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Brisbane vs Port Adelaide

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Round: 19   Venue: Gabba   Date: Sat, 30-07-2016 7:25 pm   Crowd: 13,085  
Brisbane 4.1.254.6.309.9.6311.13.79 C:  Justin Leppitsch
Port Adelaide 4.6.3011.11.7718.17.12525.23.173 C:  Ken Hinkley
  PORT by 5PORT by 47PORT by 62PORT by 94  
Weather
min temp  8.5°C      max temp  23.4°C
rainfall  0mm    humidity  70%    air pressure  1020.1mb
wind speed 0km/h      wind direction  CALM
Brownlow Medal 3 Ollie Wines (PORT)2 Aaron Young (PORT)1 Robbie Gray (PORT)

Match Report

Port Adelaide has kept its slim finals chances alive with a crushing win over a hapless Brisbane Lions side at the Gabba on Saturday night. As has often been the case this year, the Lions started the match strongly, kicking three of the first four goals of the match, but fell away badly once the pressure was on, ultimately being crushed by 94 points by the Power despite being just five points behind at quarter time.

A mark and goal to Dayne Zorko a the two-minute mark got Brisbane off to a perfect start and things got even better when Eric Hipwood kicked the Lions' second two minutes later. Port then got itself into the match with behinds to Jared Polec and John Butcher followed by a goal to Justin Westhoff. A strong mark and goal to John Walker had Brisbane ahead by 10 points after 10 minutes but the Power got on top after that, majors to Travis Boak, Karl Amon and Chad Wingard giving them an 11-point lead after 25 minutes before a late goal to Josh Green had Brisbane within five points at quarter time. 

The match looked like developing into a dour affair in the early stages of the second term, each side managing no more than a behind for the first seven minutes. Westhoff's second extended Port's lead to 11 points, but the next five minutes again saw the two teams exchange behinds only. Finally, a major to Wingard at the 13-minute mark and over the next 15 minutes the Power piled on another five goals - three of those to own Butcher - to set up a decisive 47-point half-time lead. 

Jackson Trengove extended the lead beyond 50 almost as soon as the second half began with a running goal after just 38 seconds. The Lions showed some spirit over the the next 10 minutes with two of the next three goals but Port then added four majors in seven minutes - one each to Wingard, Aaron Young, Boak and Amon as it extended the lead to 70 points early in time on. The Lions finished off the term with two of the last three goals but it was Port by 62 at orange time. 

The start of the final term replicated that of the second, with seven minutes passing without a goal. When the goal did come, it went the Power's way via Brad Ebert, and Port then went on to add another six majors, with two more to Wingard to give him an equal personal-best five for the match. Michael Close and Tom Rockliff added a couple of goals for the Lions in that period, but the final siren saw Port a long way ahead, just one goal shy of a 100-point win.  

Ollie Wines was a standout for the victors, with 32 disposals and four marks while Archie Smith had a fantastic AFL debut, collecting 19 disposals and having 30 hitouts. 

Port will keep its finals hopes alive if it can get over Sydney at the SCG next Saturday, while Brisbane will go into next Saturday night's match against the Crows at the Adelaide Oval staring down the barrel of yet another thrashing. 

GOALS
Brisbane: Walker, Zorko, Close 2; Hipwood, Green, Dawson, Robertson, Rockliff
Port Adelaide: Wingard 5; Butcher 4; Boak 3; Westhoff, Impey, Amon, Ah Chee, Trengove, Ebert 2; Young

BEST - AFL.COM.AU
Brisbane: Smith, Zorko, Rich, Walker
Port Adelaide: Wines, Boak, R Gray, Trengove, Polec, Butcher

BEST - BRISBANETIMES.COM.AU
Brisbane: Smith, Zorko, Rich
Port Adelaide: Wines, Gray, Trengove, Polec, Butcher, Boak

INJURIES
Brisbane: Smith (shoulder)
Port Adelaide: Hartlett (calf, replaced in selected side by Toumpas)

UMPIRES: Stephens, Hay, McInerney

TELEVISION BROADCAST: Fox Footy

Source

Match Report by Andrew Gigacz

Match stats

Brisbane Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
31 Andrews, Harris 2 3 6 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 19y 232d 32 6
4 Bastinac, Ryan 9 1 9 18 0 1 0 2 0 2 25y 38d 139 72
33 Close, Michael 4 2 3 7 2 0 0 2 0 1 22y 0d 16 12
26 Cutler, Tom 12 4 2 14 0 1 0 3 0 0 21y 161d 30 10
24 Dawson, Liam 5 3 4 9 1 0 0 2 1 0 20y 189d 15 4
6 Green, Josh 9 0 6 15 1 1 0 2 0 1 23y 341d 80 107
40 Hammelmann, Matthew 3 2 1 4 0 0 0 5 0 1 20y 144d 5 0
11 Hanley, Pearce 8 2 7 15 0 1 3 3 1 0 27y 258d 125 56
30 Hipwood, Eric 4 4 2 6 1 3 1 1 0 0 18y 321d 6 11
1 Keays, Ben 4 1 8 12 0 0 0 4 0 0 19y 158d 12 3
35 Lester, Ryan 10 4 6 16 0 0 0 0 1 1 23y 339d 76 30
36 Mathieson, Rhys 11 4 9 20 0 0 0 2 2 1 19y 202d 7 3
32 Mayes, Sam 12 4 2 14 0 0 0 2 0 0 22y 71d 70 26
21 Merrett, Daniel 2 0 4 6 0 0 0 2 1 0 31y 231d 196 69
10 Rich, Daniel 17 2 7 24 0 0 0 2 0 1 26y 53d 139 88
18 Robertson, Nick 6 5 4 10 1 0 0 4 0 1 21y 57d 25 6
5 Robinson, Mitch 6 0 8 14 0 0 0 11 2 3 27y 53d 138 69
38 Rockliff, Tom 10 1 16 26 1 0 0 1 1 0 26y 159d 130 65
44 Smith, Archie 2 1 17 19 0 0 30 5 6 1 21y 11d 1 0
28 Taylor, Lewis 5 2 4 9 0 1 0 2 1 0 21y 164d 59 45
14 Walker, Josh 4 3 3 7 2 0 6 1 0 3 23y 261d 45 53
15 Zorko, Dayne 8 2 8 16 2 0 0 7 2 1 27y 172d 97 97
  Rushed   5  
  Totals 153 50 136 289 11 13 40 63 19 17 23y 81d 1443 832
Port Adelaide Match Stats Career
# Player K M H D G B HO T FF FA Age Games G
41 Ah Chee, Brendon 8 6 6 14 2 1 0 5 1 1 22y 222d 21 10
15 Amon, Karl 10 5 5 15 2 1 0 3 1 0 20y 346d 18 14
25 Austin, Logan 5 2 4 9 0 1 0 3 1 0 21y 22d 8 0
1 Boak, Travis 13 6 11 24 3 2 0 1 0 2 27y 364d 195 121
5 Broadbent, Matthew 13 5 3 16 0 0 0 2 1 0 25y 364d 142 48
11 Butcher, John 11 11 9 20 4 2 1 3 1 0 25y 27d 30 40
33 Byrne-Jones, Darcy 9 5 4 13 0 0 0 3 0 1 20y 314d 16 3
17 Clurey, Tom 6 2 4 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 22y 129d 14 0
7 Ebert, Brad 15 4 12 27 2 0 0 4 0 1 26y 119d 186 102
9 Gray, Robbie 14 2 18 32 0 1 0 3 2 2 28y 122d 151 204
46 Gray, Sam 8 3 20 28 0 0 0 2 2 1 24y 180d 30 12
24 Impey, Jarman 7 1 4 11 2 2 0 4 1 0 21y 21d 51 17
48 Krakouer, Nathan 11 3 8 19 0 0 0 3 1 0 28y 86d 78 22
29 Pittard, Jasper 4 1 5 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 25y 120d 94 11
21 Polec, Jared 12 2 13 25 0 1 0 3 0 3 23y 292d 58 32
14 Stewart, Paul 9 5 7 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 29y 20d 100 33
18 Toumpas, Jimmy 6 2 6 12 0 1 0 1 0 0 22y 210d 34 6
12 Trengove, Jackson 12 4 13 25 2 1 18 4 3 5 25y 271d 130 13
39 Westhoff, Justin 10 10 3 13 2 1 0 2 0 0 29y 303d 199 251
16 Wines, Ollie 18 4 14 32 0 2 4 3 1 1 21y 297d 80 36
20 Wingard, Chad 9 5 7 16 5 0 0 1 2 0 23y 1d 105 185
40 Young, Aaron 12 9 10 22 1 5 0 6 0 2 23y 237d 59 45
  Rushed   2  
  Totals 222 97 186 408 25 23 23 59 17 19 24y 201d 1799 1205

Footnotes

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