Blog log from P1 of 2021: Western Bulldogs vs Melbourne

Neal-Bullen receives from Jones and passes from the HFF to Petracca running forward to 40m on a slight angle. Trac hooks it left. (Q1 1:04)
Dale snaps the first goal from 50m on a slight angle after a feed by Bailey Smith on a switch play from midfield. (Q1 3:34)
Vandermeer hits the post with a set shot from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 6:03)
Hunter marks 30m out on the flank, his set shot is across the face but Bailey Smith gets a contact free in the pack next to the behind post, he misses. (Q1 8:30)
Swallow roves a loose ball 25m out deep in the pocket and has a lash off a step, the ball wobbles through for an opportunist goal. (Q1 12:21)
Nathan Jones passes to the lead of Fritsch on the boundary 30m out, who shots across the face. (Q1 14:00)
McNeil roves a pack at CHF and runs to 35m but just misses. (Q1 17:16)
Scott gets a free for Jordon falling in his back in a tackle, he converts from 35m on a slight angle. (Q1 19:31)
Bontempelli misses a snap off a step from a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle off the left boot. (Q1 21:22)
Fritsch has two on him in a marking contest 30m out on a slight angle but Keath is pinged for contact on him, bit red hot but Fritsch converts anyway. (Q1 23:49)
Macrae passes to Martin 40m out on a slight angle after the Dogs boss the next centre bounce. Martin hits the left goalpost. (Q1 24:26)
English takes a contested grab in front of Lever in the pocket 20m out and steers through the goal. (Q2 7:39)
Hunter marks a Bontempelli ball near the top of the square but sprays a soda. (Q2 12:57)
Bontempelli marks in the centre and is able to run his full measure to 55m in front and launch a howitzer for an impressive goal. (Q2 14:19)
Gawn is on his own in the pocket for a mark over the back, he’s only 15m out but chooses to centre to Fritsch at the hotspot who goals. (Q2 18:45)
Neal-Bullen roves a Nathan Jones centre clearance which two Dogs fumbled and goals from close range. (Q2 20:28)
Chandler passes to Neal-Bullen 15m out on a slight angle as the small Demons start working together like the Saints did earlier in the round. Demons ahead! (Q2 24:58)
Bruce takes a contested grab with Lever draped all over him, he lines up from 20m in front and punches low and straight. (Q2 26:45)
Fritsch misses a set shot from 45m on the boundary. (Q2 29:59)
English misses a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Half Time)
Bontempelli receives outside a stoppage on the wing and lets fly from 50m on the flank for another imposing goal, the Bont is in top form! (Q3 3:28)
Bruce marks a Crozier ball near the boundary 30m out and misses. (Q3 7:02)
Bontempelli roves a long ball to the pocket and snaps while falling over 20m out… that’s a party trick, the Bont is on FIYAH! (Q3 10:28)
Lipinski volleys the crumb from a Fritsch contest to a Macrae kick to the square that fell to the goal line. (Q3 12:22)
The Demons can’t rebound past half way and it’s Lipinski who hits the lead of Bruce 45m out on a slight angle, nothing Lever could do there. Bruce kicks truly. (Q3 18:42)
Chandler is on the end of a fast break play by Melbourne, he stops the rot with a goal from 20m in the pocket after playing on. (Q3 21:06)
Jackson passes to Fritsch to mark in front of Khamis 35m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q3 23:03)
McNeil hits the crumb to an English inside 50 kick at full speed, straightens and pops it through from 20m in flashy fashion. (Q3 27:02)
Daniel mops up a soccer kick by Nathan Jones and passes to Bailey Smith 45m out on a slight angle, who goals. (3 Qtr Time)
Dale runs up from defence to rove a Lever spoil from a Hunter kick to the hotspot, he lets fly from 40m for another one for the Doggies. (Q4 1:11)
Fritsch is in the square for a Joe the Goose special from McDonald after a rare Melbourne centre clearance. (Q4 1:53)
Tomlinson is pinged for HTB 40m out on a slight angle, Lipinski gets the goal. (Q4 5:14)
Williams misses a running snap from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 6:11)
Petracca roves and goals from the square. (Q4 9:17)
Gawn marks a long McDonald ball over Gardner 15m out in the pocket and goals. (Q4 9:51)
Scott delivers a lovely left foot snap across the body for a goal from outside the hotspot after Bailey Smith roved a pack and fed out. (Q4 18:22)
Bailey Smith goes long over a crowd to Lipinski on the fat side 20m out on a slight angle. Lipinski makes no mistake, his third. (Q4 19:52)
Nathan Jones gets some smelly garbage with a minute to go. (Q4 29:23)

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