Almanac Time Capsule: Round 16, 2015 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide – An emotional showdown

It was a day of high emotion in Adelaide back in 2015, as one of the fiercest rivalries in Australian sport celebrated the memory of Phil Walsh. Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood reported on a game where football was a secondary consideration.

My 2015 bottom six north players revisited

Rob Chanter assesses the season of the fringe players at North Melbourne and argues that’s where the improvement needs to come if the Roos are to get past a prelim final.

Round 17 – Adelaide Crows v Gold Coast Suns: Adelaide one day, Surry Hills the next

The resilient and courageous Adelaide Crows get the job done against the Suns at the Adelaide Oval in style. Rulebook then heads off to Sin City for the Adelaide Uni Greys and Footy Almanac Sydney lunch, where The Harcourts and the ‘Mopsy’ Fraser Cup’s Earl O’Neill have our man entertained in fine style.

2006 – The (Almost) All-Australian SSA Team: Top End Talent

Santa never made it into Darwin, but these kids did. Bastinac, Duncan, Ziebell, B Jacobs, Scully plus more, take us back to the good old days of bad haircuts and no tatts.

Round 7 – Adelaide v St Kilda: Betts Bargain Basement Buy

Adelaide find themselves back on the winners list after a comprehensive defeat of St Kilda at the Adelaide Oval. A sickening head clash which sees St Kilda’s inspirational Nick Riewoldt taken to hospital, and an emotional send off for Brent Reilly puts the game in perspective for Rulebook Ashwood.

A North Season Preview of Sorts: Who Needs a Big Year?

Rooboy Rob Chanter opens his Almanac account for 2015 with his thoughts on who needs to lift for North to go one step further than last season’s 2014 preliminary final finish. Kieran Harper: too sad to go into…