Goalkeeper Brad Jones has returned from four years in the international wilderness as Bert van Marwijk finalises his first squad as Socceroos coach.
Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak will miss Saturday's AFL pre-season game because of a hamstring injury.
With quick hits, the short-format AFLX might solve long-standing conundrums for AFL heavyweights, a sports marketing guru says.
Paceman Chadd Sayers has been drafted into Australia's Test tour of South Africa as a replacement for injured quick Jackson Bird.
Former Brisbane Lions captain Tom Rockliff will be in Port Adelaide's leadership group in his first AFL season at the South Australian club.
A blazing Jake Weatherald ton has delivered the Adelaide Strikers a 25-run win against the Hobart Hurricanes and a breakthrough BBL title.