Blog log from R6 of 2022: Essendon vs Collingwood

Adams passes short down the flank to Ginnivan 35m out, who tries a set shot snap which curls through for the first goal of the evening. (Q1 1:55)
Mihocek takes a circus trick catch of a mark on the boundary 30m out in a wrestle with Laverde, but shanks the set shot and it’s rushed. (Q1 4:34)
Wright marks a Martin pass 45m out on the flank but hits the post. (Q1 6:30)
Madgen goes to ground to allow Waterman to mark a Redman pass at the hotspot for the first goal for Essendon. (Q1 8:35)
Zerk-Thatcher fumbles at half back and there are three Pies who swoop, Kelly is caught HTB by Mihocek 40m out on a slight angle, he converts. (Q1 10:08)
Sidebottom turns the ball over by foot at half back, Heppell hits the lead of Stringer 30m out on the flank who misses. (Q1 13:50)
Josh Daicos kicks from a stoppage on the HFF, Mihocek and Laverde are one out, crumb falls at their feet and Mihocek manoeuvres for the soccer kick goal! (Q1 15:35)
McInnes picks up a bouncing Adams pass and rams through a behind from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 23:56)
Shiel is involved twice in a chain of handballs from wing to the pocket that ends with Stringer to screw through the goal. (Q1 24:44)
Perkins marks in between two Magpies 40m out on a slight angle, a lovely kick across half forward by Guelfi. The set shot is a peach. (Q2 4:03)
Ginnivan roves an Adams kick near the behind post, two Bombers tackle him but Laverde catches him high, second goal results for Ginnivan. (Q2 6:57)
Crips bounces through midfield, does a one-two with Lipinski, runs across the paint with another bounce and shoots from 40m… big goal! (Q2 9:19)
Baldwin gets a downfield free for contact by De Goey on Merrett off the ball, he misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 11:04)
Adams is pinged for a throw at half back, Parish passes to Wright 40m out on the flank who doesn’t score. (Q2 14:19)
Hobbs passes from the wing to the HFF for Parish to mark just inside 50m, who also doesn’t score. (Q2 16:20)
The Daicoses get involved on a switch play from members wing after a turnover, Grundy gives to Quaynor zoning up from defence to launch a howitzer from 55m for a goal! (Q2 18:19)
Shiel marks at half forward in an acre of space but chooses to pass short to Perkins near the hotspot, good decision as the set shot is fine. (Q2 19:49)
Draper roves a big pack in the centre, spins and kicks to the flank 40m out for Waterman to lead onto and mark, but he misses. (Q2 21:55)
Guelfi misses a checkside off a step from the hotspot after Moore drops a defensive mark, really could have used a working left foot there. (Q2 24:04)
Stringer marks a McGrath pass on the lead on the boundary 35m out, but misses near side right. (Q2 26:04)
Perkins takes a contested mark on the wing over Crisp and goes quick and long to the hotspot where Stringer marks over Quaynor for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 3:26)
Collingwood try running the ball out of defence after a bit of kick to kick, it works out as McCreery feeds Mihocek to snap his third goal from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 8:07)
Hobbs misses everything with a quick snap after Waterman brings a ball to ground near the hotspot. (Q3 11:32)
Caldwell kicks long from the HFF to the corridor, Sidebottom comes across in front of Waterman but doesn’t stop the mark. Waterman converts from 35m. (Q3 14:58)
Guelfi catches De Goey HTB on the flank 45m out with a nice chicken wing tackle, his set shot from Dom Sheed’s pocket is a beauty, Dons hit the lead! (Q3 17:35)
Cameron marks 40m out on the flank and shoots across the face. (Q3 19:13)
McCreery has his snap smothered at a stoppage 30m out, lands at the top of the square, crumb falls perfectly for Ginnivan to goal, Collingwood regains the lead! (Q3 22:43)
Draper roves on the wing, fends off Quaynor with a big right hand and bombs from 60m but it dribbles wide for a point. (Q3 24:02)
Waterman intercepts a Noble kick from the back pocket to 30m on a slight angle, he boots goal number three, Dons in front again. (Q3 24:53)
Noble, looking for redemption, runs through midfield and passes low and hard to Ginnivan just inside 50m on a slight angle, who kicks truly! (Q3 26:23)
Redman runs around the outer wing to the HFF and goes to the pocket for Guelfi 25m out, who squeezes in the set shot for the first lead change of Q4. (Q4 1:49)
Mihocek marks over Zerk-Thatcher 25m out on the flank on the end of a hook lead, he steers through his fourth goal, Pies in front. (Q4 4:12)
Quaynor runs through midfield and passes to the lead of Ginnivan 40m out on the flank, who is shooting for goal number five… it’s good! (Q4 6:47)
Pendlebury bombs long from the next centre bounce, McInnes fumbles the crumb but the ball bounces back to him and he grubbers it home from 15m! (Q4 8:12)
Wright blocks Moore but gets a lucky free 45m out on the flank, the set shot is a peach, Bombers still in touch. (Q4 11:47)
Cameron dives on a loose footy 40m out on the flank and gets caught high by Kelly, he is called to play on and slots the big goal! (Q4 13:27)
Noble rushes a Perkins snap from half forward that lands in the square. (Q4 15:07)
Cox marks on the HFF and gives off to Stringer for the snap, which lands in the square and is off Grundy’s hands for a point. (Q4 16:45)
Kelly is claimed HTB by Grundy on the Essendon HBF, who passes to Adams 45m out on a slight angle… massive goal! (Q4 18:27)
Merrett passes to Stringer near the boundary 40m out. Last chance for the Dons… he threads it! (Q4 21:42)
Grundy outmarks Hind on the wing, then Hind encroaches to bring the mark to 40m on a slight angle. The Collingwood ruckman takes his full measure of time to goal! (Q4 24:42)
Hind hits Waterman leading out of the square to 30m on a slight angle. Waterman rushes the set shot and kicks it. 3:44 to go, two kicks in it again. (Q4 27:07)

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