Almanac Book Release: ‘Flags, Spoons & Knives’ by Lee Harradine

Former president of West Adelaide Football Club, Lee Harradine, has written a book on the club’s recent history.

SANFL – West Adelaide FC: Great players and the mid-season draft effects

West Adelaide FC Life Member and Past President Lee Harradine reminisces upon some of the great players who have played for the Bloods and gone on to play AFL football. He also comments upon the effects of the mid-season draft for his club.

Local boy fires in Croweater country by KB Hill

KB Hill looks at the career of Luke Norman, who began behind the stumps in local cricket, but soon graduated to being an Ovens & Murray League star, a Melbourne player, before finding success in the SANFL.

SANFL: Go Bloods!

What is happening to the Bloods? Their cheer squad is a little thin on the ground as this Bernard Whimpress pic suggests.

In the firing line with the ruck rovers

The role of the ruck-rover is defined by the many wonderful exemplars Carolyn Spooner refers to from teams of the’60’s through to the current day.

SANFL Grand Final: Sensational Schmidty – Leads West To SANFL Holy Grail

It was a day of celebrations at Adelaide Oval as West Adelaide broke a 32-year premiership drought when they downed Woodville-West Torrens in the 2015 SANFL Grand Final. Peter Argent and his cameras were there to catch the action and celebrate the feats of West’s Chris Schmidt.

Blood-blisters to the Blacks, a Richmond Oval reverie

‘On the field of play you know whose side you are on’. The Bloods are in the blood. So are the Blacks. Tom Martin describes living, playing, being footy – with thanks to his parents.

The prehistory of Neil Kerley

Mike Sexton sits by the Murray River with one of South Australia’s legendary characters, Neil Kerley, who has just turned 80.