Blog log from P1 of 2021: Gold Coast vs Brisbane

Hipwood’s tackle forces a handball clanger by Miller that bounces up for Zac Bailey to gather and goal from the hotspot. (Q1 4:08)
Rowell delivers a lovely pass to Day leading to 30m on the flank for the first goal for the Suns. (Q1 5:44)
Birchall passes to Hipwood near the boundary 30m out who threads the needle from a tough angle. (Q1 8:23)
Cameron draws a rather soft holding free on Harbrow sitting under a long Rich ball up the guts to the hotspot, he converts with no problem. (Q1 13:44)
King roves, spins and shoots from a pack near the hotspot but it’s touched off the boot and wide anyway. (Q1 16:03)
The kick in by Birchall is terrible, King it is again who intercepts a pressured Starcevich handball and snaps the goal. (Q1 16:19)
King juggles a fine mark over Payne leading to the boundary 40m out but misses the lot with the set shot. (Q1 20:04)
Sexton somehow manages to volley the crumb from a King contest in the square across the face from 5m out. (Q1 23:06)
Daniher ducks the head but gets the free anyway against Collins 30m out on the boundary, but he too kicks OOTF. (Q1 23:06)
Budarick receives from Miller and hits Sexton 40m out near the boundary. Sexton’s curling set shot is a beauty. (Q1 24:34)
McCluggage roves a pack 20m out on the flank but gets caught HTB by MacPherson, who hits the post. (Q1 27:22)
Day shows good hands and balance to mark a Weller pass despite a flying challenge by Rayner. He lines up from 20m on a slight angle, and kicks truly. (Q2 2:17)
MacPherson passes to Powell who marks 35m out on a slight angle and misses left. (Q2 4:32)
Weller screws through a lovely finish from 40m on a slight angle after Swallow strips Rich of the footy in a pack. (Q2 6:59)
Sexton earns a high contact free on Rich 25m out on the flank on the end of a rebound around the outer wing. His set shot is nice again. (Q2 7:04)
Day goals from a set shot 15m out on the flank after the benefit of a 50m penalty for encroachment by Sharp. (Q2 23:15)
Fullarton feeds Zac Bailey for a goal from 15m after winning a loose footy in heavy traffic. (Q2 25:50)
Sexton snaps another goal from a stoppage 25m out in the pocket, Witts with a goal assist. (Q2 27:15)
Daniher marks a Fullarton speculator to a big pack 30m out on a slight angle, he boots his first goal. (Q2 30:00)
Daniher clunks a long ball to a four-man pack at the hotspot and boots the first goal of Q3. (Q3 1:55)
Zorko misses a running snap from near CHF. (Q3 3:56)
Berry marks a Cameron pass 25m out on the flank but shanks it wide left. (Q3 5:28)
Berry intercepts a dump kick by Witts to 35m on the flank. He’s had a sighter… this one is also left. (Q3 7:14)
Cameron marks a Lyons shank 45m out in front with a bit of luck, he strokes through a lovely finish. (Q3 9:44)
McCarthy worries Harbrow off a loose ball in the pocket, gathers and props… shaves the post from 20m. (Q3 14:07)
Zorko marks 40m out on a slight angle and kicks another Brisbane goal. The Lions have lifted since half time. (Q3 16:44)
Miller snaps wide off a step from 25m on a slight angle. (Q3 17:20)
Payne is pinged for a throw, gifting Miller a set shot at much the same spot as his snap… this kick is even worse. Touk’s legs are for balance only. (Q3 18:26)
Fullarton is front and centre for a marking contest 30m out on the flank, he rocks onto his left boot and screws through a nice finish. (Q3 19:25)
Cameron scorches down members wing to send a long bomb to a big pack at the hotspot, MacPherson spoils to the square where Sharp is lurking to gather and goal. (Q3 21:59)
Berry’s tackle at half forward causes a turnover, McCluggage mops up and passes to Robinson on the boundary 40m out who kicks the goal. (Q3 24:11)
Lyons hits the post with a flying snap from the HFF. (Q3 27:24)
Rich goes long up the guts in classic style, Zorko is front and centre for the crumb by Hipwood and snaps the goal from 20m. Simple game, footy! (Q3 30:57)
McCarthy roves his own contest and snaps off a step from 40m on a slight angle, the ball bounces in the square and through. (Q4 0:13)
Weller marks 40m out on the flank but his set shot is wide and short, off hands for a behind. (Q4 2:25)
Daniher gets a holding free on Graham 40m out on the flank, he boots goal number three. (Q4 5:05)
McCluggage misses a flying snap from deep in the pocket 25m out. (Q4 8:34)
Berry roves a Hipwood contest at the hotspot, shrugs out of a tackle and snaps truly. (Q4 10:03)
Payne is pinged for a push on King 20m out on the flank, who boots his second goal. (Q4 11:24)
Sexton snaps a lovely goal from the HFF after Rowell sets up Anderson for a centre clearance. (Q4 13:02)
Witts marks a Lukosius ball near the behind post, he bananas wide. (Q4 15:00)
Ballard turns the ball over by foot at half back, Lions everywhere on the counter, Fullarton gives to Cameron who jinks and goals off the right from 20m on a slight angle. (Q4 17:22)
Brodie snaps a goal from near CHF, to almost no reaction from anybody. (Q4 19:05)
Sexton marks 30m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 20:25)
Fullarton roves a long Robinson snap to the square for a junk time goal. (Q4 22:00)
Ellis passes to Sexton 40m out on a slight angle who boots his fifth goal. (Q4 23:25)
Sexton marks again 35m out on the flank, poor old Starcevich not having a fun time of it as his opponent. Six for Sexton. (Q4 23:25)
Cameron steals a goal from Bailey who had snapped from outside CHF, Charlie got a cheeky boot to it on the line. (Q4 31:31)
Brodie hits the post with a snap from mid-range in the last minute. (Q4 33:32)

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