Blog log from R16 of 2020: North Melbourne vs Port Adelaide

Dumont catches Houston HTB at a stoppage 35m out on a slight angle but slices the set shot right. (Q1 3:47)
Walker passes to the lead of Goldstein 45m out on the flank in front of Lycett, his set shot is long and straight to land where the goal umpire’s peaked cap was. (Q1 6:02)
Dixon goals with a snap from the square after roving his own contest, following a quick rebound by Port. (Q1 9:11)
Motlop catches Williams HTB 40m out on the flank and pops through a nice set shot for his first. (Q1 11:29)
McKay gives away a holding free 35m out on the flank to his man Dixon, who misses. (Q1 14:12)
Butters marks 40m out on a slight angle and delivers a lovely set shot to keep Port’s momentum going. (Q1 15:14)
Tarrant dumps a kick from the last line but Byrne-Jones intercepts 45m out on a slight angle, he gives off to Burton who snaps wide. (Q1 19:16)
Byrne-Jones receives from Hartlett at half forward and passes to a big hole where Amon is leading into 40m out on a slight angle, he goals as well. Port in control. (Q1 21:57)
Davies-Uniacke sharksa handball at half back, turns and runs up the guts, gives off to Ziebell who hits the lead of Wood 35m out in front. Siren goes, Wood misses. (Q1 23:57)
Farrell gathers a bouncing Motlop inside 50 ball and gives to Gray who snaps wide from 35m on the flank. (Q2 1:31)
Zurhaar snaps from a stoppage at the hotspot after McKenzie was not paid a mark he claimed, Port players whinge again that it was touched but it’s ruled a goal! (Q2 4:14)
After a Scott turnover by foot on the wing Port has numbers on the counter, Byrne-Jones roves and shoots off a step from 45m on a slight angle but it floats across the face. (Q2 11:58)
Simpkin soccers from a stoppage in defence but straight to Powell-Pepper who snaps wide off a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 20:22)
Powell-Pepper passes to the lead of Dixon 40m out near the boundary after the first centre bounce of Q3, Dixon slots his second goal. (Q3 0:16)
Larkey marks a Polec pass in front of Clurey 20m out on a slight angle after Motlop turned the ball over by foot on the rebound. Larkey makes him pay, goal. (Q3 3:18)
Ziebell intercepts a chip by McKenzie from the BP to the North hotspot, but sprays it right. (Q3 6:18)
Powell-Pepper passes from the HFF to Gray diving to 35m on a slight angle who kicks truly. Godd kicking is good footy. (Q3 8:03)
Powell-Pepper kicks from a stoppage on the HFF but it’s a sack that dribbles past McKay into the goalpost. (Q3 11:03)
Davies-Uniacke kicks from a stoppage at half forward, it lands in the square but McKenzie rushes it. (Q3 12:48)
McDonald is pinged for a block on Rozee 20m out and throws the footy away petulantly to give away 50 and ensure the goal. Wheels falling off for North here. (Q3 13:56)
Gray feeds Motlop who snaps wide off a step from 30m on the flank. (Q3 16:01)
Butters intercepts a Williams kick in and centres to Wines just inside 50m in the corridor, he hooks through another one for Port. (Q3 17:48)
Lycett sets Port off from the next centre bounce with a big punch, Motlop sets up Boak for the goal near the hotspot. (Q3 19:34)
Wines runs from the next centre bounce to rove near the hotspot and bang through another one! It’s almost literally a procession at this point. (Q3 21:04)
Hall bounces through a snap from 50m on a slight angle after a bunch of turnovers either way on the outer wing. (Q3 25:17)
Zurhaar misses a snap from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q4 2:53)
Walker beats Clurey with strength to mark an Atley ball 40m out on the flank and goals. (Q4 4:09)
Wood marks 45m out on a slight angle and doesn’t score. (Q4 6:09)
Rozee bounces a snap from half forward across the face. (Q4 7:14)
Boak passes to Amon who misses from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 8:25)
Wood leaps in front of Hartlett to mark a short Anderson kick to the hotspot, this one sails through but it’s way too late, this is the smelliest junk time possible. (Q4 12:43)
Powell-Pepper gets some garbage from the square with the help of a soft 50. (Q4 15:28)
Houston catches Scott HTB on the boundary 45m out and hits the post. (Q4 18:55)
Dixon passes to Farrell at the hotspot who misses. (Q4 20:21)

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