Blog log from R14 of 2020: Richmond vs West Coast

Lynch marks 45m out in the corridor, the crowd hoots but then cheers as he sails through the first goal of the evening. (Q1 2:20)
Castagna marks 45m out on the flank and misses. (Q1 9:27)
Gaff mops up a loose ball on the HFF and goes short to Kelly 35m out on a slight angle who boots the first West Coast major. (Q1 17:18)
Soldo gets a set shot after the siren from 45m on the boundary and misses everything. (Q1 22:21)
Ryan marks a centring ball to the hotspot by Ah Chee after Naitanui sets up the first centre clearance of Q3, he goals. (Q2 2:38)
Martin clears from a stoppage on the wing, Barrass is pinged for an arm around Lynch’s torso, Lynch boots his second goal from 30m on the flank. (Q2 3:57)
Darling snaps after roving an Ah Chee contest 30m out on the flank, the ball bounces in the square but takes a wicked leg break and OOB. From the throw in, Naitanui goals. (Q2 5:56)
Markov centres from the HFF to the hotspot, crumb falls for Aarts who snaps truly off the left boot. (Q2 7:41)
Baker beats Ryan to intercept on the wing and pumps it back to the pack at the hotspot, Rotham is pinged for getting in the back of Riewoldt as they chase the crumb, Riewoldt goal. (Q2 11:37)
Houli fumbles on the wing, Shuey doesn’t and gives to Kelly who turns and hits Ryan at the hotspot who misses. (Q2 13:22)
Sheppard intercepts a Rioli handball on the wing and passes to Cripps 40m out on the flank for his first goal to level the scores. (Q2 16:38)
Graham catches Naitanui HTB 30m out on a slight angle and steers through the set shot to restore Richmond’s lead. (Q2 18:53)
Aarts passes short to Castagna 40m out wide on the flank, the set shot falls in the square and is rushed. (Q2 22:53)
Rioli roves and goals from 20m in front to kick us off in Q3. (Q3 0:44)
Ryan marks a Gaff ballat the hotspot and goals. (Q3 2:56)
Brander shanks OOTF in the BP, Martin steps up to take the free kick 20m out and delivers a lovely checkside for his first goal. (Q3 6:29)
Ah Chee gets a free kick in traffic 35m out on the flank but hooks it left. (Q3 10:29)
Riewoldt roves and gives to Castagna who snaps a goal on the turn from 20m on a slight angle. (Q3 13:45)
Soldo draws a contact free on Barrass waiting for a centre clearance kick by Bolton to the top of the square, he goals as well. Tigers taking control on the scoreboard. (Q3 14:44)
Nankervis gets a downfield free on Barrass for dropping Graham after disposal, he goals too. Eagles falling in a heap. (Q3 17:40)
Duggan misses a flying snap from half forward, over Darling’s head. (Q3 19:31)
Darling gets a charity goal from an off-the-ball free against Balta on the goal line. (Q3 20:45)
Ryan strips Houli in a tackle at half forward and gives to Duggan for a pass to O’Neill 45m out on a slight angle. O’Neill misses. (Q3 23:00)
The Tigers force Sheed to kick OOTF on the rebound, they work it to near CHF where Bolton roves, baulks and snaps a big goal to halt any Eagle momentum. (Q3 26:30)
Kelly runs from the next centre bounce and goes to Darling who marks in front of Vlastuin 20m out on a slight angle for his second of the quarter. (Q3 27:52)
Darling roves a long ball to the hotspot, Vlastuin tackles, Darling drops his knees to draw a free and gets it, 3QT siren sounds, three goals for Jack Darling! (Q3 30:15)
Richmond gets repeat inside 50s from the outer wing and eventually Lynch marks in front of Barrass 25m out on the flank for his third goal. (Q4 2:21)
Cotchin intercepts on the HFF and centres for Botlon just inside 50m in the corridor, he gives off to Balta who loads up for bear and roosts a massive goal from 55m! (Q4 4:27)
McGovern flies to spoil through what looked like a Riewoldt speccy in the square. (Q4 6:54)
The Eagles go coast to coast at extreme pace from the kick in, O’Neill hits Ryan running back to the goal 20m out on a slight angle for a much-needed goal. (Q4 7:23)
Martin marks a Rioli kick on the goal line for some junk. (Q4 15:26)
Williams is over the back for a Ryan pass near the hotspot but the kick is a little wayward and the first-gamer has to baulk through the chasers, his snap is high and wide. (Q4 19:45)
Riewoldt marks 20m out on a slight angle and misses in the last minute. (Q4 21:22)

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