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Adelaide vs North Melbourne

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Round: 13   Venue: Adelaide Oval   Date: Sat, 14-06-2014 7:10 pm   Crowd: 47,205  
Adelaide 4.4.288.7.5513.10.8816.13.109 C:  Brenton Sanderson
North Melbourne 1.2.84.3.276.7.4310.13.73 C:  Brad Scott
  ADEL by 20ADEL by 28ADEL by 45ADEL by 36  
Weather
min temp  7.9°C      max temp  15.3°C
rainfall  7.0mm    humidity  71%    air pressure  1023.7mb
wind speed 7km/h      wind direction  S
Brownlow Medal 3 Brent Harvey (NTH)2 Brodie Smith (ADEL)1 Eddie Betts (ADEL)

Match Report

Adelaide has moved to within one game of the top eight with a solid 36-point win over a disappointing North Melbourne at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday night. The game had a slow start with neither side kicking a goal until the 13-minute mark when James Podsiadly kicked his first, and this set the Crows alight. Eddie Betts kicked one of the goals of the season from hard on the boundary line a minute later and Matthew Wright added another at the 17-minute mark. Lindsay Thomas finally got the Kangaroos on the board at the 21-minute mark but Betts kicked his second late in the term to give the Crows a 20-point lead at the first break.

The Crows took a stranglehold on the match in the first 10 minutes of the second term, with goals to Taylor Walker, Sam Kerridge and Podsiadly taking them out to a 40-point lead at the 13-minute mark. From that moment on, the match was a relatively even affair. North threatened on several occasions, but could never reduce the difference to fewer than 22 points, while Adelaide at one stage led by 50. The final margin of six goals was probably a fair reflection of the difference between the two sides over the four quarters.

Best for the winners included Brodie Smith (29 disposals, nine marks), Eddie Betts (three goals) and Rory Sloane (25 touches and eight marks), while the Kangaroos were well-served by Levi Greenwood (32 possessions and a goal), the evergreen Brent Harvey (two goals, 31 possessions) and Ben Cunnington (24 disposals and seven tackles).

Within sight of the eight, the Crows could well be inside it if they can overcome Essendon at Docklands on Sunday. North, in seventh spot and one game clear of both the Crows and the Bombers could consolidate their place in the eight if they can overcome the improving Melbourne at the MCG on Sunday.

GOALS
Adelaide: Kerridge 4; Betts 3; Podsiadly, Walker, Jenkins 2; Wright, Smith, Mackay
North Melbourne: Thomas 4; Harvey 2; Hansen, Greenwood, Bastinac, Petrie

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Adelaide: Betts, Smith, Kerridge, Sloane, Podsiadly, Dangerfield
North Melbourne: Greenwood, Cunnington, Harvey, Thomas, Hansen

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Adelaide: Smith, Betts, Kerridge, Sloane, Podsiadly, Dangerfield
North Melbourne: Harvey, Greenwood, Cunnington, Thomas, Hansen

INJURIES
Adelaide: Nil
North Melbourne: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Adelaide: Brodie Martin replaced Matt Crouch in the third quarter.
North Melbourne: Liam Anthony replaced Robbie Tarrant in the third quarter.

UMPIRES: Fleer, Bannister, Rosebury

TELEVISION BROADCAST: Seven Network

COMMENTATORS: Brian Taylor, Luke Darcy, Matthew Richardson, Cameron Ling

Source

Match Report by Andrew Gigacz

Footnotes

Video sourced from YouTube, courtesy of AFL Media.

Match stats

Adelaide Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
18 Betts, Eddie 7 1 6 13 3 1 0 4 3 2 27y 200d 196 311
16 Brown, Luke 7 5 3 10 0 0 0 2 0 1 21y 265d 36 2
44 Crouch, Matt 4 1 4 8 0 0 0 7 1 0 19y 54d 7 2
32 Dangerfield, Patrick 14 2 9 23 0 0 0 1 3 0 24y 70d 121 137
26 Douglas, Richard 13 2 7 20 0 1 0 4 0 1 27y 128d 145 104
24 Jacobs, Sam 10 6 8 18 0 0 33 1 0 0 26y 65d 94 18
10 Jaensch, Matthew 9 6 9 18 0 0 0 2 1 1 24y 269d 57 23
4 Jenkins, Josh 9 5 5 14 2 0 2 1 0 1 25y 126d 38 57
17 Kerridge, Sam 4 1 5 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 21y 49d 24 21
29 Laird, Rory 5 1 7 12 0 0 0 1 0 3 20y 167d 28 3
14 Mackay, David 12 6 6 18 1 0 0 3 1 2 25y 324d 117 37
36 Martin, Brodie 6 3 4 10 0 4 0 1 0 0 25y 220d 25 5
22 Otten, Andy 8 4 5 13 0 0 0 1 0 1 25y 30d 72 18
1 Podsiadly, James 15 8 4 19 2 1 0 1 0 1 32y 277d 95 184
3 Reilly, Brent 15 7 4 19 0 0 0 3 0 1 30y 214d 200 52
25 Rutten, Ben 3 2 6 9 0 0 0 1 1 1 31y 17d 224 8
9 Sloane, Rory 16 8 9 25 0 0 1 3 3 0 24y 89d 90 53
33 Smith, Brodie 15 9 14 29 1 0 0 1 0 1 22y 151d 66 15
12 Talia, Daniel 11 4 1 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 22y 255d 66 4
5 Thompson, Scott 13 5 17 30 0 0 0 9 2 2 31y 92d 257 149
13 Walker, Taylor 9 7 4 13 2 1 0 2 0 2 24y 50d 74 171
11 Wright, Matthew 12 8 9 21 1 0 0 1 2 0 24y 182d 69 51
  Rushed   5  
  Totals 217 101 146 363 16 13 36 50 17 20 25y 133d 2101 1425
North Melbourne Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
13 Adams, Leigh 2 2 12 14 0 2 0 4 0 0 26y 69d 94 69
4 Anthony, Liam 5 2 4 9 0 0 0 1 0 1 26y 278d 57 27
18 Atley, Shaun 8 4 13 21 0 0 0 3 1 0 21y 274d 73 8
3 Bastinac, Ryan 11 3 4 15 1 0 0 2 1 1 22y 357d 91 50
35 Black, Aaron 5 3 4 9 0 0 0 3 1 0 23y 197d 34 52
10 Cunnington, Ben 15 3 9 24 0 1 0 7 0 1 22y 349d 86 31
15 Dal Santo, Nick 9 2 18 27 0 0 2 2 1 0 30y 112d 272 143
11 Firrito, Michael 14 6 6 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 30y 199d 218 28
43 Gibson, Sam 10 4 15 25 0 0 0 2 1 1 28y 18d 47 18
22 Goldstein, Todd 0 2 10 10 0 0 38 6 0 1 25y 348d 113 53
24 Greenwood, Levi 18 6 14 32 1 1 0 2 0 2 25y 115d 63 16
6 Hansen, Lachlan 9 6 7 16 1 0 0 2 3 2 25y 301d 111 76
29 Harvey, Brent 18 4 13 31 2 3 0 4 3 0 36y 31d 374 446
21 McDonald, Luke 11 3 11 22 0 0 0 2 0 0 19y 125d 12 0
41 Mullett, Aaron 7 1 7 14 0 0 0 2 0 1 22y 111d 41 22
28 Nahas, Robin 6 3 2 8 0 1 0 2 2 0 26y 216d 90 106
20 Petrie, Drew 4 3 2 6 1 1 6 3 0 1 31y 242d 256 326
9 Swallow, Andrew 15 2 11 26 0 0 0 2 3 2 27y 12d 151 68
25 Tarrant, Robbie 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 25y 50d 39 40
12 Thomas, Lindsay 9 6 1 10 4 1 0 1 1 1 26y 105d 141 228
16 Thompson, Scott 11 8 5 16 0 0 0 1 2 0 28y 36d 123 6
7 Ziebell, Jack 5 3 8 13 0 0 0 4 1 2 23y 106d 89 44
  Rushed   3  
  Totals 193 77 178 371 10 13 46 56 20 17 26y 67d 2575 1857

Match highlights

Brent Reilly played his 200th V/AFL game: Adelaide vs. North Melbourne (AFL, Premiership Season, R13)

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.