Almanac Rugby Union: An unseasonably warm day for rugby

Greg A is back at the rugby union on an unseasonably warm May afternoon in Adelaide. Old Collegians are playing host to the Adelaide Uni Blacks and crowd watching is a sideline attraction to an enjoyable afternoon.

AFLW Grand Final – Adelaide v Brisbane: The good, the bad and the verdict?

Our international cricket correspondent Citrus Bob Utber ventured into the unknown on Saturday when he attended the AFLW Grand Final in Adelaide sans binoculars. He got to watch an intriguing Grand Final, with an upset he enjoyed.

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.

Almanac Life: Another Good Friday in Glenelg

Mickey Randall takes a lazy Good Friday afternoon cruise around town to eventually reach the Broady for a couple of well-earned drinks.

Almanac Poetry: Semaphore, Adelaide

Some places feel haunted by the past. In this week’s poem, Kevin Densley deals with one such location.

Almanac Rugby League: 2020 State of Origin, Game 1 – It seems different to me

Rugby league’s centrepiece series, State of Origin, kicks off in Adelaide tonight (Nov 4). For our rugby league editor Ian Hauser, the 2020 edition of Origin seems like a lot of other things in 2020 – different.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 3 Finals – Port Adelaide v North Melbourne: Pain, pain and more pain

Politics and footy are eternally linked for Tony Roberts. In 2007 he was left bemoaning the latter when the Roos came crashing down to Earth in their Preliminary Final against the Power.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 3 Finals – Port Adelaide v North Melbourne: Might and power

Local Adelaide guru John Kingsmill watched Port Adelaide trounce the Kangaroos en route to the 2007 Grand Final. A powerful display brought down the curtains on the career of Glenn Archer.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Hawthorn v Adelaide: A game worthy of a full house

Tony Roberts got plenty of room to watch the 2007 Elimination Final between the Hawks and Crows. He was lucky to witness one of the great finals moments.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Collingwood v Adelaide: A nightclub vibe for two finals bound sides

A relaxed atmosphere, a lacklustre Collingwood and an outraged fan. What more could Matt O’Connor possibly have to deal with when watching his Pies take on the Crows in 2007?

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Adelaide v Brisbane: A near-perfect play amidst a sloppy display

Not even a wonderful passage of play could excite John Kingsmill, who was left wondering what was next for two clubs just outside the eight in the latter stages of 2007.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 11 Review and Round 12 Preview

After an uncertain win against the bottom of the ladder Crows, Cam Hooke is quietly confident that Collingwood can return to form, starting with their match up with the Demons.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – Adelaide v Bulldogs: One door closes, the Crows’ opens

John Kingsmill was at AAMI Stadium once again for a crucial finals clash in 2007. Both the Crows and the Bulldogs had everything to play for, but only one side turned up.

FEARLESS 2020 Round 10: The AFL’s Rodeo Road Trip equivalent is well underway

Fearless is back to dissect the Round 10 action and provide his entertaining view on the festival of footy.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Geelong v Adelaide: A dour forecast for an exhilarating side

John Harms made the pilgrimage down to Geelong in late 2007 to watch his ladder-leading Cats. With rain on the forecast, anything could happen.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Craig trumps Chocco again

The Showdown may not have been as big in 2007 as it is now, but John Kingsmill enjoyed an upset result that derailed Port Adelaide’s premiership hopes.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Essendon v Adelaide: A win for Sheeds

The Dons may have gotten up in this 2007 clash with the Crows, but Christian Mooney left the old Telstra Dome gutted by the sacking of Kevin Sheedy.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Adelaide v Fremantle: Free-flowing football derails the Crows

John Kingsmill left AAMI Park surprised by a high-scoring encounter in 2007. With straight kicking and attacking footy dominating the day, Fremantle found their spark.

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.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – St Kilda v Adelaide: Perfect for a winter’s night

The 2007 St Kilda and Adelaide clash didn’t promise much. But John Harms was left pleasantly surprised by the winter thriller.