Blog log from R11 of 2020: Melbourne vs North Melbourne

Polec bombs to the square from a stoppage on the HFF, Lever drops the mark and the ball rolls to the square for Daw to volley home the first goal! (Q1 2:29)
Pickett marks a short Sparrow ball on the boundary 20m out after an attack around the outer wing, he misses. (Q1 6:16)
Petracca kicks to grass in the pocket for Fritsch to run onto behind Durdin, but he snaps wide from 20m under no pressure. (Q1 7:55)
Repeat inside 50s for the Dees, Weideman marks a Hannan pass 40m out on the flank but his set shot slices left into the post. (Q1 8:57)
Tomlinson gives away 50m for getting late to a Larkey mark on the HFF, the goal is an easy one from the top of the square. (Q1 10:29)
Pittard passes to Hall 40m out on the flank who misses. (Q1 12:41)
Mahony gets caught in possession after a Hannan bomb to the hotspot, the ball flips out to Pickett who breaks Mahony’s tackle and snaps a fine goal over the shoulder! (Q1 14:14)
Brayshaw passes low and hard to Petracca 35m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q1 18:59)
Larkey flies in front of two tall Demons to juggle a mark from a Zurhaar kick to 25m out on a slight angle. He shoots after the QT siren… for his second goal. (Q1 21:41)
Jones snaps just wide from the hotspot as the Demons get some repeat inside 50s. (Q2 4:05)
Lever mops up a loose ball on the wing and switches to the centre, Jones kicks long to the square where Weideman has position on McKay to mark and goal. (Q2 6:50)
Spargo runs to the HFF and goes to the hotspot where Weideman rises in front of McKay to clunk another mark… but he shanks it left. (Q2 8:35)
Spargo passes to the lead of Weideman 45m out on a slight angle after Pickett forces a turnover behind centre. The Weed again kicks well wide left. (Q2 13:30)
Brayshaw, who is enjoying himself playing more centrally today, strokes through a long snap after a give by Jones. (Q2 15:06)
Daw bombs long to a mostly empty North forward line, Larkey contests then receives from Walker for a snap from 5m, did it touch the boot of Tomlinson? Goal stands. (Q2 21:18)
Weideman marks a centring ball by Langdon at the hotspot and goals after the HT siren to restore Melbourne’s lead. (Q2 23:30)
Brayshaw marks at CHF, does a one-two with Jones and misses from 45m. (Q3 0:29)
Zurhaar roves a Daw contest and snaps across the body from 40m on the flank but it sails OOTF. (Q3 2:10)
Higgins handballs to green grass on the wing, Pickett mops up and hits Petracca 45m out on a slight angle who doesn’t score. (Q3 6:25)
Scott is in an acre of space to run through CHF but he reaches 40m and chooses to pass for some reason, eventually Zurhaar snaps wide from the HFF. (Q3 9:25)
Pickett passes to the lead of Fritsch 45m out on the flank who kicks truly, a rare moment of quality by foot in this game full of poor skills. (Q3 10:32)
Hall roves a Larkey contest and grubbers a snap wide under heavy pressure from 20m on the boundary. (Q3 12:45)
Zurhaar marks a Macmillan pass 40m out on the flank but doesn’t score. (Q3 13:36)
Melksham marks clear of McDonald 45m out on a slight angle, the set shot is a bit leftish but straight enough. (Q3 15:22)
Larkey takes a contested grab despite getting smashed from behind by Hibberd, no penalty so he lines up from 25m on a slight angle and goals anyway. (Q3 16:56)
Oliver feeds Petracca to run to the 50m paint near the point of the centre square and launch, Fritsch shepherds Durdin on the line for a big goal! (Q3 19:12)
Hall runs down the wing and passes low and hard for Zurhaar 40m out on the flank whose set shot is into the man on the mark, no score. (Q3 20:22)
Lever marks on the last line and starts a rebound around members wing that ends with Spargo marking, playing on and snapping the goal from 20m on the flank. (Q4 1:25)
McKay is pinged for HTB under a double tackle 35m out on a slight angle, Tom McDonald kicks the official sealing goal. (Q4 3:51)
Fritsch marks a Tomlinson pass in front of McDonald 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q4 6:23)
Hannan roves and misses from the pocket. (Q4 6:43)
Oliver runs free through midfield and passes to the lead of Fritsch 35m out on a slight angle, who misses again. (Q4 8:35)
Petracca roves, spins out of a McDonald challenge and misses from 40m on the flank. (Q4 9:33)
Petracca gives Hannan a Joe the Goose for some junk. (Q4 11:42)
Pickett roves and just misses from 35m on the boundary. (Q4 15:32)
Fritsch roves and misses off the left from 25m in the pocket. (Q4 17:19)
Fritsch roves a long ball to the top of the square and gets this one on line from 10m. (Q4 17:45)
Spargo feeds Sparrow for some junk from the hotspot. Sparrows just love garbage! (Q4 21:00)
Oliver checksides some more junk from the pocket. (Q4 23:45)

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