Blog log from R3 of 2021: Richmond vs Sydney

Lynch launches from long range for the first score of the afternoon which is a point. (Q1 0:56)
Parker roves a stoppage on the HFF and gives to Papley who bounces a snap wide from 40m. (Q1 3:37)
Hickey intercepts on the wing and starts a counter, McDonald marks untouched 35m out on the flank but just misses. (Q1 9:48)
Papley roves a long ball by Wicks from the wing to the flank but gets caught around the chops by Smith 40m out, he converts for the first goal. (Q1 11:08)
Wicks passes short to Reid 40m out on the flank, Broad gave him too much leg rope there. Reid shoots OOTF. (Q1 12:53)
Smith gives away another free to Heeney for a hold after he fumbles a crumb from a McLean contest 40m out on a slight angle. Heeney hits the post. (Q1 16:14)
Caddy misses a target on a fast break to burn what looked an easy goal, Castagna mops up near the hotspot but snaps OOTF under pressure from two Swan defenders. (Q1 18:46)
Caddy turns the ball over by foot in the BP, Reid gets the chance off a step from 20m on the flank but snaps across his body into the post. (Q1 20:25)
Hickey is somehow on his own on a rebound to mark a long ball by Gulden to 40m on a slight angle. The ex-Eagle shows them how it’s done with a nice finish. (Q1 21:53)
Edwwards snaps the first goal for the Tigers from 50m on a slight angle after a Mills kick clanger off half back. (Q1 24:53)
Caddy passes short to Edwards 45m out on a slight angle after the Tigers boss the next centre bounce. Titch kicks well wide right as the QT siren sounds. (Q1 26:18)
Dawson intercepts a dump kick by Grimes at half forward, he goes quick and hard to Wicks 40m out in front but it’s another set shot miss, very gettable that one. (Q2 0:59)
Reid’s pressure forces Short to kick OOTF on the kick in, McLean hits the square, Smith’s attempted dump kick is smothered and it’s Warner who roves and goals! (Q2 2:20)
Rioli catches Dawson HTB at half forward, he hits the hotspot, Cotchin roves and flips it out to Lambert who checksides wide. (Q2 3:37)
Lambert is pinged for holding Papley after disposal at a stoppage in the pocket, Papley screws through his second goal, Sydney’s lead is well-deserved! (Q2 6:01)
Campbell kicks OOTF off a step, Caddy takes the free 40m out, he tries a checkside but it curls into the near post. (Q2 7:57)
Blakey sharks a Rioli handball at CHB, turns and hits Hickey in the middle then runs to receive, two bounces then a running shot from 45m… into the post! (Q2 9:30)
McDonald marks over Short 45m out near the boundary but misses. (Q2 10:16)
Lambert passes to the lead of Riewoldt to mark in front of Cunningham 40m out on the flank after a chaotic attack around the outer wing. Riewoldt kicks truly. (Q2 13:02)
Martin runs from the next centre bounce, kicks to Aarts’ feet but he butters up to feed Castagna for the goal from 20m. (Q2 14:58)
McLean reaches over a four-man pack to clunk a Parker ball to 40m on the flank, he kicks his first goal. (Q2 17:21)
Kennedy goes long to the square from the HFF, only for Grimes to touch it through. (Q2 19:45)
Edwards gives away 50m in defence for movement on the mark to Florent who passes from the centre up the guts to Wicks 35m out, he converts. (Q2 22:46)
Heeney receives from Parker in space at half forward and chooses Gulden on the boundary 20m out. Gulden hits the post. (Q2 24:46)
McDonald roves the kick in and passes to Wicks 40m out but he chooses a hand off that doesn’t work. (Q2 25:01)
Florent is out of position and gives away a front-on contact free to Castagna 30m out on the flank. Castagna plays on and screws through the goal. (Q2 26:23)
Swans boss the next centre bounce, Reid marks the Florent kick to CHF who goes to Heeney in the pocket, he draws a holding free on Smith and goals from 20m. (Q2 28:02)
Warner chases the footy after the next centre bounce, gathers and breaks a Graham tackle, he shoots from 45m and rams home his second goal in crowd-pleasing style! (Q2 30:17)
Castagna takes a good contested mark in a wrestle with Dawson just inside 50m on the flank. Tough kick from here for him… across the face. (Q2 31:02)
A bit of volleyball as the Swans forwards are three on three near the hotspot, McDonald is on the end of it for another one from 20m! (Q2 33:37)
Florent kicks to a one-on-two just as the HT siren blows, ump pays a free against Balta for a block to Wicks 40m out on a slight angle, he converts to the boos! (Half Time)
Blakey smothers Caddy on the HFF and starts a chain of handballs, Parker gets pushed in the back while snapping by Caddy 30m out, plus a 50m penalty to ensure the goal! (Q3 0:34)
That was petty by Caddy, the 50m penalty was for gobbing off to Reid on the mark. (Q3 1:31)
Lynch marks strongly in a four-man pack going for a Bolton ball to 40m on the flank. He had a very quiet first half, but this one sneaks inside the left goalpost. (Q3 2:31)
Heeney marks the centre clearance by Mills at half forward, Hickey runs forward from the centre to mark 30m out on the flank untouched, he kicks truly for his second! (Q3 4:31)
Edwards passes short to Lynch 45m out in the corridor after Short starts a rebound from half back with pace off the mark. Lynch misses right. (Q3 6:09)
Papley passes short to Wicks 40m out on a slight angle on the end of a rebound around outer wing, who hits the post. (Q3 7:35)
Hickey kicks OOTF at a stoppage 20m out in the pocket from Richmond’s goals, Lynch screws through his second goal. (Q3 10:32)
Nankervis drops a relieving mark looking into the sun at half back, Reid pinches it out of his hands and goes to the square, McDonald sets up Wicks for another one! (Q3 13:26)
Bolton takes a contested mark in the pocket 20m out from a Lambert pass, but misses. (Q3 15:47)
Heeney marks a Lloyd pass on the boundary 40m out. He tries a set shot screwing ball off his left… that one screws in! Sydney can do no wrong! (Q3 22:53)
McDonald brings a high ball to ground on the HFF against two Tigers, he taps the crumb to Papley who grubbers home from 20m in the pocket. (Q3 26:34)
Riewoldt marks a high Nankervis kick from CHF to the pocket 25m out in a pack on his chest, but hits the post off the left. (Q3 27:50)
Aarts roves a speculator to a big pack at the hotspot, rides a tackle and snaps an impressive goal off his left. (Q3 29:11)
Gulden marks at half forward and gives off to Dawson who loads up for bear from 55m on a slight angle, but Astbury touches it through on the line. (Q3 30:33)
Papley snaps his fourth goal from near CHF after another Sydney centre clearance, that amazingly starts junk time against the reigning premiers. (Q4 0:36)
Rioli gets some junk from the HFF 35m out after a feed from Lynch. (Q4 1:51)
Gulden jinks away from a chaser on the HFF and pokes a pass to Wicks 40m out on the flank, who doesn’t score. (Q4 3:52)
Parker misses a set shot from 45m on a slight angle after a delay for McIntosh to trudge off. (Q4 8:31)
Martin runs through midfield after roving and passes with consummate skill to Bolton 40m out in the corridor. Bolton has had a very quiet day mostly forward, he hits the post. (Q4 10:30)
Lynch is over the back for some garbage from the square. (Q4 13:32)
Hickey touches a Caddy snap from the HFF on the line for a point. (Q4 16:58)
Rioli gets a HTB free on McCartin at a stoppage near the hotspot, he converts. (Q4 18:57)
Balta passes to Lynch 10m out in the pocket who misses. (Q4 22:32)
Warner marks at the hotspot but misses. (Q4 23:57)
Heeney roves a Hickey contest 20m out but snaps into the post. (Q4 25:36)
Dawson pumps it back in, McDonald gets a free for a push by Baker 30m out on the flank, he converts. (Q4 26:35)

Source: fanfooty.com.au

Blog log from R3 of 2021: Richmond vs Sydney