Port Adelaide have managed to stay on top of the AFL ladder throughout the entire 2020 season, wrapping up top spot last night with a sixteen point win over Collingwood.
The Power will now prepare itself for two home finals, including a qualifying final against Geelong in two weeks’ time.
Port coach Ken Hinkley has praised his players for staying on top throughout the year.
“It’s really significant and the boys deserve it,” Hinkley said post-game.
“It’s a 30 week season. We’ve played for a long time and managed to protect it all through the year.”
The result marks the first time in 19 years that a team has managed to stay on top of the table for an entire season.
The Power held off Collingwood through a tough clash at the Gabba in which the lead changed six times before Port were able to shut down the Pies’ efforts in the third quarter.
Power forward Todd Marshall kicked the final goal of the match eight minutes into the final term.
The minor premiership is the club’s fourth in its AFL history.
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