Port Melbourne News

Ayres: No. 1 not yet on line

From The Age
Reported by Brent Diamond
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PORT Melbourne coach Gary Ayres believes the result today against Williamstown will not measure which is the best team in the competition, despite the much-anticipated battle between the competition heavyweights at Avalon Airport Oval in Werribee.

Despite the Borough's 15 consecutive wins and undefeated status, Ayres was adamant his team would still be improving right up to September.

Port edges spirited Sandy

From Port Phillip Leader
Reported by Paul Amy
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It was all about Ryan McMahon's 200th senior match for Port Melbourne.

Reserves players from Port and Sandringham formed a guard of honour as "Shooter" he ran on TEAC Oval on Saturday and cameras flashed as he breasted a banner.

But after an uncertain start Sandy threatened to turn celebrations for McMahon into commiserations.

Port stomp Bullants

From www.localfooty.com.au
Reported by Paul Amy
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THE VFL season is only a pup, but it's not too early to say Port Melbourne has taken another resolute step forward under coach Gary Ayres.

Premierships? It is premature to venture there, but the Boroughs showed against their great rival the Northern Bullants on Saturday that they're very much a top-two contender.