Adelaide Crows

Johnson's departure shows football's harsh reality

Peter Hanlon 7:17 PM   A trio of premiership heroes will play their last game for Geelong on Saturday.

Crows blast league over resting Roos

Unfazed: Adelaide Crows chief executive Andrew Fagan.

Caroline Wilson   Adelaide "not happy" at North Melbourne's decision to rest nine players for their round-23 clash with Richmond.

Fletcher not named for Dons

Bombers v Lions

Daniel Cherny   The longest career in VFL/AFL history is almost certainly over after champion Essendon defender Dustin Fletcher ruled himself out of the Bombers' season ending clash against Collingwood at the MCG.

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How the Adelaide Crows got back in the game

Winning ways: Eddie Betts and Taylor Walker during the big win over the Eagles.

Caroline Wilson   The Adelaide Crows have not moved on from Phillip Walsh. Far from it.

Results say bottom half of eight have runs on board

Better believe it: Adelaide skipper Taylor Walker could very well lead his team to a flag this season.

Rohan Connolly   This looks like the season when a team could really win the premiership from the bottom half of the eight. And that's not just observation, the numbers back it up.

Crows put the fun back into football: Jenkins

Josh Jenkins, who was picked up as a rookie draft selection from Essendon, is enjoying a career-best season,

Ashley Porter   According to Josh Jenkins, the Adelaide Crows have never enjoyed their football more.

Double Brownlow votes floated for Cats-Crows clash

Patrick Dangerfield of the Crows celebrates with fans after the Crows defeated the Magpies in round two.

Liam Mannix   Double Brownlow votes should be on offer for players in Geelong's last-round matchup against the Adelaide Crows, says Wayne Carey, as the ugly spectre of Patrick Dangerfield being denied a Charlie hangs over the competition.

Camporeale keen on coaching Crows full-time

Adelaide captain Taylor Walker and teammate Rory Sloane return to the rooms after their big win over West Coast.

Ashley Porter   More than ever, Scott Camporeale is keen to take on Adelaide's coaching job full-time.

How things stand entering round 23

Swan Isaac Heeney soars for a mark as Sydney do their best to secure a double chance

Daniel Cherny   The top eight landscape entering the final round of the year.

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Crows' first quarter sets up big win over Eagles

Josh Jenkins celebrates a goal.

Ashley Porter   The remarkable Phillip Walsh spoke of creating a masterpiece and on Sunday the team he so sadly left behind painted a brilliant one at Adelaide Oval that overwhelmed everyone – especially the West Coast Eagles.

Crows in top shape to play Eagles: Camporeale

Scott Camporeale is proud of the way the Crows have responded to the tragedy that befell the club.

Adelaide coach Scott Camporeale says this time will be different. This time, his Crows players won't be in mourning; this time, they are well-prepared to meet West Coast.

Crows quick to rise from draft trauma

Emma Quayle

Emma Quayle   A​delaide aren't supposed to be back in the hunt for a finals spot. Not yet, anyway. The Crows are meant to be piecing things back together.

Crows uncertain on Worsfold's future

Back to coaching? John Worsfold in charge of West Coast in 2013.

The Adelaide Crows don't expect John Worsfold to decide whether he wants to return to AFL coaching until the end of the season.

Worsfold warming to a return to AFL coaching

John Worsfold says his role will be to support the Adelaide players and coaches.

Ronny Lerner   Essendon and Adelaide could be headed for a dogfight over the signature of John Worsfold after the premiership mentor announced he would be open to a return to senior coaching.

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Crows untroubled by 'drop' in membership

Unfazed: Adelaide Crows chief executive Andrew Fagan.

Larissa Nicholson   Adelaide's membership tally dropped by 2.5 per cent this year – but if you want to sign up, join the queue.

Worsfold 'ideal' for Dons: Matthews

Eagles premiership coach John Worsfold.

Daniel Cherny   Leigh Matthews has nominated West Coast premiership coach John Worsfold as "the ideal candidate" to fill James Hird's breach at Essendon.

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Lions coach stays positive despite massive loss

Lions coach Justin Leppitsch  tries to rally the troops during a break in Saturday's game.

Ashley Porter   The Brisbane Lions are on track for their worst season ever, yet embattled coach Justin Leppitsch believes the club has endured darker days.

Big win for Adelaide after Brisbane raises hopes

Richard Douglas of the Crows tackles Tom Rockliff of the Lions  during the round 21 match on Saturday.

Ashley Porter   Coach Justin Leppitsch and fans back home must have surely thought the Brisbane Lions were on the cusp of another big upset as they led the Crows late into the first quarter.

Adelaide's resilience remarkable

Adelaide's Eddie Betts reacts after kicking a difficult goal against Essendon.

Rohan Connolly   Essendon's thrashing last Saturday took much of the focus away from a brilliant performance by Adelaide.

James Hird admits his job is on the line

James Hird.

Jon Pierik and Jake Niall   James Hird has vowed he wants to continue as coach of Essendon next year, but suggested the club was entitled to question whether he should continue in the role.

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