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Media articles and stats: Tigers roar past Crows
« on: August 28, 2011, 04:38:49 PM »
Tigers roar past Crows
By Katrina Gill
3:53 PM Sun 28 Aug, 2011


MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide          7.3   9.6   12.9    15.9     (99)
Richmond       5.2   6.8   12.13   17.19  (121)

GOALS
Adelaide: Gunston 5, Vince 2, van Berlo 2, Tippett 2, Thompson, Douglas, Wright, Walker
Richmond: Vickery 4, Nahas 3, Miller 2, Martin 2, Morton, Jackson, Graham, Riewoldt, King, Cotchin

BEST
Adelaide: van Berlo, Vince, Dangerfield, Thompson, Gunston, Rutten
Richmond: Vickery, Martin, Cotchin, Rance, Houli, Nahas, Jackson, Deledio

INJURIES
Adelaide: Michael Doughty (illness) replaced in selected side by Brodie Martin, Dangerfield (right shoulder)
Richmond: Vickery (right shoulder)

SUBSTITUTES
Adelaide: Shaun McKernan replaced by Brodie Martin in the final quarter
Richmond: Jamie O'Reilly replaced by Jeromey Webberley in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Grun, Dalgleish, Wenn

Official crowd: 38,023 at AAMI Stadium

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RICHMOND has continued its late-season surge, coming from behind to upstage Adelaide by 22 points in a high-scoring game at AAMI Stadium on Sunday.

The Tigers trailed by 24 points early in the second quarter, but rallied to kick 10 of the last 14 goals and record their third straight win, 17.9 (121) to 15.9 (99).

Young stars Dustin Martin, Tyrone Vickery and Trent Cotchin led the Tigers' fightback.

Martin (nine possessions) and Cotchin (10 possessions) were well held in the first half, but combined to gather 27 touches in the second half.

Martin also kicked two clutch goals after half-time and set up another with a clever cross-kick to Vickery in the goalsquare, which helped to keep the Crows at bay at the start of the final term.

Vickery overcame a shoulder complaint to finish with four goals, while Crow Jack Gunston enhanced his claims for a NAB AFL Rising Star nomination with five goals.

The loss was Adelaide's second (and worst) under caretaker coach Mark Bickley.

In the lead up to the match, Richmond vowed to try and slow the attacking Crows down, but there was very little attention paid to defence in the first quarter.

The two teams took turns taking the ball out of the centre square without resistance, and combined to kick 12.5 for the term in an old-fashioned shoot-out.

Adelaide skipper Nathan van Berlo continued his rich vein of form under Bickley, kicking two goals from 14 possessions for the term.

Crows midfielders Scott Thompson and Bernie Vince also got in behind the Tigers defence and converted shots at goal, while Tyrone Vickery outpointed forward-turned-defender Shaun McKernan to slot two goals at the opposite end.

Tigers Daniel Jackson, Robin Nahas and Mitch Morton also got involved, but Kurt Tippett's second goal saw the Crows edge 13 points ahead at quarter-time.

The scoring dried up in the second term, but it could've been a different story if the Tigers had kicked straight.

Richmond dominated the play early in the quarter, but recorded four straight behinds before ruckman Angus Graham kicked his team's one and only goal for the term.

Gunston registered two goals from his team's nine inside 50ms for the quarter to put the Crows 16 points clear at half-time.

The Tigers had several lapses in concentration in the third term, allowing the Crows to kick two of the first three goals of the quarter and skip to a 24-point lead early, but they didn't panic.

Led by Cotchin, Martin, Vickery and a previously well-held Brad Miller (two goals for the quarter) Richmond gained the momentum, piling on five unanswered goals to snatch the lead for the first time.

The four-point deficit at three-quarter time appeared manageable for the Crows, but the Tigers kicked the first two goals of the term to snuff out any hope of an Adelaide comeback.

Toyota AFL Dream Team highlight
Richmond: Only three Tigers had 10 or more disposals by half-time, leading to some disappointing DT scores as Richmond looked to share the load. Dustin Martin was the best in the yellow and black, finishing with 19 disposals, nine tackles and 104 DT points.

The finish
Richmond: North Melbourne (Etihad Stadium)

http://www.afl.com.au/news/newsarticle/tabid/208/newsid/122079/default.aspx

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Re: Media articles and stats: Tigers roar past Crows
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2011, 12:44:29 AM »
Team Stats

Disposals             320 - 396
Efficiency%            70 - 75
Kicks                   196 - 207
Handballs            124 - 189
Con. Marks            14 - 10
Uncon. Marks         58 - 91
Tackles                  71 - 68
Clearances             42 - 40
Clangers                37 - 46
Frees                     12 - 18
Hitouts                   28 - 51 ...... ( Graham 20, Miller 3, Vickery 2, Riewoldt 2 // Jacobs 35, Tippett 16 )   
Con. Possies         142 - 129
Uncon. Possies      176 - 267    
Inside 50               52 - 49
Marks In50            15 - 21
Rebound 50           31 - 26
Assists                   26 - 19    

Individual Stats

                      Disp.   K    H    G    B    SC   SCA    CM   UM  T    C    Cl    FF   FA   CP   UP  In50  A   Eff%

T.Cotchin         27    16    11    1    0    132    101    0    3    2    6    3    0    3    16    10    5    2      81%
B.Deledio         24    14    10    0    0    101    105    0    4    2    4    0    0    0      8    14    3    1      88%
D.Jackson        23    15      8    1    1      73      81    0    0    4    5    5    0    2      9    14    6    0      39%
N.Foley            21      6    15    0    1      82      90    0    0    7    3    3    2    1    15      8    1    1      62%
B.Houli             20      8    12    0    0      82      89    0    6    3    1    1    0    0      6    13    3    0      80%
D.Martin           19    14      5    2    0    114      98    0    4    9    5    4    1    3    11      7    6    2      63%
S.Grigg            17    14      3    0    3      76      79    0    5    5    4    0    0    0      4    13    3    1      59%
S.Edwards        16      7      9    0    1      59      63    0    2    0    3    3    0    2    10      6    4    1      69%
R.Nahas           16    10      6    3    2      97      86    0    3    6    1    2    1    0      5    11    5    1      56%
J.King              15    11      4    1    3      93      65    0    3    1    1    1    3    1      8      8    7    3      67%
J.Riewoldt        15    12      3    1    1      97      82    3    2    3    1    0    1    0      9      5    1    0      67%
A.Rance           14      9      5    0    0      65      85    2    3    1    0    5    0    1      4      9    0    0      79%
S.Tuck             14      8      6    0    1      57      82    0    3    5    2    2    0    0      5      8    2    0      71%
M.Morton         13      9      4    1    0      69      58    0    3    5    0    0    0    0      1    12    3    0      92%
M.Farmer         11      8      3    0    1      49      52    0    4    2    0    1    1    1      3      8    1    0      55%
T.Vickery         11      9      2    4    2      90      72    4    3    1    0    0    0    0      6      6    0    0      73%
B.Miller              9      6      3    2    0      78      58    0    3    3    0    1    2    1      5      5    0    0      89%
J.Post                9      6      3    0    0      39      47    2    1    1    0    1    0    0      4      5    0    0      67%
A.Graham          7      4      3    1    1      84      78    2    1    6    3    1    1    1      6      3    0    0      57%
J.O'Reilly           7      3      4    0    0      27      27    0    1    0    2    2    0    1      4      3    1    1      86%
W.Thursfield      7      4      3    0    0      43      60    1    2    4    0    1    0    1      2      4    0    0    100%
J.Webberley      5      3      2    0    0      17      26    0    2    1    1    1    0    0      1      4    1    1      80%

http://www.afl.com.au/tabid/16931/Default.aspx#fixtureid=5657&tab=Stats
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl/super-scoreboard?match_id=10312306

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Inspired Tigers rise to challenge (Age)
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2011, 12:46:47 AM »
Inspired Tigers rise to challenge
Ashley Porter, Adelaide
August 29, 2011



RICHMOND 5.2 6.8 12.13 17.19 (121)
ADELAIDE 7.3 9.6 12.9 15.9 (99)

GOALS
Richmond: Vickery 4, Nahas 3, Miller 2, Martin 2, Graham, Jackson, King, Riewoldt, Morton, Cotchin.
Adelaide: Gunston 5, Vince 2, Tippett 2, Van Berlo 2, Wright, Douglas, Thompson, Walker.

BEST
Richmond: Cotchin, Vickery, Riewoldt, Deledio, Martin, Jackson.
Adelaide: Van Berlo, Vince, Jacobs, Dangerfield, Reilly, Gunston.

INJURIES
Richmond: Dea (ill) replaced by O'Reilly.
Adelaide: Doughty (virus) replaced by Martin.

UMPIRES Wenn, Dalgleish, Grun.
CROWD: 38,023 at AAMI Stadium.

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SCOTT Burns observed the Crows closely from the members' stand at AAMI Stadium yesterday, and he surely must have pondered whether he would like to coach them next season.

He was there as midfield coach for West Coast - their opponent next round - and after losing to Richmond by 22 points, those at Adelaide who want him sitting in the coach's box from 2012 has probably doubled.
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It was supposed to be a match to determine who would have the first pick between these sides at the national draft.

But when caretaker coach Mark Bickley chose to play all three emergencies in the local league on Saturday, and was forced to play Brodie Martin again when Michael Doughty had gastro yesterday morning, the focus began to change.

Just as pertinent were the performances of opposing key forwards - Taylor Walker and Jack Riewoldt, who were both restricted to one goal.

The big difference was that Richmond coach Damien Hardwick called upon his leadership group at half-time to lift, and Riewoldt took notice. His work rate soared remarkably, running from end-to-end and taking Adelaide's key defender Ben Rutten out of the play, and helped teammates with three goals at crucial stages.

Meanwhile, Walker, who has been terrific of late, continued to struggle in the same zone.

Bickley tried to dismiss the fact he played all three emergencies on Saturday, and offered no regrets. "Different if it was a grand final," he said.

But while Richmond's sub Jeromey Webberley went on three minutes before three-quarter-time and looked fresh as he gathered five possessions, it was blatantly obvious Martin looked jaded.

A telling moment came when his first kick fell well short, and his only other also had no power as he kicked out directly to a Richmond player causing a turnover and a goal to Trent Cotchin, giving Richmond an 18-point lead 10 minutes into the last term.

No, it wasn't a grand final, but a crucial moment in a game that was there to be won.

Adelaide captain Nathan van Berlo clearly had Cotchin's measure early in the midfield, but again subtle changes by Hardwick brought his emerging champion well into the play and he, too, became a match-winner.

The big difference after a 12-goal first-quarter shootout was that Richmond slowed its game down and made the Crows more accountable. Adelaide persisted with its short passes to work the ball inside-50, reflected by the fact it had 267-176 uncontested possessions.

It also had 76 more possessions overall, and won the centre clearances 22-9.

But Richmond was able to recover from a 22-point deficit two minutes into the second half because of its exceptional work rate; its constant pressure and rarely allowing Adelaide to have an easy possession.

Taking nothing away from Richmond - its third successive victory and eighth this season compared with six in 2010 - this battle for draft-pick order wasn't a memorable one with players continuously slipping over and fumbling the ball in perfect conditions.

But in terms of the journey Richmond has been on, and its ability to keep the faith shared by all, it was a very productive day.

Ty Vickery exerted his leadership skills under adversity, finishing with four goals, and the ever-emerging Dustin Martin showed one of his less-obvious qualities by applying a match-high nine tackles.

HARD CALL

It was a simple question to Richmond coach Damien Hardwick. Matt Dea was subbed because of injury three minutes before three-quarter-time and the coach was asked: what was the injury? Hardwick replied: "He just had a niggle so we weren't prepared to risk him. We were running thin as it was. He will come back and play next week, which is a positive for us." Next question: "Where was the niggle?" Hardwick said: "Somewhere on his body." Wow, that's news.

CRY ME A RIVER

Richmond's win means it will finish higher than Adelaide for the first time since 2001. The Crows are destined for 14th spot - officially their worst season - with only seven wins and the daunting task of facing West Coast in the last round.

http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/inspired-tigers-rise-to-challenge-20110828-1jgl1.html#ixzz1WKpRNJTx

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Re: Media articles and stats: Tigers roar past Crows
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2011, 08:08:34 AM »
The South Aussie journo with a typical "kick a Vic" mentality seemed to be suggesting that Hardwick's decision to "rest" Dea was as shonky as Bickley sending all their emergencies back to the SANFL.
Maybe if this lazy excuse for a newshound had done his homework, he'd know that Dea went off after taking a heavy knock last week.

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Re: Media articles and stats: Tigers roar past Crows
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2011, 09:18:43 AM »
The ABC commentators were absolutely shocking too! I hate listening to them. It is Tyrone not Tyson Vickery :banghead Obviously still in love with Tyson Edwards!
Proud of the worst team in history to win a premiership.