Port Adelaide scrap co-captaincy model

Port Adelaide have scrapped their co-captaincy model after just one AFL season following a backlash from supporters.

Defender Tom Jonas will be Port’s sole captain for the 2020 season after sharing the leadership role last season with Ollie Wines.

Port president David Koch says Wines has been “selfless” in accepting the decision, which had been prompted by resistance from fans to having co-captains.

“The fact is, the people that are most important to us, all the key stakeholders connected to the club, have spoken,” Koch said on Friday.

“Our people have reminded us that some icons cannot be compromised and we understand that.


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