Blog log from R9 of 2018: Gold Coast vs Port Adelaide

Rosa is the unlikely scorer of the first goal with a snap from deep in the pocket 30m out. (Q1 1:47)
May touches through a Sam Gray snap from half forward for a behind. (Q1 2:45)
Jonas just gets the boot to a loose ball in the Suns goalsquare before Sexton as they wrestle, ruled a rushed behind. (Q1 5:29)
Wingard snaps the first Power goal of the afternoon after roving a pack at the hotspot. (Q1 5:57)
Ah Chee is pinged for a hold on Sam Gray 20m out in front as they wait for a Boak ball from the HFF, easy goal. (Q1 7:12)
Robbie Gray beats May to mark a Powell-Pepper ball with his left hand near the behind post, but misses. (Q1 8:43)
Scheer drops a relieving mark at the hotspot, Rockliff roves and snaps truly. (Q1 10:12)
Heron kicks his first goal in senior footy from the square after the Suns handball their way through traffic at half forward on the end of a rebound started by Hall. (Q1 11:42)
Dixon marks near CHF but misses. (Q1 12:12)
Robbie Gray roves, gives to Wingard who has Neade zipping by for a snap off the left from 15m in front… but wobbles wide. (Q1 14:29)
Boak converts a set shot from 35m out on a slight angle after marking a centring ball by Polec. (Q1 15:47)
Witts gets a free plus 50m against Ryder to put him at the top of the square for a bonus goal. (Q1 19:48)
Wingard misses a set shot from the HFF. (Q1 21:38)
Weller receives from Heron for a snap across the body from 40m on a slight angle, that’s another one for the Suns and they’re back within a kick! (Q1 24:04)
Witts gets a free 45m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q1 24:58)
Dixon marks and goals after the siren from 45m on a slight angle. (Q1 25:58)
Wingard hits the post with a set shot from the pocket. (Q1 30:09)
Westhoff misses from a stoppage on the HFF. (Q1 30:57)
Neade sets up Rockliff for a running snap from 40m on the flank but that one goes wide. (Q1 32:48)
Sexton misses a set shot from next to the behind post. (Qtr Time)
Bowes gets an easy goal after Bonner is pinged for deliberate rushing from outside the goalsquare. (Qtr Time)
Boak misses a quick snap from congestion at the hotspot. (Q2 9:24)
Wines finally gets a snap on target for the Power from 40m on the flank, another red time dagger to the Suns. (Q2 30:42)
Wingard marks over Hall 15m out on a slight angle from a Powell-Pepper kick from half forward for the first goal of Q3. (Q3 6:50)
Robbie Gray roves and misses at a stoppage on the HFF. (Q3 9:38)
Powell-Pepper taps to Robbie Gray at a ball-in, Gray steadies over a running snap from the boundary 20m out but his drop punt goes across the face. (Q3 13:54)
Hall drops a mark in relief 20m out from the Port goals, his man Wingard challenges but Hall gets pinged for holding him without the ball. But Chad shanks a behind. (Q3 16:29)
Watts snaps another one for Port after gathering a bouncing Byrne-Jones inside 50 kick from a stoppage on the HFF, baulking and shooting from 20m in front. (Q3 22:31)
Clurey volleys a loose ball in defence but straight to Ah Chee 50m out on a slight angle, who just misses. (Q3 27:02)
Ryder serves Powell-Pepper on a platter at a ball-in on the HFF, SPP runs down the flank but misses from 25m. (Q3 29:32)
Weller intercepts Houston at half forward and gives to Miller who snaps truly from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 30:43)
Neade gets a free on Sexton 20m out on a slight angle just before the 3QT siren, and shanks a behind. (Q3 32:15)
Powell-Pepper intercepts Harbrow 45m out on the flank and sails through a quality finish to just about put the seal on this contest, hardfought as it has been. (Q4 0:55)
Sam Gray beats Weller to mark a long Neade ball from the HFF to the top of the square. That goal heralds the beginning of official junk time. (Q4 4:37)
Port rebounds with great numbers down the wing, Polec passes to Sam Gray leading to 25m out on a slight angle, who misses. (Q4 9:10)
Robbie Gray fumbles a loose ball in the pocket, May closes and forces his quick snap OOTF. (Q4 12:54)
Robbie Gray rolls a behind from the pocket. (Q4 25:30)
Powell-Pepper gathers a loose ball near the behind post, breaks a Leslie tackle and falls on his back but gets the snap off while prone to goal from the square! (Q4 26:25)

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