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Blog log from R22 of 2023: Port Adelaide vs Western Sydney

Blog log for Port Adelaide vs Western Sydney, R22 of 2023

Byrne-Jones snaps on the turn after a stoppage at half forward, short but lands in the arms of Lord in front of Himmelberg who snaps off his right for the first goal! (Q1 4:31)
Taylor claims he touched through a Rioli snap on the line, Powell-Pepper and Marshall were near, insufficient evidence so the goal stands. (Q1 10:16)
Farrell spoils a Himmelberg rebound kick to the corridor back inside 50, Bergman roves at pace and wobbles through a lovely snap from 35m! (Q1 11:51)
Bergman feeds Burton who snaps off a step from 40m on the flank but drifts the kick across the face. (Q1 13:36)
two Port defenders fall over each other spoiling a long ball to the pocket by Wines, Rioli roves and misses from 25m, disappointingly. (Q1 16:31)
Cumming telegraphs a diagonal rebound kick to Ward, Wines cuts it off and the pass goes to Marshall at the hotspot for the goal on the counter. (Q1 17:31)
Riccardi marks a low and hard Greene pass from half forward over Aliir at the top of the square for GWS’s opening goal. (Q1 19:36)
Briggs bombs from the next bounce, Aliir is pinged for some rather soft contact in the back of Riccardi 35m out in front. Port fans boo, Riccardi brings out the checkered flags. (Q1 21:10)
Finlayson leaps in front of Buckley to mark a Rozee centre clearance kick on his chest 40m out on a slight angle. Dorsal’s set shot is a peach. (Q1 22:36)
Green receives from Perryman and sails through a nice snap from the HFF to near-absolute silence from the Port faithful. (Q1 26:32)
Bergman gathers a bouncing ball, baulks past Haynes and snaps another nice finish from just outside 50m in the corridor. (Q1 28:31)
Byrne-Jones sets up Rozee for a snap off a step from just inside CHF but the ball swerves left of the post. (Q1 29:36)
Rioli passes to Bergman 35m out on the flank just before the QT siren who steers through his third Q1 goal. (Q1 33:01)
Ash intercepts a Rozee rebound kick over Byrne-Jones and goes back inside 50 to Lloyd 45m out in front. Lloyd runs in crooked and sprays it OOTF. (Q2 1:15)
Byrne-Jones is favoured by a long rebound kick spoiled back inside 50 by Jonas, he screws in a lovely snap from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 5:35)
Finlayson’s pressure forces Buckley to cough up a handball to grass in the pocket, Rioli roves and screws through yet another nice finish. It’s a shoot out! (Q2 7:15)
Unfortunately for GWS, it’s a shoot out where only one side is firing shots. (Q2 7:15)
Powell-Pepper gets a holding free at a stoppage 45m out in front but misses to the left. (Q2 9:05)
Finlayson hooks a set shot narrow to the left from 45m on the flank. (Q2 11:35)
Finlayson gets another set shot chance from slightly further in but also misses. (Q2 13:17)
Riccardi just misses a snap from the boundary 30m out. (Q2 15:11)
Finlayson takes a pack mark at the hotspot for another set shot, which just goes through. It’s a procession. (Q2 17:11)
Riccardi marks deep in the pocket 20m out for his third goal. (Q2 19:10)
Drew passes to McEntee 40m out on a slight angle but the set shot is poor and rebounded. (Q2 23:51)
Wines has had one of his better games of the year, and adds a cherry on top with a goal from a stoppage 45m out on a slight angle. (Q3 2:54)
Rioli feeds Powell-Pepper flashing past on the HFF, he tries a low-percentage snap speeding to the boundary 40m out and swerves it through! The Power losing streak is over. (Q3 4:03)
Finlayson goes back with the flight behind Buckley to mark a Horne-Francis pass 10m out in the pocket but misses, crowd goes aww. (Q3 7:06)
Brown has Fahey over the back for an easy goal. All the fizz out of this game long ago. (Q3 11:37)
Powell-Pepper gives Byrnes-Jones a Joe the Goose special, double dash play there. (Q3 13:24)
Coniglio hasn’t had a great day but he gets a junk time goal from a stoppage near the hotspot. (Q3 15:15)
Powell-Pepper wins a wrestle with Cumming to mark but miss from 35m. (Q3 16:52)
Brown marks a Whitfield pass at the hotspot in front of Aliir for some more junk. (Q3 18:47)
Greene sails through a snap from half forward. Are we still in junk time? Six goals the difference, this would be ridiculous if the Giants even get back in touch. (Q3 24:28)
Horne-Francis replies with a near-identical finish of his own to tell us no, there isn’t going to be a late orange tsunami to overcome the teal wave. (Q3 25:57)
Farrell kicks long and accurately to the pocket for Horne-Francis 20m out, who screws through another one. (Q3 27:42)
Byrne-Jones strips Ash in the pocket and gives inside to Marshall for an easy goal. (Q3 29:45)
Fahey misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q3 31:02)
After Ward catches Powell-Pepper HTB in the centre, Hogan roves at the hotspot and feeds outside to Cumming who snaps the goal from 20m in the pocket. (Q4 1:09)
Houston joins the party with a mark and goal from half forward. (Q4 3:02)
Marshall converts after marking 35m out on the flank. (Q4 5:18)
Green sails through a snap from the HFF to practically zero reaction. (Q4 6:39)
Hogan juggles a mark over Jonas near the hotspot, crowd hoots as Jonas probably got first touch. Hogan goals anyway. (Q4 7:50)
Greene converts a set shot from 30m on the flank. (Q4 9:37)
Rioli marks over Cumming in the pocket 25m out and screws through his third. (Q4 14:35)
McEntee snaps another one from a pack 40m out. (Q4 16:28)
Horne-Francis goals again from a stoppage 30m out on the flank. (Q4 19:32)
Riccardi leaps over Burton to mark a Green kick to the teeth of goal for some garbage, his fourth. (Q4 25:23)

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