Blog log from R10 of 2022: Adelaide vs St Kilda

Murphy marks a Keays clearance on the wing and plays on quickly to hit the lead of Walker in front of Wilkie 45m out on a slight angle, Tex misses. (Q1 0:52)
Thilthorpe misses from 35m in front after roving. (Q1 4:42)
Adelaide had most of the play early but couldn’t find a good target inside 50. (Q1 11:54)
Keays feeds Stratchan after a stoppage for a snap off a step from 40m on a slight angle… just wide left. (Q1 12:34)
Dawson goes long to the square on a repeat inside 50 kick, Thilthorpe marks in front of Howard 20m out and boots the first goal. (Q1 13:38)
King leaps high and takes a big pack mark 30m out on the flank, his set shot is a peach for his first goal. (Q1 16:38)
Ross catches Rowe high in possession 30m out on the flank, who hits the left goalpost. (Q1 21:23)
Not much goalmouth action in this one, ball movement is not particularly adventurous. (Q1 26:23)
Long speculator from the HFF to the Saint goalsquare, King has three to beat and beats them all to mark and goal! Saints hit the lead after being dominated all quarter. (Q1 27:03)
Crouch plays on to advantage from a ruck free in the centre and goes to Marshall who marks at the hotspot and hooks left. (Q2 0:26)
McAdam takes a strong mark 30m out on a slight angle and restores Adelaide’s lead. (Q2 1:47)
Soligo hits the post with a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q2 4:52)
Thilthorpe marks in the pocket 20m out but his screwing set shot is across the face. Adelaide wasting a lot of territory dominance in the first half with poor conversion. (Q2 9:00)
Membrey hits the post with a snap from a stoppage 25m out in the pocket. (Q2 13:30)
Soligo catches a slipping Marshall HTB 35m out on a slight angle, he boots his first senior goal and the Crows get around him. (Q2 14:56)
Strachan kicks from the back pocket to a contest near the Saints hotspot, Hill roves and makes him pay with a nice snap off his right! Credit to Long for the spoil. (Q2 21:42)
Dawson takes a pack mark at the hotspot from a long Smith speculator from midfield, he kicks truly. (Q2 24:27)
Strachan marks over Howard 15m out deep in the pocket just before the HT siren, he owes them one but he misses. (Q2 28:27)
Membrey roves at half forward and benefits from a King shepherd to bounce his way into the open goal. (Q3 3:18)
Hill passes to the lead of King 40m out on a slight angle, nothing Murray could do there. King converts for his third goal, Saints back within a point. (Q3 6:17)
After a Chayce Jones kick clanger in defence, Crouch passes to King 45m out on a slight angle who boots his fourth goal to give St Kilda the lead back. (Q3 8:13)
Walker receives a handball in the pocket and has a lash from 30m but it’s across the face OOTF. (Q3 11:41)
Repeat inside 50 to the Crows, McAdam restores Adelaide’s lead with a soccer goal after McKenzie fumbles a chaos ball by Berry. (Q3 12:36)
Wilkie spoils a Smith bomb from the HFF to the square in a battle with Walker, the ball spills for a rushed behind. (Q3 14:26)
Hill slips after roving and gets caught HTB by Rowe on the HBF, 50m penalty paid for timewasting to ensure the goal. (Q3 18:17)
Rachele drops a simple mark in the centre and the Saints pounce, Membrey marks 40m out on the flank but misses near side right. (Q3 22:36)
Webster catches Murphy high at half back then grabs his throat to give away 50, Murphy lines up from 40m but misses. (Q3 26:06)
Smith beats Wood to intercept a pressured Sinclair rebound kick to 50m on a slight angle, credit to Keays for that. Smith misses. (Q3 27:21)
King keeps his feet as Murray loses his to mark 20m out on a slight angle for his fifth goal. (Q4 0:43)
Crouch snaps from a pack at the hotspot, he and the Saints celebrate but there’s a review, did it touch the thumb of McKenzie… no, ruled a goal. (Q4 5:23)
Wilkie catches Rachele high at half forward for Adelaide, Rachele plays on and shoots from 55m out on a slight angle… falls on the line and ruled a goal! (Q4 7:28)
Wood marks a Hill pass in front of Smith 30m out on the flank. He tries a set shot snap and screws it home off the left, Saints regain the lead. (Q4 10:24)
Windhager pilfers the footy from Laird in the centre and goes long, ball drops 20m out where a big pack forms and splits like a break in billiards, ball spills for a behind. (Q4 12:25)
Billing smothers McAdam on the wing and starts an attack, Sharman marks 45m out on the flank and kicks a huge goal! (Q4 13:44)
Walker misses a snap from half forward, Adelaide’s attacks are not looking nearly as likely as St Kilda’s to produce a gettable chance. (Q4 16:14)
Rowe roves at half forward and hits the lead of Walker 35m out on a slight angle. Tex hasn’t had his kicking boots on tonight, they need this… he delivers. (Q4 18:04)
Dawson intercepts a dump kick by Sinclair to 40m on a slight angle and kicks another big late goal for Adelaide to give them a Q4 lead. (Q4 21:01)
Membrey beats his man Hinge to mark 30m out on a slight angle and converts to give St Kilda the lead back. It’s a ding dong battle, this one! (Q4 23:24)
King marks a Gresham pass going back with the flight to 40m on a slight angle. This for number six… it’s good! (Q4 26:44)
3:39 to go and that is now a two goal lead, but the way this game has been played the Crows are still in it. (Q4 27:04)
McHenry roves the next centre clearance by Laird and cops a high shot near the hotspot… but he misses. (Q4 28:14)
Hill intercepts a desperate Hinge rebound kick in the centre to ice the game, Ryder marks 40m out in the corridor and adds a cherry on top. Saints home! (Q4 30:24)
Zak Jones clears from the next centre bounce to Marshall 45m out on the flank who adds another cherry just before the final siren. (Q4 32:29)

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