Blog log from R10 of 2022: North Melbourne vs Naarm

Tom McDonald draws a contact free on Corr 20m out in the pocket for a slight hold on the lead, but misses. (Q1 5:12)
Thomas slam tackles Langdon in the pocket to concede a free kick 40m out, Langdon plays on and screws through the first goal with a quality set shot. (Q1 8:47)
Goldstein leads from the square to clunk a clearance kick from the HFF by Taylor, he converts from 20m on a slight angle. (Q1 12:39)
Dunstan catches Horne-Francis high at a stoppage at the North hotspot, JHF kicks truly to give North an early lead. (Q1 15:12)
Tom McDonald marks in front of Hayden 25m out on a slight angle and kicks truly. (Q1 20:39)
Fritsch gets caught high by Luke McDonald 45m out on the flank, he misses far side. (Q1 23:43)
Davies-Uniacke is piuged for a push and then timewasting to bring Rivers from wing to 45m out in the corridor, resulting in a rare goal for the Demon defender. (Q1 24:38)
Zurhaar snaps a fine goal from 45m on a slight angle after roving a Brayshaw fumble. (Q1 26:14)
Fritsch catches Hayden HTB deep in the pocket 15m out for another one for the Naarm. (Q1 29:18)
Petracca catches a lumbering Goldstein HTB 25m out on the flank but shanks OOTF. (Q1 31:14)
Brown leaps in front of Walker to clunk a mark 20m out on a slight angle but shoots wide, inexplicably. (Q2 0:52)
Davies-Uniacke kicks to the HFF where Melksham gives away a contact free to Larkey 45m out. Larkey kicks truly. (Q2 5:12)
Zurhaar converts a set shot from 45m in front to give North the lead back. (Q2 7:12)
Corr is pinged for some fairly soft contact on Tom McDonald who was going for a Petracca pass near the behind post, T-Mac goals to the boos of the North faithful. (Q2 10:41)
Fritsch screws through his second goal from the pocket after Hayden kicks into him on the mark. Hmm. (Q2 14:38)
Powell misses a diagonal rebound kick to the centre and Naarm players are everywhere on the counter, Gawn passes to Kickett 40m out near the boundary who kicks truly. (Q2 17:13)
Zurhaar screws through a set shot from 20m on the flank after again catching Bowey HTB. (Q2 19:57)
Petracca hits the post from 50m on the flank playing on from a deliberate OOB free against Scott. (Q2 22:38)
Jordon gives to Pickett near CHF, he baulks away from two chasers then pops through another one from near the hotspot, almost running too far. (Q2 24:53)
Davies-Uniacke drops a long Zurhaar ball to the square and the ball hits the post. (Q2 26:17)
Melksham bounces a snap wide from 40m after a stoppage on the HFF. (Q2 27:59)
Neal-Bullen snaps wide from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 31:39)
Perez runs through the HFF and gives inside to Davies-Uniacke who misses a screwing snap from 40m. (Q3 3:29)
Ziebell marks strongly over Brayshaw 40m out on a slight angle, his set shot is a bit of a chip shot but straight and long enough. (Q3 4:55)
Powell misses from a pack 35m out on a slight angle. (Q3 6:22)
Greenwood roves a Larkey contest and gives inside to Xerri who snaps a goal from 20m on a slight angle, suddenly North is only a kick behind! (Q3 13:22)
Fritsch roves a Sparrow kick towards Gawn in the pocket but snaps wide off the left on the turn from 20m. (Q3 16:01)
Gawn marks a Spargo pass on the lead 45m out on the flank after Jackson clears from a stoppage on members wing. The set shot is wide left. (Q3 16:56)
Brown gets a contact free on Walker 50m out on a slight angle, his set shot is straight but falls on the line for Goldstein to rush. (Q3 19:17)
Brown marks at half forward and has Bedford running behind the North defence, kick misses him but the bounce favours to the sub to collect and waltz into the open goal. (Q3 22:27)
Powell roves a loose ball and has a ping off a step from 40m on the flank but misses everything, with teammates waiting inside. (Q3 23:24)
Simpkin fumbles a loose ball at half back, Brown pounces and feeds outside to Melksham who delivers a lovely finish off the right from 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 26:00)
Gawn marks a Brayshaw pass leading down the flank to 45m out. His last set shot from here was poor… this one also goes wide left. (Q3 28:26)
Oliver kicks high inside 50 to a big pack, crumb falls for Spargo who feeds Sparrow for the goal from the hotspot. Or was it Sparrow to Spargo? (Q4 2:13)
Tom McDonald marks a Petracca kick in front of the outmatched Hayden 15m out on a slight angle, he boots goal number three. (Q4 4:43)
Thomas goes long to the square from the HFF, Larkey can’t mark, ball bounces to the line where Zurhaar can’t reach it with a boot, just a point. (Q4 8:28)
Bedford misses a set shot from 30m on the flank. (Q4 16:46)
Tom McDonald earns a contact free on Corr 25m out on the flank, but misses. (Q4 19:58)
Gawn gets a contact free on Xerri in a marking contest 20m out in the pocket, after his chase forced Horne-Francis to turn the ball over on the rebound. Max goals. (Q4 23:33)
Gawn down to Petracca for the next centre clearance which nestles into the arms of Fritsch at the hotspot, third goal. Easy game, footy. (Q4 25:14)
Zurhaar misses a set shot from the pocket. (Q4 30:34)
Bowey intercepts at half forward but his set shot falls on the line to be rushed. (Q4 32:35)

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