Blog log from R18 of 2016: Gold Coast vs Fremantle

Walters snaps the first goal from 45m on a slight angle after a turnover at halfback by Miller. (Q1 1:47)
Dawson is pinged very unluckily for a shepherd on Lynch on the HFF, Lynch went too early. Lynch’s set shot falls on the behind line and is rushed. (Q1 3:02)
Day marks a Davis ball 40m out on the flank on the end of a fast break through the middle, and steers through the first Suns goal of the afternoon. (Q1 5:14)
Day can’t mark but draws a free on Dawson for front-on contact sitting under a high Sexton centre clearance kick to 35m in front. He goals again. (Q1 6:47)
Day wobbles a chaos ball from CHF up the guts, it bounces past Lynch and Dawson and sits up for Grant to pounce and volley home from 10m! (Q1 9:21)
Taberner squeezes through a Daicos special from the boundary 20m out off the left boot after roving. (Q1 11:17)
Weller gives to Langdon after a stoppage on the HFF, he runs down the boundary and steers through the goal from 20m. (Q1 15:38)
Wright catches Mundy HTB at the top of the goalsquare, the Dockers captain tried to baulk but 2MP got his hips. He goals. (Q1 20:33)
Lynch marks a Shaw ball 30m out on the flank running back to goal on a fast break, with Dawson well out of position. He makes no mistake. Suns have the jump! (Q1 22:33)
Wright marks on the boundary 30m out behind Collins, but misses. (Q1 24:14)
May turns the ball over the wing as the Suns play tempo nearing QT, leading to Hill marking 30m out near the boundary just before the siren. Hill doesn’t score, though. (Q1 30:12)
Walters marks a long ball in the pocket a few metres ahead of his man Tape, plays on in a low percentage snap off the left boot from 30m but bounces it through using all his skill. (Q2 2:07)
Mayne gives to Pearce forward of a pack for a running snap from 20m on the flank, he goals as well. (Q2 4:21)
Ibbotson misses a snap around the corner from 35m on a slight angle after roving a smothered ball. (Q2 11:03)
Lonergan gives to Tape for a snap on the lope from 40m in front… skews OOTF, just like a backman. (Q2 12:55)
Walters marks 45m out on a slight angle, his set shot falls on the line and squirts into the goalpost. (Q2 16:07)
Yarran is behind Harbrow to mark a long Pearce ball to the pocket 15m out. The first-gamer kicks his first goal in senior footy. (Q2 18:17)
Day roves a pack at the hotspot and uses his strength to stand up in a tackle and get a snap away… it bounces twice and straight through! (Q2 19:22)
Grant marks in the pocket 30m out and delivers a quality finish to swing it left to right and straight through. (Q2 22:10)
The Suns dominate the next centre bounce, Grant baulks and finds Matera at the hotspot. Matera goals as well, and suddenly the Suns’ QT lead has been restored. (Q2 23:21)
Clarke gives to Langdon who runs to 45m on a slight angle and snaps truly, but did May touch it off the boot? Video review, ruled a behind. (Q2 25:56)
Langdon marks just inside 50m on a slight angle, Garlett punches his head just a split second too late, the ump pays 50m to ensure the goal. (Q2 28:11)
Neale marks a long centring ball from the wing by Walters unopposed 40m out in the corridor, excellent vision by Son-Son there. Neale goals, Dockers regain the lead. (Q2 29:26)
Hill passes to Walters to mark on the lead in front of Tape at 40m on the flank just before the HT siren. Son-Son splits the middle. (Q2 32:08)
Day juggles a long Sexton ball over the back of two Dockers at the hotspot for his fourth goal. (Q3 1:40)
Wright marks a Grant ball at the hotspot and puts the Suns back in the lead with his second major. (Q3 4:35)
Suban goes short to Yarran 40m out on a slight angle after Neale beats Shaw to a ground ball on the wing. Yarran goals again. (Q3 7:30)
Sutcliffe is pinged for a hold on Grant in the pocket 25m out as he’s on the lead, after a Mundy turnover on the HBF. Spindleshanks misses the tough set shot. (Q3 10:48)
Davis releases Matera to run free through CHF for a left foot snap from 45m, but it’s very disappointing, barely a behind. (Q3 16:36)
Ah Chee intercepts Crozier on the kick in 45m out on a slight angle, but he misses. (Q3 17:11)
Lynch beats Dawson with a baulk in the pocket and gives a Joe the Goose special for the third Wright goal! (Q3 24:16)
Lynch marks easily in front of Spurr 20m out on a slight angle and boots goal number two. (Q3 25:40)
Taberner has a set shot from 50m on a slight angle fisted through by Nicholls for a behind. (Q4 6:36)
Lynch marks 45m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q4 7:56)
Wright contests near the behind post, Sutcliffe spoils but Matera decides instead of crumbing he will tunnelball past Sutcliffe to the square for Lynch to volley home! (Q4 10:48)
Lynch goals from the top of the square after worrying Dawson off a chaos ball by Davis from the HFF. (Q4 11:59)
Sexton picks up a smothered ball near CHF, runs to 45m and slams through another one! Miller with the goal assist play on that one. (Q4 13:05)
Griffin goals from a set shot from 35m on the flank after catching Kolodjashnij HTB. (Q4 17:21)
Blakely marks over a pack near the hotspot but misses, disappointingly. (Q4 18:03)
Langdon misses a running snap from the HFF. (Q4 21:08)
Walters marks a short Weller ball 20m out in front, turns and goals after Lonergan committed a terrible turnover on the HBF. (Q4 22:17)
Martin gets his first goal to seal the deal with only three minutes remaining. (Q4 25:18)

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