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Power lose stars as Blues go in unchanged for huge Thursday night clash


The teams are officially in for the Round 12 Thursday night clash between Port Adelaide and Carlton at the Adelaide Oval.

In a battle between two top eight sides, is this the game that the Power finally stamp themselves as true contenders in 2024?

The home side have lost Connor Rozee to an ankle sprain and Willie Rioli to a calf. They’ve brought in Charlie Dixon and Francis Evans, while Ivan Soldo replaces Jordon Sweet.

As for the Blues, they go in unchanged following their win over Gold Coast, choosing not to recall either Jesse Motlop or Caleb Marchbank who were available for selection.

Check out the teams for Thursday’s clash below - teams now name five on the bench with the sub to be revealed pre-match.

Port Adelaide

IN: Charlie Dixon, Ivan Soldo, Francis Evans

OUT: Willie Rioli (Injured), Jordon Sweet (Omitted), Connor Rozee (Injured)

B: Kane Farrell, Esava Ratugolea, Brandon Zerk-Thatcher
HB: Miles Bergman, Aliir Aliir, Dan Houston
C: Travis Boak, Ollie Wines, Willem Drew
HF: Darcy Byrne-Jones, Todd Marshall, Mitch Georgiades
F: Zak Butters, Charlie Dixon, Lachie Jones
FOLL: Ivan Soldo, Jason Horne-Francis, Jed McEntee
I/C: Jackson Mead, Jeremy Finlayson, Francis Evans, Ryan Burton, Jase Burgoyne

Emerg: Jordon Sweet, Tom Clurey, Tom Anastasopoulos


IN: -

OUT: -

B: Adam Saad, Jacob Weitering, Zac Williams
HB: Brodie Kemp, Mitch McGovern, Nic Newman
C: Oliver Hollands, Patrick Cripps, Elijah Hollands
HF: Lachie Fogarty, Harry McKay, Matt Owies
F: George Hewett, Charlie Curnow, Matt Kennedy
FOLL: Tom De Koning, Sam Walsh, Alex Cincotta
I/C: Lachie Cowan, Jack Carroll, Blake Acres, Jordan Boyd, Orazio Fantasia

Emerg: Corey Curdin, Caleb Marchbank, Lewis Young

The bounce for Thursday’s game is set for 7:30 pm (AEST).

Sportsday Port Adelaide Carlton

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