Blog log from R13 of 2022: North Melbourne vs Western Sydney

Kelly goes long to the top of the square where Greene is in front of McDonald and gets a contact free for the first goal of the afternoon. (Q1 2:32)
Whitfield taps down a Taylor kick on the wing to start a counter attack, Wehr has Peatling running behind the North defensive line to the square for an easy goal. (Q1 6:32)
Walker is pinged for a throw in the back pocket, de Boer converts with a screwing set shot from 20m. (Q1 14:08)
Taylor has been working hard around outer wing and gets a chance for a snap from 45m on the flank, but it bounces across the face. (Q1 16:03)
Riccardi leaps in front of Corr to clunk a Coniglio ball to the pocket off his left from 20m. He also curls in the goal. (Q1 17:18)
Wehr has been everywehr across half forward in Q1, he marks 40m near the boundary and misses. (Q1 19:17)
Powell sharks an Idun handball in the centre and runs to the HFF, two Giants close and mow him down like a gazelle on the Serengeti, no score results. (Q1 21:27)
Idun is pinged for scragging Larkey off the ball, free is paid 45m out on a slight angle but goes wide. (Q1 22:28)
Taylor intercepts a dump kick by Davies-Uniacke and gives off to Coniglio who snaps the goal from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 24:58)
Hogan snaps wide from a ball up 30m out on a slight angle. (Q1 26:25)
Horne-Francis fumbles at a stoppage 20m out from the Giants goal and the ball falls in the lap of Coniglio who turns and goals with ease. (Q2 1:37)
Conilgio beats Horne-Francis to run away from another stoppage in midfield, his long ball to the square leads to Riccardi drawing a contact free on Hayden for the goal. (Q2 5:07)
North are witches hats and tackle bags at the moment, GWS have come to bully on a very flat track. (Q2 6:20)
Taylor marks a Hayden pass 40m out on a slight angle and sails through the first goal for the hapless Kangaroos. (Q2 9:07)
Coniglio is having a party today, he passes to de Boer 45m out on the flank who goes to the boundary 25m out for Riccardi who threads his third goal. (Q2 16:23)
Green passes to Peatling in the pocket 30m out who kicks across the face. (Q2 18:38)
Taylor gives Larkey too much leg rope for a pass by Anderson to the hotspot, Larkey marks and goals. (Q2 21:08)
Hayden is pinged for contact on Bruhn off the ball 45m out in the corridor, he converts. (Q2 23:38)
Davies-Uniacke snaps wide from a stoppage at half forward. (Q2 27:37)
Davies-Uniacke roves at pace at half forward and gets caught high by Taylor, he passes short to Goldstein 40m out on a slight angle who misses right. (Q2 28:38)
Green wins a hard footy after a stoppage in the pocket and gives to Coniglio who snaps his third goal from 20m. (Q2 31:26)
Horne-Francis whacks Kelly after disposal, Greene takes the downfield free 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 5:52)
Peatling goals from 20m in front after a 50m penalty on Young under the stand rule. (Q3 6:50)
Goldstein juggles a mark in front of Stein on the boundary 45m out, but his set shot doesn’t score. (Q3 8:50)
Peatling, after copping one in the peats from Hall, snaps wide from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q3 10:50)
Hall passes to Larkey at the hotspot with Taylor overcommitting, Larkey pops through the goal. (Q3 12:50)
Golsdtein gets a ruck free on Sproule 25m out on a slight angle, he converts. (Q3 15:35)
Ward misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q3 18:32)
Hayden is pinged for a hold on Bruhn as they go for a Whitfield ball to 20m on the flank, bit red hot that one. Bruhn converts to the hoots from the home fans. (Q3 20:32)
Sproule snaps wide from the HFF. (Q3 23:06)
Anderson passes to Larkey 25m out on the flank who chips wide. (Q3 25:01)
Sproule passes to Greene 45m out on the flank on the end of an easy flowing rebound, the Giants have done what they liked at times today. Greene misses everything, though. (Q3 26:06)
Larkey’s chase forces Ash to be pinged for deliberate OOB 40m out, Taylor takes the free but his kick lands in the square to be easily rushed. (Q3 28:17)
Curtis marks in the pocket 20m out just before the 3QT siren, but doesn’t score. (Q3 29:51)
Curtis gets caught high by Greene near the hotspot and boots the first goal of Q4 junk time, to a lovely round of applause from the weirdly chipper North fans. (Q4 1:07)
Greene marks a Whitfield pass, plays on and goals from 50m on the flank. (Q4 4:52)
After a poor inside 50 kick by Horne-Francis, Curtis sets up Davies-Uniacke to baulk and goal from 25m on the flank. (Q4 6:48)
Himmelberg has had a picnic today from full back and caps it off with a handball receive from Greene and booming goal from CHF. (Q4 9:33)
Powell baulks and bounces past two Giants in midfield then passes to Xerri in the pocket 25m out, who hits the post. (Q4 11:33)
Horne-Francis misses a snap across the body off a step from 40m on the flank. (Q4 12:47)
Stephenson has had a dirty day, he gets a rare chance for a left foot snap from 40m in front but screws it wide right. (Q4 15:33)
GWS rebounds coast to coast from the kick in, Sproule with the final pass to Peatling 35m out in front who kicks truly. (Q4 16:01)
Greene passes to Coniglio 35m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q4 19:48)
Cumming misses a flying snap from 50m on a slight angle after some circle work. (Q4 26:33)
Goldstein marks at the top of the square for a junk time special with a minute to go. (Q4 27:28)

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