SANFL – Norwood v Woodville West Torrens: Huge win for the `Legs

Rulebook is at home at The Parade as a fixture in the crowd and in the very happy rooms after the game. A great win for the Redlegs!

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

Almanac People: Rick Neagle the leveller in my life

Rulebook writes a heartfelt tribute to Rick Neagle and his tireless work with d4d, Count Me In and the disability sector. And invites everyone to become aware, and involved.

Macca – Mr Loyalty: A Tribute to Garry McIntosh

Rulebook’s tribute to one of his favourites, the great man of Norwood and South Australian football, Garry McIntosh.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: Port Adelaide and me

Patrick Emery returns to the Adelaide Oval after almost 30 years and tells the story of his footy life, first in Adelaide and now as part of a Tiger family. [Excellent piece – JTH]

Ultimate Wool Team – Joe Darling: Norwood footballer, Australian cricket captain, wool-grower, paliamentarian, family man (and nude wrestler).

Joe Darling is in the squad of South Australian wool team. He was a leader in many fields, especially cricket (he was Australian captain) and the wool industry in Tasmania.

But he was also a fine footballer and a nude wrestler.

SANFL season opener – Norwood v Port Adelaide

As the sun sets in the west, Dave Brown arrives to find out whether concessions given to the Power reserves will undermine the SANFL competition, or whether the reigning premiers can hold their own. It’s local footy at its best as he encounters a proud dad, samples the sponsor’s product, and recovers his faith in the world.

A long, long time ago, I can still remember when the boys went to see the great South Australian rivals

Was it the day the music died? Stan Giamalis has got footy in him if this little gem is any indication.

Eat up! Eat up! And play the game.

  It was one of those nights when a few middle-aged blokes get together to talk about old times in sport. John was a new fellow to join the group and everyone’s eyes lit up when he said ‘I saw Bradman bat once’.   John’s view of  Bradman was when the Indians played a Test [Read more]