Blog log from R5 of 2020: Geelong vs Gold Coast

Weller sails through the first goal of the evening from 50m on a slight angle after a give by Holman. (Q1 1:02)
Parfitt catches a jinking Harbrow HTB 40m out in front for the first Geelong score, which is a very straight goal. (Q1 2:20)
Harbrow drops a mark on the HBF, Menegola roves and feeds Ablett who has Miers on his own in the square to mark and goal. (Q1 4:47)
Hawkins marks a Fort kick running with the flight behind two Suns 20m out in front, he goals and the Cats have the jump. (Q1 7:02)
Hawkins roves a long ball to Ratugolea at the hotspot and waltzes into the open goal. (Q1 11:46)
Sexton marks an Anderson pass 50m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q1 15:47)
Hawkins marks 40m out near the boundary and misses. (Q1 21:02)
Rohan roves a long ball to the square but misses from 15m. (Q1 21:37)
Narkle misses a long snap, Geelong is dominating territory and it’s only a matter of time. (Q1 22:11)
After Parfitt gets caught HTB at the first centre bounce of Q3, Weller marks 50m out on a slight angle and delivers a lovely set shot for his second goal. (Q2 0:46)
King marks 60m out and gets a 50m penalty on Fort for encroachment to put him at the top of the square for his first goal. (Q2 5:54)
Steven waddles to the HFF and kicks inside with a dirty floater that lands somewhat luckily in the arms of Menegola near the hotspot, who punches wide. (Q2 11:56)
Weller runs to the HFF and kicks long to King, the ball lands behind him, he turns and gathers, Henry tackles him next to the behind post but he dribbles a fabulous goal! (Q2 13:26)
Hawkins takes the ball from ruck at the hotspot in a contest with Day and snaps over his right shoulder for a nice goal. (Q2 17:26)
After the Suns win the next centre clearance, King runs away from a pack and lets fly from CHF to an empty square… skids through for his third goal of the quarter! (Q2 19:06)
Weller has space and time to steady over a running snap from 40m on the flank but kicks across the face. (Q2 21:13)
Guthrie passes to Rohan 50m out on a slight angle on a fast break, Rohan looks for a pass but can’t find one, his set shot is long but wide left. (Q2 24:11)
Duncan intercepts the Hanley kick in 45m out on the flank but also misses. (Q2 24:40)
Witts to Miller for the first centre clearance of Q3, Day juggles a mark in front of Henry 45m out in front and puts the Suns in front with his first goal! (Q3 0:42)
Bowes delivers two right-foot steps to baulk out of a stoppage on the wing then kicks to Day who marks unopposed as Kolodjashnij falls over, he goals again from 40m in front! (Q3 4:55)
King marks in front of Blicavs 35m out in front but misses left. (Q3 6:23)
The Cats get a rebound going around the outer wing after handballing through traffic, Hawkins passes to Parfitt 30m out on the flank for a steadying goal. (Q3 9:23)
Hanley drops a defensive mark at the Cats hotspot from a Parfitt centre clearance kick, and Hawkins is there to feed Dahlhaus for the goal. (Q3 11:23)
Hawkins roves his own contest to a Narkle centre clearance and gives outside to Rohan who checksides wide off a step from 40m on a slight angle. (Q3 12:26)
Harbrow is pinged for encroachment to bring Rohan from wing to 40m on a slight angle, Rohan hasn’t been great at goalkicking tonight but this is a peach of a kick. (Q3 18:23)
Hawkins passes to Menegola 45m out on a slight angle after the Suns break down on the rebound. Menegola kicks truly. (Q3 21:40)
Sexton is cheating over the back to a King contest in the pocket, two Cats can’t prevent the crumb falling over the back for Sexton to goal from the square. (Q3 23:53)
Ratugolea is paid a mark over Witts in a pack 45m out in front, he shanks it OOTF. (Q3 25:08)
Miller gives away 50m for encroachment to bring Ratugolea from wing to 20m on a slight angle, he nurses this one through. (Q3 26:08)
Menegola goes long to Dangerfield who wins a wrestle with Ballard to mark at the hotspot and kick what is just about the sealer. (Q4 4:58)
Tuohy misses a flying snap from true CHF. (Q4 11:26)
Steven passes off his left foot to Hawkins 20m out on a slight angle, who hits the post. (Q4 12:21)
Repeat inside 50s pile up for Geelong, Blicavs feeds Steven who snaps truly from 35m on the flank. (Q4 13:28)
Hawkins marks 45m out on the flank but doesn’t score. (Q4 15:07)
Hawkins passes short to Ablett just outside 50m, he goes back and roosts a quality finish for some classic garbage. (Q4 16:03)
Tuohy misses a flying snap from half forward. (Q4 18:29)

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