2009 Adelaide Football Club season

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Adelaide Football Club
2009 season
President Rob Chapman[1]
Coach Neil Craig
Captain(s) Simon Goodwin
Home ground AAMI Stadium
Pre-season competition First round
AFL season 5th
Finals series Semi finals
Best and Fairest Bernie Vince
Leading goalkicker Jason Porplyzia (57)
Highest home attendance 46,859 vs. Port Adelaide (26 July 2009)
Lowest home attendance 30,173 vs. North Melbourne (14 June 2009)
Average home attendance 38,801

The 2009 AFL season was the Adelaide Crows's 19th season in the Australian Football League (AFL).

After falling short of their expectations in 2008, failing to get past round one of the finals and finishing fifth, despite a promising start to the season more effort was needed.

The captain for this season was Simon Goodwin, and the leadership group was Tyson Edwards, Brett Burton, Ben Rutten, Nathan van Berlo, Michael Doughty and Scott Stevens.[2]

Squad for 2009[edit]

Statistics are correct as of start of 2009 season. Flags represent place of birth.

Senior List
Born Player Hgt (cm) Wgt (kg) Date of Birth Age Debut Recruited from Games Goals
1 South Australia Nick Gill 192 90 25 August 1982 26 2007 North Adelaide Roosters 16 20
2 England Brad Moran 200 98 29 September 1986 22 2006 Southport/North Melbourne 10 6
3 Victoria (Australia) Brent Reilly 184 85 12 November 1983 25 2003 Calder U18 93 39
4 Queensland Kurt Tippett 201 100 8 May 1987 21 2008 Southport 19 17
5 South Australia Scott Thompson 185 85 14 March 1983 26 2001 Port Adelaide Magpies/Melbourne 132 198
6 Western Australia Jonathon Griffin 201 97 14 January 1986 23 2007 East Fremantle 28 5
7 Western Australia Nathan van Berlo 185 83 6 June 1986 22 2005 West Perth 76 21
8 Victoria (Australia) Myke Cook 184 76 9 October 1989 19 **** Sandringham U18 0 0
9 South Australia Tyson Edwards 178 81 6 August 1976 32 1995 West Adelaide 289 182
10 Western Australia Jarrhan Jacky 179 76 5 April 1989 19 2008 Subiaco 3 1
11 South Australia Michael Doughty 178 80 5 August 1979 29 2000 South Adelaide 142 36
12 South Australia Robert Shirley 185 85 9 June 1980 28 2000 Woodville-West Torrens 140 27
13 New South Wales Taylor Walker 192 87 25 April 1990 18 **** NSW/ACT Rams 0 0
14 Victoria (Australia) David Mackay 182 72 25 July 1988 20 2008 Oakleigh U18 19 4
15 South Australia Brad Symes 187 82 7 March 1985 24 2004 Central District/Port Adelaide 36 4
16 Australian Capital Territory Phil Davis 195 85 30 August 1990 18 **** North Adelaide 0 0
17 South Australia Bernie Vince 188 86 2 October 1985 24 2006 Woodville-West Torrens 31 17
18 South Australia Graham Johncock 180 84 21 October 1982 26 2001 Port Adelaide Magpies 147 89
20 Victoria (Australia) Ivan Maric 198 102 4 January 1986 23 2006 Calder U18 30 16
21 Victoria (Australia) Chris Knights 185 84 25 September 1986 22 2005 Vermont/Eastern Ranges U18 50 10
22 Victoria (Australia) Andy Otten 192 87 15 May 1989 19 2008 Oakleigh U18 2 0
23 Northern Territory Andrew McLeod 181 82 4 August 1976 32 1995 Port Adelaide Magpies 304 256
24 South Australia Brett Burton 185 83 4 May 1978 30 1999 Woodville-West Torrens 164 242
25 South Australia Ben Rutten 191 102 28 May 1983 25 2005 West Adelaide 102 5
26 Victoria (Australia) Richard Douglas 192 86 6 February 1987 22 2006 Calder U18 38 27
27 Western Australia Scott Stevens 195 87 15 January 1982 27 2002 Perth/Sydney 102 69
28 Victoria (Australia) Aaron Kite 190 86 13 January 1990 18 **** Calder Cannons 0 0
29 South Australia James Sellar 196 95 24 March 1989 20 2008 Glenelg 1 0
30 Western Australia Tom Lee 191 86 2 January 1991 17 **** Claremont 0 0
31 Victoria (Australia) Rory Sloane 182 78 17 March 1990 19 **** Eastern Ranges U18 0 0
32 Victoria (Australia) Patrick Dangerfield 188 84 5 April 1990 18 2008 Geelong Falcons U18 2 1
33 South Australia Jared Petrenko 176 74 22 December 1989 19 **** Woodville-West Torrens 0 0
34 South Australia Greg Gallman 188 87 6 December 1988 20 **** North Adelaide Football Club 0 0
35 Victoria (Australia) Shaun McKernan 196 94 1 September 1990 19 **** Calder U18 0 0
36 South Australia Simon Goodwin 184 86 26 December 1976 32 1997 South Adelaide 238 156
37 South Australia Trent Hentschel 193 89 25 December 1982 26 2003 Woodville-West Torrens 61 83
38 New South Wales Tony Armstrong 183 72 29 September 1989 19 **** NSW/ACT Rams/Calder U18 0 0
39 Victoria (Australia) Will Young 192 83 3 August 1990 18 **** North Ballarat U18 0 0
40 South Australia Jason Porplyzia 178 82 27 November 1984 24 2006 West Adelaide 44 57
44 South Australia Nathan Bock 194 92 20 March 1983 27 2004 Woodville-West Torrens 86 53
48 South Australia Matthew Jaensch 182 80 18 September 1989 19 **** Sturt 0 0
Rookie List
Born Player Hgt Wgt Date of Birth Age Debut Recruited from Games Goals
41 South Australia Brodie Martin 180 72 6 November 1988 20 **** Sturt 0 0
42 Republic of Ireland Brian Donnelly 191 84 21 June 1988 20 **** Republic of Ireland Louth GAA 0 0
43 New South Wales James Moss 186 80 19 November 1989 20 **** Central District 0 0
45 Victoria (Australia) Ricky Henderson 190 78 11 September 1988 21 **** Trentham 0 0
46 South Australia Chris Schmidt 189 82 20 March 1989 21 2007 West Adelaide/Brisbane Lions 2 0

Player changes for 2009[edit]

In[edit]

Player Previous Club League via
Australian Capital Territory Phil Davis North Adelaide SANFL 2008 AFL Draft- Pick #10
Victoria (Australia) Shaun McKernan Calder Cannons TAC Cup 2008 AFL Draft- Pick #28
Victoria (Australia) Rory Sloane Eastern Ranges TAC Cup 2008 AFL Draft- Pick #44
Western Australia Tom Lee Claremont WAFL 2008 AFL Draft- Pick #60
Victoria (Australia) Will Young North Ballarat Rebels TAC Cup 2008 AFL Draft- Pick #72
Victoria (Australia) Ricky Henderson Trentham TAC Cup 2009 Rookie Draft- Pick #10
Queensland Chris Schmidt Brisbane Lions AFL 2009 Rookie Draft- Pick #26
Republic of Ireland Brian Donnelly Louth GAA - 2009 Rookie Draft- Pick #55

Out[edit]

Player via[3]
South Australia Nathan Bassett Retired
South Australia Rhett Biglands Retired
South Australia Ken McGregor Retired
South Australia Bryce Campbell Delisted
Western Australia Luke Jericho Delisted
Victoria (Australia) Kris Massie Delisted
Victoria (Australia) Edward Curnow Delisted

NAB Cup[edit]

The despite an opening round loss to Geelong, the 2009 NAB Cup was not a total loss; Trent Hentschel made his return after 212 years off with a knee injury.[4] The Crows lost to the Geelong Cats by 35 points, 1.17.8 (119) - 2.9.12 (84).

Home and Away season[edit]

Main article: 2009 AFL season

(In the table below, green rows are wins, red rows are losses. In the Score column Adelaide scores are always shown first.)

2009 Season Results
Round Date Opponent Venue (H/A) Score Ladder Position Percentage W/L
1 28 March Collingwood Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 13.12 (90) – 13.8 (86) 8 104.65 1–0
2 3 April St Kilda AAMI Stadium (H) 10.9 (69) – 15.11 (101) 12 85.03 1–1
3 12 April Fremantle Subiaco Oval (A) 15.14 (104) – 11.14 (80) 8 98.50 2–1
4 18 April Geelong AAMI Stadium (H) 13.8 (86) – 21.8 (134) 12 87.00 2–2
5 26 April Melbourne Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 7.9 (51) – 4.10 (34) 7 91.95 3–2
6 2 May Port Adelaide AAMI Stadium (A) 12.7 (79) – 15.15 (105) 11 88.70 3–3
7 10 May Western Bulldogs AAMI Stadium (H) 12.14 (86) – 17.16 (118) 12 85.87 3–4
8 16 May Brisbane Lions The Gabba (A) 12.11 (83) – 18.11 (119) 12 83.40 3–5
9 23 May Carlton AAMI Stadium (H) 15.14 (104) – 8.12 (60) 11 89.84 4–5
10 31 May Hawthorn AAMI Stadium (H) 16.10 (106) – 12.7 (79) 11 93.67 5–5
11 7 June Essendon Etihad Stadium (A) 21.4 (130) – 19.6 (114) 9 95.92 6–5
12 14 June Kangaroos AAMI Stadium (H) 9.14 (68) – 3.6 (24) 6 100.19 7–5
13 27 June Sydney AAMI Stadium (H) 12.13 (85) – 10.9 (69) 6 101.60 8–5
14 4 July Richmond Gold Coast Stadium (A) 15.12 (102) – 13.7 (85) 5 102.90 9–5
15 11 July Fremantle AAMI Stadium (H) 19.16 (130) – 1.7 (13) 5 112.45 10–5
16 19 July St Kilda Etihad Stadium (A) 7.6 (48) – 15.15 (105) 6 107.16 10–6
17 26 July Port Adelaide AAMI Stadium (H) 19.18 (132) – 9.8 (62) 5 111.89 11–6
18 1 August Geelong Skilled Stadium (A) 13.13 (91) – 14.9 (93) 5 111.01 11–7
19 8 August Collingwood AAMI Stadium (H) 9.14 (68) – 13.11 (89) 7 109.04 11–8
20 16 August Hawthorn Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 13.16 (94) – 9.13 (67) 6 110.32 12–8
21 22 August West Coast AAMI Stadium (H) 18.14 (122) – 7.6 (48) 6 114.42 13–8
22 29 August Carlton Etihad Stadium (A) 27.14 (176) – 16.8 (104) 5 117.61 14–8
EF1 4 September Essendon AAMI Stadium (H) 26.10 (166) – 10.10 (70) Not applicable
SF1 12 September Collingwood Melbourne Cricket Ground (A) 11.12 (78) – 12.11 (83) Not applicable

All times are adjusted to Australian Central Standard Time.

Round 1[edit]

Round 1
28 March 2009 1:40 pm Collingwood def. by Adelaide Melbourne Cricket Ground (Crowd: 41,591) Report
2.0 (12)
7.1 (43)
12.3 (75)
13.8 (86)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
5.5 (35)
8.8 (56)
11.9 (75)
13.12 (90)
Umpires: Justin Schmitt, Simon Meredith, Mathew Nicholls[5]
Most DT Pts: Bernie Vince (Adelaide), 131 pts
Medhurst, Maxwll, Cloke, Anthony, Clarke 2
Davis, Swan, Pendlebury 1
Goals Stevens 3
Van Berlo, Porplyzia 2
Bock, Knights, Douglas, Dangerfield, Walker, Petrenko 1
Swan, Pendlebury, O'Bree Best Edwards, McLeod, Vince
Shaw (hamstring), Rusling (shoulder), Dyas (hamstring)[6] Injuries Thompson (hamstring), Gallman (collarbone), Sloane (knee), Burton (knee)[6]
Nil Reports Nil
  • Taylor Walker and Jared Petrenko both kicked a goal in their debut for Adelaide.
  • It was Adelaide's first victory over Collingwood since 1998.


Round 2[edit]

Round 2
3 April 2009 7:40 pm Adelaide def. by St Kilda AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 41,189) Report
2.2 (14)
5.3 (33)
9.8 (62)
10.9 (69)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
4.2 (26)
6.7 (43)
10.7 (67)
15.11 (101)
Umpires: Stuart Wenn, Shaun Ryan, Stephen McBurney[7]
Most DT Pts: Leigh Montagna (St Kilda), 127 pts
Television broadcast: 7, ABC Radio[8]
Porplyzia, Tippett 3
Hentschel, Maric, Vince, Walker 1
Goals Koschitzke 4
Riewoldt, Schneider 2
Milne, Gardiner, King, Goddard, Montagna, Ray, Geary 1
Porplyzia, Bock, Edwards Best Dal Santo, Koschitzke, Montagna
Goodwin (corked knee), Johncock (thumb), Martin (knee), Moran (knee), Otten (knee), Sellar (hamstring), Shaw (shin), Sloane (ankle), Stevens (concussion), Symes (knee)[9] Injuries Clarke (hamstring), Eddy (ankle), Fisher (ankle), Miles (leg stress fracture), Smith (ankle), Steven (foot)[9]
  • This was St Kilda's fifth win in 18 seasons at AAMI Stadium.
  • This was Adelaides fourth loss to St Kilda since Round 12, 2006.


Round 3 (Easter)[edit]

Round 3
12 April 2009 4:10 pm Fremantle def. by Adelaide Subiaco Oval (Crowd: 30,035) Report
3.5 (23)
3.7 (25)
7.2 (44)
11.14 (80)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.3 (9)
6.7 (43)
9.12 (72)
15.14 (104)
Umpires: Todd Keating, Stuart Wenn, Dean Margetts[10]
Most DT Pts: Gary Ablett Jr (Geelong), 155 pts
Pavlich 3
Crowley 2
Hasleby, Schammer, Tarrant, Mundy, Hinkley, Hill 1
Goals Porplyzia 4
Walker 3
Edwards, McLeod, Symes, Van Berlo, Douglas, Tippett, Gill, Dangerfield 1
Hasleby, Ibbotson, Schammer Best Douglas, Dangerfield, Porplyzia, Vince
Hill (finger), Broughton (ankle)[11] Injuries Stevens (concussion)[11]
Nil[11] Reports Nil[11]
  • Jason Porplyzia kicked 4 goals in a standout performance.


Round 4[edit]

Round 4
18 April 2009 7:10 pm Adelaide def. by Geelong AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 40,418) Report
3.2 (20)
7.2 (44)
11.6 (72)
13.8 (86)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
5.1 (31)
10.2 (62)
14.5 (89)
21.8 (134)
Umpires: Justin Schmitt, Simon Meredith, Heath Ryan[12]
Most DT Pts: Gary Ablett, Jr. (Geelong), 155 pts
Porplyzia 3
Mackay, Dangerfield, Walker 2
Edwards, Thompson, Tippett, Petrenko 1
Goals Ablett, Johnson, Varcoe 3
Mooney, Rooke, Stokes 2
Chapman, Blake, Mackie, Byrnes, Selwood, Mumford 1
Bock, Mackay, Edwards Best Ablett, Bartel, Corey
Porplyzia (cut eye)[13] Injuries Selwood (cut cheek), Bartel (cut eye), Milburn (back)[13]
Nil[13] Reports Nil[13]
  • Geelong midfielder Gary Ablett, Jr. recorded 46 disposals with 33 handpasses, equalling Collingwood's Nathan Buckley's ten-year-old record for the most disposals in a game since the length of the quarters was shortened to twenty minutes in 1994.[13]


Round 5 (ANZAC Day)[edit]

Round 5
26 April 2009 4:10 pm Melbourne def. by Adelaide Melbourne Cricket Ground (Crowd: 14,129) Report
0.1 (1)
0.3 (3)
1.6 (12)
4.10 (34)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.4 (16)
4.6 (30)
5.7 (37)
7.9 (51)
Umpires: Craig Hendrie, Jason Armstrong, Justin Schmitt[14][15]
Most DT Pts: Simon Goodwin (Adelaide), 127 pts
Dunn 2
McDonald, McLean 1
Goals Tippett 2
Johncock, McLeod, Stevens, Porplyzia, Walker 1
McLean, Davey, Moloney Best Goodwin, Vince, Thompson, Bock
Nil[14] Injuries Nil[14]
Nil[14] Reports Nil[14]


Round 6[edit]

Round 6
2 May 2009 7:10 pm Port Adelaide def. Adelaide AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 41,558) Report
3.4 (22)
8.6 (54)
11.12 (78)
15.15 (105)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.0 (12)
5.2 (32)
8.5 (53)
12.7 (79)
Umpires: Matt Stevic, Ray Chamberlain, Chris Kamolins[15][16]
Most DT Pts: Bernie Vince (Adelaide), 130 pts
Tredrea, Motlop, Gray 3
Cornes, Pearce 2
Ebert, Lade 1
Goals Porplyzia 3
Vince, Petrenko, Dangerfield 2
Thompson, Doughty, Walker 1
Brogan, Cornes, Salopek, Motlop Best Vince, Bock, Thompson
Hartlett (hamstring)[16] Injuries Nil[16]
Nil[16] Reports Nil[16]
  • This was Adelaides second loss to Port Adelaide in as many games, leaving the overall record at 12 - 14, Port Adelaide with two more showdown victories.


Round 7[edit]

Round 7
10 May 2009 12:40 pm Adelaide def. by Western Bulldogs AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 31,472) Report
3.5 (23)
5.9 (39)
6.2 (38)
12.14 (86)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.4 (16)
5.10 (40)
13.15 (105)
17.16 (118)
Umpires: Chris Donlon, Craig Hendrie, Mathew James[17]
Most DT Pts: Lindsay Gilbee (Western Bulldogs), 120 pts
Walker 4
Knights 3
Porplyzia 2
Tippett, Goodwin, Edwards 1
Goals Murphy 4
Akermanis 3
Hill, Eagleton 2
Cooney, Johnson, Giansiracussa, Gilbee, Hahn, Minson 1
Walker, Tippett, Knights Best Johnson, Akermanis, Eagleton, Boyd
Goodwin (ankle)[17] Injuries Griffen (corked buttock), Higgins (groin)[17]
Nil[17] Reports Nil[17]
  • This was Adelaides' first loss to the Western Bulldogs at AAMI Stadium since 2001.


Round 8[edit]

Round 8
16 May 2009 6:40 pm Brisbane Lions def. Adelaide The Gabba (Crowd: 27,767) Report
3.4 (22)
6.4 (40)
13.7 (85)
18.11 (119)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
5.5 (35)
7.8 (50)
9.9 (63)
12.11 (83)
Umpires: Michael Vozzo, Heath Ryan, Jason Armstrong[18]
Most DT Pts: Justin Sherman (Brisbane Lions), 162 pts
Bradshaw 5
Sherman 3
Brown, Polkinghorne, Proud 2
Black, Rich, Clark, Harding 1
Goals Porplyzia, Knights, Walker 2
Edwards, Mackay, Dangerfield, Moran, Reilly, Tippett 1
Sherman, Bradshaw, Black, Johnstone Best Edwards, Mackay, Goodwin
Merrett (ankle), Adcock (leg), Patfull (jaw)[18] Injuries Nil[18]
Nil[18] Reports Nil[18]
  • Daniel Bradshaw surpassed Alastair Lynch's record of 460 goals for Brisbane.


Round 9 (Indigenous Round)[edit]

Round 9
23 May 2009 2:40 pm Adelaide def. Carlton AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 41,107) Report
3.4 (22)
8.6 (54)
9.11 (65)
15.14 (104)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
0.3 (3)
0.5 (5)
5.8 (38)
8.12 (60)
Umpires: Scott McLaren, Craig Hendrie, Troy Pannell[15][19][20]
Most DT Pts: Nick Stevens (Carlton), 131 pts
Knights 5
Tippett, Porplyzia, Vince 2
Doughty, Otten, Reilly, Dangerfield 1
Goals Kreuzer, Murphy, Stevens 2
Betts, Fevola 1
Doughty, Edwards, Knights, Thompson Best Murphy, Stevens, Kreuzer
Nil[19] Injuries Waite (knee)[19]
Nil[19] Reports Nil[19]
  • This was the second time for the season that Adelaide had kept its opposition goalless to half time,the first being in Round 5 against Melbourne.


Round 10[edit]

Round 10
31 May 2009 12:40 pm Adelaide def. Hawthorn AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 40,035) Report
7.1 (43)
12.4 (75)
12.5 (77)
16.10 (106)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.1 (13)
4.4 (20)
8.6 (54)
12.7 (79)
Umpires: Shaun Ryan, Robert Findlay, Ray Chamberlain[21]
Most DT Pts: Brad Sewell (Hawthorn), 133 pts
Walker 5
Knights 4
Doughty 2
Vince, Tippett, Dangerfield, Douglas, Stevens 1
Goals Rioli 4
Franklin 3
Bateman 2
Lewis, Roughead, Dew 1
Thompson, Knights, Walker, Bock Best Rioli, Sewell, Lewis
Bock (hamstring)[22][23] Injuries Thorp (foot), Whitecross (hamstring), Young (hip)[22][23]
Nil[24] Reports Mitchell (striking)[24]


Round 11 (Womens Round)[edit]

Round 11
7 June 2009 12:40 pm Essendon def. by Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 39,458) Report[dead link]
5.3 (33)
10.4 (64)
16.4 (100)
18.6 (114)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
3.0 (18)
9.0 (54)
15.2 (80)
21.4 (130)
Umpires: Hayden Kennedy, Stefan Grun, Robert Findlay[15][25]
Most DT Pts: Tyson Edwards (Adelaide), 166 pts
Lucas 4
Watson 3
Monfries, Skipworth 2
Ryder, Dyson, McPhee, McVeigh, Lovett, Reimers, Davey 1
Goals Tippett 7
Knights 5
Walker, Douglas 2
Dangerfield, Maric, McLeod, Porplyzia, Vince 1
Stanton, Lovett, Watson Best Edwards, Tippett, Knights, Vince
Slattery (hamstring), Laycock (foot)[23][26] Injuries Goodwin (knee)[23][26]
Ryder (rough conduct)[24] Reports Nil[24]


Round 12 (Split Round)[edit]

Round 12
14 June 2009 4:10 pm Adelaide def. Kangaroos AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 30,173) Report[dead link]
2.4 (16)
3.6 (24)
5.9 (39)
8.13 (61)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
0.0 (0)
1.2 (8)
2.5 (17)
3.6 (24)
Umpires: Sam Hay, Shaun Ryan, Michael Avon[15][27][28]
Most DT Pts: Michael Doughty (Adelaide), 132 pts
Porplyzia 3
Knights, Edwards, Bock, Tippett, Walker, Vince 1
Goals Jones, Edwards, Thomas 1
Thompson, Porplyzia, Bock, Doughty Best Firrito, Thompson, Simpson
Reilly (hamstring)[27] Injuries Ziebell (leg), Thomas (hamstring)[27]
Nil[29] Reports Nil[29]
  • This game was North Melbourne's Adam Simpson's 300th game.
  • North Melbourne’s score was the lowest in the AFL since Round 4, 1999, when Essendon kicked 3.5 (23) against West Coast.
  • It was the first score of three or fewer goals since Fremantle kicked 3.7 (25) against Geelong in Round 20 of 2004.
  • North Melbourne last kicked a lower score in Round 12, 1971 when they kicked 3.5 (23) against Carlton.


Round 13[edit]

Round 13
27 June 2009 2:40 pm Adelaide def. Sydney AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 38,064) Report[dead link]
1.3 (9)
3.4 (22)
9.7 (61)
12.13 (85)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.2 (14)
6.5 (41)
8.6 (54)
10.9 (69)
Umpires: Hayden Kennedy, Scott McLaren, Matthew Nicholls[15][30]
Most DT Pts: Martin Mattner (Sydney), 126 pts
Porplyzia 3
Knights, Edwards, Bock, Tippett, Walker, Vince 1
Goals Hall 4
Mattner, Jack, Shaw, Kirk, Brabazon, Crouch 1
Porplyzia, Vince, Tippett, Thompson Best Kirk, O'Keefe, Mattner
Maric (cut chin), Otten (cut head), Moran (jarred knee)[30] Injuries Nil[30]
Nil[31] Reports Barry Hall (striking)[31]


Round 14[edit]

Round 14
4 July 2009 6:40 pm Richmond def. by Adelaide Gold Coast Stadium (Crowd: 11,174) Report[dead link]
2.1 (13)
5.3 (33)
8.5 (53)
13.7 (85)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
5.3 (33)
9.6 (60)
14.9 (93)
15.12 (102)
Umpires: Damien Sully, Stuart Wenn, Troy Pannell[15][20][32]
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide), 124 pts
Nahas 4
Jackson, Morton 2, Hislop, Tambling, Deledio, Graham, Riewoldt 1
Goals Tippett 5
Mackay, Stevens, Knights 2
Thompson, Douglas, Porplyzia, McLeod 1
Nahas, Tuck, Cousins Best McLeod, Johncock, Tippett, Edwards
Foley (hamstring)[32] Injuries Nil[32]
Nil[24] Reports Nil[24]


Round 15[edit]

Round 15
11 July 2009 7:10 pm Adelaide def. Fremantle AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 32,451) Report[dead link]
5.4 (34)
10.9 (69)
12.14 (86)
19.16 (130)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
0.1 (1)
0.1 (1)
1.5 (11)
1.7 (13)
Umpires: Chris Donlon, Sam Hay, Scott Jeffery[15][28][33]
Most DT Pts: Jason Porplyzia (Adelaide), 121 pts
Tippett, Porplyzia 5
Dangerfield 3
Stevens, Knights 2
McLeod, Shirley 1
Goals Murphy 1
Dangerfield, Porplyzia, Otten, Thompson Best Broughton, Duffield, Hasleby
Nil[33] Injuries Nil[33]
James Sellar (negligent contact with an umpire)[34] Reports Nil[34]
  • This was the third occasion that Adelaide had held their opponents goalless in the first half, in 2009.
  • This was Fremantle's lowest score in its AFL history.
  • The loss was Fremantle's biggest defeat in its history.
  • This was the lowest score by any team in VFL/AFL history since Round 16, 1961, when Richmond kicked 0.8 (8) against St Kilda.
  • It was the first score of 0, 1 or 2 goals since Round 11, 1991 when Carlton kicked 1.10 (16) against Footscray


Round 16[edit]

Round 16
19 July 2009 4:10 pm St Kilda def. Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 31940) Report[dead link]
4.4 (28)
10.6 (66)
13.13 (91)
15.15 (105)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
4.2 (26)
5.2 (32)
5.4 (34)
7.6 (48)
Umpires: Stefan Grun, Simon Meredith, Heath Ryan[15][35]
Most DT Pts: Farren Ray (St Kilda), 160 pts
Milne, Riewoldt 4
Schneider 2
Gram, Koschitzke, McEvoy, McQualter, Ray 1
Goals Stevens, Tippett 2
Dangerfield, Knights, Martin
Ray, Riewoldt, Milne, Gram Best Thompson, Goodwin, Rutten
Koschitzke (split webbing)[35] Injuries Mackay (hamstring), Porplyzia (corked knee), Dangerfield (head)[35]
Zac Dawson (rough conduct), Justin Koschitzke (striking)[36] Reports Nil[36]


Round 17 (Rivalry Round)[edit]

Round 17
26 July 2009 4:10 pm Adelaide def. Port Adelaide AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 46,859) Report[dead link]
2.5 (17)
9.7 (61)
12.15 (85)
19.18 (132)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
4.0 (24)
4.4 (28)
8.5 (53)
9.8 (62)
Umpires: Michael Vozzo, Heath Ryan, Michael Avon[15][37]
Most DT Pts: Domenic Cassisi (Port Adelaide), 126 pts
Burton 4
Knights 3
Goodwin, McLeod, Tippett, Doughty 2
Dangerfield, Vince, Bock, Porplyzia 1
Goals Gray 3
Pearce, Cornes, Westhoff, Cassisi, Davenport, Boak 1
Bock, Reilly, Doughty, Vince Best Cassisi, Cornes, Rodan
Otten (corked thigh), Martin (knee)[37] Injuries Cornes (knee), Surjan (calf), Chaplin (bruised shin), Boak (corked thigh)[37]
Nil[38] Reports Nil[38]


Round 18[edit]

Round 18
1 August 2009 1:40 pm Geelong def. Adelaide Skilled Stadium (Crowd: 21,686) Report[dead link]
3.3 (21)
7.7 (49)
11.7 (85)
14.9 (93)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
3.2 (20)
4.7 (31)
9.11 (65)
13.13 (91)
Umpires: Matt Stevic, Scott McLaren, Matthew Nicholls[15][39]
Most DT Pts: Paul Chapman (Geelong), 136 pts
Chapman 6, Ablett, Mooney 2
Johnson, Stokes, Bartel, Selwood 1
Goals Tippett, Burton 4
Johncock, Doughty, Knights, Stevens, Reilly 1
Chapman, Bartel, Selwood, Milburn Best Tippett, Burton, Reilly
Nil[39] Injuries Bock (bruised heel)[39]
Nil[40] Reports Nil[40]


Round 19[edit]

Round 19
8 August 2009 7:10 pm Adelaide def. by Collingwood AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 45,128) Report[dead link]
2.4 (16)
3.10 (28)
6.13 (49)
9.14 (68)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.5 (17)
3.7 (25)
8.7 (55)
13.11 (89)
Umpires: Scott McLaren, Heath Ryan, Scott Jeffery[15][41]
Most DT Pts: Alan Didak (Collingwood), 141 pts
Porplyzia 3
Knights 2
Burton, Tippett, McLeod, Symes 1
Goals Anthony 3
Dawes, Didak, Cloke, Wood 2
Dick, Thomas 1
Goodwin, Vince, Porplyzia Best Didak, Swan, Pendlebury, O’Brien
Burton (corked buttock)[41] Injuries Nil[41]
Nil[42] Reports Nil[42]


Round 20 (Green Round)[edit]

Round 20
14 August 2009 7:10 pm Hawthorn def. by Adelaide Melbourne Cricket Ground (Crowd: 32,583) Report[dead link]
5.3 (33)
5.5 (35)
8.10 (58)
9.13 (67)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.2 (8)
6.8 (44)
12.9 (81)
13.16 (94)
Umpires: Stephen McBurney, Ray Chamberlain, Simon Meredith[15][43]
Most DT Pts: Ben McGlynn (Hawthorn), 122 pts
Franklin 4
Lewis, Sewell, McGlynn, Rioli, Morton 1
Goals Hentschel 4
Thompson, Porplyzia 2
Tippett, Vince, Doughty, Douglas, Knights 1
Lewis, Franklin, McGlynn Best McLeod, Hentschel, Doughty, Vince
Campbell (hand)[43] Injuries Nil[43]
Nil[44] Reports Nil[44]


Round 21[edit]

Round 21
22 August 2009 2:40 pm Adelaide def. West Coast AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 39,640) Report
2.4 (16)
8.8 (56)
12.12 (84)
18.14 (122)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.2 (14)
4.2 (26)
5.5 (35)
7.6 (48)
Umpires: Shane Stewart, Justin Schmitt, Simon Meredith[15][45]
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide), 127 pts
Porplyzia 6
Thompson, Hentschel, Douglas, Maric, Knights 2
Tippett, Rutten 1
Goals LeCras, Kennedy 2
Swift, Lynch, Embley 1
Goodwin, Porplyzia, Vince, Thompson Best Selwood, Ebert, Houlihan
Shirley (hamstring), Thompson (bruised hip)[45] Injuries Davis (concussion)[45]
Nil[46] Reports Nil[46]


Round 22[edit]

Round 22
29 August 2009 3:40 pm Carlton def. by Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 42,356) Report[dead link]
7.2 (44)
10.5 (65)
12.6 (78)
16.8 (104)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
6.3 (39)
13.7 (85)
20.11 (131)
27.14 (176)
Umpires: Michael Vozzo, Stephen McBurney, Simon Meredith[15][47]
Most DT Pts: Bernie Vince (Adelaide), 134 pts
Fevola 5
Stevens 2
Carrazzo, Joseph, Walker, Gibbs, Yarran, Simpson, Murphy, Hampson, O'hAilpin 1
Goals Knights, Porplyzia, Tippett 4
Vince 3
Burton, Dangerfield, Hentschel 2
McLeod, Symes, Mackay, Sellar, Goodwin, Thompson 1
Gibbs, Stevens, Kreuzer Best Vince, McLeod, Tippett, Porplyzia
Nil[47] Injuries Van Berlo (back strain), Mackay (ankle)[47]
Nil[48] Reports Nil[48]


Finals[edit]

Week one[edit]

Elimination final
4 September 2009 7:45 pm Adelaide def. Essendon AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 50,393)
4.3 (27)
12.4 (76)
18.9 (117)
26.10 (166)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
3.3 (21)
5.7 (37)
8.8 (56)
10.10 (70)
Umpires: Stephen McBurney, Matt Stevic, Shaun Ryan[15][49]
Most DT Pts: Andrew McLeod (Adelaide), 114 pts
Porplyzia 5
Tippett 4
Knights, Burton 3
Dangerfield, Douglas 2
Vince, Edwards, Maric, Hentschel, Thompson, Mackay, Sellar 1
Goals McPhee 4
Skipworth 2
Monfries, Quinn, Stanton, Lovett 1
Vince, McLeod, Doughty, Porplyzia Best McPhee, Welsh, Stanton
Nil[49] Injuries Nil[49]
Nil[50] Reports Lovett-Murray (rough conduct), McVeigh (striking)[50]
  • This was Essendon's first final since 2004
  • Adelaide was hoping to end a shocking run in finals, having been eliminated in the first week in both 2007 and 2008


Week two[edit]

Semi-final
12 September 2009 7:00 pm Collingwood def. Adelaide Melbourne Cricket Ground (Crowd: 62,184)
1.4 (10)
3.5 (23)
9.7 (61)
12.11 (83)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
6.3 (39)
7.7 (49)
7.9 (51)
11.12 (78)
Umpires: Brett Rosebury, Ray Chamberlain, Shane McInerney[51]
Most DT Pts: Steele Sidebottom (Collingwood), 122 pts
Johnson, Dick 2
Lockyer, O'Brien, Wellingham, Swan, Cloke, Macaffer, Brown, Anthony 1
Goals Tippett 4
Dangerfield, Thompson 2
Hentschel, Knights, Burton 1
Maxwell, Sidebottom, Shaw, Swan Best Vince, Goodwin, Johncock
Nil[51] Injuries Knights (hamstring)[51]
Nil[52] Reports Nil[52]


Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

Highest score 27.14 (176) vs Carlton in round 22
Lowest score 7.6 (48) vs St Kilda in round 16
Highest ladder position 5 after rounds 14 - 15, 17 and 22
Lowest ladder position 12 after rounds 2, 4 and 7 - 8
Highest percentage 117.61 after round 22
Lowest percentage 83.4 after round 8
Home W/L record 7-4
Away W/L record 6-4
Final Score for 344.231 (2295) - rank 5
Final Score against 284.199 (1903) - rank 15

Individual[edit]

Most games[53] 24 - Bernie Vince, Andrew McLeod, Michael Doughty, Andy Otten, Ben Rutten, Jason Porplyzia and Kurt Tippett
Most kicks[53] 336 - Bernie Vince; 310 - Andrew McLeod
Most handballs[53] 352 - Scott Thompson; 328 - Simon Goodwin
Most disposals[53] 659 - Bernie Vince; 605 - Scott Thompson
Most hit-outs[53] 358 - Ivan Maric; 243 - Kurt Tippett
Most tackles[53] 99 - Scott Thompson; 89 - Michael Doughty
Most marks[53] 142 - Bernie Vince, Ben Rutten
Most goals[53] 57 - Jason Porplyzia; 55 - Kurt Tippett

Ladder[edit]

2009 AFL Ladder
TEAM P W L D PF PA  % PTS
1 St Kilda 22 20 2 0 2197 1411 155.71 80
2 Geelong (P) 22 18 4 0 2312 1815 127.38 72
3 Western Bulldogs 22 15 7 0 2378 1940 122.58 60
4 Collingwood 22 15 7 0 2174 1778 122.27 60
5 Adelaide 22 14 8 0 2104 1789 117.61 56
6 Brisbane Lions 22 13 8 1 2017 1890 106.72 54
7 Carlton 22 13 9 0 2270 2055 110.46 52
8 Essendon 22 10 11 1 2080 2127 97.79 42
9 Hawthorn 22 9 13 0 1962 2120 92.55 36
10 Port Adelaide 22 9 13 0 1990 2244 88.68 36
11 West Coast 22 8 14 0 1893 2029 93.30 32
12 Sydney 22 8 14 0 1888 2027 93.14 32
13 North Melbourne 22 7 14 1 1680 2015 83.37 30
14 Fremantle 22 6 16 0 1747 2259 77.34 24
15 Richmond 22 5 16 1 1774 2388 74.29 22
16 Melbourne 22 4 18 0 1706 2285 74.66 16
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against

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