Saturday, 16 December 2017
AFL... Sam Jacobs, Adelaide, tackles Sam Powell-Pepper, Port Adelaide, in Showdown XLIII on Sunday evening. At back is Crows’ Brodie Smith. AFL... Sam Jacobs, Adelaide, tackles Sam Powell-Pepper, Port Adelaide, in Showdown XLIII on Sunday evening. At back is Crows’ Brodie Smith.

Jacobs collects third Showdown Medal

REPORTER: Peter Argent

Ardrossan football export, now an Adelaide Crow, Sam Jacobs won his third Showdown Medal on Sunday evening, his performance in showdowns building toward legendary.

Showdown XLIII (43) was played in front of 45,028 footy fans at Adelaide Oval.

Adelaide defeated Port Adelaide 18.22 (130) to 7.4 (46), a record showdown margin, and the Crows’ fifth consecutive showdown win for a 22-21 tally (in Crows’ favour) since 1997.

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