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  • St Kilda v Gold Coast Suns
  • Round 2 - 16:40 AEST, Apr 08, 2012
  • Marvel Stadium
  • 19° Cloudy periods.
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17th
  • Goals 21
  • Behinds 13
  • Total 139

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  • Goals 7
  • Behinds 5
  • Total 47

Watters hails leaders

Coach Scott Watters credits Saint champs for maiden win

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St Kilda

  • Q1
    5.2
    (32)
  • Q2
    8.7
    (55)
  • Q3
    15.10
    (100)
  • Q4
    21.13
    (139)
  • Q1
    0.2
    (2)
  • Q2
    2.2
    (14)
  • Q3
    6.4
    (40)
  • Q4
    7.5
    (47)

Gold Coast Suns

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  • 28
  • 57
  • 17
  • 152
  • 82
  • 40
  • 0
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  • Interchanges
  • 330
  • 139
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  • 21
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Match  Feed

  • Q4 20:00

    Well that's it! The siren sounds to call for an end to the game. The Saints were just too strong for the Suns in the end and take home their first win of the competition and for coach Scott Watters.

  • Q4 17:40

    GOAL GC SUNSAblett manages to score a much needed goal for his side. He just has not stopped all night, and certainly deserves one! 92 points the margin.

  • Q4 15:30

    GOAL ST KILDAKoschitzke hits a screamer through from his mark off a clever chip from Geary. The Saints fans are on their feet as the margin blows out to 139-41 over the Suns.

  • Q4 12:14

    GOAL ST KILDABen McEvoy bends one back from his mark at the 50, and gets his first goal for the evening.

  • Q4 09:45

    GOAL ST KILDAJones gets a break from a ball-up and makes an ambitious soccer esque strike which bounces steadily and through to take the score out to 126-41.

  • Q4 07:40

    RUSHED BEHIND ST KILDAHickey is forced to take it through following a dashing attempt at goal from Stanley.

  • Q4 06:45

    GOAL ST KILDARiewoldt finds himself unmarked in the square, takes a catch from Goddard and adds insult to injury following a previous goal from R Stanley. 119-41 StKilda.

  • Q4 03:25

    BEHIND SAINTSThe saints have certainly lifted a gear. Goddard takes a mark from Riewoldt at the right of field but its wide of the goals.

  • Q4 02:15

    Simpkin in space manages to put a long high kick to find the hands of Armitage inside 50. After a lift of the socks he boots it through for a goal taking the score out to 10641 St Kilda.

  • Q3 20:00

    The 3rd Quarter is called by the umpire at the siren and the Saints appear well on track for their first win of the competition. Can the Suns get back in the game and at least narrow the scoreline.

  • Q3 19:35

    GOAL ST KILDAC hunt misses a crucial tackle on J Steven. He manages to step back and line up a shot straight through for a goal before the siren.

  • Q3 17:00

    GOAL ST KILDAGoddard makes a concise shot at goal, following a GC error which sails right through the middle of the posts to take the margin to 94-39.

  • Q3 15:05

    GOAL SUNSAblett gets a break from the ruck and heads into some space to knock one forward to C Brown. A free is given from a push and he converts from right in front. 87-39

  • Q3 13:13

    S Milne has been subbed off, and is in a red vest signalling the end of his game this evening. Ledger comes on as his replacement with a fresh pair of legs.

  • Q3 12:15

    GOAL GC SUNSCampbell Brown kicks one through from right of the square to breath some life into his somewhat quiet night.

  • Q3 11:30

    The Gold Coast seem to be falling behind as the Saints lengthen their margin largely due to their performance at the bounce. Can they regain composure and get back in the game?

  • Q3 10:11

    BEHIND SUNSMay kicks for his first AFL goal, but is forced to settle for a behind after kicking from a rushed 2 steps.

  • Q3 09:03

    GOAL ST KILDAS Milne takes a handpass from Riewoldt and smashes it through for his second goal. 86-26 Saints.

  • Q3 08:05

    GOAL ST KILDAJamie Cripps finds himself on the run just inside 50, he bounces and drives it home for the goal.

  • Q3 07:15

    GOAL ST KILDAMilne picks up a dropped high ball, dodges the traffic and passes one out to Riewoldt in space on the right of square. He pauses and bangs it through for his third goal of the night.

  • Q3 06:10

    GOAL SUNSG Ablett takes yet another precision pass from Smith to go on and bang a long 50m monster which bounces through for another goal to the Suns. 68-26.

  • Q3 04:25

    GOAL ST KILDAArmitage converts on a quick advantage played forward by Riewoldt. 68-20 St Kilda

  • Q3 03:15

    GOAL GC SUNSMatera picks up a quick handpass forward from Z Smith at the contest and runs it through for a goal to answer right back at the Saints previous points.

  • Q3 02:45

    GOAL ST KILDAMilne makes a signature left foot snap from the right flank despite some scrappy kicks and fumbles. His kick is right on target for the first goal of the 3rd QTR.

  • Q3 01:00

    BEHIND ST KILDARiewoldt takes a mark from L Hayes, but is unable to manage a 3rd goal with a hook to the right for a behind. 56-14 St Kilda.

  • Q3 00:00

    Approaching the commencement of the 3rd Quarter, both teams get into position for the bounce. Will the Suns utilise the quarter to narrow the gap or will the Saints stretch the margin further?

  • Q2 19:17

    GOAL ST KILDAGeary somehow manages to recover a fumbled central ball from Armitage and push it through for a goal to the home team right before the half-time siren. 55-14 St Kilda.

  • Q2 18:30

    GOAL ST KILDAT Milera is awarded a free following after a holding call inside the square. He hits it cleanly to score the goal. 49-14.

  • Q2 16:16

    GOAL SUNSGilbert makes a long switch through space. A mark is made by Bennell who handpasses to Hickey who taps it through for the Sun's second goal. 43-13.

  • Q2 11:01

    Koschitzke makes a daring save, following a K Hunt goal attempt from a previously awarded free kick. Zach Smith and Hunt have both displayed strong momentum at the contest. 428 StK.

  • Q2 07:16

    GOAL SUNSLuke Russell makes a crucial pick-up from a wayward kick, he blasts the ball goalward which gets the first 6 points on the board for the away team at last! 42-8.

  • Q2 06:00

    BEHIND SAINTSMilne takes a mark from a strong run through the wing from Armitage. He strolls in for the kick which sails right for the Saints third behind in 2 minutes. 42-2 St Kilda.

  • Q2 04:40

    BEHIND ST KILDAThe Umpire calls upon the video review for the second time to clarify a soccered punch from Prestia. The ball appears to have hit the post and is called a behind for the Saints.

  • Q2 04:08

    GOAL ST KILDAKoschitzke makes a tracking mark from a Geary left footer. He re-gains composure and scores the goal to follow up on a previous Goddard behind. 39-2 St Kilda.

  • Q1 20:00

    The siren rings for the end of the first quarter. The Suns appear to be slightly overwhelmed, but hopefully they can reemerge for the 2nd and get back in the game.

  • Q1 18:20

    Behind SunsGary Ablett is given his first shot at goal following a holding call from L Hayes. He takes his time but unfortunately hooks the ball left for a behind. 32-2.

  • Q1 16:05

    GOAL St KildaMilne is on the receiving end of yet another interception from a Sun's fumble and spots Riewoldt who takes a leaping mark, recovers and converts for another goal. 32-1 St Kilda.

  • Q1 14:15

    Behind St KildaAblett makes a long-range attempt for the Suns, but it is smothered and picked up by Lenny Hayes who makes a snap at goal but meets with the post for 1.

  • Q1 12:45

    GOAL St KildaRiewoldt is awarded a free-kick after being held b Warnock just inside the 50. He takes his time and converts for a goal to take the margin to 24 points.

  • Q1 10:05

    Behind St KildaJamie Cripps takes a mark and makes a shot from just inside fifty but it meets with the left post for just the one for the home side. 19-1 StKilda

  • Q1 04:30

    GOAL ST KILDAFisher has a chance at goal, but decided to opt for the short kick to Stanley who takes the mark and converts for another goal to the Saints. 18-0

  • Q1 01:45

    GOAL ST KILDAGilbert snaps from point blank range from a Dal Santo and Riewoldt handpass combination to give the Saints their second goal.

  • Q1 00:40

    The Saints get off to a perfect start, winning at the bounce and scoring the 6 points within the first minute of play.

  • Q1 00:00

    We are only minutes away from the bounce here at Etihad Stadium for today's Easter matchup between the St. Kilda Saints and the Gold Coast Suns. Should be an Egg-cellant match!

St Kilda

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Brendon Goddard 19 14 33 9 0 1 0 5 1 2 141
2 Nick Riewoldt 16 6 22 11 1 2 3 4 4 2 129
3 David Armitage 11 11 22 2 0 2 2 10 2 0 109
4 Sam Fisher 19 6 25 9 1 1 2 3 0 0 104
5 Rhys Stanley 15 5 20 7 6 1 0 2 2 1 104
6 Leigh Montagna 16 9 25 6 0 1 1 5 0 0 102
7 Jack Steven 11 11 22 5 0 1 1 6 1 1 99
8 Clinton Jones 11 14 25 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 98
9 Nick Dal Santo 13 13 26 1 2 0 1 6 0 0 91
10 Lenny Hayes 13 14 27 2 0 2 1 4 0 1 89
11 Ben McEvoy 5 9 14 6 27 0 0 1 1 0 88
12 Terry Milera 12 3 15 6 0 2 1 3 2 2 85
13 Jarryn Geary 11 6 17 4 0 1 0 4 1 0 80
14 Jason Blake 10 8 18 7 0 0 1 3 0 0 76
15 Justin Koschitzke 6 6 12 4 3 2 1 5 2 0 76
16 Sam Gilbert 11 8 19 6 0 0 2 2 1 0 75
17 Sean Dempster 15 5 20 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 74
18 Stephen Milne 9 1 10 4 0 0 1 3 2 2 64
19 Tom Simpkin 11 3 14 4 0 2 1 2 0 0 58
20 Jack Newnes 5 4 9 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 36
21 Jamie Cripps 5 1 6 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 35
22 Tom Ledger 4 4 8 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 33

Gold Coast Suns

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Gary Ablett 20 20 40 4 0 2 0 4 2 1 143
2 David Swallow 12 16 28 1 0 3 0 7 0 0 102
3 Jared Brennan 11 14 25 4 1 0 2 4 0 0 84
4 Dion Prestia 6 13 19 5 0 1 0 5 0 0 80
5 Brandon Matera 12 8 20 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 78
6 Josh Caddy 7 5 12 2 1 0 0 8 0 0 70
7 Luke Russell 7 9 16 1 0 3 0 4 1 0 67
8 Zac Smith 1 11 12 0 26 2 1 3 0 0 62
9 Jarrod Harbrow 10 6 16 4 0 1 2 2 0 1 58
10 Harley Bennell 6 13 19 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 55
11 Michael Rischitelli 4 7 11 2 0 1 1 6 0 0 54
12 Matthew Shaw 5 12 17 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 51
13 Jeremy Taylor 6 3 9 3 0 1 0 4 0 0 50
14 Maverick Weller 3 12 15 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 45
15 Campbell Brown 5 3 8 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 44
16 Tom Hickey 4 5 9 3 7 1 1 0 1 0 42
17 Steven May 4 6 10 2 0 1 1 3 0 1 41
18 Tom Lynch 4 8 12 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 33
19 Aaron Hall 4 5 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 26
20 Matthew Warnock 3 8 11 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 25
21 Karmichael Hunt 1 5 6 1 0 1 2 3 0 0 23
22 Trent McKenzie 4 2 6 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 22

St Kilda

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Brendon Goddard 18 19 14 33 9 24 78 1 9 1 1 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 5 2 0 2 1 2 0 33 90 141
2 Nick Riewoldt 12 16 6 22 6 14 72 3 11 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 1 0 5 4 2 0 66 88 129
3 David Armitage 20 11 11 22 12 9 90 3 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 2 2 10 0 0 3 2 0 1 100 79 109
4 Sam Fisher 25 19 6 25 7 16 84 3 9 0 0 1 2 0 2 4 1 2 3 5 1 2 0 0 1 0 90 104
5 Rhys Stanley 28 15 5 20 9 8 75 2 7 1 1 6 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 0 6 2 1 0 66 81 104
6 Leigh Montagna 11 16 9 25 8 17 64 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 1 5 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 82 102
7 Jack Steven 3 11 11 22 13 9 50 1 5 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 1 1 6 1 3 1 1 1 1 33 81 99
8 Clinton Jones 4 11 14 25 9 14 80 0 1 0 0 0 6 3 3 0 0 0 7 4 4 5 1 0 0 100 90 98
9 Nick Dal Santo 26 13 13 26 13 13 73 4 1 0 0 2 7 2 5 1 0 1 6 3 2 4 0 0 0 0 80 91
10 Lenny Hayes 7 13 14 27 14 13 77 1 2 1 0 0 8 2 6 3 2 1 4 3 0 4 0 1 0 0 77 89
11 Ben McEvoy 5 5 9 14 8 6 100 0 6 3 1 27 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 2 1 0 1 100 79 88
12 Terry Milera 32 12 3 15 5 11 73 2 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 3 2 4 2 2 0 50 79 85
13 Jarryn Geary 14 11 6 17 2 14 100 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 4 3 6 1 1 0 2 100 91 80
14 Jason Blake 27 10 8 18 7 10 83 1 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 93 76
15 Justin Koschitzke 23 6 6 12 7 5 100 1 4 2 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 100 84 76
16 Sam Gilbert 19 11 8 19 4 15 78 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 2 1 0 0 100 91 75
17 Sean Dempster 24 15 5 20 5 14 85 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 92 74
18 Stephen Milne 44 9 1 10 2 8 50 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 2 2 2 50 55 64
19 Tom Simpkin 31 11 3 14 6 7 71 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 58
20 Jack Newnes 16 5 4 9 4 6 88 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 80 36
21 Jamie Cripps 35 5 1 6 2 4 66 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 4 1 1 0 50 76 35
22 Tom Ledger 15 4 4 8 0 8 62 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 34 33

Gold Coast Suns

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Gary Ablett 9 20 20 40 20 21 62 0 4 2 1 0 8 3 5 1 2 0 4 0 1 8 2 1 1 66 91 143
2 David Swallow 24 12 16 28 14 15 64 3 1 0 0 0 4 1 3 2 3 0 7 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 83 102
3 Jared Brennan 3 11 14 25 11 12 76 4 4 1 0 1 2 0 2 4 0 2 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 86 84
4 Dion Prestia 41 6 13 19 5 15 78 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 75 80
5 Brandon Matera 32 12 8 20 3 17 70 2 5 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 50 88 78
6 Josh Caddy 28 7 5 12 3 9 50 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 8 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 81 70
7 Luke Russell 8 7 9 16 6 11 68 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 0 4 3 4 1 1 0 0 100 72 67
8 Zac Smith 2 1 11 12 6 6 66 3 0 0 0 26 2 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 91 62
9 Jarrod Harbrow 5 10 6 16 7 10 56 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 5 6 1 0 1 0 0 92 58
10 Harley Bennell 11 6 13 19 4 16 89 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 1 0 92 55
11 Michael Rischitelli 35 4 7 11 5 6 72 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 54
12 Matthew Shaw 26 5 12 17 5 13 64 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 84 51
13 Jeremy Taylor 21 6 3 9 2 6 77 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 50
14 Maverick Weller 4 3 12 15 6 10 80 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 91 45
15 Campbell Brown 30 5 3 8 4 4 62 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 66 86 44
16 Tom Hickey 40 4 5 9 2 7 77 1 3 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 100 93 42
17 Steven May 45 4 6 10 4 3 80 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 81 41
18 Tom Lynch 19 4 8 12 8 4 66 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 33
19 Aaron Hall 33 4 5 9 3 6 66 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 54 26
20 Matthew Warnock 14 3 8 11 3 9 81 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 25
21 Karmichael Hunt 7 1 5 6 2 3 100 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 77 23
22 Trent McKenzie 18 4 2 6 4 3 83 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 30 22

Team Lineups

St Kilda

B

  • Jarryn Geary,
  • Sam Gilbert,
  • Jason Blake

HB

  • Tom Simpkin,
  • Sam Fisher,
  • Sean Dempster

C

  • Jack Newnes,
  • Lenny Hayes,
  • Brendon Goddard

HF

  • Jack Steven,
  • Nick Riewoldt,
  • Terry Milera

F

  • Stephen Milne,
  • Justin Koschitzke,
  • Rhys Stanley

Fol

  • Ben McEvoy,
  • Clinton Jones,
  • Nick Dal Santo

I/C

  • Leigh Montagna,
  • Jamie Cripps,
  • David Armitage

Sub

  • Thomas Ledger

No Late Change

In

  • Tom Simpkin,
  • Jack Newnes,
  • Thomas Ledger

Out

  • Brett Peake (Omitted),
  • Farren Ray (Omitted),
  • Dean Polo (Suspension)

Gold Coast Suns

B

  • Jarrod Harbrow,
  • Matthew Warnock,
  • Jeremy Taylor

HB

  • Maverick Weller,
  • Steven May,
  • Campbell Brown

C

  • Matt Shaw,
  • David Swallow,
  • Dion Prestia

HF

  • Josh Caddy,
  • Tom J. Lynch,
  • Aaron Hall

F

  • Harley Bennell,
  • Tom Hickey,
  • Brandon Matera

Fol

  • Zac Smith,
  • Michael Rischitelli,
  • Gary Ablett

I/C

  • Luke Russell,
  • Karmichael Hunt,
  • Jarred Brennan

Sub

  • Trent McKenzie

No Late Change

In

  • Maverick Weller,
  • Matt Shaw,
  • Trent McKenzie

Out

  • Daniel Gorringe (Achilles),
  • Sam Iles (Omitted),
  • Seb Tape (Teeth)

Last updated: 3:38pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012