Blog log from R13 of 2018: Gold Coast vs St Kilda

Newnes toepokes wide from the hotspot with two Suns on him. (Q1 0:00)
Ball up at the top of the Suns goalsquare, the ball falls towards the goal line and it’s Ainsworth who gets toe to leather for the first goal! (Q1 3:28)
Thompson spoils a Hickey kick to Membrey but the crumb falls for Billings on the HFF, he gives to Battle who screws through a nice snap from 25m. (Q1 7:53)
Lachie Weller breaks a Maverick Weller tackle on the wing with pace and hits Lynch on the flank 40m out for his first goal. (Q1 10:08)
Lemmens passes to Sexton 45m out on a slight angle, who sails through a ncie set shot. (Q1 18:09)
Martin holds Newnes to give away a free kick 20m out on a slight angle. Newnes chips it high but straight. (Q1 20:24)
Four go up for a long ball to the Saints hotspot, the crumb falls to the front where McCartin keeps his feet to gather and snap around the body for a goal. (Q1 22:50)
Brown is pinged for encroachment chasing Lynch to bring Schoenfeld from wing to 40m on a slight angle, but that’s a miss. (Q1 26:03)
Holman draws a contact free on Carlisle going for a Bowes pass 20m out on a slight angle for his first goal of the evening. (Q1 27:24)
Lyons roves a pack in the pocket and tries a left-foot wobbler from 25m but it’s just narrow. (Q2 0:58)
Lemmens checksides a nice goal from the hotspot after breaking a Carlisle tackle in a pack. (Q2 2:13)
Gresham hits the crumb from a pack on the HFF at pace but his running banana is narrow from 30m. (Q2 3:10)
Sexton misses a target going to the pocket but the Suns keep working on the ground, Holman strips Brown in a tackle to allow Lynch to gather and goal from 15m. (Q2 4:40)
Sexton runs to 50m on a slight angle and shoots to an empty goalsquare… skids through! (Q2 5:57)
Gresham gets pushed by Harbrow 45m out on the flank, his free kick is off hands for a behind. (Q2 7:10)
Membrey takes a strong grab over a big pack 25m out on the flank and passes back to Dunstan 45m out in the corridor, who misses. (Q2 8:28)
Bowes marks a Lynch ball from the wing to 30m on a slight angle, but misses. (Q2 9:55)
Clark turns the ball over on the HBF to allow Lynch to have a shot on the lope from 40m on the flank, that one sails through. (Q2 10:59)
Ah Chee is the next Sun to join the Q2 party with a rove and snap on the turn from 20m on the flank. (Q2 13:39)
Young marks 30m out on the flank but shoots wide. (Q2 14:27)
Steele runs through midfield and passes to Gresham 30m out on the flank, he executes a screwing set shot for a rare Sainter goal. (Q2 19:59)
Bowes roves on the HFF, turns and shoots from 40m but it’s OOTF. (Q2 25:37)
Weller marks 40m out near the boundary and just nicks the far goalpost with the set shot. (Q2 26:29)
Witts clears from the first centre clearance of Q3 to Lynch 50m out on the flank. Lynch’s set shot is straight but short and off hands for a point. (Q3 0:46)
Martin soccers a loose ball tapped by Miller to the pocket but it hits the far goalpost. (Q3 1:49)
Newnes kicks to Battle in the square, Ballard spoils to the front and Battle manages to swing a boot at it for an opportunist goal. (Q3 2:37)
Armitage marks a long Steven ball from the wing in front of Joyce in a pack 30m out on the flank, but Armo shanks it wide left. (Q3 4:04)
Sexton runs free through half forward with a couple of bounces and slots the goal from near the hotspot. (Q3 5:48)
Maverick Weller misses a set shot from 40m on the flank. (Q3 7:48)
Lynch takes a big pack mark from a long ball to 40m on the flank, but he doesn’t score with a big shank. (Q3 10:24)
Lynch marks 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q3 16:55)
Dunstan misses a snap of a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 18:48)
Holman roves a Lynch contest in the pocket and performs a classic Daicos grubber kick for a goal from near the behind post. (Q3 23:05)
Ainsworth misses a snap from the HFF. (Q3 23:40)
Savage runs through midfield and passes to Membrey who converts from near the hotspot. (Q3 26:00)
Lachie Weller is pinged for getting in the back of Steven after a ball in deep in the pocket 20m out. Steven misses. (Q3 28:55)
Battle marks in a pack 40m out on a slight angle for the first goal of Q4. (Q4 5:59)
Brown catches Lemmens high 40m out on a slight angle, but the set shot is a shank that goes OOTF. (Q4 7:47)
Armitage wins a hard footy at a stoppage in the pocket but shoots wide from 25m. (Q4 9:00)
Armitage marks 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 11:14)
McCartin draws a contact free on Leslie leading to the boundary 20m out. He plays on and bananas through a nice finish. (Q4 12:19)
Thompson pushes Membrey after a mark to concede 50m and bring the mark from the wing to 40m on the flank. Membrey remembers how to kick straight. (Q4 18:14)
Gresham reefs the ball from a pack 40m out on a slight angle to Mackenzie who hoofs it forward off an untidy left boot, it’s a dirty old shank but it swerves through! (Q4 23:44)
Ainsworth trips on the wing when he looked free, Clark roves and goes long to the hotspot, Harbrow spoils Mav Weller, stoppage. (Q4 25:29)
Ballard clears to the HBF but it’s OOTF 60m out, 2:41 left. (Q4 25:29)
The Saints switch around the key, Mackenzie passes to Maverick Weller 40m out on a slight angle who misses, 1:55 left. (Q4 26:14)
Martin’s kick in to the wing is out for a throw in, 1:47. (Q4 26:44)
Swallow handballs over for a secondary stoppage on the wing, 1:36. (Q4 27:14)
Mackenzie goes high to a massive pack 30m out on a slight angle, no clean possession, ball up, 1:11. (Q4 28:00)
Gresham has a snap from near the boundary 25m out, it’s screwing in for the go ahead goal, exactly one minute to and the Saints hit the lead! (Q4 28:21)
Secondary ball up in the centre, 53 seconds. (Q4 28:44)
Harbrow starts a Suns attack but it breaks down on the wing, ball up, 31 seconds. (Q4 29:42)
Sinclair clears to space, Harbrow fumbles over the boundary behind the wing, 17 seconds. (Q4 30:01)
Longer kicks inside 50, that’s it siren, St Kilda pinches it! (Q4 30:31)

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