Blog log from R17 of 2016: Western Bulldogs vs Gold Coast

Lonergan receives from Lynch but misses under pressure from near the hotspot. (Q1 0:39)
Smith hits the post after marking in a lot of space in the pocket and playing on. (Q1 6:11)
The Suns go coast to coast from the kick in, Lynch centres from the HFF to Ah Chee at the hotspot running forward from midfield. Ah Chee goals. (Q1 7:11)
Picken roves spoil from a pack at the hotspot to the pocket, turns Kolodjashnij inside out with a left foot step and runs around to snap truly from 15m! (Q1 9:56)
After a harbrow turnover by foot on the wing, Smith marks a Bontempelli ball from CHF to the square over Kolodjashnij and plays on for the simple goal. (Q1 12:27)
Smith roves his own contest to a long Biggs ball to the top of the square by beating two Suns to it, he snaps over his left shoulder for another one. (Q1 12:57)
Bontempelli roves a quick Stevens ball to the hotspot but misses. (Q1 14:42)
Lynch marks a long Davis ball from the HFF to the top of the square over the outmatched Biggs. He goals. (Q1 15:55)
Redpath just misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q1 19:17)
Lynch is over the back to mark unopposed at the hotspot on a fast break. He goals, just. (Q1 21:47)
Stevens rolls through a nice goal from the pocket 20m out after Dickson keeps a ground ball alive. (Q1 23:27)
Dunkley it was with the goal assist give under a Day tackle. (Q1 23:57)
Roughead clears from the next centre bounce, Stevens baulks at half forward and kicks to the square, the ball rolls on and on and through for two in a minute! (Q1 24:28)
Another centre clearance to the Bullies, Dickson marks behind Martin at the top of the square and plays on into the open goal. It’s a rout now. (Q1 25:45)
Matera taps outside to Hall from a pack at the hotspot but the quick right foot snap is just wide. (Q1 29:28)
Malceski dithers on the rebound and is caught HTB by Stringer near the hotspot, plus a 50m penalty to put Stringer on the line and ensure the goal. (Q2 0:59)
Wallis clears high from a stoppage on the HFF to the top of the square where Redpath beats Day in a wrestle to mark one-handed and goal. (Q2 3:24)
Garlett rides a tackle at half forward and delivers a lovely handball over the top to Ah Chee to run on and goal from 25m. (Q2 11:37)
Hall gets pinged for catching Picken high at a ball up at CHF for the Bulldogs. Picken runs right and kicks left, behind. (Q2 14:09)
Wallis marks a Picken ball to the square over Martin for another goal for the Bullies. And it has got to the stage of bullying by now. (Q2 16:17)
Stevens gets caught in possession on the HBF, Lynch marks at the hotspot and gives Matera a Joe the Goose special. (Q2 17:52)
Davis roves a loose ball on the HFF, turns and shoots from 50m, the ball drifts to the behind line where Lynch fumbles it for a behind. (Q2 18:59)
Wallis roves a Dickson contest at the top of the square but misses on the turn with two Suns challenging. (Q2 20:16)
Smith hits the post from 20m after the Suns stuff up the kick in to the BP. (Q2 20:16)
Again the Suns can’t clear from defence, Bontempelli passes from the HFF to Jong leading out from the square to 20m. Jong goals. (Q2 21:18)
Stringer screws through a point with two Suns on him deep in the pocket 20m out. (Q2 26:31)
Martin drops a mark then turns it over by hand on the HBF, Stringer passes to Picken near the hotspot to goal just before HT. (Q2 27:34)
Tom Boyd marks a Macrae ball 45m out on the flank and splits the middle with a lovely set shot for his first goal, to kick off second half junk time. (Q3 1:06)
Lynch runs into the open goal for his third, then has a laugh with the Dog defenders. This is going to be a long second half. (Q3 4:03)
Hall misses on the run from 40m. (Q3 4:03)
Lynch marks easily over Matthew Boyd 15m out on the flank, but misses. (Q3 6:52)
Hall misses a snap from the HFF. (Q3 10:20)
Wallis passes to Dickson 25m out on the flank, who misses. (Q3 16:22)
Smith runs away from a stoppage on the HFF and lets fly from 40m near the boundary, but hits the post again. (Q3 18:40)
Picken misses a running snap from CHF. (Q3 20:09)
Tom Boyd draws a free for a push by Thompson 35m out on the flank, bit soft and made a lot of it. The million dollar man misses right. (Q3 22:01)
Dunkley marks 45m out in front and doesn’t score, mark on the behind line by Nicholls to relieve. (Q3 23:16)
Tom Boyd passes to Smith 40m out on the flank on a fast break just before the 3QT siren. Smith runs left and shoots right, no score. (Q3 26:04)
Redpath marks 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot drops in the square, Sexton is pinged for a red hot HTB decision under a double tackle. Smith goals. (Q4 1:49)
Matera goals from 15m under not much pressure. Deep in junk time now. (Q4 4:49)
Lynch misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q4 12:30)
Picken centres from the pocket to the dive of Wallis at the hotspot for his second goal, just. (Q4 13:40)
Davis marks a Hall shank 40m out on the flank for his first goal. (Q4 17:20)
Hunter passes to Redpath leading to 45m on a slight angle, and misses. (Q4 21:05)
Grant marks at the hotspot and hits the post. (Q4 22:31)
The Dogs go coast to coast, Johannisen goes short to Wallis 40m out on a slight angle. Wallis goals. (Q4 23:49)

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