How to watch Port Adelaide Power vs Adelaide Crows AFL live and match preview

Posted: 8 May 2021 9:40 am
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The Crows welcome back skipper Rory Sloane for a critical Showdown 49 against Port this weekend.

SUMMARY: Power vs Crows is on Channel 7 in South Australia. Anywhere else in the country you need access to Fox Footy. You can watch for free on Kayo Sports using this 14-day trial.

Showdown 49 is a crucial match for these teams after both suffered defeats last weekend. The Power (5-2 record) will be looking to cement their top-four status, while the Crows (3-4) have an opportunity to break into the top eight.

Port have been accused of being flat-track bullies, dominating the lower-ranked sides but struggling against the AFL heavyweights. They are expected to beat the Crows, then can help dispel that theory when they take on the Western Bulldogs the following round.

When is Port Adelaide vs Adelaide Crows?

Showdown 49 begins at 7:10pm local time (7:40pm AEST) at Adelaide Oval on Saturday 8 May.

How to watch Port vs Adelaide live

Channel 7 and Foxtel share the rights to AFL matches in Australia. While Channel 7 shows a limited number of games per round, you can get every game live on Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports.

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Stream Port vs Adelaide on Kayo

Kayo Sports offers a way for you to access Fox Sports without committing to Foxtel. If you haven't tried it yet, Kayo offers a 14-day free trial. After the trial, the subscription options are $25 per month to watch on 2 screens or $35 per month for a third screen. It's all in our Kayo Sports review.

If you like a range of sports to watch live and in HD, Kayo has more than 50 for you to choose from. Motorsport fans can check out Formula 1, MotoGP, V8 Supercars or IndyCar. There is also NRL, the NBA playoff race and much more.

It also boasts a range of special features to add to your viewing experience. SplitView lets you watch up to four sports at once on the same screen. Interactive Stats, No Spoilers and a Key Moments timeline are also available.

Kayo is compatible with Macs and PCs, iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, Sony Bravia TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later).

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Port vs Crows match preview

Crowd restrictions have been eased for Showdown 49, meaning a full capacity of fans can sing the traditional spine-tingling "Never Tear Us Apart" for Port home matches at the derby.

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Adelaide will be boosted by the return of Sloane from an eye injury (detached retina). The 31-year-old's likely inclusion is massive for the Crows, who are trying to snap a 3-match losing streak.

Just like it was documented last season in Amazon Prime doco Making Their Mark, the Crows need Sloane desperately to help their young side. They're coming off their worst performance of the season, a 67-point thumping at the hands of the Giants.

The Power are hoping to have their former skipper Travis Boak back from a thigh injury. They sorely missed the veteran warrior in their loss to the Lions last weekend. Charlie Dixon has been under the microscope after kicking just 10 goals from 7 games this season. Look for him to click into gear soon. We're predicting Port to win by 17 points.

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. We have also broken down the full 2021 AFL draw.

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