Blog log from R8 of 2020: Fremantle vs Geelong

After Duncan wins the first centre clearance, Rohan passes from the HFF to Close 40m out on a slight angle for the first goal. (Q1 1:21)
Heavy rain making conditions extremely slippery early in the game. (Q1 2:21)
Guthrie swoops on a loose ball 40m out in the corridor after the Cats apply frontal pressure, his quick snap skids into the right post. (Q1 13:35)
Guthrie marks on the HFF and gives off to Menegola who misses badly. (Q1 13:35)
Matera gets slung around the neck by Duncan going for a ground ball 40m out on a slight angle, he misses. (Q1 17:48)
Walters kicks from a stoppage in the BP but straight to Menegola 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot falls short. (Q1 22:36)
Bews intercepts the rebound kick to 40m on the flank, the QT siren sounds, Bews kicks like a backman, no score. (Q1 22:36)
Rain even worse in Q2, it’s raining Cats and Dockers. (Q2 3:03)
Geelong keep the ball at half forward for about five minutes, eventually Miers passes to Close 30m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q2 10:23)
Kolodjashnij gets a set shot from 20m on a slight angle but misses badly. (Q2 11:56)
Walters fumbles the crumb from a Hawkins contest in the pocket, the ball squirts to the square, Close gets there but soccers it wide. (Q2 17:34)
Repeat inside 50s eventually tell for Geelong, Parfitt spoils the kick in, Tuohy kicks to the square, the ball pitches behind Hawkins but Duncan is there to volley home! (Q2 18:09)
Frederick roves a Lobb ball and shoots from 30m on a slight angle, he misses but O’Connor is pinged for late contact, Frederick shanks it right. (Q2 20:51)
Duncan skids a kick from the pocket to the square, Ryan is there but he fumbles it behind, did Hawkins get a boot to it before it crossed? Yes, on review! It’s a goal. (Q3 4:43)
Freo get the ball in their forward half for a few minutes and eventually produce a mark inside 50m, Taberner takes it from a Walters kick 40m out on a slight angle, it’s a goal! (Q3 21:28)
Walters roves, ducks and wins a contact free on Kolodjashnij 40m out near the boundary, but kicks OOTF. (Q3 26:45)
Dangerfield marks over Serong 50m out on the flank, his set shot is just wide and rushed. (Q4 1:44)
O’Connor beats Banfield to a loose ball on the Geelong HFF, he turns and hits Hawkins on the boundary 20m out who kicks the official sealer, not that Freo looked at all likely. (Q4 7:40)
Blicavs is pinged for an arm chop on Lobb 45m out on a slight angle, who copies Josh J. Kennedy’s kicking action but can’t reproduce his accuracy. (Q4 10:33)
Guthrie gives to Tuohy who snaps on the turn from the pocket 20m out off the left, but into the post. (Q4 13:13)
Close sets up Hawkins for another volley goal from the square in junk time. (Q4 17:32)
Hawkins marks 45m out on the flank and hits the post. (Q4 19:10)
Parfitt feeds Menegola for some more garbage from the hotspot. (Q4 20:46)
Banfield gives to Serong who kicks truly from 35m on the flank, was it touched off the boot by Henderson? No review, goal stands. (Q4 24:25)

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