Where most see a hoodoo, Adelaide coach Don Pyke sees an opportunity.
Midfielder Rory Sloane will be joined by former cricketer Alex Keath in the Adelaide side to play Geelong in Friday night's AFL heavyweight battle.
Adelaide could delay a decision on star onballer Rory Sloane's fitness until the day of their looming AFL blockbuster against Geelong.
Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley says looking at the AFL ladder is futile ahead of his finals-bound team's danger game against lowly North Melbourne.
Adelaide stalwart Scott Thompson's AFL career isn't finished despite being dumped from the side, Crows coach Don Pyke said.
When Port Adelaide drafted Ollie Wines in 2012, the Victorian's distraught father had a blunt message for the AFL club: he'll only stay for two years.