Blog log from P1 of 2020: Western Bulldogs vs North Melbourne

Schache delivers a lovely deft tap to a loose ball in midfield for Bontempelli who passes to Young to mark 20m out on a slight angle for the first goal of the evening. (Q1 1:55)
Goldstein kicks off the scoring for North with a goal out of ruck from 20m in front. (Q1 4:29)
Sweet passes from outside CHF to the pocket for Young to lead Daw to the ball 20m out. Young kicks truly. (Q1 10:11)
Dunkley gets a contact free on Bonar in a pack 35m out on a slight angle after a series of stoppages in the Dogs forward 50. He misses. (Q1 14:04)
Larkey gets a contact free on his man Gardner close to goal and converts with no problem. (Q1 18:16)
Long centre clearance to North, Anderson roves at the hotspot and gives to Thomas who baulks clear and goals. (Q1 19:21)
Young fires wide from a set shot from near the hotspot after another free paid for contact inside forward 50. (Q1 20:54)
Cordy is pinged for deliberate OOB 25m out, Anderson takes the free and screws home a lovely finish off the left boot. (Q1 25:51)
Lloyd snaps wide from a pack near the hotspot after a mark is not paid. (Q1 28:00)
Pittard centres from the BP but Dale intercepts in front of Anderson and kicks the turnover goal. (Q1 30:26)
Richards roves a Daw spoil to the North FP, turns and centres but it’s Dickson who catches it five yards away and goals, even though it wasn’t aimed at him. (Q2 0:58)
Bontempelli passes to Young 25m out on the flank, he shoots for goal number three and steers it through. (Q2 4:18)
Xerri leaps in front of Keath and draws a contact free at the top of the square for an easy goal. (Q2 8:49)
Turner catches Williams HTB on the flank 35m out, but misses. (Q2 15:14)
Williams bumps Richards in the head at the top of the square to concede a free that Lloyd takes for his second goal. (Q2 20:42)
McLean hits the crumb from a Dale contest at the hotspot at full speed, Daw corrals him to the pocket, McLean skids his left-foot snap across the face from 20m. (Q2 24:36)
Bailey Williams weaves through traffic in fine style but hits the post from the hotspot. (Q2 26:37)
Dale hits the post from long range after the HT siren. (Q2 27:46)
Wallis snaps wide from a pack near the hotspot after McDonald loses the handle. (Q3 2:04)
Schache puts his body on the line to create a crumb for Wallis, he gives off to Lloyd who snaps the goal from the top of the square. (Q3 3:20)
Young plays on after being paid a mark that he didn’t think he took, he misses from 20m in front. (Q3 5:34)
Macmillan falls into the back of Wallis to give away a free 40m out on a slight angle, the free kick is perfect. (Q3 7:46)
Hunter gets a contact free on Walker in a pack at the top of the square for another one for the suddenly rampaging Bulldogs. (Q3 10:50)
Taylor takes an impressive speccy over a pack 50m out on a slight angle and makes it good with an excellent set shot. (Q3 12:36)
Taylor marks in the pocket but misses from 20m. (Q3 17:49)
Simpkin goes high and long to the square to the benefit of Larkey who marks over two Dogs for an easy one. (Q3 19:49)
Schache and Hayes beat two Roos in a ground battle with a one-two, Schache finishes with class from 30m on the flank. (Q3 26:51)
Hunter passes very short to Dale who misses from 40m on the flank. (Q3 27:51)
Lloyd catches Cunnington HTB at a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle, he converts like a good forward should. (Q4 3:31)
Thomas trots freely over the paint and reaches 40m on a slight angle, he kicks to the square where Xerri pinches the goal off him. (Q4 5:45)
Bontempelli gets a downfield free after Lloyd is dumped after kicking inside 50. He pops that one through from the hotspot. (Q4 8:33)
McLean roves and goals from the square deep in junk time after lurking over the back of a big pack. (Q4 11:52)
Bontempelli receives outside a pack 40m out on the flank for a champagne footy goal. (Q4 19:25)
Garner flies in a pack on the line for a set shot by Taylor, he marks and goals. (Q4 22:02)
Hayes hits the post with a long snap. (Q4 27:10)

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