Name: Sam Powell-Pepper
Team: Port Adelaide Football Club
Originally hailing from Western Australia, Sam Powell-Pepper has made a name for himself as a player with thirst for the ball, capable of devastating bursts when the Sherrin is in his hands. Following a shift in position in 2022 to play as a high-pressure forward, Powell-Pepper enjoyed a career-best year on the park that saw him finish second in Port Adelaide’s goalscoring tally for the year (24), smashing his previous yearly best.
After previously struggling to truly solidify his spot in this side in past seasons, Powell-Pepper’s breakout year saw him play every match for the club in 2022 and find his spot in a competitive Port Adelaide line up. The bullish forward is a fan favourite among the Port Adelaide faithful, known for his toughness and ‘never give up’ approach to the game.