The miserable start of Melbourne season in the season continued with a loss of 16 points to Port Adelaide in Adelaide Oval on Friday night.
Portsmouth Sam Gray started four goals in a victory of 12.16 (88) to 11.6 (72) on his side on Friday night at Adelaide Oval.
The last northern racer fell to the fifth loss in six matches, with convincing Luke McDonald, hampered by a knee injury.
POWER HOLD OUT ROOS Complete match and statistics
McDonald floated from the pitch in the second quarter, but returned with his right knee tied and in clear discomfort in the last half.
The Port jumped to Roos early, raising five goals in two to win 17 points lead.
The power, by penalizing three goals in the first half, increased its lead to 28 points in the halftime.
– AFL (@ AFL) April 26, 2019