Blog log from R13 of 2020: Essendon vs Richmond

Lynch marks a Baker ball over Ridley 20m out on the flank and swerves through the first goal of the evening. (Q1 1:37)
Martin marks on the HFF and goes to Riewoldt who drops it over the behind line for a point. (Q1 5:52)
Lynch outjudges Francis to mark a Houli pass 30m out on the flank, he just misses right. (Q1 6:25)
Markov sprints away from half back through midfield with two bounces, has a ping from 50m on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 10:52)
Bellchambers is pinged 50m for hitting away an OOTF kick 70m out, Grimes of all people gets the free from 20m in the pocket, he misses. (Q1 12:07)
McIntosh roves a Chol contest and snaps just wide from 35m on a slight angle. (Q1 14:34)
McGrath passes to Mosquito 35m out on the flank on the end of a switch play from midfield, the crowd goes up and so does he as he kicks his first senior goal! (Q1 16:07)
Shiel runs up the wing and passes to McDonald-Tipungwuti 40m out on a slight angle running with the flight, but his set shot is no score. (Q1 18:38)
Mosquito rolls through a snap from a pack 15m out but the goal umpire calls it touched off the boot. (Q1 19:20)
Balta intercepts in the BP to prevent a Stewart score, the Tigers rebound and switch with Stack passing to Riewoldt 30m out on the flank for a miss. (Q2 6:43)
Clarke gets a free on Pickett for a push in the back 35m out on a slight angle, his set shot is rightish but creeps in for his first senior goal. Dons in front! (Q2 10:02)
Graham misses a long snap from half forward. (Q2 11:26)
Mosquito buzzes down the flank on a fast break and slots his second goal from 30m, the crowd goes crazy! (Q2 17:39)
McDonald-Tipungwuti marks 20m out as two Tigers fall over each other, he waltzes into the open goal… but the umpire negates the score and pays a push against Walla! (Q2 19:11)
Bolton snaps a goal for the Tigers from a pack 20m out, the crowd hoots. (Q2 19:49)
Rioli marks 45m out on a slight angle and just clears the pack on the line for another red time goal leading into HT. (Q2 23:23)
Riewoldt earns a high contact free on Draper going for a Houli ball to the pocket 35m out. His screwing set shot is through for his first goal. (Q3 2:10)
Long ball to the Tiger goalsquare, three Bombers fly with Ridley best positioned but the crumb falls to their feet where Martin gathers and goals. (Q3 7:45)
Lambert sails through another goal for Richmond from a set shot from the HFF, Tiger dominance in ball and territory is finally showing on the scoreboard. (Q3 9:43)
Stewart marks at the top of the square and goals to pull one back. (Q3 11:52)
Riewoldt marks 45m out on a slight angle and hoofs through his second goal. (Q3 13:58)
Snelling converts a set shot from the hotspot. Still time technically but the Tigers have this one in the bag, surely. (Q3 21:38)
Langford marks over Balta 45m out on the flank afdter another quick attack through midfield, set shot drops but Stewart marks next to the goalpost and goals. (Q3 22:14)
Lynch hits the top of the right goalpost with a set shot from the HFF. (Q3 24:19)
After Guelfi intercepts at half back and the Dons rebound around the outer wing, McDonald-Tipungwuti marks 40m out on a slight angle for his first goal. (Q4 1:57)
Rioli catches Redman HTB deep in the pocket 20m out but doesn’t score. (Q4 3:58)
Snellingh fluffs a mark on the wing on the rebound and the Tigers get a repeat inside 50, Stack marks near the behind post and misses from 10m. (Q4 6:32)
Bolton pumps the ball back in but it’s off Lynch’s hands for a point. (Q4 7:35)
Vlastuin stages for and gets a 50m penalty for contact to the shoulder by Bellchambers after a mark in midfield, he goals from 45m in front to ice the game. (Q4 13:45)
Lynch marks on the lead 40m out on a slight angle just before Saad smashes him coming from the side, no penalty but Lynch goals anyway, two for him. (Q4 16:02)
Chol is over the back for a chaos ball that skids to the square for some cherries. (Q4 18:38)
Martin shoots on the run from the HFF but Guelfi is on the line to touch it through. (Q4 19:58)
Bellchambers can’t mark a Shiel inside 50 kick to the square but taps on the ground to Stringer for some extremely smelly garbage. (Q4 22:03)
Merrett snaps some junk from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q4 23:38)
McDonald-Tipungwuti shrugs a tackle by Markov and goals from 40m to give the crowd a last little something to cheer. (Q4 26:21)

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