Blog log from R6 of 2022: Gold Coast vs Brisbane

Daniher rolls through the first goal of the evening after roving a clearance from a ball up to a McStay contest 35m out on a slight angle. (Q1 1:12)
Rowell feeds Holman at a stoppage 40m out, he runs sideways to the flank and snaps OOTF under pressure. (Q1 4:37)
Bailey is front and centre for a Daniher contest 30m out on the flank, Budarick is on his hammer but Bailey breaks the tackle to snap the goal. (Q1 10:39)
Bailey roves a McStay contest on the flank 25m that the hapless Budarick had bumbled, he curls through his second goal in a minute! (Q1 11:09)
Anderson mops up a loose ball in the pocket and centres quickly, Corbett provides the contest for Holman who snaps truly off the right from the hotspot! (Q1 13:34)
McStay marks a McCluggage centre clearance kick from behind Burgess at the hotspot for his first goal. (Q1 14:39)
Budarick fumbles a crumb in the back pocket, Rayner pounces and rides a tackle for another opportunist goal. (Q1 19:39)
Rowell catches Starcevich in a tackle at a stoppage 20m out on a slight angle and causes a fumble, ump pays HTB but Rowell misses. (Q1 23:10)
Ainsworth passes to Holman 40m out in the corridor after Budarick breaks up the Lion rebound in the centre square. Holman converts for his second and the Suns’ second. (Q1 24:00)
Rainshower starting at Carrara with sunshine still coming through the stands. (Q1 26:07)
Lohmann roves and screws a snap wide from 30m on the flank. (Q1 27:25)
Ainsworth passes over Zorko to Anderson on the HFF, Anderson plays on rather cheekily and misses from 45m. (Q1 29:10)
Starcevich drops an intercept mark from a Miller kick to the square, Rankine roves but Adams dives to save a goal on the line and the ball bobbles into the post. (Q1 30:08)
Ainsworth roves a Chol contest on the HFF and reefs a handball inboard but gets contact after disposal by Cameron, he gets the free and shoots from 25m after the QT siren… miss. (Q1 34:10)
Berry kicks the first goal of Q2 to cement a worryingly large early lead in the Q Clash, which the Lions have dominated in recent eyars. (Q2 4:12)
Swallow bombs away from 60m on the flank, the wind blows it wide. (Q2 8:22)
Rankine roves at a stoppage 50m out on a slight angle and gets caught high by a Starcevich bump to earn a free. He has done bugger all so far this season, and this doesn’t score. (Q2 11:01)
Chol is over the back of a pack on the HFF, he taps to himself and baulks inboard for a nice finish from 30m. (Q2 12:15)
Throw in from the pocket, ball tapped to the feet of the ruckmen and it’s Bailey who roves and goals rather too easily in a battle with Fiorini. (Q2 13:43)
Bailey snaps his fourth goal from a pack 40m out in front after a soccer forward from the next centre bounce! (Q2 15:16)
Rayner marks in a pack near the hotspot after Miller holds Lyons to concede the next centre clearance. He misses. (Q2 16:16)
Witts down to Swallow at a throw in from the pocket, that winds the clock back with a nice right-foot goal. (Q2 22:16)
Rankine roves, jinks and shoots from the hotspot but it’s too short and touched through by Rich. (Q2 23:39)
Miller kicks high to the hotspot, pack forms, Davies crumbs and draws a high contact free but sprays a very gettable set shot. (Q2 28:01)
McCarthy catches Powell HTB at half forward, McInerney plays on to advantage with a Joe the Goose special for Prior. (Q2 28:36)
Rowell tumbles a snap wide from a stoppage near the hotspot off his left under a tackle. (Q2 30:45)
Zorko goes long to the square, Daniher can’t mark but tries to get a snap off while prone, Powell dives in to rush just before the HT siren. (Half Time)
Cameron hasn’t done much this Q Clash so far, but he converts his first set shot for the opening goal of the second half. Might be a long one for Gold Coast. (Q3 2:01)
Ainsworth roves a Chol contest in the pocket and centres to the hotspot for Casboult and the goal. (Q3 3:15)
McStay roves his own contest near the hotspot and gives to Ah Chee who sets Cameron off into the open goal. (Q3 4:52)
Rayner hits the post from near the hotspot with teammates free waiting for a give. (Q3 8:07)
Bailey roves and shoots from 40m in the corridor, somehow he was left on his own and he screws through goal number five! (Q3 9:43)
Cameron it was with the tap from a pack to provide the goal assist. (Q3 9:58)
Markov bounces around outer wing on a rebound and goes long to Casboult to mark over Andrews 20m out in the pocket, who plays on and goals. (Q3 13:00)
Ah Chee bounces off his teammate Neale at half forward and gives off to Fort who snaps the goal from 45m in front. (Q3 16:38)
McCluggage roves in defence and tries a dinky kick to half back but Anderson picks him off 45m out in the corridor… then hooks it way left. (Q3 18:59)
Ainsworth marks a Holman pass on the lead to the pocket 30m out and screws through a nice set shot. (Q3 22:29)
The leg rope of about five goals is about where this game deserves to sit, GC are working hard in midfield but their front six lack polish and efficiency. (Q3 22:59)
Lemmens is pinged for an arm chop on a typically hard lead to 40m on a slight angle by the quicksilver Cameron, who kicks truly for his third of Q3. (Q3 27:55)
Casboult marks a high Holman floater over Berry 30m out on a slight angle for his third goal. (Q4 1:36)
Neale plays on to advantage into the open goal after a free to Cameron in the pocket. (Q4 3:16)
Ainsworth gives to Miller for a goal off a step from 30m on a slight angle. (Q4 4:37)
Bailey runs into the open goal for his sixth, a new personal best. That kills off the game as a contest, junk time coming up. (Q4 6:47)
Lyons runs from the next centre bounce and bombs long from 60m, the ball pitches behind Daniher and rolls through for another one! (Q4 8:07)
Cameron catches Anderson HTB at half forward and passes to Neale 40m out on the flank, who hits the post. (Q4 10:12)
Markov is on the end of a chain started by Weller at half back, Chol passes to him at half forward and Oleg finishes the Markov chain with a goal from 45m on a slight angle. (Q4 13:52)
Daniher gets a downfield free near the hotspot and converts. (Q4 18:59)
McCarthy marks a Rich pass 35m out in front for a goal in his long-awaited 100th game. (Q4 21:37)
Daniher marks 40m out on the flank and misses. (Q4 24:52)
Cameron is out the back to rove and goal from the square. (Q4 25:09)
Holman snaps some junk from a pack near the hotspot after a give by Miller. (Q4 28:07)
Daniher gets some more garbage with a driving snap from the hotspot. (Q4 30:10)
Ellis marks a left-boot dump kick by Gardiner to 30m on the flank, the final siren sounds and he misses. (Full Time)

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