Round 7 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: Belonging

Just like Joe Daniher, Jamie Simmons wants to feel like he belongs to his chosen team, which is why he took his father-in-law to watch the Lions account for Port. PS: he recommends you don’t drink the ‘Gabba wine.

Round 6 – Port Adelaide v St. Kilda: Sunday evening joy

It was a happy evening for NIck Kossatch and his fellow Port supporters. For Saints supporters, not so much.

Round 5 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: Carltony

After a poor performance from the Carlton club as a whole last Saturday, John Butler is as disappointed as any Blubagger. But he isn’t buying into the subsequent pile-on.

Round 5 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: An impressive Port show dims Carlton’s hopes

Nick Kossatch was hoping to see Port Adelaide, and specifically Robbie Gray, dominate the Blues once again. He got his way, as Gray and a raft of other young Power players ran riot on the MCG.

The Unsung – Round 4: Lachie Jones and Lachlan Sholl

Deakin Uni student Chris Mangos’ fourth weekly column ‘The Unsung’, featuring young, up-and-coming footy stars Lachie Jones and Lachlan Sholl.


The Old Dog knows a thing or two about ruck work. He also knows a few things about Toby Nankervis, who he coached as a youngster. He was very proud on Friday night.

Finals Week 1 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: The wisdom of walnuts

Likened to a wonderful scene in The Sopranos, Cats fans are currently suffering after yet another finals loss. Dips O’Donnell is the first to react.

Finals Week 1 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: Yesterday and tomorrow

The first 2020 final was a brutal clash. Old Dog saw the old and the new. He observes the differing playing styles and how they stood up under finals pressure.

Almanac Footy: Can a peculiar footy year stop Cat history repeating?

Paul Spinks wonders whether Chris Scott’s Cats are caught in a loop. And whether things will be different in this finals campaign.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 18 review, Finals preview

Cam Hooke is completely undeterred by Collingwood’s loss to Port. He still believes a Magpie flag is achievable, and he builds a case for the True Believers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Grand Final – Geelong v Port Adelaide: A dismal end

After a long season following the Power, John Kingsmill was left watching distraught faces in the away change rooms of the MCG just half an hour after a horror Grand Final loss to the Cats in 2007.

Round 18 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Pies Ported, and heading West (Floreat Pica Society)

The FPS report this week comes all the way from Bangkok, courtesy of Paul McKay. Unfortunately for Paul, the Magpies couldn’t get the better of the ladder leaders.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Grand Final – Geelong v Port Adelaide: The chosen ones

It’s Grand Final day in the Almanac’s recollection of the 2007 season. For John Harms, it’s an afternoon he will never forget.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Grand Final – Geelong v Port Adelaide: A murder at the Grand Final day picnic

Grand Final days are usually a holy experience for footy fans. But Cameron Noakes was tortured by Martin Flanagan and a wealth of missed bets outside the MCG.

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.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 17 Preview

Cam Hooke is back with another hopeful preview of Collingwood’s Round 17 match against the Suns. With finals on the line, Cam predicts a big change to the Pies’ line-up.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Port Adelaide v West Coast: The rules of arm-wrestles

After a year of high-scoring footy, John Kingsmill learnt the golden rules of low-scoring arm wrestles. In a classic 2007 final between the Power and Eagles, twists and turns would continue to the very end.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Port Adelaide v West Coast: Excitement, frustration, pain

Nathan Hollier sat watching the Eagles play in one of the 2007 Qualifying Finals from a Perth bar. The ensuing match induced a roller-coaster of emotions, raising the venue’s noise to a crescendo as the final minutes ticked down.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – Port Adelaide v Fremantle: Mind games and a home route to the big dance

It started with John Kingsmill listening to the West Coast game on the radio, and ended in a confusing win that was full of deception. At the night’s conclusion, Port Adelaide had a home final in 2007.