‘Witches hats’: Crows lack of effort slammed in Suns demolition

Alex Sexton of the Suns (centre) reacts after kicking a goal during the Round 3 AFL match between the Gold Coast Suns and the Adelaide Crows at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast, Sunday, June 21, 2020. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt) NO ARCHIVING, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

The battling Crows, who were bottom of the ladder with a share of 57.six ahead of Sunday’s match, trailed six.7 (forty three) to one.two (8) at halftime.

It only received even worse for to start with-yr mentor Matthew Nicks and his group in the 3rd quarter as Gold Coastline kicked 58 factors obvious.

Adelaide’s 3-quarter-time overall of one.four (ten) is the most affordable in the club’s historical past.

Experienced it not been for inaccuracy the Suns, who only snapped a 19-video game dropping run past weekend towards West Coastline, would be further obvious.

Gold Coastline only has two wins of additional than 60 factors in its historical past, towards GWS in 2013 and Hawthorn in 2017.

Spherical two climbing star nominee Matthew Rowell has been instrumental, when Brandon Ellis, Touk Miller and Lachie Weller have pushed the Suns nearer to consecutive wins.

Ben King has been a dominant existence in attack with 3 targets for the Suns.

Fox Footy commentator Dwayne Russell advised the Crows had hit “rock bottom” when Gold Coast’s lead stretched to 54 factors in the course of the 3rd quarter.

Premiership good Luke Hodge stated Adelaide essential to present some fight in the past quarter.

“It’s a minor bit about pride now. The to start with 3 quarters you have been overwhelmed up by a young group. But it is all about sticking (it) to them, showing you have received a bit of fight,” Hodge stated on Channel 7.

“You cannot just permit them run over the best of you.”