Blog log from R12 of 2022: Gold Coast vs North Melbourne

Chol sets up Ainsworth for a snap from the pocket but it goes across the face OOTF. (Q1 6:54)
Chol misses from 40m on the flank. (Q1 9:09)
Goldstein beats Graham to mark in a pack 45m out on the flank and flushes the set shot for the first goal of the same, belatedly. (Q1 14:14)
Rowell rolls through a kick from a stoppage 35m out on the flank, bouncing over the contest in the square with a bit of luck. (Q1 16:30)
Goldstein engineers the next centre clearance which goes long to the square, Ziebell roves a Ballard dropped mark and goals. (Q1 17:42)
Goldstein sets up Larkey for the next attack, he snaps wide from CHF. (Q1 18:52)
Rankine can’t mark a Holman pass near the behind line, off hands for a point. (Q1 21:54)
Jeffrey takes a nice contested grab in front of Young 45m out on the flank, but misses. (Q1 25:25)
Thomas’ pressure on Farrar at half forward allows Perez to feed Davies-Uniacke who can run from the hotspot to the top of the square for an easy goal. (Q1 26:55)
Simpkin marks in front of Miller 50m out on a slight angle and roosts a lovely set shot for his first goal! (Q1 29:25)
Rankine roves on the wing and delivers a lovely pass to Ellis at the hotspot who converts. (Q2 2:13)
Ellis roves a long Miller bomb that spills to the boundary 20m out, he tries his luck but misses. (Q2 5:17)
Rankine shows us how it’s done with a very classy snap from the same spot, the goal umpire doesn’t move as it sails over his peaked cap. (Q2 7:18)
Credit to Swallow for the goal assist give after a stoppage. (Q2 7:48)
Davies rolls a snap from a pack 30m out on the flank but McKay rushes it. (Q2 9:14)
Markov roves on the HFF and shoots but it’s OOTF. (Q2 12:19)
Powell toepokes the crumb from a long ball to the square through for the go-ahead goal. (Q2 14:03)
Rosas marks a Noah Anderson volley from the centre to CHF and passes short to Miller 45m out in the corridor, he misses. (Q2 15:46)
Rankine roves in front of Hayden in the pocket and tries a Daicos special from 20m but it rolls wide. (Q2 17:45)
Chol marks 40m out on a slight angle in front of McKay and strokes through a typically uncomplicated set shot for his first goal. (Q2 20:43)
Horne-Francis passes to Curtis on the HFF who goes to the pocket for Tom Powell… but he tries to pass back to Curtis and misses the target, Suns clear. (Q2 22:19)
McKay can’t control a chaos ball by Ellis that spills to the hotspot, Rosas pounces and goals. (Q2 24:18)
Walker drops an intercept mark 25m out in the pocket, Day was second to the ball but he accepts the crumb and snaps the goal. (Q2 25:44)
Wil Powell gets caught high 50m out on a slight angle and misses. (Q2 27:44)
Graham gathers a dump kick and sends it back to a pack at the hotspot, Jeffrey gets a pushing free and Swallow plays on to advantage into the open goal just before the HT siren! (Q2 33:07)
Ellis snaps form behind a pack 35m out on the flank, Jeffrey goes up against two North defenders at the top of the square for a fine mark and goal. (Q3 3:32)
Jeffrey gathers on the HFF and handballs to grass in the pocket for Ainsworth to run onto and goal. (Q3 5:11)
Curtis passes to Larkey 40m out in front for a rare North goal. (Q3 7:46)
Horne-Francis receives from Goldstein at a stoppage, fumbles, gathers, and shows good core strength to shrug off an arm tackle by Ballard to snap a nice goal from 25m on the flank. (Q3 16:51)
Rosas runs from the centre after the next centre bounce and hits the lead of Day 30m out on a slight angle who goals. (Q3 17:46)
Rosas sets up Swallow for a snap in the pocket that flies wide. (Q3 23:29)
Jed Anderson breaks a tackle and snaps a fine goal on the spin from near CHF. (Q3 28:51)
Weller misses a flying snap from the HFF. (Q4 3:51)
Davies-Uniacke misses a set shot from 40m in the corridor, disappointingly. (Q4 6:05)
Collins rushes a Goldstein grubber from the pocket. (Q4 6:51)
Ainsworth misses a set shot from half forward just before a lull for Weller being stretchered off with a bad-looking knee injury. (Q4 11:47)
Day passes to Rankine 35m out in front after a rebound around outer wing, he converts. (Q4 16:07)
Ainsworth gets caught high in a flying tackle by Greenwood as he snaps at the hotspot, he converts the free kick. (Q4 19:02)
Davies snaps a goal from half forward to cap off a productive day in midfield. (Q4 20:35)
Wil Powell misses a snap from half forward. (Q4 23:21)
Ainsworth screws a snap wide from 30m on the flank. (Q4 24:51)
Taylor gets back to touch through a snap by Jeffrey from the HFF. (Q4 26:06)
Rankine gets a free off the ball on McDonald near the hotspot but hits the post. (Q4 29:03)
Graham gets a 50m penalty and a rare goal. (Q4 31:08)

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