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Blog log from R7 of 2020: Adelaide vs St Kilda

Blog log for Adelaide vs St Kilda, R7 of 2020

Kent gets a nice bounce from a chaos ball by Carlisle that goes past Kelly, he gives off to Butler for the first goal from the hotspot. (Q1 1:00)
Gresham gets a contact free on Keays but hits the post from the pocket 30m out. (Q1 8:18)
Zak Jones snaps a wobbler well wide from a pack 40m out on the flank. (Q1 11:36)
Walker gets a free for a block by Battle 35m out on a slight angle, very popular with the home crowd that one, and Tex delivers the first goal of the evening for Adelaide. (Q1 14:05)
Brad Crouch clears from a stoppage on the HFF, McAsey goes back with the flight to leap and takes a pack grab 20m out on the flank… but shanks a behind. (Q1 19:18)
CLark gets a hospital ball and concedes a HTB in midfield, both Crouch brothers involved in the counter attack but Lynch’s checkside from the hotspot hits the post. (Q1 21:52)
The Saints go coast to coast from the kick in, Geary feeds Butler a Joe the Goose special on the end of it to complete a classic Saints 2020 play! (Q1 22:15)
King marks a Zak Jones centre clearance kick on the slide in front of Talia at the hotspot and sails through his first goal after the QT siren. (Qtr Time)
Crows get the first centre clearance of Q2 via Chayce Jones, the crumb falls for Walker who baulks clear of Hunter and grubbers the goal from 15m. (Q2 1:07)
King beats Talia to mark a Gresham centre clearance kick 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot falls inside the left goalpost for his second. (Q2 2:07)
Laird catches Wilkie HTB 30m out on a slight angle and converts for the all important +14 play. (Q2 4:21)
Lonie almost pinches a goal from the hands of Smith but the ump rules his volley from the square is touched. (Q2 10:38)
Howard receives from Ross on the wing, baulks clear and runs to 55m on the flank for an unlikely but sensational goal! (Q2 12:07)
Gresham roves a King contest at the hotspot, McPherson tackles but falls into his back to concede the free… which is a miss. (Q2 18:27)
Laird roves deep in defence but gets swamped with onrushing Saint chasers, Gresham roves his handball clanger from Lonie’s tackle and goals from 15m. (Q2 21:38)
Steele roves a ball in and snaps across his body off the left boot from 15m on the boundary, that one sails through as well! (Q2 23:53)
Hill gives away 50m for some egregious encroachment to bring Lynch from the centre square to 15m for an easy goal. (Q2 25:53)
The Crows work in a high pressure situation on the wing and work it to Lynch who goes long to McAdam diving to mark 35m out on a slight angle. He misses the lot after the HT siren. (Q2 28:38)
Wilkie fumbles a ground ball on the HFF, Lynch pounces and passes short to Walker 35m out on the flank… Tex shanks a behind. (Q3 5:56)
Stengle marks a Mackay pass from the wing to 40m on the flank, his set shot is wide and rushed. (Q3 8:35)
McAsey gives to Mackay who steams up the guts to 40m and… sprays it for a point. (Q3 11:12)
McHenry slips and is paid a high contact free on Butler 40m out on the flank, somewhat luckily. His set shot is straight as a die but just short, touched through for another point. (Q3 12:46)
Gresham beats Keays to a ground ball on the HFF and goes long, two Crows there but the crumb falls for Butler to goal from 10m. (Q3 15:36)
Brown is pinged for deliberate OOB next to the Saint behind post, Lonie takes the free and kicks OOTF. (Q3 19:35)
McAdam marks at the hotspot just before the 3QT siren, he kicks truly much to the relief of the home fans and their team. (Q3 22:21)
Gresham gets the first centre clearance kick of Q4 which hits grass, Kent is all over Kelly like a cheap suit on the ground and wins a HTB free 30m out on the flank, he goals. (Q4 0:57)
Stengle runs free up the guts on a fast break rebound, he has McAdam over the back of Howard, the latter gives away a free then gobs off to ensure the goal from the line. (Q4 5:51)
Walker takes a contested grab under a hard challenge by Howard 50m out on a slight angle, Tex has the length but not the accuracy. (Q4 9:37)
Seedsman bombs to the pocket where Walker draws a contact free on Wilkie for not much, he screws through the goal off the left from 20m, crowd goes ape droppings! (Q4 11:07)
Carlisle intercepts the next rebound kick by Kelly to the wing and sends it back to the flank 40m out for Membrey to mark. Membrey, who has been anonymous, kicks truly! (Q4 14:52)
Kent gets a contact free on Hamill for a push in the back going for a ground ball 40m out in front after the Saints boss the next centre bounce, he kicks the sealer! (Q4 17:10)
Butler kicks to a pack in the pocket 20m out, Lonie is Johnny on the spot for the crumb to roll home some cherries. (Q4 19:09)
Hamill feeds Keays for some junk with a minute to go. (Q4 26:12)

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