Blog log from R17 of 2018: Gold Coast vs Essendon

First score of the game as McKenna misses to the left on a set shot 40m from goal. (Q1 4:51)
Shocking kick from Bellchambers coming out of defence lands on the chest of Sexton 40m from goal. He hands off to May who misses to the left. (Q1 7:12)
Deep, long ball inside 50 from Merrett is marked by McKernan, behind May, at the top of the goalsquare. He kicks the first of the evening. (Q1 16:14)
Smith tight on the boundary, dribbles the ball along the ground towards goal and Thompson can’t get to it, fantastic goal! (Q1 19:32)
Quick little kick forward from Lyons falls fortuitously in the arms of Young 35m from goal, directly in front. He kicks the Suns’ first. (Q1 20:47)
Long, wide ball into the Suns’ forward line and Holman marks well overhead 30m from goal. He goes back and slots it to edge GC in front. (Q1 23:32)
Wright forces Hooker to cough the ball up in front of goal as Young gathers and snaps a goal. (Q2 5:02)
Harbrow running out of defence is wrapped up by Long and called for holding the ball. Long from 40m out slots the goal. (Q2 10:32)
Tipungwuti steps around May, kicks deep into the pocket and Baguley takes a good contested mark. He runs around and goals. (Q2 18:30)
Brodie kicks to a pack inside 50 and it’s Holman who marks overhead opposed to Saad. His set shot from the pocket is a goal. (Q2 20:42)
Parish hands to Brown in the pocket and Brown, running away from goal, snaps on his left and it’s through for a goal! (Q3 7:02)
Langford kicks centrally inside 50 and Baguley climbs over Harbrow and marks! From 35m out directly in front he kicks the goal. (Q3 9:47)
Smith runs inside 50, stops and props, and kicks cleverly inside to Myers 30m out on a slight angle. Myers goes back and slots the goal. (Q3 12:17)
Rischitelli gets no penetration on his hack kick outside of defence and it lands with Guelfi 45m from goal. Guelfi goals from the set shot. (Q4 8:05)
Heppell marks inside 50, quickly looks for a better option and hits Langford on the lead in the pocket. Langford misses to the left. (Q4 12:31)
Parish kicks inside 50 and it’s McDonald-Tipungwuti, of all people, who marks overhead 30m out on a slight angle. He goals. (Q4 13:31)
Sexton gathers a loose ball 45m from goal, runs onto his right foot and kicks a nice goal. (Q4 14:46)
Tipungwuti kicks inside 50 where Guelfi endges Joyce under the ball and marks 35m out directly in front. He goals form the set shot. (Q4 16:31)
Holman caps off a strong game as he scraps to win a hard ball, snaps on his left and kicks his third goal for the night. (Q4 26:02)
Essendon rebound from defence through Tipungwuti who hands to Merrett who is able to release McKernan to run to 45m and kick the goal on the run. (Q4 27:52)
Langford kicks deep inside 50 and Baguley marks cleverly at the top of the square. He goes back and goals. (Q4 28:18)

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