ball to the top of the square but misses under a tackle. (Q2 21:53)
Naughton flies against two at the top of the square but crumbs it himself and gives to English for a goal from 15m. (Q2 24:08)
Wood turns the ball over by foot from half back, Neale sends a high ball to the hotspot where Robinson flies for a speccy just before the HT siren and goals to cap off his half. (Q2 26:49)
Robinson passes to Hipwood near the boundary 40m out who misses. (Q3 0:46)
Dale converts a set shot from the hotspot after marking a Bontempelli pass from midfield over Hodge. (Q3 2:46)
Rayner misses a set shot from near CHF. (Q3 4:01)
Neale centres from the pocket after a stoppage, Cameron marks near the opposite behind line and goals. (Q3 5:00)
Lyons roves a McInerney contest at the top of the square and gives to McCluggage who snaps truly off the left boot from 15m. (Q3 6:56)
Rich kicks long from half forward to Cameron who marks behind Suckling near the behind line and goals again. Brisbane in complete control. (Q3 9:17)
Naughton marks 15m out in front for his first goal, but it’s way too late now. (Q3 13:01)
Neale sharks a pressured Richards handball after a stoppage at the hotspot and goals. (Q3 19:15)
Credit to McCluggage for the tackle to force the turnover. (Q3 20:01)
Richards marks a long Dale ball from the wing over Berry and Witherden 25m out on a slight angle for some junk. (Q3 22:17)
Smith gives wide of the centre to Johannisen who sails through a trademark finish from 55m on a slight angle. (Q3 23:33)
Bontempelli roves a Naughton contest at the top of the square, turns and shoots off his left boot but sprays it from point blank range. (Q3 26:51)
Richards passes short to Lipinski 40m out on the flank who kicks truly. Margin back to somewhere gettable nearing 3QT after the Dogs make a run. (Q3 28:02)
Smith passes to Schache on the flank 30m out who steers that one through in the last minute before 3QT, the Dogs are right back in this now! (Q3 32:32)
Bontempelli gives to Lloyd who snaps off a step from the hotspot but Hodge dives and touches it through on the line! (Q3 34:02)
Hipwood marks a tumbling Lyons centre clearance kick near the hotspot and boots the first goal of Q4, a steadying goal to stop the Dog rot. (Q4 0:14)
Bontempelli gives to Schache who snaps off a step from 30m on a slight angle but misses off the left boot. (Q4 4:35)
Berry keeps a ground ball alive on the wing and baulks free to pass to Cameron 45m out on the flank, Charlie kicks truly. Brisbane have got the September ship back on course. (Q4 5:46)
Cameron kicks long from the HFF, the pack goes up near the behind line but it’s fumbled over the line for a point. (Q4 6:44)
Naughton beats Andrews with body work to mark 40m out on the flank and goal. (Q4 7:13)
Hunter snaps wide from 40m on a slight angle after Gardiner spoils a kick to Bontempelli to the corridor. (Q4 9:42)
Repeat inside 50 for the Dogs, Lloyd marks a Smith pass in front of Answerth 40m out on the flank but also misses. (Q4 9:59)
Dale crumbs his own contest to a Liberatore inside 50 kick to the HFF that bounces towards the corridor, but his snap is off the hands of Hodge for a behind. (Q4 10:59)
Martin grabs the ball out of ruck in the pocket but just misses from 20m. (Q4 13:27)
Martin grabs the ball out of ruck in the pocket again, this time he gives outside to Berry who snaps off a step from 40m on the flank but it’s wide and rushed. (Q4 15:15)
Christensen marks over Richards 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q4 16:11)
Smith gives to Bontempelli who has a moment to compose himself for a snap on the lope from 40m on the flank… that one sails through. (Q4 17:43)
Cameron forces a crumb at half forward with excellent attack on a loose ball, McCluggage roves and passes to Hipwood 20m out on the flank and steers through the sealer. (Q4 19:26)
Suckling marks 50m out on a slight angle, hurries the set shot and roosts a trademark finish, but that’s a garbage time goal. (Q4 29:42)

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