Port Adelaide Power
Port Adelaide's flickering AFL finals hopes hinge on Sunday's home match against St Kilda, defender Matthew Broadbent says.
Rohan Connolly At three-quarter time on Saturday night, Paddy Ryder's return to an old stamping ground to take on his old side was one he probably preferred to put behind him. Thirty minutes later, it was the stuff of which he might have dreamt.
Peter Hanlon The former Bomber who has led football's part in tackling youth homelessness.
Emma Quayle The day after they were drafted, Jed Adcock met Troy Chaplin at the Maryborough Oval. After growing up in the same town, sharing rides to basketball tournaments and playing in many of the same football sides the teenagers had been sent in two very different directions: Chaplin to Port Adelaide as a first-round pick and Adcock to the Brisbane side that had just won three premierships.
Caroline Wilson Ken Hinkley has declared Port Adelaide can play finals this season but admits his pre-season fears that his team could struggle under the weight of expectation has been realised.
Adelaide champion Patrick Dangerfield declares its game on Showdown against Port Adelaide is game on
Ashley Porter While Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak has been spruiking the Showdown rivalry has gone out of the window, Adelaide champion Patrick Dangerfield has delivered the reality – it's game on again.
Adelaide's stand-in coach Scott Camporeale said training ahead of grudge match against Port Adelaide had been "unbelievable".
AFL clubs Port Adelaide and Adelaide have struck a medal in Phil Walsh's honour as part of a "final salute" to the dead coach.
Jesse Hogan The AFL and the match review panel have admitted they blundered in not charging Jay Schulz for his tackle that inadvertently knocked out Sydney's Ted Richards, and have vowed stronger action in future to protect players whose arms are pinned in tackles.