Blog log from R8 of 2022: Western Sydney vs Geelong

Hamilton mows down Close at half back to stop what looked a certain score.
Dangerfield passes to the lead of Cameron in front of Keeffe on the boundary 45m out, Jezza screws in a fabulous finish off the left for the first goal of the evening. (Q1 2:28)
Stengle coughs the ball up by hand at half back to Hill who passes to Hogan deep in the pocket 30m out, Hogan kicks narrow. (Q1 6:02)
Duncan feeds O’Connor who misses from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 8:17)
Narkle feeds Close to run from the HFF to 35m and sneak his snap inside the right goalpost. (Q1 15:59)
Whitfield gets the ball inside 50 to the hotspot after roving a stoppage, Hogan gets a contact free on Kolodjashnij 30m out on a slight angle and goals. (Q1 18:53)
Cameron marks 45m out near the boundary and repeats the dose from earlier in the quarter for his second goal. (Q1 21:48)
Cameron marks an Evans pass easily 45m out on a slight angle on the end of a flowing move through midfield. Of course, he misses the easy one. (Q1 23:53)
Kennedy passes short to Whitfield 35m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 24:47)
Cameron is the rover for a Hawkins contest in the pocket, he snaps his third goal of Q1 off the left and holds his arm up in triumph. (Q1 27:22)
Preuss gifts the ball on a platter to Greene from a stoppage 30m out, he baulks and goals from 15m. (Q1 29:17)
Green drops an intercept mark on the HBF, Hawkins roves and feeds Narkle whose snap wobbles wide from 30m in the pocket. (Q2 2:15)
Greene flies to juggle the mark from a long Preuss speculator from the wing to the hotspot. His set shot is a low stab, but good enough for his second goal. (Q2 5:53)
Hill misses a snap from deep in the pocket. (Q2 7:12)
After connecting behind the wing and receiving back from Dunca, Cameron passes to Close leading to 45m in the corridor who misses. (Q2 11:54)
Smith hits the post with a snap from the pocket. (Q2 15:10)
Preuss marks on the HFF and gives off to Cumming who blazes wide. (Q2 17:55)
Hawkins marks strongly in front of Keeffe from a Cam Guthrie inside 50 kick to 30m on a slight angle, but misses. (Q2 19:27)
A Miers snap from the HFF lands in the square for Stengle to volley home ahead of Taylor. (Q2 21:10)
Hawkins marks on the boundary 15m out and screws through his first goal. (Q2 22:54)
Greene marks 50m out on a slight angle, plays on and misses under Dangerfield pressure. (Q3 6:36)
Hogan rises in the middle of a big pack at the hotspot to clunk a long, high ball by Callaghan… but misses a soda. (Q3 9:22)
Cameron marks a Stengle pass on the lead 45m out on a slight angle, nothing Taylor could do about that. His set shot is well wide right. (Q3 11:42)
Hill strips Stewart in a tackle in the pocket then Stewart slings him high in a tackle to give away the free. Hill doesn’t score from 40m. (Q3 13:12)
Idun is pinged for deliberate OOB chasing a loose footy against Smith, Stengle takes the free 15m out and screws through the goal. (Q3 14:50)
Narkle bounces twice up members wing and passes to Cameron to mark in front of Taylor 35m out on the flank, play on and boot his fourth goal. GWS ain’t winning this one. (Q3 17:11)
Smith misses from half forward. Geelong doing as they like now. (Q3 19:27)
Hogan marks a Ward kick 25m out on a slight angle, plays on and hits the top of the right goalpost. (Q3 21:36)
Stengle does a one-two with Duncan in the pocket and snaps wide from 25m. (Q3 24:35)
Taranto feeds Green for a running snap from 40m on a slight angle but it flies wide left. (Q3 27:36)
Hogan passes to Himmelberg 45m out on the flank who converts to give GWS the faintest sniff early in Q4. (Q4 2:59)
When Zach Guthrie is kicking goals on you, you’re not going to have a good time. He beats Idun to a Kelly scrubber and goals on the run from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 6:03)
Parfitt misses a long set shot. (Q4 8:43)
Dangerfield passes to Hawkins deep in the pocket 25m out who misses. (Q4 12:18)
Cameron gets a contact free on Taylor in the pocket for his fifth goal. (Q4 14:39)
Narkle marks a Cam Guthrie pass 45m out on a slight angle for a miss. (Q4 19:03)
Stengle boots his third goal from a set shot 45m out on the flank, impressively. (Q4 21:30)
Tuohy feeds Narkle for a running goal from the flank 30m out. (Q4 24:39)

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