Blog log from R3 of 2021: West Coast vs Port Adelaide

Kelly is front and centre for a Ryan kick to Kennedy on the HFF, he looks for an option but goes himself from 45m…. bounces through for the first goal! (Q1 2:34)
After a slow rebound around outer wing, Allen marks at half forward and goes to the pocket for Cripps 30m out who threads the needle. (Q1 3:49)
Shuey volleys the next centre clearance and it falls in the arms of Ryan 45m out on a slight angle, he goals as well and West Coast have the jump. (Q1 5:50)
Allen gives to Shuey running from the centre after the Eagles again boss the centre bounce, but he misses from 30m on a slight angle. (Q1 6:52)
Another slow play results in a shot on goal by the Eagles, Kennedy draws a push free on Clurey going for a Sheed ball 45m out near the boundary, JJK curls that home too! (Q1 9:02)
Dixon dives for a mark on the HFF, lots of numbers inside 50 so he goes to the fat side where Marshall marks over Jones but misses from 30m on a slight angle. (Q1 11:36)
Brander marks a Sheed pass on the lead just inside true CHF but misses. (Q1 15:49)
Rozee sends a high ball from the HFF to the top of the square, Rotham is pinged for contact on Georgiades who goals. (Q1 17:13)
Allen flies over a big pack to clunk a Redden high ball from the wing to 40m on the flank, Aliir caught in traffic. He misses. (Q1 23:15)
Hard footy to win deep in attack for the Eagles, Kennedy draws two in the pocket and gets it out with strength to Brander who snaps truly off a step from 20m. (Q1 24:50)
Hartlett slips while kicking from defence, the ball squirts away and is eventually mopped up by the Eagles, Shuey passes to Kennedy 40m out on the flank who misses. (Q1 26:47)
Ryan takes a screamer on the back of Byrne-Jones on the HFF, goes long to Darling who drops it over the behind line for a point. (Q2 6:46)
The Eagles work the ball around behind a stoppage on the HFF, Sheed gets the chance off his left from 50m and slots it. (Q2 7:40)
Amon starts a rebound up the guts with some skill at half back, Wines goes long to the hotspot, the crumb falls over the back for Georgiades to volley home. (Q2 9:36)
Kennedy draws two Port defenders for a high ball by Brander to the pocket, Cripps chases the crumb over the back and threads the needle from 20m! (Q2 12:01)
Petruccelle sharks a Byrne-Jones handball at half forward, Kelly kicks to the square for Kennedy to mark and goal for the third time. (Q2 14:04)
Jones kicks after the next centre bounce over Aliir to Darling 25m out on a slight angle, he converts as well. (Q2 16:03)
Gray gives to Motlop who blazes wide from the HFF. (Q2 18:19)
Brander snaps wide from traffic 30m out on a slight angle after good pack work by Duggan. (Q2 21:05)
Darling marks a Naitanui kick running with the flight to the hotspot, he gives Petruccelle a Joe the Goose special. (Q2 23:40)
Byrne-Jones handballs straight to Brander in midfield, another counter ends with Ryan who skids a snap wide from the HFF. (Q2 28:49)
Allen leaps over Aliir to mark a Kelly pass 40m out on the flank for the first goal of Q3, which by rights should be the start of junk time. (Q3 2:54)
McGovern turns the ball over by foot to Fantasia at half back, long ball to the square, Gray roves and handballs to the square for Marshall to volley home. (Q3 4:51)
Gray marks a Marshall pass over Cole at the hotspot and goals, a rare quality forward entry by Port Adelaide this evening. (Q3 7:42)
Naitanui down to Gaff and the kick nestles in the lap of Kennedy at the hotspot for another one for the Eagles, his third. (Q3 8:35)
There was a touch of rain in the first half but it’s going to fall more heavily after half time. (Q3 9:07)
Darling catches the ball out of ruck near the hotspot, baulks clear and snaps truly. (Q3 9:49)
After Georgiades smothers Hurn, Marshall marks a short Boak ball to 30m on the flank and goals. (Q3 16:21)
Sheed dives to mark a Duggan speculator to 40m on the flank, but misses. (Q3 21:45)
Boak passes to Fantasia 40m out on the flank, he finishes with a beauty. (Q3 25:50)
Cripps passes to Allen who marks despite a strong and late challenge by Aliir in the pocket 30m out. Allen hits the post. (Q4 1:21)
Fantasia marks 40m out on the flank and delivers another lovely finish for his second. (Q4 2:40)
Kennedy marks a Ryan ball next to the square and plays on for the goal. (Q4 4:44)
Jonas is pinged for an arm over the shoulder of Darling 25m out on the flank, the drop punt is straight enough. (Q4 8:46)
Hurn passes to Kennedy to mark over Amon just outside the hotspot, then give off to Rotham who misses from 50m. (Q4 11:01)
Drew converts a set shot for some junk. (Q4 14:59)
Drew gives to Amon who misses off a step from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 18:50)
Motlop has Gray over the back to waltz into the garbage bin. (Q4 21:05)
Petruccelle feeds Kelly for a miss on the run from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 23:50)
Ryan rises in front of Clurey to mark on his chest 45m out on the flank, he kicks truly. (Q4 25:24)
Boak runs from the centre bounce and passes to Marshall 35m out on a slight angle, that’s his third goal. (Q4 26:47)
Georgiades misses a flying snap from 30m on the flank. (Q4 28:44)
Cripps only has Motlop chasing for a long ball to space near the hotspot but checksides wide. (Q4 30:02)
Allen is pinged for getting in the back of Gray at the Port hotspot just before the final siren, Gray converts. (Q4 31:02)

Source: fanfooty.com.au

Blog log from R3 of 2021: West Coast vs Port Adelaide