Blog log from R5 of 2020: West Coast vs Sydney

West Coast get the first few inside 50s but the Swans rebound up the guts ending with Florent feeding Hewett to glide to 40m on a slight angle and hoof through the first goal. (Q1 1:27)
Hewett marks at half forward and passes inside to Parker to mark in front of Kelly 45m out on a slight angle then miss. (Q1 5:04)
Blakey marks on the HFF and passes inside to Papley 30m out on a slight angle, who misses badly. (Q1 7:48)
Shuey coughs the ball up by hand on the wing trying to take too many on, Heeney gathers the long bomb by Ronke to the hotspot and rolls through the turnover goal. (Q1 11:19)
Gaff gets the next centre clearance kick and it’s Waterman who marks in front of Mills 35m out on a slight angle for the first West Coast score, which is just a goal. (Q1 12:49)
Papley is one of two Swans against four Eagles on the Swans HFF but Kelly gives away a holding free, Papley hits the square where McLean marks and goals, after a melee. (Q1 16:39)
Yeo clears from the next centre bounce, Allen beats Hayward to mark 50m out on the flank, falls on the line, Lloyd juggles it for a point. (Q1 18:49)
Lloyd runs up members wing and hits the lead of Blakey 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q1 21:04)
Allen takes a big contested grab in front of O’Riordan 25m out on the flank, he kicks truly. (Q1 24:04)
Shuey passes to Waterman just on the QT siren after a kick clanger by Florent on the wing. Waterman roosts a massive set shot for the goal to bring the Eagles back within a kick! (Q1 26:19)
Rampe is pinged for contact over the shoulder on Kennedy 45m out near the boundary. JJK hits the post. (Q2 1:25)
Kennedy catches a touched ball by Ryan near the hotspot and snaps quickly under Rampe pressure for a point, then apologises to Jones who was clear in space. (Q2 4:25)
Ryan gathers an errant Kennedy shot by the behind post and centres to Sheed who draws a contact free on Kennedy 35m out on a slight angle and converts. West Coast leads! (Q2 6:07)
Rowbottom marks and plays on in midfield for a running snap from 55m out that skews left. (Q2 10:57)
Heeney beats Kelly to clear from a stoppage on the wing, FLorent kicks inside 50 and and eventually Hewett gives McLean a Joe the Goose special. (Q2 14:40)
Darling performs a perfect chicken wing tackle on Hayward to win a HTB free near the hotspot, he goals. (Q2 16:40)
Kennedy beats Rampe in a battle of strength to mark a long clearance from the HFF to the top of the square… but JJK hits the post from 10m! (Q2 18:41)
Papley passes short to Kennedy 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot sails wide after the HT siren. (Q2 23:10)
Naitanui grabs the ball out of ruck at the top of the square but the ball had touched his teammate Kennedy on the way through, just a point. (Q3 1:17)
Dawson marks and misses from 40m on the flank. (Q3 3:16)
Cripps has a snap from the pocket touched for a behind as well. (Q3 5:38)
Kennedy of the Swans passes to Florent 40m out on the flank whose set shot is straight as a die. (Q3 9:10)
Waterman passes to Darling 20m out in the pocket for a quick replying goal. (Q3 12:04)
Cripps gets another snap off from the same pocket, this one sails through without a touch. (Q3 14:02)
Allen beats Hayward to mark on the HFF, plays on and hits Cripps 35m out on a slight angle who goals again. (Q3 15:58)
Jones misses a blind snap over his shoulder off the left from 25m in the pocket. (Q3 19:58)
Ryan passes to the lead of Allen near the boundary 35m out, the kid delivers a lovely set shot to thread the needle with a drop punt! That is the sealer. (Q4 4:08)
Kelly marks 45m out on the flank but misses. (Q4 6:09)
Allen roves a Kennedy contest in a pack 30m out on the flank and snaps his third goal. (Q4 8:56)
Hayward catches Ryan high 45m out on a slight angle, jaws at the ump about it then watches Ryan kick it over his head for another goal. (Q4 10:54)
Papley slams through a massive set shot from 45m on a slight angle after marking a Heeney pass but too late, she cried. (Q4 10:44)
Another Naitanui centre bounce tap to advantage, Eagles stream forward, Ryan gives to Cripps for a snap from 40m on a slight angle but it clips the goalpost, behind. (Q4 15:24)
Heeney bounces a snap wide from a stoppage on the HFF. (Q4 14:54)

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