Blog log from R19 of 2022: Port Adelaide vs Geelong

Georgiades marks a long Powell-Pepper kick to the square for the opening goal of the evening. (Q1 0:33)
Butters passes short to Powell-Pepper 40m out on the flank to mark in front of Stanley, he plays on and kicks truly. (Q1 4:28)
Amon tries a kick across the backline but it sets up Holmes to chip in front of Byrne-Jones and run into the open goal. (Q1 10:04)
Henry’s dump kick to the HBF turns over, Port can’t get a man free for the snap and eventually Marshall shoots wide from 20m with two on him. (Q1 14:28)
Rohan roves a Cameron contest and gives to Cam Guthrie who spins and misses from the hotspot. (Q1 15:57)
Gray passes to Marshall 45m out near the boundary, set shot falls in the square and is rushed by Duncan. (Q1 17:24)
Hawkins beats Clurey one out to mark 40m out on the flank, crowd boos as they thought it was a push in the back, the Tomahawk shuts them up with a professional finish. (Q1 18:31)
Cam Guthrie from the centre bounce to Close who hits Rohan 40m out in front, who puts Geelong in front with his first goal. (Q1 20:40)
Marshall gives Port the lead back with a snap from near the hotspot after a feed from a pack by Butters. (Q1 24:09)
Farrell plays on after a Holmes free on Wines and bangs through another one for Port from CHF. (Q1 25:24)
Rohan marks again on the lead from a Stengle pass at the hotspot, nothing Aliir could do about that, and Rohan converts again. (Q1 26:09)
Boak passes to Marshall 50m out on the flank who tries a set up kick that is rebounded. (Q1 27:55)
Cameron juggles a mark over a pack 20m out in the pocket and goals as the QT siren sounds, more boos as the crowd thought it hit the ground. (Q1 30:58)
Dangerfield receives in the pocket from Close and snaps a nice goal from 25m. (Q2 0:42)
Cameron is over the back of Aliir to mark a long Miers ball in stride, he runs towards the square but somehow grubbers wide from point blank range! Oh dear, Jezza. (Q2 3:00)
Georgiades marks a long Dixon pass from the wing in front of Bews 30m out on the flank, he converts. (Q2 4:27)
Rohan marks in front of Aliir on the wing, wheels and goes long to Hawkins who beats Clurey with strength to mark and goal. Classic big forward footy. (Q2 9:27)
Farrell passes to Rozee in the pocket 30m out on the end of a short-chipping attack around outer wing. Rozee misses. (Q2 11:27)
Farrell gets a holding free after disposal on O’Connor 35m out on a slight angle, but he hooks right OOTF. (Q2 18:43)
Hawkins roves in the pocket, chase by Byrne-Jones but he baulks clear and gives inside to Miers who goals off a step from 40m on the flank. (Q2 20:09)
Tuohy gives to Close standing on his own in the pocket on the end of a switch across half forward, he snaps the goal from 20m. (Q2 22:59)
Cameron plays on after marking a Duncan pass over Jonas 20m out in the pocket and snaps his first goal. (Q2 28:26)
Burton scrubs a rebound kick that lands in the arms of Smith 50m out on the flank just before the HT siren, Isaac kicks the heartbreaker of a goal. (Q2 30:52)
Butters runs away from the first centre bounce of Q3 and passes to Dixon to mark in front of De Koning 50m out on the boundary, the set shot is short and rushed. (Q3 0:39)
Powell-Pepper brings the home crowd to life with a snap on the run from CHF after gathering a grubbed kick by Finlayson. (Q3 2:19)
Dixon shows strong hands again to mark a long speculator to the hotspot in front of De Koning, he boots the goal. (Q3 4:24)
Boak sets up Georgiades to snap a goal from 30m on a slight angle. Port is coming! (Q3 6:06)
Cameron tries toy hit Rohan behind the Port defence going back to the square but it’s just a little too long and off his hands for a point. (Q3 8:47)
Stengle runs free through the centre on a rebound, no one comes at him as they are marking talls so he goes himself from 50m on a slight angle… bounces through! (Q3 10:04)
Dixon feeds Gray at a stoppage near the goalsquare, he baulks and goals. (Q3 15:45)
Wines spoils a limp rebound kick to CHF and reefs out the handball, it ends with McEntee who goals from 40m! (Q3 18:38)
Finlayson drives long from the next centre bounce, Marshall draws an arm chop free on De Koning 20m out on a slight angle and goals, margin under a goal now! (Q3 20:05)
Port has doubled its score in 20 minutes of Q3. (Q3 20:50)
Hawkins feeds Stengle for a snap from deep in the pocket 20m out, it’s very high but just narrow. (Q3 23:06)
Miers does a one-two with Stengle but misses from the pocket 20m out. (Q3 24:21)
Dixon gets another contact free on De Koning 30m out on the flank and levels the scores with goal number two! (Q3 27:40)
Dixon passes to Boak 40m out in front. This for the lead, whatever he scores is the margin… it’s a leader’s goal! (Q3 29:27)
Dixon marks on the lead 50m out on a slight angle and just misses. (Q3 31:25)
Atkins with the first centre clearance of Q3, chaos ball that goes towards the pocket, bounces nicely for Cameron who does the rest off the left from 20m. (Q4 0:35)
Smith levels the scores with a miss from a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle. (Q4 2:53)
Atkins catches Farrell HTB near the hotspot, this to give Geelong the lead again… he misses. (Q4 5:55)
Duncan is in space outside CHF and passes over Clurey to Stengle 20m out on the flank, who kicks truly. (Q4 7:15)
Dangerfield dives on a loose footy and is pinged for taking out the legs of Dixon 45m out in the corridor. Dixon looks ginger – not just in his beard – and misses. (Q4 9:30)
Bergman sails a high repeat inside 50 kick to a pack 40m out on a slight angle, Georgiades flies on the back of Marshall to take a screamer! But he hits the post. (Q4 10:50)
Miers soccers a loose ball towards the goal line from 20m, Dangerfield and Aliir dive on the line, goal umpire calls a rushed behind. (Q4 13:50)
Powell-Pepper spoils a Tuohy kick across half back, mad scramble, Marshall baulks clear and centres for Amon 45m out in front. Amon to level the scores again… it’s good! (Q4 14:52)
Powell-Pepper tumbles a snap wide from a stoppage near the hotspot, Port leads by that point. (Q4 17:36)
Cam Guthrie mows down a lumbering Aliir 40m out on the flank, he gives off to Duncan who misses, 94 each of two. (Q4 20:48)
Close kicks over Clurey to Hawkins in the pocket 10m out, this set shot is like shelling peas for the Tomahawk, he converts. (Q4 22:26)
Hawkins dives to suck a high contact free on Wines after a stoppage 50m out on a slight angle, he kicks a dagger of a goal to a chorus of boos. (Q4 24:50)

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