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Broken Hill Outmine the Superdogs by Nick Kossatch

THE Riverland Superdogs ventured off to Broken Hill for their round one clash against the Masters Australian Over 35’s competition newcomers. Saturday’s twilight fixture was a success for the Silver City-siders as they overran the Dogs in the last quarter by 10 points. Canadian recruit Steve ‘The Puck’ Deighton unfortunately strained his driver in his [Read more]

Grand Final – Melbourne v Bulldogs: Demons reach withering heights

Nick Kossatch presents his report of Melbourne’s pain erasing premiership glory.

2021 AFL Grand Final Preview: An overtime thriller in prospect?

Nick Kossatch gets in first with his preview of the 2021 AFL Grand Final. He thinks it will be a close, hard-fought thriller!

Finals Week 3 – Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Out-coached, outplayed, out of the finals.

Port supporter Nick Kossatch is bitterly disappointed with the performance of his team and pays his respect to the Western Bulldogs coaches (who got plenty right) and players (who dealt with all that was thrown at them before and during the game).

Almanac Footy: Doggies book a prelim date with Port as Yeppoon Swans register a seventh straight flag

Nick Kossatch updates readers on the fortunes of the Yeppoon Swans and BITS Saints, and he reviews the Bulldogs point win over the Lions in their Semi Final match.

Finals Week 1 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: BITS Saints march out while Port win in Fantasiastic fashion

Nick Kossatch went through the trials and tribulations of finals footy, witnessing his BITS Saints square off in a preliminary final while also revelling in Port Adelaide’s complete performance to open the AFL finals series.

Round 23 – Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Part 2 (Saints march into the prelim)

Nick Kossatch adds to his latest piece on both the AFL’s nailbiter between Port Adelaide and the Bulldogs and local footy in central Queensland with the BITS Saints en route to a big final.

Round 23 – Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Part 1: Gray matters

Nick Kossatch reviews Port Adelaide’s nail biting victory over the Western Bulldogs. The win moves the Power into second position on the ladder at the end of the home and away matches.

Round 22 – Port Adelaide v Carlton: A Powerful 19 straight floors hapless Carlton

A crushing win to the Power smashing Carlton by 95 points in their Round 22 clash was enough to bring a huge smile to the face of any Port Adelaide supporter as it surely did to Nick Kossatch.

Round 21 – Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Nothing is a given in the world of Aussie Rules!

Pre-match, Nick Kossatch was worried ‘Showdown’ between the Power and the Crows would result in the underdog winning as happened in some other Round 21 matches but fortunately for him the Power scraped home in a thriller.

Round 20 – GWS v Port Adelaide: Giant win by Port as Yeppoon Swans surge again

With one eye on his team in Qld and the other on Port Adelaide, it was mixed results for Nick Kossatch as his report shows.

Round 19 – Port Adelaide v Collingwood: BITS and Port young guns star

From BITS’ ‘Fitzy’ to Port Adelaide’s Willem Drew, Nick Kossatch looks fondly back on a weekend spent watching young guns emerge before his very eyes.

Round 18 – St Kilda v Port Adelaide: A day of barracking for and against the Saints

Nick Kossatch had his heart in two places; against the Saints in Melbourne playing his team the Power, and for the BITS Saints in Rockhampton. The results caused mixed feelings as he explains in his match report of the games.

Round 17 – Port Adelaide v Melbourne: No petty excuses for Port

Nick Kossatch was pumped and expecting Port Adelaide to give the Dees a touch up. That’s not how it transpired.

Round 16 – Hawthorn v Port Adelaide: Shaun Burgoyne’s 400th

It was a huge night for Shaun Burgoyne and his legion of fans – whether Port or Hawks people. Nick Kossatch reports.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v Sydney: A-Mayes-ing win in birthday twin wins

On his birthday weekend, Nick Kossatch didn’t get to see his local BITS Saints secure a top four spot, but he was able to witness the Power rally to produce a heart-stopping win over the valiant Sydney Swans.

Round 14 – Gold Coast v Port Adelaide: The Power return to winning ways and Yeppoon Swans just keep winning

Nick Kossatch reports on Port Adelaide’s big win over Gold Coast suggesting the Power should be more ruthless by absolutely smashing a hapless opposition rather than be contented with a good win.

Almanac Sport: A tribute to two pros

On Saturday, Nick Kossatch had the delight to watch two pros excel on their respective sporting fields, football and basketball, as he highlights in his report.

Round 13 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: Big Cats finish

When your local club includes some Power and some Cats supporters bragging rights are up for grabs. The Cats supporters have claimed them in this instance writes Port man Nick Kossatch.

Round 11 – Port Adelaide v Fremantle: Power deliver top-class bookend quarters

From a BITS Saints shellacking to a Port Adelaide masterclass, Nick Kossatch witnessed both ends of the spectrum during his football weekend.