Blog log from R4 of 2022: Collingwood vs West Coast

Redden spots Ryan in the pocket 20m out. He runs around but his kick falls short and is eventually rushed over by Noble (Q1 2:12)
Eagles take the advantage and Waterman sends it deep to Ryan who marks uncontested. He runs on, sees off Howe and slams it through for the first goal of the game! (Q1 8:46)
Quaynor takes a running shot from 50m out on a HFF, and Mihocek marks it on the goal line. He runs around but the kick is a bad one and it goes OOTF (Q1 10:37)
Langdon poaches a Dixon mark and plays on quickly to find Waterman 45m out on an angle, but the kick stays left for a behind (Q1 14:59)
Redden gives away a 50 meter penalty that ends up looking like 75m to the delight of Pendlebury. He takes the set shot 40m out on an angle, but the ball hits the post (Q1 18:12)
Crisp ends up with the ball after a stoppage and drills it in the Henry direction who marks 30m out on a slight angle. He guides the ball home and the Pies have their first! (Q1 20:32)
Redden shovels out a handball under pressure which rolls its way to the boundary and is called deliberate. McInnes takes the shot on the boundary, but can only manage a behind (Q1 23:42)
Rioli juggles a mark 40m out on an angle and his set shot goes through the middle for the Eagles’ second (Q1 26:09)
Wilson spots Josh Daicos who in turn spots Cameron who takes the mark 20m out on a slight angle. His set shot is abysmal though and it’s just a behind (Q2 2:12)
Ryan sees Langdon by himself inside 50 and goes in that direction. He hangs onto the mark 47m out in front and kicks truly! (Q2 3:09)
The Eagles swarm forward and Liam Ryan ends up by himself 50m out on a HFF. He keeps the eyes low and passes to Edwards 40m out in front. He kicks straight for his first AFL goal! (Q2 6:49)
Henry skies a ball off the ground and Hoskin-Elliot takes a brave mark 35m out on a slight angle. The kick is good and the Pies get one back! (Q2 8:18)
Ginnivan draws a high contact free on Naitinui 25m out with the smallest of angles. Enough of an angle to run around it seems, but the kick is good and the lead is back to 5 points (Q2 13:10)
Henry scrambles a ball out of a stoppage near goal, but the ball is high and off target for a minor score (Q2 15:06)
Josh Daicos ends up with the ball in the forward pocket. In typical Daicos fashion he swings around and snaps a brilliant goal! (Q2 17:22)
Naish receives a free kick 40m out in front. He goes back and calmly slots it for his first goal as an Eagle! (Q2 18:55)
Seeking to one up his brother, Nick Daicos sends a kick goal-ward from 45m out on the boundary. It looks good, but is touched over the line (Q2 19:51)
Naish pops up a short pass to Kennedy who marks 35m out right on the boundary. The kick is never in doubt as Kennedy runs around and slots it! (Q2 22:15)
Crisp sends a neat kick towards Wilson who drops it, scoops it up and then slams it onto the boot for his first AFL goal! (Q2 27:41)
Josh Daicos marks and sends the ball to the square, but the ball spills out and over for a behind (Q2 28:55)
Ginnivan receives the ball and sends a high kick towards the pack where Mihocek takes a strong mark. He lines up 30m out in front and kicks an unconvincing goal (Q2 31:21)
Langdon spots Ryan one on one and kicks it deep. Ryan wins the contest before going back and slotting another goal in quick fashion! (Q2 31:56)
A Pies attack inspired by a McInnes smother bears fruit as Mihocek crumbs an Elliot entry and dishes off to Cameron who sends the ball into the stands for a goal! (Q3 2:09)
Nelson is pinged for incorrect disposal and it’s Josh Daicos who lines up from 50m out on a slight angle. The kick is smothered and play continues (Q3 5:33)
Nick Daicos is caught high amid umpire confusion, he passes to Crisp who goes back from 50m out but the ball is knocked over the line (Q3 10:09)
Some scrappy play takes place in the Collingwood 50. Eventually it’s Ginnivan who takes the shot but he kicks a behind (Q3 11:06)
Elliot dishes off to Wilson who ignores other options and thumps the ball from 50, kicking it wide in the process for no score. (Q3 13:11)
Ginnivan receives a free for holding, and Rioli compounds the issue by giving away a 50m penalty to make sure of it. Ginnivan goals (Q3 15:15)
Maynard marks on the 50 and loads up, but the kick doesn’t have the legs, and is rushed over (Q3 17:30)
Kennedy marks 50m out on an angle. Distance no issue for Kennedy in his old age as he slots it as usual (Q3 20:30)
Rioli receives a free kick for a push right on the outside goalpost. He runs around and repays the earlier error to cut the lead to 1! (Q3 22:27)
Nick Daicos sends a neat kick towards Ginnivan who marks 30m out on the boundary. The kick is too straight and ends up left for a behind (Q3 24:40)
A shocking Hurn kick is cut off by Nick Daicos 55m out. He dishes off to a running Maynard who bombs it forward and it soars through the middle! (Q3 26:50)
Cameron coughs up a 50m penalty allowing Foley to kick from 35m out. The kick was always right and ends in a behind (Q3 30:14)
Howe is drawn to the Pendlebury/Rioli tussle, and Rioli dishes off a handpass to Kennedy, who turns around and snaps his third! (3 Qtr Time)
Wilson sends a kick inside 50 to Cameron but it’s Mihocek who streams in and takes a powerful grab over the top. The kick does not befit the mark though, for a minor score (3 Qtr Time)
Darling takes a strong pack mark 20m out on an angle and kicks true to put the Eagles in front! (3 Qtr Time)
Henry sends a ball to the top of the 50 where Mihocek takes a magnificent mark using McGovern as a stepladder! The distance is too much though and the ball is rushed over the line (Q4 17:21)
Bianco skies a rushed kick which travels to the goal line where Mihocek takes a strong mark while crashing into the post. He goes back and puts the Pies in front! (Q4 18:37)
Naitinui bombs the ball forward and Rioli scoops up the mark 35m out on a slight angle. He goes back and kicks smoothly to take the lead once more! (Q4 21:02)
Waterman ends up with the ball 35m out in front, he turns, he snaps, he goals! Eagles by 8! (Q4 23:52)
3 minutes left and we have a stoppage in the Eagles forward 50. (Q4 24:39)
Redden extracts the ball from said stoppage and manages to squeeze a kick to the diving Jack Darling 15m out on a sharp angle. He goes for the drop punt and kicks true! (Q4 26:02)
Lipinski caught HTB in the centre square with 2 minutes remaining. Eagles begin the possession game. (Q4 27:21)
Crisp receives a 50 for holding after disposing, dishes off to Maynard quick who pumps it long where Waterman is waiting to see off the threat and receive a free. (Q4 29:01)
Crisp sends the ball to the top of the square but the ball spills in the pack and is rushed over the line. 10 seconds left (Full Time)

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