Connect with us

Blog log

Blog log from PF of 2023: Brisbane vs Carlton

Blog log for Brisbane vs Carlton, PF of 2023

Cottrell is over the back to run into the open goal for the first of the final, in the late afternoon twilight! (Q1 1:12)
Reportedly 13,0 Carlton fans in town for this game, and they are grouped together on the outer wing making plenty of noise early. (Q1 6:40)
Carlton owning bulk territory early, McKay gets a contact free on Andrews 25m out on a slight angle, suits his screwing set shot off the left, he curls it through! (Q1 9:41)
Hipwood is pinged for HTB by Martin 55m out on a slight angle but a few choice words to the ump concedes 50m and an easy goal. (Q1 17:25)
Lester turns the ball over with a dinky kick on outer wing, Cripps passes to Docherty 40m out on the flank, Doc sails through another one for the rampaging Blues! (Q1 19:40)
Hewett long after the next bounce, Curnow clunks the mark in front of Gardiner 40m out on a slight angle. Kick flirts with the left goalpost… falls in! Carlton is on FIYAH! (Q1 21:33)
Daniher gets a ruck free on Pittonet 60m out on a slight angle, plays on inside and roosts… wide right. (Q1 24:45)
Brisbane gets an overlap going by hand from a stoppage behind the wing, Berry on the end of the chain, he chooses Hipwood for the pass 40m out on a slight angle. Hipwood owes them. (Q1 29:25)
The set shot is a peach, Lions are on the board. (Q1 29:40)
McKay bounces a snap wide from the pocket 25m out. (Q2 0:39)
McCluggage evades the chase of Newman and passes down the flank to McInerney 25m out, Oscar clunks the set shot. (Q2 4:52)
Coleman was involved in the last build up, he delivers the pass himself after the next bounce to Daniher for a mark in front of Weitering at the hotspot. Joe’s drop punt is true! (Q2 5:42)
Cameron has a chance for a long Ah Chee ball to the behind line but drops the chest mark, Boyd rushes with relief. (Q2 5:42)
Starcevich catches Cripps high at a stoppage at the Blue hotspot, crowd boos but it was definitely there. Cripps kicks straight. (Q2 5:42)
Centre clearance Brisbane, Ah Chee roves and shoots, Acres claims a touch off his right arm or head? Video review, ruled to have skinned his bonce! Controversial! (Q2 5:42)
Cottrell roves a chaos ball by Daniher at half back but a diving tackle by McCarthy forces a cough up, McKenna taps it to himself and snaps a cracking goal from 40m! (Q2 5:42)
Zorko drives long to the pocket, Neale gives inside to Lester who squeezes a snap off from 40m in front, that one is through as well! (Q2 5:42)
McCarthy sharks a Martin handball in the centre and has Daniher to mark uncontested at the hotspot, Blue defenders all off side. This for the lead, amazingly… it’s good! (Q2 5:42)
After Coleman sharks Acres on the wing Cameron has a chance to rove and run around the boundary but McGovern’s diving lunge puts him off and the cavalry arrives. (Q2 29:53)
McCarthy has been on fire the last five minutes, his long ball to the square lands on the chest of Cameron behind Saad… but he misses from 10m! (Q2 31:02)
Cripps is pinged for timewasting after the umpire had clearly given a free following the first bounce of Q3, McInerney taken to the hotspot where he goals. (Q3 0:57)
Gardiner gives away a pushing free as Curnow leads towards the boundary 40m out, rather agricultural that challenge. The Egyptian sprays it OOTF. (Q3 3:17)
Bailey speeds away from congestion at half back and kicks to grass in the pocket for Hipwood to lead Marchbank onto, he has Cameron to receive for the goal from 15m. (Q3 4:17)
The crowd is still singing Country Road from the last goal, Neale clears from the centre to Hipwood 40m out in the corridor… who shanks badly to the right, point. (Q3 5:40)
Rayner marks 30m out on the flank and tries a handball that doesn’t work to McCluggage, goes back to crumb it himself but snaps wide left. (Q3 7:07)
Coleman beats Cripps to a loose ball at half forward and passes inside 50, thence passed by Hipwood to Cameron 35m out on the flank… whose kick is poor for no score. (Q3 9:09)
McInerney down to Cameron at a stoppage in the pocket, inside to McCluggage who blazes wide from the hotspot. (Q3 10:27)
It’s been a maroon tsunami since QT. (Q3 10:47)
Cottrell is behind the Lion defence but fumbles a long ball towards the pocket, he gathers and shoots high but short, Hipwood rushes. (Q3 12:05)
Cripps reefs out a hard-won footy in a pack in the centre, Curnow marks 55m out in front with no one to aim at inside 50… wheels and shoots left. (Q3 18:44)
Ah Chee roves his own contest at half forward, runs forward and slams through another one for Brisbane from 30m on a slight angle. (Q3 23:43)
After Bailey looked to be caught high up one end with no free paid, Cerra gets a high contact free on Andrews 20m out up the other…. footy gods push the kick wide. (Q3 29:18)
Lions almost get a coast to coast score but the 3QT siren sounds with Cameron in possession over the back in the pocket. (3 Qtr Time)
Cameron marks 40m out on the flank and shoots narrow to the left. (Q4 2:43)
McCarthy clunks a strong mark over McGovern 15m out on a slight angle. He makes no mistake, that’s almost the sealer already. (Q4 3:47)
Brisbane were staring down the barrel at quarter time after conceding the first five goals, but since then Carlton have been strangled out of the contest in impressive fashion. (Q4 4:27)
Andrews gives away a contact free on McKay 30m out near the boundary, outpositioned on a lead. Crowd boos, McKay hits the near left goalpost, crowd cheers. (Q4 9:52)
Cincotta is pinged for a hold on Cameron as Charlie goes for a sizzling pass by Berry to 30m on a slight angle, crowd goes up then all say AWW as the ball hits the post. (Q4 12:10)
Martin taps a loose ball on the HFF to Hewett who centres to Cripps 40m out on a slight angle. This must go through for Carlton… it does. (Q4 12:46)
Newman takes a chance at half back to start a rebound, McKay marks 40m out on a slight angle and slots the drop punt, it’s still a game! (Q4 15:34)
Clock has ticked under 5:00, Brisbane making some big defensive plays. (Q4 21:47)
Marchbank intercepts in the back pocket but his switch kick is off the fingers of Docherty, McCluggage roves but hits the post. (Q4 23:16)
Quick repeat inside 50 by Gardiner is almost a goal, McCarthy marks it on the line to drain the clock and kick the official sealer! (Q4 23:48)
Cottrell hooks a set shot narrow to the left from 45m on the flank. (Q4 25:28)
Martin sends through a garbage time special with seven seconds left. (Q4 28:08)

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Blog log