Blog log from R15 of 2022: Naarm vs Brisbane

Cameron pressure produces the first goal of the night for Hipwood. (Q1 3:05)
Daniher marks 45m out on the flank and misses. (Q1 3:19)
Neale baulks around Petracca standing the mark on the wing and goes long to McInerney who has position on Jackson to mark 30m out on a slight angle, he misses. (Q1 5:59)
Brown marks on the boundary 25m out, the crowd behind him start to cheer as his set shot comes off the boot then subside as it veers across the face. (Q1 7:49)
Brown marks again in front of Adams 50m out on the flank, again he shoots left for a behind. (Q1 8:49)
Langdon pushes Berry as he kicks on the wing to give away a downfield free to Daniher 45m out on the flank. Joe tugs it right. (Q1 11:20)
Frontal pressure by the Lions in the pocekt forces May to kick blind to the boundary 35m out where Neale intercepts and centres to the hotspot for Rayner to mark and hit the post. (Q1 13:35)
Jackson kicks long to the square after a stoppage on the HFF, Andrews is there but doesn’t spoil and broken play results, Spargo taps the footy to Sparrow for the first Dee goal. (Q1 17:04)
May is pinged for a push on Daniher after Neale sets up McCluggage to kick inside 50 from the next centre bounce, Daniher converts from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 17:59)
McCarthy roves the crumb from the next centre clearance again by Neale, he skids through the snap from 40m on a slight angle. Lions finally getting value for territory. (Q1 19:30)
Oliver gives to Sparrow who has no one in the square so goes himself from 55m on a slight angle… skids wide right. (Q1 25:36)
Petracca gives outside a pack in the pocket to Harmes who kicks across his body from 35m on the flank, it’s an ugly sack that starts left and swerves right for a goal! (Q1 27:34)
Fritsch marks a short pass by Pickett 45m out on a slight angle but his set shot is short and intercepted for no score. (Q2 5:59)
Repeat inside 50s for Melbourne, Jordon is front and centre 35m out on a slight angle but a lovely curling snap off the right for the goal to level the scores. (Q2 6:41)
Oliver sets up Neal-Bullen for a banana from a stoppage 25m out on the flank, but it doesn’t bend enough and flies across the face. (Q2 9:07)
Spargo sets up Neal-Bullen for another checkside, this one on the run from 40m on a slight angle scooting ahead of Rich, that one bounces through. (Q2 12:23)
Spargo receives outside a pack deep in the pocket 20m out, he tries a snap end over end but it bounces up into the far goalpost. (Q2 14:13)
Another repeat inside 50 for Naarm, Fritsch misses a snap from the HFF. (Q2 14:33)
Bedford roves a Fritsch contest at the hotspot and really should have scored, but bottled it and gave to Brown in a worse position who blazes wide off balance. (Q2 16:30)
Oliver kicks towards Fritsch inside 50 but it clears him, Bedford roves and goes himself with a checkside from 20m… it’s good! (Q2 16:58)
Rayner is pinged for encroachment to bring Jordon to the top of the square for a charity goal. (Q2 20:31)
Tunstill fumbles in the back pocket, Petracca roves and snaps wide from 30m. (Q2 23:09)
May intercepts behind the wing but his inboard kick misses Bowey, Rayner mops up and finds Robinson on his own 40m out in front. Robbo goes back for the set shot… and nails it. (Q2 25:42)
Oliver feeds Harmes running off his taggee Neale to snap another one for the rampaging Demons from half forward. (Q2 27:40)
Neal-Bullen smothers Payne on the HFF to force a turnover, Jackson goes short to Brown 30m out on a slight angle who converts. (Q2 32:13)
After a Payne kick clanger in midfield, Neal-Bullen feeds Oliver for a running shot from 40m in front that swerves right. (Q3 7:56)
Harmes passes to Petracca 50m out near the boundary. His set shot lands in the square for no score. (Q3 8:56)
Repeat inside 50s piling up for Melbourne, Fritsch marks behind Brown in a pack at the hotspot and steers through his first goal. (Q3 9:48)
Bedford kicks to the pocket where Pickett drops it, Cameron flies in to tackle but Pickett uses good core strength to shrug him off and slingshot into the open goal. (Q3 14:13)
Neal-Bullen misses from the square under a double tackle after a stoppage. (Q3 15:40)
Sparrow shrugs off a Coleman challenge at half forward and passes to Weideman 45m out on the flank, who misses. (Q3 18:13)
Neal-Bullen kicks long from the HFF to the square, the ball bounces near the behind line to Weideman in the square who fumbles it for a point. (Q3 19:43)
Neale passes across half forward to Robinson, he winds up from 55m on a slight angle and rams through a long goal. (Q3 20:45)
Neal-Bullen shoots on the run from 45m in front but it’s a weak effort that is rushed by Andrews in the square. (Q3 25:34)
Adams rushes a Langdon snap from the pocket. (Q3 26:14)
Tom Berry feeds Rayner at a stoppage on the HFF, that snap sails through to give the Lions the faintest of sniffs going into 3QT. (Q3 27:25)
Oliver leaps over a sore-looking Lyons to tap a loose ball at half forward, Fritsch screws through the official sealer from 40m with 20 seconds to go to the final break. (Q3 29:29)
Viney passes low and hard to Petracca to mark just before the 3QT siren, Trac lines up from 35m on a slight angle and hits the post. (Q3 30:44)
Rich passes to McCarthy 40m out in the corridor, Brayshaw lagging a bit on that play. McCarthy misses badly to the left. (Q4 1:39)
Fritsch roves a Petracca ball near the square but misses under pressure. (Q4 6:39)
Jordon misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q4 7:51)
Pickett roves and feeds Jackson for a goal after a stoppage at the hotspot, a cherry on top for a pretty good game by Jackson as #1 ruck. (Q4 9:09)
Spargo sets up Pickett for a champagne footy goal from 20m. (Q4 11:30)
Hipwood has done bugger all since the first goal of the night but he marks a Jarrod Berry speculator in front of a pack 40m out in front, he misses. (Q4 12:55)
Viney bullocks Coleman off the ball at half forward, Dees flip the ball out and it’s Spargo who gets the chocolates. (Q4 15:47)
Bedford baulks and goals from 40m, the crowd goes ooh and enjoys the party. (Q4 18:38)
McStay marks 40m out in front but hooks right. (Q4 22:10)
McStay gives wide to Hipwood who sails through some garbage from 50m on the flank. (Q4 24:24)
Fritsch marks a Viney clearance kick 35m out on the flank for some more junk. (Q4 27:30)
Daniher gets some Bronx cheers after weakly snapping wide from near the hotspot. (Q4 30:33)

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