Tim Ginever: South Australian Football Royalty

The latest South Australian legend to be given the Rulebook treatment is former Port Adelaide Magpies captain, coach and seven time premiership star Tim Ginever.

Roger Woodcock: Poetry in Motion (includes new highlights)

With 600 goals on a half forward flank, Roger Woodcock is as unique a footballer as to ever graced league footy. Rulebook pays tribute.

Neil Balme – player, coach administrator: five decades of influence

If success follows you across 50 seasons of footy you must be doing something right. Rulebook’s profile of Neil Balme captures an incredible career in footy!

Bruce Winter: Mr Significance

Time to sit down for a cuppa and enjoy Rulebook’s review of the career of Sturt, Norwood and Woodville West Torrens stalwart, Bruce Winter

Simon Phillips – Flipper, you’re a ripper!

Rulebook bids a fond farewell (as a Norwood footballer) to one of the most exciting players to pull on the red socks in the club’s recent history

Almanac Footy History: Glen ‘Black Duck’ Rosser, an ornament to the game

In another of his profiles of great Redegs, Rulebook tells the story of Glen ‘Black Duck’ Rosser, Norwood and SANFL legend.

Luke Valente, Elite Leader

Malcolm Ashwood profiles Luke Valente, captain of the victorious South Australian Under 18 team.

Greg Blewett aka Blue Boy

Malcolm Ashwood profiles one of the finest batsman to have come from South Australia, the elegant Greg Blewett.

Ben Jefferies, aka Joffa, the role player and clubman

Malcolm Ashwood, ìn his latest Norwood FC piece, profiles triple premiership player Ben Jefferies.

Gary ‘Alby’ Menzel: The Social Butterfly

Malcolm Ashwood is back with his latest Norwood FC player profile piece, this time he pays tribute to footballer, club man and social butterfly Gary ‘Alby’ Menzel.

Grand Final – West Coast v Collingwood: Media beat up

“It was fantastic not to see any Kath and Kim look at me look at me umpiring.” The Rulebook has his say on THAT final mark. What do you think?

SA football royalty – the James family (Part 2)

Rulebook covers the mighty achievements of SA’s footballing James family. Here’s the second installment, he looks at the impressive career of Roger James.

SA football royalty – the James family (Part 1)

Rulebook covers the mighty achievements of SA’s footballing James family. In this first installment, he looks at the stellar careers of Brett and Paul James.

SANFL Second Semi Final – Norwood v Woodville West Torrens: Mitch Griggarey and the Legs win through to the big dance

Another big week for the Grigg family and the Norwood Football Club as the Redlegs just break away from the Eagles

SANFL Round 18 – Norwood v North Adelaide: Norwood win the minor premiership

In SANFL Retro Round the Redlegs turn back the clock (five years) to secure the minor premiership on a wintery Friday night. As always, Rulebook was there to report on the game

Raggies and Gullies unite to fight MND

Malcolm Ashwood was there as Athelstone and Tea Tree Gully battled it out on the football field in an MND fundraiser in honour of Chris Grigg and the late Damien Lane.

SANFL Round 16 – Norwood v Eagles: Norwood on top of the tree

Rulebook reports Norwood have moved closer to securing the minor premiership with a 32 point win over Woodville West Torrens to go one and a half wins clear on the Premiership table by securing their 11th win in a row.

David Payne, Football and Conquering Addictions

As a man who has understood what it’s like to have faced his own battles with alcohol, Malcolm Ashwood writes a raw and honest profile on Norwood premiership star David Payne, who has rebuilt his life after alcohol and gambling took hold.

SANFL Round 15 – Norwood v West Adelaide: A Redleg Smorgasbord of a Day

Malcolm Ashwood reports on another satisfying Norwood win. Includes several fantastic photos from the past players & officials function as well as in the rooms post game.

SANFL Round 14 – Sturt v Norwood: Redlegs go bang in record last quarter blitz

Coming home with the breeze, the Redlegs seemed a chance of chasing down a 24 point deficit. What followed was the biggest last quarter in the club’s history