EXCLUSIVE | Andrew McLeod is the Adelaide Football Club’s longest-serving player – and to many fans, the Crows’ greatest. His uneasy exit from the AFL club has inevitably mystified more than just Crows fans. He spoke exclusively to Michelangelo Rucci.
A football season like none before has left a deep mark on the Australian game. Michelangelo Rucci closes his 2020 reviews for InDaily with the reflections that will linger – along with the pandemic’s cost to football.
A senior Crows executive has left the Adelaide Football Club pre-empting the changes to come with new chairman John Olsen. Michelangelo Rucci spoke to long-time club servant Nigel Smart on his call to exit the AFL club.
More football fans than ever before watched AFL games from home this season: the men and women who described the action on the field also were distant. Sports broadcasting has changed – perhaps forever – reports Michelangelo Rucci.
Former State Premier John Olsen formally will take charge of the Adelaide Football Club on Friday, reports Michelangelo Rucci.
A football season like none before ends on Saturday. Michelangelo Rucci speaks to an AFL club leader who says “survival” mode must make way for “consolidation” – and there can be no certainty on when the game can grow again.