Blog log from R12 of 2020: St Kilda vs Essendon

King kicks the first goal of the afternoon after Ross taps a chaos ball to him to run into point blank range. (Q1 0:52)
Lonie marks deep in the pocket and goes back to Hill 45m out on the flank who misses. (Q1 6:36)
Lonie misses a set shot from 30m in the pocket. (Q1 8:58)
King marks a Lonie clearance kick from a stoppage at half forward, Hurley cusses at himself for lacking contact from behind, King kicks goal number two. (Q1 9:39)
King marks a Membrey ball to the top of the square but the choice to play on is wrong, Cutler catches him HTB to prevent a certain goal. (Q1 10:39)
McDonald-Tipungwuti runs down the flank and boots his first goal from 40m after a rebound through midfield. (Q1 10:43)
Billings’ next centre clearance is marked by Membrey in front of Hurley 45m out in front, who kicks long and straight. (Q1 10:43)
Hind marks 40m out on the flank and sails through a nice set shot, St Kilda in control of this game early. (Q1 21:14)
Hill passes to the diving lead of King 35m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q1 24:40)
Marshall marks in front of Ridley on the boundary 30m out and misses. (Q2 3:01)
A calamitous turnover by foot deep in defence by Begley sets up a Battle goal from close range. (Q2 4:39)
Hurley is pinged for a hold on Membrey 20m out on a slight angle, who goals. (Q2 4:39)
Butler receives and goals on the run from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 5:41)
Begley converts from a set shot at true CHF close to HT after a long period of bugger all happening. (Q2 5:41)
Saad goes long to the square from 55m on a slight angle, Stewart shepherds through the first goal of Q3. (Half Time)
McDonald-Tipungwuti wins a HTB free on the wing and the Dons play on to advantage through McGrath, Cutler runs to 40m and passes to Townsend in the square for the quick goal. (Half Time)
Ryder intercepts a Saad kick just inside 50m on the flank, credit to Butler for tackle pressure to force the turnover. The ex-Bomber kicks truly. (Half Time)
Guelfi is pinged for high contact on Lonie going for a loose ball 45m out on a slight angle, Lonie runs in left and kicks rightish but straight enough. (Half Time)
Praish passes to the lead of Stewart 25m out on the flank just before the 3QT siren, but misses badly. (Half Time)
Mutch feeds Ridley for a poster from CHF. (Q4 2:20)
Langford marks a McKernan pass 40m out in the corridor for some garbage, this game having long since petered out to nothing. (Q4 10:15)
King boots his third goal from a mid-range set shot. (Q4 13:00)
Hill passes to Hind 40m out on a slight angle, Don players barely cared at this very late stage, Hind misses. (Q4 18:42)
McDonald-Tipungwuti passes to Cutler 40m out on the flank who misses. (Q4 20:32)

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