Blog log from R6 of 2022: Port Adelaide vs West Coast

Cripps marks 35m out on the boundary and screws through the first goal of the evening after Kelly clears from the first centre bounce. (Q1 0:46)
Drew catches R3edden HTB on the wing, switches to Bonner who lays the pass on the right nipple of Georgiades 40m out on a slight angle, just beautiful. Georgiades misses. (Q1 11:21)
Finlayson beats Barrass to mark a Rozee pass one out 25m out on the flank, but misses. (Q1 13:45)
Three Port players have a raffle for a long ball to the pocket 20m out, Powell-Pepper wins but then drops the mark, Georgiades has time to mop up and snap the goal. (Q1 21:21)
Darling hits the post from a set shot from near the hotspot. (Q1 23:00)
Boak marks a Finlayson pass on the HFF and gives back to Finlayson who screws through a nice finish from 40m. (Q2 2:05)
Finlayson passes to Marshall 50m out on the flank, the goal umpire squats and watches the set shot sail over his peaked cap. (Q2 6:08)
Gray snaps his first goal from mid-range after Port dominates the next centre bounce through Rozee. (Q2 7:26)
Bonner receives from Boak on the HFF, runs to 45m and tries a checkside that doesn’t curl enough. (Q2 11:06)
Farrell threads the needle from the pocket with a rare bit of quality finishing in this game, the crowd lifts from its seats to applaud something other than dull tedium. (Q2 13:06)
Marshall leads to the hotspot for a Motlop pass to the hotspot after Port starts a convoy from half back on the rebound. He kicks goal number two. (Q2 14:46)
Marshall takes a circus trick one-handed mark in front of Witherden from a Rozee kick to the square, he plays on for goal number three. (Q2 17:44)
Naish passes to Kelly 35m out on the flank who misses. (Q2 19:56)
Finlayson draws a holding free on Hurn going for a Butters pass 40m out in front, but misses. (Q2 22:06)
Drew passes short to Amon 40m out on a slight angle who kicks his first goal. (Q2 24:46)
Houston hits the post with a ping from 55m. (Q2 29:09)
Dumont passes to Powell-Pepper 45m out on a slight angle who sprays OOTF. (Q2 30:07)
Darling tries a Daicos special from 15m but the ball refuses to turn and instead dribbles across the face. (Q2 31:32)
Langdon misses a snap from a pack near the hotspot to kick off second half junk time. (Q3 0:34)
Williams flies Disco Roach style to take a big pack grab on the back of Jonas 20m out on a slight angle, but he sprays it OOTF. (Q3 5:09)
Port goes coast to coast at speed, Rozee passes to Finlayson 40m out on a slight angle who kicks a goal with a drop punt. (Q3 6:09)
Kennedy misses a set shot from 40m on the flank. (Q3 8:54)
Nelson gives away a contact free to Marshall who had dropped a mark 45m out on a slight angle. Marshall misses. (Q3 11:19)
Kelly passes to the lead of Kennedy 40m out on a slight angle, he misses again. (Q3 16:44)
Butters chases a kick to grass on the HFF, pivots and goes inside with a dinky kick to Finlayson 40m out on a slight angle who goals. (Q3 17:42)
Georgiades marks a Bonner kick to 45m on a slight angle, he gives off to Burton who blazes OOTF. (Q3 20:49)
Boak gives Finlayson a Joe the Goose special. It’s a procession. (Q3 25:55)
Strnadica gives to Ryan who snaps wide from a pack in the pocket 20m out. (Q3 27:10)
Darling gathers a loose ball in the pocket and feeds Kennedy to goal from 15m out in front. (Q4 2:36)
Motlop marks in front of Witherden 35m out on the flank and doesn’t make the distance, no score. (Q4 6:12)
West Coast rebounds up the guts after Georgiades coughs the ball up by hand, Ryan kicks over two Port defenders to Darling near the hotspot who goals. (Q4 7:27)
Strnadica sends a high ball to the pocket where Bonner holds Ryan to give away a free 20m out. Ryan converts. (Q4 9:58)
West is pinged for timewasting to bring Powell-Pepper to 40m on a slight angle, his kick is short for no score. (Q4 14:07)
Finlayson boots his fifth goal after some tight pack work at close range. (Q4 15:25)
Drew gathers a Houston centring ball to CHF and feeds Wines for a running goal from 45m. (Q4 19:51)
Farrell mops up a kick clanger by Kelly on the rebound and goes to the flank 40m out for Marshall, he boots goal number four. (Q4 21:53)
Motlop feeds Powell-Pepper after a stoppage near the hotspot for a nice finish across the body off the right under pressure. (Q4 24:18)
Houston and Rozee catch Barrass HTB near the behind line, Houston gets the HTB free and goals. (Q4 26:10)
Marshall marks a Powell-Pepper kick to 30m on a slight angle for his fifth major. (Q4 28:53)
Strnadica misses an unlikely snap from the pocket. (Q4 31:00)
Barrass coughs the ball up under a double tackle, Motlop roves and bounces through some junk from 40m. (Q4 32:35)

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