Blog log from R9 of 2020: Gold Coast vs Western Sydney

Greene passes short to Finlayson just inside 50m on the flank, who looks then goes back for the set shot… just drifts right. (Q1 2:23)
Hopper intercepts the Lukosius kick in to 45m on a slight angle and also misses, this one to the left. (Q1 3:04)
Taranto goes long from the wing to the pocket where Greene beats Budarick in a wrestle to mark on his chest 20m out, but his screwing set shot is also a miss. (Q1 5:07)
Taranto marks next to the behind post, another screwing set shot and this one finally goes straight from 15m. (Q1 6:15)
Sexton marks in front of Corr 45m out on the flank but misses. (Q1 9:50)
Day marks a Budarick pass to the pocket in front of the outmatched Shaw, he tries a set shot checkside from 10m that doesn’t work, point. (Q1 10:51)
MacPherson passes to Sexton on the boundary 40m out, he tries a checkside set shot as well and that is also a miss near side. (Q1 14:42)
Greene roves a Bowes handball that goes to ground at half forward, he shoots off a step from 55m on a slight angle to an empty goalfront but it bounces wide. (Q1 15:20)
Himmelberg marks 45m out on a slight angle and kicks truly for his first of the afternoon. (Q1 16:20)
Swallow wins a HTB free on de Boer 40m out on a slight angle and converts. (Q2 3:17)
Two Suns can raffle a Sexton ball over the back of the GWS defence on the end of a rebound, Sexton taps to King who runs into the open goal. (Q2 3:48)
Hopper snaps a nice goal off the left from 20m in the pocket after a stoppage. (Q2 6:46)
Himmelberg flies over a pack to clunk a mark 15m out in the pocket, he gives off to Cameron who screws through the goal. (Q2 17:38)
Ainsworth marks at true CHF just before the HT siren, the set shot falls on the goal line, Jacobs got a hand to it, no score. (Q2 23:59)
Anderson marks 45m out on a slight angle gives off to Lukosius who blazes wide. (Q3 1:56)
Taranto baulks clear twice and shoots off a step from 30m on a slight angle but it’s wide. (Q3 5:25)
Finlayson converts a set shot from the hotspot, Suns are working hard but they don’t seem to be able to make any inroads on this small Giants lead. (Q3 7:29)
Cameron delivers a fabulous Daicos-style rolling finish off his non-preferred right from the pocket 20m out after receiving outside a pack. (Q4 1:38)
Ainsworth converts a set shot after a contested grab in front of Shaw 30m out on the flank to keep the Suns in some sort of touch, but it is a big ask from here. (Q4 7:08)
Himmelberg delivers the sealer with a set shot from 40m out near the boundary after marking a Whitfield pass on the lead. (Q4 9:25)
Coniglio marks a Finlayson pass 45m out in the corridor for some junk. (Q4 15:39)
Weller gets some garbage with a snap from a pack at the hotspot. (Q4 18:07)
Kelly screws through some junk from 40m after a stoppage on the HFF. (Q4 20:39)
King hits the post with a long range set shot. (Q4 24:10)

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