PORT ADELAIDE defender Darcy Byrne-Jones has been ruled out of Sunday’s meeting with the Gold Coast Suns at Adelaide Oval.

Byrne-Jones has entered the AFL’s health and safety protocols, joining fellow defender Tom Clurey as a confirmed absence under the protocols.

Sam Mayes comes into the extended squad, which will be finalised this afternoon.

Sam Mayes comes in to replace Darcy Byrne-Jones. Image: AFL Photos.