Port Adelaide’s Robbie Grey has masterminded a 57-point belting of arch foes Adelaide of their AFL grudge match.
The Energy produced a third-term battering of the Crows of their complete 15.11 (101) to five.14 (44) win at Adelaide Oval on Saturday.
The good Grey engineered a five-goal burst in 11 minutes as Port changed Adelaide in seventh spot on the ladder.
Grey collected 35 disposals, together with 10 and 4 clearances within the third quarter blitz.
The Energy led by three factors at halftime towards a wasteful Adelaide, who kicked four.11 for the half.
Crows captain Taylor Walker then sank an extended two-step snap inside 15 seconds of the third quarter – finally Adelaide’s closing purpose of the sport.
From then, the Energy kicked 9 consecutive objectives in a spree triggered by ruckman Scott Lycett’s excellent 40-metre purpose on the gallop.
Lycett’s team-lifter was adopted by first-year ahead Connor Rozee springing to life with two objectives as Port piled on 5 objectives in 11 minutes.
Port’s three-time membership champion Grey was instrumental, with Tom Rockliff (36 disposals) and co-captain Ollie Wines (33 disposals) forming a dominant midfield.
Riley Bonner (27 touches) and Darcy Byrne-Jones (31 possessions) provided nice drive from defence and Justin Westhoff (23 disposals, one purpose) was distinguished.
Port’s Brad Ebert was excellent with three objectives in assault, alongside Sam Grey and Dougal Howard who kicked two apiece.
The Crows’ give up earlier than 50,544 spectators got here regardless of the efforts of Matt Crouch (29 disposals), Brodie Smith (25 touches) and Rory Laird (25 possessions).
Captain Walker booted two objectives however the Crows succumbed alarmingly simply of their second loss in a row.