Port Adelaide has each participant on its checklist match, wholesome and accessible for Friday evening’s preliminary remaining in opposition to Richmond after Xavier Duursma and Todd Marshall each hit the observe at Alberton on Sunday.

Duursma had been nursing a sore chest and neck after he was concussed within the qualifying remaining win over Geelong whereas the membership was additionally monitoring Marshall’s shoulder which he damage within the first quarter however performed by means of in opposition to the Cats.

Each skilled on Sunday and moved freely with no strapping on Marshall’s shoulder because the membership declared him a sure starter.

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Todd Marshall showed no signs of a shoulder injury when he trained on Sunday. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraTodd Marshall confirmed no indicators of a shoulder harm when he skilled on Sunday. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).

Extremely, given the condensed season — which was anticipated to trigger soft-tissue havoc throughout the competitors — Port Adelaide doesn’t have a single participant on its harm checklist this week that means Justin Westhoff, Mitch Georgiades, Sam Mayes, Boyd Woodcock and Jarrod Lienert who’ve all performed senior footy this season are unable to crack the senior facet.

There was no holding back Xavier Duursma either having recovered from a concussion and chest and neck soreness. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraThere was no holding again Xavier Duursma both having recovered from a concussion and chest and neck soreness. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).

The Tigers’ harm checklist consists of Ivan Soldo and Jack Higgins however their group from the Spherical 11 loss to Port Adelaide will look decidedly completely different this week with seven gamers who missed that recreation all again within the facet together with Trent Cotchin, Jack Graham, Toby Nankervis, Shane Edwards, Bachar Houli, David Astbury and Dion Prestia.

Whereas Scott Lycett is the one premiership participant on Port Adelaide’s checklist, 21 of Richmond’s 22 from Friday evening’s semi-final win over St Kilda had performed in a flag.

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“I believe Richmond are a special facet to what we performed all year long, they’ve acquired some gifted guys (who’ve) come again in and have proven over the previous couple of years they’re a compelled to be reckoned with and are in good kind,” Port Adelaide’s All-Australian defender Darcy Byrne-Jones informed ABC Grandstand on Sunday.

“So we’re going to should play our greatest footy to win.

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Ollie Wines has been in career-best form this past month. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraOllie Wines has been in career-best kind this previous month. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
There was no holding back Xavier Duursma either having recovered from a concussion and chest and neck soreness. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraThere was no holding again Xavier Duursma both having recovered from a concussion and chest and neck soreness. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).

“Coaching has been fairly good, all through the finals collection we’ve been lucky to ramp up coaching and do a bit extra contact work and the boys have actually relished that, and the contested facet of the sport is one thing we delight ourselves on.

Scott Lycett (second from right) is the only premiership player on Port Adelaide’s list. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraScott Lycett (second from proper) is the one premiership participant on Port Adelaide’s checklist. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).

“So we’ve tried to generate as a lot vitality as potential as a result of as we discovered in opposition to Geelong it takes a step up in finals and might be going to go up one other stage this week.

“We haven’t actually sat down and mentioned Tom (Lynch), he’s barely completely different to Tom Hawkins, he will get up the bottom a bit extra so what match-up we go along with I’m not too certain but it surely’s going to be a bunch effort (from) the again six or seven to attempt to get in his method and assist out within the air, and take care of these small guys on the bottom who apply actually good stress.”

Charlie Dixon lets fly at training. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraCharlie Dixon lets fly at coaching. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
Then hands out a few instructions to Steven Motlop and Peter Ladhams. Picture: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).
media_cameraThen palms out just a few directions to Steven Motlop and Peter Ladhams. Image: Daniel Kalisz (Getty).

Richmond defender Dylan Grimes described the Energy as a “terrific facet” and would pose an enormous check for the reigning premier.

“They’re in nice kind and so as to add to that problem we’re taking part in them on their dwelling deck and in opposition to a hostile crowd,” Grimes stated.

“Dimma stated it after the (Spherical 11) recreation, the scoreboard flattered us final time, we had been a good method off Port Adelaide on the evening.

“I felt like one factor they did rather well was they simply countered each punch that we threw by way of ball motion and we’ve learnt so much from that recreation I really feel.

“I believe we acquired a style of what the problem will likely be like in that we’ve seen their system however they’re only a nice facet, they’ve so many tips, so many good gamers and a terrific group system so irrespective of the way you take a look at it it’s going to be a troublesome recreation.

“I’m assured however on the similar time I’m a realist concerning the problem forward, they completed on prime of the ladder for a purpose and Charlie Dixon has been in terrific kind so that you come up in opposition to that problem and also you’re absolutely conscious it’s going to be a tough and difficult evening.”

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