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 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.

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.

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.

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 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.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – Adelaide v Brisbane: A near-perfect play amidst a sloppy display

Not even a wonderful passage of play could excite John Kingsmill, who was left wondering what was next for two clubs just outside the eight in the latter stages of 2007.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – Port Adelaide v Carlton: Uneasy plodding around the parabola

Indirect football nearly killed the Power in 2007. John Kingsmill waited for Port Adelaide to take the onus against the Blues, and was left unsure after the final siren.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – Adelaide v Port Adelaide: Craig trumps Chocco again

The Showdown may not have been as big in 2007 as it is now, but John Kingsmill enjoyed an upset result that derailed Port Adelaide’s premiership hopes.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Adelaide v Fremantle: Free-flowing football derails the Crows

John Kingsmill left AAMI Park surprised by a high-scoring encounter in 2007. With straight kicking and attacking footy dominating the day, Fremantle found their spark.

SANFL Round 8 – Norwood returns to the winners circle: by Malcolm Rulebook Ashwood

Rulebook reviews the SANFL Round 8 match between Norwood and West Adelaide, as always, in his own inimitable style.