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Blog log from R13 of 2024: St Kilda vs Gold Coast

Blog log for St Kilda vs Gold Coast, R13 of 2024

Higgins kicks the first goal of the night from 30m on the flank after it’s all Saints in territory across the first five minutes. (Q1 2:16)
Owens snaps on the turn from the HFF after receiving from a pack, but the ball bounces in space and well wide left for a behind. (Q1 7:26)
Battle intercepts an Ainsworth snap from half forward on the goal line to prevent a goal. (Q1 9:14)
Jeffrey intercepts a rebound kick by Sinclair in front of Higgins 45m out near the boundary. His kick is wide and rushed. (Q1 13:28)
Clark gathers a bounce handball by Steele in the centre and passes to Higgins in front of Jeffrey at CHF, as he lines up Andrew is pinged for a push on Butler in the square, goal! (Q1 15:43)
The replay shows that was very close to simulation by Butler. (Q1 16:27)
Long forces a fumble in the centre by Owens to cause a turnover, Anderson hits the lead of King 45m out who boots the first major for the Suns. (Q1 17:48)
Butler breaks through a Graham tackle on the flank, swerves inside and bounces through his second goal from 25m, helped by a nice high bounce over Holman in the square. (Q1 20:12)
Sinclair roves a Wanganeen-Milera grubber and snaps off a step from 40m on the flank off the left but it curls narrow to the right. (Q2 5:52)
Caminiti beats Ballard to mark on outer wing, he passes to Max King who has Andrew draped all over him and marks anyway 30m out on the flank… but misses badly to the left. (Q2 10:43)
Higgins marks a Wanganeen-Milera pass 45m out on a slight angle but hooks the kick to the left. (Q2 11:28)
Membrey takes a link mark in the centre from Bonner’s aggressive kick, Max King marks the pass easily in front of Uwland 45m out on a slight angle for the goal. (Q2 15:30)
Long catches Bonner HTB on the flank 30m out, his screwing set shot falls on the line to be rushed. (Q2 19:03)
Lukosius roves a long ball to the top of the square but tumbles a snap wide right. (Q2 20:41)
Andrew turns the ball over by hand from half back, Wanganeen-Milera hits the post from 40m on the flank. (Q2 22:37)
Berry receives from Anderson and checksides from the HFF to Ainsworth on the fat side 30m out on a slight angle. Ainsworth kicks truly. (Q2 25:03)
Ben King can’t mark a Rowell pass but Long catches Wanganeen-Milera HTB at the hotspot for his first goal. (Q3 2:15)
After some pretty poor play by both sides, let’s not beat around the bush, Lukosius misses a relatively easy set shot from the hotspot. (Q3 8:48)
Graham is unlucky not to be paid HTB for a tackle on Hill in the centre, play continues but Henry misses from 40m on the flank. Some of the worst play of the year in the last 5. (Q3 10:31)
Wood has Higgins over the back of Ballard for a downhill goal after Sexton gets caught in possession in the centre. (Q3 15:30)
Bonner snaps high from a pack near the hotspot but the ball wobbles wide right. (Q3 18:40)
Swallow fumbles a ground ball and is perhaps lucky to get a holding free on Steele 40m out on a slight angle, he kicks truly. (Q3 22:04)
Same thing happens up the other end for Butler to get a free on Rowell 30m out on a slight angle, he converts for his third. (Q3 24:03)
Rowell gets a lovely leg break from a snap from a pack near the hotspot for another quick goal! (Q3 25:34)
Sinclair kicks to the feet of King in the pocket, Andrew tackles but King breaks it for a centring ball, Butler eventually gets the snap off, did Uwland touch it? Review… (Q4 4:27)
The reviewer rocks and rolls it and decides there was a finger bent back, Suns hold on. (Q4 5:01)
Owens spills a link mark on outer wing, crumb falls for Anderson who turns and finds Swallow on his own 40m out on a slight angle whose kick is poor for no score. (Q4 7:12)
Long roves a Walter contest and kicks to the square where King has position in front of Battle for the mark and goal. Margin back to a kick! (Q4 8:27)
Max King marks 40m out but is pinged for an early push on Uwland to reverse a scoring shot. (Q4 11:09)
Long taps the crumb from a throw-in from the pocket towards the hotspot for Miller to lead his tagger Windhager and screw through the go-ahead goal! (Q4 18:58)
Ainsworth intercepts a dump kick from the back pocket by Wood 45m out near the boundary, his set shot is straight and falls on the line, was it touched? Review… yes it was! (Q4 21:25)
Andrew is pinged for a very soft hold on King off the ball 20m out on a slight angle, even the footy gods can’t push that one wide, Saints regain the lead. (Q4 25:17)
Ben King marks an Andrew pass in front of Wilkie near the point of 50m paint and boundary. Practically impossible set shot… lands in the square and is rebounded. (Q4 27:33)
Jeffrey goes long to the square, three Saints fly but spoil each other, ball up in the square, 1:11 to go! (Q4 28:11)
Another ball up same spot, 1:06. (Q4 28:28)
Windhager dumps a kick to the HBF for the Saints, Wood takes it over, throw in with 52 seconds left. (Q4 28:58)
Windhager roves but Collins intercepts on the wing and switches… Sinclair beats Berry to rebound but it’s another throw in on outer wing, 25 seconds left, kick in it. (Q4 29:26)
Uwland starts a rebound up the guts, Miller marks in the centre but slips, siren sounds with ball in the hands of Jeffrey 70m out, Saints hold on! (Q4 30:26)

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