No Change

Aidan, our regular Young Almanacker reporter, shares his interesting concepts for selecting Premiership contenders.

Round 5 – Gold Coast v Adelaide: Nostradamus ‘book

Malcolm Ashwood is thrilled with another strong performance from his Crows, despite an injury to gun defender Daniel Talia.

Round 5 – Port Adelaide v Carlton: Well Used

Young Almanacker Aidan gives a thoughtful analysis of Port’s win over the Blues.

Round 3 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: A Moment

Taylor Walker’s 70 metre bomb during the Showdown had footy fans in raptures. Mickey Randall was one of them.

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

Girls (and Boys) of Summer

Paddy Grindlay previews this year’s summer of football, with AFL Women’s taking centre stage. [Yes, summer of footy – Ed]

Finals Week 2 – Sydney v Adelaide: Neil, the imaginary bar and the kitchen sink

Ian Latham had to endure his mate Neil’s annoying behaviour when the Swans beat Adelaide, seems he is about to become insufferable.

Finals Week 2 – Sydney v Adelaide: Carn

cold girl fever writes about something very dear to her heart – learning to love football. [A terrific footy story – Ed]

Finals Week 2 – Sydney v Adelaide: Crows terrible, Swans sensational

There is nothing better than reading Rulebook’s home truths about the Adelaide Crows, this week is no exception after the loss to the Swans in the Semi Final.

Finals Week 2 – Sydney v Adelaide: The Bloodstained Angels kept their promise, mental and physical pressure win the day

Semi Finals are exhausting and brutal and its no different for the players. Jan Courtin survived the Swans win hoarse but raring to go again this week at the G.

Finals Preview – Week 2: The Making of a Monster

Sal Ciardulli looks at the form in this weekend’s Semi Finals, can the Dogs topple the Hawks and are the Swans able to hold off the Crows!

Almanac Art: Premiership Dreams

As a teaser for those teams in the business end of the season, Stainless introduces nephew and artist Ben Kirkby with a range of potential premiership posters.

Almanac Books: Champions All – A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players’ Own Words – Part 1

Matt Zurbo has a new book published called Champions All – A History of AFL/VFL Football in the Players’ Own Words . In this extract players talk about the clubs in the 2010s from Adelaide to GWS.

Round 23 – Adelaide v West Coast: Adelaide with most to lose

John Warhurst endured a nervous Friday night watching his Crows lose both the game and a double chance home final.

Round 23: Adelaide v West Coast – Watch Out For The West

Aiden Hammond was less than impressed with Crows effort against the Eagles. The four points and a top 2 spot were there for the taking. Unfortunately the Crows didn’t turn up and the Eagles gave their September hopes a huge lift.

Round 21 – Fremantle v Adelaide: A Classic Sunday

Aidan Hammond (age 10) paints a perfect picture of home life during the footy season, this time watching Crows v Dockers. [Great stuff Aidan – Ed]

Round 22 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: Tarps are back in town

Rulebook enjoyed Adelaide’s win in Showdown while taking aim at Port supporters feral behaviour. [Best wishes to your mum – Ed]

Round 22 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: Time to walk down the road less travelled

Chrism76 presents a perspective on the recent incident and the social media aftermath from Saturday night’s Showdown.

Haiku Bob – Round 17 – all the spaces

Haiku Bob’s latest Collingwood installment. Watching the last quarter on auto pilot….

Round 16 – Carlton v Adelaide: A Nice Finish To The Trip

Aiden Hammond, aged 10, reports back from his trip to Melbourne to watch the Crows climb into the top 4 after their win against Carlton.