Andrew McLeod of the Crows holds up the Norm Smith medal and his Premiership medal after winning the 1997 AFL Grand Final between the St Kilda Saints and the Adelaide Crows at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on September 27, 1997.

Andrew McLeod of the Crows holds up the Norm Smith medal and his Premiership medal after winning the 1997 AFL Grand Final between the St Kilda Saints and the Adelaide Crows at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on September 27, 1997.

Every AFL fan can name a single performance or moment they just loved watching.

And like the fans, Adelaide players can as well.

We asked them what was the greatest individual effort they’ve seen on the footy field was and they answered.

From Eddie Betts’ goals of the year to Andrew McLeod’s Norm Smith Medals, here’s what the boys picked:

Andrew McPherson: Buddy Franklin – 13 goals (Hawthorn v North Melbourne, Round 10, 2012)

Andy Otten: Any of the Eddie Betts boundary line goals

Brad Crouch: 10-goal Tommy Lynch against GWS (Round Seven, 2013)

Brodie Smith: Luke Brown goal-saving efforts

Daniel Talia: Andrew McLeod, back-to-back Norm Smith Medal in 97/98

Darcy Fogarty: Tom Stewart (Geelong) down the wing

David Mackay: Nick Riewoldt going back with the flight

Hugh Greenwood: Tom Doedee’s chase down tackle on Michael Walters (Round 12, 2018)

 

Jordan Gallucci: Gary Ablett Jnr because he’s one of the best ever

Josh Jenkins: Dustin Fletcher – 400+ games

Kieran Strachan: Matthew Scarlett toe poke, 2009 Grand Final

Kyle Hartigan: Eddie doing Eddie

Richard Douglas: Jason Porplyzia kicking five goals against the Swans at the SCG with one shoulder in 2008 (Round 17, 2008)

Rory Atkins: Tom Doedee chase down against Fremantle (Round 12, 2018)

Rory Sloane: Eddie Betts goal of the year, pick any

Sam Jacobs: Hugh Greenwood’s three first-half goals in his debut at The Gabba (Round Nine, 2017)

Tom Doedee: Anything Eddie does

Tyson Stengle: Leo Barry Grand Final winning mark (2005)

https://www.afc.com.au/news/2019-05-15/crows-pick-best-afl-moments