Port Adelaide Power

Port coach proud of team's efforts despite missing finals

Andrew Stafford   Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley said he was proud of his team's efforts in continuing to play out the season strongly, despite it being clear for many weeks that the Power would be unable to make the finals.

Power too slick for Suns in dour affair

Off-load: The Suns’ Touk Miller gets the ball away under  pressure.

Andrew Stafford   Both Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns had little but old-fashioned pride to play for.

Degree of difficulty multiplying as Hawks chase their three-peat

Jake Niall

Jake Niall   The Hawks were nothing less than lethargic against Port Adelaide. It is not the only time this season that they've been unable to produce their full throttle intensity.

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Hawks in damage control over Hodge bump

Luke Hodge and Chad Wingard exchange words during Friday's match.

Jon Pierik   Hawthorn star Jarryd Roughead says the Hawks would have no fear beginning a finals campaign in Perth, as the Hawks went into damage control over Luke Hodge's head-high bump on Chad Wingard which threatens his finals campaign.

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Power surge to clip Hawks' wings

Hawthorn captain Luke Hodge bumps into Chad Wingard very close to the goalpost.

Jon Pierik   Hawthorn's hopes of a top-two finish. and the resultant benefits of this through the finals, have been dealt a crippling blow, and could be compounded by a controversial third-term incident involving skipper Luke Hodge.

Clarkson defends Hodge's bump on Wingard

Luke Hodge and Chad Wingard exchange words during Friday's match.

Larissa Nicholson   Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson has defended his skipper Luke Hodge over a high bump in the third quarter of Hawthorn's loss to Port Adelaide on Friday night.

Shoulder surgery ends Trengove AFL season

Out for the season: Port's Jackson Trengove.

Port Adelaide defender Jackson Trengove has had a shoulder reconstruction and will miss the remainder of the AFL season.

Giants may lose Davis for remainder of season

Cameron McCarthy of the Giants wrestles with Travis Boak of the Power during Saturday's match.

Ashley Porter   GWS Giants co-captain Phil Davis suffered a serious left hamstring injury against Port Adelaide on Saturday and may miss the rest of the season – including finals, should they get there.

Port Adelaide pull plug on GWS finals hopes

Matthew White of the Power handballs as he is tackled during Saturday's match against GWS.

Ashley Porter   Port Adelaide responded to being labelled the biggest disappointment of the season by virtually wrecking Greater Western Sydney's chances making the finals for the first time.

Why the kick-in hasn't kicked on

Kicking himself: Tiger Bachar Houli was criticised for an errant kick-in late in his team's loss to Fremantle.

Peter Hanlon   Restarting play after a behind is a tougher gig than ever.

Support for Phil Walsh fellowship

Crows head coach Phil Walsh is pictured prior to the round nine AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the Fremantle Dockers Adelaide Oval on May 30, 2015 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Jon Pierik   Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says there is merit in initiating a permanent international scholarship in honour of former Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, but has cautioned it requires thorough planning.

Port Adelaide has a Dog of a day

Not impressed: Port Adelaide head coach Ken Hinkley and assistant Michael Voss lament Port’s 64-point humiliating loss to the Bulldogs on Saturday.

Rohan Connolly   Port Adelaide's season of unfulfilled expectations finally fell apart at the seams against the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, earning the Power a stinging rebuke from coach Ken Hinkley.

Classy Bulldogs overpower Port Adelaide

Marcus Bontempelli

Rohan Connolly   It's been a disappointing year for Port Adelaide, but the Power's best is still pretty good, and less than 15 minutes into this clash, not a single fan of the home team wouldn't have been feeling like their side was about to be on the wrong end of it.

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Port swoop before Lions to snatch Charlie Dixon

Not following the sun:  Is Charlie Dixon headed to Port Adelaide?

Caroline Wilson   Port Adelaide appears to have stolen a march on the Brisbane Lions for the second successive year with the Power looking likely to secure the services of Gold Coast forward Charlie Dixon on a five-year agreement.

Port's Wines to miss season

Port Adelaide's Ollie Wines will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury.

Larissa Nicholson   Ollie Wines was set to go under the knife on Wednesday night and will miss the rest of the AFL season, Port Adelaide confirmed.

Wasteful Saints go down to Port

Jake Neade celebrates a goal with Matthew Lobbe.

Ashley Porter   Alan Richardson should have waited until Monday before signing his well-deserved new contract to coach St Kilda after losing to Port Adelaide at Adelaide Oval.

Wines off after dislocating shoulder

Ollie Wines was subbed off.

Ashley Porter   The rest of Port Adelaide midfielder Ollie Wines' season is in doubt after the young gun dislocated his shoulder.

Saving Jason Cripps

Recovered: Port's Jason Cripps.

Emma Quayle   Incredible luck - and the quick thinking of his friends and colleagues - helped saved Jason Cripps' life after he collapsed of a heart attack in Perth last month.

Saints clash key to Port AFL aspirations

Not talking about finals: Matthew Broadbent of the Power.

Port Adelaide's flickering AFL finals hopes hinge on Sunday's home match against St Kilda, defender Matthew Broadbent says.

Ryder leaves Dons lamenting

Patrick Ryder

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.