Blog log from R12 of 2022: Western Bulldogs vs Geelong

Hawkins marks over Gardner at half forward, wheels and goes to Cameron 40m out on a slight angle for the opening goal of the evening. (Q1 2:14)
Stengle roves a Rohan contest in a pack in the pocket, his snap is smothered but comes back to him for a give to Atkins who snaps the goal from 20m. (Q1 4:36)
Very bad signs for the Bulldogs early, their attacks are being picked off easily by the tall Cat defenders whereas the potent Geelong forward line is already purring. (Q1 5:13)
Stephens kicks from the next centre bounce to the lead of Rohan 40m out on a slight angle for his first goal. Awooga Bevo, awooga! (Q1 6:11)
Duncan snaps from the HFF, the ball falls inside the right goalpost on the line, review to see if O’Brien touched it, confirmed a behind. (Q1 9:28)
A rare attack for the Dogs, Dunkley goes long to the pocket where Cameron blocks Naughton to give away a free 20m out… which Naughton misses. (Q1 13:26)
Daniel beats Dahlhaus to mark the kick in to the centre, he switches to Dunkley who passes to Scott 45m out on the flank, who misses. (Q1 14:28)
Dale misses a kick in the centre and there are Cats everywhere on the counter, Cameron goes wide to the pocket for Stengle 35m out who misses. (Q1 16:23)
Liberatore misses a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q1 19:36)
Again Hawkins marks easily over Gardner at half forward and passes to Cameron in the pocket 25m out. Jezza kicks his 500th league goal. (Q1 20:13)
Daniel chases the crumb from a Rohan contest at the hotspot that bounces towards the square, he taps it nervously but it sits up for Cameron to pounce and volley home! (Q1 22:14)
Cameron roves in the pocket and gives to Parfitt who wheels and kicks short to Cameron himself, Jezza gives it off to Close who screws through the goal from 20m. (Q1 23:38)
Macrae passes to West on the boundary 35m out, his set shot is a shank but Liberatore roves and goals off the left from 15m. (Q1 26:56)
Parfitt passes from a pack on the HFF to Duncan on the fat side next to the hotspot, he makes no mistake with the set shot. (Q1 29:49)
Rohan catches Gardner HTB 45m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 0:44)
Hawkins rams through a snap from 40m in front after the Dogs turn the ball over at half back, and a bit of a scuffle happens afterwards. (Q2 5:44)
Weightman roves his own contest to a Macrae kick and snaps wide from 20m on the flank. (Q2 8:01)
Cameron roves in midfield and goes to Hawkins 40m out on the flank, the Tomahawk tries a pass to Stanley that doesn’t work, off hands for a behind. (Q2 8:46)
Dunkley catches Blicavs HTB on the HFF, he gives off to Bontempelli who roosts a fabulous snap off the left from 55m, that was a leader’s goal! (Q2 9:56)
Khamis is having a turn in ruck and manages to get free to rove a Naughton contest at the top of the square and waltz into the open goal. (Q2 12:35)
The Bulldogs rebound through a crowded centre by hand but get through with McComb finding McNeil 40m out on a slight angle, who converts. (Q2 21:46)
Isaac Smith misses a set shot from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 27:16)
Stengle marks 45m out on the boundary but misses everything. (Q2 28:35)
Hawkins marks in front of Gardner 40m out on a slight angle just before the HT siren, but he pushes the set shot right. (Q2 29:45)
Weightman roves on the flank 30m out, gives inside to English who wobbles a snap wide. (Q3 0:55)
Treloar and Liberatore work the footy from behind the centre to Weightman in the pocket 25m out, who misses. (Q3 3:12)
Selwood sharks an English handball to grass at a stoppage at half back and starts an attack, Cameron marks the Stengle pass 45m out in front and misses. (Q3 4:21)
Richards goes long and hard to the hotspot, crumb falls to the front where Treloar roves and feeds Liberatore for the snap goal across the body. (Q3 9:02)
Hawkins marks 40m out near the boundary and misses across the face. (Q3 10:56)
Weightman beats Tuohy one on one to mark a long ball 30m out on the flank, he converts. (Q3 12:15)
Bailey Smith runs through the centre on a fast break, mops up a Daniel handball and fends off Dahlhaus to pass to McComb at the hotspot, who misses. (Q3 23:57)
Hawkins marks over the back in the square for the first goal of Q3, the key clearance coming from Cam Guthrie. (Q4 1:00)
After Blicavs coughs the ball up by hand under pressure at half back, Keath feeds Dale for a running goal from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 3:10)
Treloar, Bailey Smith, Liberatore, thence to Bontempelli who sears a pass to Naughton at the hotspot for another one for the Bulldogs, who draw within a kick. (Q4 4:52)
Parfitt misses under a tackle from heavy traffic near the hotspot. (Q4 10:01)
Cameron marks 40m out on a slight angle and sails through his fourth goal to extend the margin again. (Q4 11:10)
Close misses a snap from a throw in to 25m on the flank. (Q4 16:25)
Naughton passes to English in the pocket who draws a contact free on the mismatched Narkle 20m out. English puts enough english on the screwing snap for the goal. (Q4 17:52)
Cam Guthrie pokes an inside kick from a stoppage on the HFF, Cameron marks in front of Gardner 30m out on a slight angle and boots goal number five. (Q4 21:51)
Cameron gets a HTB free on Richard 45m out on the flank. This for his sixth goal and the sealer… it’s a beauty! (Q4 23:31)
Naughton feeds Weightman for a running goal from the HFF inside the last minute, but it’s junk time now. (Q4 30:03)

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