Blog log from R5 of 2022: West Coast vs Sydney

Reid takes a contested grab in a big pack just inside 50m on the flank but misses. (Q1 1:17)
Rowbottom passes to Ronke just inside 50m on a slight angle who also misses to the right. (Q1 1:58)
Ronke roves on the HFF, jinks onto his left and screws a snap around the corner into the post off his left from 35m. (Q1 3:52)
Lloyd sends a long, high speculator from the HFF to the hotspot on a slow play, McLean makes it look good with a big clunk in front of the pack for the first goal. (Q1 10:17)
Ronke screws through a snap from the pocket 25m out after the Eagles yet again fail to hit a target on the rebound. (Q1 13:32)
McLean is on the end of a loose man play up the guts but drops the mark and the Eagles pounce to rebound. (Q1 18:02)
McLean is on the end of another free-flowing move through midfield, this time he marks at the hotspot and goes back for the set shot, which he converts. (Q1 20:03)
McDonald delivers a lovely snap on the run from 50m on a slight angle for his first goal. (Q1 22:49)
McLean fights on at ground level after Rowbottom clears from the centre towards the hotspot, he gives out to McDonald for another snap goal. (Q1 24:18)
Bell rolls through the first goal of Q2 from the hotspot after roving the first centre clearance by Mills. (Q2 0:36)
That goal was actually a volley, outrageous but everything is coming up Sydney at the moment. (Q2 0:56)
Rowbottom to Parker to Hayward out the front of the next bounce, snaps goes wide from 45m. (Q2 1:29)
McLean draws a front-on contact free on Barrass going for a Hayward long ball to the pocket 20m out. His checkside is narrow. (Q2 4:06)
Heeney flies over an outpositioned Foley to mark a Ronke long ball to the top of the square, he joins the party with his first goal. (Q2 5:56)
Gulden saunters to 40m on the flank under no pressure and sprays a snap. (Q2 8:21)
Parker snaps from a stoppage at the hotspot but it’s called touched off the boot for a point. (Q2 10:56)
Ronke roves his own contest at half forward and gives to Warner who chips a goal from 45m on a slight angle. (Q2 14:54)
Ryan finally gets something on the board for West Coast, his first goal after a slightly soft pushing free on Rampe in front of a pack 25m out on a slight angle. (Q2 17:51)
Ladhams snaps a nice finish with a checkside from 40m on a slight angle and gets swamped by his teammates, after some brutal frontal pressure on Yeo to cough up a ground ball. (Q2 20:56)
Mills passes across CHF to McInerney on the fat side 45m out on a slight angle, who kicks into the man on the mark and no score results. (Q2 23:22)
Reid passes to McInerney deep in the pocket 30m out who slots the goal from a tight angle. (Q2 26:52)
The Eagles get a rare centre clearance engineered by Nelson through Williams, Kennedy roves and goals from close range. (Q2 28:23)
Parker receives from Ronke forward of a pack at half forward and passes short to Heeney 30m out on the flank, who misses with a screwing set shot that didn’t curl. (Q2 30:37)
Witherden spoils Heeney at half back and starts a rebound up members wing that ends with Kennedy marking behind Tom McCartin 30m out, who misses. (Q3 7:30)
Redden picks off Lloyd’s rebound kick up the corridor to 45m, in front of Cunningham. He kicks the goal to give the remaining home fans something to cheer. (Q3 8:35)
Hayward passes to Parker to mark in front of Yeo deep in the pocket 30m out following the next centre bounce, the set shot is a peach. (Q3 9:55)
Bell misses a snap from half forward. (Q3 11:43)
Ryan converts a set shot from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 13:41)
Shuey catches Heeney HTB in a pack in the pocket, he centres to Naish 40m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q3 15:56)
Langdon mows down Blakey trying to run from defence, he takes the HTB free at the hotspot and tugs it left for a disappointing behind. (Q3 17:26)
McInerney misses a free kick from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 22:07)
Kelly hits the lead of Kennedy after the centre bounce, a traditional Eagle play that has been sorely lacking today. Kennedy shoots from 45m on a slight angle, and goals. (Q4 0:30)
Heeney marks a Mills pass on the lead in front of Witherden 25m out on the flank but misses to the right. (Q4 4:30)
Williams converts a set shot from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 7:00)
Blakey passes to Parker at half forward then runs to receive in space, he waltzes to 50m on a slight angle for a champagne footy goal. (Q4 8:58)
Heeney roves a McDonald contest 30m out on the flank and bounces through a quality left-foot finish under pressure. (Q4 13:01)
Gulden hits the square with a kick from half forward, Williams spoils but McDonald sets up Hayward for a junk time special from the pocket 15m out. (Q4 15:29)
Bell strips Shuey in a tackle at half forward, Hayward kicks to the hotspot where Heeney flies over two Eagles to mark and boot his third goal. (Q4 17:00)
Hayward is over the back to mark a long McDonald kick to 20m out in front after a quick rebound around outer wing for his second goal. (Q4 19:37)
Darling takes the free from a Paddy McCartin throw 45m out on a slight angle for some garbage. (Q4 21:25)
Barrass can’t intercept a Gulden kick to the square and Parker accepts the crumb for an easy goal. (Q4 22:34)
Gulden passes over big traffic at half forward to Warner in space 25m out on a slight angle, who kicks truly. (Q4 28:26)
Cripps snaps a goal from 45m in front as a consolation prize in his milestone game. (Q4 29:34)
Tom McCartin spoils at the hotspot towards the pocket but Ryan is there to rove and goal. (Q4 30:57)
Williams feeds Yeo to run to 45m on a slight angle and checkside wide. (Q4 32:01)

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