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.
Adelaide Oval closes its football calendar, later than ever before, with an AFL preliminary final tonight and SANFL grand final on Sunday. Michelangelo Rucci reports how the Oval endured the COVID pandemic to become world-famous for more than its beauty.
Port Adelaide Football Club will have a new day-to-day leader from November 1, Michelangelo Rucci reports.
For the first time, Adelaide will have the much-valued number one pick at the AFL national draft in December. Michelangelo Rucci examines the pressures facing the Crows draftee and the options for club recruiters.
SANFL this weekend takes centre stage – free of any AFL distractions – to close a home-and-away season many thought would not happen due to the pandemic. Michelangelo Rucci talks to new league boss Rob Kerin about the SANFL’s future, including the key challenge of reintegrating AFL reserves teams into the competition.
Rob Chapman has watched his last AFL game as Adelaide Football Club chairman. He told Michelangelo Rucci his much-guessed and yet-to-be-revealed successor has been chosen from a very small field.