MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – APRIL 13: Alex Keath of the Adelaide Crows is tackled by Jack Ziebell of the Kangaroos during the 2019 AFL round 04 match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Adelaide Crows at Marvel Stadium on April 13, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/AFL Photos)
Crows defender Alex Keath has earned a call-up to the AFL Team of the Week after a strong performance against North Melbourne in Round Four.
Despite Adelaide losing by 12 points at Marvel Stadium on Saturday, Keath managed 20 disposals, eight contested possessions and five rebound-50s.
The tall defender also grabbed a game-high 14 marks – five more than the next highest Crows player (Rory Laird with nine).
The 27-year-old is enjoying a break-out start to the season and has played every game in 2019.
Round Four Team of the Week
B: Shannon Hurn (West Coast), Alex Keath (Adelaide), Dylan Grimes (Richmond)
HB: Brandon Ellis (Richmond), Cale Hooker (Essendon), Jasper Pittard (North Melbourne)
C: Tom Phillips (Collingwood), Sebastian Ross (St Kilda), Lachie Whitfield (GWS)
HF: Nathan Jones (Melbourne), Jeremy Cameron (GWS), Jack Billings (St Kilda)
F: Anthony McDonald-Tipungwuti (Essendon), Tom Lynch (Richmond), Brad Ebert (Port Adelaide)
FOL: Brodie Grundy (Collingwood), Patrick Cripps (Carlton), Marcus Bontempelli (Western Bulldogs)
INT: Max Gawn (Melbourne), Zach Merrett (Essendon), Stephen Coniglio (GWS), David Mundy (Fremantle)
Crows in AFL.com.au’s Team of the Week
R1 – Nil
R2 – B.Crouch
R3 – Nil
R4 – A.Keath
Source: Adelaide Crows website