Blog log from R11 of 2017: Gold Coast vs West Coast

Sexton passes to Martin on the boundary 30m out, he tries a centring ball that doesn’t work. (Q1 0:49)
Lynch marks on the wing, wheels and sends a lovely long, low ball to Wright to mark unopposed 45m out on a slight angle, an early failure of the Weagle Web. Wright misses. (Q1 2:53)
Sheed it was with the first score with a long range snap miss. (Q1 3:34)
The Suns stuff around with the footy a bit on the HFF but eventually get a long ball by Hall to a pack at the hotspot, Lynch busts it open to mark and goal from 20m. (Q1 4:49)
Hill clears from the next centre bounce, the crumb falls from the hotspot to the pocket where Yeo gathers, baulks Joyce and screws through a fine goal off the left from 20m! (Q1 6:49)
Wright baulks a man on the HFF and sends a long ball down the line to Barlow who marks in front of Gaff 15m out. Barlow misses with a checkside attempt. (Q1 7:49)
Hutching gives outside of a pack at the hotspot to Shuey who screws through a goal under not much pressure. (Q1 9:45)
LeCras roves a long Vardy ball to the hotspot but snaps wide. (Q1 12:35)
Duggan sets up Nelson for a snap from 50m near the boundary, well wide. (Q1 13:29)
A chaos ball from the Suns HFF bounces past Mackenzie to Lynch who snaps on the turn, but into the post. (Q1 14:25)
Saad intercepts a Butler kick to the Suns HFF, runs down the line and dodges clear between two Eagles, but sprays it from 20m. (Q1 15:25)
Schofield baulks around Lynch on the wing, runs to 50m on the flank and laods up for bear… big goal from the full back! (Q1 20:19)
Lemmens roves a long Saad ball to Wright and rolls through a goal from the hotspot. (Q1 26:19)
Petrie gathers a ground ball at the top of th esquare, baulks and gives to Cripps to run into the open goal for the first of Q2, after a stoppage at half forward. (Q2 1:09)
Jetta commits a clanger at half back to Sexton, who quick snap is wide. (Q2 2:40)
Mitchell gives to McGovern outside CHF, he tries his luck from 55m with all the Suns flooding back… and it sails through! (Q2 5:38)
Mackenzie is pinged for deliberate OOB 15m out, his man Lynch takes the free and gives the home crowd something to cheer with a professional checkside finish. (Q2 13:54)
Hall sets up Lyons to run free for a snap on the HFF, he rolls through another one for Gold Coast. They are back within a kick in a pretty tight game. (Q2 16:45)
Vardy marks a rather hopeful Cripps ball to a pack at the hotspot, with both Leslie and May going to Darling. But Vardy sprays it badly. (Q2 18:09)
Lynch passes to Matera 40m out on a slight angle, he misses. (Q2 19:08)
Lemmens misses a difficult snap from the pocket. (Q2 20:17)
Barlow gets a free for a push by Mitchell at a stoppage 45m out on the flank. He has a bit of breeze behind him… just misses. (Q2 21:55)
Sexton gathers a centring Martin ball outside the hotspot, has Hall for the give but goes himself on the turn… well wide. (Q2 22:54)
Rosa bounces down the wing and goes long for Wright to mark 20m out on a slight angle. Wright makes no mistake, Suns hit the lead. (Q2 27:10)
Matera taps down a Mackenzie handball in the pocket, gathers and gives out to Lynch who snaps truly from 20m. (Q3 6:58)
Yeo is over the back on a West Coast fast break to run into the open goal, after good work in the middle by Mitchell. (Q3 10:19)
Sheppard gets a hospital handball in defensive goalsquare by Hill, Hall catches him HTB in a rough tackle for his first goal. (Q3 11:20)
Fast break from half back by the Suns this time, Ablett goes to Sexton who marks despite a Hurn challenge at the hotspot. He goals, Gold Coast is kicking away! (Q3 13:30)
Kolodjashnij is pinged for HTB under Priddis tackle, replay shows he handballed it though. Priddis misses from 25m, footy gods smile. (Q3 17:49)
Lyons passes short to Ablett 45m out on the flank. Ablett doesn’t score. (Q3 19:43)
Petrie passes to Cripps 40m out on the flank, who misses. (Q3 20:48)
Harbrow receives on the HFF, is challenged and jinks onto his left boot for a snap around the corner from 45m… sails through! (Q3 23:35)
Jetta misses a very long snap. (Q3 27:03)
Petrie marks on a slow play 25m out on the flank, Witts lost him in transition as he bumped into Darling. The Dish kicks his first goal for West Coast. (Q4 7:01)
Sheed catches Hanley HTB 45m out on the flank, his set shot falls and is off hands for a behind. (Q4 11:46)
Hill is on the line to mark a long Sheppard ball for the goal to put the Eagles back in front at the half way point of Q4. (Q4 14:20)
Lemmens roves at half forward and sprays a relatively easy snap from 35m on a slight angle. (Q4 17:03)
LeCras feeds Hill in the square for an easy goal after Sheppard kicks inside 50. (Q4 18:01)
Kolodjashnij is corralled in the pocket on a fast break and gives inside to Matera who snaps a nice goal from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 21:53)
After some end to end attacking play, Gaff passes to Hill 40m out on the flank. Hill misses. (Q4 24:03)
Lyons intercepts a Nelson rebound kick to the centre, Harbrow’s long kick is marked by Wright with a big fly 45m out on a slight angle. Wright goals, Suns in front again! (Q4 26:59)
1:28 left at the next centre bounce. (Q4 26:59)
Wright had the size mismatch on Yeo for that big grab. (Q4 26:59)
At the next centre bounce Lyons feeds Ablett who passes to Wright at 45m on a slight angle on the opposite side. Wright misses, 46 seconds left. (Q4 28:02)
Lynch intercepts the speculator by Jetta to the wing, he starts tempo to Saad on the HBF, back to Lynch, Gold Coast will win! (Q4 28:43)

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