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Fremantle Dockers vs Gold Coast Suns: AFL live scores, blog

5th August, 2017

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Fremantle vs. Gold Coast Suns

Domain Stadium
AFL Home and Away August 5, 2017
Fremantle 90, Gold Coast Suns 67
Fremantle Gold Coast Suns
 G B Pts G B Pts
Q13523   4024
Q27850   5434
Q3111278   8755
Q4121890   10767
Venue: Domain Stadium
Betting: Fremantle $1.52, Gold Coast $2.60
Last encounter: Gold Coast defeated Fremantle by 24 points
Time: 7:40pm (AEST)
Ladder: 14th v 15th
Dockers captain Nathan Fyfe applauds the crowd after their Round 5 AFL match between the Fremantle Dockers and the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Domain Stadium in Perth, Saturday, April 22, 2017. (AAP Image/Travis Anderson)
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Match result:

Coach Rodney Eade’s hopes of winning a contract extension at Gold Coast have suffered another blow after the Suns’ 23-point AFL loss to Fremantle in Perth.

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Final score
Fremantle Dockers 12.18.90
Gold Coast Suns 10.7.67

Match preview:

To say 2017 has been ordinary for the Fremantle Dockers and the Gold Coast Suns is an understatement. Join The Roar for live scores from the match and a live blog of the game at Domain Stadium on Saturday night, starting from 7:40pm AEST.

With finals well outside their grasp, both sides will be playing for pride and their coach’s reputation when they face each other at Domain Stadium.

Both sides have struggled key areas this season, and are ranked 16th and 17th for tackling respectively demonstrating their poor defence and attack at the ball this season. This has hurt both sides which is reflected by their place on the ladder in 2017.

Fremantle will have to lift if they want to be competitive against the Suns’ powerhouse forward line of Tom Lynch, Sam Day and Peter Wright who were responsible for their downfall last time.

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Prediction
The Dockers were very competitive against GWS last week, which will buoy them coming into this match.

That, coupled with Nat Fyfe returning to career best form should see a win for the Dockers at home in the West.

The battle between him and Gary Ablett shapes as a crucial one.

Person to watch
Not a player, but the Suns’ performance today may put the final nail in the coffin of Rodney Eade’s lengthy coaching career.

Hopefully the Suns can pull out something special no matter what the fate of his tenure at Gold Coast.

Join The Roar for live scores from the match and a live blog of the game between the Fremantle Dockers and the Gold Coast Suns at Domain Stadium on Saturday night, starting from 7:40pm AEST.