Emotional Bombers Put Adelaide Away

ADELAIDE 3.4 4.9 8.14 11.16 (82)
ESSENDON 1.3 7.5 13.7 18.9 (117)

GOALS
Adelaide: Walker 3, Douglas 2, Jenkins, Johncock, Mackay, Petrenko, Porplyzia, van Berlo
Essendon: Howlett 4, Davey 3, Bellchambers, Crameri, Dempsey, Goddard, Hibberd, Hocking, Kommer, Melksham, Myers, Stanton, Watson

BEST
Adelaide: Wright, Sloane, Douglas, Reilly, Vince
Essendon: Watson, Howlett, Heppell, Dempsey, Myers, Hibberd, Kommer, Merrett, Carlisle

INJURIES
Adelaide: Brown (left foot)
Essendon: Nil

SUBSTITUTES
Adelaide: Brodie Martin replaced Luke Brown (left foot) in the third quarter
Essendon: David Zaharakis replaced Stewart Crameri in the third quarter

Reports: Nil

Umpires: Rosebury, Meredith, Jeffery

Official crowd: 42,218 at AAMI Stadium