Blog log from R16 of 2018: North Melbourne vs Gold Coast

Ziebell fumbles a ball to his bootlaces by Anderson, May tackles and gives away a free for holding the man. Jay-Z lines up from 40m on a slight angle and misses. (Q1 1:45)
After Ballard coughs the ball up in the BP on the rebound, Dumont passes to Brown 35m out on a slight angle who makes no mistake for the first goal of the afternoon. (Q1 3:05)
Brown marks a low bullet by Thompson from midfield to 50m on a slight angle with Thompson draped all over him. He runs in right and shoots left. (Q1 6:00)
Zurhaar gives to Brown who tries a standing-start checkside from the hotspot, that one is wide as well. (Q1 8:43)
Wright gets a 50m penalty for Ahern’s encroachment to bring him to 45m on a slight angle, he strokes through the first Suns goal. (Q1 12:30)
Ahern gets a rather soft contact free on Young in a pack 45m out on a slight angle and delivers a nice finish. (Q1 14:35)
Brown gets a rather lucky blocking free on Crossley 35m out on a slight angle, this time he stays straight and boots his second goal. (Q1 18:33)
Anderson feeds Brown after another failed rebound by the Suns, he snaps from 40m on the flank and that’s three Q1 goals for him. (Q1 23:44)
Crossley marks over Daw 15m out in front for the first goal of Q2. (Q2 0:29)
Brown feeds outside of a pack on the HFF to Jacobs who checksides home from 25m. (Q2 3:05)
Zurhaar catches Lyons HTB just inside 50m on the HFF but misses near side. (Q2 4:07)
Goldstein gets a ruck free on Witts 45m out on the flank and kicks his first goal. (Q2 7:35)
Witts snaps a goal from heavy traffic near the hotspot. (Q2 9:22)
Miller chases down McDonald in the Suns FP and forces a deliberate OOB handball. Holman takes the free from 15m and misses. (Q2 11:04)
Sexton has two Roos hanging off him in a pack 30m out on the flank but he gets a tumbling punt on line for a fine goal! (Q2 12:16)
McDonald kicks across half back but straight to Schoenfeld 40m out in front, who hits the post. (Q2 13:24)
Ahern marksa centring ball by Jacobs 45m out in front and steers through his second goal. (Q2 16:10)
Schoenfeld misses a quick snap from 10m out. (Q2 19:01)
Jacobs hits the post with a quick snap from half forward. (Q2 21:02)
Lemmens misses with a free kick on Zurhaar from 40m on a slight angle. (Q2 22:30)
Crossley marks a Swallow pass at much the same spot for the same result, disappointingly. (Q2 23:20)
Powell shoots OOTF with a snap across the body from the hotspot under not much pressure. (Q2 25:04)
Young catches Williams HTB 30m out on the flank but shoots OOTF. (Q2 27:35)
Sexton passes short to Martin 40m out on the flank who delivers some rare forward conversion quality for the Suns with a pretty set shot. (Q2 29:45)
May bumps Higgins from behind way off the ball to give away a free 35m out on a slight angle. Higgins recovers to kick the goal. (Q3 3:30)
Miller marks and gets a 50m penalty on Williams for encroachment to take him from wing to 20m on a slight angle for an easy goal. (Q3 7:18)
Daw flashes across a pack to mark a Higgins pass from the wing to 40m on a slight angle. He bangs through a very nice finish, high and straight. (Q3 11:37)
Daw flashes across in front of Witts but can’t spoil the big ruckman 20m out in the Gold Coast FP. Witts shoots across the face. (Q3 14:18)
Schoenfeld crashes into Macmillan late to bring him from CHB to CHF, Macmillan somehow finds Ziebell all on his own 20m out in front to mark and goal. (Q3 15:32)
Lyons misses a quick snap from 40m on the flank. (Q3 20:03)
Harbrow passes short to Martin 40m out wide on the flank, who misses the lot. (Q3 21:18)
Ah Chee gets there late to give away a 50m penalty to Zurhaar after the young Roo intercepts a rebound kick on the wing, Zurhaar converts from 20m on a slight angle. (Q3 24:20)
Dumont feeds McDonald for a miss from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 25:50)
Turner snaps a nice goal around his body on the left after roving a Brown contest at the hotspot. (Q3 27:27)
Ziebell roves a Brown contest to a Turner ball near the hotspot but misses on the turn. (Q3 30:37)
Atley has space to run down the flank with two bounces but shoots across the face from 30m. (Q4 0:46)
Daw marks 50m out on the flank, wheels and shoots… the ball falls on the line the crowd goes up, the ump calls for a review… it’s a goal! (Q4 2:17)
Ziebell flies in front of May to mark at CHF. He runs in right and shoots right OOTF. (Q4 5:37)
Brown gets a rather soft free for a push by Thompson going for a Jacobs kick to the hotspot, he converts with no problem. (Q4 7:22)
Harbrow roves a loose footy on the wing, scoots to the HFF and goes long to Holman on his own at the hotspot who gets some junk. (Q4 10:53)
Lyons snaps wide from a ball up at the hotspot. (Q4 12:56)
Ah Chee kicks to the pocket where Young is over the back to gather and stroll into the open goal on a rare fast break rebound by the Suns. (Q4 17:52)
Atley clears from the next centre bounce with a pass to Brown leading to 40m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q4 19:23)
Simpkin marks 45m out on the flank, his set shot looks good but falls on the line to be rushed. (Q4 20:58)
Ziebell feeds Turner who misses the lot with a snap from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 21:22)
Atley takes three bounces around the outer wing and shoots from 40m on the flank… wide again. (Q4 24:41)
Young gives to Wright whose screwing snap from near the boundary 35m out is just narrow. (Q4 26:15)
Ah Chee misses a set shot from 35m on a slight angle. (Q4 26:35)

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