Round 4 – North Melbourne v Adelaide: Nightmare redeemed!

Past nightmares haunted Andrew Starkie and his mate, about whether the Roos could overcome the Crows in their Round 4 match. In the end, they had little to worry about!

Round 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: Cats show their class

Footy is important – but the shocking drought in South Australia is more important, observes our elder statesman Citrus Bob Utber. Things are grim. A Crows win may have added some temporary cheer. Alas, the Cats were too good on the night with Rhys Stanley continuing his good form, and Danger and Tim Kelly in even better form.

2018 AFL Player Previews: Revisited

How did they fare in 2018? Anna Pavlou revisits the player previews she made at the beginning of the 2018 AFL season to present an assessment of their performances for the year.

Round 16 – Richmond v Adelaide: Hatred at the G

First on the ladder and flying, Richmond have lost their underdog mantle. To beat them, you must work inconceivably hard for each miniscule victory. It is a position as unfamiliar to once-starved fanatics as their position as Premiers. And for Paddy, the pleasure of watching his Tiges power to victory over the Crows is immense as he articulates so well.

Thoughts and tips for the Anzac Round of footy and racing

The plight of the Blues has Sal’s mind wandering broadly across the sporting landscape this Anzac round of footy and racing.

Round 3: Preview – Let’s just get to the footy.

Wondering who to tip in the footy, or which horse to back? Sal presents his selections for your consideration.

Finals Week 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: Crows had many, Cats had few

Adelaide have overcome adversity in recent years and now enter the Grand Final full of confidence after finishing the season as minor premiers.

Finals Week 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: River Dancing in the Riverbank Stand

The world can be a shadowy, sometimes unknowable place says Mickey Randall, but right now Adelaide’s golden after the Crows smash the Cats.

Round 21 – Essendon v Adelaide: Is Matt Crouch the New Garry McIntosh?

Malcolm Ashwood, revelling in another strong performance by the Crows, sees similarities between Matt Crouch and the great Garry McIntosh, while also expressing strong views on retiring players and the MRP (plus you asked for it, The Chaplin is back!!).

Round 15 – Carlton v Adelaide: Fighting back

Peter Fuller was impressed with Carlton’s fight back in the last quarter to scare the Crows. The Blues may have fallen short, but their improvement from last season’s game has supporters excited for the future.

Round 15 – Carlton v Adelaide: Crows not a Simon but a win is a win

Rulebook runs us through the Crows ‘ugly’ win over Carlton. Matthew Kreuzer won the ruck battle again and Curnow continues to show his potential.

Round 14 – Adelaide v Hawthorn: A lack of mongrel

Rulebook is fired up after Adelaide’s lack of grunt and leadership in a disappointing loss to Hawthorn. He also has his say about staging for frees, the shot clock and the incredible close finishes this round.

Round 5 – Adelaide v Gold Coast: Not There Yet

Young Almanacker Aidan casts his critical eye over the Suns and Crows match.

Round 20 – Adelaide v Brisbane: Percentage is the go

Rulebook poses (and answers) lots of questions in the Crows’ second guaranteed win in a row at Adelaide Oval

Round 14 – Adelaide v North Melbourne: What Rulebook learnt last night

Rulebook has a few points to make on the Crows game last night – 17 of them actually. Here’s his analysis, excellent as always.

Round 20 – Essendon v Adelaide: A Bradman win at Etihad by the Crows

Blacks, Greys and the Bombers are blue. Rulebook covers the Crows’ biggest ever win in Melbourne and imparts a couple of blows to the AFL and everyone’s favourite coach while he’s at it.