Adelaide Crows

Malthouse has 'passion to coach', would talk to Crows

Mick Malthouse is open to a call from Adelaide about potentially resurrecting his AFL coaching career.

Dangerfield backs Goodes over booing

Patrick Dangerfield says he thinks it's "terrific" that Adam Goodes stands up for what he believes in.

Adelaide star Patrick Dangerfield has implored Crows supporters not to boo dual Brownlow medallist Adam Goodes during their clash against Sydney at the SCG on Saturday.

Jake Lever becomes Adelaide's latest Rising Star

Jake Lever

Emma Quayle   This time last year Jake Lever was seven months into his recovery from a knee reconstruction, so focused on his rehab that he didn't stop to think how it would affect his spot in the draft order.

Gary Ablett injures knee, may be gone for season

Gary Ablett: painful blow.

Ashley Porter   Gold Coast star Gary Ablett may have played his last game this season following a meniscus or cartilage tear in his left knee on Saturday.

Crows finish strongly as Gary Ablett injury takes shine off game

Crows v Suns

Ashley Porter   As the premiership table would suggest, Adelaide accounted for the Gold Coast at Adelaide Oval, but it was far from the norm.

Williams-Walsh bond survives in spirit

Tight: Long-time friend of Phil Walsh, Mark Williams.

Caroline Wilson   Mark Williams' tribute to his longtime friend, team-mate and fellow premiership architect Phillip Walsh proved an intriguing and erudite highlight of the memorial service at the Adelaide Oval held in honour of the late Crows coach.

No timeframe on call: Dangerfield

Patrick Dangerfield looks to pass the ball during the round-16 match against Port Adelaide.

Daniel Cherny   Patrick Dangerfield says there is no time-frame on when he will answer the question captivating the football industry, and that he is bothered less about the speculation surrounding his playing future than many others.

Sentimental Scott confident on Motlop

Heroes: Corey Enright and Steve Johnson are waiting on new contracts.

Peter Hanlon   Geelong won't make cold calls on premiership heroes, affording them due respect.

AFL future not on Dangerfield's mind

Patrick Dangerfield says making a career decision is "the last thing on my mind".

Adelaide star Patrick Dangerfield says he did not hash out his AFL future during a meeting with his manager on Tuesday night, insisting a decision on whether to re-sign with the Crows is not "of huge importance " for him right now.

Dangerfield talks, but not staying yet

Patrick Dangerfield looks to pass the ball during the round 16 match against Port Adelaide.

Jake Niall   Patrick Dangerfield has not yet made a decision, or informed Adelaide, on the question of whether he wishes to remain with the Crows or join Geelong as a free agent.

Walsh's family to receive payout

Mark Brayshaw.

Caroline Wilson   A policy decision reached during the summer by the AFL Coaches Association will see the family of Phillip Walsh receive an insurance payout of $250,000.

Crows torn on next coach

"We're in a unique situation and it may require a unique solution": Adelaide chief executive Andrew Fagan.

Caroline Wilson   ​The coaching replacement for Phillip Walsh could come in the form of two men, not one, as Adelaide conceded the tragic death of its senior mentor could force another football department restructure.

Showdown loss dims Port Adelaide hopes for finals

Taylor Walker of the Crows reacts as the siren sounds for a memorable Crows win.

Ashley Porter   The word "crisis" was not mentioned after Port Adelaide's painful three-point loss to Adelaide, but there is no doubt the Power's chances of contesting the finals series are becoming dimmer by the minute.

Adelaide win showdown in a thriller

The Showdown proved to be one of the best games of the round

Ashley Porter   If only director Steven Spielberg were here to collect the script – a heartbroken club that turned it on against the odds to win a three-point thriller. This was Adelaide's dramatic story in Showdown XXXIX today, and it will be remembered forever.

Adelaide champion Patrick Dangerfield declares its game on Showdown against Port Adelaide is game on

AFL Sherrin

Ashley Porter   While Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak has been spruiking the Showdown rivalry has gone out of the window, Adelaide champion Patrick Dangerfield has delivered the reality – it's game on again.

Crows' minds back on footy: Camporeale

Adelaide Crows stand-in coach Scott Camporeale.

Adelaide's stand-in coach Scott Camporeale said training ahead of grudge match against Port Adelaide had been "unbelievable".

Port, Crows unite for Phil Walsh

Adelaide Oval: Memorial for Phil Walsh service.

AFL clubs Port Adelaide and Adelaide have struck a medal in Phil Walsh's honour as part of a "final salute" to the dead coach.

Crows can focus on footy again: Douglas

Douglas said Crows players have narrowed their focus to Sunday's grudge match against Port Adelaide.

Adelaide midfielder Richard Douglas says there's one more way that Crows players can honour their slain coach Phil Walsh: defeat arch rivals Port Adelaide.

'Need to be inspired by Walsh'

Adelaide Oval: Memorial for Phil Walsh service.

Caroline Wilson   Meredith Walsh asked for two things on Wednesday at the memorial service for her husband Phillip. One was to remember him and his stories and, if possible, write them down and send them her way. The other was to say a prayer for her son Cy.

Football family turns out to mourn Walsh

A sign outside Adelaide Oval for the memorial for Phil Walsh

Ashley Porter   The football family mourned Phil Walsh in a moving memorial service at Adelaide Oval on Wednesday, but outside in the bitter cold few fans could be seen.