Port Adelaide have won their second game on the bounce and brought Carlton back down to earth in the process, easing past the wasteful Blues in a 28-point win at the MCG.
Coming off two consecutive wins, Carlton had hoped to make the Power their first big scalp but were left to rue wasted opportunities in the first half as Port Adelaide gradually kicked away to prevail 15.6 (96) to 9.14 (68) in front of 32,893 fans.
Robbie Gray booted three goals – along with Mitch Georgiades – and provided a touch of class throughout.
Ollie Wines (32 touches), Karl Amon (28) and Darcy Byrne-Jones (24) were typically influential while Aliir Aliir was excellent down back.
Carlton young gun Sam Walsh continued his great start to the year, racking up 29…