Blog log from R12 of 2022: Adelaide vs West Coast

Walker marks a Crouch pass in front of Edwards 35m out on the flank but his set shot falls on the line to be rushed. (Q1 3:17)
Walker contests with Barrass 20m out and keeps his feet to rove and feed McAdam who baulks Witherden in the goalsquare for the the first goal of a soggy afternoon. (Q1 6:53)
Fogarty leads Edwards to a loose ball in the centre, he has a lash from fully 65m to an empty square, the ball skids and falls to rest just behind the goal line, fine goal! (Q1 8:29)
Soligo sails through a snap from half forward. The Eagles have a fine record against Adelaide in Adelaide, but it looks like that run is coming to a stop today. (Q1 10:34)
Murphy marks a Berry pass at the hotspot but misses. (Q1 21:19)
Witherden marks on the lead in front of Witherden 40m out on the flank, his set shot has a decent curve on it but it swerves through for his first goal. (Q1 22:41)
Milera passes to Fogarty 45m out on the flank who boots his second goal. (Q1 24:19)
Kennedy drops a sitter at the top of the square, regathers and snaps wide under pressure for a point, his coach has his head in his hands. (Q1 25:43)
Darling marks in front of Murray 30m out on the flank and converts for the first for West Coast, to extremely limited reaction from the moist Crow fans. (Q2 2:30)
Milera marks 45m out in front and misses. It’s pretty turgid stuff out there folks, two poor teams in rough conditions going through the motions. (Q2 4:19)
Darling marks at half forward and feeds Cripps who snaps on the turn from 50m on the flank under pressure… OOTF. (Q2 6:18)
Fogarty keeps a ground ball alive in the pocket to set up Milera for a goal from the square. (Q2 8:30)
Waterman hits the post from the pocket and also holds his head. Bit of that going about in the West at the moment. (Q2 13:01)
Fogarty clunks a Keays ball to 40m out in the corridor in front of Edwards, he boots goal number three. (Q2 14:15)
Parnell goes long to the pocket where McAdam has three to beat but gets a very lucky blocking free against Witherden, he converts from 20m. (Q2 19:00)
Darling juggles a fine mark in a pack in the pocket from a long Hurn speculator. He plays on and screws through a fine finish from 35m. (Q2 21:15)
Jamieson bombs to a pack near the hotspot, the crumb falls for Darling who feeds Gaff a Joe the Goose special. (Q2 24:15)
Keays to Laird for the next centre clearance, McAdam roves Thilthorpe’s contest and snaps his second goal under Duggan pressure. Simple game, footy. (Q2 25:15)
McAdam draws a contact free on an outpositioned Witherden 40m out on the flank, but misses. (Q2 28:00)
Gaff kicks long from the HFF to the pocket, the ball pitches behind two contests and skids for a behind. (Q3 2:22)
Rowe roves a contest in the pocket and gets caught high by Hough, but misses from 20m. (Q3 8:09)
Walker receives from Laird after a HTB free on Kelly and strokes through a kick from 50m on the flank in classic Texan style. (Q3 12:09)
Walker sets up Soligo for a snap from half forward that misses. (Q3 17:39)
Walker feeds Murphy for a running snap from 40m on the flank, it’s a pie floater of a kick and skids wide. (Q3 23:12)
Redden ducks out of a tackle and snaps truly from 20m after Gaff roves on his knees and reefs out a handball. (Q3 24:10)
McAdam gets caught high by Witherden 40m out on the flank but misses. (Q3 25:43)
Cripps goals on the run from the HFF to give the Eagles the lead for the quarter. (Q3 27:06)
O’Brien spoils Williams 40m out on a slight angle but Petrevski-Seton roves and pops through the goal. (Q4 3:19)
Darling roves at a pack 40m out on a slight angle and gives to West who baulks and shoots off the right… that one falls in! As does the rain. (Q4 7:04)
Kennedy misses a snap from half forward after Gaff gets the next centre clearance. Eagles are pressing! (Q4 8:27)
Walker is one out with Barrass for a long Fogarty ball from the HFF, the kick is to Tex’s advantage and he holds position to mark and goal. (Q4 9:59)
Rain now sheeting down at Adelaide Oval to put a dampener on any thoughts West Coast would pinch this one. (Q4 11:21)
The sun is out, Shuey passes to Kennedy leading to the flank 40m out whose set shot falls on the goal line, did it touch the goal post or O’Brien? Review confirms the goal. (Q4 20:20)
Laird catches Duggan HTB 40m out near the boundary and slots the official sealing goal. (Q4 23:45)
Nelson roves in the BP but handballs to grass, Murphy mops up and centres for Soligo at the hotspot who converts. (Q4 26:35)
Shuey feeds Kennedy for a snap on the turn from 35m on the flank but it lands on the line and is off hands for a behind. (Q4 32:44)

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