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Bombers focus on fitness as court cases swirl

Jon Pierik   As ongoing court dramas leave Essendon's players facing an uncertain start to the season, the Bombers on Saturday continued to concentrate on the only thing they can - improving their fitness.

Wagner prefers footy to 'working'

Johann Wagner, centre, The Recruit, is finding life hard but enjoyable.

Daniel Cherny   The Arabian heat was roasting Port Adelaide. Their pre-season training camp in Dubai was as brutal as expected.

Ex-girlfriend of former AFL star Nick Stevens scarred by alleged abuse, court hears

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The mother of Nick Stevens' girlfriend had to step between the pair to stop the former AFL player headbutting her, a court has heard.

Gray sticks with Power until 2018

Robbie Gray has signed with Port Adelaide until 2018.

Ronny Lerner   Robbie Gray has capped off his career-best year by signing a three-year contract extension that will keep him at Port Adelaide until the end of 2018.

Belconnen mates live an AFL 'miracle'

Port Adelaide recruit, Canberra's Logan Austin.

Chris Wilson   Same school, same club, same dream - best mates from the Belconnen Magpies, Logan Austin and Jack Steele, have been drafted to the AFL.

Best mates' AFL dreams come true

Logan Austin was picked up by Port Adelaide in the AFL draft.

David Polkinghorne   Canberra pair Jack Steele and Logan Austin have ended the ACT's five-year AFL draft drought.

Saints suss out Cripps for new role

Jason Cripps could be coming back to St Kilda.

Emma Quayle   Former St Kilda player Jason Cripps is among a number of people to have been approached by the Saints, as the club continues to seek out its next head of football.

Mark Williams diagnosed with cancer

Fighting: Mark Williams.

Michael Gleeson   Richmond assistant coach and former Port Adelaide premiership coach Mark Williams has been diagnosed with cancer

Paddy Ryder settles into new home

Paddy Ryder at his new home.

Former Essendon ruckman Paddy Ryder says he had lost his passion for football at the Bombers and his move to Port Adelaide has given him a new lease of life.

South Australian Premier called in over oval row

Should the SANFL refuse to budge further on the profit sharing arrangement, the state government is expected to reshape the Adelaide Oval management structure.

Caroline Wilson   The Adelaide Crows and Port Adelaide have turned to Premier Jay Weatherill to resolve the crippling Adelaide Oval impasse.

Port Adelaide faces $2 million loss

Port Adelaide will post a substantial operating loss, despite on-field success.

Caroline Wilson   Port Adelaide will post a loss of close to $2 million this year, despite the club recording record attendances, membership and a top-four finish.

2015 AFL fixture: Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide's fixture for the 2015 home and away season

Ryder could be the first Bomber to strike a deal

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Jon Pierik   Departed Bomber Paddy Ryder looms as the player who could be the first to move to terminate the anti-doping case against him and strike a deal with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.

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Gorringe hits back at critics

Daniel Gorringe is staying at the Suns.

Daniel Cherny   Gold Coast ruckman Daniel Gorringe has lashed out at his detractors after being left stranded at the Suns despite requesting a trade back to his native South Australia.

Paddy Ryder deal done

Paddy Ryder.

Jake Niall   A deal involving Brownlow medallist Adam Cooney has delivered Paddy Ryder to Port Adelaide.

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Port 'sets benchmark' for sports science

High-performance manager Darren Burgess.

Jon Pierik   Australia's peak body for sports scientists hopes Port Adelaide has set an example by becoming the first AFL club to have its entire sports science department require official accreditation.

Foot scans end Trengove-to-Tigers deal

Ronny Lerner   Jack Trengove’s proposed switch to Richmond in this trade period suffered a mortal blow on Tuesday after scans revealed the former Melbourne skipper re-aggravated the navicular injury in his left foot.

Voss joins Port Adelaide

Former Brisbane champion and coach Michael Voss.

Caroline Wilson   Michael Voss’ decision to quit his various media roles and join Port Adelaide has signalled the triple premiership captain’s desire to return to senior coaching in future.

Essendon, Port Adelaide to keep talking on Paddy Ryder

Fresh negotiations: Paddy Ryder.

Emma Quayle, Michael Gleeson and Jake Niall   Essendon and Port Adelaide must restart negotiations over Paddy Ryder, who could still make it to the Power without having to take his club to the AFL's grievance tribunal.

Paddy Ryder would face a tough fight before AFL grievance tribunal, say lawyers

Paddy Ryder is only two years into a four-year deal with Essendon, having re-signed midway through 2012.

Jon Pierik   Disgruntled Essendon ruckman Paddy Ryder could find it hard to win his case before the AFL grievance tribunal because he played on for two seasons after the club's supplements saga erupted, lawyers claim.