The best Crows team that never was

While footy continues to bore Citrus Bob Utber, he has found the time to select a best ever Adelaide side that never got the chance to grace the field together.

Round 19 – Carlton v Adelaide: Glenelg v Crows v Carlton v Crows

Mickey Randall has his eye on two games at once as his Bays play at home and his Crows play away.

Round 5 Preview – If you don’t mind, Umpires

Sal runs his discerning eye over this week’s Round 5 matches as well as providing a his take on the weekend’s main races – and sends Easter greetings to all!

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.

All your Round 4 Footy tips, racing tips, and some thoughts about the Tribunal

All the footy and racing tips you need, and more from Sal to help you select your winners this weekend.

Round 2 – Adelaide v Richmond: Welcome Home Bryce Gibbs

Michael Sexton remembers Bryce Gibbs as a 17-year-old from Glenelg with a drop punt that made you purr, and a Zen calmness that defied his age, and has watched him with pride in becoming the champion footballer he is today.

Finals Week 3 – Adelaide v Geelong: Behind Me

Young Aidan Hammond missed out on tickets to the Crows v Cats. The pizza almost made up for it as he puts the disappointment of 2012 behind him.

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.

Round 6 Preview – The footy is singing but we don’t

Sal’s back with a preview of Round 6 of the AFL. Should AFL recruiters start testing singing ability?

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.

Finals week 2 – The Wrap: Rhyce and Adam; we salute you.

The weekend’s footy is all done and dusted, so what better way to catch up on what you might have missed by catching up with The Wrap.

Citrus Bob’s Football Dictionary

New styles of football on display, new hope brimming in hearts. Citrus Bob Utber recognises the time for some new vocabulary, stemming from AFL finals week 1.

Finals Week 1 – Western Bulldogs v Adelaide Crows: Respect is earned, not just given

If you ever need to illustrate the difference between home and away footy versus finals footy, sit someone down with a tape of this game. Outside of a Grand Final, It doesn’t get much faster and hotter than this one did on Saturday night. The Bulldogs are left to wonder what might have been after not being able to convert, while the Crows continue to achieve well beyond what few considered possible after that Friday morning in July.

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.

Round 15 – West Coast v Adelaide: broken but unbowed

There was only ever going to be one outcome on Saturday night as the Crows sought catharthis

Round 10 – Carlton v Adelaide: A fair dip but not quite good enough

With the Crows a little flat, the Blues have their chances, but can’t quite get over a better side.