I'll wait for LR to break it down.Port Adelaide, without a finals appearance since 2017 or victory since 2014, appears at a crossroad.
With coach Ken Hinkley publicly declaring his ongoing tenure hinges on a major round berth next year, there will be keen attention on how the team performs on the field.
Off-field, the high enthusiasm of the club’s landmark foray into China four years ago has dissipated somewhat as the novelty of the team’s annual adventure fades.
Just as with the Power’s crosstown rival Adelaide’s eSports venture, the project has left many supporters scratching their heads – if not questioning whether the entire enterprise represents a gigantic distraction for a club whose stated reason for being is to win premierships.
While the football media’s attention was on the smattering of young players who returned to the club to kick off pre-season training this week, the most significant signing of Port Adelaide’s off-season could prove to be the one that took place in Shanghai just this morning.
While AFL clubs around the country focus on honing their playing lists and coaching panels, Port Adelaide this morning made a key back-room appointment that could turn out to be the biggest signing of its off-season. Could a Chinese-born diplomat who has never set foot at Alberton hold the key...indaily.com.au
What would he say if he saw the bloke from evertons ankle. That was next level bad.Just had a chat with the club orthopedic surgeon. He said of Jack Watts injury "you should have seen it...it was....Yeah. The worst I'd ever seen and I'm the surgeon for both SA clubs."