Former No.1 AFL draft pick Jack Watts has retired from football ahead of minor premier Port Adelaide’s finals campaign, citing the mental and physical toll in trying to recover from a horror leg injury.
Adelaide’s acting captain Tom Doedee will miss the rest of the AFL season because of a hamstring injury.
Adelaide plunged to club-record depths with a 23-point AFL loss to St Kilda on Monday night.
Port Adelaide veteran Tom Rockliff will be axed for Sunday’s AFL game against GWS.
Port Adelaide players face a pre-dawn wake-up to get to their Sunday AFL game on time.
The AFL is exploring all options to continue its season after fresh Queensland coronavirus protocols threw fixturing into chaos.