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After enjoying the day off on Wednesday, the players were back at the Club on Thursday to ramp up their preparations for Saturday's Preliminary Final against the Power.

The day began with some meetings before they headed out onto the training track at midday.

The session last just over an hour, the players looked sharp as they got some solid run into their legs ahead of the game.

The boys then headed back indoors to hit the gym, to make sure they are fit, strong and raring to face what will be a ferocious Port Adelaide team.

Paul Puopolo strengthens the muscles in his legs.

Ben Stratton keeps his focus as he watches his technique.

Will Langford in action.

Fresh the birth of his third child, David Hale hits the gym.

He's always up to something is Isaac Smith.

How's the look of concentration and determinaton on the face of Josh Gibson? Look out Port Adelaide.

The skipper strengthens his legs.

Jarryd Roughead balances with some weights.