Blog log from R23 of 2019: Western Bulldogs vs Adelaide

Bontempelli gets the first centre clearance kick of the day, Dale marks in front of Kelly 35m out on a slight angle and kicks the first goal of the afternoon. (Q1 0:43)
Bontempelli beats Jacobs and Brown to tap a ground ball from the hotspot to Dale who screws through his second goal off the left boot across the body. (Q1 2:26)
Dunkley gets a free at half forward and passes to the lead of Schache 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q1 5:08)
Bailey Smith gives to Lloyd who snaps off a step from 50m on a slight angle, that one sails through and the Bulldogs have the jump. Crows looking listless. (Q1 9:18)
West tackles at the Bulldog hotspot, looks in the back but the ump saw a throw by Mackay so the free goes the way of the tricolour and so does the goal. (Q1 11:54)
Bontempelli receives a handball flat-footed 45m out on a slight angle, baulks Douglas with a fabulous left foot step and finishes off the right boot. (Q1 17:39)
Lipinski catches Kelly HTB 30m out on the flank and converts, the Dogs are dominating with a slight breeze. (Q1 20:20)
Johannisen misses a snap from half forward, it’s a procession. (Q1 22:29)
Johannisen misses another running snap from the HFF. (Q1 24:10)
Jones marks deep in the pocket 10m out and gets the first score for Adelaide, a goal. (Q1 27:25)
Dale dribbles a snap wide from the hotspot. (Q1 28:41)
Walker goes back with the flight and marks 15m out in front over Cordy, then converts as the QT siren sounds. (Qtr Time)
Naughton takes a big pack mark 20m out on a slight angle but sprays the set shot. (Q2 1:02)
Dale marks 15m out on a slight angle and converts, too many inside 50s for the Dogs and they aren’t in any danger of letting this go. (Q2 3:05)
McLean runs up the wing on yet another fast rebound and bombs long to Dale, Brown is pinged for front on contact 20m out on a slight angle but Dale misses. (Q2 5:32)
Lipinski intercepts the Brown kick in 40m out on a slight angle and kicks it over his head for another one. (Q2 6:03)
Walker kicks very high from the pocket to the square, Jones marks in front of Cordy for his second goal. (Q2 9:20)
Jones marks 45m out on the boundary and hits the post. (Q2 13:47)
Douglas kicks to space in front of Betts at the top of the square, it rolls towards the behind line and Eddie volleys across the face for a behind. (Q2 19:34)
Dunkley gives from a stoppage on the HFF to Suckling who kicks quick and low to the hotspot where Dale beats Kelly to mark and goal. (Q2 23:52)
Gibbs sends up a speculator from the HFF to the top of the square, Walker is badly outnumbered but gets a blocking free on Young and goals. (Q2 26:09)
Betts roves the next centre clearance kick and gives wide of the hotspot to Matt Crouch who bounces through the goal off the left boot! (Q2 27:46)
Lipinski bounces a snap wide from a stoppage in the pocket 25m out. (Q2 30:59)
Johannisen handballs long over congestion from half forward to Bontempelli on his own 40m out in front, the Bont misses. (Q3 1:39)
McLean receives from Schache and has Brown on his ginger running to 40m on the flank, he snaps under heavy pressure but the ball takes a nice bounce through for a goal. (Q3 3:10)
Johannisen intercepts a Talia kick to the back pocket 30m out, but misses. (Q3 4:10)
Another calamitous turnover deep in defence by the Crows, this time Milera misses a target by foot from the BP and Naughton is able to mop up and feed Schache for the goal. (Q3 4:55)
Bailey Smith switches from one wing to the other where Bontempelli has an acre to run into he passes to English 40m out on a slight angle who pops another one through. (Q3 7:26)
Hunter roves behind a stoppage on the wing and kicks to Lloyd who marks over Mackay 45m out on the flank and goals. Dogs are in finals! (Q3 10:51)
Douglas roves and feeds Knight who misses off the left under no pressure from near the hotspot. (Q3 12:25)
Betts marks a Jones kick over Johannisen near the behind post but misses. (Q3 13:55)
Young drops an intercept mark 30m out on the flank, his man Walker roves and feeds Lynch who slots the goal from the pocket. (Q3 17:36)
Gibbs passes to Walker 35m out on the flank who converts. We are firmly in junk time now. (Q3 19:04)
Schache marks 50m out on a slight angle, his set shot is spoiled by Jacobs to the goal line where McLean volleys home. (Q3 24:36)
The Crows rebound through the centre with pace and skill, they handball all the way through forward 50 to 20m where Knight gets some junk. (Q3 28:53)
Johannisen passes short to Dale in the pocket 30m out after a flowing switch rebound from behind the wing engineered by Bontempelli. Dale splits the middle, five for him. (Q4 5:12)
Schache gets a holding free on Kelly in a pack 40m out in the corridor, he kicks truly for his second goal. (Q4 10:34)
Naughton beats Talia and Keath to mark a Macrae ball from the HFF to the hotspot, he joins the party with a goal. (Q4 13:40)
Walker marks the next centre clearance kick by Jones to the hotspot for his fourth goal. (Q4 15:34)
Jacobs gets a ruck free plus 50m on English to bring him from wing to 20m on a slight angle, but he misses. (Q4 17:40)
Brodie Smith snaps a fabulous goal from the boundary 40m out with a checkside after roving a Hunter dropped mark. (Q4 18:30)
Betts marks on the lead 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 19:41)
Lynch sails through a lovely set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 21:11)
Macrae roves English in the pocket and screws through a low percentage snap from 20m. (Q4 23:29)
Knight gets some junk. (Q4 25:41)
Dale misses a set shot from CHF. (Q4 27:21)
Walker marks a Douglas kick on the behind line and boots his fifth. (Q4 31:21)

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