Blog log from R11 of 2022: Sydney vs Richmond

Mills goes long to the hotspot, Franklin is there but Reid gets a holding free on Tarrant and boots the first goal of the night. (Q1 1:08)
Vlastuin spoils at CHB but straight down to Hayward who hits the lead of Franklin 40m out on the flank, nothing Gibcus could do there. Buddy kicks wide right. (Q1 4:31)
Vlastuin gives away a holding free on Heeney 30m out from the Sydney goals but Wicks bowls him over to reverse the free, no score results. (Q1 6:02)
Prestia roves at half forward and gives to Castagna who has time for a snap but chooses a handball wide to Ralphsmith who slots the goal from 35m. (Q1 7:16)
Ladhams gives forward of a pack to Heeney who snaps on the turn from 50m on a slight angle but it’s across the face for a point. (Q1 9:13)
Vlastuin’s kick in is intercepted by Gulden 45m out in the corridor, whose set shot is a shank and is rushed. (Q1 10:07)
Parker floats across a pack at the hotspot to mark a Paddy McCartin kick from the HFF, he goals. (Q1 10:46)
Edwards passes short to Martin to mark in front of Paddy McCartin, he plays on and winds the clock back with a quality finish from 45m! (Q1 14:54)
A scrum after the next centre bounce shifts slowly Sydney’s way, Warner feeds Hayward for a snap from a pack at the hotspot for his first. (Q1 16:27)
Credit to Papley for tapping Warner’s handball into the path of Hayward wide of the pack. (Q1 17:01)
Ralphsmith roves at half forward, Hayward chases him down but the tackle is around the shoulder, free paid 45m out on a slight angle and the set shot is very good. (Q1 18:45)
Bolton marks an Edwards pass 50m out in the corridor after the next bounce, he chooses a pass to Daniel Rioli 35m out on a slight angle who kicks truly. (Q1 21:16)
Lloyd kicks OOTF from a stoppage in the back pocket, Bolton takes the kick but also kicks OOTF from 30m. (Q1 24:02)
Turnover in midfield for Sydney, Tigers handball their way through half forward to the hotspot, McInerney tackles Cotchin who reefs a handball to Edwards for a goal. (Q1 30:02)
Grimes turns the ball over by foot on the rebound to the centre to Parker, he feeds Rowbottom whose high kick to CHF is marked by Reid, who misses. (Q1 31:47)
Rampe gives Campbell a hospital handball running from deep in defence to the hotspot, Graham catches him HTB and kicks the first goal of Q2. (Q2 2:56)
Gibcus is pinged for deliberate OOB on the HBF, Heeney marks the Gulden pass in the pocket 30m out but misses. (Q2 5:06)
Cotchin passes to the lead of Riewoldt 40m out in the corridor in front of Tom McCartin. Riewoldt kicks truly, Tigers now strengthening their lead. (Q2 9:08)
Nankervis draws a ruck free on Ladhams on the HFF and misses. (Q2 11:11)
Ross sends a repeat inside 50 ball low and hard to the hotspot, the crumb skids off hands to Edwards who snaps another one for the Tiges, his second. (Q2 11:55)
Long ball to Maurice Rioli jnr against two Swans, no one marks and the crumb falls nicely to Rioli to gather and goal from 20m. (Q2 19:16)
Graham is pinged for a throw on the wing, Bolton then pinged for timewasting to bring Campbell to 45m on a slight angle, he converts. (Q2 21:31)
Papley taps a loose ball at half forward to Gulden who feeds Warner for a snap off a step from 40m in front… wide right. (Q2 23:12)
Big pack forms for a Parker inside 50 ball to the hotspot on a slow play, Ralphsmith blocks Reid but the free kick flies wide left. (Q2 25:04)
On the coast to coast rebound from the kick in, Ross gives to Short who lets fly from 55m in front to an empty square… bounces through! (Q2 26:11)
Rowbottom is front and centre for a Reid contest at the hotspot following the next bounce, he snaps his first goal off the right boot across the body. (Q2 27:25)
Bolton snaps his first goal from a stoppage in the pocket. Richmond well in control of this game heading into HT. (Q2 30:30)
Warner kicks long after the next centre bounce, Franklin rises majestically in front of Gibcus to clunk the mark at the hotspot and goal. (Q2 32:02)
Ralphsmith beats McInerney to a ball slapped out of the centre by Martin, he gives to Short who lets fly off a step from 50m on a slight angle… it’s good! (Q3 0:17)
Riewoldt catches Warner HTB on the HFF and gives off to Martin who shanks OOTF. (Q3 7:04)
Florent runs to 50m on a slight angle and kicks poorly, off the hands of Broad for a behind. (Q3 11:29)
Tarrant misses a spoil at the hotspot, his man Reid stayed down to rove and goal. (Q3 12:23)
Baker smothers a Heeney snap attempt 45m out to prevent what looked like a promising attack on the rebound. (Q3 16:37)
Mills spoils down to Lloyd to start another rebound, Gulden passes to Franklin 55m out on a slight angle, he wheels and shoots to an empty square, big Bud delivers! (Q3 18:46)
McInerney roves a Franklin contest at half forward and passes to Ladhams 30m out in the pocket, he tries a screwing set shot but it’s short and rushed by Nankervis. (Q3 20:58)
Bolton roves in the pocket and snaps off the left off-balance… wobbles and falls in the square to be rushed. (Q3 22:23)
Mills kicks OOTF 45m out, Maurice Rioli jnr misses. (Q3 24:31)
Ladhams rolls a kick towards the square, Daniel Rioli gets there ahead of Castagna to touch it through for a behind. (Q3 26:17)
Parker passes to the lead of Papley 45m out on the flank who converts, Sydney back within two straight kicks! (Q3 27:44)
Nannkervis drops Ladham after an inside 50 kick, Reid takes the downfield free 20m out on a slight angle, he converts and it’s just a goal the difference leading into 3QT! (Q3 31:02)
Riewoldt marks a Ralphsmith pass and misses from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 0:48)
Prestia kicks the first goal of Q4 from half forward, Swans in a position to spoil but it would have been a downfield free anyway so they let it bounce through. Weird! (Q4 4:28)
Prestia gets another chance from a set shot on the boundary 25m out, but misses the checkside. (Q4 5:28)
Papley roves at half forward after the Swans rebound at pace, he gives off to Franklin who strokes through a lovely finish off the left from 50m on the flank. (Q4 6:02)
Warner roves in the back pocket but gives a hospital handball to Campbell who fumbles, Graham pounces for a big goal from 20m! (Q4 8:19)
Gibcus is pinged for a hold on Franklin going for a Warner kick to 40m on a slight angle. Buddy slots goal number four. (Q4 9:41)
Reid to Papley at a throw-in on the wing, Parker marks the kick over Daniel Rioli 45m out on a slight angle. Ball falls on the line, Nankervis drops it, Hayward goals! (Q4 14:56)
Swans boss the next centre clearance, Gulden hits the lead of Franklin in front of Tarrant 45m out on a slight angle. This for the lead… Buddy boots his fifth goal! (Q4 16:36)
Bolton snaps wide from a pack at the hotspot following the next centre bounce. (Q4 17:56)
Edwards misses a free kick from the boundary 20m out. (Q4 19:45)
Bolton roves a throw in in the pocket and misses from near the behind post. (Q4 21:15)
Gibcus intercepts on the HBF but the switch play doesn’t work, Daniel Rioli fumbles the Baker handball and the Swans’ frontal pressure produces a big goal to Wicks! (Q4 23:11)
Riewoldt roves a long Prestia ball to the top of the square, he gives to Martin who baulks and blazes OOTF from 20m. (Q4 25:10)
Baker is pinged for a hold on Heeney at half forward, Grimes gives away 50m for contact on Franklin inside 50, Heeney is brought to 15m and converts! Sydney marching away! (Q4 27:10)
Gibcus marks on the lead 45m out in the corridor and kicks his first senior goal. 2:54 to go and Tigers two kicks behind. (Q4 31:47)
Cotchin to Short for the centre clearance but the Sydney defence holds, for now. Stoppages at half forward for Richmond, clock ticks to 2:00. (Q4 33:25)
1:30 and a ball up inside forward 50 for Richmond, secondary stoppage. (Q4 34:12)
Ball in in the Richmond FP, 1:17, a goal in it. (Q4 34:29)
Rowbottom plays for and gets a high contact free on Cotchin, players scatter, long ball to the wing, Parker bombs to grass at half forward, ball in, 36 seconds left. (Q4 35:28)
Tigers surge from the stoppage, out for a throw in on the Richmond HFF, 14 seconds left… (Q4 36:12)
Ball out again for a throw in 70m out from the Tigers goals, six seconds on the clock… (Q4 36:45)
Siren, Swans hold on! (Q4 36:57)
Ah but there was a free to Prestia and Warner kicked the ball OOF, the players call for a 50m penalty for timewasting, ump doesn’t pay it! (Full Time)
Prestia torpoedoes for no score from 65m, Sydney confirmed winners. (Full Time)

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