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Port Adelaide vs Essendon: AFL live scores

14th July, 2012

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Port Adelaide vs. Essendon

AAMI Stadium
2012 AFL Premiership Season July 15, 2012
Essendon won by 50 points
Port Adelaide Essendon
 Goal Behinds Points Goal Behinds Points
Q14327   4226
Q28654   8452
Q311975   13886
Q4111177   1913127
Teams

Port Adelaide

B: Paul Stewart, Alipate Carlile, Jackson Trengove
HB: Darren Pfeiffer, Troy Chaplin, Tom Logan
C: Kane Cornes, Travis Boak, Matthew Broadbent
HF: Danyle Pearce, Justin Westhoff, Andrew Moore
F: Brett Ebert, Daniel Stewart, John McCarthy
Foll: Matthew Lobbe, Bradley Ebert, Matt Thomas
I/C: Jarrad Redden, Aaron Young, Thomas Jonas, Chad Wingard

Emg: Jasper Pittard, Ben Jacobs, Nathan Blee

In: Matt Thomas, Jarrad Redden, Daniel Stewart
Out: Jacob Surjan (Glute), John Butcher (Hip), Ben Jacobs

Essendon

B: Dustin Fletcher, Cale Hooker, Mark Baguley
HB: Kyle Hardingham, Jake Carlisle, Michael Hibberd
C: Ricky Dyson, Jobe Watson, Courtenay Dempsey
HF: Dyson Heppell, Scott Gumbleton, Alwyn Davey
F: Leroy Jetta, David Hille, Cory Dell’Olio
Foll: Tom Bellchambers, Brent Stanton, Ben Howlett
I/C: Nathan Lovett-Murray, Kyle Reimers, David Myers, Jake Melksham

Emg: Sam Lonergan, Tayte Pears, Alex Browne

In: Scott Gumbleton, Tom Bellchambers, Cory Dell’Olio, Mark Baguley
Out: Heath Hocking (Suspension), Sam Lonergan, Patrick Ryder (Calf), Michael Hurley (Hamstring)

New: Mark Baguley (Frankston/Langwarrin Junior)

First Bounce: 2.10pm AEST
Venue: AAMI Stadium
Last Time: Essendon 16.15 (111) defeated Port Adelaide 13.8 (86)
Betting: Port Adelaide $2.75, Essendon $1.45
TV: Fox Sports 1 (Live)
Editor
14th July, 2012
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Port Adelaide face a tough ask as they try to work out their way out of a slump against Essendon. We’ll have live scores from 2.10pm AEST.

The Power’s last win against a Melbourne team was in round 10 against Carlton.

While they’ve developed a habit of upsetting Victorian teams at AAMI Stadium this year, in none of their games since round 10 have they been within five goals at the final siren.

As for the Bombers, they sit one game out of the top four in sixth place, but must rebound after a loss last week.

Percentage is starting to become a huge factor in the finals race, so games like this could be looked at by James Hird as an opportunity to gain ground.

Port last week went down to Adelaide in the Showdown by 58 points.

The man who’s future is up in the air, Travis Boak, had 25 touches and a goal, while defender Troy Chaplin registered 10 marks and 22 disposals.

The Bombers went down to St Kilda in a surprising 71-point loss at Etihad Stadium.

The team was hurt by injuries to Michael Hurley, Kyle Hardingham and Kyle Reimers, but the Saints were clearly the better team on the night.

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Heath Hocking, Sam Lonergan, Patrick Ryder and Hurley are all out for the Bombers, while Jacob Surjan and John Butcher are the key Port outs.