Port Adelaide Power

Port Adelaide PowerThe Port Adelaide Power were admitted to the AFL in 1997, being promoted from the South Australian state league and changing their nickname from the Magpies to do so. They are best known for their dominance of the early 2000s, culminating in premiership success in 2004.

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Port Adelaide finally made good on years of promise in 2017, winning 14 games to qualify for the finals in 5th position. Their season came to an end in the elimination finals however, with the Power suffering a heartbreaking after-the-siren loss in extra time to West Coast.

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Senior coach: Ken Hinkley
Captain: Travis Boak
2017 finish: 5th (7th after finals)
2017 best and fairest: Paddy Ryder
2017 leading goalkicker: Charlie Dixon (49)
Premierships: 2004

2017 Team List
Travis Boak, Sam Powell-Pepper, Jake Neade, Patrick Ryder, Matthew Broadbent, Angus Monfries, Brad Ebert, Hamish Harlett, Robbie Gray, Aaron Young, Jackson Trengove, Todd Marshall, Billy Frampton, Karl Amon, Ollie Wines, Tom Clurey, Jimmy Toumpas, Matthew White, Chad Wingard, Jared Polec, Charlie Dixon, Matthew Lobbe, Jarman Impey, Logan Austin, Riley Bonner, Brett Eddy, Willem Drew, Jasper Pittard, Joe Atley, Aidyn Johnson, Douglas Howard, Darcy Byrne-Jones, Will Snelling, Jack Hombsch, Jesse Palmer, Peter Ladhams, Justin Westhoff, Jarrod Lienert, Brendon Ah Chee, Tom Jonas, Dan Houston, Cameron Hewett, Emmanuel Irra, Sam Gray, Nathan Krakouer

Travis Boak Port Adelaide Power AFL 2017

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Last updated: 9 November, 2017

Port Adelaide Power Articles

Power play: Port Adelaide’s bold moves will pay dividends… Eventually

Power play: Port Adelaide’s bold moves will pay dividends… Eventually

by , 10 Nov 2017

Port Adelaide’s moves in this year’s trade period are those of a club that believes they are firmly in the premiership window, after some say they prematurely made a preliminary final in 2014.

Port Power and Jack Watts, an unholy union

Port Power and Jack Watts, an unholy union

by , 27 Oct 2017

Seemingly lost amidst the hoopla surrounding Port Adelaide’s trade period acquisitions is whether the Jack Watts-Port Adelaide Power union is viable for both parties.

Demons defend paying Jack Watts to play for Port

Demons defend paying Jack Watts to play for Port

by , 25 Oct 2017

Melbourne chief executive Peter Jackson has defended the decision to pay some of discarded top pick Jack Watts’ salary as part of his trade to Port Adelaide.

AFL headed back to China in 2018

AFL headed back to China in 2018

by , 24 Oct 2017

Port Adelaide and Gold Coast will renew their on-field AFL rivalry in Shanghai next season but the ugly off-field guernsey stoush is over.

What Jack Watts’ departure from Melbourne could mean

What Jack Watts’ departure from Melbourne could mean

by , 18 Oct 2017

As the late Dean Bailey once said, “the club is always bigger than the individual”.

Jack Watts completes Port Adelaide’s perfect trade period

Jack Watts completes Port Adelaide’s perfect trade period

by , 17 Oct 2017

This year’s fashionable flat track bully has pulled off a recruiting spree to rival any in recent years. Port Adelaide had an up and down 2017, but if all goes to plan, the ups will be much higher next season.

Port Adelaide’s classy Motlop moves leave the Crows looking silly

Port Adelaide’s classy Motlop moves leave the Crows looking silly

by , 16 Oct 2017 Popular article!

From the outside looking in, the Adelaide Crows’ handling of this year’s trade period hasn’t been as classy as it could have.

Free agent Steven Motlop nominates Power

Free agent Steven Motlop nominates Power

by , 13 Oct 2017

Port Adelaide are set to land another big-name AFL recruit, with Geelong goalsneak Steven Motlop nominating them as his new home.

Rockliff cleared to join the Power

Rockliff cleared to join the Power

by , 12 Oct 2017

Port Adelaide can turn their attention to other prospective deals, with Brisbane clearing the way on Wednesday for former skipper Tom Rockliff to join the Power as a free agent.

The Tom Rockliff decision – Carlton or Port Adelaide?

The Tom Rockliff decision – Carlton or Port Adelaide?

by , 3 Oct 2017

AFL free agency opens for 2017 on Friday, and while the year has seen the list of prospective free agents whittled down significantly, there are still some big names there, including former Brisbane Lions captain Tom Rockliff.


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