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Plugger flogs Adelaide 1991

Michael  November 22, 2010 10:35 AM

One of my favourite days at Moorabbin was watching the return of Plugger to the team from behind the Saints goals, round 7 1991. It was his first game against Adelaide, he kicked the first goal of the match within a couple of minutes and was looking set to break the all time goals kicked in a match record by half time. Nicky Winmar returned to the team on the same day and with Gilbert McAdam, Plugger was fed lace out all day. The Adelaide defenders just new to the big time weren't going anywhere near him. He finished with 12 or 13 for the match and it was only fatigue that didn't get him to the holy grail of 19 goals that day. Brilliant.