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Jon Pierik

Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.

Cricketer turned football Alex Keath is fighting for his spot on Adelaide's list.

Former cricketer fights for AFL future

While one young multi-sport star will soon have a major call to make, another who had been in the same situation is hoping for a strong finish to his football season.

Patrick Dangerfield continues to prove a hard man to stop. This week it's Port Adelaide's turn.

Power won't tag Dangerfield, says Hinkley

Ken Hinkley says coaches can go "crazy" worrying how to negate Geelong's potent midfield but he claims he will not send a specialist tagger to the man who could destroy his Port Adelaide side on Thursday night.