Blog log from R10 of 2022: Geelong vs Port Adelaide

Rohan gathers a bouncing ball 25m out on the flank ahead of Burton, jinks and snaps but the ball lands on the goal line to be rushed. (Q1 2:11)
Parfitt tumbles a kick from a stoppage on the HFF towards the square but it’s off the hands of Clurey for a point. (Q1 8:06)
Gray roves a Finlayson contest at the hotspot and gives back to the ex-Giant who burns a pretty easy snap under less pressure than he thought he was under. (Q1 14:47)
Farrell keeps his feet in a contest with Close on the wing to butter up and pass to Motlop 45m out on the flank. Set shot lands near the behind post, Finlayson roves and goals! (Q1 17:34)
Stewart is pinged for a push in ruck on the back of Hayes, quick give off to Farrell who threads the snap from 50m on the flank! (Q1 19:20)
Aliir is pinged for a hold on Cameron 30m out on a slight angle going for a Cam Guthrie long ball, Jezza just avoids the left goalpost for the opener for Geelong. (Q1 24:01)
Duncan roves a Tuohy kick to the top of the square after a Dangerfield centre clearance, he feeds Close for the goal. (Q1 25:11)
Close roves in the square with a man on his hammer and tries a circus trick snap over his shoulder but fluffs it, easily rushed. (Q1 29:19)
Close gives in close to Stengle in the pocket, he jinks and screws through a nice finish from 20m. (Q1 31:14)
Nyrne-Jones is pinged for encroachment to bring Hawkins from wing to 30m on a slight angle, who misses. (Q2 2:02)
Georgiades marks a Houston pass over Kolodjashnij 25m out on the flank after a rebound through the centre, he punches wide left. (Q2 3:12)
Marshall roves the kick in and goes to Gray on the boundary, he gives inside to Farrell who delivers a lovely strike from 50m on the flank for his second goal! (Q2 4:22)
Rohan runs down the flank for a snap from 25m but shanks it into Aliir for a behind. (Q2 5:21)
The field kicking in this quarter shows that there is a fair breeze going to Port’s end. (Q2 6:58)
Farrell shows more scintillating skill by foot with a low dart to Gray 40m out on the flank, who converts. (Q2 9:57)
Amon passes short to Marshall on Port’s signature play today, the switch across midfield. Marshall shoots from 40m on the flank… it’s good. (Q2 18:50)
Gray marks a Boak kick on the behind line over Tuohy, but kicks into the near goalpost. (Q2 23:48)
Hawkins gets a holding free on Burton 45m out on the flank going for a Stephens pass. His set shot is a thing of beauty, that will lift the home crowd. (Q2 26:38)
Gray marks on the HFF and goes towards the boundary for Marshall to mark 40m out, he delivers a peach of a set shot into the breeze for his second goal to kick off Q3. (Q3 2:20)
Rohan forces a spillage with frontal pressure on the HFF, Close feeds Stengle who screws through a fine finish from 40m. (Q3 5:56)
Kolodjashnij gives the home fans a big lift with a snap goal from half forward using the wind, to restore Geelong’s lead. (Q3 10:31)
Cam Guthrie snaps over his shoulder for a behind from a pack 15m out in the pocket. (Q3 13:55)
Close breaks the lines with a run through half forward, he feeds Dangerfield for a pass to Selwood 20m out on a slight angle, who converts. (Q3 16:26)
Hawkins hits the post with a long-range set shot from the flank. (Q3 24:01)
Duncan runs through half forward and gives to Cameron who snaps wide from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 25:04)
Gray marks on the HFF on the end of the resulting rebound, waits and then goes inboard for Finlayson 45m out on a slight angle, who hooks OOTF. (Q3 25:59)
Jonas fumbles a crumb deep in defence, Zach Guthrie pounces and feeds Stengle to waltz into the open goal for his well-deserved third. (Q3 27:15)
Cameron takes a big pack grab 50m out on the flank, 3QT siren sounds so he has to load up for bear with a torpedo punt… and nails it to lift the new roof off at Kardinia Park! (Q3 30:00)
Gray marks 40m out on the flank. This one pretty much has to go through for Port to get themselves out of the hole… and Gray delivers for his second goal. (Q4 2:40)
Jonas roves in defence but Cameron follows up his contest by winning the HTB free 30m out on a slight angle and popping through the sealing goal, his third. (Q4 15:20)
Motlop roves 45m out in front and feeds Rozee who bounces a snap wide left. (Q4 18:20)
O’Connor marks 50m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 19:35)
Close snaps wide from the hotspot after roving a loose ball. (Q4 20:35)
Cameron kicks to the pocket for Hawkins to gather and screw through some junk from 20m. (Q4 22:09)
Georgiades snaps into the post from a pack near the hotspot. (Q4 22:55)
Marshall passes to Gray near the boundary 40m out, who misses OOTF. (Q4 25:05)
Stengle roves an Aliir fumble and tries a snap from the pocket but it bounces into Butters for a behind. (Q4 27:36)

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