Former AFL chief Wayne Jackson has urged Port Adelaide Football Club to end its “distracting” prison-bar guernsey stoush with ex-Collingwood president Eddie McGuire and focus on winning its next flag.
As Adelaide and Port Adelaide prepare for the first Showdown derby of the home-and-away season, the development of their top draftees makes for a fascinating study. Michelangelo Rucci reports.
Four-time Magarey Medallist Russell Ebert is today in a battle to beat cancer. His SANFL debut came on this weekend back in 1968 as another legend, Barrie Robran, started his own march towards multiple Magarey honours. Robran spoke to Michelangelo Rucci about Ebert – his rival and friend.
Footy’s back! But still not as we remember it, particularly for those who are part of the show on the terraces. Michelangelo Rucci looks at how season 2021 is still a test of the fans.
The AFL season opening next week will refocus the spotlight on the wooden-spoon Adelaide Football Club and rising cross-town rival Port Adelaide. Club leaders and legends talk frankly to Michelangelo Rucci about the high stakes for both teams this season.
The Adelaide Football Club today begins advertising for a new chief executive, but a member of a South Australian football dynasty is already being touted as a potential recruit, reports Michelangelo Rucci.
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.