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The Pig goes big: Rockliff's monster day in the SANFL

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Tom Rockliff has had a huge day for Port Adelaide in the SANFL

PORT Adelaide midfielder Tom Rockliff has put his hand up for an immediate senior recall after racking up huge numbers in the SANFL on Saturday. 

In his return from a hamstring injury, Rockliff put on an incredibly prolific display, collecting 57 disposals, 14 clearances, 12 tackles and eight inside 50s.               

Rockliff would have registered 203 AFL Fantasy points, as Port Adelaide ran out 42-point winners against North Adelaide.

The former Brisbane captain wasn't the only big-name to star in the SANFL, with veteran Justin Westhoff also looking a class above and finishing with 37 disposals, nine marks and three goals. 

Coach Ken Hinkley will have further selection headaches after out-of-favour ruckman Paddy Ryder collected 34 hitouts, two goals and 12 touches, while Sam Powell-Pepper finished with 33 touches.

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Rockliff praised the performance of his teammates despite the cold and wet conditions.

"All the boys played really well today. It was a good contest out there in North Adelaide (in) trying conditions," Rockliff told Channel Seven.

"It was a real four-quarter performance in the end."