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Port thrash GWS to stay in AFL finals hunt

A sparkling four-goal haul from Connor Rozee has helped Port Adelaide thump GWS by 55 points and keep their AFL finals flame flickering.

Port are just one win shy of the top eight after their 12.12 (84) to 3.11 (29) victory at Adelaide Oval on Saturday night.

The Giants’ loss was compounded by another serious hamstring injury to former captain Phil Davis, who turns 32 next month and falls off-contract at season’s end.

Davis, in just his third game back since spending three months on the sidelines because of a left hamstring injury, was barely able to put weight on his right leg after being hurt in the third quarter.

The stalwart’s injury came as the Giants crashed to a heavy defeat which does caretaker coach Mark McVeigh no favours in his bid to win the top job next season.

“We looked lethargic early, especially a lot of our senior players,” McVeigh said.

His Giants were never in the hunt…


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