Blog log from R13 of 2020: West Coast vs Western Sydney

Ryan centres from the pocket to Darling who marks at the top of the square for the first goal of the evening. (Q1 5:49)
Natanui screws through a rare goal from a stoppage in the pocket after pressure from Reid and a smothered kick by Duggan. (Q1 12:40)
Rotham takes a contested grab at half forward after the next centre bounce, wheels and goes to 20m for Kennedy to mark and goal. Simple game, footy. (Q1 13:55)
Williams gets a free 45m out on a slight angle but hits the post. (Q1 18:10)
Darling marks in midfield, three Giants run past to encroach the mark to bring him to the hotspot for his second goal. (Q1 20:01)
Naitanui sets up the next clearance from the wing by Gaff, Allen marks 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 22:10)
Gaff marks an Ah Chee pass 40m out on a slight angle and kicks truly, the Eagles are well in control of this game already. (Q2 4:50)
Hill ducks slightly into a Tim Kelly tackle and draws a free kick 40m out in the corridor, the crowd boos then cheers as the local lad misses right. (Q2 7:36)
Nelson commits a clanger on the HBF to allow Hill to swoop and pass to Riccardi 20m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 14:51)
Riccardi gives to Himmelberg steaming up the flank for a miss from 35m. (Q2 15:48)
Daniels is over the back to gather and goal from the square from a long and quick Riccardi ball from the HFF. (Q2 17:19)
Hopper hits the post from a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle. (Q2 19:50)
Daniels passes to Riccardi over the back of the Eagle defence 15m out on a slight angle, who kicks the first goal of the second half. (Q3 0:44)
Coniglio sails through a snap from near the boundary 25m out after Himmelberg wins a hard footy and reefs out a handball to Greene. (Q3 4:39)
Ah Chee marks near the boundary 40m out but kicks across the face. (Q3 8:04)
Darling marks over Hill at the hotspot and pops through his third goal to steady the West Coast. (Q3 16:34)
Ah Chee roves his own contest to a Nelson ball to the hotspot and gives outside to O’Neill who grubbers through his first senior goal. (Q3 18:50)
Kennedy marks and hits the post from 40m on the flank. (Q3 22:00)
Shuey draws a high contact free 35m out on the flank but he misses too. (Q3 25:08)
Ah Chee snaps truly from a stoppage near the hotspot just before the 3QT siren. (Q3 25:37)
Ah Chee kicks off Q4 junk time with a converted set shot from the HFF. (Q4 0:27)
Riccardi receives from Himmelberg and snaps his second goal from 30m on the flank to practically no reaction at all. (Q4 3:53)
Lloyd loads up for bear from the HFF for some junk. (Q4 11:23)
Josh Kelly marks and goals from 35m on a slight angle. GWS have looked dangerous at times in this game but all it takes is a few NicNat contests and the game is done again. (Q4 15:53)
Himmelberg goals from the hotspot after marking over McGovern. 2:05 left, two kicks in it. (Q4 20:59)

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