Brisbane livewire Charlie Cameron has torched his former AFL club Adelaide with 4 ambitions in a 36-issue away victory for the Lions.
Brisbane came from 15 factors down in the next quarter to overpower the Crows, profitable 16.6 (102) to 9.12 (66) at Adelaide Oval on Saturday evening.
Cameron, Brownlow medallist Lachie Neale (35 disposals, a single aim, seven clearances) and Zac Bailey (a few objectives, 19 touches) have been instrumental as the Lions took prime spot on the ladder in advance of Sunday’s video games.
Captain Dayne Zorko (26 belongings, two ambitions), Hugh McCluggage (22 disposals), Jarryd Lyons (24, 8 clearances) and Daniel Prosperous (26) ended up other standouts in the Lions’ eighth get from nine matches this year.
Adelaide forward Shane McAdam booted a few ambitions and Ned McHenry kicked two.
Acting Crows captain Ben Keays (27 disposals, 10 clearances), Jordan Dawson (24 touches), Jackson Hately (27, a person aim) and Rory Laird (32 possessions, 10 tackles) battled gamely.
But Adelaide continue being in the mire in 14th location with three wins after becoming flattened by a potent Brisbane surge.
The Lions slipped 15 points down when McAdam slotted his third objective in the 23rd moment of the 2nd stanza.
But Brisbane emphatically responded to the problem: they kicked the future 8 objectives of the match – and 11 of the next dozen.
After Adelaide’s Taylor Walker scored the game’s initial significant, the Lions went on a operate of four consecutive ambitions like two from ex-Crow Cameron.
Brisbane held a 5.2 to 3.3 quarter-time direct prior to the tide turned Adelaide’s way in the second expression.
The Crows kicked 4 unanswered objectives – two every to McHenry and McAdam – to just take a 15 stage lead.
McHenry’s initial came amid controversy: he snapped a goal after selecting up a ball which experienced evidently gone out of bounds inside metres of the boundary umpire, who inexplicably unsuccessful to whistle.
The Crows led by a few details at halftime, 7.6 to 7.3, but were overcome by a Brisbane blitz in the 3rd quarter.
In a barnstorming 25 minutes, Brisbane booted six goals to none with Cameron, who remaining the Crows immediately after the 2017 season, adding two far more and lacking yet another established shot.
Brisbane’s burst designed a 28-stage buffer at a few quarter-time and the Lions then cruised to victory in a tame previous expression by introducing three aims ambitions to one versus the flagging Crows, who mustered just two majors in the full 2nd half.
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