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Port’s Fantasia fit for rest of AFL finals

Port Adelaide have dismissed lingering concern over trump card Orazio Fantasia, declaring the qualifying final hero fit for the rest of the AFL season.

Fantasia’s eye-catching four-goal performance was cut short when copping a knock to his left knee.

The goalsneak was substituted in the last quarter of the 43-point win over Geelong.

Fantasia has played 14 games in his debut season with Port after being troubled by soft-tissue injuries at Essendon.

But the Power’s football manager Chris Davies says the 25-year-old has plenty of time to recover for their preliminary final on September 11 in Adelaide.

“Raz, we are confident is going to play,” Davies told reporters on Monday.

“We won’t bother with scans in the short-term, rest over the next two or three days … we expect him to be available.”

Fantasia missed the last home-and-away game because of hamstring tightness but was recalled for the…

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