Blog log from R12 of 2022: Naarm vs Sydney

Jordon kicks the first goal of the evening after receiving outside a stoppage from Pickett and running through CHF to 40m. (Q1 0:11)
Petracca baulks at half forward and delivers a lovely low pass to Langdon 40m out inn front, he goals. (Q1 2:32)
McDonald snaps across the face from 30m on the flank with Heeney involved. (Q1 5:32)
Blakey passes to Warner who misses from 45m on the flank. (Q1 10:32)
Gulden passes to McInerney 45m out in the corridor, he misses left. (Q1 11:57)
Salem passes to Jackson 45m out on a slight angle, who hooks the set shot right. (Q1 14:27)
Heeney marks 55m out on a slight angle, plays on and shoots to an empty square… wide right. (Q1 16:02)
Viney kicks to the pocket for Jackson to mark running behind Florent, he shoots from 25m for his first goal. (Q1 16:47)
Ben Brown feeds Gawn after Gawn himself had contested 35m out on the flank, the captain screws through his first goal with a snap. (Q1 25:03)
Gawn to Petracca for the next centre clearance marked at CHF by Mitch Brown, he passes to Fritsch leading up the flank to 40m for the goal. (Q1 26:18)
Reid marks in front of Tomlinson at the hotspot and belatedly boots the first goal for Sydney. (Q1 27:58)
Harmes kicks high from half forward, Gawn marks strongly in front of Tom McCartin and boots the first goal of Q2. (Q2 0:23)
Reid gets a free on Tomlinson 30m out on the flank and boots the second goal for him and his club. (Q2 5:22)
McInerney passes to McDonald 35m out on the flank, whose set shot is a beauty. (Q2 7:54)
Reid marks a long ball to the hotspot and boots his third goal, Sydney have dragged themselves back into the game. (Q2 13:04)
After Salem loses the footy at half back, Wicks passes to Heeney just outside the hotspot who misses. (Q2 14:54)
Repeat inside 50s piling up for Sydney, McDonald marks the next one by Wicks at the hotspot and converts to bring the margin back to a point. (Q2 16:15)
Reid draws a contact free leading in front of Salem down the flank to 15m, but screws his set shot into the far goalpost to level the scores. (Q2 22:07)
Wicks blazes wide from the HFF. (Q2 22:22)
Wicks mops up a Gawn handball in heavy traffic at half back and kicks long to CHF where Papley marks over Hunt, turns and runs to 40m for another one for the rampaging Swans! (Q2 25:10)
Fritsch stops the rot with a classy snap from the HFF for his second goal, after a long dry spell in forward 50 for Narrm. (Q2 27:45)
Fritsch marks at half forward and passes to the lead of Ben Brown 35m out on the flank, he misses. (Q3 0:47)
A shower fell at HT, looks clear now but the ball will be greasy. (Q3 1:33)
Fritsch taps a loose ball to Jordon who tries a grubber from 35m on the flank but it bounces wide. (Q3 8:33)
Papley and Hunt halve a one out contest to a long Heeney ball to the hotspot, cavalry arrives and Papley gets the chance from 35m on a slight angle… curls into the post. (Q3 12:48)
Naarm goes goes to coast from the kick in with a risky kick in to the corridor roved by Viney, Fritsch grubbers through a lovely finish off the left from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 13:48)
Langdon gets back to rush a Heeney snap from the HFF. (Q3 15:48)
Bowey bullets a pass to Neal-Bullen 40m out on a slight angle, Wicks catches him late and high but no 50, ANB shoots wide left. (Q3 23:03)
Long centre clearance by Jackson, Tom McCartin holds the jumper of Gawn to give away the free 15m out in front, third goal to big Maxy. (Q4 0:50)
Gulden kicks long to Heeney one out with Hunt at the hotspot, Hunt flies too early and Heeney marks it off his own head, he converts. (Q4 2:50)
Viney roves in the pocket and feeds Jackson who snaps OOTF. (Q4 6:51)
Papley fumbles the crumb from an Amartey contest 40m out in front but mops up and gives outside to McDonald who wobbles the snap across the body for a big goal! (Q4 9:51)
Mitch Brown marks 50m out on the flank, the set shot falls on the behind line where Gawn marks and misses. (Q4 13:51)
Petty spoils at the hotspot but the crumb falls for McDonald who snaps off a step… wobbles over the goal post and ruled a point. (Q4 16:51)
Bowey shanks a kick at half forward towards the pocket but Fritsch reads it best to mark 40m out… his set shot is also a shank for no score. (Q4 17:51)
Sydney rebounds around outer wing, Heeney passes over Salem to Papley 40m out on the flank. This for the lead… short and no score. (Q4 19:21)
Bowey is pinged for a hold on Gulden as they chase a loose ball 50m out on the flank. Gulden’s set shot starts rightish but floats left and through for the go-ahead goal! (Q4 20:31)
Langdon falls into the back of Papley who dives on a loose footy on the boundary 20m out, Papley screws through the big goal! 2:51 to go, two kicks in it! (Q4 24:05)
Reid feeds Warner for a running snap from 45m in front but it flashes wide right. (Q4 25:19)
Swans are home, Melbourne out of ideas. (Q4 27:51)

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