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  • Gold Coast Suns v Fremantle
  • Round 6 - 16:40 AEST, May 05, 2012
  • Metricon Stadium
  • 23° Fine, sunny.
17th
7th
  • Goals 14
  • Behinds 3
  • Total 87

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  • Goals 14
  • Behinds 10
  • Total 94

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Gold Coast Suns

  • Q1
    3.1
    (19)
  • Q2
    8.2
    (50)
  • Q3
    10.2
    (62)
  • Q4
    14.3
    (87)
  • Q1
    3.0
    (18)
  • Q2
    5.3
    (33)
  • Q3
    10.7
    (67)
  • Q4
    14.10
    (94)

Fremantle

Stats

  • 406
  • 218
  • 188
  • 13
  • 42
  • 9
  • 33
  • 44
  • 6
  • 139
  • 60
  • 36
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 382
  • 212
  • 170
  • 19
  • 38
  • 13
  • 25
  • 55
  • 9
  • 149
  • 70
  • 45
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 33:45

    The siren sounds to end a wonderful contest with the Dockers needing a goal right at the end to shake off the Suns. The Dockers have defeated the Suns by 7 points.

  • Q4 32:55

    GOAL DOCKERSBall spills free from the ball up with Mayne tapping it across for Mzungu to rush past and kick it off the ground for the goal. Dockers win.

  • Q4 31:50

    The ball is in the Dockers forward line with 30 seconds on the clock.

  • Q4 31:20

    One minute to go with one point the difference. Dockers are hanging on.

  • Q4 30:10

    The Suns run it out of defence and they are a chance. The Dockers defence needs to stand very tall.

  • Q4 29:50

    Bennell will be sure to hear his name called out on Brownlow night with 37 possessions and 3 goals.

  • Q4 29:30

    2:20 remains with the Dockers leading by 1 point.

  • Q4 28:50

    GOAL SUNSMcKenzie gets the hands out to Bennell who kicks it around his body for his third goal. The Suns are back to within 1 point.

  • Q4 27:00

    The Dockers seem to have weathered the storm with 3 minutes remaining. Hard to see them losing it from here.

  • Q4 26:00

    With 4 minutes remaining the Suns must roll the dice and it needs to be a good roll of the dice too.

  • Q4 24:50

    GOAL DOCKERSMayne receives high contact from an untidy Wilkinson then a 50 metre penalty makes sure of it. Mayne kicks the goal and the Dockers lead by 7 points.

  • Q4 22:40

    The Dockers are back in front by 1 point and the Suns must push their case now.

  • Q4 22:20

    GOAL DOCKERSPavlich is standing outside the back for the centre bounce. The ball comes out to him much like a rugby scrum and Pavlich snaps it through for a goal.

  • Q4 20:00

    The upset could still be on with the Suns defending for their lives. They want to record their first win whilst the Dockers keep on pushing.

  • Q4 17:30

    GOAL SUNSSwallow kicks to Brown who marks on the 50. Brown goes back and the kick carries. The Suns are back in front once again!

  • Q4 16:20

    BEHIND DOCKERSThe long kick is sent to the Dockers forward line. It's off hands and through for a behind.

  • Q4 15:00

    BEHIND DOCKERSMzungu plays advantage from the centre and bounces repeatedly. He has a man ahead and elects to shoot, but it's a shocking kick.

  • Q4 14:20

    GOAL SUNSFrom the boundary throw in Bennell takes it out the back and snaps it through for a goal. The Suns lead by 1 point. Great finish by Bennell.

  • Q4 13:00

    BEHIND SUNSHunt marks the ball deep in the pocket, but his kick sneaks in for a behind.

  • Q4 11:40

    GOAL DOCKERSde Boer has been paid the free kick for holding the ball. He lines it up and squeezes it through for his third goal. Dockers lead by 6 points.

  • Q4 09:30

    This one looks set to go down to the wire with scores being level. Who is going to stand up and be counted?

  • Q4 07:50

    BEHIND DOCKERSMundy with a beautiful tap to Mayne who rushes the kick and misses to the right.

  • Q4 06:30

    Bennell has a match high 31 disposals. He has played the game of his life for the Suns.

  • Q4 05:20

    GOAL SUNSBrennan is pushed after taking the mark and is given the 50 metre penalty. Brennan kicks the easy goal from the square with the Suns taking the lead by one point.

  • Q4 03:50

    It has been an even start to the final quarter with both sides looking to have even chance of winning this match.

  • Q4 00:01

    The final quarter is underway.

  • Q3 32:20

    The siren sounds for three quarter time with the Dockers leading by 5 points.

  • Q3 31:30

    With less than a minute remaining in the quarter the Suns will do well to prevent any further damage.

  • Q3 29:25

    BEHIND DOCKERSBallantyne snaps from the boundary but it just manages to sneak in for a behind.

  • Q3 26:30

    The Dockers are all over the Suns at the moment and another couple of Dockers goals could see the Suns capitulate.

  • Q3 23:10

    GOAL DOCKERSde Boer marks on 50 and he has kicked back to back goals to take the Dockers back in front. They lead by 3.

  • Q3 22:40

    The Suns need to steady and grab the next goal because they appear to have stopped.

  • Q3 21:50

    GOAL DOCKERSA kick to the top of the square bounces with de Boer getting to it first to soccer it off the ground.

  • Q3 20:20

    GOAL DOCKERSNeale kicks from outside 50. His kick bounces and takes a favourable turn to roll through for a goal. Dockers back within 9 points.

  • Q3 19:00

    BEHIND DOCKERSWarnock rushes through a behind under pressure.

  • Q3 17:30

    Brennan is injured and being asked to go back on.

  • Q3 17:00

    GOAL SUNSBennell kicks to the lead of Swallow who flies to take a good strong mark. His shot at goal is even better. He has 3.

  • Q3 13:40

    GOAL DOCKERSRoberton takes a good strongly contested mark. From the 50 it clears the fence and the Dockers edge closer.

  • Q3 11:40

    GOAL SUNSBall spills free just outside of the goal square. Caddy handballs out to Shaw who snaps through a brilliant goal. Suns by 16 points.

  • Q3 08:40

    BEHIND DOCKERSPavlich kicks long to the top of the square but it keeps going and it's through for a behind.

  • Q3 06:00

    GOAL DOCKERSA chain of handballs inside Fremantle's attacking 50 ends with Clarke who handballs on to Mayne and he kicks the goal.

  • Q3 03:00

    Hill is off the ground and has been replaced as sub by Spurr.

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway.

  • Q2 27:50

    GOAL SUNSBrown kicks to the lead of Hunt who marks just before the siren. From 45 metres out Hunt makes it look easy! The Suns lead by 17 points at half-time.

  • Q2 24:10

    The Suns are holding on at the moment with the Dockers slowly getting on top. Doesn't help when you only have two left on your bench.

  • Q2 21:30

    GOAL SUNSTape spots up Russell on the lead and he leaps to take an overhead mark. Russell's kick looks good off the boot and the Suns lead by 12 points.

  • Q2 19:30

    Swallow is in trouble with a left leg injury and he is helped off the field for assessment.

  • Q2 18:10

    GOAL DOCKERSGriffen in the pocket centres to Clarke who marks and kicks the goal. The margin is now back to the one goal.

  • Q2 15:30

    BEHIND DOCKERSPavlich marks on the lead but his shot from 45 metres out on a 45 degree angle is across the face.

  • Q2 14:00

    The Dockers are off their game and the Suns look set to pounce.

  • Q2 12:50

    BEHIND SUNSDay runs through the middle with his long kick off hands and through for a behind.

  • Q2 11:00

    GOAL SUNSDay cops it in the back off Dawson and he has the free kick 15 metres out. Day strolls up and kicks the goal. Suns back in front by 12.

  • Q2 09:45

    GOAL DOCKERSCrowley is all alone inside 50 and he takes it on his chest. From 40 metres out he kicks the goal that ends the Suns' 5 goal run.

  • Q2 08:00

    GOAL SUNSThe ball is stolen from the boundary throw in by Caddy who keeps the kick low and it clears them all to bounce through for the goal.

  • Q2 05:00

    The Suns are looking a good chance of recording their first win of the year if they can continue with their impressive start.

  • Q2 04:20

    BEHIND DOCKERSPavlich handballs the ball back to stop it from going out of bounds, but Hunt is there to fumble it over for a behind.

  • Q2 03:00

    The Suns have kicked the last four goals after the Dockers kicked the first three.

  • Q2 00:50

    GOAL SUNSMcKenzie handballs through to Swallow running past and he kicks his second goal. Good start to the second quarter by the Suns.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway.

  • Q1 33:45

    At quarter time the Suns lead by 1 point.

  • Q1 31:40

    The Suns hit the front with Bennell's goal.

  • Q1 31:30

    GOAL SUNSHunt reads the ruck work brilliantly. He handballs to Bennell who runs in and kicks the goal. Who said Hunt couldn't play AFL?

  • Q1 29:00

    The Suns have risen in the twilight with the Dockers unable to get it near their 50 in the past few minutes.

  • Q1 26:00

    Josh Toy will come on as substitute to replace the injured Bock.

  • Q1 22:40

    Bock looks to have hurt his leg. He has called for assistance immediately and looks to have either hurt his ankle or broken his leg.

  • Q1 21:50

    The Suns have kicked the past couple of goals to get back within 5 points.

  • Q1 21:00

    GOAL SUNSDay runs in to retrieve the poor kick by Brown. He turns and handballs to Iles who kicks a magnificent goal hard against the boundary.

  • Q1 17:30

    GOAL SUNSSmith with a beautiful reflex give to Swallow who provides the best of finishes for the Suns.

  • Q1 14:30

    In the blink of an eye this match has changed course with the Dockers piling on three quick goals.

  • Q1 14:00

    GOAL DOCKERSPavlich marks and handballs over the top to Mayne who kicks another easy goal from the square.

  • Q1 12:35

    GOAL DOCKERSWilkinson fresh airs the spoiling attempt allowing Lachie Neale to run out the back and kick the goal. Poor defence by the Suns there.

  • Q1 11:30

    GOAL DOCKERSHill runs hard to mark the long kick by Broughton and play on to kick the first goal of the match. Dockers lead by 5 points early on.

  • Q1 09:20

    BEHIND SUNSThe first score of the match is finally with us with McPhee getting a fingertip on to Rusell's long shot.

  • Q1 06:50

    It's a soccer style scoreline at the moment with both teams locked in at 00.

  • Q1 03:30

    The Suns are employing big numbers back, but the Dockers have pushed players forward to ensure it's all one on one.

  • Q1 00:01

    We are off and underway in the Gold Coast.

Gold Coast Suns

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Harley Bennell 22 16 38 3 0 2 0 1 3 0 131
2 Kyal Horsley 12 13 25 7 0 0 0 10 0 0 123
3 Dion Prestia 17 16 33 5 0 1 0 6 0 0 123
4 Sam Iles 20 9 29 10 0 0 1 1 1 0 115
5 Luke Russell 14 7 21 8 1 0 0 6 1 1 112
6 David Swallow 11 5 16 5 0 0 0 3 3 0 88
7 Tom Lynch 12 8 20 9 0 1 2 2 0 0 82
8 Karmichael Hunt 6 16 22 3 0 2 1 4 1 1 81
9 Maverick Weller 8 11 19 4 0 2 0 5 0 0 80
10 Jared Brennan 10 9 19 6 2 0 1 2 1 0 79
11 Matthew Warnock 10 6 16 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 73
12 Zac Smith 6 10 16 4 20 1 1 1 0 0 72
13 Josh Caddy 11 5 16 3 0 0 2 4 1 0 68
14 Trent McKenzie 9 8 17 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 65
15 Seb Tape 7 12 19 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 64
16 Matthew Shaw 12 5 17 6 0 0 2 0 1 0 64
17 Charlie Dixon 4 10 14 2 12 0 1 4 0 0 63
18 Joel Wilkinson 8 8 16 5 0 1 2 2 0 0 58
19 Sam Day 6 4 10 4 0 1 1 3 1 0 54
20 Campbell Brown 6 6 12 4 0 0 3 0 1 0 39
21 Nathan Bock 5 2 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
22 Joshua Toy 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 22

Fremantle

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Garrick Ibbotson 20 6 26 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 118
2 Matthew Pavlich 17 8 25 7 0 2 0 5 1 0 116
3 Michael Johnson 17 8 25 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 113
4 Matt De Boer 10 7 17 7 0 1 0 6 3 0 108
5 Chris Mayne 10 8 18 7 0 3 0 4 3 0 104
6 Ryan Crowley 16 10 26 6 0 2 0 2 1 0 102
7 Clancee Pearce 9 20 29 6 0 0 2 5 0 0 99
8 Zac Clarke 11 6 17 4 13 1 0 4 1 0 93
9 David Mundy 13 12 25 4 0 0 0 3 0 2 89
10 Jonathon Griffin 6 6 12 3 31 1 1 3 0 0 80
11 Tendai Mzungu 11 6 17 3 0 1 0 4 1 1 78
12 Luke McPharlin 12 10 22 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 78
13 Greg Broughton 10 8 18 2 0 1 2 7 0 0 75
14 Michael Barlow 9 9 18 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 67
15 Hayden Ballantyne 10 8 18 2 0 3 3 5 0 1 67
16 Lachie Neale 7 7 14 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 57
17 Zac Dawson 5 9 14 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 47
18 Dylan Roberton 7 3 10 2 0 1 2 2 1 0 42
19 Paul Duffield 5 6 11 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 38
20 Adam McPhee 4 5 9 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 34
21 Lee Spurr 1 5 6 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 22
22 Stephen Hill 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 21

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 Harley Bennell 11 22 16 38 11 23 68 4 3 0 0 0 6 0 6 5 2 0 1 2 2 4 3 0 1 100 82 131
2 Kyal Horsley 42 12 13 25 9 16 80 1 7 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 10 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 68 123
3 Dion Prestia 41 17 16 33 11 20 75 4 5 1 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 80 123
4 Sam Iles 36 20 9 29 7 22 82 3 10 1 0 0 2 1 1 6 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 100 94 115
5 Luke Russell 8 14 7 21 2 19 76 2 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 4 1 1 1 0 50 94 112
6 David Swallow 24 11 5 16 5 11 81 1 5 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 3 0 1 100 83 88
7 Tom Lynch 19 12 8 20 9 12 75 2 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 82
8 Karmichael Hunt 7 6 16 22 14 9 86 2 3 0 2 0 6 3 3 0 2 1 4 1 0 2 1 1 1 50 78 81
9 Maverick Weller 4 8 11 19 6 13 78 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 5 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 84 80
10 Jared Brennan 3 10 9 19 6 13 84 1 6 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 100 68 79
11 Matthew Warnock 14 10 6 16 3 13 93 3 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 73
12 Zac Smith 2 6 10 16 8 9 81 2 4 1 0 20 4 1 3 1 1 1 1 4 1 3 0 0 1 0 90 72
13 Josh Caddy 28 11 5 16 5 12 81 3 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 1 0 1 100 77 68
14 Trent McKenzie 18 9 8 17 8 10 76 4 4 1 0 1 4 1 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 84 65
15 Seb Tape 48 7 12 19 5 15 84 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5 0 2 0 0 1 0 93 64
16 Matthew Shaw 26 12 5 17 3 15 76 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 100 90 64
17 Charlie Dixon 23 4 10 14 11 3 71 2 2 1 0 12 4 1 3 2 0 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 80 63
18 Joel Wilkinson 38 8 8 16 3 13 75 2 5 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 76 58
19 Sam Day 12 6 4 10 3 7 70 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 3 1 0 1 100 88 54
20 Campbell Brown 30 6 6 12 7 5 75 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 3 1 0 1 100 92 39
21 Nathan Bock 44 5 2 7 2 5 71 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 28
22 Joshua Toy 20 2 2 4 1 3 100 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 22

Fremantle

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 Garrick Ibbotson 5 20 6 26 6 20 61 1 10 1 1 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 4 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 91 118
2 Matthew Pavlich 29 17 8 25 11 13 76 3 7 0 2 0 3 1 2 1 2 0 5 2 0 5 1 0 3 50 87 116
3 Michael Johnson 37 17 8 25 11 13 68 3 10 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 4 0 3 0 0 1 0 99 113
4 Matt De Boer 40 10 7 17 5 11 88 2 7 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 1 3 0 0 75 86 108
5 Chris Mayne 23 10 8 18 9 11 94 2 7 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 4 5 0 1 3 0 0 100 81 104
6 Ryan Crowley 15 16 10 26 9 15 61 4 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 100 94 102
7 Clancee Pearce 46 9 20 29 14 16 75 5 6 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 2 5 1 0 5 0 0 1 0 79 99
8 Zac Clarke 30 11 6 17 6 12 88 0 4 2 1 13 4 2 2 1 1 0 4 1 0 6 1 0 2 50 84 93
9 David Mundy 16 13 12 25 5 21 84 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 5 0 2 0 0 84 89
10 Jonathon Griffin 12 6 6 12 7 6 83 1 3 2 0 31 2 0 2 2 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 82 80
11 Tendai Mzungu 13 11 6 17 3 13 76 1 3 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 4 2 3 2 1 1 0 50 90 78
12 Luke McPharlin 18 12 10 22 8 15 86 0 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 97 78
13 Greg Broughton 6 10 8 18 7 11 83 3 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 1 2 7 3 0 4 0 0 1 0 84 75
14 Michael Barlow 21 9 9 18 6 11 66 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 79 67
15 Hayden Ballantyne 1 10 8 18 10 9 66 6 2 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 3 3 5 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 76 67
16 Lachie Neale 27 7 7 14 4 8 64 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 66 72 57
17 Zac Dawson 3 5 9 14 7 7 71 3 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 100 47
18 Dylan Roberton 24 7 3 10 5 6 90 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 100 64 42
19 Paul Duffield 41 5 6 11 6 3 90 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 97 38
20 Adam McPhee 9 4 5 9 4 6 77 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 91 34
21 Lee Spurr 34 1 5 6 5 1 83 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 22
22 Stephen Hill 32 2 3 5 1 4 80 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 100 32 21

Team Lineups

Gold Coast Suns

B

  • Luke Russell,
  • Nathan Bock,
  • Seb Tape

HB

  • Matt Shaw,
  • Matthew Warnock,
  • Joel Wilkinson

C

  • Sam Iles,
  • Karmichael Hunt,
  • Trent McKenzie

HF

  • Harley Bennell,
  • Tom J. Lynch,
  • David Swallow

F

  • Campbell Brown,
  • Sam Day,
  • Charlie Dixon

Fol

  • Zac Smith,
  • Josh Caddy,
  • Dion Prestia

I/C

  • Jarred Brennan,
  • Maverick Weller,
  • Kyal Horsley

Sub

  • Joshua Toy

No Late Change

In

  • Joshua Toy

Out

  • Brandon Matera (Foot)

Fremantle

B

  • Garrick Ibbotson,
  • Zac Dawson,
  • Adam McPhee

HB

  • Michael Johnson,
  • Luke McPharlin,
  • Tendai Mzungu

C

  • Paul Duffield,
  • Ryan Crowley,
  • Stephen Hill

HF

  • Matt de Boer,
  • Chris Mayne,
  • Clancee Pearce

F

  • Hayden Ballantyne,
  • Matthew Pavlich,
  • Zac Clarke

Fol

  • Jonathon Griffin,
  • David Mundy,
  • Michael Barlow

I/C

  • Greg Broughton,
  • Dylan Roberton,
  • Lachie Neale

Sub

  • Lee Spurr

No Late Change

In

  • Dylan Roberton,
  • Lee Spurr

Out

  • Nathan Fyfe (Shoulder),
  • John Anthony (Omitted)

Milestones:

  • Clancee Pearce  - Played 50th game

Last updated: 4:08pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012