Port Adelaide Power

Port coach hands reins to assistant for pre-season

Caroline Wilson   In what has emerged as the most surprising coaching handover of the 2015 pre-season, Matthew Nicks will replace Ken Hinkley for the next fortnight of NAB Challenge games.

Hinkley has 'no answer' on Ryder and Monfries

Angus Monfries will not play in the NAB Challenge.

Daniel Cherny   Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says he has “no answer” to when Power players Paddy Ryder and Angus Monfries will be free to play for the club..

Hinkley: No need to lower rotations cap

Ken Hinkley believes the game is in good shape.

Daniel Cherny   Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley has poured cold water on Adelaide counterpart Phil Walsh’s idea to further reduce the AFL’s interchange cap.

Ryder, Monfries to play Port trial game

Angus Monfries.

Port Adelaide duo Paddy Ryder and Angus Monfries, awaiting anti-doping verdicts, will play an internal trial match on Friday night as it's not an AFL sanctioned game.

Hawks, Swans, Port head the pack: Cats coach

Chris Scott says the gap between third and the fifth and sixth sides has closed in "very recent" times.

Jake Niall   Geelong coach Chris Scott agrees that Hawthorn, Sydney and Port Adelaide deserve to be rated slightly ahead of the pack in this year's premiership race, but says the Cats can still contend for the flag in 2015.

Wines elevated to Port leadership group

Port Adelaide's Ollie Wines.

Ronny Lerner   Ollie Wines’ meteoric rise through the AFL ranks continued on Wednesday when he was included in Port Adelaide’s leadership group.

The Super Bowl culture that the AFL should avoid

Port Adelaide's Jay Schulz leaps for a big pack mark during the preliminary final match against Hawthorn at the MCG in September last year.

Jake Niall   Back in December, as AFL clubs were about to go on their Christmas break, an AFL coach explained the logic behind an audacious Port Adelaide tactic that had helped Port to power home late in the preliminary final and nearly topple the Hawks.

Bombers focus on fitness as court cases swirl

Water torture: Jobe Watson (centre) and Brendan Goddard (left) lead the Bombers to dry land.

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

Illustration: Matt Golding

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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