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Ratings | Round 5 – Port Adelaide v. Carlton

2017-04-21T22:45+10:00

Carlton was blown off the park by a Robbie Gray and Jared Polec-inspired Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval on Friday night by 90 points.

Our Inside Football experts take a look at the individual performances of each player...

PORT ADELAIDE – 20.17 (137)

Karl AMON – 6

Always made himself available outside the stoppages where he was on the end of 19 uncontested possessions.

Travis BOAK – 5

Good ball winner early then left the game in the third term with a hamstring injury.

Matthew BROADBENT – 7

Played like a traditional European soccer sweeper and mopped up any loose ball in defence.

Darcy BYRNE-JONES – 6

Was more offensive in the back half due to the Blues inadequacies in the forward 50.

Tom CLUREY – 6

Nullified the brilliance of Jacob Weitering and counterattacked with five rebound-50’s.

Charlie DIXON – 5

Started the onslaught with a goal in the opening minutes, should have made more of an impact considering the inside-50 count (71).

Brad EBERT – 8

Laid a game high 14 tackles, going under the radar as the Power’s most consistent midfielder.

Robbie GRAY – 9

Tore the Blues apart with a huge third quarter with two goals from six attempts, ended with five goals in a best on ground display.

Sam GRAY – 6

Managed four inside-50’s and goal from his 22 possessions.

Dan HOUSTON – 6

Given the task of playing on his best mate Jack Silvagni and beat him on the night.

Jarman IMPEY – 5

Had three clearances and pumped the footy eight times inside-50’s from his 16 disposals.

Aidyn JOHNSON – 5

Goal with his first kick in AFL Footy, joins an illustrious club. Showed enough to say he deserves a second game.

Tom JONAS – 4

The one Port defender who lost out on the night to the hardworking Levi Casboult.

Jasper PITTARD – 6

Played his 100th game for Port Adelaide and walked off a deserved winner.

Jared POLEC – 8

Back to the form of 2013/2014, selfless running along the wings and hitting the scoreboard.

Sam POWELL-PEPPER – 5

Won eight clearances despite Cameron Polson sitting in his back pocket.

Patrick RYDER – 6

Dominated Andrew Phillips in the hit-outs 41 – 29.

Jackson TRENGOVE – 7

Pushed forward in the second half and made the most of it with three goals.

Justin WESTHOFF – 6

Mr Fix it just roams around the ground either kicking goals or taking uncontested marks in defence.

Ollie WINES – 8

Went head to head with Patrick Cripps, and had more contributions from his teammates which got on the end of his grunt work.

Chad WINGARD – 6

Left his kicking boots at home with one goal from five attempts.

Aaron YOUNG – 5

Two goals and two scoring assists, needs to find more consistency across half forward.


CARLTON – 7.11 (47)

Levi CASBOULT – 7

Kicked the Blues only two goals for the first half and ended the game with four majors.

Patrick CRIPPS – 7

Great battle with Ollie Wines, and won the disposal battle 37 – 35, and had seven clearances.

Charlie CURNOW – 6

Contested marking around the ground is a real strength.

Ed CURNOW – 5

Laid five tackles and had three inside-50’s but couldn’t stop the hard bodied midfielders of the Power.

Sam DOCHERTY – 3

Given a lesson of man on man marking by Robbie Gray in the third term.

Zac FISHER – 5

Looks a player, always keen to play on quickly and use his trusted left foot.

Bryce GIBBS – 6

Bobbed up for a great goal from a tight angle late in the match, won plenty of footy without hurting Port.

Harrison MACREADIE – 3

Was left helpless in defence with the footy consistently being pumped inside-50.

Caleb MARCHBANK – 5

Repelled many Port Adelaide attacks but couldn’t stop the tsunami of inside-50’s.

Marc MURPHY – 6

Missed an easy chance in the first term when his team needed him to hit the scoreboard.

Sam PETREVSKI-SETON – 4

Moves well and makes himself available outside the stoppages where he can use his speed.

Andrew PHILLIPS – 4

Competes well in the hit-outs but needs to make his presence felt in marking contests or at least bring the footy to ground.

Jarrod PICKETT – 3

His best play of the night came in the first term when he burst down the wing, unfortunately he ran too far without bouncing.

Lachie PLOWMAN – 5

Was diligent in defence but struggled with the weight of numbers.

Cameron POLSON – 4

Making his AFL debut and given a run with role on Sam Powell-Pepper.

Sam ROWE – 6

Battled tirelessly against Charlie Dixon and did well to contain him to two goals.

Jack SILVAGNI – 5

Didn’t stop trying the entire game and was rewarded with a goal in the last term.

Kade SIMPSON – 5

Quiet game by his lofty standards, wasn’t precise enough with his disposal.

Jacob WEITERING – 3

Lumbering performance, the footy hardly made it forward but when it did he didn’t make a contest.

Simon WHITE – 4

Tried in vain to curb the onslaught but it was all too much for the young Blues defence to contain.

Tom WILLIAMSON – 5

Was ok across halfback and looks a player with a fine left foot.

Matthew WRIGHT – 5

Worked hard but didn’t hurt the opposition forward of centre.

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