Port Adelaide not allowed to wear prison bars jersey for AFL Showdown, David Koch says club faced fine and docked points
Port Adelaide says it is “extremely disappointed” the AFL has denied its request to wear its iconic black-and-white striped “prison bars” guernsey for next weekend’s Showdown with the Adelaide Crows.
- Port Adelaide was called the Magpies and wore black and white stripes in its SANFL days
- Port chairman David Koch said the AFL would fine the club and dock points if it wore the geurnsey
- Ex-Collingwood president Eddie McGuire said “let’s just go to the Federal Court” over the issue
The Power had requested to wear the guernsey for its local derbies with the Crows to honour the club’s heritage as the Magpies, which they were called in their SANFL days.
The Collingwood Magpies protested this, although Port was allowed to wear the…