Blog log from P2 of 2019: Sydney vs Gold Coast

Hayward snaps wide from a pack 15m out. (Q1 1:44)
Blakey passes from midfield to Dawson 35m out on a slight angle for the first goal. (Q1 6:06)
Rowbottom snaps the second goal from near the hotspot after a feed by McInerney. (Q1 8:08)
Papley roves a Reid contest and snaps over his shoulder from near the hotspot, it’s short but Ronke is in front in the square to catch, snap and goal. (Q1 9:32)
Papley gets another chance from the pocket 20m out, he tries a grubber but Joyce gets a finger on it, behind. (Q1 10:59)
Kennedy has a set shot from the HFF, Suns switch off to allow Cunningham to mark a short pass untouched 30m out on a slight angle. Cunningham punches it home. (Q1 13:56)
Bowes roves a Mills fumble to a Weller inside 50 kick to the hotspot, gives to Sexton who snaps a nice goal from 30m on the flank. (Q1 16:11)
Kennedy marks 35m out on the flank and steers through that one, Swans have the jump. (Q1 19:22)
Swallow roves a Burgess contest to a Miles centre clearance kick to the hotspot, his quick snap falls just the right side of the goal line. (Q1 20:42)
Hayward rams a snap from heavy traffic 10m out into the goalpost. (Q1 21:40)
Melican turns the ball over by foot on the wing, Suns pounce and sweep back, Rankine marks just inside 50m on a slight angle and kicks a lovely goal. (Q1 24:15)
Ronke marks near the boundary 35m out but doesn’t score. (Q1 26:59)
Ainsworth has a man on his hammer on the HFF and an empty goalsquare to aim at, he kicks across the body from 55m and the ball dribbles through for a big goal! (Q1 28:39)
Powell passes short to Fiorini 40m out near the boundary. He shoots as the QT siren sounds… starts left but the wind blows it straight over the goal umpire’s peaked cap! (Qtr Time)
Hewett draws a high contact free on Collins at the hotspot and restores Sydney’s lead with his first goal. (Q2 5:31)
Parker plays on from a free at a stoppage in the centre, runs to 60m and sails it over everybody’s heads in the square on the breeze. (Q2 7:16)
Melican is pinged for a hold on Wright 20m out on a slight angle, 2MP makes him pay with a lovely set shot. (Q2 8:38)
McVeigh baulks clear after a handball receive on the HFF and shots off the left from 45m… narrow. (Q2 11:16)
Thurlow gathers an errant Sun rebound kick and feeds Clarke who misses from 45m on a slight angle. (Q2 11:26)
Ballard also turns over the ball on the rebound from the kick in, a shank straight to Reid who butters up and snaps truly from 25m on the flank. (Q2 11:56)
Clarke passes to Papley 30m out on the flank, who makes no mistake from the set shot. (Q2 15:14)
Martin misses a snap on the turn from the HFF. (Q2 16:31)
Sexton roves a Lukosius contest to a Rankine inside 50 kick and snaps his second goal from 20m. (Q2 17:27)
Ballard shanks another kick from the last line to the same spot as the Reid shot, this time it’s Blakey who mops up and makes him pay. (Q2 19:27)
Hayward bombs a goal from CHF using the wind to full effect after the Swans get a rare centre clearance. (Q2 20:15)
Ainsworth snaps wide from traffic at half forward. (Q2 23:50)
Jones marks on the HFF on a fast rebound and goes quickly to Hayward 20m out on a slight angle, he goals again. (Q2 27:32)
Dawson marks in front of a pack at the top of the square after Aliir feeds Heeney for the sprint and long bomb out of the centre, he goals. (Q2 29:00)
Reid marks a Heeney kick in front of King 20m out on the flank and steers through another one for Sydney. (Q2 31:12)
Papley roves and misses from the pocket to kick off second half junk time. (Q3 0:42)
Sexton hits the post with a long snap. (Q3 4:57)
Dawson marks in front of a pack at CHF, plays on and goes quick to the square, touched off the boot but Heeney catches and snaps from 10m for the goal. (Q3 10:41)
Jones passes from the wing to Blakey leading up the guts to just inside CHF. Tough set shot into what is now a stiff breeze… falls short, eventually Parker roves and goals. (Q3 12:41)
Burgess misses an opportunity from near CHF. (Q3 14:26)
Burgess and Mills chase a long ball to an empty square, Burgess is in front and shins it through for a goal. (Q3 15:49)
Rampe gives away 50m to take Lukosius from the HFF to the top of the square for a cheap goal. (Q3 17:42)
Lukosius catches Cunningham HTB 20m out in front and boots his second goal. (Q3 21:11)
Blakey marks in front of King 35m out on a slight angle and boots his second goal. (Q3 22:52)
Hanley passes to Wright on the boundary 30m out, who kicks OOTF. (Q3 25:24)
Fiorini hurries a set shot from 50m and sails it wide. (Q3 28:28)
Bowes gets a set shot after the 3QT siren after being paid a mark 45m out in the corridor. He misses. (Q3 30:12)
Dawson passes to Aliir leading in front of Witts near the boundary 35m out. The set shot is a thing of beauty, the goal umpire arches his back to watch it sail over his peaked cap. (Q4 5:01)
Wright intercepts Melican’s kick across the backline but sprays it from 20m on the flank. (Q4 8:35)
Wright roves a loose ball in a pack at the hotspot and snaps across his body for a nice goal. (Q4 10:06)
Martin hits the post with a snap from the HFF. (Q4 11:23)
Burgess runs behind Melican to mark a long Harbrow ball down the flank to 30m, but he hangs it way right. (Q4 13:04)
Grundy turns the ball over in defence, Wright marks a MacPherson pass across half forward to 40m on a slight angle, but misses. (Q4 20:53)
Parker snaps his third goal deep in junk time on the run from true CHF. (Q4 20:53)
Parker gets a set shot just inside 50m on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 20:53)

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