Blog log from R14 of 2020: Gold Coast vs North Melbourne

Rankine roves a Day contest at the hotspot and snaps wide off his left boot. (Q1 0:12)
Rankine intercepts the kick in and sends it straight back to the hotspot, King contests, pack forms and Ellis snaps the first goal of the evening. (Q1 1:41)
Bowes passes to King 35m out on a slight angle after the next centre bounce, King misses to the right. (Q1 3:11)
Ainsworth goes long from the wing to Rankine on the HFF after a Zurhaar kick turnover, he has King 20m out in front for his first goal. (Q1 7:06)
Zurhaar marks a Hosie kick in front of Anderson 20m out in front for the first goal for North Melbourne. (Q1 9:41)
Day gathers a bouncing ball at half forward and feeds Ainsworth steaming through CHF, he misses from 40m. (Q1 14:57)
Day intercepts the kick in on the HFF, two Roos fly to spoil King at the top of the square leaving Rankine on his own to rove and goal with consummate ease. (Q1 15:26)
Rankine feints a kick inside and instead goes long to Corbett to mark over Walker 20m out in front, who sprays the set shot. (Q1 20:09)
Ellis is pinged for encroachment to bring Wood from the HFF to 20m out in the pocket, Wood is good enough to convert. (Q1 23:28)
Wood roves and misses from 20m. (Q1 24:58)
Day gets a downfield free for Davies-Uniacke dropping Ellis after disposal, he lines up from 45m on the flank and misses. (Q2 0:40)
Ainsworth goes long to the square from half forward, King juggles the mark for his second goal. (Q2 1:55)
Atley passes to the sliding lead of Hall 40m out on the flank who delivers a lovely set shot for his first goal. (Q2 7:55)
Ainsworth taps a loose ball at half forward to Sexton who snaps on the turn from 40m on a slight angle to an empty square, that one goes through. (Q2 10:05)
Ainsworth swings through another snap from half forward, North just can’t stop the rebound and their defence isn’t stopping conversions either. (Q2 14:56)
Wood takes a one-handed speccy on the HFF on the back of Ballard from a Williams speculator and bangs through his second goal. (Q2 18:15)
Weller runs through half forward but his snap from 45m is touched through by Tarrant. (Q2 22:57)
Day takes a big pack mark on his chest at the hotspot and goals in the last minute before HT. (Q2 24:36)
Flanders flares a snap wide from a pack 40m out on a slight angle. (Q2 26:07)
Sexton grubbers through a goal from 30m on the flank after roving a Day contest. (Q3 4:08)
Lukosius passes to Day 40m out on the flank who misses. (Q3 6:21)
Corbett roves King and misses from 40m in front. (Q3 9:10)
Zurhaar marks inside the centre square, turns and kicks to no one, the ball dribbles for a behind. (Q3 12:44)
King breaks a tackle and bounces twice through midfield, he reaches CHF and chips wide. (Q3 15:05)
Swallow marks a Budarick pass in front of Zurhaar 40m out on a slight angle but misses. (Q3 16:09)
Daw feeds Hall for a poster from a pack 35m out on the flank. (Q3 20:47)
King gets a holding free on Higgins after contesting 40m out on the flank to an Ainsworth centre clearance kick, he misses. (Q4 0:31)
Ainsworth runs through midfield and goes long to Sexton who plays on and goals from 20m on a slight angle. (Q4 1:02)
Suns are peppering the goals, lots of behinds with Anderson the only one to kick straight. (Q4 13:48)

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