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  • Adelaide Crows v Sydney Swans
  • Finals Week 1 - 14:45 ACST, Sep 08, 2012
  • AAMI Stadium
  • 14° Possible light morning shower.
2nd
3rd
  • Goals 5
  • Behinds 12
  • Total 42

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  • Goals 11
  • Behinds 5
  • Total 71

Goodes ... brilliant

Watch Swans captain Adam Goodes dominate the Crows

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Adelaide Crows

  • Q1
    1.3
    (9)
  • Q2
    2.7
    (19)
  • Q3
    3.10
    (28)
  • Q4
    5.12
    (42)
  • Q1
    2.2
    (14)
  • Q2
    7.2
    (44)
  • Q3
    8.4
    (52)
  • Q4
    11.5
    (71)

Sydney Swans

Stats

  • 338
  • 205
  • 133
  • 23
  • 34
  • 7
  • 27
  • 59
  • 6
  • 146
  • 50
  • 42
  • 0
  • Disposals
  • Kicks
  • Handballs
  • Free Kicks
  • Clearances
  • Centre
  • Stoppages
  • Inside 50
  • Marks in 50
  • Contested Possessions
  • Tackles
  • Hit-Outs
  • Interchanges
  • 391
  • 216
  • 175
  • 17
  • 41
  • 11
  • 30
  • 37
  • 7
  • 149
  • 75
  • 35
  • 0

Match  Feed

  • Q4 29:45

    Full time: The Swans win through to a home preliminary final with a superb 29point victory while the Crows will take on the winner of the Geelong-Fremantle match in a knock-out semi-final.

  • Q4 29:05

    This has been an epic battle between these two teamsa low-scoring, bruising and merciless affair and the Swans have been too strong and will hold on to claim a famous win.

  • Q4 28:00

    In two weeks time, Jude Bolton will play his 300th match in front of his home crowd in a premilimanry finalthat is if he doesn't get cited for a hit on Dangerfield just now - not much in it.

  • Q4 25:30

    BEHIND CROWSMalceski leaps to thump the ball over the line from Johncock's shot at goal.

  • Q4 23:25

    GOAL SWANSA 50m penalty for a late shove on Kennedy against Douglas on the wing and that takes him within range. He nurses it off his boot and books a home preliminary final for the Swans!

  • Q4 20:05

    BEHIND CROWSPetrenko does well to knock the ball on to Riley who pokes the kick forward to find Johncock. He pulls his shot wide and the Crows' set shots have let them down - 1.7 they've scored.

  • Q4 17:20

    The Swans are beginning to slow down the tempo but with eight minutes to go in the game, the Crows are not yet done.

  • Q4 14:45

    Talia is holding his wrist in his jumper after falling on his outstretched arm. Off he comes assisted by the medics.

  • Q4 12:50

    GOAL SWANSMorton on the lead takes a fine grab, quickly dishes off the hands to Jetta who takes the ball in his stride, guides the shot at goal from 45 and makes it very hard for the Crows.

  • Q4 10:25

    BEHIND SWANSO'Keefe picks up the ball and fires at goal but is off line. A handy behind one might say.

  • Q4 09:25

    The crowd noise is unbelievable as the home fans can sense their team is a real chance to snatch victory. They trail by three goals.

  • Q4 07:20

    Just after his goal, Callinan has been subbed off the ground and on comes Riley for the Crows. This game is well and truly alive.

  • Q4 06:25

    GOAL CROWSThompson pumps the ball forward to Tippett, he tries to pick up the bouncing footy but overruns it, Callinan is there to gather the crumbs, he does and runs in and rams home the goal!

  • Q4 04:50

    GOAL SWANSThe Swans attack in to the pocket, the ball sails over the back of the pack to Bolton who gives to Parker, he snaps quickly at goal and snaps truly! One kick, one goal for Parker!

  • Q4 01:25

    GOAL CROWSDangerfield fires the pass to Walker who drops the mark but palms it on to Johncock who takes possession, runs to 45 and drills the major! Just the start they needed! Game on.

  • Q4 00:01

    Here we go! The final quarter is underway and we can't ride off the Crows just yet with the crowd behind them, but the Swans will be hard to beat from here.

  • Q3 25:55

    A twogoal quarter - one to each team - and at 3QT the Swans lead by 24 points. McGlynn has injured his hamstring and Parker has been activated.

  • Q3 24:30

    GOAL SWANSBolton wins the centre clearance and kicks it inside 50 where Morton flies from behind to clunk a ripper grab! He makes no mistake and the Swans answer the challenge again!

  • Q3 22:30

    GOAL CROWSMacKay takes the advantage and drives the shot at goal from 55 out, the ball bounces on it's point to favour Sloane who gathers, runs around and GOALS! Crowd erupt! Crows are back!

  • Q3 21:25

    BEHIND SWANSKennedy throws the ball on boot and he registers a behind from close range under pressure.

  • Q3 20:00

    Amazingly, with three minutes to go, we have yet to have a goal in the term in a real arm wrestle. This is a true finalabsolute desperation.

  • Q3 17:20

    BEHIND CROWSSmith dishes it off to Callinan who shorts a very low pass to Walker who dives to take a great grab. Walker, from 45, strikes the post! Ouch.

  • Q3 16:00

    Richards is playing out of his skin with a couple of amazing spoils on Walker as the Swans' defence continues to hold the Crows' forwards at bay.

  • Q3 13:55

    The Swans continue to rise to the challenges while the Crows are desperately trying to hang on. Still no goal in this quarter.

  • Q3 10:25

    BEHIND CROWSMacKay is unable to punish the Swans after a poor turnover as he fires at goal on the run and misses.

  • Q3 09:55

    BEHIND CROWSPorplyzia receives the handball in the middle and then delivers a lovely lace-out pass to the lead of Walker. From 45, he tugs it wide left. Bad miss.

  • Q3 07:00

    The Swans' defence is holding up extremely well with Teddy Richards leading the way. The away side's finals experience is also really showing.

  • Q3 03:30

    The first goal of this third term is crucial in the context of the matchthe Crows are desperate to grab it. If the Swans do, it will be a very tall mountain for Adelaide to climb.

  • Q3 01:00

    BEHIND SWANSMorton throws the ball on to his left boot but the shot scrapes the woodwork.

  • Q3 00:01

    The third quarter is underway and the Crows have it all ahead of themit won't be easy.

  • Q2 30:20

    A late major to the Swans hurts the Crows and at half time the away side takes a 25point lead in to the break. Brutal football in the opening half.

  • Q2 29:45

    GOAL SWANSO'Keefe hacks the kick out of the pack and Goodes is in the right place at the right time to take the grab. In his 317th match, he rides home his third goal with 17 seconds left.

  • Q2 26:50

    If the Crows can manage another goal before half time they will go in to the main break with some handy momentum.

  • Q2 23:55

    BEHIND CROWSThompson with a quick snap out of the congestion but he is off line.

  • Q2 23:20

    38 minutes between goals for the Crows who have has 11 more inside 50s than the Swans. Hopefully van Berlo's major can spark a fightback.

  • Q2 21:50

    GOAL CROWSSmith through the middle and he works the pass forward to van Berlo who takes the grab, plays on and guides home a HUGE goal from outside the arc! A captain's major!

  • Q2 19:55

    GOAL SWANSSublime kick by Goodes to an open forward line and Jetta has the speed to break away from his opponent and gather the loose footy, he does just that and snaps home another goal!

  • Q2 17:20

    BEHIND CROWSThompson swings the shot at goal from 35 out but Roberts-Thompson is again on the last line of defence and touches it over for a behind.

  • Q2 15:50

    The crowd is noticeably quieter with the Swans booting the only three goals of this quarter. The Crows need to find the sticks to break the Swans' momentum.

  • Q2 12:45

    BEHIND CROWSRoberts-Thompson though he took the mark but the call was play on and he is taken over the line for a behind to the Crows.

  • Q2 10:55

    GOAL SWANSGoodes with a spearing pass out from the wing and he finds late replacement Mitch Morton on the lead. A beautiful set shot from 45 out and they Swans continue to take their chances.

  • Q2 06:50

    GOAL SWANSMcVeigh plays on and steers the pass out in front of a leading Reid. He jogs in and shoots from 40 out and sinks the Swans' fourth major of the afternoon. They lead by 16.

  • Q2 05:20

    15 inside 50s for the Crows for just the solitary goalthey need to start converting their chances. Sydney is the first team to keep the Crows to under three goals in the first term this year.

  • Q2 04:15

    BEHIND CROWSVince marks the short Dangerfield pass just outside 50. He has the carry but the shot sails just wide to the right.

  • Q2 02:50

    GOAL SWANSTurn over by the Crows as McVeigh handballs over the top to McGlynn in a flock of about three other Swans all running forward, McGlynn jogs in and pops home the goal.

  • Q2 00:01

    The second quarter is underway after a compelling opening term.

  • Q1 28:25

    An unyielding and ferocious attack on the ball from both clubs and at quarter time, the Swans hold a slim fivepoint lead. Great contest.

  • Q1 24:05

    BEHIND CROWSJohncock, on half forward, heads across the ground and inside 50 to McKay who has sprinted forward from defence. McKay fires at goal but the wind takes it wide.

  • Q1 21:25

    Five minutes of game time to go in the quarter and it has been uncompromising thus far and the crowd is right in itterrific atmosphere.

  • Q1 18:50

    BEHIND CROWSJetta is pinged for a throw and Petrenko will take the free kick. He is off target to the right for a minor score.

  • Q1 18:00

    Just like last night, the pressure and intensity is skyhigh and the aggression at the ball is ruthless. Finals is a whole new ball game - a different season.

  • Q1 15:55

    BEHIND SWANSJetta off one step shoots at goal from the 50 but is well off line to the right.

  • Q1 13:25

    GOAL SWANSO'Keefe out of the middle with a quick snap and the pass finds Goodes on the lead about 45 out. From outside the arc, he pumps home a stunning long-range major! Swans lead.

  • Q1 12:10

    GOAL CROWSReilly drives the ball inside attacking 50 and Walker flies from behind to bring down a clinical grab. He lines up from 35 out on a 45 degree angle and the crowd tells the story!

  • Q1 08:45

    GOAL SWANSEnd to end football from the Swans as McVeigh drives the ball forward out in front of Goodes in the middle, he takes possession, runs inside 50 and nails a wonderful goal!

  • Q1 07:20

    BEHIND CROWSDouglas fires the pass inside forward 50 and Walker has broken free and clunks the overhead grab 45 out. It looks good off the boot but shaves the inside of the post.

  • Q1 05:50

    BEHIND SWANSThe Crows turn the ball over deep in defence with some great forward pressure but McGlynn fails to make Adelaide pay - one behind.

  • Q1 02:55

    The Swans have won just one of their past six intestate finals while the Crows have won three of three home finals since 2005.

  • Q1 00:01

    We're expecting a tough, unrelenting and contested battle this afternoon, with the winner rewarded with a home preliminary final. Perfect conditions in Adelaide and we are officially underway!

  • Q1 00:00

    Welcome to AAMI Stadium for the second qualifying final between the Crows and Swans. Sydney has made one late change: Walsh replaced by Morton. Adelaide is unchanged. The subs: Riley and Parker.

Adelaide Crows

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Scott Thompson 19 10 29 2 0 5 3 8 0 2 113
2 Rory Sloane 15 9 24 5 3 0 0 4 1 0 103
3 Michael Doughty 13 13 26 10 0 0 1 2 0 0 100
4 Brent Reilly 14 9 23 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 92
5 Ben Rutten 10 7 17 8 0 1 0 5 0 0 89
6 David Mackay 15 9 24 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 81
7 Graham Johncock 10 3 13 5 0 0 1 6 1 1 79
8 Bernie Vince 14 9 23 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 75
9 Patrick Dangerfield 11 10 21 3 0 4 1 2 0 0 71
10 Matthew Wright 9 10 19 3 0 2 1 3 0 0 67
11 Nathan van Berlo 8 6 14 3 0 1 1 4 1 0 65
12 Richard Douglas 14 3 17 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 65
13 Brodie Smith 13 7 20 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 59
14 Sam Jacobs 3 4 7 1 27 0 1 3 0 0 56
15 Ian Callinan 8 2 10 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 49
16 Taylor Walker 5 6 11 4 2 2 2 0 1 3 46
17 Kurt Tippett 5 3 8 3 10 1 1 1 0 0 42
18 Jason Porplyzia 6 4 10 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 32
19 Jared Petrenko 5 1 6 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 27
20 Daniel Talia 3 3 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
21 Sam Shaw 3 4 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 22
22 Aidan Riley 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 15

Sydney Swans

Player K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Ryan O'Keefe 26 11 37 4 1 6 4 8 0 1 140
2 Josh Kennedy 13 22 35 6 0 0 1 7 1 1 133
3 Adam Goodes 13 9 22 7 0 0 0 3 3 0 108
4 Rhyce Shaw 14 13 27 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 94
5 Nick Malceski 16 4 20 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 87
6 Martin Mattner 17 4 21 6 0 1 0 2 0 0 86
7 Kieren Jack 16 5 21 3 0 2 2 5 0 0 83
8 Daniel Hannebery 10 17 27 3 0 1 4 4 0 0 78
9 Mitch Morton 6 8 14 5 0 0 1 4 2 1 75
10 Jarrad McVeigh 7 15 22 5 0 0 2 3 0 0 72
11 Lewis Jetta 12 4 16 4 0 0 2 2 2 1 71
12 Jude Bolton 6 8 14 2 0 2 1 7 0 0 67
13 Ted Richards 11 9 20 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 66
14 Ben McGlynn 11 3 14 4 0 1 1 2 1 1 64
15 Shane Mumford 0 8 8 0 25 1 1 6 0 0 63
16 Nick Smith 9 7 16 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 60
17 Craig Bird 7 10 17 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 58
18 Alex Johnson 7 4 11 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 52
19 Sam Reid 4 7 11 2 0 0 1 4 1 0 51
20 Mike Pyke 4 4 8 4 9 0 0 2 0 0 49
21 Lewis Roberts-Thomson 6 2 8 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 29
22 Luke Parker 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 15

Adelaide Crows

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Scott Thompson 5 19 10 29 17 11 51 6 2 0 0 0 6 2 4 2 5 3 8 2 1 8 0 2 0 0 86 113
2 Rory Sloane 9 15 9 24 15 11 66 3 5 0 0 3 4 0 4 3 0 0 4 3 0 3 1 0 0 100 86 103
3 Michael Doughty 11 13 13 26 7 18 80 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 89 100
4 Brent Reilly 3 14 9 23 7 16 73 0 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 1 0 84 92
5 Ben Rutten 25 10 7 17 9 7 82 1 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 94 89
6 David Mackay 14 15 9 24 10 13 66 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 2 2 3 0 2 0 0 81 81
7 Graham Johncock 18 10 3 13 5 8 46 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 3 1 5 1 1 0 20 82 79
8 Bernie Vince 17 14 9 23 9 14 65 0 3 0 0 0 7 1 6 1 1 0 1 5 0 3 0 1 0 0 80 75
9 Patrick Dangerfield 32 11 10 21 10 10 52 4 3 0 0 0 4 0 4 1 4 1 2 1 6 7 0 0 0 0 84 71
10 Matthew Wright 47 9 10 19 10 9 68 2 3 0 0 0 5 2 3 1 2 1 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 85 67
11 Nathan van Berlo 7 8 6 14 3 8 78 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 4 2 0 3 1 0 0 100 81 65
12 Richard Douglas 26 14 3 17 4 12 70 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 82 65
13 Brodie Smith 33 13 7 20 2 16 90 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 3 4 3 0 0 1 0 93 59
14 Sam Jacobs 24 3 4 7 2 5 71 1 1 0 0 27 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 87 56
15 Ian Callinan 37 8 2 10 5 5 60 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 4 1 0 0 50 63 49
16 Taylor Walker 13 5 6 11 7 6 54 3 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 25 97 46
17 Kurt Tippett 4 5 3 8 6 3 50 3 3 1 0 10 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 89 42
18 Jason Porplyzia 40 6 4 10 6 4 50 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 82 32
19 Jared Petrenko 23 5 1 6 2 1 66 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 83 27
20 Daniel Talia 12 3 3 6 3 3 66 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 85 24
21 Sam Shaw 34 3 4 7 5 4 57 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 88 22
22 Aidan Riley 43 2 1 3 2 1 100 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 18 15

Sydney Swans

Player No. K H D CP UP DE% CLG M CM M50 HO CLR CC ST R50 FF FA T 1PC Bo i50 G B GA G% TG% AF
1 Ryan O'Keefe 5 26 11 37 18 20 70 6 4 0 0 1 9 1 8 4 6 4 8 1 0 4 0 1 2 0 87 140
2 Josh Kennedy 12 13 22 35 21 14 74 2 6 1 0 0 10 5 5 2 0 1 7 1 0 2 1 1 0 50 82 133
3 Adam Goodes 37 13 9 22 8 15 81 1 7 2 3 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 3 1 3 7 3 0 2 100 95 108
4 Rhyce Shaw 2 14 13 27 4 21 74 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 2 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 76 94
5 Nick Malceski 9 16 4 20 4 12 90 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 78 87
6 Martin Mattner 29 17 4 21 3 16 76 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 84 86
7 Kieren Jack 15 16 5 21 10 11 47 8 3 1 0 0 4 2 2 2 2 2 5 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 79 83
8 Daniel Hannebery 4 10 17 27 7 20 55 7 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 4 4 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 84 78
9 Mitch Morton 10 6 8 14 7 7 64 1 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 2 2 1 1 50 83 75
10 Jarrad McVeigh 3 7 15 22 7 17 77 2 5 0 0 0 4 2 2 3 0 2 3 4 0 2 0 0 3 0 83 72
11 Lewis Jetta 32 12 4 16 1 15 81 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 2 2 1 4 3 2 1 0 50 75 71
12 Jude Bolton 24 6 8 14 7 8 71 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 1 7 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 85 67
13 Ted Richards 25 11 9 20 8 13 80 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 66
14 Ben McGlynn 21 11 3 14 6 6 64 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 50 66 64
15 Shane Mumford 41 0 8 8 6 3 50 3 0 0 0 25 2 0 2 0 1 1 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 94 63
16 Nick Smith 40 9 7 16 5 11 93 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 60
17 Craig Bird 14 7 10 17 7 10 82 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 81 58
18 Alex Johnson 34 7 4 11 4 7 81 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 77 52
19 Sam Reid 20 4 7 11 7 4 54 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 100 89 51
20 Mike Pyke 38 4 4 8 4 5 62 0 4 2 0 9 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 90 49
21 Lewis Roberts-Thomson 30 6 2 8 5 6 50 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 29
22 Luke Parker 26 1 1 2 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 100 21 15

Team Lineups

Adelaide Crows

B

  • Sam Shaw,
  • Ben Rutten,
  • Michael Doughty

HB

  • Nathan Van Berlo,
  • Daniel Talia,
  • Brent Reilly

C

  • David Mackay,
  • Patrick Dangerfield,
  • Bernie Vince

HF

  • Matthew Wright,
  • Taylor Walker,
  • Jared Petrenko

F

  • Richard Douglas,
  • Kurt Tippett,
  • Jason Porplyzia

Fol

  • Sam Jacobs,
  • Scott Thompson,
  • Rory Sloane

I/C

  • Ian Callinan,
  • Graham Johncock,
  • Brodie Smith

Sub

  • Aidan Riley

No Late Change

In

  • Bernie Vince,
  • Taylor Walker

Out

  • Tom T. Lynch (Omitted),
  • Matthew Jaensch (Omitted)

Sydney Swans

B

  • Nick Smith,
  • Ted Richards,
  • Lewis Roberts-Thomson

HB

  • Rhyce Shaw,
  • Alex Johnson,
  • Marty Mattner

C

  • Jarrad McVeigh,
  • Kieren Jack,
  • Dan Hannebery

HF

  • Ben McGlynn,
  • Sam Reid,
  • Ryan O'Keefe

F

  • Mitch Morton,
  • Adam Goodes,
  • Mike Pyke

Fol

  • Shane Mumford,
  • Josh P. Kennedy,
  • Jude Bolton

I/C

  • Nick Malceski,
  • Craig Bird,
  • Lewis Jetta

Sub

  • Luke Parker

No Late Change

In

  • Nick Smith,
  • Sam Reid,
  • Mitch Morton

Out

  • Tony Armstrong (Omitted),
  • Tommy Walsh (Omitted),
  • Heath Grundy (Suspension)

Last updated: 5:03pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012