Almanac Football: Port Power and mind power – Travis Boak’s transformation

Tess Pryor interviewed Port Adelaide player Travis Boak about the beneficial changes he has made to his life since his involvement with The Resilence Project.

Almanac Time Capsule: Round 16, 2015 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide – An emotional showdown

It was a day of high emotion in Adelaide back in 2015, as one of the fiercest rivalries in Australian sport celebrated the memory of Phil Walsh. Malcolm ‘Rulebook’ Ashwood reported on a game where football was a secondary consideration.

Round 3 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: The View from the Royal Derby

Phil Hill now bases himself at The Royal Derby pub to watch the Brisbane Lions play. With like minded supporters, he was impressed by what he saw against the Power.

Who can challenge Richmond this year?

As the ladder begins to take shape, the form of certain teams highlights the limited amount of outfits capable of taking out the 2018 flag. With Richmond appearing as ominous as ever after a barnstorming run to the top of the ladder, the main question to arise is which teams are actually able to match them and perhaps clinch a premiership off them come Grand Final day. Sean considers the options.

International AFL: Success or Failure?

Jake Rachwalski examines just how successful the AFL’s venture into China actually was. Is this expansion worthwhile or a waste or time and money?

Round 6 – Richmond v Port Adelaide: We’re halfway there

Bon Jovi, you made Cathryn McDonald’s day! No longer “Living on a Prayer” as the Power fulfilled Cathryn’s unexpected hopes and prayers with a stirring win over the Tigers.

Round 4 – GWS v Port: Port’s Double Disillusionment in the Nation’s Political Capital

Where is Port Adelaide’s season going? Chris Michaels ponders their dismal Round 4 performance.

Round 17 – Essendon v Port Adelaide: Shaun

Sam has watched Essendon work with project players over the years and suspects Shaun McKernan may be another one.

Round 17 Essendon v Port Adelaide: The season’s not over yet.

As Dan Hansen watches Port take the points over Essendon, he remembers a time when a lot of folk thought the season was over for Adelaide Uni Blacks Soothsayers in the 1989 South Australian Ammos season and wonders if all is not lost for Port in 2015.

Round 15 – Port Adelaide v Collingwood: The three W’s contribute to the win

John Poeve is enthralled by the three W’s that play a most important role in the Power’s win over Collingwood (Wingard, Wines and ? ).

Round 15 – Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: On tour

The Collingwood Life takes Cam Hooke to Thailand (can anyone enlighten him on how to watch the game on a Thursday afternoon in Phuket?). Here’s his preview of the Port fixture.

Round 12 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: The Fifty Shades of Robbie Gray

Elvin Ho and his Dad visit the MCG to witness an exhilarating Carlton win. Only four wins out of the eight, surely they are contenders!

Round 12 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: Second efforts, team consciousness and and zest for the contest

Like the People’s Elbow and Barb Smith, it’s not so much the win against Port for Peter Fuller, but that the spirit, heart and grunt appears to be back for the John Barker-led Blues.

AFL Round 14 – Port Adelaide v Collingwood: Staring into the fire

For the first time this season, Luke Reynolds thinks the Pies can’t win the flag.

AFL Round 2 – Port Power v GWS Giants: Sometimes there are more important things than footy

The emotional tribute at Football Park to the late John McCarthy reinforced the message that the football world is a great community that supports each other, writes Peter Argent.

The Whip Around

Heartfelt pleas have rung out across the nation.  From Fearless to Floreat Pica the Almanac has groaned  under the weight of concern about young Travis’s welfare, and its tragic consequences for Nathan’s stalled bid for beatification. Out here in the West we find it a little hard to understand all the drama.  Sure there’s money, [Read more]

Silver Buttons, Brass Bands and Hypocrisy

I’ve pretty much had a gutful of the hoopla that the brass band and silver button brigade of Chris Scott, Jimmy Bartel and Joel Selwood taking a joyride to the city of churches to speak to Travis Boak has brought about this week. Caro’s article in the wheezing broadsheet today just about made me vomit [Read more]

Licensed Grocery for Sale in Fremantle

Greetings to all as we celebrate the Queen’s Birthday, This week we have the first of a number of teams having a holiday as are we all on Monday, but it is now the time of year for clubs to have some serious decision making.  With free agency descending and daily updates on the saga, [Read more]