Blog log from R2 of 2019: Gold Coast vs Fremantle
- Updated: March 31, 2019
Sexton marks 25m out on the flank and hits the post with the first score of the evening.
Hogan gives to Lobb who screws wide from the pocket 25m out.
Cameron draws a pushing free on Harbrow on the boundary 25m out but misses.
Burgess gives wide of a pack at the hotspot for Lukosius who snaps wide.
After a long, long, long wait for the first goal, it finally comes from a snap by Colyer from a ball in to 20m on the flank.
Brayshaw runs to CHF and bounces through a behind.
Miller wobbles through the first goal from a similar situation up the other end.
Sexton snaps his first goal across the body from 40m on a slight angle after a feed by Burgess.
Lobb draws a contact free on Ballard near the behind post and screws through the set shot.
Hill speeds up the wing and kicks to Walters who has two on him but Harbrow pushes him square in the back to give away an unnecessary free 40m out in front, which he converts.
Similar situation up the other end with Hughes giving away to the outnumbered Sexton in the pocket, Sexton plays on and screws through the goal.
Walters misses a set shot from the pocket to level the scores.
Collins gives away a downfield free to Hogan at half forward who passes to Taberner leading up from the square to the hotspot in front of Ballard. He kicks truly.
Wright marks a Bowes pass 40m out on a slight angle but misses.
Schulz misses a snap from half forward. (Half Time)
Swallow marks near true CHF, his set shot drops on the line and is off hands for a point. (Q2 20:54)
Sexton screws through a fine snap after roving a Holman contest 20m out on the flank for the go-ahead goal. (Q2 21:16)
Wright feeds Swallow who glides to CHF and hits the square… Hughes spoils Sexton for a behind. (Q2 24:38)
Sexton hits the post with an OOTF free from 40m. (Q2 27:47)
Martin passes to the lead of Burgess 40m out near the boundary, who misses. (Q3 1:57)
Martin misses from a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q3 1:57)
Wright misses from the HFF. (Q3 4:16)
Powell is the next Sun to have a ping, he also misses from half forward. (Q3 4:16)
Lukosius passes from the HFF to the lead of Sexton 40m out on a slight angle, who misses as well. (Q3 6:03)
Sexton marks a Harbrow pass 40m out on a slight angle on the other side to his last set shot, he misses left once again. (Q3 8:48)
Colyer misses a rare opportunity for Freo, shooting wide from near CHF. (Q3 11:07)
MacPherson marks over Mundy 45m out on a slight angle, finally a set shot on target but short, no score. (Q3 12:48)
Of course after a prolonged period of attack by Gold Coast the Dockers get a fast break, Banfield releases McCarthy with no one ahead of him, he shoots from CHF, bounces through. (Q3 14:13)
Taberner puts Fremantle in front with a snap from the line, amazingly, after Fyfe to Mundy to Hogan from the centre. (Q3 15:10)
Martin roves a big pack at half forward and feeds Lukosius for a snap from the hotspot… also wide. (Q3 19:21)
Hill passes to McCarthy on the boundary 35m out, who had time to pass inboard but goes back for the set shot… and nails it! (Q3 22:44)
Taberner marks over Ballard 35m out on the flank, his set shot goes wide. (Q3 25:59)
Holman gives to Martin standing flat-footed with back to goal 45m out on a slight angle, he turns and shoots… bounces wide. (Q3 28:53)
Fyfe passes from the HFF to Hill down the line 30m out, who hits the post. (Q4 3:04)
Colyer marks 45m out on the flank, the goal umpire stays still like a statue as it sails over his noggin. (Q4 4:32)
McCarthy has a set shot from 45m on the flank rushed on the behind line. (Q4 7:35)
Martin snaps a goal after a stoppage at the hotspot. (Q4 9:34)
Wright marks 40m out on the flank but tugs his set shot way left. (Q4 14:51)
Sexton misses on the run from 45m on the flank. (Q4 16:59)
Martin marks behind Hughes at the hotspot… but he sprays it terribly. (Q4 18:25)
Sexton gets a contact free on Pearce 30m out on the flank, he plays on and screws through his fourth goal to make the difference less than a goal with six minutes left. (Q4 19:20)
Burgess marks at half forward, wheels and hits Swallow leading from the square to near the hotspot. Clock ticks past 4:30 as he trudges in… and puts the Suns in front! (Q4 21:45)
Suns play it out and win! (Q4 28:05)