Blog log from R19 of 2018: Gold Coast vs Carlton

Wright draws a free on Cripps putting his head over a ground footy 40m out on the flank and steers through the first goal of the evening. (Q1 7:32)
Powell leads sideways ahead of Thomas to mark 40m out on a slight angle, he converts as well. (Q1 9:47)
Wright draws a contact free on Marchbank at the exact spot of his first set shot, and he repeats the dose with an identically straight kick. (Q1 11:34)
Heron kicks from the HFF to the square, Sexton has a man on his ginger and fumbles the bouncing ball over the goal line. (Q1 19:18)
Sexton misses from a stoppage 30m out on the flank. (Q1 20:16)
Wright passes to the lead of Silvagni 45m out on the flank, whose set shot is wide, short and rushed. (Q1 21:02)
Byrne misses a long-range snap after a blind turn. (Q1 22:04)
After a Weller handball clanger at half back, Murphy gives to Lang who snaps OOTF from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 25:02)
Charlie Curnow passes backwards from the pocket to Wright 45m out on the flank, he plays on and shoots, the ball falls on the line, the ball hits the top of the goalpost padding. (Q2 6:36)
After a Kolodjashnij fumble on the wing, the Blues sweep forward with Murphy feeding Cripps for a snap from the hotspot that wobbles through. (Q2 7:51)
Cripps snaps from a stoppage at the hotspot but it lands at the top of the square, it was so high that it’s Cripps himself who roves but misses. (Q2 14:37)
Petrevski-Seton passes to McKay near the boundary 25m out, Cripps tells him to go back for the set shot, and he shoots across the face for no score. (Q2 16:07)
Powell roves and misses from mid-range. (Q2 19:07)
Lyons marks 40m out on the flank and hoofs it wide right. (Q2 24:29)
Silvagni centres to O’Brien 20m out in front for a rare Bluebagger major. (Q2 29:22)
Petrevski-Seton passes to the lead of Charlie Curnow just on 50m on a slight angle, the set shot sails through to give Carlton the lead. (Q3 5:03)
Murphy passes to the lead of McKay who slides in front of May to mark 40m out on the flank then kicks truly. (Q3 13:38)
Polson baulks at half forward and chips a high ball to the hotspot where Lang outjudges Joyce to mark and goal. (Q3 15:58)
Murphy is pinged for holding the man at a stoppage 25m out on a slight angle, his tagger Miller takes the free and hits the post. (Q3 19:19)
Carlton goes coast to coast around members wing from the kick in, Dow roves a McKay contest on the wing and burns off a chaser with a bounce down the flank to 40m then slots it! (Q3 20:34)
Charlie Curnow marks on the boundary 35m out from his brother Ed, plays on but his shot is touched off the boot and eventually rushed. (Q3 21:37)
Bowes is out the back for a long ball to half forward and it falls perfectly for him, he turns and snaps truly from 40m across the body with Byrne trailing. (Q3 23:34)
Silvagni rolls through a toepoke from the top of the square after a stoppage deep in Carlton’s forward 50. (Q3 26:49)
Wright bangs through another one for Carlton after another stoppage in the Blues FP, no one on him. (Q3 28:49)
Charlie Curnow marks at much the same spot as his last spot, tough from there and he misses again from 40m. (Q3 29:35)
Murphy gives off to Lamb from a set shot from the HFF and he sails through a fabulous snap from outside 50m. Blues are on FIYAH! (Q3 33:03)
Sexton roves, runs and shoots from the HFF but it’s across the face. (Q4 7:16)
Harbrow is pinged for a hold on Silvagni as the Blue fumbles a ground ball 20m out in the pocket, the kid misses the lot, footy gods smile. (Q4 8:12)
Petrevski-Seton gives to Lang at half forward, he snaps off a step from 55m on a slight angle with a low wobbler, it skids through but did Kolodjashnij touch it in time? No, goal. (Q4 10:12)
May and Weitering fight for a ground ball deep in the Suns forward line, May eventually toepokes into the post from 10m. (Q4 12:28)
Sexton hits the post with a snap after a stoppage on the HFF. (Q4 15:14)
May beats Rowe to mark 20m out in the pocket, and gives him a spray for good measure. The Blue fans in the crowd boo lustily, May goals and the Sun fans cheer loudly. (Q4 17:39)
Thompson misses a set shot from 45m on a slight angle as Weitering limps off. (Q4 22:47)
May snaps truly from mid range but the umpire calls it touched off the boot by Thomas, confirmed on review. (Q4 24:22)
Kennedy runs down the flank and tries to give Polson a Joe the Goose special but ends up handballing it over the goal line instead. (Q4 27:59)
Powell misses a mid-range snap. (Q4 29:45)
Dow catches Harbrow HTB at the Blues hotspot just before the final siren and gets a cherry on top. (Q4 31:13)

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