Blog log from R20 of 2022: Collingwood vs Port Adelaide

Before the first bounce there’s a free paid to Boak against Nick Daicos for contact 40m out in front, the set shot starts left but swerves right and in for the first goal! (Q1 0:44)
Quaynor roves a pack and shoots off a step from the HFF but it flashes across the face. (Q1 6:55)
Duursma’s kick clanger after a stoppage on the wing leads to Lipinski going long to Elliott to mark behind McKenzie in the pocket for his first goal from 25m. (Q1 8:44)
Pendlebury hits the lead of Johnson 40m out on a slight angle who sails through a pretty-looking set shot for his first. It’s all Collingwood early. (Q1 10:14)
Bianco dithers in the back pocket on the rebound and gets chased down by Marshall, skewing his kick to Finlayson who snaps the goal from 35m on the flank. (Q1 12:09)
Howe flies to spoil a long Dixon bomb but misses it, allowing Marshall to mark behind on his chest 20m out on a slight for his first goal. (Q1 13:52)
Boak roves a Dixon contest on the HFF and centres to Amon on his own 40m out in front, who converts. (Q1 17:54)
Johnson gets a rather soft free for a push by Jonas 50m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q1 19:23)
Gray’s shepherd sets up a running snap by Amon from the pocket 25m out that flies narrow. (Q1 22:08)
Howe intercepts on the last line but his short pass to Josh Daicos in the pocket is picked off by Boak… who misses. (Q1 22:29)
Boak gets a high contact free on Maynard outside CHF, melee ensues and a 50m penalty gifts him another goal from the square! (Q1 23:27)
Another Port centre clearance via Wines, Dixon monsters Moore to mark 40m out on a slight angle, crowd boos the replay but Dixon bangs through another one for Port! (Q1 25:46)
Murphy blocks Marshall off the ball to concede another unpopular free. Marshall lines up from 30m on the flank and misses left. (Q1 27:30)
Aliir drops an intercept from a rather aimless Crisp ball to the pocket, Ginnivan is front and square to rove and snap the goal off the right. (Q1 30:29)
Josh Daicos gathers a rebound kick to grass on the wing and goes back low and hard to the hotspot for De Goey to mark and goal after the QT siren. (Q1 32:56)
Wines sets Butters on a scoot up members wing after a stoppage, he passes to McEntee 40m out on the flank whose set shot is short and touched through. (Q2 1:50)
Pendlebury runs free towards CHF on a fast break set up by Josh Daicos and chooses to give wide to De Goey who misses from 35m. (Q2 6:33)
Elliott passes to the lead of De Goey in front of McKenzie 40m out on a slight angle, he gets this one on line. (Q2 8:14)
Johnson has Hoskin-Elliott over the back to stream into goal but misses him, WHE gets a terrible bounce and the Port cavalry arrive, moment lost. (Q2 11:19)
Marshall misses from the pocket. (Q2 16:18)
Elliott roves his own contest near the hotspot and feeds Ginnivan for a very popular goal. (Q2 17:56)
Hoskin-Elliott has Ginnivan running back to the square ahead of Aliir and hits him… but Ginnivan drops it and Aliir rushes. (Q2 23:33)
Sidebottom passes to Ginnivan 30m out on a slight angle who screws through the set shot for his third goal to give Collingwood the lead. (Q2 25:26)
Wines feeds Butters to run to 45m on a slight angle and put Port back in the lead with a goal early in Q3. (Half Time)
Finlayson roves and shoots off the left from 30m on a slight angle but it bounces into the right post. (Q3 2:13)
Elliott roves at half forward but misses a handball to two Pies in the clear, eventually Sidebottom butters up and misses from 45m. (Q3 5:21)
Pendlebury spots up Josh Daicos on his own at half forward, he runs on to 40m and blazes wide left. (Q3 5:38)
McEntee dribbles wide under a tackle from 10m. (Q3 8:37)
Surge footy by the Magpies through the centre, Bianco gives to Hoskin-Elliott who baulks around two Port defenders and snaps truly from near the hotspot. (Q3 11:47)
Lipinski roves a Gray centring ball to the Port hotspot but gets swamped and pinged for HTB. Georgiades has had a quiet day, here’s his chance… he shanks a point. (Q3 14:53)
Pendlebury gathers a dump kick by Dixon and gives to Bianco in the pocket, his snap lands on the line where Cox marks and goals! (Q3 17:32)
Rebound around outer wing by the Pies ends with Hoskin-Elliott receiving from De Goey and snapping the goal from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 19:18)
Ginnivan rather shovels a give to Cameron who snaps truly from 35m on the flank. (Q3 25:02)
Powell-Pepper rolls through a stoppage goal from the pocket with a Daicos special! (Q3 26:51)
Amon is pinged for a hold on Josh Daicos 45m out on a slight angle from the Pies goalface, but his set shot is short and intercepted by Bergman for no score. (Q3 29:44)
Carmichael sends a long speculator to a pack near the hotspot, the crumb falls to the pocket, Elliott is first there to volley an outrageous goal from 20m! (Q4 1:03)
Sidebottom intercepts a dump clearance kick by Wines to 50m on a slight angle, his kick lands in the square to be touched through. (Q4 3:44)
Butters centres for Powell-Pepper 45m out on a slight angle, who hoofs a lovely set shot for his second goal. (Q4 5:44)
Amon rebounds up the guts, Bergman provides the key contested give to keep it going, Butters sails through the snap from near true CHF, Port only two kicks behind now! (Q4 11:24)
Wines kicks from the next centre bounce, Butters takes a big contested grab 45m out in front but misses. (Q4 12:59)
Aliir intercepts on the wing and passes to the lead of Marshall 35m out wide on the flank. Crowd hoots, Marshall sprays it OOTF. (Q4 13:43)
Carmichael marks a long Johnson kick 30m out on the flank, his set shot starts right and fades left for the big goal! (Q4 15:04)
Amon kicks long from the HFF, the ball lands near the opposite behind post where Georgiades marks and goals. (Q4 19:17)
6:46 to go and Port have held on long enough that they are still in touch with their season on the line. (Q4 19:49)
Aliir rushes to make it a two-goal margin with 2:13 to go. (Q4 25:08)
Boak centres to Burgoyne 45m out in the corridor. Has to kick this for Port to be any hope… it’s good. (Q4 25:45)
1:01 to go and a straight kick in it. It’s a Collingwood game, so of course it’s close! (Q4 25:45)
Wines clears from the centre, Nick Daicos rebounds, Dixon gets pinged on the HFF for a push in the back plus a 50m penalty to ice the game. (Q4 28:48)

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