Lights much better than Punt Road but the oval is huge so hopefully they play the grandstand side…
Round 8 Essendon v Footscray @ Whitten Oval, 7pm Friday 9 June 2017
Starting bench includes Morgan and Nobby.
Mutch Hocking Langford Loony start in the middle.
Slow start, we get two frees.
Hasn’t gone their end yet
We lead 1-0
Boyse foot tap point in congestion.
They break free, get a man thirty on his own. All he has to do is run into goal, but he nearly stuffs that with a failed bounce on the wet turf.
Franga mark at defensive fifty. Turns and drills a spear to our forward fifty. Catches everyone off guard and Begley collects and goals.
45m penalty for Morgan over the mark.
Mutch high tackle frees: 2
They dropped a knee onto his head afterwards, just to make sure.
Ferry contested juggled mark of the wet ball.
Morgan airies a handball straight to a Dog, in range.
Begley has permission to roam/start behind the square.
Fairly open game here. They mark 45 out on 45 angle.
Across the face but Campbell outmarks Loony and set shot banana is successful.
Long splits the middle, kicks long to Boyse but he drops it. Long keeps running, collects and a high snap is through!
Loony off, Draper middle.
Francis forward. Redman back.
Brawl, free to them reversed to us!