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Blog log from R2 of 2018: Carlton vs Gold Coast

Blog log for Carlton vs Gold Coast, R2 of 2018

Martin snaps the first goal of the game inside the first 20 seconds after breaking a Byrne tackle and shooting on the run from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 0:43)
Charlie Curnow shoots OOTF from deep in the pocket with multiple teammates waving their arms for a give inside. (Q1 2:43)
Lynch passes from the pocket over Simpson to MacPherson 20m out on a slight angle, he makes no mistake with the set shot. Good start for the Suns. (Q1 4:30)
Jones gets a bad bounce when attacking a ground ball on the HBF, his man Lynch is out the back and has a paddock but gets legged by Byrne 15m out on the flank, free and goal. (Q1 7:58)
Hal scoots away from a stoppage on the wing and goes long to Lynch, crumb falls over the back for Ainsworth to zoom onto but he misses from 15m in the pocket. (Q1 10:16)
Swallow snaps after a stoppage in the pocket but Byrne rushes it in the square. (Q1 11:28)
O’Shea kicks under pressure from the BP but straight to Day 45m out on the flank. Day hits the near goalpost. (Q1 13:01)
Casboult thumps through a long Sexton snap from the HFF. (Q1 17:22)
Charlie Curnow gets a free in a marking contest 40m out on the flank, teh Blue fans give a Bronx cheer as they think they’ve been hard done by so far. Curnow goals. (Q1 20:44)
Holman sends a hopeful high ball from wing to the corridor 45m out, Wright takes his eyes off the ball and is pinged for a block on Bowes, who misses with the free. (Q1 23:35)
Simpson drops a Polson handball near CHF, Joyce goes long to the square where Lynch marks with strength over Plowman and goals. (Q1 28:29)
Sexton passes to Lynch 20m out on a slight angle just before the QT siren after another Blue rebound breaks down in midfield. Lynch boots his third goal! (Q1 31:54)
Ed Curnow snaps wide from a pack at the hotspot. (Half Time)
Martin snaps wide from 20m after a handball receive. (Q2 6:47)
Lamb roves a Wright contest on the HFF and centres to Fisher 45m out on a slight angle, he plays on and goals. (Q2 7:31)
Mullett bombs long after the next centre bounce, Charlie Curnow marks over May 40m out on a slight angle and boots his first goal. (Q2 9:36)
Witts clears with a kick after the next centre bounce, Young contests at CHF and the crumb falls for Lynch who baulks clear and boots his fourth goal from 40m. (Q2 11:07)
Lyons kicks long from the next centre bounce, Jones is pinged for a hold on Lynch at the hotspot, BANG BANG and it’s five goals for the Suns spearhead! (Q2 12:33)
May is pinged for tunnelling Charlie Curnow as they sit under a Murphy centre clearance to 40m on a slight angle. Curnow boots his second goal. (Q2 14:20)
Polson misses a quick snap off the left from a pack 40m out on a slight angle. (Q2 15:01)
Simpson runs across the backline and turns the ball over by foot with a hospital ball to Marchbank, Sexton spoils then gives to Lynch for his sixth major! (Q2 22:53)
Weller starts a rebound from the HBF, it’s not pretty but eventually Miller runs forward to mark a Lynch ball 45m out on a slight angle. Touk misses. (Q2 26:02)
Cripps marks a hopeful Dow ball in a big pack on the flank 20m out, but shoots wide. (Q3 4:29)
Joyce goes long from the wing to MacPherson inside CHF, he gives off to Kolodjashnij whose snap falls on the line and is rushed. (Q3 6:59)
Murphy gives to Dow who scoots through CHF and goes to Weitering, who wins a free for front on contact by Bowes next to the square. Weitering kicks truly. (Q3 8:59)
A free against Thompson for a push at the hotspot plus 50m for backchat gifts Lamb a goal, after a Wright centre clearance kick. (Q3 10:54)
Charlie Curnow gives to Ed steaming down the wing, he goes short to the lead of Lamb 40m out on a slight angle. Lamb hangs the set shot right. (Q3 14:44)
Swallow pokes a kick out of a stoppage at half forward, Martin roves the MacPherson contest, breaks an arm tackle by Plowman and snaps truly from 20m. (Q3 16:39)
Marchbank roves a Lyons contest near the Suns hotspot but Lyons keeps his feet and catches the Blue HTB for a big goal. (Q3 19:51)
Cuningham turns the ball over by hand behind the centre, Weller gives to Hall who misses on the lope from 50m on the flank. (Q3 23:13)
Lynch gets a handball at half forward, Cuningham flies in but his tackle doesn’t stick, the Lynch attempt dribbles off the boot to Martin who goals from the hotspot. (Q3 27:27)
Cripps bombs long to the square after the next centre bounce but it bounces wide. (Q3 27:27)
Yet again Jones is outpositioned by Lynch, Sexton finds his man 15m out on a slight angle. Lynch boots goal number seven, Suns back in control after a blip early in Q3. (Q3 29:15)
Jones kicks from the first centre bounce of Q4, Charlie Curnow roves and feeds Wright who dribbles wide from 20m on the flank. (Q4 0:21)
Thomas passes to Mullett at half forward, he plays on and misses from 50m on a slight angle. (Q4 2:39)
Wright leaps and takes a pack mark 25m out on a slight angle in between two Suns, he goals. (Q4 3:26)
Lyons gives to Ainsworth who has a moment to measure a snap across the body from 40m in the corridor… it’s good! Suns have all the answers. (Q4 4:51)
Fiorini gets a similar opportunity but shoots wide off the left boot. (Q4 5:25)
MacPherson kicks a chaos ball from the HFF but it favours Ainsworth who feeds Lynch to snap his eighth goal from the hotspot! (Q4 6:44)
Wright marks 40m out in front, bounces off Kolodjashnij to play on and goal. (Q4 12:41)
Charlie Curnow marks a Petrevski-Seton ball on the lead 40m out on the flank, nothing Kolodjashnij could do there. He misses. (Q4 15:37)
Lynch breaks a Weitering tackle deep in the pocket and centres to Young at the top of the square for a junk time goal. (Q4 20:11)
Lynch gets a very good bounce at CHF, gets a shepherd but his snap for nine bounces in the square and takes a leg break into the goalpost. (Q4 23:11)
Casboult takes a pack mark 25m out on the flank, but misses. (Q4 24:52)
Ed Curnow is not paid a mark from a Cuningham ball that hits the turf 45m out in front, he gets up and misses with a snap. (Q4 26:19)
Murphy roves a Marchbank contest at the hotspot and bounces through a belated goal. (Q4 28:25)

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