Blog log from R16 of 2019: Gold Coast vs Richmond

Lambert goes long to the square from CHF on the end of a chain of handballs from the wing, Lynch beats Hombsch one out to mark and goal in a hail of boos from the home fans. (Q1 1:41)
Bolton marks behind Lukosius and speeds away from the contest near the hotspot and into the open goal. (Q1 4:21)
Another flowing Richmond attack through midfield ends with Castagna marking near the hotspot for another one. Richmond officially has the jump. (Q1 6:50)
Martin passes to Prestia 45m out on the flank, who sails through another one for the rampaging Tigers. They are on today, and the Suns are a damp squib. (Q1 8:28)
Two Suns spoil each other at defensive hotspot but the crumb goes to the front where Rioli pounces and bounces through yet another one. It’s a procession already. (Q1 9:52)
Weller bounces through a snap from the hotspot on the Suns’ first legitimate attack, giving some hope that this won’t be a complete destroyation. (Q1 11:05)
Brodie gets a free on Edwards at a stoppage 35m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q1 15:37)
Castagna gets a set shot near the boundary 30m out after a pass by Ellis, he tries a checkside with a greasy ball and makes it work for his second goal. (Q1 21:07)
Castagna gets a chance for his third goal of the quarter after marking near CHF, his set shot falls in for another one for the Tigers who can do no wrong. (Q1 23:07)
Lynch beats Hombsch to mark at the top of the square for his second goal. (Q1 24:37)
Day marks 35m out on the flank and steers through his first goal. (Q1 27:38)
Castagna marks near the boundary 30m out and misses. (Q1 30:23)
Graham gives to Cotchin who turns onto his right boot and screws through another one from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 31:34)
Martin gives to Lambert at a stoppage in the pocket and the right foot snap sails through from 20m under not much pressure. (Q2 0:53)
Lambert marks a Martin kick on the behind line, plays on and goals for the second time for the quarter. (Q2 5:13)
Stack roves a Lynch contest at the hotspot for another one. (Q2 6:23)
Lambert marks 35m out on the flank and boots his third goal of Q2. (Q2 8:54)
Chol misses on the run from CHF after the next centre bounce. (Q2 10:37)
Lambert passes to Lynch 35m out on the flank, who misses. (Q2 12:09)
Lambert intercepts Martin’s short kick in and centres to Bolton near the hotspot for another goal. (Q2 12:39)
Rioli skids through a snap from half forward but the ball was touched off the boot, upon video review. (Q2 19:55)
Lynch marks a Broad kick 20m out on a slight angle, not much Hombsch can do with weight of delivery. The ex-Sun misses as the rain increases. (Q2 24:10)
Ballard is pinged for an arm chop on McIntosh at the hotspot, who kicks truly. (Q2 29:55)
MacPherson goals from a stoppage in the pocket, belatedly. (Q2 32:28)
Ellis gets a 50m penalty to bring him from behind the wing to 55m on a slight angle, no one on the mark so he plays on and goals from 50m. (Q2 34:27)
Weller sharks a Grimes handball and gives to Swallow who snaps the first goal of second half junk time from the pocket. (Q3 3:49)
McIntosh turns the ball over by hand on the wing, MacPherson passes to Brodie who gets smashed late by Ellis to earn a 50m penalty and goal from the line. (Q3 6:29)
Chol runs back with the flight to mark a Lambert kick from the HFF to the square, he keeps his feet to stroll into the open goal. (Q3 11:13)
Fiorini passes to Martin who boots his first goal from 45m on a slight angle. (Q3 15:05)
Stack passes to Soldo who goals from half forward. (Q3 16:33)
Cotchin gets another chance for a snap a little straighter than his attempt in Q1, he repeats the dose from 40m in front. (Q3 19:20)
Witts gets a contact free in a pack 30m out in the pocket on Grimes, he converts. (Q3 24:48)
Rioli marks a long Lynch kick in front of Lukosius 20m out on a slight angle, but misses. (Q3 27:50)
MacPherson snaps the first goal of Q4 from 40m on a slight angle. (Q4 3:40)
Witts hits the post from a set shot 30m out on the flank. (Q4 6:57)
Lynch marks on the HFF and boots goal number three. (Q4 9:13)
Castagna marks near the hotspot for his fourth goal. (Q4 16:07)
Rioli gets some junk as well. (Q4 18:07)
Castagna adds to his pile after a pass by Bolton to the square. (Q4 22:10)
Miles intercepts a Houli kick from full back to 45m on a slight angle and goals in the last minute. (Q4 25:57)

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