Round 1 – Adelaide v Sydney: The touch of the unknown

Mathilde de Hauteclocque watches her Swans whilst striving to come to terms with a very different season. A year on, the Swans are contending for the flag once more – still, perhaps, in front of nowt but seagulls. (This piece was originally published in March 2020 – Eds.)

Round 17 – Essendon v Adelaide: Random Thoughts on Football

Old Dog is watching Essendon play the Crows and it gets him thinking about footy. He considers many things including a way of describing the ages of football.

Round 17 – Essendon v Adelaide: Growing Maturity

Caspar McLeod is pleased with the growing maturity of the Bombers, given their convincing win over the Crows, but goal-kicking practice is sorely needed.

Round 11 – Richmond v Adelaide: Anywhere they roam

John Green reviews the Richmond win over Adelaide.

The Unsung – Round 5: Atu Bosenavulagi and James Rowe

Deakin Uni student Chris Mangos’ fifth weekly column ‘The Unsung’, featuring young, up-and-coming footy stars Atu Bosenavulagi and James Rowe.

AFLW Grand Final – Adelaide v Brisbane: Inspirational stories everywhere you look

It was a landmark AFLW Grand Final win for Brisbane in many ways. Trawling through the aftermath of the Lions’ maiden AFLW flag, Caspar McLeod discusses all of the major stories of the decider.

AFLW Grand Final – Adelaide v Brisbane: We are Lions, hear us roar – a Premiership too big to ignore

Shane Reid reports on Brisbane’s victory over Adelaide to take out the 2021 AFLW Premiership, while also considering women’s footy in Australian culture.

The Unsung – Round 4: Lachie Jones and Lachlan Sholl

Deakin Uni student Chris Mangos’ fourth weekly column ‘The Unsung’, featuring young, up-and-coming footy stars Lachie Jones and Lachlan Sholl.

Round 1 – Adelaide v Geelong: An afternoon of fine theatre (A Year in the Barossa)

John Harms went to the Adelaide Oval to see Geelong open its 2021 account, but the script went a different way.

Player Interview: One on one with Taylor Walker

In his role as Barrier Daily Truth correspondent, Peter Argent spoke with Adelaide Crow veteran (and Broken Hill export) Taylor Walker about the season ahead.

AFLW Round 4 – Brisbane v Adelaide: The Erin Phillips Show

Hickey Park was the picturesque stage for a masterclass by the indomitable Erin Phillips as her Crows bested the Lions. Caspar McLeod was an impressed watcher of the show.

Round 11 – Adelaide v Collingwood: Baby steps

Sean Mortell says it isn’t easy being a black and white fan. He experienced the whole range of emotions as he watched the Pies confront the Crows.

Round 7 & 8 – Saints beat SA clubs at Adelaide Oval

Double delight for Yoshi and Saints fans all over the world as they broke their Adelaide Oval hoodoo against the Crows then followed up with a smashing of the premiership fancies Port Adelaide.

Round 7 – Adelaide v St. Kilda: Enigmatic Dr JeKyll and Mr Hyde Saints finally have something to Crow about in historic win at Adelaide Oval

Braham Dabscheck was happy to watch his Saints overcome their Adelaide Oval hoodoo against the Crows.

Round 6 – West Coast v Adelaide: Beware, the broken phone!

The Eagles got the four points, Nic Nat had the last laugh and Cathi Johnston’s side is back home in WA…what’s not to like?

The best Crows team that never was

While footy continues to bore Citrus Bob Utber, he has found the time to select a best ever Adelaide side that never got the chance to grace the field together.

Five fresh ideas to improve the Crows

Though he isn’t a Crows supporter himself, Declan Dempsey-Young has been giving their current situation some thought. He offers some suggestions for Round 4.

Round 3 – Sometimes there are no words

There were no words for the disappointment of Saturday afternoon’s Collingwood v St Kilda match for Yvette Wroby… But why not share your own words or images if you were on the losing end of the “weird” games of this week’s round?

Round 2 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: SA Leading the Way

Daryl Schramm was one of 2000 people in the crowd at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday night. He saw a powerful performance from Port Adelaide.

1995: Bernie’s Boys make Cocky Crows eat humble pie

It will be 25 years this coming Wednesday since the Roys’ produced their last truly great performance in the VFL/AFL – Fitzroy Pete has shared with us his piece on that famous victory, featured as part of his book ‘Fitzroy’s Fabulous Century’.