Chad Wingard has wished farewell to Port Adelaide in a message on Instagram.
Wingard has been traded to Hawthorn for Ryan Burton, pick 15 and pick 35.
“First of all just want to thank the port Adelaide football club for the opportunity to play at the highest level when they drafted me in 2011.
Has been quite the journey and have enjoyed all the highs and lows with the boys.
Thank you to the fans who have been there since day one and supported myself and my family through it all, massive thanks to chokito in Perth who always took my family in on there trips to WA.
To all the volunteers, staff, coaches and players at port: just want to say a massive thank you and I appreciate everything you’ve done for myself and the club.
My family have been through a lot over the last month and I appreciate all the support from fans and friends who helped us through this time.
To the fans, I have always loved you guys, and wish nothing but the best for the boys in the future. But I’m also excited to start my new journey and taking on another challenge.
Thank you for the memories port Adelaide I leave with the greatest memories and appreciation of everything you’ve done for me and my family :). Love you guys”
Tom Browne explained today’s potential “Super Deal” this morning.