Port Adelaide joined the AFL in 1997 after a position became available due to the merger of the Bears and Fitzroy.
There first final was in 1999 in the Qualifying final. Unfortunately they lost to North Melbourne. A MCG Postcard was printed on the non pictorial side with the match details. First Class Collectables also released a cover.
They next made the finals in 2001 but lost to Brisbane and Hawthorn.
They again made the finals in 2002 after finishing as minor premiers. They were beaten by Collingwood in the Qualifying final but then defeated Essendon in the semifinals to gain a place in the preliminary final. They lost to Brisbane.