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  • Gold Coast Suns v GWS Giants
  • Round 20 - 16:40 AEST, Aug 11, 2012
  • Metricon Stadium
  • 20° Fine, partly cloudy.
17th
18th
  • Goals 16
  • Behinds 13
  • Total 109

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  • Goals 12
  • Behinds 7
  • Total 79

Who would you take?

Electrifying Sun Liam Patrick, or Giant Will Hoskin-Elliott?

Match Videos

Gold Coast Suns

  • Q1
    3.1
    (19)
  • Q2
    6.9
    (45)
  • Q3
    12.11
    (83)
  • Q4
    16.13
    (109)
  • Q1
    3.1
    (19)
  • Q2
    5.2
    (32)
  • Q3
    8.6
    (54)
  • Q4
    12.7
    (79)

GWS Giants

Stats

  • 363
  • 213
  • 150
  • 19
  • 40
  • 15
  • 25
  • 63
  • 17
  • 135
  • 52
  • 25
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 335
  • 209
  • 126
  • 23
  • 34
  • 5
  • 29
  • 35
  • 10
  • 128
  • 42
  • 48
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 30:30

    The final siren sounds and the fireworks are going off. The Suns have finally won at home and they have defeated the Giants by 30 points.

  • Q4 29:10

    GOAL SUNSThe Suns get it out of the centre. It goes straight to Ablett who lets it rip from 55 metres out. What a way to finish the match! Simply Sensational!

  • Q4 27:00

    GOAL SUNSAblett runs hard to space inside 50 to take the mark. He goes back, takes his time and guides it through. He pokes his tongue out and celebrates.

  • Q4 23:30

    The Suns are just intent on holding onto possession now. They lead by 17 points and should be able to prevail here for the first time at home.

  • Q4 20:00

    GOAL GIANTSThe long kick goes to the goal square and it's a mark at the back taken by guess who? Will Hoskin-Elliott marks and it's high five time with his fifth goal.

  • Q4 18:40

    GOAL SUNSAblett takes it on the boundary and breaks a tackle. He handballs it to Hall who kicks it with the outside of his boot.

  • Q4 17:00

    How many footy tipping contests have their last ditch fling hanging on the result of this match? Many neutrals will be watching on with interest.

  • Q4 14:30

    GOAL GIANTSSmith marks a bullet like pass on his chest That would almost hurt! e lines up the kick from 45 metres out and kicks it! Here come the Giants.

  • Q4 11:00

    GOAL GIANTSHoskin-Elliott judges it best to outmark the two Suns defenders he stands between. He plays on and kicks it in Stevie J style for another goal.

  • Q4 09:00

    GOAL SUNSThe Suns handball it from end to end with the inishing touches applied very delicately by Brandon Matera. His shot from 44 metres out bounces through.

  • Q4 07:00

    BEHIND SUNSCaddy marks it courageously before landing heavily on his hip. He gets up to get on with business and line it up, but it hits the post.

  • Q4 03:20

    BEHIND GIANTSEdwards runs inside 50 but has no help at all. So he elects to go on his right boot and kick long, but it starts right and stays right.

  • Q4 02:10

    GOAL GIANTSCameron works hard to lead into space and he takes it. From 45 metres out the goal umpire does not even move. He is a great kick.

  • Q4 00:01

    The final quarter is underway.

  • Q3 32:50

    The Suns lead by 29 points at three quarter time.

  • Q3 31:00

    GOAL SUNSThe Giants' run of three successive goals end with Brown juggling the mark in the square. From point blank range he makes no mistake. The ship has officially been steadied.

  • Q3 28:30

    GOAL GIANTSSome poor marking by the Suns sees Bugg mark on the lead. Bugg goes back and kicks a very good goal.

  • Q3 26:20

    The Suns have made their sub with May being subbed out for Taylor.

  • Q3 25:00

    GOAL GIANTSThe Giants have finally lifted a notch with another inside 50. Scully gets on to the end of it and kicks it from a tight angle.

  • Q3 23:20

    The Giants make their sub with a tall going off for a small. It's Folau off and Power on.

  • Q3 22:30

    BEHIND GIANTSBugg's snap shot at goal hits the post.

  • Q3 20:30

    GOAL GIANTSCameron surges out on the lead and takes an easy mark in the end. His shot at goal is perfection in the kicking of the ball. Goal all the way.

  • Q3 17:00

    Swallow runs down the right and has options inside. Instead he elects to have a low percentage shot and kicks it out of bounds on the full.

  • Q3 15:00

    BEHIND SUNSThe Suns take a no risk approach and rush the ball through for a behind.

  • Q3 14:40

    BEHIND GIANTSHoskin-Elliott rushes the kick when he had much more time to think about and he misses to the right.

  • Q3 13:00

    BEHIND SUNSLynch claims the goal from close range but it comes off the post as is confirmed from the video review.

  • Q3 10:50

    BEHIND SUNSAnother Giants turnover presents Swallow with a shot at goal, but it goes left.

  • Q3 10:15

    GOAL SUNSAblett takes it on an acute angle. He keeps running to make the angle worse but it doesn't matter. The master bends it back and it bounces kindly.

  • Q3 06:30

    GOAL SUNSAnother Suns goal thanks to a 50 metre penalty. Lynch marks and is paid the 50. From the goal square this one is well and truly in the book.

  • Q3 04:00

    GOAL SUNSThe Suns are running hot! The Giants are not touching the ball. Caddy pounces on the loose ball in point blank range and he slams it through.

  • Q3 03:00

    GOAL SUNSPatrick runs down the right and chips it to the lead of Brown who goes back and kicks goal number 2. The Suns have started well.

  • Q3 01:20

    GOAL SUNSThe Suns have made a good start to the third quarter. The Giants win the hitout but Bennell is there to take it and burst through to kick the goal.

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway as the lights go on.

  • Q2 30:00

    The Suns lead by 13 points at halftime but it could have been much, much more.

  • Q2 29:10

    BEHIND SUNSHall goes around the corner from 45 metres out, but his shot misses to the left.

  • Q2 27:00

    The Suns should be ahead by significantly more than the 12 point margin they currently hold. The footy has been in their half for most of the second quarter.

  • Q2 25:30

    BEHIND SUNSMcKenzie, AKA The Cannon, gets onto one from 55 metres out, but it hits the post. So close yet so far!

  • Q2 25:00

    BEHIND SUNSBrown's shot at goal from near the boundary is off hands and through for a behind.

  • Q2 23:00

    BEHIND SUNSMatera marks near the boundary 40 metres out on the boundary. He lines it upbut misses to the left.

  • Q2 21:00

    BEHIND SUNSShaw tries one from 40 metres out on the run, but it's across the face of goal for a behind.

  • Q2 20:00

    GOAL SUNSMatera is a very good kick at goal. He will line it up from outside 50. It has the accuracy, but does it have the distance? YES IT DOES!

  • Q2 16:30

    BEHIND GIANTSBugg tries one from distance, but on this occasion the insect doesn't sting.

  • Q2 15:00

    GOAL GIANTSFolau is infringed upon in the marking contest. Advantage is allowed to Hoskin-Elliott who keeps on running to the goal square, then slams it to the second tier. He has three goals!

  • Q2 13:00

    BEHIND SUNSLynch marks on the lead, but his shot from 50 misses to the right.

  • Q2 11:20

    GOAL SUNSShaw handballs to Ablett who goes over the top to Patrick and he runs in and drills it. He has shown a bit this afternoon.

  • Q2 07:20

    BEHIND SUNSSwallow's shot at goal fades right and is off hands for a behind.

  • Q2 06:00

    BEHIND SUNSHall tries to conjure up an opportunity out of nothing for his third goal. He nearly pulls it off too, except that the footy hits the post.

  • Q2 04:20

    GOAL GIANTSStephen Clifton is all alone 25 metres out and takes the mark. How did he get to be so free? The Suns need to work harder. Clifton kicks the goal.

  • Q2 02:30

    GOAL SUNSDixon leaves it for Hall who runs in to kick the goal.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway.

  • Q1 30:20

    Nothing separates these two sides at quarter time with the Suns chasing their first home win.

  • Q1 23:50

    GOAL SUNSA chain of handballs along the boundary finishes inside to Hall who runs in and slams it through.

  • Q1 20:45

    BEHIND SUNSHorsley takes a couple of bounces as he enters the 50, but his kick misses to the left.

  • Q1 18:00

    It has been a scrappy encounter in the first quarter. No surprise given the two teams' standing in the competition at the moment.

  • Q1 15:00

    GOAL GIANTSHoskin-Elliott receives a favourable bounce and kicks another, this time from the goal square. Giants lead by 7 points.

  • Q1 13:00

    GOAL GIANTSHoskin-Elliott pounces onto the loose ball and kicks it around his body for a very good goal.

  • Q1 10:40

    GOAL SUNSBrown marks it out in front of Smith and the shot at goal splits the middle. What a cracking kick!

  • Q1 08:00

    BEHIND GIANTSScully kicks it out in front of Folau who marks. He goes back and from 35 metres out he misses to the right.

  • Q1 04:30

    GOAL SUNSAblett kicks it out in front of Patrick who takes the mark. He looks for a pass but there is nothing coming. So he takes a couple of steps and bends it back.

  • Q1 01:00

    GOAL GIANTSTomlinson has it in the centre but an infringement over the mark has him lining it up 40 metres out. The kick comes back nicely. It's a beauty!

  • Q1 00:01

    We are off and underway at the Coast.

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to the Gold Coast for the battle of the cellar dwellers. It's the Gold Coast Suns vs Greater Western Sydney Giants.

Gold Coast Suns

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Danny Stanley 14 12 26 12 0 1 1 2 0 0 108
2 Aaron Hall 14 1 15 4 0 0 1 7 3 2 101
3 David Swallow 16 8 24 7 3 5 2 3 0 1 100
4 Gary Ablett 13 10 23 2 0 0 0 4 3 0 99
5 Brandon Matera 17 5 22 5 0 2 1 0 2 1 88
6 Trent McKenzie 8 7 15 6 1 0 1 8 0 1 87
7 Kyal Horsley 11 12 23 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 82
8 Tom Lynch 6 12 18 6 5 1 1 2 1 2 79
9 Campbell Brown 9 4 13 7 0 0 1 1 3 0 75
10 Jackson Allen 11 4 15 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 73
11 Jared Brennan 9 6 15 5 3 2 2 4 0 0 69
12 Matthew Warnock 10 10 20 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 67
13 Charlie Dixon 9 6 15 3 12 3 1 1 0 0 64
14 Josh Caddy 8 8 16 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 63
15 Matthew Shaw 11 6 17 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 61
16 Maverick Weller 9 7 16 5 0 0 2 2 0 0 58
17 Taylor Hine 7 7 14 1 0 2 2 6 0 0 58
18 Harley Bennell 13 6 19 3 1 0 3 0 1 0 58
19 Jarrod Harbrow 8 6 14 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 44
20 Liam Patrick 3 7 10 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 42
21 Jeremy Taylor 3 5 8 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 29
22 Steven May 4 1 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 20

GWS Giants

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Adam Treloar 17 15 32 7 0 2 0 2 0 0 112
2 Devon Smith 15 10 25 5 0 0 1 5 1 0 103
3 Will Hoskin-Elliott 12 4 16 4 0 1 0 2 5 1 96
4 Phil Davis 16 3 19 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 95
5 Chad Cornes 13 9 22 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 86
6 Anthony Miles 10 8 18 3 0 2 1 6 0 0 78
7 Jonathan Giles 9 4 13 1 38 3 4 1 0 0 71
8 Adam Tomlinson 10 3 13 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 70
9 Jeremy Cameron 11 4 15 7 1 2 3 0 2 0 68
10 Stephen Clifton 8 3 11 4 0 2 2 5 1 0 64
11 Tomas Bugg 8 8 16 4 0 2 1 1 1 2 63
12 Tom Scully 12 10 22 1 0 1 4 2 1 0 62
13 Jack Hombsch 12 3 15 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 62
14 Luke Power 5 12 17 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 60
15 Curtly Hampton 12 4 16 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 55
16 Matthew Buntine 5 7 12 5 0 1 0 2 0 0 53
17 Adam Kennedy 7 6 13 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 52
18 Sam Darley 8 5 13 3 0 3 1 2 0 0 51
19 Shaun Edwards 8 3 11 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 41
20 Tim Golds 8 2 10 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 34
21 Andrew Phillips 2 3 5 0 8 1 0 1 0 0 25
22 Israel Folau 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 13

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 Danny Stanley 25 14 12 26 10 17 76 3 12 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 97 108
2 Aaron Hall 33 14 1 15 3 11 60 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 7 0 0 5 3 2 0 50 82 101
3 David Swallow 24 16 8 24 12 13 62 5 7 0 1 3 3 1 2 1 5 2 3 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 72 100
4 Gary Ablett 9 13 10 23 12 11 73 2 2 1 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 4 5 1 7 3 0 3 100 90 99
5 Brandon Matera 32 17 5 22 7 14 77 2 5 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 3 2 1 0 50 81 88
6 Trent McKenzie 18 8 7 15 4 11 80 3 6 0 1 1 3 0 3 0 0 1 8 2 2 4 0 1 0 0 81 87
7 Kyal Horsley 42 11 12 23 10 13 78 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 63 82
8 Tom Lynch 19 6 12 18 10 8 77 1 6 2 3 5 3 0 3 0 1 1 2 5 0 1 1 2 0 33 92 79
9 Campbell Brown 30 9 4 13 3 10 53 4 7 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 3 0 0 75 96 75
10 Jackson Allen 31 11 4 15 7 8 73 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1 0 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 95 73
11 Jared Brennan 3 9 6 15 5 10 80 4 5 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 2 2 4 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 79 69
12 Matthew Warnock 14 10 10 20 8 11 95 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 98 67
13 Charlie Dixon 23 9 6 15 9 4 93 2 3 1 0 12 6 4 2 0 3 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 91 64
14 Josh Caddy 28 8 8 16 7 9 81 0 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 50 77 63
15 Matthew Shaw 26 11 6 17 3 14 76 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 4 0 1 1 0 97 61
16 Maverick Weller 4 9 7 16 2 14 81 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 4 0 5 0 0 1 0 97 58
17 Taylor Hine 29 7 7 14 6 9 71 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 2 2 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 82 58
18 Harley Bennell 11 13 6 19 7 12 89 7 3 1 0 1 3 2 1 2 0 3 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 100 83 58
19 Jarrod Harbrow 5 8 6 14 4 10 78 3 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 3 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 79 44
20 Liam Patrick 43 3 7 10 5 5 80 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 3 2 0 1 100 70 42
21 Jeremy Taylor 21 3 5 8 1 7 100 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 29
22 Steven May 45 4 1 5 0 5 40 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 69 20

GWS Giants

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 Adam Treloar 17 17 15 32 13 19 81 2 7 0 0 0 5 0 5 2 2 0 2 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 84 112
2 Devon Smith 34 15 10 25 8 17 64 3 5 0 1 0 4 0 4 3 0 1 5 1 0 2 1 0 0 100 86 103
3 Will Hoskin-Elliott 33 12 4 16 10 5 81 1 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 4 1 3 5 1 0 83 88 96
4 Phil Davis 1 16 3 19 2 16 84 2 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 96 95
5 Chad Cornes 11 13 9 22 7 13 81 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 94 86
6 Anthony Miles 25 10 8 18 10 8 72 2 3 0 0 0 4 1 3 2 2 1 6 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 85 78
7 Jonathan Giles 26 9 4 13 10 4 61 7 1 0 0 38 5 1 4 1 3 4 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 84 71
8 Adam Tomlinson 20 10 3 13 8 6 84 0 8 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 1 100 89 70
9 Jeremy Cameron 18 11 4 15 6 5 93 3 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 100 85 68
10 Stephen Clifton 24 8 3 11 5 6 72 3 4 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 2 2 5 3 0 1 1 0 1 100 90 64
11 Tomas Bugg 14 8 8 16 6 11 75 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 3 0 2 1 2 0 33 80 63
12 Tom Scully 9 12 10 22 6 14 68 8 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 4 2 0 1 2 1 0 2 100 83 62
13 Jack Hombsch 36 12 3 15 5 9 86 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 86 62
14 Luke Power 6 5 12 17 9 7 82 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 32 60
15 Curtly Hampton 2 12 4 16 2 11 62 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 88 55
16 Matthew Buntine 21 5 7 12 5 7 100 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 83 53
17 Adam Kennedy 40 7 6 13 1 10 84 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 88 52
18 Sam Darley 13 8 5 13 4 9 69 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 51
19 Shaun Edwards 22 8 3 11 3 8 63 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 79 41
20 Tim Golds 15 8 2 10 2 6 80 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 83 34
21 Andrew Phillips 27 2 3 5 4 1 80 0 0 0 0 8 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 75 25
22 Israel Folau 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 58 13

Team Lineups

Gold Coast Suns

B

  • Taylor Hine,
  • Steven May,
  • Trent McKenzie

HB

  • Maverick Weller,
  • Matthew Warnock,
  • Jarrod Harbrow

C

  • David Swallow,
  • Gary Ablett,
  • Matt Shaw

HF

  • Jackson Allen,
  • Tom J. Lynch,
  • Brandon Matera

F

  • Liam Patrick,
  • Campbell Brown,
  • Danny Stanley

Fol

  • Charlie Dixon,
  • Josh Caddy,
  • Harley Bennell

I/C

  • Jarred Brennan,
  • Aaron Hall,
  • Kyal Horsley

Sub

  • Jeremy Taylor

No Late Change

In

  • Steven May,
  • Jackson Allen,
  • Danny Stanley,
  • Aaron Hall,
  • Kyal Horsley,
  • Jeremy Taylor

Out

  • Zac Smith (Ankle),
  • Dion Prestia (Hamstring),
  • Michael Rischitelli (Knee),
  • Luke Russell (Shoulder),
  • Sam Day (Foot),
  • Karmichael Hunt (Shoulder)

New

  • Jackson Allen

GWS Giants

B

  • Shaun Edwards,
  • Phil Davis,
  • Curtly Hampton

HB

  • Adam Kennedy,
  • Chad Cornes,
  • Matt Buntine

C

  • Tomas Bugg,
  • Stephen Clifton,
  • Will Hoskin-Elliott

HF

  • Tim Golds,
  • Jeremy Cameron,
  • Adam Tomlinson

F

  • Devon Smith,
  • Israel Folau,
  • Jack Hombsch

Fol

  • Jonathan Giles,
  • Sam Darley,
  • Anthony Miles

I/C

  • Tom Scully,
  • Adam Treloar,
  • Andrew Phillips

Sub

  • Luke Power

No Late Change

In

  • Shaun Edwards,
  • Stephen Clifton,
  • Tim Golds,
  • Adam Tomlinson,
  • Israel Folau,
  • Jack Hombsch,
  • Sam Darley,
  • Andrew Phillips

Out

  • Callan Ward (Groin),
  • Jonathon Patton (Shoulder),
  • Sam Frost (Hip),
  • Dean Brogan (Omitted),
  • Stephen Coniglio (Omitted),
  • Jacob Townsend (Omitted),
  • Toby Greene (Groin),
  • Taylor Adams (Back)

Milestones:

  • Tom Scully  - Played 50th game

Last updated: 4:26pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012