Blog log from R5 of 2022: Adelaide vs Richmond

Balta marks a high speculator to the hotspot over Frampton with Lynch providing a distraction, he boots the first goal of the evening. (Q1 3:24)
The goal assist kick came from Nankervis after a stoppage on the HFF. (Q1 3:59)
Dawson is pinged for a rather soft hold on Lynch going for a speculator to the hotspot, who converts. (Q1 7:24)
Edwards scythes through midfield with an easy run then delivers a pass onto the right nipple of Lynch leading to 40m on the flank, who misses. (Q1 7:54)
Rachele bounces through midfield forward of the centre and passes to the lead of Walker 40m out on the flank, who kicks truly much to the delight of the home crowd. (Q1 12:16)
McAdam bounces a behind from the pocket 30m out after Keays catches Castagna HTB on the wing. (Q1 14:00)
Crouch gives outside to Laird on his own 35m out near the boundary, has no obvious targets inside go goes himself off a step… and slots it! (Q1 19:29)
After a Frampton clanger on the HFF, Bolton sets up Castagna to run from the pack, baulk onto his right and snap a goal from near the hotspot. (Q1 25:59)
McHenry roves on the HFF and gives to Walker who bounces through his second goal from 40m on a slight angle, eliciting another big roar from the ravenous faithful. (Q1 28:25)
McAdam marks outside CHF after the next centre bounce and goes to the flank for Walker to mark in front of Broad 35m out. QT siren sounds, Tex slots his third! (Q1 30:17)
Nankervis catches Walker high at a stoppage 30m out on a slight angle. Tex shoots for goal number four… crowd tells the story, and it has a happy ending! (Q2 1:23)
Crouch is held after disposal by Edwards 45m out, he gives off to Dawson who tumbles a kick to the square and it’s off hands for a point. (Q2 4:54)
Balta takes an impressive contested grab from a Cotchin kick in between Doedee and O’Brien, but misses from 30m on a slight angle. (Q2 8:23)
Laird passes to McAdam leading to 40m on the flank who converts. (Q2 11:23)
Vlastuin passes hard and low from midfield to Castagna in the pocket 20m out, who plays on and screws it home. (Q2 14:38)
Himmelberg marks 50m out on a slight angle, saunters back to the mark and casually delivers a howitzer in old Tex Walker style for another one for Adelaide! (Q2 17:43)
Riewoldt bounces a long snap wide from 55m on a slight angle after Berry coughs the ball up by hand in the centre. (Q2 19:04)
Himmelberg juggles a mark in front of Tarrant next to the hotspot for another one. Adelaide running away from the Tigers at this point. (Q2 21:09)
After a 50m penalty against Walker to clear Richmond’s defence, Prestia passes to Cotchin 40m out in front for a much-needed goal. (Q2 24:18)
Rioli passes to the pocket for Parker to mark 25m out who shoots across the face. (Q2 26:19)
Parker passes to Riewoldt 20m out on a slight angle after Edwards takes a key link mark through the centre. Riewoldt has had a quiet day, but converts this. (Q2 27:54)
Murphy wins a hard footy at half forward and kicks to the hotspot for McHenry to mark on the lead and goal. (Q2 29:39)
Walker marks a long Rachele kick over Tarrant 30m out in the pocket, he kicks as the HT siren sounds for a miss and doesn’t even get the point paid to him. (Q2 32:56)
Rioli is pinged for timewasting to bring Walker ot half forward, he kicks to the pocket where Himmelberg squeezes through a goal over Tarrant… or does he? Yes, on review. (Q3 2:32)
After Prestia catches Berry HTB at the bounce, Lynch marks 30m out on the flank and misses. (Q3 4:22)
Edwards roves a Lynch contest at the hotspot and delivers a sensational snap over his left shoulder for a quality crumbing goal. (Q3 6:47)
Parker roves a long ball to the hotspot, could have gone himself but gives to Baker who bounces it through from 20m on the flank! (Q3 8:47)
Doedee touches through a bouncing Bolton snap from the hotspot. (Q3 9:51)
Doedee roves at his defensive goalsquare but fumbles and falls over, Riewoldt fumbles the footy onto his left boot and it skids inside the right goalpost for a freak goal! (Q3 11:02)
Keays misses a low-percentage snap under pressure from the boundary 30m out. (Q3 11:49)
Dow tumbles a kick to a pack 40m out on the flank, Baker is front and centre to rove and slam through another one off the left, Richmond hits the lead! (Q3 14:13)
O’Brien takes a big pack mark 30m out on a slight angle, plenty of big blokes there but he was the tallest. ROB kicks truly, lead back with Adelaide. (Q3 16:07)
Riewoldt marks 50m out on a slight angle, his set shot starts left, swings right but not right enough, into the post. (Q3 17:48)
Walker bounces through goal number five from a stoppage 40m out on a slight angle, crowd roars as it clears the contest in the square with a bit of luck! (Q3 22:08)
McAdam kicks to the square from a pack at half forward, Miller is one out with Himmelberg but gives away a contact free playing from behind, Himmelberg converts. (Q3 24:03)
Prestia roves at half forward and gives to Parker who breaks two tackles but shoots wide with a checkside from near the hotspot, off balance. (Q3 29:36)
Short kicks long off a step from the HFF but it’s through hands on the behind line for a point. (Q3 32:06)
Broad beats McAdam to start a rebound around outer wing, Castagna gets a 50m penalty to bring him from wing to HFF but he shoots OOTF. (Q3 33:19)
Himmelberg gives to Rachele who bounces a snap wide from the hotspot after the first centre bounce of Q4. (Q4 0:31)
Himmelberg centres from the HFF to Rachele 45m out on a slight angle. Rachele has had a quiet day but that’s an important goal. (Q4 3:40)
Sholl gives to Rachele who has a moment to measure a snap off a step from 40m on the flank… curls into the post. (Q4 5:10)
Sholl passes short to Laird 45m out on the flank, he gives off to Walker who has to baulk and shoots wide. (Q4 6:26)
Tarrant touches through a bouncing snap from Crouch from deep in the pocket. (Q4 8:02)
Ross ducks his head in to a Himmelberg tackle and gets pinged HTB. Himmelberg shoots from 35m on the flank but it’s well wide right. (Q4 9:31)
Lynch beats two on the ground at half forward to feed Baker who has a moment but chooses to give to Castagna who blazes OOTF from the hotspot. (Q4 13:02)
Crows playing a bit of tempo as Richmond are almost out of tickets. (Q4 16:01)
Rachele marks in the pocket 25m out after Berry catches Bolton HTB at half forward and the Crows swarm on the advantage play. Rachele puts a full stop, second goal. (Q4 16:56)
Lynch busts a pack with a pack grab 35m out on a slight angle, Butts sat on his butt beside him. He kicks truly but it’s too late with 5:40 to play. (Q4 19:02)
Nankervis kicks forward after the next centre bounce, Dow roves and baulks then feeds Graham to snap the goal from 20m in front! (Q4 20:30)
5:16 to go and four kicks in it. Surely not. (Q4 21:01)

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