Blog log from P2 of 2022: Adelaide vs Port Adelaide

Himmelberg gets a contact free in a marking contest 45m out in the corridor and shanks for no score. (Q1 1:23)
Butts is on the scene to spoil at the top of the square but the spillage falls towards the line where Georgiades is Johnny on the spot for the first goal. (Q1 4:54)
After good Keays work on the wing, Hinge marks a Schoenberg pass over the back in the square for the first goal for the Crows. (Q1 8:09)
Byrne-Jones passes to McEntee 40m out on the flank on the end of a rebound around outer wing. The kid starts the set shot straight but the breeze pushes it wide right. (Q1 10:39)
That kick shows that the strong breeze is favouring Port’s end in Q1. (Q1 10:54)
Fogarty’s bullocking work in tight allows McHenry to rove and snap a nice goal from 25m on the flank. (Q1 13:39)
Matt Crouch kicks inside 50 into the teeth of the breeze, it falls short where Hinge judges it best… but Hinge’s kick is also monstered by the wind for no score from 30m. (Q1 19:49)
Sholl hits the lead of Fogarty 35m out on the flank. Within range but he has to navigate a very tricky breeze… shanks it for a point, barely. (Q1 25:28)
Burton falls into the back of Keays near the boundary 40m who gives off to Himmelberg but the attempt is another shocker, OOTF. (Q1 27:51)
O’Brien drops a simple intercept at the Port hotspot, butters up but shanks a kick to Butters, who misses from 45m on a slight angle after the QT siren. (Q1 29:35)
Duursma rises in the square to mark a Houston swerving kick from the HFF for the first goal of Q2, Port have the breeze and the score early. (Q2 0:53)
Keays does a one-two with Sholl running around the boundary, reaches 30m and goes himself into a tough breeze and misses. Teammates waving arms at him. (Q2 4:47)
McHenry roves a chaos ball 20m out and gives outside to Rachele who is off balance but delivers a nice finish snapping across the body off his right. (Q2 8:23)
Finlayson gets a holding free on Butts 40m out on a slight angle, the kick is skewed by the wind for no score. (Q2 9:53)
O’Brien takes an impressive pack mark on the HFF in front of Jonas and gets 50m on Aliir for encroachment to turn a tough situation into a charity goal. (Q2 14:49)
Georgiades goals from the pocket after marking impressively 15m out. (Q2 19:09)
Hayes gives away a contact free to Himmelberg who perfects the screwing set shot from all of 35m on the flank, nice finish! (Q2 22:32)
Amon catches Laird HTB in a pack 30m out on the flank and converts. (Q2 25:36)
Keays snaps wide from the pocket under heavy pressure. (Q2 27:54)
Boak passes to Butters 40m out on a slight angle, he navigates the breeze in his face to give Port a rare lead with his first goal. (Q3 1:15)
Finlayson marks untouched at the hotspot and finally boots his first goal. (Q3 4:51)
Fogarty runs into the open goal after gathering a Thilthorpe handball and jinking past oncoming traffic. (Q3 7:31)
Finlayson goals again from a stoppage 15m out on the flank, this one a snap after contesting ruck. (Q3 8:37)
Georgiades flies over a pack at the top of the square to mark and goal. (Q3 15:02)
Aliir spoils a speculator to the top of the Crow square but Pedlar zooms in to rove and goal from 15m. (Q3 17:37)
Rozee runs into the open goal to keep Port’s lead a match-winning one, built into the wind. (Q3 19:51)
Rozee goals again after a contact free on the line on McPherson. (Q3 20:49)
A calamity in defence for Adelaide as McEntee pounces on a mistake by Chayce Jones by foot, oh dear that’s an opportunist goal. (Q3 23:36)
Duursma passes short to Boak 20m out on a slight angle for another one for the suddenly rampaging Power. (Q3 27:22)
Rachele snaps his second goal from 15m off the ground after roving a Thilthorpe contest. (Q3 34:17)
Georgiades flies o9ver a big pack in the square to clunk a Drew shot attempt for his fourth goal. (Q4 5:59)
Gollant roves and snaps across his body at full pace for a nice goal from 40m in the corridor. (Q4 8:16)
Murray is pinged for legging Houston in a tackle 30m out on a slight angle, who goals. (Q4 10:22)
Rachele gets a contact free on Bonner and boots his third goal from 20m. (Q4 15:47)
Soligo snaps his first goal while almost falling over from 20m. (Q4 17:11)
Marshall marks 35m out on the flank and swerves through a nice set shot for a goal. (Q4 19:10)
Sam Hayes marks at the hotspot but sprays the set shot. (Q4 25:37)
Boak brings up the ton for Port with a goal from the square set up by Burton. (Q4 26:15)
Finlayson boots his third goal from the flank 30m out after the benefit of a 50m penalty for encroachment. (Q4 29:34)

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