Crows co-captain Taylor Walker has conceded his contest with West Coast’s Shannon Hurn looked “pretty ordinary”.
Speaking on Triple M’s Roo & Ditts on Tuesday, Walker said the incident was not an example he wanted to set for teammates.
“If I had my time again, I’d do it a little bit better,” Walker said.
“You look at the vision and it’s not good to watch.
“I saw Hurn coming and tried to spin but stood up too quickly… I put my hand up (for it).”
Walker discussed the contest with Crows coach Don Pyke on Monday.
“We had a quick chat, and he’s of similar views, just take the ball next time,” Walker said.
“As a skipper, I wouldn’t want any one of my players to do it.”
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Adelaide suffered its fifth loss of the season on Saturday, despite leading by 33 points early in the third quarter.
Walker said the Crows played “a bit reactive” late in the game.
“Two things we weren’t able to do were win our contested ball and make it a pressure kick for (West Coast) defenders,” he said.
“They got on top through the midfield and we weren’t able to sustain our pressure.”
Adelaide’s attention now turns to Darwin where the Crows will take on Melbourne at TIO Stadium on Saturday night.
“I reckon it will be a little bit slippery at night (in Darwin), it tends to get a bit humid,” Walker said.
“I’m looking forward to it, some warm weather.”