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Gold Coast Suns
Gold Coast Suns
|17.6 (108)||Third Quarter [+]||10.10 (70)|
|14.6 (90)||Second Quarter [+]||7.5 (47)|
|5.3 (33)||First Quarter [+]||5.3 (33)|
|J. P. Kennedy||19:22|
The Sydney Swans will be seeking a pre-season win to build momentum when they hoast the Gold Coast Suns at Oakes Oval in Lismore on Sunday afternoon. Join The Roar for live scores from the match, starting from 1:10pm AEDT.
Sydney met local rivals the GWS Giants in their first JLT match last weekend and while they put in a solid effort, they ultimately came away 22 points short.
Many teams show relative disdain for the preseason competition and the Swans tend to do that more than most – still, you’d suspect they wouldn’t mind getting a win under their belts here.
It is a stronger team they’re putting on the field this week with Zak Jones included as well as veterans Jarrad McVeigh and Heath Grundy. Ollie Florent will miss through injury.
As for the Suns they would have been incredibly pleased to start 2019 off with a win – albeit a relatively meaningless one – against the Bulldogs last week.
Gold Coast were beaten in the middle of the ground but managed to be a little more effective upforward and snuck away with a five-point win at Great Barrier Reef Arena.
Unfortunate news for them during the week is they’ve lost Rory Thompson for the season to an ACL injury, as well as Sean Lemmens and George Horlin-Smith more temporarily to ankle problems.
Jack Hombsch will get a crack in this game and will also be joined by Pearce Hanley, Aaron Young and Jacob Heron as the other inclusions.
Although still not at full strength, the Swans will probably take this match more seriously than last week and you’d expect should come away with the victory.
Sydney Swans by 24 points.
Join The Roar for live scores from the match between the Sydney Swans and the Gold Coast Suns in week two of the 20Series Community Sereis at Oakes Oval in Lismore on Saturday afternoon, starting from 1:10pm AEDT.
When: 1:10pm AEDT
Where: Oakes Oval
TV: Fox Footy
B: A. Aliir 36 L. Melican 43 D. Rampe 24
HB: J. McVeigh 3 H. Grundy 39 J. Lloyd 44
C: J. Dawson 34 J. Kennedy 12 H. Cunningham 7
HF: T. Papley 11 I. Heeney 5 B. Ronke 25
F: L. Parker — C 26 S. Reid 20 W. Hayward 9
Foll: C. Sinclair 18 C. Mills 14 G. Hewett 29
I/C: N. Blakey 22 R. Clarke 4 J. Thurlow 6 R. Fox 42 C.O’Riordan 38 Z. Jones 10 J. Rose 1 J. McInerney
Emerg: T.Pink 47 J.Rowbottom 8 R.Stoddart 33 S.Wicks 45
Gold Coast Suns
B: J.Joyce 38, S.Collins 25, J.Habrow 5
HB: P.Hanley 1, J.Hombsch 20, C.Ballard 10
C: L.Weller 14, T.Miller 11, B.Fiorini 8
HF: A.Sexton 6, P.Wright 30, J.Lukosius 41
F: I.Rankine 37, C.Burgess 29, B.Ainsworth 9
Foll: J.Witts 28, D.Swallow 24, J.Martin 4
I/C: C.Ah Chee 13, J.Bowes 3, J.Heron 40, B.King 34, D.Macpherson 44, A.Miles 2, W.Powell 27, A.Young 15
Emerg: S.Day 12 J.Dawson 45
In: J.Hombsch, P.Hanley, J.Heron, A.Young
Out: S.Lemmens (ankle), G.Horlin-Smith (ankle), R.Thompson, J.Murdoch