Blog log from R13 of 2020: Brisbane vs St Kilda

Butler marks 45m out on a slight angle and sails through the first goal of the afternoon, as the Saints keep the ball in their half for the first few minutes. (Q1 3:57)
Hipwood goes long from midfield to the pocket for Fullarton to rise for a pretty mark 20m out, the first-gamer misses. (Q1 6:00)
McCarthy marks 50m out on the flank and tugs the set shot way left. (Q1 7:55)
Robinson sets up McCarthy for a snap from the HFF that sails through for the first goal for Brisbane. (Q1 10:15)
Hipwood leaps on the back of Paton to take a speccy 50m out of the flank, goes back for the set shot then tries a pass but misses the target, no score. (Q1 13:31)
Bailey misses on the run from 30m on the flank. The Lions are producing plenty of opportunities, which is positive, but their finishing leaves something to be desired. (Q1 16:02)
Hind falls into the back of Berry on the HFF, he also tries a pass that doesn’t work… then marks the dump kick 45m out and kicks the goal, finally! (Q1 17:50)
Hipwood marks a Lyons ball over Howard 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q1 20:31)
Rayner misses a set shot from 40m on the flank. (Q2 3:37)
Membrey marks 20m out on a slight angle and gets the margin back to a goal with his first. (Q2 5:55)
Butler marks at true CHF, goes back then pokes a pass up the corridor to Kent 40m out to give St Kilda the lead with his first goal. (Q2 11:29)
Steele is pinged for deliberate OOB 20m out, Cameron has had a quiet start to the game but he revs up the crowd with his first goal. (Q2 16:27)
Marshall marks in front of Robinson and McInerney in a pack 20m out on the flank but misses. (Q2 19:38)
Gardiner is pinged for a hold on Marshall at the St Kilda hotspot, Marshall kicks truly to give the Saints the lead. (Q3 0:41)
Starcevich goes long to Cameron in the pocket who centres to McCluggage 35m out on the flank, he hits the post. (Q3 2:36)
Berry goes long from the wing to a big pack at the hotspot, McStay rises in front of Carlisle to mark and miss. (Q3 5:11)
The Lions lock the ball in and eventually someone steps up with an accurate attempt, it’s Bailey from half forward. (Q3 6:48)
Howard traps a loose ball in the pocket but Fullarton pinches it and snaps from 20m… across the face. (Q3 8:41)
McCluggage roves on the boundary 20m out and tries a Daicos special off the left but it turns too early and into the near goalpost. (Q3 9:41)
The Saints get a fast break rebound going, it’s a convoy through midfield at pace, Sinclair feeds Butler for the big finish from the hotspot! (Q3 11:27)
McCarthy sets up Fullarton for a running snap from 25m on a slight angle, that one is on line and his teammates swamp the first-gamer as the crowd roars! (Q3 13:37)
Fullarton is involved again, this time with a goal assist handball for Berry to ram through from 25m on the flank! (Q3 14:41)
Hipwood flies across a pack at the hotspot like Royce Hart to clunk a long Zorko ball up the guts, but he pokes the set shot wide left. (Q3 16:25)
Rayner marks a Zorko pass 35m out on the flank, nothing Coffield could do there. Rayner’s set shot is short, wide and rushed by Howard. (Q3 18:26)
Cameron marks on the HFF and passes down the line to Hipwood 40m out. This is more Eric’s range… but he doesn’t even score this time with a tentative kick. (Q3 21:13)
Butler roves a stoppage in the Saints goalsquare, his snap is smothered but the ball squirts to Steele who snaps high and straight from 15m off his left. (Q3 22:18)
Ross spins away from the next centre bounce and hits the lead of King 45m out on a slight angle in front of Andrews, who hooks it left. (Q3 24:02)
Zorko snaps wide off a step from 40m in front, continuing a long trend. (Q3 25:40)
Cameron forces a Paton turnover by hand at half back with a chase and hard tackle, Hipwood marks 40m out on the flank and misses yet again. (Q4 0:58)
King leaps on the shoulder of Zorko to mark 35m out on a slight angle but misses left. (Q4 3:39)
Steele draws an obvious contact free on Berry going for a Steele ball 40m out near the boundary, his set shot is just across the face. (Q4 6:58)
Billings, who has had a quiet day, kicks a vital goal with a checkside from the behind line after a stoppage, fabulous skill while off balance! (Q4 12:38)
Neale turns the ball over to Kent on the wing, long ball inside 50, Jones roves but eventually McCluggage lays two big smothers to prevent scoring attempts, Lions clear. (Q4 14:57)
Membrey roves 20m out but snaps across his body OOTF while under huge pressure. (Q4 17:13)
Bytel gets a contact free on Ah Chee on the wing and pumps it in, Jones gets the chance as he baulks clear but misses off the right from 25m on the flank. (Q4 18:24)
Lester intercepts the next Saint attack as the clock ticks under 2:00 to go. (Q4 18:24)
Ball in on the Saints HFF, 1:28 to go, Lions up by a couple of points. (Q4 19:08)
McInerney clears, Bailey wins it and kicks long inside 50, Hipwood contests, mad scramble and it’s a ball up at the top of the Lions goalsquare, 1:00 to go. (Q4 19:39)
Carlisle starts the rebound, Jones runs from the HBF but kicks OOTF on the wing! 39 seconds to go. (Q4 20:26)
Sinclair roves on the HBF and bangs back to the wing but Gardiner marks, that’s the game. (Q4 21:04)

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