Round 17 – Adelaide v Collingwood: The Depths of Winter

Ben Footner was feeling the winter of discontent, a few schooners, a competitive Adelaide against Collingwood and the winter doldrums cured.

Round 16 – Carlton v Adelaide: Men Against Boys

The road to redemption for Carlton hits a big speed hump in the form of the Adelaide Crows.

Round 16 – Carlton v Adelaide: A Workmanlike Adelaide Crows

Rulebook sees Adelaide in a workmanlike performance against the Blues where percentage has become important

Round 16 – Carlton v Adelaide: They Call It The Streak

With Adelaide on a 6 game winning streak, Melbourne-based Crow Swish Schwerdt gave a four quarter performance. [was G. Agars in the crowd? JTH]

Round 16 – Carlton v Adelaide: Crows shrug off the Blues, despite the menace of Dennis

John Butler rates Adelaide in their win over his Blues, like a Barossa Red they keep improving.

Round 15 – Melbourne v Adelaide: Phil Walsh tribute game

Rulebook enjoyed Adelaide’s win against Melbourne and provides typical salient advice for the Crows, as always.

Women’s AFL: She Begins

On Wednesday, the AFL officially granted eight clubs licenses to the inaugural 2017 Women’s AFL competition. One journey ends and another begins today.

Round 11 – Adelaide v St Kilda: “Could we start again please?”

Yvette Wroby celebrated two victories on Sunday at Etihad Stadium. Good thing, because the news from Adelaide was far from happy.

Round 11 – Adelaide v St Kilda: Crows go marching on

Rulebook could relax this week, as the Crows killed the game in the first quarter. This allowed him to sit back and observe the game. And, oh, does Chaplin get a mention?

Round 10 – Adelaide v Greater Western Sydney: Betts’ Goal of the Millennium!

Rulebook’s latest Crows report is here, plenty of love for Daniel Talia. Did he manage to sneak in a Chaplin sledge?

Round 9 – Gold Coast v Adelaide: Ho hum

Rulebook reviews Adelaide’s big win against Gold Coast with positives and negatives and some general observations

Round 8 – Adelaide v Geelong: Prodigal son returns

Citrus Bob returns to Adelaide where the Coliseum is baying for blood and discovers a touch of humanity

Round 6 – Adelaide v Fremantle: The Greatest Leveller

Rulebook reports on the Adelaide win over The Dockers at the Crowval, and also has an axe to grind over events from the previous week’s game.

Round 4 – Adelaide v Sydney: Omens

Stepping out onto the roof of Australia, Mathilde observed a murder of Crows and Betts Creek, ominous signs for the Swans.

Round 4 – Adelaide v Sydney: A Game of Claustrophobic Proportions

Jan’s Adelaide trip to watch the Swans was a tight struggle and that was before the game started.

Round 3 – Richmond v Adelaide: Jake the Snake

Classic Rulebook. Includes praising of the Crows, bagging of Richmond and the obligatory Troy Chaplin sledge.

Round 2 – Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Cometh the Hour, Cometh the Pressure – Hinkley’s Lament

Port Adelaide are only two rounds in, but according to chrism76, crisis’ don’t pick and choose their time.

AFL Round Two Performance Reviews

Just when you think you have a handle of where teams are situated the whole thing gets turned on its head after one round, read Trevor’s Round 2 review.

Leap Year

Who will leap into the finals after finishing in the lower portion of the ladder last season? Will it be resilient Essendon; much-hyped North Melbourne; unlucky Adelaide; talented Gold Coast?

Word Association Football

Mark Schwerdt has set himself the task of associating each AFL club with both an Australian and overseas musical artist. There’s a couple of gaps that need your input.