AUFC Blacks 1982: Join The Club

Swish came across this Adelaide Uni Blacks new player information sheet from 1982. The secrets to their long-lived success can be found between the lines.

Old Woollen Footy Jumpers – Adelaide University (The Blacks): Swish Schwerdt

Swish Schwerdt tells the story of becoming an Adelaide Uni Black, and of the jumper he wore for eight memorable seasons. [Yes, Swish, once a Black always a Black – Ed]

The AUFC Blacks: President’s Report March 2017

Michael “Daddsy” Dadds provides an excellent summation of the Adelaide Uni Black AGM. The report encapsulates all things great about the club highlighting those who have and continue to uphold its proud tradition.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks A1 Grand Final: A Fine Fine Line

Gordon Agars finishes off his fly-on-the-toilet-wall account of Adelaide Uni’s 1986 season with the Grand Final match report.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Finals Week 3: Open Up Those Kegs of Beer

Gordon Agars decided to follow the Adelaide Uni Blacks in 1986 thanks to his Sesquicentennial literary grant. It was Grand Final day for the A8 Glamour Side, the A9 Sty Council and the A3s. The Ones were in the Prelim. The long season is Bob Neily over.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Finals Week 2: The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

The Blacks sat back this week in 1986 waiting for their finals opponents to be decided. Gordon Agars got paid for this petty morsel.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Finals Week 1: Cracking Semis

Gordon Agars has somehow lasted until the first week of the Blacks 1986 finals. They’re going OK.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 18: Focus Puller

Gordon Agars spend a wet week indoors, exploring the latest home entertainment options, before venturing out for the last minor round of the AUFC 1986 season.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 17: The Reels, A Round At The Fountain

Gordon Agars has a sizeable windfall during Round 17, which somehow leads to a night out at one of Adelaide’s famed rock pubs with one of the Blacks’ famed rock dogs. It’s time the tale were told.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 15: Eaton, Cheatin’, Unbeaten (was that Keg?)

Everyone is allowed an off week. Gordon Agars was making a habit of it back in 1986. Here’s his perfunctory assessment of Round 15, including a Keg sighting.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 14: Barrietown Revisited

In 2016, we take you back to AUFC’s Round 14 1986, which finds Gordon Agars revisiting some of his finest 1971 work. Starring West Croydon, Kilburn and Rosewater. Plus Robran, Marker, Carman, Swamp Fox, Fritzy and Dexter. Try to keep up.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 13: Give Me Park Terrace

Round 13 1986 was a quiet one for Gordon Agars. He barely made time to toss off this flimsy report, giving far too much prominence to fringe A8 player Darren ‘The Jerk’ Graetz.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 12: Sechs on Legs

The Lutherans were kaput, The Ones won but the Glamour Side were put off by some lippy Catholics. Gordon Agars sent also young Gucci around the teams for the 1986 Round 12 AUFC report.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 11: Fey St Peters

Gordon Agars was the unfortunate victim of vandalism at the Queen’s Head this week. It didn’t stop him from filing this bumper recap of AUFC Round 11, 1986.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 10: Revolutionary

Where did Gordon Agars spend his grant money after preparing his Round 10 1986 AUFC match reports?

Confessions of a Maggot (Part 2)

Following his first Confessions of a Maggot, Rulebook continues his footy umpiring stories with this second installment.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 9: Mid Seaman Slump

Gordon Agars, with the help of Swish Schwerdt, is back with his Adelaide University FC reports. This week it’s Round 9. How much of a distraction is Flop’s sister on the boundary? Do Tupperware make spoons? These questions, and more, answered by Gordon.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 8: I’ve Been to Berri Too

Gordon Agars wanted to find out what made Chocka Bloch tick in the lead up to Round 8, 1986. Rulebook had other ideas. If you don’t fight, you lose, as SA found against WA.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 7: Greek Goals, Roma, Russelling

Gordon Agars reports on Adelaide Cup week 1986, followed by the Blacks Round 7 results. Sponsored by Cacas All Night Pharmacy, Lennies Tavern and Desiree Cousteau.

1986 – A Year With The Blacks Round 6: New Kid In The Black

This week, Gordon Agars discovers the answer to Griff’s forward line woes, right under his ashtray.