Blog log from R1 of 2020: West Coast vs Melbourne

Pickett picks up a loose ball and misses a flying snap from 45m of a slight angle. (Q1 1:48)
Fritsch marks on the boundary 40m out and misses. (Q1 5:34)
Lever is pinged for a push on Ryan as they chase a loose ball 40m out near the boundary, Ryan kicks the first goal of the evening. (Q1 6:29)
Petracca marks just inside 50m on the flank, his set shot is wide and rushed. (Q1 13:26)
Petracca receives outside a pack and kicks across half forward to Langdon 35m out on a slight angle, who hits the post. (Q1 15:38)
Naitanui gives Ah Chee a Joe the Goose special after roving a Kennedy contest near the hotspot. (Q1 16:54)
Two Demon defenders go to Sheed for a ground ball at half forward, he delivers a lovely blind handball over the head to Ah Chee who goals again from 35m! (Q1 18:29)
Another quick centre clearance to the Eagles through Naitanui, Sheed intercepts a blind Harmes handball and snaps truly from the pocket 25m out! (Q1 20:14)
Jetta bursts from congestion on the wing with trademark pace, his kick from 55m on a slight angle is a reverse mongrel torp that rolls through! (Q1 22:44)
Neal-Bullen snaps a nice goal after reefing the ball from a pack 20m out following a Petracca centre clearance kick to the top of the square. (Q2 1:06)
Cripps passes from the HFF to Petruccelle 30m out on a slight angle on the end of a turnover play around the outer wing. Petruccelle kicks truly. (Q2 3:09)
Sheed baulks clear in midfield and hits Ryan 40m out on a slight angle, who hits the post. (Q2 9:07)
Ryan gets another chance a little closer in and a little straighter, but misses again. (Q2 11:00)
Viney marks near the point of the centre square, Hickey encroaches to bring him to the square for an easy goal. (Q2 12:25)
Hibberd passes to Fritsch just inside 50m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q2 14:54)
Darling marks 40m out on the flank and sails through a lovely set shot for his first goal. (Q2 20:45)
Tom McDonald kicks a rare goal for Melbourne from the hotspot after Melksham taps the crumb from his own contest out. (Q2 23:22)
Ah Chee gets a free on Jetta but misses from half forward. (Q3 1:32)
Ah Chee sets up Ryan to run onto a bouncing handball in the pocket and goals from 15m. (Q3 2:02)
Pickett roves and goals off the left boot from the pocket after a big pack forms around McDonald. (Q3 3:47)
Ryan marks 25m out on a slight angle and steers through his third goal. (Q3 8:17)
Brayshaw just misses a long snap from the HFF. (Q3 10:56)
Brayshaw then intercepts the kick in 40m out on a slight angle… but misses again. (Q3 11:12)
Nelson passes to Brander 45m out in the corridor after Brown fumbles a ground ball in midfield. Brander misses. (Q3 12:47)
Brayshaw is swamped in midfield by the Eagles, Sheed gets a chance off a step from 45m in front and steers it through. (Q3 13:54)
Kelly marks 50m out on a slight angle, runs around Gawn on the mark with some contempt and snaps another goal for the Eagles. (Q3 16:43)
Fritsch delivers a nice pass from half forward to Pickett 40m out in the corridor, who hops in and hits the post. (Q3 19:32)
Viney passes to Melksham deep in the pocket 25m out, he tries a screwing set shot and curls it in. (Q3 22:03)
Fritsch runs through midfield and passes to Tom McDonald 30m out on the flank, who goals. (Q4 11:39)
Naitanui passes short to Gaff 40m out on the flank who goals with his 30th touch. (Q4 16:12)
Pickett gets some junk. (Q4 18:38)

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