Blog log from R9 of 2020: North Melbourne vs Adelaide

North applies some frontal pressure at half forward on McPherson, Daw roves the spill, thence Hall and then Davies-Uniacke who snaps the first goal from the hotspot. (Q1 7:36)
Anderson passes to Higgins 15m out next to the goalsquare, he pops that one through with no problem. (Q1 9:05)
Jones snaps OOTF from the HFF under some pressure after receiving from Lynch. (Q1 13:22)
Scott passes to the lead of Mahony 35m out on a slight angle. Mahony’s set shot is a bit rightish but straight enough for his first senior goal. (Q1 16:42)
Bonar hits the lead of Hall in front of Brown 40m out on the flank, Hall delivers a lovely set shot. North have the jump, Adelaide look like the wooden spooners of 2020. (Q1 22:02)
Murphy bounces through the first goal for Adelaide to an empty square from half forward, then limps off gingerly. (Q2 1:33)
McAdam marks a speculator by Kelly in a pack at the hotspot, but misses badly. (Q2 4:17)
North Melbourne rebounds at pace from that kick in, Macmillan marks 30m out on a slight angle and makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q2 5:28)
Stengle gets a downfield free well within range, is called to play on and passes to Atkins at the hotspot who converts. (Q2 8:43)
Zurhaar marks in front of Kelly 15m out in front and kicks the quick replying goal. (Q2 10:48)
McAdam earns a fairly obvious push free on Hayden at the hotspot, he kicks truly. (Q2 18:22)
Pittard snaps his first goal from half forward to capitalise on good work by Larkey and Goldstein. (Q2 20:41)
Goldstein sets up Higgins to snap a nice goal from the HFF. (Q2 23:02)
Pittard roves a Daw contest, gets corralled and snaps his second goal from the HFF. North in complete control of this game. (Q2 24:33)
Simpkin snaps the first goal of Q3 from a stoppage near the hotspot. (Q3 3:09)
Atkins spoils an Anderson pass to Zurhaar but the Roo butters up and snaps around the corner from the hotspot for another one. (Q3 5:39)
Himmelberg gets a free kick for an arm chop by Walker 45m out on the flank, and roosts a perfect set shot for his first goal. (Q3 7:39)
Mahony snaps his second goal from a pack 30m out on the flank. (Q3 9:21)
Davies-Uniacke roves and misses from near CHF. (Q3 10:54)
Seedsman misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q3 14:38)
McAdam takes a contested grab in front of Hayden from a Knight pass from the wing to 30m out in the pocket, he misses. (Q3 17:10)
Seedsman gets another opportunity for a snap from hear the hotspot, that one screws through. (Q3 18:55)
Laird checksides a fabulous finish after roving a stoppage deep in the pocket 20m out! (Q3 23:55)
Zurhaar hits the post with a mid-range set shot. (Q3 25:40)
Seedsman gets a free on McDonald 40m out on the flank, his set shot drifts across the face and is rushed. (Q3 27:19)
Larkey gets a free kick 30m out on a slight angle for his first goal, in junk time. (Q4 1:10)
Atley runs up the guts on a rebound and hits Daw to mark over Talia 35m out on a slight angle. Daw kicks truly, the Kangaroos swamp him as they should! (Q4 3:38)
Larkey flies over a pack at the hotspot to juggle an Anderson centre clearance kick for his second goal. (Q4 5:05)
McDonald is pinged for HTB 20m out from the Crows goals by McAdam, who kicks his second goal. (Q4 7:07)
Dumont dives in the square to touch through a volley by O’Brien. (Q4 9:27)
North goes coast to coast via Hall, ending with Zurhaar bouncing through a snap from half forward to an empty square. (Q4 10:12)
Hall gets some junk with a snap from 30m on a slight angle after roving. (Q4 13:50)
Anderson wins a HTB free on Strachan in the pocket and pockets himself some garbage. (Q4 16:31)
Davies-Uniacke roves and goals from 20m, too easy. (Q4 21:56)
Goldstein roves and misses from 30m. (Q4 23:27)

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