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Gold Coast Suns vs St Kilda Saints highlights: Suns by 40

Roar Guru
2nd July, 2016

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Gold Coast Suns vs. St Kilda

Metricon Stadium
2016 AFL Premiership Season July 2, 2016
Gold Coast Suns won by 40 points
Gold Coast Suns St Kilda
 G B Pts G B Pts
Q15737   3119
Q291266   4529
Q3131593   51343
Q41518108   82068
When: 1:40pm (AEST)
Broadcast: Fox Footy, live
Where: Metricon Stadium

Last 5
R2 2015 Gold Coast 10.16 76 lost to St Kilda 16.8 104 (Metricon Stadium)
R19 2014 Gold Coast 17.15 117 defeated St Kilda 9.10 64 (Metricon Stadium)
R9 20014 St Kilda 13.9 87 lost to Gold Coast 19.11 125 (Etihad Stadium)
R22 2013 St Kilda 17.14 116 defeated Gold Coast 10.10 70 (Etihad Stadium)
R1 2013 Gold Coast 13.12 90 defeated St Kilda 10.17 77 (Metricon Stadium)

All time record
Played 8
Gold Coast Suns 3
St Kilda Saints 5

Current Ladder positions
Gold Coast Suns 16th 3 wins 10 losses 70.8%
St Kilda Saints 12th 6 wins 7 losses 87.8%

Gold Coast $1.77
St Kilda $2.05
Draw $41

Gold Coast
B Jack Martin, Steven May, Kade Kolodjashnij
HB Jarrod Harbrow, Rory Thompson, Alex Sexton
C Nick Malceski, Michael Rischitelli, Matt Rosa
HF Brandon Matera, Tom J. Lynch, Touk Miller
F Sam Day, Peter Wright, Ryan Davis
FOL Tom Nicholls, Gary Ablett, Dion Prestia
I/C Callum Ah Chee, Matt Shaw, Aaron Hall, Jesse Joyce
EMG Jarrad Grant, Mitch Hallahan, Jesse Lonergan

IN Jack Martin, Kade Kolodjashnij, Callum Ah Chee
OUT Mitch Hallahan (Omitted), Jarrad Grant (Omitted), Trent McKenzie (Quad)

St Kilda
B Jarryn Geary, Luke Delaney, Dylan Roberton
HB Jack Newnes, Sam Gilbert, Shane Savage
C Maverick Weller, David Armitage, Leigh Montagna
HF Tim Membrey, Nick Riewoldt, Darren Minchington
F Jade Gresham, Josh Bruce, Paddy McCartin
FOL Tom Hickey, Sebastian Ross, Jack Steven
I/C Luke Dunstan, Blake Acres, Tom Lee, Jack Lonie
EMG Eli Templeton, Brodie Murdoch, Jason Holmes

IN Tom Lee, Jack Lonie
OUT Jimmy Webster (Hamstring), Nathan Wright (Shoulder)
The Suns face the resurgent Saints on Saturday. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)
Roar Guru
2nd July, 2016
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Match result:

The Gold Coast Suns have finally notched up their fourth win of the season, defeating the St Kilda Saints by 40 points on Saturday afternoon.

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Final score
Gold Coast Suns 15.18.108
St Kilda Saints 8.20.68

Match preview:

In what could be one of the tougher games to call this round Gold Coast will meet up against St Kilda at home. Join The Roar for live scores from the match and a blog of the game, starting from 1:40pm AEST.

The form guide for both teams could not be any different with St Kilda only losing one of their past five and recording a big win against the Cats in the previous round.

In contrast the Suns have lost 10 in a row although signs are appearing they are going to turn things around after a positive display against the Hawks and Gary Ablett regaining some form in recent weeks.

Previous history shows that these games are not close affairs with only one game in the eight they have played being settled by less than three goals. This fixture may very well be able to add a second close result to that list.


Players to watch this week for Gold Coast – the answer is usually always Gary Ablett and this week appears no different however if you want to watch a different Gold Coast player then Tom J Lynch is your next best bet.

The young forward has been playing well this season and is on track for a personal best season goal kicking tally, needing just two more to beat his current record.

For St Kilda watch out for Maverick Weller who will want to send a message to his former team in his 50th game and get the win.

This game really does look too close to call on paper. The Saints are riding high after their win against the Cats and they will have all the confidence to topple the Suns.

However, with the Suns showing some fight against the Hawks and playing at their home ground they will hope to break the losing streak at 10.

Will the home town Suns get their season back on the winning track, or can the Saints back up their stellar performance from last week?

Saints by 7

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