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Blog log from R11 of 2020: Port Adelaide vs Richmond

Blog log for Port Adelaide vs Richmond, R11 of 2020

Ladhams picks up a loose ball next to the behind post, has Balta closing and tries an outrageous checkside off his left boot and it comes off for the first goal! (Q1 1:29)
Bolton feeds Martin who waddles to 40m in the corridor and misses, disappointingly. (Q1 2:35)
Wines gives outside to Amon who misses from 45m on the flank. (Q1 4:25)
Dixon leads out of the square to the hotspot to mark a Houston pass with Balta trailing metres behind, he boots the first goal for the Port. (Q1 5:29)
Ladhams catches Bolton HTB on the wing and the Power has men everywhere on the advantage counter attack, Butters gives to Gray who steers through the goal from 45m on the flank. (Q1 9:28)
Chol gives away a free in ruck to Dixon 20m out on a slight angle, pretty obvious push. But the Power strongman misses. (Q1 11:29)
Amon gets past Lynch on the mark on the HFF and passes down the line to Butters 25m out who goals. The Power has the jump, the pressure is intense. (Q1 13:44)
Port wins the next centre clearance, Sutcliffe kicks long to the advantage of Dixon who just needs to hold his ground to mark over Balta 15m out… but he misses again! (Q1 15:39)
Bolton bounces a chaos ball to CHF, two Port defenders smash into each other to allow Lynch to gather and goal with embarrassing ease. (Q1 17:25)
The Tigers work the ball around the outer wing, Chol works very hard to bustle the ball forward then sets up Riewoldt to snap his first goal from the top of the square. (Q1 19:55)
Riewoldt marks behind two Port defenders in the pocket, turns and runs into the open goal. Was it a push in the back? No, the Port players fell into each other. (Q1 26:47)
Chol provides a contest and crumb, Martin rides a tackle in the pocket and gives to Lambert who turns and bounces through an opportunist goal. (Q2 0:59)
Gray catches a vert short Woodcock centring ball and gives off to Boak who snaps quickly from 20m on the flank… lands over the behind line. (Q2 2:34)
Ladhams takes a big pack mark 30m out on a slight angle from a Jonas speculator, he runs in leftish but his set shot is a peach, two for him. (Q2 3:09)
Ladhams marks again on the lead in front of Grimes 45m out on a slight angle, this one falls short and doesn’t score. (Q2 5:49)
The Tigers rebound from the last line, Riewoldt gets a free on McKenzie at the top of the square despite some contact off the contest by Martin, he boots goal number three. (Q2 6:48)
Duursma strips Riewoldt in a tackle at the Tiger hotspot, crowd roars for HTB but the ump doesn’t pay it, Martin roves and screws through the go-ahead goal! (Q2 9:46)
Dixon provides a contest for Woodcock to rove and bounce through the replying goal from 35m on a slight angle. This game is on FIYAH! (Q2 11:22)
Dison marks at half forward and gives off to McKenzie, the Cannon loads up and goes BANG from 55m but it’s just wide. (Q2 14:50)
Duursma roves another Dixon contest in the pocket and gives outside to Gray who snaps his second goal from 25m. (Q2 16:20)
Amon screws through another snap from the hotspot after a hard ball get and give out by Gray, Port are piling on the inside 50s now and getting full value for them as well. (Q2 19:05)
Long ball to the Tiger goalsquare pitches and rolls to the pocket, Aarts leads Lycett to the footy, baulks away from the lumbering giant and goals from 5m! (Q2 22:36)
Georgiades bounces a pass to Gray on his own 20m out but the HT siren sounds as he turns into goal, no score! (Half Time)
Gray gives to Dixon who is hard in the pocket 20m out, wrong side for a right-footer but he screws through a sensational finish from 25m! What a game this is. (Q3 3:00)
Soldo snaps wide under heavy pressure from the pocket 20m out. (Q3 4:15)
Wines snaps a goal from a stoppage in the pocket with Pickett flat-footed behind him. (Q3 7:10)
Port rebounds at full pace down members wing, irrepressible attack, Woodcock passes to Sutcliffe in the pocket 25m out who misses. (Q3 10:00)
Aarts passes to Martin 40m out on the flank, he takes the responsibility of the set shot… and misses badly. (Q3 10:27)
Aarts snaps his second goal after roving a McIntosh chaos ball 15m out. (Q3 12:10)
Dixon roves on the HFF and feeds Gray who passes short to Farrell who misses from the hotspot. (Q3 13:45)
Richmond rebounds around the outer wing, Ross passes to Chol 20m out on a slight angle who goals. Tigers aren’t going away! (Q3 14:45)
Lynch hoofs a low kick from the HFF to the hotspot where Chol beats Sutcliffe to mark and boot his second goal! (Q3 17:28)
Woodcock runs back with the flight behind Baker and marks a Hartlett kick 40m out on the flank. His set shot hangs right. (Q3 20:43)
McIntosh roves after a stoppage in the pocket and centres to the hotspot where Picket marks. This for the lead for the Tigers… it’s good! (Q3 22:11)
Dixon roves on the HFF, baulks past two defenders and centres to Rockliff 40m out on the flank. Rocky runs out right and shoots rightish… into the post. (Q3 24:11)
Rain has started falling at 3QT. (3 Qtr Time)
Vlastuin roves the first centre clearance of Q4 and gives to Balta but Butters flashes through to intercept his handball and feed Gray a Joe the Goose special! (Q4 0:36)
Houston roves a centring ball by Boak to a pack at the top of the square and snaps truly, Port making their move! (Q4 2:36)
Rockliff gets a HTB free after the next centre bounce, Martin gives away 50m and Caddy another 50m for interference to gift a goal to the Power! (Q4 4:16)
Caddy roves in the back pocket but gets caught in a tall Port sandwich of Dixon and Lycett, the latter takes the HTB free next to the behind post but kicks OOTF. (Q4 9:24)
Rockliff catches Aarts HTB in the centre and gives off to Farrell for the barrel, Dixon draws a contact free on Balta near the hotspot and misses. 10 blokes on the mark! (Q4 10:59)
Dixon draws another contact free on Balta 45m out near the boundary but misses. (Q4 18:17)
4:43 to go and Richmond aren’t looking like a comeback. (Q4 18:17)
Tigers can’t rebound past half way, Boak passes to Powell-Pepper just inside 50m in the corridor who misses. (Q4 19:22)
Sutcliffe gives to Duursma who wobbles a snap wide from 40m in front. (Q4 20:23)

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