Home >  Blog >  League Match Report - Round 11 - South Adelaide vs Adelaide

League Match Report - Round 11 - South Adelaide vs Adelaide

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 18 June 2018
League Match Report - Round 11 - South Adelaide vs Adelaide

League Match Report

South Adelaide vs Adelaide
Round 11 - Hickinbotham Oval - 17/06/18

South Adelaide 6.3 10.5 14.8 22.8 140
Adelaide 1.2 1.3 2.4 4.4 28


Goals: Liddle 4, Cross 3, Rankine, Szust, Davis, Brooksby 2, Heaslip, Haren, Helyar, Fields, Elmes, Noble, Brown
Best: Liddle, Cross, Brown, Davis, Brooksby, Heaslip
Injuries: nil
Crowd: 1087

South Adelaide has registered their largest winning margin of the season after a 112-point dismantling of Adelaide during their White Ribbon clash at Hickinbotham Oval on Sunday afternoon.

The Panthers were impressive from go to whoa as they outclassed a depleted Crows outfit in a comprehensive four quarter performance.

The hosts put their foot down early and never looked back, as they stormed to their third win on the trot and leapfrogged into third position on the SANFL Macca's League ladder.

While it was the Crows opening the scoring through development player Dom Costanzo, South would pile on the next 12 goals without an answer before Adelaide could kick their second major in the seventh minute of the third term.

The old firm in Nick Liddle and Joel Cross ran riot throughout the afternoon, gathering an incredible 75 possessions, 15 clearances and seven goals between them.

Working off of the stoppage dominance of Keegan Brooksby, who registered 45 hits (20 to advantage) despite sharing ruck duties with Alex Aurrichio (35 hit outs), the Panthers got their hands on the footy 200 times more than their opponents, racking up 413 total disposals to 213, with 15 players registering 18 possessions or more.

Alongside Liddle and Cross, emerging midfielders Abe Davis (30 touches, eight clearances and two goals) and Ben Heaslip (29 possessions and a goal) were also heavy hitters on the day.

Meanwhile, young defender Tyson Brown continues to grow as a rebounding defender. Given more licence to attack off of halfback since Matt Rose went down with a shoulder injury, Brown has enjoyed a strong recent run off form and added 25 touches and a goal to his 2018 record in another strong display.

Dominating the stoppages and possession count, South got the ball inside 50 early and often (55 forward entries to 29) and accurate conversion in front of goals helped them record their largest winning margin since Round 20, 2006.

Adelaide fought admirably despite the growing deficit and increasing casualty ward that left them with no rotations for the final term. AFL-listed pair Curtly Hampton (23 touches and 13 tackles) and Lachlan Murphy (16 and 10) could hold their heads high after competing all afternoon.

However, their effort and intent was equally matched by the Panthers, who did not let up until the final siren.

Despite the margin already sitting at 76 entering the final frame, South kept their foot down and slotted eight goals straight in the final term to register a record margin over Adelaide.

Support our Talent Pathway Programs with a tax deductible donation to the SAFC Junior Development Fund!

 

Especially pleasing for the Panthers was the contribution of home grown debutants Coby Helyar and Jackson Elmes.

Elmes, from Victor Harbor in the GSFL, was a late inclusion for big-bodied Anthony Biemans (hamstring tightness) and made an immediate impact as he kicked his first league goal in the opening minutes.

Dudley United (KIFL) product Helyar also enjoyed a special moment in the final term as his first League major helped his side raise the bat and bring up the triple figure margin with a coolly converted set shot.

Post game, Jarrad Wright expressed how impressed he had been with South's young players stepping up and contributing this season, with Helyar and Elmes becoming the fifth and sixth player debuted from the club's junior programs this season.

Wright also declared the club was in an enviable position to be enjoying positive results on the field and also have several players competing for spots in the League side.

Even more positive was the clean bill of health reported after the game, with the Panthers also possibly welcoming back Nathan KreugerLiam Fitt and Biemans next week, with Tom Whittlesea and Rose also waiting in the wings.

After enjoying the comfort of Hickinbotham Oval for three of the last four weeks, South now prepare for the largest road trip in the SANFL as they trek to My Money House Oval to tackle Central District in the Mayor's Cup this Saturday, June 23.

We are #StrongerTogether - we need you on board!

Author: South Adelaide Football Club
Tags: SANFL Senior Football Senior Match Reviews Panthers Football Panthers News

Latest News

Reserves Match Report: South fall to Redlegs

Posted by Jayden Bartlett on 22 July 2019
Reserves Match Report: South fall to Redlegs
  Purchase your 2019 Panthers Membership Max a tax deductible donations to the South Adelaide Junior Development Fund
&nbs...
Posted in: SANFL Senior Football Senior Match Reviews Panthers Football Panthers News  

South Adelaide officially unveil mural celebrating its champions

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 19 July 2019
South Adelaide officially unveil mural celebrating its champions
South Adelaide Football Club is pleased to officially unveil its "Champions" Mural celebrating past and present players. The proje...
Posted in: Panthers Past SANFL Panthers Football Panthers News Panthers Community Jimmy Deane's History  

Betta Teams: Juniors - U18 Round 14

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 18 July 2019
Betta Teams: Juniors - U18 Round 14
  Purchase your 2019 Panthers Membership Max a tax deductible donations to the South Adelaide Junior Development Fund
&nbs...
Posted in: SANFL Junior Football Teams Panthers Football Panthers News Match Previews  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next >

SANFL LADDER

  • ADELAIDE

    21

  • GLENELG

    19

  • PORT ADELAIDE

    16

  • STURT

    14

  • SOUTH ADELAIDE

    14

  • NORWOOD

    14

  • WOODVILLE-WEST TORRENS

    12

  • CENTRALS

    4

  • WEST ADELAIDE

    2

  • NORTH ADELAIDE

    0

2019 SOUTH ADELAIDE FIXTURE

  • SANFL Round 12

    South Adelaide vs Sturt
    Venue: Flinders University Stadium (Noarlunga)
    Date: Sunday, July 7
    Time: 2:10pm


  • SANFL Round 13

    South Adelaide vs Eagles
    Venue: Flinders University Stadium (Noarlunga)
    Date: Saturday, July 13
    Time: 2:10pm


  • SANFL Round 14

    Norwood vs South Adelaide
    Venue: Coopers Stadium (Norwood)
    Date: Saturday, July 20
    Time: 2:10pm


  • SANFL Round 15

    South Adelaide vs Port Adelaide
    Venue: Flinders University Stadium (Noarlunga)
    Date: Sunday, July 28
    Time: 2:10pm


  • FULL FIXTURE

    League Fixture

     

 

Club contact details

Address:
1 Lovelock Drive,
Noarlunga Downs SA 5168

P : (08) 8186-8200
F : (08) 8326-6800
E : reception@safc.com.au

Bookmark SiteTell a FriendPrint