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Blog log from R7 of 2020: Carlton vs Port Adelaide

Blog log for Carlton vs Port Adelaide, R7 of 2020

Port has all the territory in early play, Gray roves an Amon inside 50 kick and gives outside to Boak, Murphy corrals but Boak screws through a fabulous finish from 40m! (Q1 2:49)
Jones is pinged for holding Dixon without the footy 25m out on a slight angle after Port again get the clearances. Dixon kicks truly. (Q1 4:34)
Byrne-Jones soccers the next centre clearance, Butters feeds Motlop who baulks clear and snaps a wobbler from 40m on a slight angle that swerves through! Port with the jump. (Q1 6:14)
Betts takes a pack grab on the HFF from a Murphy speculator and passes to the boundary 35m out for Gibbons, who punches his set shot low and straight. (Q1 8:04)
McGovern and Betts combine to win a ground ball against two Port defenders in the pocket after a Gibbons inside 50 kick, McLovin goes to the square for Walsh to run into goal! (Q1 10:59)
McKay runs free down the flank and checksides the goal from 25m, Carlton have levelled the scores after conceding the first three! (Q1 14:10)
Martin runs free with two bounces to an open forward line, three forwards to choose from but he goes himself from 50m on a slight angle and nails it! Blues hit the front! (Q1 16:17)
Curnow snaps wide from a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle which was caused by some relentless Blue frontal pressure. (Q1 18:30)
McGovern marks at half forward, turns quickly and has Casboult on his own deep in the pocket 20m out. Levi checksides wide. (Q1 18:59)
Farrell is somehow all on his own to rove a Westhoff contest and run into the open goal. The culprit was Cripps who flew instead of defending. (Q1 23:07)
Ladhams gets a rather soft ruck free on the wing against an unlucky Pittonet, he hits the hotspot where Dixon marks over Jones just before the QT siren… and shanks a point. (Q1 27:00)
Betts sails through the first goal of Q2 from a pack 40m out on the flank after receiving from Curnow and baulking clear of Burton in classic style. (Q2 1:12)
Casboult rises high above a pack at the top of the square to clunk a long, low howitzer from Walsh from half forward. But Levi hits the post, disappointingly. (Q2 4:38)
Dixon marks on the HFF and gives off to Farrell who roosts a lovely snap from 50m for a goal! (Q2 4:59)
Kennedy turns the ball over by foot on the rebound under Houston pressure, Amon mops up and finds Dixon on his own 40m out on a slight angle, who hits the post. (Q2 8:02)
Dixon flies in front of Jones to juggle another mark 25m out in the pocket, he misses again. (Q2 9:42)
Marshall gathers the crumb from the kick in to the Port HFF and passes to a phonebox where Butters marks 35m out on a slight angle and goals. (Q2 10:53)
Ladhams centres to Boak 40m out on the flank, who tugs his set shot left. (Q2 16:58)
Byrne-Jones has four bounces around the outer wing, baulks Murphy and hits the lead of Rozee 45m out on a slight angle, who misses the lot. (Q3 3:08)
Casboult passes to McKay to mark on the boundary in front of Hartlett 30m out, he screws through a nice set shot for his second goal. Scores level once again. (Q3 6:35)
Butters mows down Williamson running out of defence, the Power works it wide, Powell-Pepper marks 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q3 9:18)
Dixon gets a holding free on Jones in a four-man pack at the hotspot, he sails through that one for his second goal. (Q3 12:02)
Rozee runs past Docherty on the HFF, props at 40m after a fumble and snaps wide. (Q3 15:37)
Jones wins a contact free on Dixon on the wing and switches inside, Martin passes to Murphy 40m out on the flank who just misses. (Q3 19:20)
Petrevski-Seton sends a low bullet of a pass to Martin leading ahead of Clurey 40m out on a slight angle. Martin misses as the 3QT siren sounds. (Q3 21:04)
Walsh roves a McGovern bomb to a pack at the hotspot and snaps the first goal of Q4 to level the scores! (Q4 0:36)
Byrne-Jones is on the goal line to rush a Walsh grubber after the Carlton champ had roved a Casboult contest in the pocket. (Q4 3:34)
Setterfield gives outside of a stoppage near the hotspot to Newnes who snaps very high, it starts right but screws left and through! (Q4 6:50)
Houston sends a speculator down the flank to a pack 25m where, predictably, Dixon clunks the mark and kicks truly for his third goal. (Q4 9:47)
Cripps roves and shoots OOTF from a stoppage 40m out on the flank. (Q4 11:45)
The Blues work the ball rather laboriously around the outer wing after a stoppage but it ends with a lovely Gibbons pass to McKay to mark over Westhoff and goal from 15m. (Q4 12:49)
Dixon breaks a tackle on the HFF and goes short and inside to Houston 50m out on a slight angle. Houston goes back for the set shot… hangs it right. (Q4 15:51)
Houston hits the top of the square on a slow play, Dixon leads ahead of Jones to clunk it yet again 20m but… misses horribly! Oh dear. (Q4 17:47)
Gray gets a contact free on Weitering in a pack 20m out on the flank, but he misses as well! (Q4 19:35)
Murphy catches Amon HTB on the wing to stop a Port attack, 2:15 to go, Blues lead by a kick. (Q4 22:05)
Cuningham snaps from 50m on a slight angle but Butters marks in relief in the square! (Q4 22:51)
Port rebounds around members wing, Boak kicks to an empty square, Gray roves and gives to Marshall who fluffs his chance from 10m! What is happening?? (Q4 24:06)
Gibbons marks the kick in on the HBF and goes to the wing, Ladhams starts the rebound… (Q4 24:06)
Mayes passes to Gray to mark in front of Weitering 35m out on the boundary with six seconds to go, kick will be after the siren… (Q4 24:37)
This for the game… Gray splits the middle! What a game, Port wins! (Q4 25:17)

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