Blog log from R13 of 2022: Collingwood vs Naarm

Pendlebury gives to Crisp who runs to CHF, dithers and has a go himself… two Dees there to spoil Mihocek for the first score which is a point. (Q1 0:30)
Pickett does a one-two with Mitch W. Brown for a scoot up members wing to the HFF but has no one to kick to and gets swamped, Nick Daicos catches him HTB. (Q1 4:03)
Bowey coughs the ball up by hand to Sidebottom under pressure at defensive hotspot, gives to Hoskin-Elliott thence to Ginnivan who hits the post from 20m on the flank. (Q1 9:04)
Jackson feeds Fritsch to run inside from the pocket onto his right boot and snap the first goal from 25m. Pies have dominated general play early but didn’t get scores. (Q1 11:02)
Josh Daicos intercepts in the centre and starts a counter from a good position, Hoskin-Elliott hits the lead of Mihocek in front of Petty 45m out on the flank who doesn’t score. (Q1 13:02)
From the resultant broken play, De Goey misses on the spin off the left boot from 30m on a slight angle. (Q1 13:35)
De Goey has Salem all over him at a stoppage, can’t get a handle the first time but it comes back to him and he spins out of a Sparrow challenge to hit the post from the hotspot. (Q1 17:32)
Ben Brown marks a Harmes pass in front of an outpositioned Moore 20m out on a slight angle. He’s had the yips recently, has Sideshow… this one is fine. (Q1 19:34)
McCreery roves behind a pack on the wing and turns to find a paddock to run into, he reaches 40m on a slight angle and shanks the snap for a behind, disappontingly. (Q1 21:34)
Noble is pinged on the stand rule to bring Jordon from wing to 35m out on a slight angle, he converts. (Q1 23:33)
Ginnivan roves a Murphy speculator to the hotspot and gets caught high by Petracca, no question on that one of a duck, it was there. The kid misses, to the jeers from the crowd. (Q1 27:01)
Neal-Bullen roves a Ben Brown contest 25m out on a slight angle but his left-foot snap lands in the square to be rushed. (Q1 28:00)
Elliot roves a Pendlebury inside 50 kick to the hotspot and gives to Ginnivan who has two Demons closing but snaps a nice finish off his right boot. (Q2 2:35)
Petracca passes to Neal-Bullen 40m out in front from the next centre bounce, he hits the outside of the right goalpost. (Q2 3:20)
Oliver roves a Gawn contest and snaps across his body from the hotspot for a fine goal, continuing his hot start from Q1. (Q2 8:05)
Gawn to Petracca to waltz out the front of the next centre bounce, he gives to Harmes who wastes it with a poor kick from 40m that is off hands for a behind. (Q2 9:07)
Maynard roves deep in defence and gives to Quaynor who is under pressure and handballs straight to Ben Brown who snaps the goal. Oh dear! (Q2 10:05)
Elliott mops up a kick clanger across half back by Hibberd but misses from 45m in front. (Q2 17:36)
De Goey kicks wide from the centre on a fast break to Henry whose first touch of the footy is a left foot pass to Mihocek in the square for a much-needed goal. (Q2 20:02)
Jackson juggles a mark from a Sparrow kick in front of Murphy 15m out in the pocket, he misses near side right. (Q2 21:49)
Cox marks a long Quaynor kick over Lever after pushing him fair in the back, ump didn’t see it obviously. The set shot misses, footy gods smile. (Q2 23:02)
Cox is on his own inside 50m on a slow play for a McCreery pass to 40m out on a slight angle, but he misses again. (Q2 25:36)
Mihocek converts a set shot from the hotspot to give Collingwood some scoreboard reward for winning the midfield battle in recent minutes. (Q2 26:56)
Nobel roves in the back pocket but runs into trouble and handballs to grass, Viney pounces and screws through the opportunist finish from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 1:37)
Credit to Viney and then Mitch W. Brown for the pressure to force the forward 50 turnover. (Q3 2:09)
Lipinski roves a Mihocek contest and snaps wide off the left from 25m on the flank. (Q3 2:53)
Petracca fumbles a bouncing ball in the Dee goalsquare to fluff what looked a certain goal, after Harmes forced a Howe handball clanger at half forward. (Q3 5:41)
Mihocek marks a Josh Daicos ball over Turner 25m out in the pocket but misses the lot. (Q3 7:07)
Moore intercepts Fritsch in the back pocket but his attempt to switch quickly is smothered by Pickett who mops up and snaps truly from the hotspot! (Q3 8:09)
Lever roves at defensive hotspot and tries to fend off McCreery but gets caught HTB. McCreery pops that one through. (Q3 10:08)
Surge footy by the Pies after the next centre bounce, Crisp feeds Cox who lumbers from CHF to 40m and snaps a big goal! (Q3 12:08)
Pickett is front and centre for a Ben Brown contest deep in the pocket but Moore’s tackle forces him to kick OOTF from 20m. (Q3 18:41)
Cox is everywhere at the moment, he roves at the hotspot and gives over the top to Elliott who goals from 15m, Collingwood is coming and big Cox is standing tall! (Q3 20:43)
Ben Brown misses a set shot from just inside 50m on a slight angle. (Q3 22:38)
Adams passes to Mihocek 45m out on a slight angle after a sloppy Mitch W. Brown handball at half back draws pressure and a turnover. Checkers boots his third goal, Pies lead! (Q4 6:37)
Mihocek releases McCreery to run up the wing to half forward and go long to the square where Elliott runs behind Hibberd to mark and goal! (Q4 9:09)
The much vaunted Melbourne defensive structure is looking a bit shaky with no May, Turner subbed off and Petty not 100% either. Pies +6 clearances also a big stat. (Q4 9:54)
Jackson juggles a long ball by Jordon to the pocket over Howe for a contested grab. He lines up from 20m and slots it. (Q4 13:39)
Hoskin-Elliott wheels and goes after marking on the HFF, his kick is a beauty to the advantage of Henry in front of Lever 35m out on a slight angle. Henry converts. (Q4 18:39)
6:42 to go and Collingwood are a couple of kicks in front now, really should hold on from here but the Demons are a champion side and could pull this out with stars standing up. (Q4 19:39)
Harmes gives to Viney who runs through the HFF to 45m and shoots just before two Pies sandwich him, kick falls on the line to be rushed. (Q4 21:02)
Lipinski roves at the hotspot, turns onto his right, his snap falls in the square where Mihocek marks over Petty for his fourth goal! (Q4 22:09)
4:19 to go and three kicks in it now, by all rights that should be the sealer. (Q4 22:36)
Ben Brown marks a Viney pass 30m out on a slight angle and plays on but screws it wide, hurrying as he knew the clock was against him. (Q4 24:53)
Josh Daicos feeds Crisp to run to 40m on a slight angle and ram through the official sealer! (Q4 26:02)
Josh Daicos bounces a kick from a stoppage at half forward for Elliott to gather and kick a junk time special, his third. (Q4 28:40)

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