Blog log from R17 of 2019: Gold Coast vs Adelaide

Betts roves a Jenkins contest at the top of the square to a Matt Crouch inside 50 kick and snaps the first goal of the evening. (Q1 4:08)
Atkins passes to Jenkins on the boundary 40m out, he misses. (Q1 6:58)
Harbrow touches through a Stengle snap from the pocket for a behind. (Q1 8:30)
Hombsch is pinged for a hold on Jenkins 40m out on a slight angle, who hits the post. (Q1 11:28)
O’Brien gets a cheap encroachment 50m penalty against MacPherson to bring him near the hotspot for a goal. (Q1 14:13)
Walker strokes through his first goal of the evening from near CHF after marking a Milera pass, it’s already not much of a contest with the Crows dominating everywhere. (Q1 15:43)
Witts misses from a stoppage at half forward. (Q1 16:46)
Brown joins the party with a snap from 50m on a slight angle. It’s a procession. (Q1 18:25)
MacPherson misses a screwing snap from half forward. (Q1 20:29)
Smith runs through midfield and tries to bounce it through from 70m, it almost does but Ballard gets back to rush it. (Q1 23:13)
Miles drops the kick in, Smith roves and gives to Milera who snaps the goal from 40m in the corridor. Desultory. (Q1 23:44)
Miles kicks from the next centre bounce to Day who juggles a nice mark in front of Keath near the hotspot despite some head knocks. He goals, Gold Coasts’s first. (Q1 24:44)
Walker gives to Brad Crouch who screws wide under pressure from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 26:27)
Knight gives to Matt Crouch who misses badly off the left foot from 40m on a slight angle. (Q1 28:32)
Knight feeds Atkins who also misses off the left from the hotspot. (Q1 29:03)
Lemmens gets a free on Kelly in the pocket 25m out and screws through a nice finish. (Q1 29:30)
The Crows play some Harlem Globetrotters stuff around the outer wing with Greenwood playing on after marking a Walker pass to goal from 20m on the flank. (Q2 2:44)
Sloane gets a cheap 50m penalty on Scheer for encroachment to bring him from HFF to 20m, he feeds Stengle to roll through his first goal. Comedy capers. (Q2 6:17)
Knight is over the back of a Sloane contest in the pocket but grubbers wide. (Q2 9:24)
MacPherson marks the short kick in but moves off his line and is smothered by Jenkins who gathers and goals with ease. (Q2 10:22)
Murphy receives in the pocket, baulks around Lukosius with a fine left foot step and goals from 20m. Embarrassing. (Q2 11:31)
Corbett marks on the boundary 45m out and misses. (Q2 14:01)
Smith feeds Stengle who grubbers through his second goal from the pocket. (Q2 17:06)
Greenwood marks 35m out in the corridor but misses the lot. (Q2 19:23)
Lemmens gives to MacPherson in a big pack at the hotspot but the snap wobbles OOTF. (Q2 20:24)
Murphy goals on the run from the HFF. (Q2 25:55)
Betts marks a Stengle snap on the behind line and plays on to goal. (Q2 27:50)
Atkins runs to half forward and kicks over two Suns defenders for Jenkins to gather and goal with ease from 20m. (Q3 1:39)
For once it’s the Crows who turn the ball over in defence and MacPherson makes Brown pay with a rare Suns goal. (Q3 5:58)
Walker restores sanity with his second goal from a long set shot. (Q3 7:22)
Lemmens gets a rather soft arm hold free on Laird 40m out in front and converts. (Q3 14:46)
Matt Crouch volleys an opportunist goal from a stoppage at the top of the square. (Q3 18:46)
Walker passes to Betts near the hotspot for another one, three for him. (Q3 21:26)
Stengle passes to Betts 20m out on the flank who boots goal number four. (Q3 23:46)
Laird passes to the lead of Jenkins 30m out on a slight angle, who boots his third goal. (Q3 27:01)
Walker marks 50m out on a slight angle for his third goal. (Q3 29:01)
Stengle marks a Smith kick next to the behind post for his third goal. (Q4 0:29)
Swallow swallows a coughed up ball from Brown but misses from 40m in front. (Q4 3:39)
Jenkins marks over Weller 20m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q4 7:02)
Atkins misses from the pocket. (Q4 8:13)
Heron intercepts Keath at half forward and goes quickly to the hotspot for Sexton who goals. (Q4 10:40)
Smith kicks long to the square from outside CHF, Betts is first to it and volleys home his fifth. (Q4 13:55)
Betts marks near the behind line and boots number six. (Q4 15:40)
Sloane misses from half forward. (Q4 20:59)
Sexton runs behind the Crow defence onto a long ball to space for a cheap goal. (Q4 22:43)
Jenkins marks a centre clearance kick by Seedsman between two Suns 20m out on the flankand screws through goal number four. (Q4 24:13)
Day gets some junk from near the hotspot, his second goal. (Q4 27:10)
Sexton sharks a Seedsman handball in the Suns FP and goals on the turn. (Q4 28:28)

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