Blog log from R15 of 2020: West Coast vs Essendon

Ryan marks and kicks the first goal of the game from 30m on a slight angle, engineered from the centre by a Naitanui HTA. (Q1 0:52)
Merrett passes to McDonald-Tipungwuti who converts from next to the hotspot. (Q1 3:40)
Snelling misses a pass to Stringer in the pocket, the ball rolls wide for a behind. (Q1 4:56)
Zerk-Thatcher is pinged for an arm chop on Allen 30m out on a slight angle who boots his first goal. (Q1 8:23)
Hooker takes a contested grab in a wrestle with McGovern in the pocket 20m out, plays on and misses. (Q1 15:05)
Daniher leaps in front of Barrass to mark 40m out on the flank, plays on and sprays it well wide. (Q1 17:14)
Darling marks 40m out on the flank, Gleeson pokes him in the eye afterwards but no penalty, Darling kicks straight and long anyway. (Q1 19:43)
Ball in in the Eagles FP just before the QT siren, the ball falls towards the square, Darling taps it to space for Williams to soccer home from 5m! (Q1 25:09)
Hooker misses a snap from half forward to an empty square. (Q2 1:08)
Jetta just misses on the round from 40m near the boundary. (Q2 6:23)
Jetta roves and misses from a pack 35m out on a slight angle. (Q2 7:40)
Ryan sails through his second goal from a set shot 40m out on a slight angle, after marking a high Barrass speculator untouched in front of Ridley. (Q2 12:07)
Kelly finds Ryan on the lead 45m out on the flank who lobs through his third goal. West Coast in complete control. (Q2 12:53)
Naitanui himself bombs out of the middle, Darling marks in front of Hurley 40m out in the corridor, another goal for the Eagles. Simple game, footy. (Q2 14:52)
Essendon have numbers at the fall of a Daniher kick to the hotspot, Heppell receives from Guelfi and snaps truly off the left. (Q2 18:39)
Parish passes to McDonald-Tipungwuti 45m out in front, he kicks his second goal. (Q2 21:32)
Mosquito gives to Stewart who shoots from the boundary 25m out, Barrass dives on the line but was the ball touched before it went over the line? Video inconclusive, ruled goal. (Q2 25:23)
Langford roves and snaps wide off the left boot from 25m on a slight angle. (Q3 4:33)
Shiel cops a high spoil by Kelly to earn a free going for a short Parish ball to 45m on the flank, he shanks for no score. (Q3 6:21)
Snelling roves near the hotspot and kicks intelligently to Daniher 20m out on a slight angle. Daniher tugs the drop punt right. (Q3 8:11)
McDonald-Tipungwuti marks 45m out in front and delivers another long set shot for a goal, three for him now. (Q3 10:13)
Darling marks on the HFF and goes quickly to the square where Cole has drifted up from defence to juggle the mark over Heppell and goal for the first time at senior level! (Q3 14:09)
Allen kicks low and ugly from a set shot 50m out on a slight angle, it’s rushed. (Q3 16:11)
Daniher marks a Langford pass on a back lead 30m out on the flank, but he misses left. (Q3 17:58)
Saad gets caught HTB running from half back, Ryan is over the back to mark and run into the open goal just before the 3QT siren sounds! (3 Qtr Time)
Jetta snaps OOTF from a stoppage 40m out. (Q4 0:33)
McDonald-Tipungwuti roves a long ball from the HFF to the top of the square, breaks a tackle and boots his fourth goal. (Q4 9:43)
8:01 to go and three kicks in it, surely Essendon can’t do it twice in a row? (Q4 10:16)
Merrett marks in midfield on a fast break, props and goes over McGovern to Mosquito 35m out on a slight angle. The set shot kisses the outside of the right goalpost. (Q4 16:01)
Ryan misses with a set shot after the siren from 40m on the boundary. (Q4 19:54)

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