Blog log from R8 of 2022: Carlton vs Adelaide

Martin marks a long Kennedy inside 50 kick in front of Brown in the pocket 25m out, his screwing set shot is narrow. (Q1 2:17)
Walker grubbers a centring ball from the pocket towards the hotspot, Hinge mops up and snaps wide off the left. (Q1 2:31)
Newman kicks OOTF on the rebound, long ball to the hotspot on the repeat inside 50, Reilly O’Brien provides the crumb and it’s Walker who crumbs and snaps the first goal. (Q1 4:15)
Himmelberg provides the contest to another long ball to the top of the square, Rachele is over the back to rove and checkside his first goal. (Q1 5:34)
Murphy turns the ball over by foot on the rebound to the centre, Docherty mops up and bombs long to McKay who draws a holding free on Butts 20m out on a slight angle, easy goal. (Q1 7:28)
Cripps marks on the HFF, judges the distance beyond him and passes inboard to Fisher 45m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q1 10:25)
Hately is pinged for some rather soft contact on the leading Cripps as they go for a Docherty ball to 35m on a slight angle, Cripps makes no mistake with the free kick. (Q1 14:00)
Cerra passes low and hard from the wing to Curnow 30m out on a slight angle, not much pressure on these inside 50 deliveries by Carlton. Curnow kicks truly. (Q1 15:47)
Gollant drops a mark 35m out near the boundary but gets an arm chop free on Young. He goes back a long way for the set shot, and shoots to the left. (Q1 23:34)
Cerra runs away from a stoppage in the centre and passes short to Owies 45m out in front, who runs in right and shoots left. (Q1 25:11)
Newnes snaps a nice goal from half forward after Walsh and Cripps work the footy out of a stoppage on the HFF. (Q2 2:47)
Curnow marks on the HFF, plays on and snaps from 50m, starts on line but drifts right for a point. (Q2 3:47)
After stripping Laird in a tackle, Cripps bangs a long one from the HFF, the ball lands just behind the goal line for another one! (Q2 5:17)
McAdam marks 40m out on a slight angle for his first goal, to the boos of the Blue fans due to his big Q1 clash with Boyd. (Q2 8:02)
Curnow marks at the hotspot despite a jumper tug by Frampton, he boots his second goal. (Q2 9:47)
McKay roves and gives to Curnow who kicks from the HFF, lands near the behind line where Lochie O’Brien marks and misses. (Q2 13:21)
McKay rucks and then roves at a ball up 40m out on the flank for another one for the Blues! (Q2 15:03)
Dawson kicks a long goal from HFF to minimal response from the home crowd, which would much rather see the Carlton juggernaut roll on. (Q2 18:03)
McAdam gives to Rachele in the pocket who hits the post from 25m. (Q2 19:17)
Frampton passes to Walker at the hotspot who converts. (Q2 22:20)
McAdam misses a set shot from deep in the pocket. (Q2 27:43)
Durdin passes to Curnow just inside 50m on a slight angle, he goals again. (Q2 29:35)
Butts is pinged for contact on McKay in a marking contest 45m out on a slight angle, another goal Carlton. It’s a bit of a procession. (Q2 31:39)
McKay hits the post from the pocket 20m out after contesting in ruck. (Q3 6:27)
Walsh passes from the wing to the boundary 40m out for Kennedy to mark on the lead and deliver a lovely finish with a drop punt. (Q3 8:30)
Carroll gives to Fisher who snaps off the left boot off a step from 30m on a slight angle, its’ a floater but it avoids the right goalpost for another one for Carlton. (Q3 11:15)
Walsh sharks a Hately handball at half forward, jinks away from Jones and gives to Carroll who blazes OOTF from 40m off the left. (Q3 13:18)
McAdam marks 30m out on the flank and tries a J-curve but he doesn’t make it bend, way right. (Q3 14:15)
The Blues almost go coast to coast, Newnes snaps wide from 25m on the flank. (Q3 14:47)
Fisher plays on to advantage for a snap on the run from 40m on the flank, that one sails through as well. (Q3 16:49)
Silvagni is the next to join the Blue goal cascade after marking a Lochie O’Brien pass deep in the pocket. (Q3 20:45)
Cripps feeds Silvagni for another one from the pocket, it’s officially over. (Q3 21:53)
Curnow marks a long Williams ball to 15m out over Doedee for another one, his fourth. (Q3 23:29)
Cerra kicks from the next bounce after a feed by Cripps, Curnow marks 45m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q3 25:15)
Rachele misses a snap from 30m on the flank and gets a Bronx cheer from the Blue faithful, a bit unfairly. (Q3 27:15)
McKay gets a pushing free on Frampton in the pocket 25m out and hits the post. (Q3 28:16)
Frampton gets a fairly soft contact free on Young in a marking contest near the hotspot for some garbage. (Q4 7:55)
Berry feeds Schoenberg to run through CHF for some junk from 45m. (Q4 10:10)
Young gives away another contact free to Frampton 30m out for some more smelly refuse. (Q4 11:55)
Walker marks 60m out and tries his luck with a snap to an empty goalsquare from the point of the centre square… bounces into the goalpost. (Q4 14:58)
McAdam takes a speccy on the back of Young 15m out for some more garbage. (Q4 20:50)
Curnow bounces through his fifth goal from near the hotspot. (Q4 23:41)
Cook snaps a very aromatic garbage time special in the last minute. (Q4 26:58)
Curnow roves a McKay contest at the hotspot for his sixth goal just before the final siren. (Full Time)

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