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Olsen asked to lead Crows

EXCLUSIVE | Former State Premier and SANFL president John Olsen has been asked to become the Adelaide Football Club chairman, Michelangelo Rucci reports.

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Brad Crouch's future is key to unlocking the Crows' list management strategy. Photo: Michael Errey/InDaily
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Recruiting master's definitive view on Crows' conundrum

An AFL season to forget closes for the Adelaide Football Club this weekend, and then the Crows must work their busiest ever trade and draft agenda. Michelangelo Rucci asks a former AFL master in recruiting and list management about how the club should tackle the critical decisions ahead.

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Max Basheer and the $1 million deal that launched the Crows

This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the SANFL winning the battle to stop Port Adelaide’s first attempt to enter the AFL. The story of how a high-stakes gamble in a Melbourne hotel gave birth to the Crows can now be told in detail, with Michelangelo Rucci reporting how a leading player won’t be taking his secrets to the grave.

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Gibbs to farewell AFL against former club

Bryce Gibbs, one of the Adelaide Crows’ most scrutinised and criticised trade gambits, will finish his career against his former club Carlton on Sunday after announcing his retirement with a year left on his contract.

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Consortium buys stake in Adelaide 36ers

A consortium of international and local investors has bought a 19 per cent share of the Adelaide 36ers, potentially freeing up the basketball franchise’s chairman and owner Grant Kelley for a run at the soon-to-be-vacated Adelaide Crows chairmanship.