Blog log from R21 of 2022: Western Bulldogs vs Fremantle

Bruce kicks to the pocket where English marks in front of Sean Darcy 20m out and hits the post.
Tucker misses a snap from the HFF. (Q1 2:53)
Bontempelli lopes around outer wing with a bounce and spots up Weightman marking in front of Chapman 30m out on a slight angle, who kicks the first goal of the evening. (Q1 6:16)
Taberner marks 40m out wide on the flank and slots the difficult set shot for the Fremantle’s first major. (Q1 7:57)
Ugle-Hagan misses a close-range dribbler under pressure. (Q1 9:41)
Tucker sharks Bontempelli after a stoppage on the wing and starts a switch, O’Driscoll passes to the lead of Lobb 45m out on the flank in front of Cordy, he bombs the goal! (Q1 12:33)
Dale catches Walters high trying to mark at half forward, Tucker roves and plays on to advantage for a Joe the Goose special to Logue! (Q1 16:02)
Smith runs away from a stoppage on the wing and hits Ugle-Hagan on the left nipple leading up the corridor to 40m. However, the set shot is poor for a point. (Q1 18:33)
Smith snaps a nice goal from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q1 22:54)
Cox drops an intercept mark from a Williams speculator to the top of the square, the crumb falls for Vandermeer who does the rest off the left. (Q1 25:12)
Repeat inside 50s by Fremantle, Chapman kicks to the hotspot where Frederick marks in the middle of a nest of Dogs and goals. (Q1 27:59)
Taberner beats Sam Darcy to mark an Acres kick to the pocket 15m out. QT siren goes, Tabs tries a drop punt and just sneaks it inside the right goalpost! (Q1 29:59)
Walters gives to Young who screws a snap across the face from the hotspot off the left. (Q2 1:25)
Richards misses a kick across half back, Keath is pinged for a high fend on Schultz 45m out on a slight angle, who kicks truly. (Q2 3:49)
Acres passes to Taberner in the pocket 30m out who misses. (Q2 7:48)
Vandermeer roves a pack 30m out on the flank and gives behind to Naughton who screws through a nice snap off the left. (Q2 10:04)
Lobb converts a set shot from the HFF. Fremantle’s forward efficiency is very impressive in this first half. (Q2 13:29)
Lobb marks over Cordy 45m out near the boundary and threads another booming set shot! (Q2 18:01)
Schultz forces Macrae to turn the ball over at half back, O’Driscoll passes inside to Tucker near the hotspot who misses. (Q2 21:48)
West roves a Weightman contest and tries a checkside grubber from near the hotspot but it doesn’t take the required leg break and nicks the right goalpost. (Q2 23:02)
Liberatore passes to Bontempelli on the boundary 35m out to mark in front of Clark then kick OOTF. (Q2 24:05)
Sean Darcy kicks to the hotspot where Walters beats Treloar one out to mark and goal. Fremantle kicking away now. (Q2 25:35)
Naughton marks a Dunkley tumbler in front of Ryan and goals from 30m on a slight angle in the last minute before HT. (Q2 27:50)
Brayshaw boots the first goal of Q3 but Naughton answers it after O’Driscoll is pinged for deliberate OOB next to the behind post. (Q3 7:45)
Cox turns the ball over by foot at half back, Naughton goes long to the square, Bontempelli wins the crumb and feeds Weightman to goal from the line! (Q3 9:21)
Fremantle switches from a stoppage on outer wing to Acres in space on members wing, he passes to the lead of Lobb 45m out on a slight angle who slots another long set shot! (Q3 11:45)
Logue feeds Mundy to lope away from the next centre bounce and hit Lobb leading to 35m on the flank, nothing Cordy could do there. Lobb misses that one, though. (Q3 13:10)
Richards turns the ball o ver by foot at half forward and Freo attack up the guts, Mundy passes to Lobb 45m out in front who misses again. (Q3 16:00)
Naughton takes a big contested pack mark on the HFF and goes quick and long to the top of the square to the advantage of Bruce to mark over Ryan and goal. (Q3 19:00)
Serong runs from the next centre bounce and gives over the top to O’Driscoll who burns off Macrae with a sprint and bounce then a sizzling snap from CHF for a fabulous goal! (Q3 20:55)
Dunkley misses a running snap from 45m on a slight angle playing on to advantage. (Q3 21:58)
Freo gets a loose man going on a fast break around outer wing started by Walters, Acres marks behind Richards 20m out in front but misses, disappointingly. (Q3 23:45)
Four Dockers milling about at the drop of a long ball to the top of the Doggie goalsquare but Cox drops it to the front where Dunkley roves and goals! (Q3 27:15)
Walters passes to Frederick 40m out on a slight angle after Liberatore coughs it up by hand at the next bounce. Frederick converts with no problem. (Q3 28:41)
Bruce marks a Dunkley pass on the lead in front of Chapman 40m out on the flank. His set shot is a dirty floater, and slices into the left goalpost. (Q4 0:58)
Fremantle is flooding back like it’s the Ross Lyon era, Dogs not doing enough to threaten the goalface though. (Q4 5:02)
Schultz gives to Aish whose snap from half forward lands in the square for Keath to intercept. Dogs just holding on here. (Q4 9:30)
West passes short to Ugle-Hagan just near the hotspot, who misses. (Q4 11:28)
Schultz gets a 50m penalty to bring him 45m out, he judges it too far so passes to Frederick 40m out on a slight angle, who kicks the sealer. (Q4 14:26)
Schultz flies in the square but drops a Sean Darcy bomb to the square, it bounces for a point. (Q4 15:31)
English snaps a goal from 40m on the flank, 6:52 to go and four kicks in it, very steep ask from here for the tired Bulldogs. (Q4 17:44)
After yet another Ryan intercept mark, Aish passes to Logue in the pocket 30m out who misses, but enough time has elapsed now. (Q4 22:47)
After Cox dithers on the last line, Weightman catches Chapman HTB at the top of the square for a garbage time goal. (Q4 25:30)

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