Blog log from R2 of 2021: Sydney vs Adelaide

Parker dives to smother a soccer from the square by McHenry after Sloane gets the first centre clearance, then dives on the footy and is pinged for HTB, first goal to McHenry. (Q1 0:59)
Walker roves a Frampton contest 35m out on the flank and snaps on the turn off a step, he’s continued where he left off last week with a fabulous finish! (Q1 3:20)
Walker is pinged for contact on Hickey in a marking contest then again for moving on the mark, bringing Hickey from wing to 35m on a slight angle for the first Sydney goal. (Q1 5:17)
Sydney tries handballing out of defence but McInerney doesn’t see Walker lurking in the square so his backwards handball to Lloyd in the square results in a HTB free and goal! (Q1 15:34)
Walker again wins a HTB free after Rampe gathered a Sholl speculator to the pocket and can’t avoid the tackle. Tex screws through a behind. (Q1 18:29)
On a slow play, Gulden hits Franklin leading up the guts to true CHF, the home crowd roars its approval. Buddy runs in left as always and roosts it over the goal umpire’s cap! (Q1 19:14)
McDonald runs back with the flight to mark a Rampe ball from wing to 45m on the flank. His set shot flirts with the near goalpost but swings inside for his first goal. (Q1 26:59)
McDonald takes an impressive pack mark from a speculator by Gulden to the HFF, he plays on and misses from 55m. (Q1 28:50)
Adelaide rebounds at pace around the outer wing but Lynch blazes wide from the HFF. (Q1 28:50)
Cunningham waits in the centre then finds Papley leading to the boundary 30m out after a rebound up members wing. Papley misses the lot. (Q1 30:11)
Hickey marks 35m out on a slight angle just before the QT siren and converts to give Sydney the lead. (Q1 32:35)
Hewett misses a long-range snap to kick off Q2 scoring. (Q2 0:20)
Gulden keeps his feet after competing at half forward against two Crows, he gives off to McDonald and it’s Heeney who goals from 20m. (Q2 1:45)
Walker wins yet another holding the ball decision, this one against Rampe 25m out on the flank, for his third goal. (Q2 4:14)
Heeney leaps in front of McPherson to mark a Parker pass to 25m on a slight angle after the Swans apply frontal pressure to force a turnover. Heeney kicks his second goal. (Q2 6:00)
Berry wins a HTB free on Heeney in heavy traffic 40m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q2 9:18)
Butts is caught in possession at half back, Gulden swoops and gives to Franklin who tries to baulk clear but gets claimed HTB by Seedsman to prevent a score. (Q2 10:44)
Berry marks 40m out on a slight angle, he’s had a sighter from this range but misses left again. (Q2 12:45)
Papley gives to Blakey then runs to receive and snap his first goal from near the hotspot. (Q2 13:39)
Gulden marks at half forward and feeds Campbell for a running snap from 50m on a slight angle that flashes wide. (Q2 15:46)
Gulden snaps wide from 40m on a slight angle. Sydney is losing clearances but dominating everywhere else, and has superior forward efficiency. (Q2 17:07)
Gulden gets a downfield free 20m out on the flank after Frampton drops McInerney after disposal, he converts. (Q2 19:01)
Parker is front and centre for a Reid contest 20m out on a slight angle but snaps wide. (Q2 22:18)
Papley passes short to McDonald 35m out on the flank after a kick clanger in the centre by Laird, but the kid shanks it OOTF. (Q2 24:46)
Chaos ball by Warner to the hotspot falls nicely for McDonald who turns lugubriously onto his left boot and delivers a nice finish for his second goal. (Q2 27:11)
Gulden gives outside a pack at the hotspot to Warner who snaps across his body off the right but it drifts across the face. (Q2 28:36)
Berry roves a Walker contest and has a snap off the left from hear the hotspot but it’s another disappointing finish, wobbles well wide. (Q2 29:00)
Papley wins a loose footy in the centre with pace and skill, then hits Franklin leading to 40m on a slight angle who kicks truly from distance for a second time. (Q3 1:29)
Sholl wins a loose footy in a pack on the wing and passes to Walker 45m out on a slight angle. This is Tex’s range too, but he chips that one wide. (Q3 2:45)
Laird catches Mills HTB 45m out in the corridor after a short kick in, he misses badly after playing on. (Q3 3:49)
Reid marks a Dawson pass despite a challenge by Butts 40m out on the flank, he strokes through a nice set shot for his first goal. (Q3 5:43)
Frampton intercepts at half forward and goes to McAdam who passes to Lynch 40m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q3 8:34)
Walker roves his own contest on the HFF and gives to Keays running past, the snap from 45m on the flank sails through. (Q3 10:49)
McAdam beats Lloyd one out to mark a Keays pass 30m out on the flank, but misses near side. (Q3 12:53)
Franklin receives a handball on the run, he crosses the paint at full speed and shoots from 40m on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 13:49)
Laird passes short to Schoenberg 35m out on a slight angle after Frampton butchered what looked a certain goal earlier with a fumble. Schoenberg misses, disappointingly. (Q3 17:09)
Laird snaps across the face from a big pack in the pocket after a stoppage. (Q3 18:34)
Wicks marks 30m out on a slight angle and shows the Crows how it’s done with a professional finish. (Q3 20:34)
Sloane gives to Walker running through half forward on an attack up the guts, he has a man on his hammer but gets the snap off from 45m and it screws through for his fourth. (Q3 22:49)
Warner pounces on a loose footy forward of the wing, jinks away from the chasing Schoenberg with a lovely right foot step, runs to 50m on a slight angle and snaps a big goal! (Q3 24:50)
Murray’s handball in defence goes to ground, Reid mops up and feeds Papley who screws just wide from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 27:18)
Campbell receives outside a pack on the wing and uses his left boot to hit the lead of Heeney 45m out on a slight angle with a low bullet. Heeney misses. (Q3 28:10)
Parker goals from close range to set up some junk time leading into 3QT. (Q3 29:45)
McDonald gives Franklin a Joe the Goose special, we are now officially in garbage time. (Q3 31:52)
McHenry snaps wide from a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q4 1:57)
McInerney volleys a loose ball after a stoppage on the HFF, Franklin performs a party trick one-handed mark in a wrestle with Butts at the hotspot but misses. (Q4 4:36)
Lynch marks near the hotspot and hits the post. (Q4 6:38)
Mackay intercepts a rebound kick by Cunningham and passes to Walker 45m out on a slight angle, who misses badly. (Q4 7:58)
Heeney marks 35m out on the flank for some junk, three for him. (Q4 9:58)
Rowe passes to Walker 45m out on a slight angle for his fifth goal. (Q4 12:23)
Walker catches Hewett HTB on the boundary 25m out and screws through his sixth goal! (Q4 14:23)
McInerney leaps over Sholl to intercept a Murray rebound kick 35m out on the flank, he goals. (Q4 16:58)
McAdam leaps high in front of Cunningham to mark a Laird centre clearance on his chest next to the hotspot, he goals. (Q4 18:23)
Laird from the centre again, McAdam ends with the ball in his hands after a holding free on Cunningham, he converts again for his third from the hotspot. (Q4 20:27)
Frampton hits McAdam leading to the hotspot again,three in a row for him in garbage time. (Q4 22:23)
Lynch snaps wide from 15m out after catching a smothered Walker attempt. (Q4 25:59)
Berry misses a fourth flying snap. (Q4 26:24)
Murphy snaps wide from a pack 25m out on the flank. (Q4 27:38)
Warner goals on the run from 40m on the flank. (Q4 29:24)
Mills passes to the lead of Papley 45m out on the flank. Papley, who had just copped a big knock a minute ago, kicks across the face. (Q4 31:24)

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