Blog log from R15 of 2022: North Melbourne vs Adelaide

Dawson swerves a kick to grass in the pocket, McAdam leads Josh Walker to it but hits the post from near the behind line. (Q1 0:30)
Taylor Walker marks a long ball from the HFF to the square over Josh Walker to kick the first goal of the day. (Q1 2:10)
Zurhaar leaps over Butts to take a contested grab from a Hall kick to the top of the square for the first goal for North Melbourne. (Q1 6:52)
North plays very slow on a rebound, Hall drops a pud at half back, Fogarty roves and snaps the goal from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 10:55)
Milera gives to Keays after the Crows surge from the next centre bounce, he snaps truly off the left from 20m in front. (Q1 12:08)
Hinge kicks to grass on the rebound, McDonald kicks to the hotspot on the repeat inside 50 where McKay flies impressively to take a big pack mark and convert with a drop punt. (Q1 16:34)
Davies-Uniacke speeds away from the next centre bounce and goes very wide to McKay to mark 45m out near the boundary in front of Hinge, but his set shot is OOTF. (Q1 17:52)
Davies-Uniacke roves on the HFF and sends it back in long and quick, Curtis marks and goals from 20m in the pocket. (Q1 18:42)
McHenry has Rachele deep for a long ball from half forward but it’s over his head and bounces for a behind. (Q1 20:43)
Rowe feeds Rachele in the pocket 30m out, he slips over but has enough time to regain his feet and shoot…. narrow. (Q1 21:26)
Taylor Walker marks a Rowe pass untouched 40m out on a slight angle, Josh Walker giving him too much leg rope. Tex boots his second goal. (Q1 22:42)
Hall passes to Stephenson 40m out on the flank whose set shot is straight but intercepted by O’Brien on the goal line for no score. (Q1 25:22)
Bona sends a high speculator to a pack 40m out on a slight angle, downfield free for contact after disposal to Zurhaar who slots his second goal. (Q1 27:25)
Taylor Walker gets a chance for a set shot for his third goal of a quarter from 45m in front, he starts it right and draws it left and over the goal umpire’s peaked cap. (Q1 30:50)
Taylor passes to Larkey 45m out in the corridor, whose first kick of the game is a behind. (Q2 3:41)
Rowe snaps from the HFF but it falls on the line for Josh Walker to rush. (Q2 6:06)
Xerri marks just inside 50m on the flank, he tries a set up ball to the top of the square but O’Brien intercepts uncontested, no score results. (Q2 9:42)
McAdam gets a rather lucky 50m penalty to put him 45m out on a slight angle for a charity goal. (Q2 11:07)
Fogarty takes a screamer on the back of Josh Walker 30m out on the flank, flying like Tony Modra in days of old. He converts too to finish off the highlight reel. (Q2 16:26)
Stephenson gets back to punch through a Hinge long ball from the HFF. (Q2 20:06)
McHenry wins a ground battle with Bonar on outer wing, Rachele goes long to McAdam who gets a contact free on Turner and misses from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 26:08)
Larkey baulks in midfield and kicks to McKay who has position over Doedee to mark 30m out on the flank just before the HT siren. McKay misses everything. (Q2 27:53)
Larkey gets a Joe the Goose special from Curtis after Davies-Uniacke switches to the corridor on the rebound. (Q3 3:31)
Taylor Walker is the dominant tall forward on the ground and he shows great skill in snapping his fourth goal off the left from 40m on the flank after receiving from Hinge. (Q3 5:06)
Rowe draws a contact free dropping his knees into a Taylor tackle 40m out on the flank, the kick falls on the goal line and is rushed. (Q3 13:53)
Fogarty keeps his feet as Corr goes to ground in a wrestle to mark a Schoenberg pass 20m out in front for his third goal. (Q3 16:18)
Taylor Walker gets a contact free near the hotspot for his fifth goal. (Q3 18:07)
McKay’s set shot from 45m falls in the square, O’Brien taps it towards the line, Goldstein sharks it but manages to stuff up the kick from point blank range and fumbles a behind. (Q3 20:45)
Larkey snaps wide from the hotspot after North applies some frontal pressure through Greenwood. (Q3 21:13)
Curtis gets a set shot 45m out in front which flies wide right. (Q3 23:07)
Taylor performs a miracle with a snap from the boundary 25m out after a stoppage that wobbles and bounces through! (Q3 25:36)
Fogarty marks near the hotspot just before the 3QT siren for his fourth goal. It’s a real snorefest, this game. (Q3 31:58)
A sunshower falling as Q4 begins. (Full Time)
Taylor Walker marks on the HFF, gets around Josh Walker on the mark and launches from 50m into the wind… blows across the face. (Q4 3:46)
Milera marks at half forward and feeds Smith purring past for a running goal from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 4:12)
Larkey slides to mark 45m out on a slight angle, he shoots wide right. (Q4 6:10)
Rowe marks in the pocket 10m out for the first goal of Q4 junk time. (Q4 11:35)
O’Brien takes a pack grab at the hotspot for some cherries. (Q4 14:46)
Powell has had a quiet day but he snaps a junk time goal after Stephenson clears from the centre. (Q4 16:21)
Hall runs up the outer wing and passes to Xerri 40m out in the corridor, he converts to cap off a productive day. (Q4 18:11)
Schoneberg clears from the next centre bounce, Rowe snaps on the turn from the hotspot for some garbage. (Q4 19:26)
Taylor Walker intercepts on the HFF over Thomas, plays on and misses from outside 50m. (Q4 23:47)
Zurhaar marks a long Simpkin kick in the left arm while engaging with Dawson with his right… the set shot from 40m on the flank is OOTF. (Q4 24:46)
Fogarty passes to Taylor Walker 30m out on the flank, Tex shoots for goal number six… it’s good. (Q4 28:04)
Soligo marks a skewed Berry kick near the hotspot just before the final siren for the junkiest junk time goal. (Q4 31:07)

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