Rockliff to miss final JLT Series game

Star recruit Tom Rockliff has been left out the the final JLT series game for Port Adelaide, he has been battling knee soreness as reported 3 weeks ago.

The precautionary step by the Power not playing Rockliff will allow him another 2 weeks to be fully prepared for the 2018 H&A season.

Brad Ebert suggested another week to rest for Rockliff on Monday.

“They might just hold him out & give him another week to fully recover before Round 1.. it’s just more making sure that he’s 100% ready to hit Round 1” Brad Ebert on Tom Rockliff

FANTASY TAKE: Many fantasy coaches wanted to see how Rocky would fit in to the Port Adelaide team throughout the JLT Series & this will now not eventuate, Rockliff had an interrupted 2017 due to a shoulder injury. Port Adelaide were ranked 11th in 2017 averaging 377.0 Disposals per game.