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Round 8 2017

Round 8, 2017
Adelaide vs Melbourne
Saturday 13 May
Venue: Adelaide Oval
Attendance: 47,882

1st2nd3rdFinal
Adelaide1.46.77.89.12.66
Melbourne2.25.312.517.5.107
Match Statistics

Melbourne win by 41 points

Goalkickers: Cameron Pedersen 3, Tomas Bugg 2, Jeff Garlett 2, Nathan Jones 2, Dean Kent 2, Tom McDonald 2, Mitch Hannan 1, Clayton Oliver 1, Christian Petracca 1, Jack Viney 1

Brownlow votes
3 - Jack Viney
2 - Tom McDonald
1 - Clayton Oliver

Milestones
200 games
Bernie Vince (also with Adelaide)

Statistical categories led:
Biggest win and highest score at Adelaide Oval
Equal most goal assists in a game : 4 - Christian Petracca

After narrowly holding the lead at quarter time, Melbourne fell apart in the first part of the second quarter and allowed the Crows to open a lead of nearly five goals. They then stormed back into the contest, cutting the gap to 10 at the long break. In the third quarter, with Tom McDonald surprisingly thrown forward when he kicked two quick goals, the Dees took over and booted seven goals to one. A further five goals to two in the last quarter delivered a famous away win.

The game ended with two umpires, after an emergency umpire had been used earlier in the night and another umpire was lost to injury before the last quarter.

Best were Viney, Oliver and Vince. Jayden Hunt suffered a concussion. Bernie Vince was fined $1000 for umpire contact.

Links
Demonblog match review

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 23 September 2018 22:38:21 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 6)

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