Adelaide are now 3-1 after taking care of North Melbourne by 41 points at Marvel Stadium on Sunday.
The final scores read Adelaide 16. 13 (109) def North Melbourne 10.8 (68).
The Kangaroos showed improved effort after their 128-point thrashing to the Bulldogs last week, but were always going to struggle after losing Luke McDonald (pectoral injury) and Cameron Zurhaar (concussion) early in the game.
David Noble’s side led by four points at the last break before being ran down by the Crows in the final term.
North Melbourne club great David King told Fox Footy post-match that “something has to give” after the Kangaroos’ poor last quarter.
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