Blog log from R2 of 2020: Collingwood vs Richmond

Adams snaps the first goal of the 2020 restart from a stoppage 40m out on the flank. (Q1 2:03)
Phillips converts a set shot from 40m on a slight angle after a free on Edwards getting in his back. (Q1 12:23)
Daicos turns on a dollar coin at half forward and pokes a pass to Phillips 30m out on a slight angle, who hits the post. (Q1 18:38)
Phillips flips the ball out to space from a pack at the hotspot, Rusty snaps across his body off the left and makes no mistake. (Q1 22:08)
Brown spins out of a tackle in a pack 40m out on a slight angle and chips a snap off a step… that one sails through too, Collingwood has the jump! (Q1 22:08)
Martin wins a ground battle with De Goey in midfield and gives off, Stack goes to the pocket where Lynch draws a contact free on Howe 15m out and goals. (Q2 3:59)
Collingwood exit from the last line with a chain of highly pressured possessions, Mihocek brings the ball to ground on the HFF and Elliott feeds Phillips for the goal from 20m. (Q2 7:13)
After an aimless torpedo by Pendlebury from the HBF comes back, Lynch marks untouched from a short pass and converts for his second from 30m on a slight angle. (Q2 14:04)
Tyler Brown bombs long from the next centre bounce, Mihocek beats two to mark at the hotspot but just misses. (Q2 15:43)
Lynch rolls through his third goal from the hotspot in the last minute before HT, bringing the Tigers back within three kicks on the bell. (Q2 22:29)
De Goey misses a snap from the pocket to kick off Q3 scoring. (Q3 0:13)
Martin roves a Lynch contest and snaps across his body from CHF, it lands in the square where Higgins can’t mark, eventually it’s rushed by Maynard. (Q3 4:09)
A long period of turgid play ends with Noble getting pinged for holding Bolton without the ball at the Tiger hotspot. Bolton goals, finally. (Q3 17:55)
Martin snaps off a step from true CHF but his banana screws towards the behind line… Higgins is paid the mark right on the line and goals in red time! (Q3 21:45)
Houli scrubs a kick to half back but straight to the Pies, De Goey bananas wide from 40m on the flank. (Q4 4:04)
Lynch snaps from a stoppage at the hotspot but it’s touched by Howe and wide anyway. (Q4 7:21)
Phillips marks 45m out on a slight angle but skews his set shot OOTF, uncharacteristically. (Q4 8:52)
Riewoldt marks fifth in line in a big pack 35m out on a slight angle, but his set shot is marked on the line. Does nobody want to win? (Q4 12:04)
Lynch’s kick puts Noble out of position and forced the Pie to give away a contact free on Higgins 45m out on a slight angle… another point. (Q4 14:13)
A series of stoppages on members wing as the clock ticks under 4:00 to go. (Q4 15:50)
Lynch brings the footy to ground on the wing, Bolton roves at pace and zig zags to 50m on a slight angle, he hits the square but the ball is off Higgins for a point. (Q4 17:24)
Clock under 3:00, scores level. (Q4 17:50)
Collingwood exits but can’t retain possession, ball in on the wing, 2:30. (Q4 18:04)
Plenty of bodies crack in on centre wing, secondary stoppage, 2:09. (Q4 18:04)
Ruck free on Grundy to Soldo, he goes shortt to Bolton who pumps long… Mayne spoils and eventually starts the rebound… (Q4 19:36)
Again the Tigers break it up on the wing, big scramble of bodies, rebound from the last line with a switch, 35 seconds… (Q4 20:02)
Adams goes long, Phillips goes to the pocket, Vlaustin tackles Brown, ball in, siren imminent! (Q4 21:04)
Siren sounds as the ball flies in, it’s a draw! (Q4 21:04)

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