Brisbane ‘juggernaut’ rolls on against Crows; Lions ‘never going to be more ready’, lethal attack fires: 3-2-1

Brisbane ‘juggernaut’ rolls on against Crows; Lions ‘never going to be more ready’, lethal attack fires: 3-2-1

By Steve Barrett A champagne premiership quarter right from the top shelf reaffirmed Brisbane’s status as one of this year’s heavyweight flag contenders and killed off Adelaide’s designs on spruiking a massive upset. After an indifferent second quarter, during which the Crows moved ahead by 15 points, the Lions responded emphatically with eight unanswered goals to restore natural order and remove all doubt around the verdict. Charlie Cameron (four goals) was lethal and efficient all night lurking in attack, Lachie Neale typically industrious and Zac Bailey hurt Adelaide all night, both in the middle and inside-50. Brisbane blitzed Adelaide with an upfront onslaught, Cameron showing former teammate Luke Brown a clean set of heels for two first-quarter goals. Meanwhile, the Lions’ giant forward ensemble of Jack Payne, Oscar McInerney and …
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