Blog log from P2 of 2020: North Melbourne vs Sydney

Goldstein marks 45m out in the corridor and sails through the first goal of the day. (Q1 2:51)
Larkey marks on the dive on the flank 25m out, his set shot is a chip shot but long and straight enough. (Q1 6:06)
Taylor wears one from Hayward going head down 20m out for a ground ball, bit of a melee afterwards but he goes back and kicks truly. (Q1 9:21)
Papley roves and skids through a quality finish from a contest 40m out on a slight angle, like shelling peas. (Q1 11:07)
Polec converts a set shot from 40m on a slight angle after a turnover in midfield. (Q1 17:35)
A 50m penalty for encroachment by Higgins brings Rowbottom from wing to 40m on a slight angle, he goals. (Q1 19:37)
Hayward misses the lot with a set shot from CHF. (Q1 23:21)
Lloyd slots an OOTF free kick from the boundary 30m out. (Q1 25:07)
Higgins is called to play on after claiming a mark on the HFF, he plays on and launches from 50m, it’s off Brand’s leg but ruled over the line for a goal first. (Q1 29:22)
McCartin sails through a set shot from 40m on a slight angle to kick off Q2 after marking in front of a huge pack. (Q2 1:49)
Heeney marks a Hayward pass over Polec 20m out in front for a goal to give Sydney the lead. (Q2 6:31)
Heeney marks 25m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 11:18)
Stephens misses a long snap for half forward. (Q2 11:49)
Papley snaps a goal from half forward on the end of a flowing move from half back with Kennedy heavily involved. (Q2 14:05)
Papley carves through traffic on the wing with bursting pace and confidence then passes to Hayward 45m out on a slight angle, who goals. (Q2 17:00)
Ziebell hits the post from near the behind line after the Roos apply frontal pressure. (Q2 18:17)
Higgins roves and bounces through a snap from 25m out in the pocket. (Q2 20:34)
Kennedy marks a short Aliir pass and sails through a set shot from 40m on a slight angle to cap off a very productive half. (Q2 28:01)
McCartin misses off the left boot on the run near the hotspot. (Q3 0:55)
Papley marks a Hayward pass from CHF to 40m out on a slight angle and strokes through his third goal. (Q3 2:51)
Zurhaar converts a set shot from 35m in front after marking a Higgins inside 50 kick that falls short of a pack. (Q3 4:31)
Taylor snaps truly from the pocket after Dumont roves a stoppage on the HFF and bombs forward. (Q3 6:29)
Zurhaar marks 40m out near the boundary and almost misses the lot. (Q3 13:25)
Garner stands up with core strength in a tackle on the HFF to deliver a centring ball to Hall on his own 40m out in the corridor. Hall misses. (Q3 15:40)
North turns the ball over from a shanked Lloyd kick in, Larkey snaps the goal from the hotspot. (Q3 16:11)
Larkey marks in front of Aliir 20m out on the flank and boots his third goal. (Q3 20:25)
A turnover in midfield by Dawson results in an easy chain of North handballs ending with a goal on the run by Ahern from CHF. (Q3 22:56)
Sinclair marks a Kennedy pass near the behind line and goals to stop the run of Roo goals. (Q3 24:56)
Taylor misses a snap from the pocket. (Q3 26:10)
Papley misses a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 2:23)
Hall beats Mills in a ground battle for a poor kick across the backline by Rampe 20m out and snaps truly off the right boot. (Q4 7:48)
Daw is pinged for deliberate rushing from outside the goalsquare, Papley takes the charity goal. (Q4 10:25)
Blakey feeds Lewis Taylor who snaps a goal from the pocket to give Sydney the lead. (Q4 12:37)
Mahony gets a contact free on Mills going for a crumb 20m out in the pocket, he kicks truly. (Q4 14:37)
Higgins volleys a crumb wide from 20m. (Q4 20:19)
Anderson converts a set shot from 40m in the corridor. (Q4 22:24)

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