Adelaide looked destined for a Round Nine loss to North Melbourne in May, 2013.
Trailing by 30 points, midway through the final term, it would have taken a small miracle to claim the four points.
Out of nowhere, former Crow Sam Kerridge booted a goal to shave the margin to 24 points… and a small sliver of hope emerged.
More than six game minutes later, Kerridge booted another - but the margin still stood at 17 points with four minutes left on the clock.
A goal from Richard Douglas, another goal from Kerridge, and the clock read 1.48. One goal down, 124 to 118.
Young Crow Jared Petrenko snapped, but missed, meaning one straight kick would give Adelaide the lead.
With 50 seconds remaining, it looked like a write-off after Drew Petrie was awarded a free kick on the Crows’ forward flank… until a contest on the wing.
30 seconds left, Jenkins gathered, passed off to Kerridge who booted it long into the forward line where Petrenko waited for the ball over the back… soccer off the ground, goal. Win.
Defender Brent Reilly, who watched the final moment in the flesh, told The Optus Crows Show it was a “remarkable game” to be involved in.
“It was his (Petrenko’s) role as a small forward, to crumb that contest,” Reilly said.
“Pup had played a pretty good game that day, and ended up in the right spot at the right time.
“I was anxious as to why he didn’t pick the ball, but he had a crack off the ground and it was a great goal.”
Seven years on, Reilly said the game was one you would “always remember”.
“When you’re playing away, playing in Melbourne, it’s always good to win those games… but to be down by four and come back like that, it’s always one of those games you remember,” he said.
Also on The Optus Crows Show this week, a look back at the blockbuster clash with Sydney in Round Six, 2012 and a quick catch up with senior coach Matthew Nicks.
The Optus Crows Show airs on Channel 7 in Adelaide at 1pm ACST on Sunday.
Interstate fans can watch the full episode shortly after on afc.com.au.