2011 Adelaide Football Club season

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Adelaide Football Club
2011 season
President Rob Chapman
Coach Neil Craig (rounds 1–18)
Mark Bickley (rounds 19–22 as caretaker)
Captain(s) Nathan van Berlo
Home ground AAMI Stadium
Pre-season competition Round 1
AFL season 14th
Finals series N/A
Best and Fairest Scott Thompson
Leading goalkicker Kurt Tippett (24)
Highest home attendance 42,536 vs. Hawthorn (26 Mar 2011)
Lowest home attendance 23,063 vs. Sydney (2 July 2011)

The 2011 AFL season was the Adelaide Crows 21st season in the AFL. Neil Craig was appointed coach, but was replaced by Mark Bickley after round 18.[1] Nathan van Berlo was appointed captain and the leadership group consisted of Scott Stevens, Ben Rutten, Michael Doughty and Scott Thompson.[2]

Squad[edit]

Statistics are correct as of start of 2010 season. Flags represent place of birth.

Senior List[3]
Born Player Hgt (cm) Wgt (kg) Date of Birth Age Debut Recruited from Games Goals
1 Northern Territory Richard Tambling 181 84 12 September 1986 24 2005 Southern Districts/Richmond 108 61
2 England Brad Moran 201 100 29 September 1986 24 2006 Southport/North Melbourne 17 7
3 Victoria (Australia) Brent Reilly 185 85 12 November 1983 27 2003 Calder U18 135 43
4 Queensland Kurt Tippett 203 107 8 May 1987 23 2008 Southport 65 118
5 South Australia Scott Thompson 187 86 14 March 1983 28 2001 Port Adelaide Magpies/Melbourne 176 121
6 Victoria (Australia) Jack Gunston 193 81 16 May 1991 19 2010 Sandringham U18 2 1
7 Western Australia Nathan van Berlo 187 84 6 June 1986 24 2005 West Perth 116 31
8 Victoria (Australia) Myke Cook 184 83 9 October 1989 21 2009 Sandringham U18 12 2
9 Victoria (Australia) Rory Sloane 183 79 17 March 1990 21 2009 Eastern Ranges U18 15 7
10 South Australia Matthew Jaensch 182 83 18 September 1989 21 2010 Sturt 11 7
11 South Australia Michael Doughty 179 81 5 August 1979 31 2000 South Adelaide 188 43
12 Victoria (Australia) Daniel Talia 196 95 2 October 1991 19 **** Calder U18 0 0
13 New South Wales Taylor Walker 194 98 25 April 1990 20 2009 NSW/ACT Rams 32 58
14 Victoria (Australia) David Mackay 183 75 25 July 1988 22 2008 Oakleigh U18 55 12
15 South Australia Brad Symes 187 82 7 March 1985 26 2004 Central District/Port Adelaide 67 8
16 Australian Capital Territory Phil Davis 197 94 30 August 1990 20 2010 North Adelaide 15 1
17 South Australia Bernie Vince 188 89 2 October 1985 25 2006 Woodville-West Torrens 71 38
18 South Australia Graham Johncock 180 87 21 October 1982 28 2001 Port Adelaide Magpies 184 94
20 Victoria (Australia) Ivan Maric 200 102 4 January 1986 25 2006 Calder U18 71 25
21 Victoria (Australia) Chris Knights 187 88 25 September 1986 24 2005 Vermont/Eastern Ranges U18 75 55
22 Victoria (Australia) Andy Otten 194 92 15 May 1989 21 2008 Oakleigh U18 26 1
23 South Australia Jared Petrenko 179 82 22 December 1989 22 2009 Woodville-West Torrens 21 10
24 South Australia Sam Jacobs 203 102 10 April 1988 23 2009 Woodville-West Torrens/Carlton 17 3
25 South Australia Ben Rutten 192 101 28 May 1983 27 2005 West Adelaide 148 6
26 Victoria (Australia) Richard Douglas 182 80 6 February 1987 24 2006 Calder U18 78 55
27 Western Australia Scott Stevens 195 87 15 January 1982 29 2002 Perth/Sydney 142 87
28 Victoria (Australia) Luke Thompson 196 89 8 February 1991 20 **** Geelong Falcons U18 0 0
29 South Australia James Sellar 196 98 24 March 1989 22 2008 Glenelg 16 3
30 South Australia James Craig 196 95 18 April 1991 19 **** North Adelaide 0 0
31 Victoria (Australia) Jarryd Lyons 196 95 22 July 1992 18 **** Sandringham Dragons 0 0
32 Victoria (Australia) Patrick Dangerfield 189 92 5 April 1990 20 2008 Geelong Falcons U18 42 48
33 South Australia Brodie Smith 189 78 14 January 1992 19 **** Woodville-West Torrens 0 0
34 Victoria (Australia) Sam Shaw 194 86 5 April 1990 21 **** Oakleigh U18 0 0
35 Victoria (Australia) Shaun McKernan 198 98 1 September 1990 21 2009 Calder U18 1 0
36 South Australia Brodie Martin 182 79 6 November 1988 22 2009 Sturt 4 1
38 New South Wales Tony Armstrong 185 80 29 September 1989 21 2010 NSW/ACT Rams/Calder U18 9 0
39 Victoria (Australia) Will Young 194 88 3 August 1990 20 2010 North Ballarat U18 2 1
40 South Australia Jason Porplyzia 179 82 27 November 1984 25 2006 West Adelaide 87 136
45 Victoria (Australia) Ricky Henderson 190 78 11 September 1988 21 2010 Trentham 0 0
Rookie List[4]
Born Player Hgt Wgt Date of Birth Age Debut Recruited from Games Goals
37 South Australia Ian Callinan 172 74 20 December 1982 28 **** Central District 0 0
41 New South Wales Sam Martyn 186 73 7 April 1992 18 **** NSW/ACT Rams 0 0
42 South Australia Lachlan Roach 178 69 25 April 1992 18 **** North Adelaide 0 0
43 New South Wales Aiden Riley 181 76 13 December 1991 18 **** Wollongong Lions 0 0
44 South Australia Jake von Bertouch 192 80 4 May 1992 18 **** Woodville-West Torrens 0 0
46 South Australia Chris Schmidt 190 89 20 March 1989 22 2007 West Adelaide/Brisbane Lions 15 0
47 South Australia Matt Wright 179 81 14 December 1989 20 **** North Adelaide 0 0
48 South Australia Timothy Milera 171 77 3 September 1992 18 **** Port Adelaide Magpies 0 0

Player changes for 2011[edit]

In[edit]

Player Previous Club League via
Northern Territory Richard Tambling[5] Richmond AFL AFL Trade Week
South Australia Sam Jacobs[5] Carlton AFL AFL Trade Week
South Australia Brodie Smith[6] Woodville-West Torrens SANFL 2010 AFL Draft- Pick No. 14
Victoria (Australia) Jarryd Lyons[6] Sandringham Dragons TAC Cup 2010 AFL Draft- Pick No. 61
South Australia Timothy Milera[7] Port Adelaide Magpies SANFL 2011 Rookie Draft- Pick No. 15
South Australia Jake von Bertouch[7] Woodville-West Torrens SANFL 2011 Rookie Draft- Pick No. 32
South Australia Lachlan Roach[7] North Adelaide SANFL 2011 Rookie Draft- Pick No. 49
South Australia Ian Callinan[7] Central District SANFL 2011 Rookie Draft- Pick No. 64
New South Wales Sam Martyn[7] NSW/ACT Rams TAC Cup 2011 Rookie Draft- Pick No. 84 (NSW Scholarship)

Out[edit]

Player New Club League via
Western Australia Jonathon Griffin[8] Fremantle AFL Trade
South Australia Tyson Edwards[8]  – Retired
Northern Territory Andrew McLeod[8]  – Retired
South Australia Brett Burton[8]  – Retired
South Australia Simon Goodwin[8]  – Retired
Republic of Ireland Brian Donnely[8]  – Retired
Western Australia Jarrhan Jacky[8]  – Delisted
South Australia Nathan Bock[8] Gold Coast Suns AFL Gold Coast uncontracted signing

NAB Cup[edit]

The 2011 NAB Cup was competed in a new format for the first time since 2003. Adelaide played two games on 11 February 2011, against Melbourne and Port Adelaide. Melbourne defeated Adelaide in the first game 0.5.4 (34) – 0.3.6 (24), but the team defeated cross town rivals Port Adelaide 0.6.4 (40) – 0.1.2 (8).

Adelaide didn't make it into the second round of the NAB Cup, but were to play NAB Challenge/practice matches for the rest of the competition. Adelaide played Fremantle at Thebarton Oval on 26 February. They won by 74 points 22.8 (140) – 10.6 (66). They then played Carlton at Visy Park on 4 March, losing by 34 points 15.10 (100) – 11.10 (76). In the final preseason match of 2011, Adelaide played Richmond, again at Visy Park on the 11th, this time coming up the winners by 68 points 18.14 (122) – 8.6 (54).

Home and Away season[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 1
Saturday 26 March 2011, 7:10 pm Adelaide def. Hawthorn AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 42,536) Report
1.3 (9)
4.5 (29)
11.7 (73)
16.9 (105)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
3.2 (20)
7.6 (48)
10.10 (70)
12.13 (85)
Umpires: Ryan, Meredith, Wenn
Most DT Pts: Scott Stevens (Adelaide), 125 pts
Television broadcast: Ten
Walker 4
Dangerfield 3
Henderson, Knights, van Berlo 2
Vince, Porplyzia, McKernan 1
Goals Burgoyne 3
Franklin, Roughead, Young 2
Bateman, Osborne, Savage 1
Dangerfield, Stevens, Walker, Reilly, Davis, McKernan Best Mitchell, Burgoyne, Young
Porplyzia (shoulder) Injuries Nil
  • This match began Adelaide's 20th year in the AFL with a rematch against Hawthorn, their first opponent in this competition in their inaugural 1991 season.
  • This was Nathan van Berlo's first game as the 6th appointed captain.
  • Jason Porplyzia lasted five minutes but scored the first goal for the Crows before dislocating his shoulder.

Round 2[edit]

Round 2
Bye: Adelaide

Round 3[edit]

Round 3
Saturday 9 April 2011, 2:40 pm Adelaide def. by Fremantle AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 33,414) Report
0.3 (3)
2.5 (17)
4.9 (33)
7.12 (54)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
5.3 (33)
7.7 (49)
8.11 (59)
11.13 (79)
Umpires: Margetts, Rosebury, Jennings
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide), 154 pts
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Walker 2
Vince, Dangerfield, McKernan, Stevens, Jaensch 1
Goals McPhee, Mayne 2
Bradley, Fyfe, Crowley, Mundy, Palmer, Walters, Hill 1
Thompson, Dangerfield, van Berlo Best Fyfe, Hill, Mundy, Sandilands
Davis (shoulder) Injuries Sandilands (eye)
Maric (rough conduct) Reports Nil

Round 4[edit]

Round 4 (Showdown)
Saturday April 16, 2011, 7:10 pm Port Adelaide def. Adelaide AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 33,143) Report
0.3 (3)
6.6 (42)
11.7 (73)
14.14 (98)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
4.6 (30)
7.9 (51)
7.11 (53)
9.12 (66)
Umpires: Bowen, Wenn, Pannell
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide) 137 pts
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Rodan 4
Gray, Motlop, Westhoff 2
Surjan, C. Cornes, O'Shea, Salopek 1
Goals Walker 2
Douglas, Tippett, S. Thompson, L. Thompson, McKernan, Jaensch, Vince 1
Westhoff, Rodan, Brogan, Boak, Chaplin, Pittard Best S. Thompson, Van Berlo, Rutten, Douglas

Round 5[edit]

Round 5
Saturday April 23, 2011, 7:10 pm Carlton def. Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 37,607) Report
5.5 (35)
6.12 (48)
8.17 (65)
11.19 (85)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.2 (8)
6.2 (38)
9.4 (58)
12.7 (79)
Umpires: Rosebury, Stewart, Wenn
Most DT Pts: Murphy (Carlton), 126 pts
Television broadcast: Ten/One
Walker 4
Waite, Ellard 2
Betts, Garlett, Russell 1
Goals Walker 4
Tippett 3
McKernan 2
Jaensch, Thompson, Vince 1
Judd, Murphy, Walker, Ellard Best Johncock, Dangerfield, van Berlo
Yarran (hamstring cramp) Injuries Symes (broken nose), Jaensch (corked thigh)
Nil Reports Nil
Substitutes

Round 6[edit]

Round 6
Saturday 30 April 2011, 7:10 pm Adelaide def. St Kilda AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 33,854) Report
4.3 (27)
6.9 (45)
8.10 (58)
13.12 (90)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
0.6 (6)
1.9 (15)
6.12 (48)
9.17 (71)
Umpires: McBurney, Kennedy, Mollison
Most DT Pts: Nick Dal Santo (St Kilda), 126 pts
Television broadcast: Ten/One
Tippett 4
Knights 3
Douglas 2
McKernan, Wright, Walker, Dangerfield 1
Goals Milne 3
Cripps 2
Steven, Jones, Dal Santo, Schneider 1
Douglas, S. Thompson, Tippett, Knights Best Dal Santo, Goddard, Armitage
Davis (shoulder) Injuries Riewoldt (concussion)
Tambling (striking), Jacobs (rough conduct), Kurt Tippett (striking) Reports Dawson (striking)

Round 7[edit]

Round 7
Sunday 8 May 2011, 2:10 pm Melbourne def. Adelaide MCG (Crowd: 19,987) Report
2.7 (19)
6.11 (47)
14.16 (100)
22.17 (149)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.0 (12)
5.3 (33)
6.4 (40)
8.5 (53)
Umpires: Stevic, Jeffery, Keating
Most DT Pts: Colin Sylvia (Carlton), 149 pts
Television broadcast: 7
Petterd, Sylvia 4
Jurrah 3
Watts, Wonaeamirri, Green 2
Dunn, Tapscott, Bartram, Bate, Jones 1
Goals Tippett 3
Reilly 2
Thompson, van Berlo, McKernan 1
Moloney, Jones, Sylvia, Davey Best Jaensch, Reilly, van Berlo
Grimes (foot) Injuries Dangerfield (concussion), Thompson (calf), Wright (knee)
Trengove (rough conduct) Reports Nil
  • This was Adelaide's largest loss since Round 17, 2004 and the second-largest under Neil Craig.
  • This was Melbourne's greatest victory over Adelaide.

Round 8[edit]

Round 8
Saturday 14 May 2011, 2:40 pm Adelaide def. Gold Coast AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 36,056) Report
2.2 (14)
9.7 (61)
14.10 (94)
20.10 (130)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
4.4 (28)
4.6 (30)
6.13 (49)
9.19 (73)
Umpires: Margetts, Rosebury, Hay
Most DT Pts: Gary Ablett, Jr. (Gold Coast), 156 pts
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Dangerfield 6
Knights, Wright, Henderson, McKernan 2
Douglas, Reilly, Tippett, S. Thompson, Gunston, L. Thompson 1
Goals Ablett 4, Smith, Lynch 2
McKenzie 1
Dangerfield, S. Thompson, van Berlo Best Ablett, Stanley, Harbrow
  • Patrick Dangerfield stood out by kicking a career high of 6 goals.
  • This was the first time that Nathan Bock played against Adelaide since leaving to play for the Gold Coast.

Round 9[edit]

Round 9
Saturday 22 May 2011, 1:10 pm Collingwood def. Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 38,489) Report
2.6 (18)
2.10 (22)
9.12 (60)
20.15 (135)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
4.1 (25)
8.4 (52)
12.6 (78)
14.8 (92)
Umpires: Ritchie, Rosebury, McInerney
Most DT Pts: Dale Thomas (Collingwood), 133pts
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Dawes, Krakouer, Wellingham 3
Thomas, Tarrant, Ball 2
Mcarthy, Buckley, Shaw, Beams, Swan 1
Goals Tippet 3
Patrick Dangerfield, Sloane 2
van Berlo, Smith, Schmidt, Gunston, Knights, Henderson, Wright 1
Thomas, Ball, Wellingham, Pendlebury Best Thompson, Sloane, Johncock

Round 10[edit]

Round 10
Sunday 29 May 2011, 12:40 pm Adelaide def. by Brisbane Lions AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 34,583) Report
3.2 (20)
5.7 (37)
6.7 (43)
8.13 (61)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.3 (9)
6.7 (43)
11.11 (77)
15.11 (101)
Umpires: Donlon, Pannell, McInerney
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide), 126 pts
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Jacobs, van Berlo, Knights, Henderson, Wright, Smith, Dangerfield, Walker 1 Goals McGrath 4
Banfield 3
Clark, Retzlaff 2
Collier, Power, Rich, O'Brien 1
S. Thompson, Sloane, Knights, Douglas, Jacobs Best Clark, Leuenberger, Hanley, McGrath, Merrett, Black, Banfield
Taylor Walker (knee), Sam Jacobs (finger) Injuries Nil

Round 11[edit]

Round 11
Sunday 5 June 2011, 2:10 pm North Melbourne def. Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 18,185) Report
6.1 (37)
8.3 (51)
13.5 (83)
18.7 (115)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.1 (13)
4.4 (28)
6.7 (43)
10.8 (68)
Umpires: Armstrong, Jeffery, Farmer
Most DT Pts:
Television broadcast: 7
Petrie 4, Adams 2, Swallow 2, Harvey 2, Anthony 2, Edwards, Goldstein, Hansen, Ziebell, Speight, Harper Goals Tippett 3, Dangerfield 2, Gunston 2, Henderson, Sloane, Thompson
Swallow, Petrie, Wells, Ziebell, Goldstein, Anthony, Speight Best Johncock, Tippett, Jaensch, van Berlo, Vince, Thompson
MacMillan (fractured cheekbone), Adams (knee) Injuries Nil

Round 12[edit]

Round 12
Saturday 11 June 2011, 2:40 pm Adelaide def. by West Coast AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 31,412) Report
3.1 (19)
3.3 (22)
8.5 (53)
10.7 (67)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.3 (9)
8.7 (55)
9.10 (64)
15.16 (106)
Umpires: Rosebury, Leppard, Hay
Most DT Pts: Matthew Rosa (West Coast Eagles), 127 pts
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Wright, Douglas, Gunston, Sloane 2, Vince, Dangerfield Goals LeCras 5, Nicoski 3, Rosa 2, Naitanui, Cox, Priddis, Shuey, Kennedy
S. Thompson, Dangerfield, Petrenko, Johncock, Sloane, Douglas, Vince Best Kerr, Rosa, Hurn, Embley, Naitanui, Nicoski, A. Selwood
Gunston (finger), Dangerfield (thumb), Tippett (shoulder) Injuries Kerr (knee)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 13[edit]

Round 13
Friday 17 June 2011, 7:40 pm Western Bulldogs vs. Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 19,363) Report
2.4 (16)
6.9 (45)
10.12 (72)
14.16 (100)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
6.2 (38)
7.5 (47)
9.7 (61)
10.10 (70)
Umpires: Rosebury, Findlay, Mollison
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide) 116 points
Television broadcast: 7
Giansiracusa 4, Sherman 3, Griffen 2, Murphy, Barlow, Minson, Wood, Dahlhaus Goals Tippett 3, Vince, McKernan, Wright, Sloane, Knights, Otten, Schmidt
Griffen, Murphy, Ward, Boyd, Giansiracusa, Dahlhaus Best S.Thompson, Henderson, Symes, Rutten
Nil Injuries Knights (migraine), Jaensch (ribs), Sloane (left thigh)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 14[edit]

Round 14
Sunday 26 June 2011, 1:10 Geelong vs. Adelaide Skilled Stadium (Crowd: 23, 246) Report
7.3.45
9.6.60
14.10.94
19.11.125
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.1.7
2.2.14
4.6.24
10.13.73
Umpires: Ryan, Wenn, McInerney
Most DT Pts: Corey Enright (Geelong) 152 Points
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Menzel 3, Brown 3, Johnson 2, Varcoe 2, Christensen 2, Ling 2, Mackie, Wojcinski, Podsiadly, Duncan, Motlop Goals Reilly 2, Vince, Van Berlo, Gunston, Sloane, Douglas, Dangerfield, Callinan
Enright, Varcoe, Ling, Taylor, Menzel Corey, Christensen, Mackie Best Vince, S. Thompson, Callinan, Rutten, Sloane
Nil Injuries Henderson (concussion), Schmidt (hamstring)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 15[edit]

Round 15
Saturday 2 July 2011, 7:10 pm Adelaide vs. Sydney AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 23,063) Report
2.1.13
3.4.22
5.5.35
8.9.57
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
3.1.19
4.5.29
4.10.34
6.14.50
Umpires: Ritchie, Stevic, McInerney
Most DT Pts: Sam Jacobs (Adelaide) 120 points
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Tippett 3, Callinan, Petrenko, Douglas, van Berlo, Sloane Goals Jetta, Goodes, Bird, O'Keefe, Bevan, McGlynn
Petrenko, Jacobs, Thompson, Tippett, van Berlo, Vince Best Bolton, O'Keefe, McVeigh, Bevan, Hannebery
Nil Injuries Bird (knee)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 16[edit]

Round 16
Bye: Adelaide

Round 17[edit]

Round 17
Friday 15 July 2011, 8:10 pm Adelaide vs. Essendon AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 38,118) Report
5.3.33
8.7.55
9.9.63
10.13.73
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
0.2.2
2.7.19
6.11.47
12.12.84
Umpires: Stevic, Ryan, Mollison
Most DT Pts: Angus Monfries (Essendon) 102 points
Television broadcast: 7
Dangerfield 3, Johncock 2, Wright 2, Petrenko, Jaensch, Moran Goals Hurley 2, Crameri 2, Monfries, Davey, Ryder, McVeigh. Reimers, Zaharakis, Colyer
Sloane, Jacobs, Wright, S. Thompson, Dangerfield, Petrenko, Moran Best Monfries, Zaharakis, Melksham, Davey, Stanton, Hocking
Jaensch (right shoulder), Johncock (left hip), Jacobs (left leg) Injuries Howlett (side strain)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 18[edit]

Round 18
Friday 22 July 2011, 7:40 pm St Kilda vs. Adelaide Etihad Stadium (Crowd: 26,546) Report
5.1.31
10.2.62
14.11.95
19.13.127
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.2.8
2.5.17
2.6.18
3.6.24
Umpires: Vozzo, Farmer, McInerney
Most DT Pts: Nick Dal Santo (St. Kilda) 140 Points
Television broadcast: 7
Milne 8, Schneider 5, Riewoldt 3, Dal Santo, Koschitzke, Montagna Goals Dangerfield, Thompson, Henderson
Milne, Goddard, Dal Santo, Schneider, Armitage, Jones Best Thompson, Doughty, Jacobs, Petrenko
Nil Injuries Symes (cheekbone), Thompson (leg)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 19[edit]

Round 19
Sunday, 31 July 4:10 pm Adelaide def. Port Adelaide AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 40,586) Report
3.4 (22)
8.7 (55)
13.10 (88)
16.15 (111)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
1.5 (11)
4.9 (33)
9.10 (64)
11.13 (79)
Umpires: Margetts, Schmitt, Hay
Most DT Pts: Nathan van Berlo (Adelaide), 120 pts
Television broadcast: Channel 7
Walker 4
Wright, Gunston, Sloane 2
Otten, Henderson, Jacobs, Doughty, Maric, Mackay
Goals Hitchcock 3
Schulz, Ebert, C. Cornes 2
Westhoff, Thomas
van Berlo, Vince, Thompson, Sloane, Johncock, Walker, Dangerfield Best Boak, Pearce, Hitchcock, Cassisi, Hartlett, Gray
Nil Injuries Jay Schulz (foot and back), Jack Trengove (knee swelling), Tom Logan (foot)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 20[edit]

Round 20
Sunday 7 August 2011, 1:10 pm Brisbane Lions vs. Adelaide The Gabba (Crowd: 17,930) Report
5.1.31
11.6.72
14.7.91
16.9.105
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
6.3.39
9.5.59
10.11.71
16.14.110
Umpires: Kamolins, Armstrong, McInerney
Most DT Pts: Scott Thompson (Adelaide) & Tom Rockliff (Brisbane) 138 Points
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Cornelius 4, McGrath 3, Clark 2, Karnezis 2, Rockliff, Hanley, Pokinghorne, Leuenberger, Banfield Goals Walker 4, Gunston 3, Johncock, Van Berlo, Wright 2, Henderson, Jacobs, Riley
Rockliff, Black, Hanley, Staker, Cornelius, McGrath Best Thompson, van Berlo, Gunston, Jacobs, Sloane
Patfull (Hand) Injuries Knights (Hip)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 21[edit]

Round 21
Sunday 14 August 2011, 4:10 pm Adelaide vs. Geelong AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 33576) Report
2.3.15
5.6.36
8.10.58
12.13.85
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
2.3.15
8.7.55
11.10.76
14.12.96
Umpires: Stewart, Nicholls, Hay
Most DT Pts: Nathan van Berlo (Adelaide) - 102 Points
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Walker 3, Maric 2, Wright 2, Petrenko 2, Henderson 2, Dangerfield Goals Podsiadly 2, Johnson 2, Byrnes 2, Duncan, Chapman, Mooney, Bartel, Wojcinski, Ottens, Stokes, Selwood
Sloane, van Berlo, Wright, Knights, Doughty, Johncock, Talia, Vince Best Kelly, Johnson, Podsiadly, Bartel, Enright, Hunt
Nil Injuries Vardy (Hip)
McKernan (Tripping) Johnson by umpire Shane Stewart in the fourth quarter Reports Mooney (front-on contact) on Johncock by umpire Shane Stewart in the first quarter.

Round 22[edit]

Round 22
Saturday, 20 August 2:10 pm Gold Coast def. by Adelaide Metricon Stadium (Crowd: 16,168) report
2.2 (14)
5.7 (37)
8.8 (56)
9.10 (64)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
9.4 (58)
10.7 (67)
11.11 (77)
18.17 (125)
Umpires: M Nicholls, J Armstrong, M Jennings
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
M Shaw, T McKenzie 2
G Ablett, H Bennell, T Hickey, L Russell, R Thompson 1
Goals T Walker, K Tippett 4
J Gunston, D Mackay, J Petrenko 2
N Van Berlo, R Sloane, M Wright, R Douglas 1
N Bock, G Ablett, D Stanley, H Bennell, D Prestia, R Thompson Best S Thompson, N Van Berlo, R Sloane, P Dangerfield, J Petrenko, S Jacobs

Round 23[edit]

Round 23
Sunday 28 August 2011, 12:40 pm Adelaide vs. Richmond AAMI Stadium (Crowd: 38,023) report
7.3 (45)
9.6 (60)
12.9 (81)
15.9 (99)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
5.2 (32)
6.8 (44)
12.13 (85)
17.19 (121)
Umpires: Grun, Dalgleish, Wenn
Most DT Pts:
Television broadcast: Fox Sports
Gunston 5, Vince 2, van Berlo 2, Tippett 2, Thompson, Douglas, Wright, Walker Goals Vickery 4, Nahas 3, Miller 2, Martin 2, Morton, Jackson, Graham, Riewoldt, King, Cotchin
van Berlo, Vince, Dangerfield, Thompson, Gunston, Rutten Best Vickery, Martin, Cotchin, Rance, Houli, Nahas, Jackson, Deledio
Michael Doughty (illness) replaced in selected side by Brodie Martin, Dangerfield (right shoulder) Injuries Vickery (right shoulder)
Nil Reports Nil

Round 24[edit]

Round 24
Saturday 3 September 2011, 5:10 pm West Coast vs. Adelaide Patersons Stadium (Crowd: 36,062) report
2.5 (17)
10.6 (66)
14.9 (93)
22.13 (145)
Q1
Q2
Q3
Final
0.0 (0)
2.0 (12)
4.4 (28)
7.8 (50)
Umpires: Farmer, Dalgleish, McInerney
Most DT Pts:
Television broadcast: TBC
Nicoski 3, Lynch 3, S Selwood 3, Naitanui 2, Shuey 2, LeCras 2, Cox 2, Masten 2, Kennedy, Embley, Ebert Goals Walker 2, Tippett, Petrenko, Vince, Johncock, Thompson
Embley, Shuey, Naitanui, Cox, Priddis, Masten, Glass Best Thompson, van Berlo, Douglas, Johncock
Smith (hamstring) Injuries Armstrong (ankle)
Nil Reports Nil

Ladder[edit]

2011 AFL Ladder
Team P W L D PF PA  % Pts
1 Collingwood 22 20 2 0 2592 1546 167.66 80
2 Geelong (P) 22 19 3 0 2548 1619 157.38 76
3 Hawthorn 22 18 4 0 2355 1634 144.12 72
4 West Coast 22 17 5 0 2235 1715 130.32 68
5 Carlton 22 14 7 1 2225 1700 130.88 58
6 St Kilda 22 12 9 1 1891 1677 112.76 50
7 Sydney 22 12 9 1 1897 1735 109.34 50
8 Essendon 22 11 10 1 2217 2217 100.00 46
9 North Melbourne 22 10 12 0 2106 2082 101.15 40
10 Western Bulldogs 22 9 13 0 2060 2155 95.59 36
11 Fremantle 22 9 13 0 1791 2155 83.11 36
12 Richmond 22 8 13 1 2069 2396 86.35 34
13 Melbourne 22 8 13 1 1974 2315 85.27 34
14 Adelaide 22 7 15 0 1742 2193 79.43 28
15 Brisbane Lions 22 4 18 0 1814 2240 80.98 16
16 Port Adelaide 22 3 19 0 1718 2663 64.51 12
17 Gold Coast 22 3 19 0 1534 2726 56.27 12
Key: P = Played, W = Won, L = Lost, D = Drawn, PF = Points for, PA = Points against

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