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Charlie Dixon of the Power celebrates with fans. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The 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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The Power proved to be one of biggest disappointments of 2018. A horrendous late-season collapse that saw them lose six of their final seven games doomed the club to a 10th-place finish and a long offseason to ponder what could have been.

With a list capable of producing far more than they have of late, the pressure on Port Adelaide to rise up the ladder in 2019 will be immense. Plenty of eyes will be on the Power all season – for better or worse.

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Senior coach: Ken Hinkley
Captains: Ollie Wines, Tom Jonas
2018 finish: 10th
2018 best and fairest: Justin Westhoff
2018 leading goalkicker: Robbie Gray (36)
Premierships: 2004

2019 Team List
Sam Powell-Pepper, Ryan Burton, Paddy Ryder, Matthew Broadbent, Steven Motlop, Brad Ebert, Hamish Hartlett, Robbie Gray, Travis Boak, Tom Rockliff, Trent McKenzie, Todd Marshall, Billy Frampton, Karl Amon, Ollie Wines, Tom Clurey, Zak Butters, Jack Trengove, Connor Rozee, Xavier Duursma, Charlie Dixon, Jack Watts, Kane Farrell, Sam Hayes, Riley Bonner, Joel Garner, Willem Drew, Scott Lycett, Joe Atley, Aidyn Johnson, Dougal Howard, Darcy Byrne-Jones, Sam Mayes, Boyd Woodcock, Jake Patmore, Peter Ladhams, Justin Westhoff, Jarrod Lienert, Riley Grundy, Tom Jonas, Dan Houston, Cameron Hewett, Martin Frederick, Sam Gray, Tobin Cox, Kai Pudney

Travis Boak Port Adelaide Power AFL 2017

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