Thursday, 20 October 2011
Daniel Motlop will
attempt to keep his AFL career alive by entering the draft, but in the meantime he will play in the NTFL with brother Shannon at the Wanderers.
"I still want to play in the AFL. I'll nominate for the (November) draft and wait and see what happens before I decide where I want to live and play footy," Motlop said.
"If it doesn't work out in the draft I'll play the season out with Wanderers and go from there."
Friday, 24 June 2011
Port Adelaide coach
Matthew Primus says there's plenty of life left for dropped Daniel Motlop.
"Daniel's form hasn't been great since he's been in the team. He's had a few pretty good games … and he's gone back [into defence] and done bits and pieces," Primus said.
"But we're looking for something a little bit different and seeing if we can add some more midfield run to the team."
Friday, 17 June 2011
Daniel Motlop says he has sorted
out his off-field issues and wants to sign a new contract with the Power.
"We see ourselves moving forward as a team. As a group we are very close," he said.
"My off-field stuff is a lot better now and I've moved forward with a lot of things in terms of being more professional."
Monday, 4 April 2011
Enigmatic Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop pleads guilty to the lesser charge of using abusive language towards the girlfriend of teammate Jacob Surjan last year after initially facing the more serious charge of assault.
"The incident that occurred in April 2010 was regrettable for all concerned, and now that the issue is settled we can now move on," Power football operations manager Peter Rohde said.
Friday, 25 March 2011
Daniel Motlop has been left out of this weekend's Port Adelaide team for disciplinary reasons.
"The players and the leadership group have set standards [relating to the] preparation you need during a week of footy and since Daniel hurt his ankle last week he hasn't been up to those standards," Power coach Matthew Primus said.
"The leadership group and match committee thought he wasn't living up to those standards and that's why he hasn't been picked in the team. He'll play for North Adelaide and try and rectify that to get back into our team."
Wednesday, 2 February 2011
Power captain Dom Cassisi says an impending court case involving forward Daniel Motlop and teammate Jacob Surjan's girlfriend has not affected the team.
"All we can do is worry about training hard, and as far as Jacob and Daniel are concerned, the way they've handled each other and interacted at the club has been outstanding," Cassisi said.
"They understand that once they're behind these doors we expect them to train hard, interact and get along well together. There has been nothing to show any different to that."
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop will stand trial in April after being accused of assaulting a teammate Jacob Surjan's girlfriend.
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Port Adelaide football manager Peter Rohde says Daniel Motlop knows exactly how hard he must work after being rebuked during trade week.
"There were a few clubs that showed a fair bit of interest earlier in the week, but it never materialised," Rohde said.
"There's no doubt that this is probably a reality check for him. He knows now where he sits in the footy world and he won't be the first player to have a bad year and then have to rebound and come back and do something about it."
Saturday, 9 October 2010
Peter Rohde says Port Adelaide is keen to trade for Carlton's Andrew Walker, but can't afford both him and Daniel Motlop.
"It's a bit tied up in the Motlop thing, and there's quite a few clubs we've spoken with, and there just needs to be a bit of movement in the last day or two there," Port Adelaide football operations manager Peter Rohde said.
"For us to get Andrew in, we need to get a player out from a cash point of view."
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Port Adelaide say that frustrating forward Daniel Motlop is on the trade table but are prepared to keep him if no suitable offer arises.
"There are a few clubs that have interest in Daniel," said Power football operations chief Rohde.
"We want a fair compensation. We are not going to be stupid in our asking for Daniel. And if we don't get a fair trade, we will keep Daniel because we believe he is capable of playing good football next season."
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Port Adelaide football manager Peter Rohde says the club is hoping it can retain Daniel Motlop despite the enigmatic forward indicating that he would like to move to Perth.
"He's expressed a desire to get to Perth if he could, but I'm not sure whether we'll be able to help him with that," Rohde said.
"He's contracted for next year. We expect he'll be staying unless something else comes up."
Tuesday, 15 June 2010
Port Adelaide skipper Dom Cassisi says Daniel Motlop needs the club's support to pull through his current rough patch.
"First and foremost we've got to support Motts through the weekend and the other issues that he's had," Cassisi said.
"We need to judge them (players) harshly at certain times and we do that, but at the same time we need to support them. We support Motts in trying to turn his form around and be a really good contributor for our side because when he is playing well he's a very important player for us."
Tuesday, 25 May 2010
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop will miss this weekend's game against Richmond after breaching a club curfew to pick his girlfriend up from the airport early last Saturday morning when she arrived at 2am on a flight from Adelaide.
"While we understand this is a challenging time for Daniel in his personal life and he believed he was doing the right thing by his girlfriend, he has nevertheless not met the standards the club requires or accepts regarding professional preparation for a game," Port Adelaide football operations manager Peter Rohde said.
Friday, 21 May 2010
Port Adelaide coach Mark Williams says there is no ill-feeling between Jacob Surjan and Daniel Motlop after police were called in to investigate an incident allegedly involving verbal assault between Motlop and a girlfriend of Surjan's.
"I have actually [spoken to Motlop and Surjan], together and separately and there are no problems between them," Williams said.
"I have always thought that when alcohol is involved anything can happen. I really don't want to keep answering all the questions because what you do is write a big story about it when there is none."
Wednesday, 19 May 2010
Power forward Daniel Motlop says he won't change the way he plays despite accusations of lairising in a loss against Carlton.
"There are going to be games where there isn't any magic there and there will be games where there's a little bit, but I'm not going to change the way I play," Motlop said.
"Everyone makes mistakes. I guess I just go for a bit more and sometimes it doesn't come off. I don't go out there and try to do it [play with flair] ... it just accidentally happens, but it comes off sometimes and you have to take the good with the bad."
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop is being investigated by police over a claim of verbal assault against a teammate's girlfriend.
"The Port Adelaide Football Club is aware of a domestic argument involving player Daniel Motlop,'' Football operations manager Peter Rohde said.
"Motlop intervened in a dispute between his partner and the partner of another player at a Glenelg bar. Police are now making inquiries about the argument.''
Tuesday, 6 April 2010
New scans have revealed a tear in Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop's right hamstring meaning the forward will miss at least another two weeks.
Wednesday, 31 March 2010
Port Adelaide may be without forwards Daniel Motlop and Robbie Gray until round four as the club takes a cautious approach to their injuries.
Monday, 22 March 2010
Daniel Motlop is struggling to regain fitness for the Power's first match of 2010 against North Melbourne.
Motlop was granted permission to play in the SANFL had to come off the ground after only half a game due to hamstring tightness.
Tuesday, 16 February 2010
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop has accepted a one-game suspension for his crude tackle on Michael Doughty in the Power's NAB Cup win over Adelaide.
Monday, 15 February 2010
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop could miss his side's NAB Cup match against West Coast after being charged with rough conduct following a crude spear tackle on Crow Michael Doughty.
Friday, 18 December 2009
Daniel Motlop had no hesitation in supporting Dean Laidley's move to Port Adelaide, despite the pair's acrimonious history when he left North Melbourne to join the Power.
"The club spoke to me and asked, 'what if we got Dean over here? Would it be awkward?' and I said 'no' . . . He's a great coach and a quality person," Motlop said.
"Dean was good to me at North Melbourne and I enjoyed my time with him. I've always said he's a good coach - probably the best I've had."
Thursday, 17 December 2009
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop says injuries have prevented him from getting the most out of pre-season training which led to an unflattering photo of him in the newspapers showing him out of shape.
"It was a nice photo wasn't it?" Motlop laughed.
"I wasn't able to do a lot over the break. I was restricted to walking and even then my ankle would get sore after a half-an-hour or so. I really got told just to rest and give my body time to heal.
"It was only November at that stage so it gives me a chance to get some weight off."
Tuesday, 16 June 2009
Daniel Motlop will miss eight matches after having surgery on a fractured ankle.
Motlop had a pin inserted into his left ankle on Monday night, the Power said in a statement on Tuesday.
Wednesday, 10 June 2009
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop says his side's strong Indigenous core will garner more support in the Top End when they meet the Bulldogs.
"The Power have a pretty good supporter base up there in Darwin. In fact the Power and Essendon are the two main clubs up there," Motlop said.
"You can put a club in there and try and force it, but in the end we've probably got more supporters up there than them.
Tuesday, 19 May 2009
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop says Mark Williams has the full support of the players to continue coaching the club.
"Choco gave me my chance over here and I love him as a coach. He's been my best coach ever," Motlop said.
"None of the players are saying, 'let's get rid of Choco' or anything like that. Everyone loves him. We know where we're going and, hopefully, it's with him."
Tuesday, 7 April 2009
Port Adelaide football manager Peter Rohde says the decision to take Daniel Motlop's charge to the tribunal was difficult.
Port Adelaide's 'calculated gamble' at the AFL tribunal paid off on Tuesday night when star forward Daniel Motlop was cleared of striking Eagle Adam Hunter.
Monday, 6 April 2009
Brett Kirk will face the tribunal for making contact with an umpire, while Daniel Motlop and Adam McPhee have been suspended.
Sunday, 5 April 2009
Port Adelaide goalsneak Daniel Motlop is booked for striking West Coast's Adam Hunter.
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Hawthorn premiership wingman Clinton Young and Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop have both accepted reprimands after being charged with rough conduct by the AFL match review panel.
Monday, 23 February 2009
Hawthorn's Clint Young and Port Adelaide's Daniel Motlop have escaped suspension for incidents during the weekend's matches.
Monday, 24 November 2008
Port Adelaide forward Daniel Motlop has helped fund shoulder surgery for his younger brother, who many predict will soon join him at the club.