Blog log from P1 of 2019: Gold Coast vs Western Bulldogs

Suckling’s handball on the HBF misses its target, Rankine roves and performs a Daicos special for the first goal! (Q1 1:45)
Gowers marks on the HFF, wheels and goes quickly to the hotspot where Bontempelli leads out of the square to mark in front of Thompson. But the Bont misses. (Q1 6:29)
Ah Chee slings Hunter around the neck 20m out on a slight angle from the Bulldog goalface, Hunter snicks the goalpost. (Q1 7:44)
Lukosius runs down the wing, does a one-two with Lemmens and delivers a centring ball from the HFF to Burgess at the top of the square for a goal. (Q1 11:44)
Daniel gives away a HTB free in a pack 25m out on the flank to MacPherson, who kicks truly. (Q1 12:41)
Bowes can’t mark a MacPherson ball over Daniel but the ball bounces up for him to feed Burgess to run into the open goal. (Q1 15:59)
Wood creeps forward to mark 40m out on the flank for a rare set shot, he kicks like a backman. (Q1 19:15)
Suckling marks a Wright pass in front of Ah Chee 40m out near the boundary and delivers a trademark howitzer for his first goal, swerving in beautifully. (Q1 22:30)
Sexton feeds Ballard who has a lot of options on the HFF but goes himself… shanked well wide. (Q1 24:30)
Bontempelli has Gowers on his own in the square with a kick from the HFF for an easy goal. (Q1 27:30)
Hayes marks a Suckling pass 50m out on a slight angle, plays on and misses. (Q2 1:10)
Collins touches through a roller from Hunter from the pocket. (Q2 2:00)
English draws a free in ruck against Witts 40m out on the flank, held by the arm. He sits the kick up to the square but no score results. (Q2 4:56)
Macrae passes short to Hunter on the HFF, who goes down the line to Liberatore 30m out. Libba misses. (Q2 5:56)
Liberatore sails through a left foot snap across his body outside a pack 40m out on the flank while falling on his bum. (Q2 9:57)
Dunkley releases Daniel for a run up the guts, he hits Wallis 40m out on a slight angle who kicks truly. (Q2 13:44)
Swallow kicks high to a big pack in the pocket 20m out, Morris is pinged for a push on Wright who burns it terribly for a point. (Q2 15:56)
Daniel misses a mid-range snap. (Q2 19:55)
Martin runs to half forward in space then goes short to Powell 30m out on a slight angle. Powell swings through a nice set shot. (Q2 21:51)
Sexton snaps wide from near CHF. (Q2 24:14)
Miles spins out of a tackle on the HFF and goes short to Swallow, who misses from 35m. (Q2 25:26)
Wright marks 25m out near the boundary and kicks the first goal of Q3, belatedly. (Q3 7:56)
Wallis marks in a pack 20m out in front for the quick responding goal. (Q3 9:54)
Lloyd baulks out of trouble and hits Wallis 40m out on a slight angle, who misses badly. (Q3 13:34)
Gowers misses a gettable set shot that would have put the Bulldogs in front. (Q3 18:27)
Sexton beats Naughton in a ground battle chasing a loose ball and rolls home a goal from the top of the square. (Q3 20:24)
Richards catches Miles HTB 20m out on a slight angle and converts with no problem. (Q3 22:09)
Sexton screws through another one after some broken play in heavy traffic, catching and shooting across the body from 35m on a slight angle. (Q3 25:54)
Miles cops a swinging arm to the scone by Bontempelli at a ball up 20m out on a slight angle, but he misses the free. (Q3 28:38)
MacPherson takes a slips catch from a low Fiorini kick to the hotspot, but misses just on 3QT. (Q3 29:24)
Lloyd kicks to space in the goalsquare for Wallis to get back and soccer home. (Q4 5:19)
Wright feeds Burgess for a snap from a pack 20m out on a slight angle, but it’s wide. (Q4 6:45)
Bowes screws wide under pressure from the pocket 20m out. (Q4 8:57)
Ainsworth has Bowes running back behind Suckling to mark near the hotspot on a fast break, he kicks the goal. (Q4 10:27)
McLean snaps a long goal from near the point of the centre square after a stoppage on the wing. (Q4 13:54)
MacPherson snaps from traffic 20m out for a goal to make it tough for the Dogs. (Q4 15:59)
Hunter draws a high contact free on Horlin-Smith on the boundary 20m out and screws through the set shot off his left booty. (Q4 19:30)
Wallis gathers a loose ball after a stoppage and gives to Smith who grubbers home from near the hotspot, Dogs lead by a point with about five minutes to go. (Q4 22:48)
Lemmens sprints down the wing ahead of chasers and passes to Powell at the hotspot for the go ahead goal. (Q4 24:44)
Gowers marks on the lead 45m out in front but misses. (Q4 26:15)
Burgess marks a Weller kick to as big pack at the top of the square in the last minute to ice the game, he misses after the siren. (Q4 33:15)

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