Round 21 – Port Adelaide v Sydney: Gee, I love footy

What a difference seven months makes…when Craig Dodson set aside the weekend of the Port Adelaide v Sydney encounter, he was picturing an early Spring thaw and the Bloods en route to the finals. Despite the harsher reality, perspective won out.

Balcony Banter – Round 18 Richmond v Port: A tale of (footy in) two cities

Greg Sheehan and his friends had big plans for the Tassie Guys Footy Trip. But the best laid plans don’t always work out.

Round 11 – St Kilda v Port Adelaide: More than a losing game

Yoshi is becoming an internationally famous St Kilda supporter, recognised across the planet. This is his story of the Saints game in Shanghai where he got to chat with Saint Nick.

1971 SANFL Grand Final – North Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Swampies Outfoxed

Mark ‘Swish’ Schwerdt takes us back to Adelaide, circa 1971, via the Grand Final Budget of that year. (Make sure you stick around until the end- Ed).

AFL Round 7 – Collingwood v Port Adelaide: Tiring Friday nights – nothing better

Sean Mortell reflects on Collingwood’s Friday night win.

Can Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 7 review & Round 8 preview

Cam Hooke takes a look at Collingwood’s strong win against Port Adelaide in Round 7 and predicts what Round 8 might hold for them when they come up against the old foe Carlton.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 6 review; Round 7 preview

Cam Hooke could do without some of the stress, but he will always take the four points. He analyses the Anzac Day thriller, and looks ahead to the big clash with Port.

SA football royalty – the James family (Part 2)

Rulebook covers the mighty achievements of SA’s footballing James family. Here’s the second installment, he looks at the impressive career of Roger James.

The forgotten (but important) cog in Collingwood’s finals’ hopes

Sean Mortell reckons there’s a Pies player who will make a difference in September.

Round 19 GWS v St Kilda : Yet another footy odyssey with too many losses in a row but great people shine some light and warmth.

Yvette Wroby has a weekend of footy losses and at least some diversions. A weekend in Creswick was a good relief from football. There’s always next week.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v St Kilda: Creativity and Fun Abound and Saints Were the Least Crushed

Yvette Wroby had many things to be happy about on the weekend. The Port Adelaide v Saints game just wasn’t one of them.

Round 12 – Port Adelaide v Richmond: Port’s defence leading the way in their quest for flag glory

Chris Michaels sees foundations being built at Alberton. Could this Friday night victory in June show us the path to a Port Adelaide flag?

Showdown 44: Fans: are they fierce or fickle?

Showdown is to South Australian footy as State of Origin is to rugby league. Inter-Stater Ian Hauser goes along to Showdown 44 and comes away bemused by the fickle nature of the supposedly loyal fans of the Power.

Round 3 – Port Adelaide v Brisbane: Like Old Times

Chris Michaels remembers some classic games between Port and Brisbane and is enthused by the direction the two clubs are heading in.

Round 2 – Sydney v Port Adelaide: Imagination can only take you so far

‘Unfortunately though there is no such thing as perfection, even though we, unrealistically, expect that from our footy team, week in week out.’

Almanac Book Review: the Scott Hodges story

Jeff Dowsing found that Scott Hodges’ life story is both familiar and startling.

AFL Finals – Fearless’s Review

Fearless looks at the first two weeks of the AFL Finals.

Finals Week 1 Mega Post (The Most Mega, Mega Post Yet)

Yep, this weekend was certainly a mega one for (U/11 premiership player) Aidan Hammond.

Finals Week 1 – Port Adelaide v West Coast: Boots of Spanish Leather

Peter Baulderstone and the Avenging Eagle celebrate the Eagles nail biting win from a little hacienda on the Spanish north coast.

AFLM Round 19: Port Adelaide v St Kilda: It’s not over until we’re cooked like a chook

Yvette Wroby was in a happy place with a successful launch of The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017. The game on Saturday night and the Saints close loss in the last few minutes was testing. Nick Riewoldt’s retirement added a whole new layer to the week.