Blog log from R16 of 2022: Adelaide vs Naarm

Ben Brown grubbers through the first goal of the evening from the top of the square after roving a dropped mark by his man Murray. (Q1 2:02)
Petracca roves a Ben Brown contest near the behind line ahead of Dawson for the second goal. (Q1 4:37)
Weideman hits up Mitch Brown leading to 45m on a slight angle, who kicks his first goal. The Demons have the jump, all over them in fact with all the territory. (Q1 6:05)
Murray beats Ben Brown on the wing and starts a counter attack, Keays catches a kick off the boot by Berry intended for Fogarty and snaps the goal from 40m. (Q1 9:17)
Milera gives to Fogarty who snaps off a step across his body from 30m on the flank, that is a lovely finish off the right boot. (Q1 11:11)
Credit to Walker for worrying a fumbling May off a ground ball to set up that Fog goal. (Q1 11:47)
Walker draws a rather technical ruck free on Mitch Brown 30m out on a slight angle for his first goal to level the scores. (Q1 15:02)
O’Brien intercepts Petty’s rebound kick to the wing and sends it back in ugly fashion to the flank 30m out where Walker judges it best to mark and goal again. Crows lead! (Q1 17:18)
Petracca buffets Hately off a crumb on the HFF and centres for Harmes 30m out on a slight angle, who goals. That was under 10s stuff, Trac the big kid. (Q1 20:48)
Langdon runs around the outer wing and passes to Petracca 30m out on a slight angle, who kicks truly for his second. (Q1 29:13)
Parnell roves at defensive hotspot on hands and knees but handballs straight to Fritsch who misses just before the QT siren. (Q1 30:48)
Mitch Brown marks a Spargo pass 45m out wide on the flank, he sets it up to the top of the square, Harmes roves and snaps OOTF. (Q2 1:12)
Oliver wobbles a snap wide from a stoppage near the hotspot. (Q2 8:50)
Walker gets another ruck free on Weideman 20m out on a slight angle, that one was legit for a clip over the ear. But Tex misses a soda. (Q2 14:02)
Walker gets a high contact free on May on the HFF and feeds Dawson who shoots… falls in the opposite pocket where Thilthorpe marks over Weideman and goals! (Q2 22:48)
Walker roves a Fogarty contest to a Laird bomb to the hotspot and delivers a sizzling inside handball back to Fogarty who sends Milera into the open goal! (Q2 24:19)
Oliver sets up Petracca for a snap from 50m on a slight angle, that one sails through for his third goal to restore Melbourne’s lead! (Q2 26:05)
Hinge bumps Langford off a ground ball on the wing after the next bounce, gathers and hits Fogarty leading to the boundary 45m out who misses. (Q2 27:35)
Thilthorpe marks a Milera pass 40m out wide on the flank, his set shot falls near the square for no direct score. (Q3 0:49)
Fritsch wheels after marking and passes to the lead of Ben Brown on the flank 35m out, nothing Murray could do about that. Sideshow hits the post. (Q3 2:39)
Murray touches through a Pickett kick from the pocket. (Q3 3:47)
Bowey intercepts in midfield and goes to Harmes 40m out in the corridor, he hooks it left. (Q3 8:45)
Pickett marks a Neal-Bullen pass 40m out on the flank, Petracca calls for it in the pocket but he waits and hits Bedford inside at 35m on a slight angle for the goal. (Q3 10:20)
Harmes gathers in the pocket, runs around Dawson and tries a screwing snap… wobbles to a pack 10m out where Mitch Brown marks in front and goals. (Q3 11:49)
Pickett has a set shot from the HFF touched through on the behind line. (Q3 15:07)
Ben Brown roves a long Hibberd ball and misses from the top of the square. (Q3 16:41)
Pickett volleys a loose ball for his first goal from 15m. Melbourne flexing its muscles now. (Q3 17:27)
Laird intercepts Bowey 45m out on the flank, plays on andmisses. (Q3 21:10)
Dawson takes a strong contested grab in front of Hibberd at the hotspot and steers through the goal. (Q3 25:00)
Laird misses Dawson kicking inside 50 and the Demons rebound around members wing at speed, Petracca finds Spargo on his own 40m out on a slight angle who hits the post. (Q3 27:05)
Berry dives to intercept a pressured Brayshaw kick to the flank 40m out. The 3QT break beckons, Berry misses. (Q3 29:40)
Adelaide surges up the guts from the first centre bounce of Q4, Laird started it and is on the end of it to snap the goal from the hotspot! (Q4 0:29)
Keays drops a Thilthorpe pass to the hotspot but Brayshaw falls on the crumb and Keays wins a HTB free, luckl’s a fortune. Keays converts! (Q4 7:45)
Langdon bounces through a big goal off his left boot from a stoppage in the pocket after a feed from Oliver. (Q4 11:10)
Melbourne surges forward from the centre in untidy fashion, Spargo sets up Viney for a snap as he’s tackled, that one wobbles through from the hotspot. (Q4 12:30)
The Demons should go on with it from here… albeit that is not always how it pans out. (Q4 13:00)
Rachele has done bugger all today but he takes a contested mark inn front of Hibberd 30m out on a slight angle and sneaks in the goal to give the Crows a lifeline. (Q4 16:30)
The Demons boss the next centre bounce through Petracca, Sparrow roves at CHF and kicks the instant replying goal. (Q4 16:51)
Langdon passes to Mitch Brown on the boundary 40m out whose set shot is wide and doesn’t score. (Q4 18:25)
Petracca roves at full pace 30m out on the flank but hits the post. (Q4 19:58)
Fritsch flies high between two tall Crows to clunk a long ball to 45m on the flank.This for the official sealer… it’s good. (Q4 23:52)
Keays bounces a snap across the face from the HFF. (Q4 28:02)
Ben Brown marks a Petty kick at the hotspot just before the final siren for the smelliest junk imaginable. (Q4 30:00)

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