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They will love you forever: Behind the scenes of Port Adelaide’s Showdown week – AFL

Callum Twomey spent a week embedded in the Port Adelaide camp ahead of Showdown 49. This is what he learned



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AT A meeting early last week, Port Adelaide’s leadership group comprising skipper Tom Jonas, vice-captain Ollie Wines and deputies Hamish Hartlett and Darcy Byrne-Jones were told of the club’s plan to swap into their black and white ‘prison bars’ jumpers after the game if they beat Adelaide in Saturday night’s crosstown clash. 
But the idea, which the club’s bosses decided upon weeks earlier in the case the AFL didn’t allow the club to wear its historic guernsey for the game, was kept quiet until…

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