Port Adelaide Power
2:44pm Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak will offer his services to try and convince disgruntled ruckman Paddy Ryder to join the AFL club.
2:09pm AFL coaches and umpires often disagree and the Brownlow Medal historically has been no different.
LIAM MANNIX 2:09pm Robbie Gray is the man most likely to hurt the bookies come the end of the Brownlow count.
ROHAN CONNOLLY A proud Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley lauded the efforts of his young side which came so close to a grand final berth on Saturday night, but also warned that the Power would need to keep improving to continue its climb from near the foot of the AFL ladder to a potential premiership.
JAKE NIALL Hawthorn sets up a dream AFL grand final against its former favourite son Lance Franklin.
EMMA QUAYLE Hawthorn will play Sydney in next week's grand final for a shot at its 12th premiership and second set of back-to-back flags, in the most dramatic possible reunion with former star forward Lance Franklin after his defection last year.
ROHAN CONNOLLY Port Adelaide charged through a gap against Fremantle. Now it knows what it feels to be like on the opposite side.
Coach Ken Hinkley has ordered Port Adelaide players to fight fire with fire when confronted by Hawthorn's intimidation tactics in Saturday's AFL preliminary final.
MARTIN FLANAGAN David Koch's grandfather drove a tractor at a saltworks and the family lived in the Port Adelaide area. His father, Dean, who played footy with Port Adelaide reserves, married a girl who lived over the road, Yvonne Neal. The Neals were a Welsh-Australian clan and also strong Port Adelaide supporters.
ROHAN CONNOLLY Port Adelaide goes into Saturday night's preliminary final against Hawthorn at the MCG not having met the Hawks there since the low point in its AFL history three years ago. Much has changed.
The Opposition Analyst The Opposition Analyst, who works in that role at an AFL club, looks at Saturday's preliminary final.
GARRY LYON It wouldn't have been lost on anyone how Port Adelaide engineered its stirring comeback against Fremantle last weekend.
ASHLEY PORTER Ken Hinkley used his final media conference before the Hawthorn adventure to express his support for his good friend Brenton Sanderson, with whom he shared memorable and successful finals campaigns at Geelong.
ASHLEY PORTER The final questions on the Hawthorn-Port Adelaide preliminary final.
DANIEL CHERNY Live coverage of the naming of AFL teams for the third week of the finals.
JESSE HOGAN Cyril Rioli's near three-month absence from playing is set to end this weekend in the VFL, as Hawthorn prepares for him to make a dramatic return for next weekend's grand final.
EMMA QUAYLE When Ollie Wines flew home from the draft two years ago and started packing for Port Adelaide, he looked so white and worried that his mother told him he didn't have to go.
JESSE HOGAN Head-to-head form during the regular season is not necessarily consequential when it comes to finals. For this year's four preliminary finalists, that argument is stronger than usual.
WAYNE CAREY Preliminary finals are unlike any other match in September. They're played with the intensity of a grand final, yet the pain of losing one can arguably be more excruciating.
WILL BRODIE Port Lincoln forward Johann Wagner has become a Port Adelaide rookie after being chosen as the winner of the Fox reality TV series The Recruit.
He's a livewire indigenous forward dubbed an X-factor in Saturday's AFL preliminary final - but he's not Cyril Rioli.
Port Adelaide want to lure disgruntled ruckman Paddy Ryder from Essendon, describing him as a fantastic potential recruit.
BOB MURPHY The game may have taken a pummelling, but finals footy brings back the joy.
JON PIERIK Port Adelaide's goal-kicking capabilities have been reinforced in two stunning September wins, but Hawthorn defender Josh Gibson is confident his team has the versatility to quell a Power uprising.
Caroline Wilson and Jake Niall Essendon forward/ruckman Paddy Ryder met Brisbane Lions on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a possible move to the Lions.
CAROLINE WILSON Preliminary finalists Port Adelaide could become a genuine bidder for disenchanted Bomber Paddy Ryder as D-Day approaches for a decision from the 26-year-old who was due on Tuesday to hold another set of separate talks both with Essendon and his manager Paul Connors.
JON PIERIK Hawthorn forward Jack Gunston✓ hopes an intense fortnight of training will help avoid another preliminary-final heart burner, when the Hawks confront a buoyant Port Adelaide on Saturday.
Brad Ebert says Port Adelaide's remarkable record late in games comes from the mind as much as the body.