Blog log from R3 of 2022: Brisbane vs North Melbourne

Lyons takes a free in the centre for a throw by Xerri, he gives to Daniher who baulks and shoots off his left from 60m on a slight angle… it sails through for the first goal! (Q1 1:13)
Young passes to Stephenson on the boundary 35m out, whose set shot is short and rushed. (Q1 2:39)
Cameron centres from the pocket, the ball bounces through Lyons’ legs to McCarthy who spins and snaps the goal from the hotspot. (Q1 4:19)
Lyons passes to Bailey 25m out on a slight angle to mark in front of Hall and open his account with a goal. (Q1 5:32)
Bailey passes to McCarthy over the back of Ziebell 20m out in the pocket for another one. Bit easy for the Lions against the undermanned Roos in midfield. (Q1 8:22)
McCarthy intercepts a blind kick from defence by Walker to 45m on the flank, he misses. (Q1 13:59)
McCluggage roves a Daniher contest, fends off Young and gives outside to Berry who snaps wide from 35m. (Q1 15:44)
Powell passes to Taylor at half forward who has Hall zooming past to slam through a snap from 40m. (Q1 17:31)
Taylor marks a Goldstein pass at half forward and snaps from 45m on a slight angle as he’s bumped… just wide left. (Q1 19:19)
Young passes to Larkey in the pocket 25m out who threads the needle for his first major. (Q1 20:38)
Fort taps a bouncing inside 50 kick by Bailey to Lyons who finishes from the hotspot. (Q1 22:16)
Bailey gets a set shot from 25m on the flank which he steers through. Normal service has been resumed, after two Roo goals. (Q1 25:03)
Fort contests an inside 50 bomb by Adams 30m out, the crumb falls nicely for Robinson who snaps across the body from 40m for a popular goal among the home fans. (Q1 28:00)
Cameron gives the home crowd something to cheer after two Roos fall over chasing him in the pocket, he screws through the goal over his shoulder from 25m. (Q2 3:12)
Turner checksides wide from a stoppage at the hotspot, needed a left foot there. (Q2 5:40)
The Lions go coast to coast from the Rich kick in via Daniher on members wing, long ball to the hotspot for McCarthy to mark and goal with ease. (Q2 6:37)
Rayner slips over in midfield in possession, but has time to steady and pass to the lead of Cameron 40m out in the corridor who boots goal number two. (Q2 9:23)
Neale to Fort for the next long kick from the centre, it’s a tumbler but advantages Cameron to mark near the hotspot for a miss. Bit of a procession, this. (Q2 10:58)
Corr kicks OOTF under pressure 40m out, Cameron takes the free and hits the post. (Q2 13:38)
Adams intercepts a long rebound kick to the centre and sends it back quick and low to the hotspot where McCarthy marks and goals. (Q2 14:12)
Daniher marks a Lyons pass 45m out near the boundary. Joe’s sort of range, tough angle though… OOTF. (Q2 17:03)
Powell catches Answerth HTB at a stoppage 45m out on the flank and kicks straight as a die. (Q2 18:58)
Berry is pinged for striking Larkey off the ball while Brisbane is in possession, plus a cheap 50m penalty to gift Larkey the goal from the line. (Q2 21:38)
Corr is in the square to touch through a long Rayner snap from midfield. (Q2 22:59)
Taylor roves on the HFF and tries a snap off a few steps from 40m, tight angle but he sneaks it inside the near goalpost for a nice finish. (Q2 27:38)
Fort takes a contested grab over two sprawling Kangas at the top of the square, keeps his feet and waltzes into the open goal to kick off second half garbage time. (Q3 1:07)
Rayner misses a mid-range snap. (Q3 2:17)
Daniher marks a Neale pass 45m out on a slight angle and converts. (Q3 3:12)
Zurhaar snaps OOTF from half forward. (Q3 4:17)
Goldstein snaps a rare goal from open play loping up the corridor to 40m, after a give from Zurhaar. (Q3 5:52)
Zurhaar is down for a crumb 45m out on the flank, he turns and grubbers it across the face. (Q3 7:08)
McStay passes to the lead of Cameron near the hotspot who hits the post. (Q3 8:27)
Cameron jumps over Hall to clunk a long Daniher pass to the pocket 30m out, his screwing set shot is narrow. (Q3 10:05)
Cockatoo roves a Simpkin fumble at the hotspot but snaps wide over his shoulder. (Q3 12:27)
McStay roves a Fort contest at the hotspot and strolls into the open goal. (Q3 13:48)
Larkey marks just outside the hotspot for a miss. (Q3 15:51)
McStay snaps across the face from 25m on the flank. (Q3 19:50)
Zorko intercepts the Ziebell kick in to the centre and goes back to Cameron who marks over Ziebell 25m out on a slight angle, plays on and misses. (Q3 20:27)
Zorko hits the lead of Cameron 40m out near the boundary in front of the hapless McDonald. Charlie misses again. (Q3 24:28)
Bailey snaps the first goal of meaningless Q4 action from near the behind post. (Q4 0:28)
Lyons sails through a snap from half forward, crowd gives him a gentle round of applause like it’s an afternoon at the dressage. Fairly bruise-free this game. (Q4 4:42)
Daniher marks a long kick by Cockatoo to the square for another one. (Q4 5:40)
McCluggage gets out the slide rule for a fabulous pass from the wing to the hotspot for Cockatoo to mark and goal. (Q4 7:33)
Brisbane are like the boy at the show, taking pot shots at the ducks in a row. Not a whole lot of discipline on either side, this is classic junk time. (Q4 15:28)
Bonar is pinged for contact from behind on McInerney 20m out on a slight angle, Oscar takes the low punch for the goal. (Q4 16:13)
McCarthy marks a Berry pass 40m out in front for his fifth goal, a personal best. (Q4 18:44)
Lyons passes to Daniher 45m out who tries an inboard pass that doesn’t work, no score results. (Q4 22:14)
Cameron marks in the pocket and centres for Rayner 40m out on a slight angle, who flushes the right goalpost. (Q4 22:58)
Polec caps off an anonymous night with a cheap goal from a pack 40m out on the flank. (Q4 27:03)
Ziebell is stripped of the footy near the hotspot, Bailey roves and goals. (Q4 28:24)
Cockatoo gives to Ah Chee for some junk from the hotspot to push the lead into three digits. (Q4 29:46)
Neale passes to McStay 40m out near the boundary for another one. (Q4 31:13)
Ah Chee feeds Bailey for a snap around the corner from 35m that curls too far. (Q4 33:00)

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