Blog log from R10 of 2020: Collingwood vs Sydney

Adams gets the first set shot of the game from 40m on a slight angle, he misses to the left. (Q1 2:33)
Thurlow is one out with Phillips to mark a quick kick by Wicks from a pack at the HFF towards the hotspot, he boots the first goal. (Q1 4:33)
Sier gets a holding free at the next centre bounce, the crumb from the pack at the hotspot falls towards the behind line where Ruscoe roves and misses under pressure. (Q1 5:43)
Sier misses a running snap from 50m on a slight angle. (Q1 5:43)
Melican just touches through a set shot by Crisp from 50m on a slight angle. (Q1 5:43)
Thomas marks 40m out on the flank, his set shot is short, wide and rushed. (Q1 15:13)
Elliott gets the first centre clearance of Q2, the ump picks out a free against Fox on Ruscoe for tunnelling 40m out on a slight angle. Ruscoe kicks his first senior goal. (Q2 0:13)
Wicks marks a short pass 40m out in front after the next centre bounce, he also kicks his first senior goal in his first game. (Q2 2:31)
Stephenson roves at half forward and kicks around the arc to Daicos 45m out in the corridor, who shanks OOTF. (Q2 7:12)
Mihocek snaps wide from the hotspot under pressure as the Magpies force more repeat inside 50s through pressure. (Q2 9:14)
Stephens runs up the wing and somehow has three targets to aim at running behind the Collingwood defence, Taylor wins the raffle to mark and goal from 20m. (Q2 11:54)
Ruscoe has time for a snap from 30m out on a slight angle but misses, disappointingly. (Q2 14:30)
Stephens is bumped by Sier as he snaps from half forward after receiving from Rowbottom outside a pack 40m out, but that one sails through for his first senior goal! (Q2 18:57)
Papley snaps an easy goal from space at the hotspot after Roughead turns the ball over with a handball to no one at half back, Swans everywhere on the counter. (Q2 23:23)
Parker’s dump kick from a stoppage in defence lands in the arms of Phillips 45m out on the flank, who sprays it OOTF. (Q2 26:13)
Elliott marks on a hard lead in front of Mills 45m out on a slight angle, he shoots after the HT siren… and kicks truly. (Q2 27:51)
Noble gets a 50m penalty for encroachment by Taylor to bring him from wing to 30m on a slight angle, he steers through his first senior goal. (Q3 8:22)
High ball to the top of the Collingwood goalsquare, two pairs of players converge, Rampe is pinged for a very soft hold on Ben Reid who goals to give his team the lead. (Q3 12:00)
Sam Reid marks on the boundary 45m out and slices a behind. (Q3 17:22)
Sidebottom centres after a stoppage in the pocket to Adams 40m out on a slight angle who converts. Weight of possession and territory is finally paying off. (Q3 20:37)
Mihocek passes from the wing to the lead of Stephenson 45m out on a slight angle, he misses. (Q3 22:53)
McCartin feeds Stephens for a bouncing snap that goes just wide from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 25:03)
Roscoe has a chance for a running snap from the hotspot but burns it, disappointingly. (Q4 4:12)
Dawson passes to Papley on the boundary 30m out who misses a screwing set shot. (Q4 5:44)
Sam Reid marks a long McCartin kick over Noble 25m out on the flank, his screwing set shot falls in the square and is cut off, amazingly! (Q4 9:46)
Papley plays for and gets a pushing free on Maynard 30m out on a slight angle but misses, the Pie fans hoot and holler. (Q4 10:22)
Taylor wins a hard ball on the HFF and gives to Thurlow who bombs long off a step from the 50m paint, the ball pitches behind the pack and skids through! (Q4 11:07)
A lull as Quaynor is stretchered off. (Q4 14:37)
Stephenson snaps from outside a pack at the hotspot but the ball takes a big leg break into the post. (Q4 23:05)
The Pies break up the kick in to the flank, Daicos gets his chance and performs a checkside that his old man would have been proud of for a fabulous goal from 30m! (Q4 23:38)
2:41 to go, Sydney’s stocks very low now. (Q4 24:18)

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