Blog log from R13 of 2022: Brisbane vs St Kilda

King gets a holding free on Andrews 40m out on the flank, looked like both were wrestling but the forward usually gets those. King kicks the first goal of the evening. (Q1 5:18)
Rayner runs through the centre and goes long to Daniher 30m out on the flank, he tries a drop punt and misses badly. (Q1 9:20)
King flies to draw an arm chop free on Robertson at the hotspot going for a high Butler kick, he pops through goal number two. (Q1 10:48)
Berry bobs about like a cork in the ocean near the behind post and snaps wide off the left under heavy pressure from 10m. (Q1 14:47)
Daniher gets an arm chop free on Howard 40m out on a slight angle. The set shot is another drop punt, and misses left. (Q1 15:28)
Daniher roves a stoppage near the hotspot and snaps his first goal, belatedly. (Q1 19:40)
Bit of argy-bargy following that Daniher goal, Crouch is pinged for scragging Cameron near the hotspot, charity goal and Brisbane hits the lead. (Q1 20:53)
Centre bounce is bossed by the Lions but Cameron misses on the run from 20m on the flank. (Q1 22:22)
Higgins roves in the pocket and tries a Daicos special from 20m but it skids into the near goalpost. (Q1 28:01)
McKenzie beats Robinson to kick inside 50, Adams roves but dithers and is caught HTB by Crouch 30m out on a slight angle, who converts. (Q2 0:30)
Windhagher’s inside 50 kick spoils to the top of the square, McCluggage gets to it ahead of Gresham but is pinged for deliberate rushing, Gresham takes the charity goal. (Q2 3:20)
Long pushes McCarthy in the back to give away a free 45m out on a slight angle. McCarthy’s set shot is a beauty. (Q2 6:10)
Zorko is pinged for abuse then encroachment to bring Marshall to 40m in front with a 50m penalty, but the big ruckman misses. (Q2 10:30)
McStay gets a free on Battle 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q2 11:44)
Butler volleys the crumb from a chaos ball near the hotspot for a point. (Q2 13:04)
King marks over Andrews 15m out on the boundary but misses. (Q2 16:24)
Rayner leaps high in front of Wilkie to clunk a Rich ball to 30mn on the flank, he misses right. (Q2 18:31)
Zorko catches Higgins high on the HFF, the free kick is high but not quite long enough, touches through by Adams. (Q2 21:38)
After a 50m penalty against Daniher, McKenzie leaps over Robinson at the hotspot and is paid a mark that on replay kind of hit the ground. Crowd boos but McKenzie kicks the goal. (Q2 27:01)
Coleman is in front but somehow Higgins comes back with the flight to pilfer the mark off him. HT siren sounds, Higgins misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 29:12)
Lienert arrives late to concede a 50m penalty to bring Starcevich from wing to the hotspot for an easy goal. (Q3 2:52)
Lyons catches Paton HTB 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 4:33)
McCarthy roves and misses from the pocket 15m out. (Q3 5:39)
Daniher leaps on the body of Howard to clunk a long Lyons kick to 25m out on the flank. Again it’s a drop punt set shot, this one goes straight. (Q3 6:37)
McCluggage snaps a rare goal from 40m in front after Neale and Robertson work the ball through half forward by hand. But on review it’s ruled touched off the boot, just a point. (Q3 10:17)
Hill tries a diagonal kick from the HBF to the centre, it rolls past an unlucky Coleman to Butler who swerves to half forward and goes long to the square for Higgins to goal. (Q3 17:14)
Bailey fumbles a handball receive at the hotspot, Sinclair challenges but doesn’t tackle and Bailey regathers and bounces off him to snap the goal. (Q3 18:33)
An outpositioned Crouch is pinged for contact on Robinson in a marking contest 30m out on a slight angle. The set shot flirts with the left goalpost but falls in. (Q3 20:53)
Hipwood misses a set shot from 45m on the flank. (Q3 25:35)
Gresham brings the Saints back within a kick in red time before 3QT with his first goal from a snap from half forward after marking and playing on. (Q3 27:53)
King marks the next centre clearance kick by Lienert near CHF but misses. (Q3 29:07)
St Kilda rebounds around members wing, Ross goes to Higgins for a nice mark 40m out on the flank running back with the flight and leaping in front of Bailey. Higgins doesn’t score. (Q3 31:13)
Lyons bounces a snap across the face from 30m on the flank after a turnover at half forward. (Q4 1:36)
McCluggage snaps the first goal of Q4 from half forward, they’re not taking that one off him! (Q4 2:43)
Sinclair hits the lead of Membrey 50m out on a slight angle, he tries a pass to King in the pocket, Butler roves and snaps truly from 25m! (Q4 7:14)
Berry kicks blind from behind a pack in the back pocket but King is Johnny on the spot 40m out on the flank to mark… but miss. (Q4 9:41)
Wilkie touches through a Bailey snap from the hotspot. (Q4 10:44)
Rayner roves a stoppage at the hotspot and snaps very high off his left boot, it starts way left but swerves and falls on the goal line, did Howard touch it? Ruled a point! (Q4 13:11)
Neale kicks long to the square from the HFF, Saints are nowhere at the fall, Rayner drops it into the lap of Daniher who goals from point blank range! (Q4 16:31)
Sinclair taps a loose ball to Gresham at half back but he gets swamped and coughs up a HTB free to Lyons, who shoots from 45m in the corridor… but misses. (Q4 18:11)
McCarthy takes a lovely mark over Paton on the boundary 20m out. This would just about be the sealer… narrow. (Q4 19:56)
Membrey catches Lyons HTB in the pocket 35m out but his set shot is poor and rebounded. (Q4 21:36)
McStay misses from half forward. (Q4 23:59)
Robinson misses a snap from a pack at the hotspot. (Q4 26:08)
McCarthy roves after a stoppage for a cherry goal from 20m. (Q4 27:25)
Long misses from half forward. (Q4 28:58)

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