Home >  Blog >  Reserves Match Report - Round 16 - South Adelaide vs Port Adelaide

Reserves Match Report - Round 16 - South Adelaide vs Port Adelaide

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 30 July 2018
Reserves Match Report - Round 16 - South Adelaide vs Port Adelaide

Reserves Match Report

South Adelaide vs Port Adelaide
Round 16 - Alberton Oval - 28/07/18

South Adelaide 6.2 9.10 12.11 15.14 104
Port Adelaide 1.2 2.2 4.5 5.5 35


Goals: Steele 4, Haren 3, Hall, Borrillo 2, McGree, Coleman, McKinnon, Fairlie
Best: Taylor, Hoey, Coleman, Haren, McKinnon, Fairlie
Injuries: Helyar (calf)

South Adelaide's Reserves enjoyed their biggest win of the season as they took down Port Adelaide by 69 points at Alberton Oval.

The Panthers set up an important win for their finals aspirations with a fast start and eventually ran out 15.14 (104) to 5.5 (35) winners.

The win sees South sitting in eight position on the ladder, but still just one game removed from fifth and with a game in hand.

South shot out of the blocks, kicking six goals to one in the first quarter and set up a 31-point lead at the first change and never looked back.

Veteran Scott Taylor and Lee Hoey helped set up plenty of forward forays with their composure across the half back line.

The pair combined for 56 possessions, 17 marks and eight rebound 50s and were key to getting the ball moving forward.

Meanwhile, the clean disposal of Under-18s skipper Tate Coleman (24 touches and seven inside 50s) was a also a highlight, as was his celebration when he snuck forward late in the final term to open his scoring account.

South's second quarter was marred by some inaccuracy in front of goals. The likes of Connor Fairlie (1.4), Ben Haren (3.3) and Jayden Hall (2.2) could all have had some serious impact on the scoreboard if not for some wasteful finishing.

Haren was impressive again in his second game back in the Reserves.

The former Magpie spent more time this week as a lead up forward and amassed 26 touches and 10 marks to go with his three goals.

Fairlie also continued to be a serious accumulator at Reserves level, gathering a game-high 32 possessions and eight clearances.

Meanwhile, he had plenty of assistance in the middle from Jesse McKinnon (23 touches, 15 contested, seven clearances and eight tackles).

The Panthers began to dial in their radar in front of the sticks in the third term, as Nick Steele added his third and fourth for the afternoon.

The fourth was much the same as South continued to steadily push their lead up.

While the League side have a bye this weekend, the Reserves travel to Coopers Stadium to take on Norwood under lights on Friday, August 3. First bounce is at 6:40pm.

Join us as we go back to the 80s!

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

Latest News

Tom Highmore becomes a Panther

Posted by Jonathon Parker on 10 December 2019
Tom Highmore becomes a Panther
Former Canberra Demon Tom Highmore will pull on the Blue and White for 2020.  The highly regarded defender will head to Flinders Universit...
Posted in: SANFL Senior Football Panthers Football Panthers News PantherTV  

2020 Coaching Line Up

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 6 December 2019
2020 Coaching Line Up
South Adelaide lock in the coaching line up for the 2020 season. Two fresh faces will join the panel, with Forwards Coach and former Panther Ca...
Posted in: SANFL Senior Football Panthers Football Panthers News  

Panthers help raise The Big Issue

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 6 December 2019
Panthers help raise The Big Issue
The Big Issue Sports Challenge heats up! The South Adelaide Football Club will be playing in a different kind of contest this week, selling The...
Posted in: Panthers Football Panthers News Panthers Community Panthers Events Charity  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next >

SANFL LADDER

  • 1. GLENELG

    28

  • 2. PORT ADELAIDE

    26

  • 3. ADELAIDE

    23

  • 4. STURT

    22

  • 5. NORWOOD

    22

  • 6. SOUTH ADELAIDE

    20

  • 7. WOODVILLE-WEST TORRENS

    16

  • 8. CENTRALS

    10

  • 9. NORTH ADELAIDE

    5

  • 10. WEST ADELAIDE

    4

2020 SOUTH ADELAIDE FIXTURE

  • SANFLW Round 1 2020

    South Adelaide vs TBC
    Venue: TBC
    Date: TBC
    Time: TBC


  •  

 

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