Mystery Pub: Shostakovich liked a snort

The Port Admiral is this week’s mystery pub. Mickey Randall reports on his findings.

Round 2 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Hunting in numbers (Floreat Pica Society)

International coverage of Round 2 for the Floreat Pica Society, with Garry Stock (in Israel) and Ziggy (at the MCG) reporting. They found a lot to enjoy.

Round 3 – Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Dawson puts Power up Shit Creek

Adelaide came from nowhere to beat Port in a Showdown that will be remembered for Jordan Dawson’s (wobbly) after-the-siren goal.

Round 1 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: Lions roar past Power

Port fan Nick Kossatch analyses a high-pressure match at the Gabba on Saturday night.

Nankervis

With the appointment of Toby Nankervis as Richmond co-captain, the Footy Almanac reprises Old Dog’s wonderful tribute. 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.

Almanac Football Obituary: Russell Ebert – Legend

Swish Schwerdt pays tribute to Russell Ebert, a universally loved footballer – a true champion on and off the field.

Finals Week 1 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: BITS Saints march out while Port win in Fantasiastic fashion

Nick Kossatch went through the trials and tribulations of finals footy, witnessing his BITS Saints square off in a preliminary final while also revelling in Port Adelaide’s complete performance to open the AFL finals series.

Round 19 – Port Adelaide v Collingwood: BITS and Port young guns star

From BITS’ ‘Fitzy’ to Port Adelaide’s Willem Drew, Nick Kossatch looks fondly back on a weekend spent watching young guns emerge before his very eyes.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v Sydney: A-Mayes-ing win in birthday twin wins

On his birthday weekend, Nick Kossatch didn’t get to see his local BITS Saints secure a top four spot, but he was able to witness the Power rally to produce a heart-stopping win over the valiant Sydney Swans.

Round 11 – Port Adelaide v Fremantle: Power deliver top-class bookend quarters

From a BITS Saints shellacking to a Port Adelaide masterclass, Nick Kossatch witnessed both ends of the spectrum during his football weekend.

Round 10 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: A happy weekend as young guns shine

From a Boyne Island/ Rockhampton face-off to the Pies v Power heartstopper on Sunday, Nick Kossatch had a wild weekend of footy spectating.

Round 9 – Port Adelaide v Western Bulldogs: Doggies chew off Port’s flag fancy tag

Nick Kossatch’s full day of footy didn’t go to plan, with the Yeppoon Swans crushing his Saints before the Dogs stole an Adelaide Oval win over the Power.

Round 8 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide: A double showdown day

Nick Kossatch had two showdowns in one day – a local grudge match and the Port Adelaide v Adelaide clash. In an exciting and long day, he saw plenty of entertaining footy.

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.

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.