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Blog log from R21 of 2023: Western Bulldogs vs Richmond

Blog log for Western Bulldogs vs Richmond, R21 of 2023

Daniel uses his low centre of gravity to work Short under a long ball from outer wing to 30m on the flank, he takes a rare contested grab and boots the first goal of the round. (Q1 2:27)
Ross roves on the wing and feeds Bontempelli to lope to the HFF and centre for Ugle-Hagan to mark and goal from 30m on a slight angle. (Q1 5:13)
Riewoldt can’t hit a target inside 50 but his kick causes a crumb which goes to Nankervis who gets a pushing free on English 45m out, but his shot is short and rushed. (Q1 7:59)
The Bulldogs rebound around outer wing at full pace, Naughton’s link mark on the HFF then the quick play on and kick over the top of Young to Lobb who gives Ugle-Hagan the goal. (Q1 8:47)
Liberatore with the next centre clearance kick to the hotspot, crumb falls nicely for West who does the rest off the right boot. Dogs are talking! (Q1 9:34)
Prestia checksides a centring ball from a stoppage in the pocket to the top of the square for Ross to mark for the first Tiger goal. (Q1 12:11)
West feeds Smith for a flying snap from 35m on a slight angle but that one goes wide right under McIntosh pressure. (Q1 13:56)
Dogs getting repeat inside 50s now, eventually Naughton volleys another one from 20m in front after Ugle-Hagan gets involved again. (Q1 16:12)
Credit to Smith for a stripping tackle on Young to produce the goal assist crumb. (Q1 16:27)
Another long ball to the Bulldogs goalsquare, crumb falls towards McIntosh but he only manages to tap it back to the goal line for Ugle-Hagan volleys his third goal! (Q1 17:27)
Downfield free to Treloar on members wing, he centres to Daniel who runs to 45m in front and rams through his second goal! Dogs are roaring now! (Q1 20:15)
That free was against Bauer for bumping Johannisen after disposal. (Q1 20:57)
Rioli tries to rove in the back pocket but slips over and loses the handle, crumb feed to Weightman who bounces through the eighth goal for the Bulldogs! (Q1 23:13)
Naughton it was who mopped up the panicked Rioli handball to grass for the goal assist. (Q1 23:43)
Ugle-Hagan receives from Smith on the HFF and passes to Lobb 45m out on a slight angle who misses. (Q1 25:53)
Taranto marks a short pass 45m out on a slight angle but shanks the set shot for no score. (Q1 28:01)
Baker roves a Riewoldt contest 40m out on the flank and gives back to Riewoldt who had pushed off Jones, the old man snaps the goal from 30m. (Q1 30:48)
Ugle-Hagan wins a battle of strength with Broad to mark a long Poulter ball to the teeth of goals for his fourth goal of the quarter. (Q1 32:49)
Baker misses after roving a stoppage in the pocket 25m out. (Q2 2:48)
Riewoldt misses a set shot after marking on the lead 45m out on the flank. (Q2 4:33)
Naughton misses a set shot from 40m on the flank. The game has hit a bit of a rut. (Q2 12:33)
Ross bounces through his second goal after roving a long speculator from outer wing to a pack at the hotspot. No one manning him up on that play. (Q2 13:53)
Bontempelli gets a high contact free on Taranto on outer wing and goes long to the HFF, where Lobb marks over Soldo 45m out for the goal. (Q2 15:51)
Coulthard misses from a stoppage in the pocket. (Q2 19:49)
Lobb feeds West who misses a flying snap off the left from 40m on the flank. (Q2 20:18)
West and Poulter almost get another Dog goal, Short is there to toepoke it away but the ball bounces into the behind post OOTF, West takes the lucky free and curls it in. (Q2 21:53)
Rioli’s burst through the centre sets up Cumberland for a nice finish off the left from 45m on a slight angle. (Q2 24:03)
Young is pinged for a hold on Naughton at the hotspot after a stoppage on the flank, gobs off at the ump with hand gestures but no penalty, goal kicked regardless. (Q2 26:15)
Dale gets in trouble running to half forward up the guts, hospital handball to Treloar and turn over, Bolton draws a contact free on Richards 45m out and misses to the left. (Q2 29:19)
After Bolton almost takes a speccy on the wing, Pickett passes to Cumberland 45m out on the flank, who shanks OOTF. (Q3 3:49)
Bontempelli goes back with the flight to mark 40m out on the flank, Scott smashes into him leading the other way, Bont gets up gingerly to take the kick but misses. (Q3 6:12)
Lobb marks a Bontempelli pass in front of Broad just inside true CHF after a free at a stoppage on centre wing. The Lobbster hits the left goalpost. (Q3 8:50)
Pickett roves in defence and shrugs off a Ugle-Hagan tackle but Bontempelli claims him HTB for another goal from near the hotspot. (Q3 11:37)
Free against Lobb to Soldo at the next bounce, hand off to Banks zipping through, he passes to the lead of Riewoldt 45m out on a slight angle for the goal. Simple game, footy. (Q3 13:17)
Prestia feeds McIntosh outside a stoppage on the HFF, he tries a left-foot pass towards Riewoldt but it lands behind him for a behind. (Q3 15:04)
Bontempelli is being followed by Pickett but marks easily from a Ugle-Hagan long ball to 20m on a slight angle, another goal to the Bont. (Q3 16:28)
Pickett baulks clear after roving the next bounce to pass to Cumberland 45m out in front, his set shot is a sack that wobbles wide right. (Q3 18:25)
Cumberland hits the post with a flying snap from the HFF. (Q3 21:31)
Naughton has position on Balta for a nice mark from a Johannisen pass to 45m in the corridor, he steers through another good set shot. (Q3 22:31)
Bolton jinks away from Liberatore for a lovely checkside finish from the pocket 20m out, way too late to affect the result of this one though. (Q3 28:06)
Bontempelli beats Pickett again to mark and run into the open goal for his third for the quarter. (Q3 29:25)
Naughton feeds Lobb a Joe the Goose special after a chaos ball by Daniel rolls past Ugle-Hagan. (Q4 2:47)
Ugle-Hagan has a set shot from 40m on the flank fall on the line to be touched. (Q4 4:30)
Liberatore passes to English who marks with the benefit of a block by Ugle-Hagan. Chilli kicks straight from 25m on a slight angle. (Q4 5:17)
Bauer kicks his first senior goal with a set shot from 40m on the flank. (Q4 10:08)
Weightman misses a set shot from 40m on the flank after a centring ball by Macrae. (Q4 11:57)
Lobb roves and feeds West who misses from 20m on a slight angle. (Q4 12:47)
Arthur Jones is pinged for encroachment to bring Baker from members wing to 40m on a slight angle for a charity goal. (Q4 14:44)
Riewoldt gets some junk. (Q4 16:31)
Riewoldt takes a nice pack mark at the hotspot but misses. (Q4 18:23)
Ugle-Haqgan beats Broad to mark a Macrae pass but misses from 35m on the flank. (Q4 23:43)
Ugle-Hagan eventually tumbles through his fifth goal from a set shot from much the same spot. (Q4 26:26)
Yet another Liberatore centre clearance, Ugle-Hagan roves at CHF and passes to Naughton 20m out who shanks wide right. (Q4 27:43)
English passes to Smith 50m out, he goes back to English 45m out on a slight angle just before the final siren. Chilli completes a garbage time master class with… no score. (Q4 29:28)

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