Josh Sinn may have to earn his spot in the Port Adelaide team.
Sinn selected at pick 12 in the 2021 AFL Draft will be right in the frame for selection early in 2022 after a strong pre-season.
However senior coach Ken Hinkley was adamant on Friday speaking with 5AA that players will need to earn their opportunity.
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“Josh has had a really good pre-season as has Jackson Mead,”
“Lachie Jones has only played a handful of games.”
“We’ve got a lot of young people who are ready to play, now we’ll give them the opportunities when they deserve them at the right time.”
“What we have been able to do is bring in really talented young people and get them playing pretty quickly,
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earn that opportunity.” he said.
Hinkley added Charlie Dixon is “very unlikely” to play Round 1 and Jeremy Finlayson will “be very close” to a Port Adelaide debut if Charlie is unlikely.