Blog log from R1 of 2022: Brisbane vs Port Adelaide

McCluggage passes to the lead of Fort in front of McKenzie 25m out on a slight angle for the first goal. (Q1 3:18)
Gardiner gives away a contact free to Finlayson on the boundary 20m out, who misses. (Q1 10:50)
Bailey picks off an inboard pass at half forward but his snap from 50m on a slight angle flies across the face. (Q1 19:20)
Butters sharks a McInerney handball on the wing and scoots asway with two bounces, crosses the HFF and passes to Georgiades in the pocket who shanks for no score. (Q1 20:48)
Rayner snaps from a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle, it bounces through but it was a carom off a body on the way through. (Q1 22:01)
Boak snaps a goal from a stoppage 20m out off his right. (Q1 24:29)
Boak beat McCluggage on that play, given half a step and that’s all he needed. (Q1 25:08)
Zorko passes short to Lyons near the boundary 40m out, he tries a set up kick that doesn’t work. (Q1 28:59)
Lycett jumps over Fort and gives away a ruck free 25m out on a slight angle, QT siren sounds and Fort boots his second goal. (Q1 31:02)
Boak waxes the footy with Powell-Pepper on the HFF, SPP gets a pressured snap off from the pocket 30m out but it’s narrow. (Q2 3:10)
Aliir is pinged for muscling Daniher off the footy on the wing then gets pinged for timewasting, Daniher misses from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 4:15)
Zorko holds Amon after marking on the wing to bring the Power runner to 45m on a slight angle, he slots the set shot. (Q2 5:16)
Adams tries a switch after intercepting on the wing but misses his target by foot, Port swarms on the counter with Houston doing a one-two with Mead for the goal from 40m. (Q2 9:57)
Credit to Finlayson for spoiling Robinson to set that goal up. (Q2 10:07)
Powell-Pepper misses a central kick across the wing and it’s Brisbane’s turn to attack up the guts, McCarthy saunters to CHF and bounces through the goal. (Q2 11:57)
Ah Chee roves a big pack at the hotspot and gives wide to McCarthy who can’t curl his left-foot snap enough from 25m, he misses. (Q2 13:22)
Georgiades passes to Wines on the boundary 40m out after Zorko turns the ball over on a fast break at half forward. The reigning Brownlow Medallist just misses. (Q2 15:52)
Daniher leaps in front of McKenzie to clunk a Lyons clearance kick to 50m on a slight angle. Now comes the hard part for Joe… slices right. (Q2 19:11)
Marshall takes a big contested grab in a six-man pack 35m out on a slight angle, his set shot is very good. (Q2 20:29)
Drew kicks from the next centre bounce, Gardiner is pinged for holding on too long in a tackle on Rozee 40m out on a slight angle. Rozee squeezes it through. (Q2 22:11)
Rayner roves a ball in to 25m, runs towards the boundary and slams the snap into the far goalpost. (Q2 24:38)
Rich intercepts on the wing, has Berry at half forward who releases Zorko to pass to Daniher 35m out on a slight angle. Daniher finally gets this set shot on line. (Q2 27:37)
Boak feeds Rozee who tries a checkside off a step from 25m on the boundary that goes narrow. (Q2 29:53)
Neale goes long to the top of the square, Daniher stands on the shoulders of Jonas to take a screamer, he gives off to Cockatoo but the HT siren sounds to prevent a goal! (Half Time)
Wines pokes a kick from half forward to the hotspot, Starcevich is holding Powell-Pepper for SPP marks it anyway, he kicks low and straight. (Q3 1:37)
Neale gives forward of a pack to Rayner who tries a standing-start checkside from 35m on a slight angle, doesn’t curl enough and stays wide left. (Q3 5:10)
Georgiades marks a Wines ball 35m out on the flank, assisted by a block by Gray on Gardiner. The set shot flies right. (Q3 8:56)
Powell-Pepper release Bonner to run around the boundary on the HFF and deliver a nice kick to the advantage of Georgiades to mark and goal from 10m. (Q3 11:43)
Amon catches Answerth HTB on the wing and passes to Motlop 45m out on the flank, on the end of a rebound around outer wing. Motlop delivers a lovely finish, Port making a move. (Q3 14:28)
McCluggage roves deep in the pocket and centres for Bailey 30m out on a slight angle, the set shot is low and just sneaks inside the right goalpost. (Q3 19:13)
Houston runs across half forward and misses off balance from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 20:42)
After Berry wastes an attack with a poor kick, Answerth spoils an inside 50 but the crumb falls perfectly for Drew who gathers and goals across the body from the hotspot. (Q3 22:08)
Amon receives from Wines and lets fly off a step from 45m on the boundary but it’s across the face. (Q3 24:15)
From the kick in Brisbane works it up the guts on the rebound, Fort marks inside 50 and has McCluggage further on to mark at the hotspot. A poor set shot normally… miss. (Q3 25:17)
McCarthy can’t mark a Bailey repeat inside 50 kick to the square but Cockatoo butters up and gives outside to Daniher who snaps truly from 20m. (Q3 26:34)
McKenzie is stripped in a tackle at half forward, Brisbane swarm on the counter, Lyons has Daniher running up the wing to HFF, he has options inside but goes himself and misses. (Q3 29:43)
Aliir rushes a bouncing Neale high ball to the square from the pocket. (Q3 31:01)
Cameron spoils an intercept attempt by Allir at the Brisbane hotspot, he gathers and shoots, the ball lands on the behind line where McCarthy juggles it for a point. (Q4 2:12)
McInerney catches Jones HTB at CHF in a chicken wing tackle, he gives off to Rich who fires wide left. (Q4 2:46)
Daniher takes a big contested grab in front of a pack 15m out in front and kicks truly. He has wasted some tonight but he has still been the most dangerous forward on the ground. (Q4 4:53)
McCarthy, who provided the last goal assist, gets another one with a tap to the square and it’s Daniher again who avoids Aliir to snap his fourth goal! (Q4 6:28)
McInerney marks 30m out on a slight angle and misses to level the scores. (Q4 9:19)
A lull as McKenzie is stretchered off. (Q4 13:28)
Aliir is all alone to mark an aimless Berry inside 50 but he falls over and Cockatoo pounces, cavalry arrives but he manages to feed McCarthy for the goal from 20m! (Q4 22:09)
8:25 to go and Brisbane is dominating the scoreboard but Port Adelaide still have time to turn it around. (Q4 23:11)
McInerney’s hard run gets him alone in the square for a long McStay ball from the HFF after great work by McCarthy on the wing, Oscar marks and goals! (Q4 24:09)
Houston intercepts a Gardiner rebound kick, gives and gets then runs around traffic and lets fly from 55m on a slight angle with a booming kick for a goal! (Q4 26:54)
McInerney clears from a secondary stoppage in the centre, Cameron is in front of Burton to juggle a mark 45m out on a slight angle, he’s been quiet tonight but sails that one home. (Q4 28:49)
5:03 to go and three kicks in it. Port have run out of legs to be honest, the injuries have piled up and got to them in the end. (Q4 29:29)
Ah Chee is pinged for deliberate OOB 45m out under a Rozee tackle, Powell-Pepper takes the free, Marshall roves but Rich rushes it. (Q4 31:11)
Answerth roves a Marshall contest to a Boak inside 50 kick and starts the rebound to repel a Port attack. Still time for the Power. (Q4 33:28)
Boak intercepts a rebound kick by Starcevich, he goes inboard and Houston tries his luck from 55m on a slight angle… flies into the left goalpost! (Q4 34:10)
Brisbane now playing a bit of tempo on members wing as the clock goes under 2:00 with two kicks in it. (Q4 34:57)
Boak is pinged for getting in the back of McCarthy after a stoppage on the Lions HFF, McCarthy lines up from 50m and takes his full allotment of time to miss. (Q4 35:54)
31 seconds on the kick in, that’s not enough time surely. (Q4 36:08)
Andrews gets a holding free in the centre to ice the game. (Q4 36:26)

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