Blog log from R4 of 2022: Fremantle vs Western Sydney

Ryan is pinged for a hold on Himmelberg 20m out on a slight angle, he kicks the first goal of the evening. (Q1 4:17)
O’Driscoll has a flying snap from 45m near the boundary but misses. (Q1 5:37)
Brayshaw picks off Ward’s rebound kick to the centre in front of Whitfield who ran into the umpire, quick pass to Mundy 45m out in front who doesn’t score… Acres roves and goals! (Q1 6:58)
Credit to Colyer for the goal assist handball. (Q1 7:12)
Ward is on the last line but his pressured kick goes five yards to Frederick who kicks it over his head for a goal! Walters it was who provided the tackle. (Q1 9:37)
Keeffe kicks long from the wing to a big pack 35m out on a slight angle, somehow Hogan flies uncontested to mark… gets roundly booed by the home crowd and kicks the goal. (Q1 14:12)
Mundy starts a rebound from half back, Brodie almost stuffs it up but eventually Idun gives away a holding free to Taberner going for an Erasmus pass to 20m, who misses. (Q1 16:38)
Frederick gathers a loose footy in the back pocket but fumbles and gets stripped, Taranto gives to his man Idun who misses from 25m. (Q1 21:42)
Colyer gathers a pass to his bootlaces 40m out, draws a man then releases O’Driscoll who snaps the goal off the left, then points to the heavens to honour his Nan. (Q1 22:48)
Brodie passes short to Colyer who gets spoiled outside CHF, regathers and runs to 45m for a miss. (Q1 23:54)
Green tries a lairy handball at half back that goes to ground, Schultz hits the crumb and breaks a tackle but misses from 40m. (Q1 25:38)
Walters gets a pushing free against Ash at the foot of a marking contest 45m out on the flank, but misses. (Q1 27:38)
Switkowski misses a set shot from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 1:34)
Hogan marks a long inside 50 kick by Kelly from the HFF to the fat side pocket 25m out, Ryan beaten on that play, and boots his second goal. (Q2 4:50)
Himmelberg catches a stumbling Aish HTB 45m out in front and boots his second goal to give GWS the lead. (Q2 7:33)
Walters takes a contested grab at CHF from a Brodie speculator, he passes on to O’Driscoll 25m out on a slight angle who shanks for no score, terrible kick. (Q2 11:14)
Frederick hits the lead of Switkowski inside 50 on the end of a switch play started by Chapman, eventually another pass to O’Driscoll 40m out on the flank who kicks truly. (Q2 22:34)
Kelly roves a Clark fumble after a Peatling contest and restores GWS’s lead with a snap goal from 15m out. (Q2 24:51)
Acres passes to Schultz 20m out on the flank on the end of a long rebound with Colyer providing key link play. Schultz goals, lead changes again. (Q2 26:36)
Whitfield is pinged for contact on Walters before a marking contest 45m out on the flank, wasn’t looking at the ball so an easy decision. Son-Son misses after the HT siren. (Half Time)
Brodie handballs to no one at a stoppage in the Giants FP, Green roves and baulks clear for a fabulous finish from 35m! (Q3 6:48)
Ball in in the Giants FP, Darcy takes it out of ruck but his handball dribbles down to Green who checksides off a step from 20m for another big goal! (Q3 11:58)
Melee forms after that goal as Green accidentally punched Chapman, lot of fines paid after that. (Q3 12:13)
Colyer marks a Lobb kick 45m out in front after Riccardi is pinged for a push on Acres in that melee, and kicks truly to level the scores once again. (Q3 13:53)
Coniglio feeds Kelly for a flying snap from true CHF that swerves wide right. (Q3 14:18)
Lobb takes a strong contested mark despite a challenge by Taylor 20m out on a slight angle, he converts. (Q3 18:03)
A 50m penalty brings Acres from wing to 35m on a slight angle but he shanks OOTF. (Q3 21:13)
Aish roves a Chapman contest 40m out, two Giants close in and he shoots wide. (Q3 24:40)
O’Driscoll roves ahead of O’Halloran 30m out on the boundary, has a flying snap but it falls on the goal line to be touched through. (Q3 25:14)
O’Driscoll runs around the outer wing boundary again and goes long to Schultz who marks and misses from 35m. (Q3 26:04)
From the kick in, Ward marks at CHB and goes to CHF for Taranto, who passes to de Boer 25m out on the flank for a coast to coast goal. (Q3 27:09)
Ryan kicks blind from a stoppage in the BP but straight to Ward 40m out on the flank, who hooks for no score. (Q4 3:31)
Cumming gets a repeat inside 50 kick back to Ward 40m out near the boundary, this one is not as bad but still misses left. (Q4 4:21)
Schultz hits the crumb from a Colyer contest 45m out at full speed, rides a double challenge and gives back to Colyer for a huge goal from 30m! (Q4 12:16)
Brodie roves and reefs out a handball to Brayshaw who checksides off a step from 30m on the flank, another big goal to Fremantle to almost ice the game! (Q4 15:31)
Whitfield spoils a rebound kick and gives to O’Halloran who misses on the run from 45m on the flank. (Q4 18:14)
Hogan marks on the wing but the ump saw some contact on Young, Freo whips it upfield with Brodie kicks for grass for Switkowski to run onto and ram through another one! (Q4 19:36)
6:21 to go and GWS will need some supreme effort to pull this one out of the fire. (Q4 20:16)
Taranto gets a snap off across the body from 40m in front but it’s just wide right. (Q4 20:16)
Free kick against Taranto behind the wing plus 50m for gobbing off, Switkowski runs on and passes to Frederick 40m out on a slight angle… that’s the official sealer! (Q4 22:21)
Hill roves a Himmelberg contest 40m out but misses off the left. (Q4 24:20)
Colyer passes to Taberner 20m out in the pocket for some junk. (Q4 25:29)
Preuss looks nonplussed at a ruck free against him to Darcy at the top of the Freo goalsquare. Hodor has been quiet tonight, but he accepts this gift. (Q4 28:32)

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