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Blog log from R8 of 2023: Geelong vs Adelaide

Blog log for Geelong vs Adelaide, R8 of 2023

Rankine marks 45 out in front but kicking into the wind doesn’t get enough of it, as it drops short and is punched over (Q1 3:34)
Dawson curls a kick to the chest of Walker who marks 35 out on an angle. It wobbles early but straightens up late for the first goal of the game! (Q1 9:16)
Blicavs rips the ball from the centre bounce and pumps it inside 50, where Cameron takes a contested mark. He hangs it out to the right though for a point (Q1 10:41)
Smith throws a boot at the ball as it rolls around inside 50, but it tumbles through for a point (Q1 11:35)
Hawkins squares the ball up to Atkins who just marks it barely at ground level. He kicks from 35 out in front, and gets the Cats on the board! (Q1 14:36)
Jones slices a short kick to Pedlar who marks 40m out on a slight angle, he makes short work of the kick and slots a goal! (Q1 16:21)
Soligo snaps from congestion, but it flies high and wide for a behind (Q1 18:47)
Dangerfield misses the lot from a snap set shot on the boundary (Q1 20:35)
Cameron snaps around his body on the run from about 40m out, but can’t bend it back enough for another behind (Q1 22:26)
Geelong bullock their way forward through the run of Holmes, Henry gets a handball away that gets to Simpson who is able to push through two tacklers and poke through a goal! (Q1 23:57)
Walker is caught high by Simpson on the 50, but he hooks the kick left looking for distance (Q1 27:53)
Henry and Hawkins link up, with Henry snapping on the outside of the boot on the run, but the ball hits the bottom of the post (Q1 29:27)
Hawkins tries to flick a handball up to Close in front of goal, but he’s tackled over (Q1 29:52)
Henry goes back with the flight to mark a Blicavs kick, but puts the ball out to the right for a point (Qtr Time)
Smith runs onto a loose ball and attempts the soccer kick once again, this time chipping it through for a goal to kick off the second term! (Q2 2:21)
Dangerfield bursts from the centre bounce and finds Simpson with a wide kick. Simpson slots his second goal from the boundary! (Q2 3:09)
Rankine pinches himself a free kick from Sholl after he draws a throw from Holmes. Rankine converts the kick from 35 out in front! (Q2 6:40)
Atkins and Smith link up through the middle of the ground, with Smith’s raking kick dropping out in front of Cameron’s run. Cameron marks and goals from 25 out! (Q2 9:10)
Simpson feeds the ball back to Miers who has space to snap through his first goal of the season! (Q2 13:45)
Duncan hits up the lead of Hawkins and he marks on the boundary. He kicks with the classic left-to-right movement and makes it look easy for a goal! (Q2 16:10)
Rory Sloane floats in to mark a Pedlar kick 20m out in front. The old captain kicks the goal to keep his side with a sniff! (Q2 18:05)
Simpson roves an errant tap down and snaps at goal, but misses (Q2 25:12)
Hinge and Soligo pass it around at half forward before the space opens up in front of Hinge, he kicks from 50 out and helps himself to a goal! (Q2 25:46)
Fogarty gets a handball away under pressure to Rachele who scans the forward 50 to find O’Brien in space 35 out. The big ruckman kicks truly as Adelaide continue the fight-back! (Q2 28:01)
Brodie Smith handballs through a point under pressure (Q2 30:38)
Cameron weaves through the Adelaide defenders in the pocket before dropping the ball on his right and snapping through a goal! (Q2 31:01)
Holmes and Close combine on the flank to get it down to Henry in the pocket. He stops and props, before kicking a point (Q3 2:40)
Hawkins wins a free kick after a tackle on the boundary, but he can’t kick the goal with a snap set shot (Q3 3:29)
Walker brushes off Ratugolea with contempt after he fumbled the ball, and the Texan dribbles through a goal! (Q3 7:46)
Knevitt roves a small contest well and snaps through his first goal in the big time! (Q3 11:03)
Adelaide work it forward to Pedlar who squares it up for Sholl in front of goal. He kicks from 35 out and keeps Adelaide in the hunt! (Q3 14:16)
Stewart loops a long handball back towards goal that finds no one, Keays pleading for deliberate as it rolls over, but nothing doing (Q3 16:12)
Knevitt takes a screamer at CHF but gives off to the big man Jeremy Cameron who slots the goal on his left on the run! (Q3 19:20)
Smith takes a ping at goal from 30m out, he kicks it high, but the ball fades late into the post (Q3 27:22)
Rankine snaps at goal after Crouch is cleaned up in a contest, but he can’t convert (Q4 3:00)
Blicavs takes a towering mark in the pocket, he opts for the snap set shot, and sends it through the big sticks! (Q4 9:19)
Dempsey tries to snag a goal after receiving from Atkins, but kicks it across the face for a point (Q4 10:18)
Murphy kicks blindly over his shoulder and it drops for Rankine in the pocket. He converts the set shot quickly and the Crows continue to hang in there! (Q4 14:58)
Rory Laird gives away a silly reversal against Holmes, and the young gun kicks the sealer from 50m out! (Q4 20:13)
Adelaide strike back quickly though, Jones gets the Crows going and Pedlar goals as the game may not be quite sealed up yet! (Q4 21:59)
Murphy dishes off to Smith who funnels it to the pack. Walker bodies Ratugolea to mark and goal from 15m out in front! 2 goal game! (Q4 23:24)
Henry stops the rot by kicking a goal across his body from 35 out, dare I say it’s a sealer? (Q4 25:52)
Simpson finds Hawkins on a lead, he’s tempted by a pass to Henry but milks the clock as he blasts it from 50, but it’s punched over for a behind (Q4 29:04)
Bruhn has space and time to snap through a goal at the death and the crowd roars it’s appreciation! (Q4 30:44)
Reilly O’Brien marks in the dying seconds, the siren sounds but he still goes back for the set shot. The boos ring around the ground as he shanks it badly (Q4 32:39)

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