Blog log from R5 of 2017: Gold Coast vs Adelaide

Hampton does a one-two with Sloane on the HFF and trots to 35m for the first goal. (Q1 1:18)
Hampton marks 35m out on the flank on a fast break and boots the second goal as well. (Q1 6:29)
Adelaide’s Lynch marks and misses from the HFF. (Q1 8:08)
Betts misses a pressured snap from the pocket 25m out. (Q1 8:33)
Gold Coast’s Lynch takes a contested grab on the wing on a fast break started by Hall from the last line, he has Ah Chee over the back to gather and run into the open goal. (Q1 12:42)
Cameron gives to Brad Crouch after a stoppage who misses from long range. (Q1 15:02)
Walker stands in front of Leslie to clunk a long Matt Crouch ball 30m out on the flank. He kicks what will probably be the first of a big bag today. (Q1 16:02)
Mackay is worried off the crumb from a Lynch contest to a long ball by Lynch himself, who volleys home from the square. (Q1 17:32)
Martin passes to Lynch deep in the pocket 30m out, who had five yards’ break on Hartigan. He misses. (Q1 18:49)
Betts marks an Atkins ball 20m out on the flank for his first goal. (Q1 20:27)
Cameron marks near the hotspot for his first goal, it’s already a bit of a procession. (Q1 22:45)
Another relatively easy goal for Adelaide, this time a Joe the Goose special for Lynch from Sloane. (Q1 25:18)
Ablett catches Atkins HTB in a pack 40m out on the flank, but misses. (Q1 25:18)
Kolodjashnij slips in the square chasing the footy and is pinged for deliberate rushing, gifting Menzel a goal from the line as the QT siren sounds. (Qtr Time)
Kolodjashnij gives away another score with hands in the back of Adelaide’s Lynch at the hotspot, but it’s only a behind. (Q2 2:58)
Smith passes to Matt Crouch 40m out on a slight angle on a slow play, another example of extremely loose checking by Suns backmen. Crouch goals. (Q2 4:33)
Betts passes to Lynch in the pocket 25m out, who hits the post. (Q2 8:32)
After a Sloane turnover, Rosa sits a ball up from the HFF to the top of the square for Lynch to leap and mark for his second major. (Q2 17:19)
Knight puts his head over a pack footy at the hotspot and draws a free for a high tackle by Harbrow. He goals. (Q2 19:34)
Knight gives to Sloane for a snap around the corner from the hotspot for another one. (Q2 21:18)
Sloane runs free up the guts and goes long to the square where Otten draws a free for a hold by Lemmens for his first goal. (Q2 25:51)
Witts passes to Lynch on the boundary 40m out, but his ball falls in the square for Jacobs to mark in relief just before the HT siren. (Q2 28:03)
Sloane catches Saad HTB on the wing, goes to Otten at half forward who has Atkins on the fat side to mark in space and run to close range for an easy goal. (Q3 1:33)
Matera, who had a quiet first half, marks a long Lynch ball from the HFF to 20m on a slight angle, behind two Crows. He goals. (Q3 3:21)
Walker wheels after gathering in midfield and passes ot Lynch 40m out on a slight angle, who goals. (Q3 5:38)
Witts gives to Sexton for a miss in a pack at the hotspot. (Q3 7:56)
Hampton breaks a couple of tackle at half back and the Crows have a convoy steaming up the guts, Atkins almost stuffs it up but gives to Cameron for the goal from the hotspot. (Q3 8:41)
Barlow gives to Sexton for a snap goal from the pocket 20m out. (Q3 11:42)
Smith receives running from CHB past the next centre bounce and goes long to Lynch 30m out on the flank. The set shot is wide, short and rushed. (Q3 13:09)
Laird passes to Knight 40m out on a slight angle for another one. (Q3 14:14)
Swallow roves an Ah Chee contest at CHF after the next centre bounce and snaps truly. (Q3 14:54)
Betts roves and goals from close range after a stoppage at half forward, with an assist tap by Menzel. (Q3 16:48)
Leslie is pinged for hands in the back of Walker 45m out on a slight angle after the next centre bounce. Tex misses. (Q3 17:59)
Cameron catches Saad HTB trying to run away from the kick in, but hits the post from near the hotspot. (Q3 18:38)
Betts is over the back to gather and waltz into the open goal on another fast break up the guts for Adelaide, started by Douglas. (Q3 23:09)
Barlow hits the post with a set shot from near the hotspot. (Q3 26:06)
Hall sails through a trademark long bomb from 55m through for a goal from the flank after sharking an errant Brad Crouch handball. (Q3 27:24)
Lyons marks 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 0:49)
Walker stays down for a contest at the hotspot, turns and waltzes into the open goal. (Q4 3:23)
The Sun’s Lynch feeds Ah Chee for his fourth goal from 25m on the flank. (Q4 7:26)
Wright gives to Hall for another running snap that sails through at post height from long range. (Q4 7:57)
Smith joins the party with a set shot goal from CHF. (Q4 15:12)
Adelaide’s Lynch is over the back of a Walker contest at half forward to gather, turn and goal from the hotspot before the cavalry arrives. (Q4 16:48)
Junk time goals for Menzel and then Ah Chee, two and five for them respectively. (Q4 20:55)
Otten marks at the hotspot for his second goal. (Q4 23:57)
Matera snaps a long range goal, even he doesn’t really care much about that one. (Q4 26:59)
Matt Crouch catches Barlow HTB near goal just before the full time siren, but misses. (Full Time)

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