Blog log from R2 of 2020: St Kilda vs Western Bulldogs

King rolls through the first goal from the pocket after a stoppage! (Q1 1:33)
Wallis gets a free at a stoppage 20m out in front for the first Bullie goal. (Q1 3:40)
Lipinski bounces a kick towards the hotspot, Wallis butters up and ducks under a tackle to feed Macrae for the goal. (Q1 5:55)
Naughton passes to Vandermeer 45m out in front, who punches the set shot low and just left. (Q1 11:00)
Lipinski passes to the lead of Dale 45m out on the flank, who misses badly. (Q1 12:38)
Naughton misses a set shot from deep in the pocket 20m out. (Q1 13:06)
The Saints crab upfield rather slowly but it works as Billings marks 40m out on a slight angle and kicks truly. (Q1 14:35)
Jong passes short to Lloyd 40m out on a slight angle after the Dog run in a convoy up the guts. Lloyd just misses. (Q1 15:35)
Carlisle scrambles a low kick forward and it’s Lonie who is there to mark 30m out on the flank. Lonie steers through a lovely set shot. (Q1 19:51)
Johannisen marks at CHF and gives outsider to Macrae who hits the behind post OOTF. (Q1 24:32)
Butler hits a crumb on the HFF at scintillating pace, he snaps straight and it falls on the line where Billings marks and goals. (Q2 1:41)
Hind gets a 50m penalty to take him from the HFF to the square for an easy goal. (Q2 8:11)
Gresham snaps wide from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q2 11:40)
Naughton marks on the HFF, turns and hits Vandermeer running back behind Hill to 20m on a slight angle, who goals. (Q2 13:26)
Williams gets lost in transition to allow his man Steele to fly over Daniel and mark a long Gresham kick to the top of the square for the quick replying goal. (Q2 15:56)
Butler passes intelligently to space for Hill to lead into in the pocket, then runs on to receive the Joe the Goose special! (Q2 20:56)
Gresham gets a contact free on Gardner in a marking contest 40m out on the flank, but he shanks the kick for no score. (Q2 22:42)
Richards wins a HTB free on Hill 20m out in front and punches it low and straight for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:01)
Bontempelli kicks quickly from the last line of defence but straight to Billings 35m out on a slight angle, whose set shot is a pretty picture. (Q3 3:26)
St Kilda gets the loose man going on a fast break rebound, ending with King finding Butler to mark and goal from the line. (Q3 5:47)
Jong feeds Lloyd who snaps across the body from 30m on the flank… shanks OOTF. (Q3 7:17)
Steele feeds Jones who goals from the top of the square on the end of another quick and irresistible rebound, the Dogs are powerless to stop them! (Q3 8:13)
Bruce gets a free under a pack on Clark at the hotspot, but he misses. (Q3 11:01)
Williams tries a checkside on the run from 45m on the flank, he starts it left and swerves it right through the middle. (Q3 13:17)
Jones delivers a lovely pass to a phonebox inside forward 50, it’s Marshall who marks 40m out on a slight angle and goals. (Q3 17:32)
Hannebery sails through the next St Kilda goal with a snap from the hotspot, the Dogs are on the ropes and the Saints are throwing jab after jab. (Q3 23:47)
Lonie misses a set shot from 45m near the boundary. (Q3 24:47)
Naughton gets a free for an arm chop by Long 35m out on a slight angle, he just squeezes in the first goal of Q4 junk time. (Q4 2:23)
Membrey rises in front of Crozier to clunk a long ball by Butler from the HFF to the top of the square for some cherries. (Q4 4:13)
Dunkley roves a Naughton contest and checksides a goal off a step from the hotspot. (Q4 6:33)
Dale roves a Naughton contest to a Wallis inside 50 kick but rolls a pressured snap across the face from the pocket. (Q4 8:15)
King marks 40m out on a slight angle and steers the set shot inside the right goalpost for some junk. (Q4 20:54)

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