Blog log from R21 of 2022: Port Adelaide vs Richmond

On a switch play, Baker passes short to Rioli 45m out in front chipping in front of Lynch’s lead. Rioli kicks the first goal of the night. (Q1 1:15)
Powell-Pepper marks in front of Rioli at half forward and plays on for a long ball to Dixon 20m out on a slight angle, he marks and boots the first goal for Port. (Q1 5:56)
Rozee bounces an inside 50 kick towards the hotspot, bit of a chaos ball that favours Finlayson to give Dixon a Joe the Goose special. (Q1 8:18)
Short kicks very high inside 50 from a stoppage in the centre, Lynch clunks the mark in a six-man pack 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 9:55)
Lynch misses everything from a free 25m out for deliberate OOF against McKenzie. (Q1 10:53)
Riewoldt kicks a bit aimlessly towards Lynch with three Port defenders in the area, but McKenzie gets pinged for a hold at the top of the square, Lynch converts. (Q1 13:55)
Bolton roves and misses a flying snap from 40m near the boundary. (Q1 15:10)
Bolton misses again from the boundary 20m out after a stoppage. (Q1 16:38)
Repeat inside 50s pile up for Richmond, Ross bombs long from the HFF and it clears the pack in the square for a rare goal for the midfielder. (Q1 19:25)
Farrell and Amon wax the footy by hand running backwards on the HFF, Amon remembers which way he’s going and jinks to pass to Duursma 30m out on the flank, who goals. (Q1 21:56)
Wines misses a snap from half forward. (Q1 23:27)
Bolton marks a tumbling Cotchin kick in front of two Port defenders 45m out in front just before the QT siren. He converts with a nice set shot. (Q1 30:11)
Riewoldt passes to Ross 40m out on the flank who kicks short and across the face for no score. (Q2 1:03)
Short marks 50m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 1:26)
Prestia tries to baulk clear after roving a stoppage deep in defence but Finlayson catches him HTB 20m out and goals, just. (Q2 4:33)
Broad gathers in the back pocket but kicks OOTF 40m out, Finlayson takes the free and misses. (Q2 8:49)
Rozee gives to Duursma on the last line but Maurice Rioli jnr mows him down with scything speed near the behind post… but hits the goal post with his shot. (Q2 12:22)
Finlayson tries to hit Gray running ahead of Broad towards the square, bad bounce but Broad gets pinged for deliberate rushing, easy goal Gray. (Q2 13:48)
Cotchin fumbles and gets a lucky free on Houston at half forward, he passes to Daniel Rioli who converts from 50m on a slight angle. (Q2 17:04)
Sonsie marks 50m out on a slight angle, his set shot is short, Aliir tries to rush it but only succeeds in tapping it towards Cumberland who volleys the goal! (Q2 19:59)
Houston delivers a lovely pass to Gray leading to 45m on the flank in front of Broad, his set shot falls on the line and is touched through. (Q2 24:44)
Bergman marks 45m out near the boundary and just misses. (Q2 28:04)
Aliir intercepts on the HBF and switches to the corridor, Port works the ball by hand through to Burgoyne who runs to 50m on a slight angle and bangs through a big goal! (Q2 29:22)
Bolton snaps his second goal over his shoulder from near the hotspot after baulks clear of three Port chasers, a goal set up by a Cotchin stripping tackle. (Q2 33:28)
Farrell gives to Bergman who snaps very high off the right boot from the hotspot, the ball wobbles and falls over the goal line! (Q3 0:15)
Daniel Rioli goes on a run round outer wing ahead of Burgoyne to pass to Lynch 40m out wide on the flank. Lynch slots the set shot. (Q3 4:22)
Lynch pounces on a Sonsie kick to the square after McKenzie slipped over, he goals with ease. (Q3 6:56)
Broad is pinged for deliberate OOB 10m out under pressure from two Port chasers, Butters takes the free and screws it home. (Q3 7:56)
Cumberland reefs out a handball from a stoppage in the pocket to Maurice Rioli jnr who does the rest off the right boot from 20m. (Q3 10:11)
Sonsie tumbles a kick to the top of the square where Riewoldt goes back with the flight to take a courageous mark on the chest for his first goal. (Q3 14:33)
Riewoldt feeds Ross who misses on the run from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 14:56)
Prestia gives to Lynch at a stoppage 30m out on a slight angle, he screws through goal number four. (Q3 16:17)
Amon misses a snap from the pocket. (Q3 17:34)
Bolton leaps in front of Houston on the back of Cumberland to take a thrilling pack mark from a Lynch speculator, but he misses from 20m in front. (Q3 20:31)
Bolton feeds Cumberland who misses off balance from the pocket 20m out. (Q3 22:33)
Rozee misses a snap from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 23:35)
Boak tries a low percentage kick to the centre where Port are outnumbered, Cotchin mops up and goes to Maurice Rioli jnr for the inside 50 kick to Miller 30m out… who kicks OOTF. (Q3 27:11)
Bolton draws a contact free on an outpositioned Burton in the square for what should be the sealing goal. (Q3 29:58)
Cumberland beats Burton with strength to rove a ground ball in the pocket and goal from 20m. (Q3 31:57)
Finlayson runs into the open goal to give the mournfully soggy home fans something to cheer. (Q3 32:54)
Dixon gets a holding free on Balta 40m out on a slight angle, his set shot is short and rushed. (Q4 7:01)
Burton passes to McEntee 40m out in front who misses to the right. (Q4 8:23)
Farrell kicks long from the HFF to the top of the square where Rozee has the sit on Daniel Rioli to take a screamer for a garbage time goal. (Q4 9:38)
Bolton gets some junk, his fourth goal. (Q4 13:21)
Pickett has some words with some teenaged Port fans at a set shot on the boundary 35m out, then runs away shushing them as the kick sails through. (Q4 22:23)
Cumberland somehow misses a left-foot volley from near the golapost. (Q4 25:21)
Bolton marks 20m out in the pocket, Burton makes him earn it with heavy contact but the Tiger star gets up and misses. (Q4 26:33)
Powell-Pepper sharks a Daniel Rioli handball in the pocket and snaps from the top of the square, two Tiger defenders dive at the boot and it goes wide for a point. (Q4 29:19)

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