Graham Cornes Has A Difference Of Opinion With Ken Hinkley

Feb 13, 2018

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Graham Cornes says he was surprised to hear coach Ken Hinkley say defence would be the key to Port Adelaide’s 2018 plans.

“We definitely have a difference in philosophy,” Cornesy said on FIVEaa.

“I think most coaches will say you build a team from defence… your defence is the foundation.

“But you’re first instinct has to be get the ball, you’ve got to win the ball. You cannot win the ball with a defensive mindset. The second most important thing is to use the ball effectively.

“I’m not sure where defence comes into it… I reckon that’s about number three.

“I’ll back attack over defence on most occasions… I think it’s a dangerous concept to rank defence over attack.”

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