Blog log from R23 of 2017: Port Adelaide vs Gold Coast

Port break away through the middle as Ryder kicks long to Dixon on May. Dixon edges May out and marks 30m from goal. He goes back and kicks the opener. (Q1 3:01)
Miller tight on the boundary kicks to the top of the square and it bounces over the back for Lyons to soccer through for a goal. (Q1 7:46)
Terrible turnover in the middle by Spencer sees the ball rebound back to Gray who marks with Saad out of position. Gray from 35m out on a slight angle kicks truly. (Q1 10:26)
Wright marks on the lead 60m from goal, wheels around, loads up and it nearly makes the distance but Houston gets a hand on it on the goal line. (Q1 13:41)
Byrne-Jones on his left chips to Sam Gray on the lead. Gray marks 40m from goal on a 45 degree angle. His set shot fades to the left. (Q1 22:07)
Swallow wins a hard ground ball, hands to Ainsworth who hits Wright on the lead 50m from goal. Wright loads up from 60m and slots it with ease. (Q1 26:10)
Swallow clears from the pocket but it lands with Houston on the bounce who throws it on the boot and kicks a nice goal. (Q2 1:26)
Marshall has a kick for goal from 60m out, it falls short and Dixon outmuscles May to mark on the goal line. Dixon goals. (Q2 5:41)
Ryder in space kicks forward and it fortuitously falls to Amon who hands to Westhoff, enabling Westhoff to run to 30m and kick the goal. (Q2 8:26)
Powell-Pepper with the ball 65m from goal kicks long to the top of the square where Sam Gray manages to out-position the taller opponent in Spencer and mark in front of goal. (Q2 14:11)
Gray from directly in front kicks truly. (Q2 14:11)
Dixon releases Powell-Pepper with a handball, SPP runs to 40m from goal, has the shot but misses to the near side. (Q2 26:42)
Byrne-Jones on the 50m arc looks centrally and finds Sam Gray on his own 30m out directly in front. Gray goals. (Q2 27:12)
Saad tries to run the ball out from the last line but he’s claimed by Johnson. Eventually Gray shovels it to Wingard who snaps the goal. (Q2 30:42)
Wines on the 50m arc hands backwards to Neade who chips inside to Sam Gray 35m from goal. Gray on a 45 degree angle goes back and kicks the goal. (Q3 5:40)
Hall steps an opponent and looks to kick inside but it’s cut off by Dixon who marks 50m from goal. Dixon’s set shot misses to the left. (Q3 6:26)
Spencer spills a mark and then May fumbles in the goal square which allows Sam Gray to snap a goal. (Q3 7:55)
Boak marks on 50 and hands to Ebert who runs to 45m and kicks a nice goal. (Q3 11:20)
Wingard has a shot for goal which falls short to Brooksby who hacks it out and straight back to Wingard! Wingard has another shot and misses again. (Q3 22:11)
Polec wins the footy 70m from goal, break a tackle, runs to 50m and kicks a lovely long goal. (Q3 23:26)
Robbie Gray bursts out of the stoppage and kicks beautifully to Wingard on a hard lead 35m from goal directly in front. Wingard goes back and kicks the goal. (Q3 26:51)
Swallow marks outside 50 and chips to Wright on the lead 40m from goal. Wright goes back and kicks the Suns’ first since Q1. (Q4 3:44)
Neade kicks the ball high and Hall looks to intercept mark but Marshall comes over the top and takes the grab. Marshall from 40m out kicks his first goal in AFL footy. (Q4 8:15)
Polec steps around Fiorini easily and spots Dixon on his own 35m from goal. Dixon from a slight angle kicks truly for his 3rd. (Q4 12:30)
Ebert kicks long from the middle and finds Dixon who marks above two Suns 45m from goal. Dixon goes back and slots another. (Q4 14:45)
Hartlett loads up from 60m out and makes good contact but pulls it left for a behind. (Q4 19:13)
Sam Gray gets caught high and wins a free for the opportunity to kick his 5th from the top of the goal square. He goes back and kicks truly. (Q4 25:14)
Hartlett loads up with a kick at goal but Sam Gray running back with the flight takes the mark on the goal line. Gray goes back and kicks his sixth! (Q4 25:30)
Boak shovels the ball forward to Wingard who hands backwards to Neade for the snap on goal from 30m out which he finishes nicely. (Q4 26:55)

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