With the firepower of controversial ahead Taylor Walker, coach Matthew Nicks says Adelaide are again within the AFL battle.
Walker’s five-goal haul towards Richmond propelled the Crows to a 19-point win on Saturday.
The spearhead booted 4 targets final week in his comeback from a six-game ban for a racist slur.
Taylor Walker was banned for six video games final season for utilizing a racial slur
After his comeback, Nicks famous: ‘I do know he’s a greater individual.’
After Saturday’s victory, Nicks is aware of the Crows are clearly higher for having Walker again.
‘He’s that pumped for our group,’ Nicks mentioned.
‘You see what he does individually for that group, he hits the scoreboard as he does, his expertise.
The Crows star booted 5 targets as Adelaide beat Richmond 101-82 at house on Saturday
After kicking 4 targets as he made his comeback towards Essendon final week
‘However he has received an enormous grin on his face as a result of he’s having fun with being amongst a win.
‘He has given us that presence forward of the ball.
‘He challenges the opposition and when he will get his alternatives, he finishes in entrance of objective.’
With Walker, Nicks believed Adelaide may need turned a major nook with their win over the Tigers.
Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks believes Walker is a ‘higher individual’ following his ban
Adelaide completed backside in Nicks’ first 12 months in cost in 2020, enhancing to fifteenth final season.
However now, Nicks mentioned: ‘We’re enjoying the model of footy we wish to play.
‘It’s now locking that in and doing that persistently.’
And insists the Crows are within the hunt for the finals, regardless of shedding three of their first 5 video games
The Crows have two wins from 5 video games this 12 months, their defeats embrace by one level to Fremantle and 4 factors to Essendon.
‘You’re gutted and devastated when you might have a loss that’s shut and we now have performed that all year long,’ Nicks mentioned.
‘However we now have learnt a lot in these weeks.
‘The place are we at? I do know we’re within the battle.’