Australian Football League (AFL) Live Gold Coast Suns vs Collingwood Magpies match will be kick off at Metricon Stadium, Gold Coast,Saturday 05 july 2014 online, 16:40 AEDT and its broadcast on Fox Footy.
The Pies sit sixth on the ladder at 9-5 after 14 games. They’re 2-3 against top eight sides this year and 1-1 outside of Melbourne. The Suns are clinging onto eighth spot on the ladder after going 1-4 over their last five matches. They’re 2-4 against top eight sides this year and 6-1 at home. Gold Coast rank 4th in points per game this year – 93 ppg whilst the Pies are the number one tackling team.
The Suns stunned Collingwood in round 17 last year for one of their first big wins in their existence. Gary Ablett torched the Pies, running around without an opponent to collect 49 disposals and kick two goals, whilst young star Jaeger O’Meara kicked three goals in the surprise 7-point win. For the Pies Dayne Beams had 34 touches whilst Swan, Cloke and Jamie Elliot all kicked two goals each.
Collingwood is 2-1 (1-2 against the line) vs Gold Coast. The Suns are 11-7 (11-7 at the line) at Metricon Stadium in the last two seasons – 5-2 (5-2 ATL) in 2014. Collingwood is 7-6 both head-to-head and against the line when playing interstate since the start of 2012. Gary Ablett averages 46 disposals and just under two goals per game playing for the Suns against the Pies.
B Kade Kolodjashnij, Steven May, Greg Broughton
HB Sean Lemmens, Rory Thompson, Trent McKenzie
C Jarrod Harbrow, Gary Ablett, Michael Rischitelli
HF David Swallow, Tom Lynch, Harley Bennell
F Charlie Dixon, Sam Day, Aaron Hall
FOLL Zac Smith, Jaeger O’Meara, Dion Prestia
I/C Jack Martin, Alex Sexton, Danny Stanley, Jesse Lonergan
EMG Luke Russell, Matt Shaw, Tom Murphy
IN Sean Lemmens, Aaron Hall
OUT Matt Shaw (Omitted), Luke Russell (Omitted)
B Paul Seedsman, Jack Frost, Alan Toovey
HB Marley Williams, Lachlan Keeffe, Heritier Lumumba
C Steele Sidebottom, Brent Macaffer, Clinton Young
HF Tyson Goldsack, Brodie Grundy, Dane Swan
F Jarryd Blair, Travis Cloke, Ben Kennedy
FOLL Jarrod Witts, Dayne Beams, Scott Pendlebury
I/C Sam Dwyer, Taylor Adams, Josh Thomas, Tom Langdon
EMG Jesse White, Tim Broomhead, Jonathon Marsh
IN Marley Williams, Brodie Grundy, Tom Langdon
OUT Jamie Elliott (Hamstring), Luke Ball (Calf), Jesse White (Omitted)