Round 6- Gold Coast v Adelaide: No Sun, No Alcohol But Crows Shine

Malcolm “Rulebook” Ashwood, in between doing a hospital run for the Adelaide University FC and meeting The Avenging Eagle (and PB), found time to cover the Crows win over the Suns.

SANFL round 6 preview: Norwood V Adelaide

The Adelaide Crows’ SANFL team and lighting don’t seem to mix. All things being equal though, The Redlegs and the Crows (should) meet under lights this weekend to get the SANFL’s multi-cultural round off to a fly and Rulebook shares this preview of the clash at The Parade.

One-Eyed Footy Fans: Bushy, the Lunatic Tiger

The One-Eyed footy follower. We all know someone who believes – no matter all evidence to the contrary – that THIS is his or her teams’ year. Rulebook gets the ball rolling with this warm about his Tiger-loving mate ‘Bushy’.

AFL Round 3 – Adelaide v Melbourne: Dees make Crows earn it

Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood analyses a workmanlike performance from his Adelaide Crows that gets them home over an improving Melbourne Demons.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Adelaide: Crows Deliver

South Australian sports fans were spoiled by too many choices on Saturday, but Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood was still across all the contests. His Crows showed Round 1 was no fluke against the Magpies in Melbourne,

SANFL: Legs on top

After umpiring SA ammos footy, and not getting a bake from The Scum, Rulebook takes his boys to see Centrals and the Legs and the reigning premiers are too strong on the day.

Round 1 – Adelaide v North Melbourne: Tex Goes Bang

The post-Sanderson era at the Adelaide Oval got off to a flying start as the Phil Walsh Crows put North Melbourne to the sword in their round one clash. Rulebook is quite pleased with what the revolution has delivered.

MCG Test, Australia v India – Day Two: Sinking Popeye

Rulebook’s take on day three; some exquisite stroke play from Steve Smith, while MS Dhoni’s captaincy leaves everyone scratching their heads.

Gabba Test, Australia v India – Day Four: Indians Not Tough Enough in the End

Rulebook has one eye on the Pembroke Kings and one eye on the Test match and gives this neat appraisal, concluding the Indians lacked fight in the second dig.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India, Day Five : Rulebook’s (W)rap

Malcolm Rulebook Ashwood wraps up yet another exhilarating conclusion to an Adelaide Test match.

Adelaide Test, Australia v India – Day Two : Smith and Clarke Take Full Toll of India’s Pop-Gun Attack

Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood was at the Adelaide Oval for yet another day that will go down in the proud history of Test cricket in the City of Churches

Second Test, Pakistan v Australia (Abu Dhabi) – Day 1: Same old, same old

Rulebook reports on a bleak Day 1 from Abu Dhabi (and takes the chance to get a few things off his chest).

SANFL Grand Final – Norwood v Port Adelaide: The Greatest Win of All

Longtime Redlegs fan Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood rates Norwood’s triumph in Sunday’s SANFL Grand Final the greatest of all his club’s premierships. Though he admits to missing their 1887, 1888 and 1889 flag wins.

SANFL 2nd Semi Final- Norwood v Port Adelaide: Off to the big dance!

Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood sees two finals wins for Adelaide Uni Blacks teams before venturing to the Adelaide Oval to see his beloved Norwood Redlegs play Port Adelaide ‘reserves’ for a spot in the SANFL Grand Final. His day just kept getting better.

The Jerk’s games record tops Tuck and Hungry

Adelaide Uni legend Darren “the Jerk” Graetz plays his 500th game for the Bob Neil Blacks. Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood was here, there and everywhere (as only he can be) to record the day.

Adelaide University Blacks FC: Jerk reaches 500 games!

This Saturday (August 16th) sees Adelaide University Blacks FC stalwart Darren “The Jerk” Graetz play his 500th game for the club. Malcolm “Rulebook” Ashwood pays tribute to the gregarious figure, join him with your praise

AFL Round 15 – Adelaide Crows v Port Adelaide: Showdown at the Bob Neil Bar

Rulebook reports from the Bob Neil Bar around the corner from Adelaide Oval where his Crows keep their finals hopes alive against a tiring Port Adelaide.

Leadership Matters (reprised)

Malcolm Ashwood runs the ‘rulebook’ over good and bad leadership in sport. [This piece has been generating comments again – so we thought we’d bring it back – Ed]

AFL Round 11 – Adelaide v Gold Coast: Tex Rules

Malcolm Ashwood runs the Rulebook over the Crows defeat of the Suns. The return of Tex Walker has given the Crows a new potency.

AFL Round 1 – Gold Coast v Richmond: A long way to go.

Rulebook (like Pele and Richo, he needs only one name) watches the Suns terrific performance, from the Kensi in Adelaide, while in the company of a realistic Richmond supporter. Hallelujah, he writes, an honest Tiger.