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Blog log from P1 of 2024: Port Adelaide vs Fremantle

Blog log for Port Adelaide vs Fremantle, P1 of 2024

Soldo runs forward after the first bounce to mark a Marshall pass 15m out in front for the opening goal of the night. (Q1 0:45)
Walters roves and baulks at the top of the square for a dribbler that’s the first major for Fremantle, to nearly no reaction. (Q1 3:58)
Zerk-Thatcher marks a Houston pass 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 9:02)
Switkowski releases Young to bounce clear from midfield and hoof it from outside CHF to an empty square… swerves and skids into the left post. (Q1 12:07)
Burton snaps a long point from half forward after roving. (Q1 13:45)
Young gets another chance with a set shot from 45m on a slight angle, this one again drifts left to be rushed. (Q1 15:58)
Switkowski picks off Burton 40m out in front, starts it right and swings it straight through. (Q1 16:48)
Marshall beats McDonald in a wrestle to mark a Rioli clearance from the HFF to the top of the square for his first goal. (Q1 21:26)
Burgoyne almost stuffs up a flowing rebound through the corridor with a dud handball but Evans gets a free 45m out… which he sprays OOTF. (Q1 23:41)
Dixon gets a ruck free on Darcy 45m out, wind pushes the shot wide, eventually it’s rushed. (Q2 1:10)
McEntee is on the end of a handball chain near the hotspot and tumbles through a goal across the body. (Q2 2:03)
Rioli marks a short pass by Rozee near the behind post for an opportunist goal. (Q2 3:47)
Darcy down to Young at a stoppage 40m out, left-foot snap wobbles through. (Q2 5:58)
Burton passes to Boak on the boundary 25m out who threads the needle to give the crowd something to go ooh at. (Q2 10:19)
Rioli roves a Dixon contest 20m out for an easy rover’s goal. (Q2 14:24)
Rozee is front and centre for a long ball to a pack at the top of the square, jinks and goals over his shoulder. (Q2 16:00)
Rioli marks on the lead near the boundary 40m out. Tough into the breeze at Alberton with no cover… low and spoiled into the post. (Q2 17:57)
Switkowski jinks away from trouble at half forward and feeds outside to Young who snaps very high off a step from 40m… falls in for his second on the wind! (Q2 20:31)
Burton turns the ball over by foot under pressure on the HBF to Voss 45m out, who bangs through a nice set shot. (Q2 24:30)
McEntee roves Dixon 35m out and tries a checkside but kicks it high and short for no score. (Q2 29:24)
Rozee reefs out a handball to Drew who wobbles through the first goal of Q3 from near the hotspot. (Q3 0:46)
Boak plays on to advantage from half back to start a counter attack and receives back from Rioli to shoot from 45m on the flank… barely a behind. (Q3 2:19)
Horne-Francis goes long up the guts on the end of a handball chain to Dixon who marks over Pearce at the hotspot, he rams the set shot into the post. (Q3 5:01)
Farrel picks off a short Fyfe kick on outer wing to start a quick counter, Houston launches from 60m, ball bounces wrong side of the post. (Q3 7:13)
A barnstorming run by Dixon sets up a Byrne-Jones snap from the pocket for a goal. (Q3 11:16)
Wines soccers a crumb from the top of the square for a rare goal. (Q3 12:42)
Sturt is over the back on a fast break but fluffs a rather easy snap in space from 25m. (Q3 18:21)
Dixon is over the back of Hughes for an uncontested mark in the square and another goal. (Q3 23:17)
Walters kicks off Q4 junk time with a set shot goal from the hotspot after strong lead up work by Banfield. (Q4 1:58)
McEntee takes a contested mark in front of Pearce inside 50 and goes inboard to Mead 40m out, who misses. (Q4 6:54)
McEntee marks 40m out on the flank and is too tired to look inside this time, trudges in and misses everything. (Q4 8:24)
Rioli bounces through his third goal from half forward. (Q4 11:51)
Simpson sails through some junk. All the juice out of this contest long ago. (Q4 17:03)
Dixon gets another cheap ruck free and goal from 20m on Reidy. (Q4 20:39)
Sharp adds another set shot garbage time special. (Q4 22:18)

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