The Adelaide Crows are hopeful forward Josh Jenkins will be available for Saturday nights top of the table showdown at the Adelaide Oval.

Jenkins suffered bruised ribs in the clubs in over Hawthorn on Saturday.

Crows midfielder Rory Sloane says he’s looking forward to the clash and in particular his first encounter with rising Port star Sam Powell Pepper, (pictured)  whose first two games at the highest level have already seen him spoken of as a future superstar of the game.