As widely predicted, Adelaide introduced Don Pyke as their 10th coach in 26 seasons on Friday and with him came the promise of striving harder to be better, a vision created by the late Phil Walsh.
Geelong and Adelaide are advanced in talks that would see Patrick Dangerfield join the Cats via a trade in which they give up first and second round picks.
Fremantle Dockers and Adelaide Crows fans of years gone by should have a memory bank full of Tony Modra. Well, now you can add another to the list.
Adelaide should take the AFL's compensation pick and allow Patrick Dangerfield to walk unhindered to Geelong, according to the star player's manager.
Adelaide assistant coach Darren Milburn has quit the AFL club, which has announced a host of changes to its football department - but not yet their next senior coach.
Geelong coach Chris Scott has confirmed the Cats are in negotiations with Adelaide about a deal that would bring superstar midfielder Patrick Dangerfield back to where he grew up, and has described those talks with Crows so far as "amicable".
Geelong coach Chris Scott says he won't confront the elephant in the room on Monday night, and will instead seek to avoid talking to Patrick Dangerfield at the Brownlow Medal count.
I'm not a movie buff but I'll never forget the line Jack Nicholson delivered in the movie, A Few Good Men.
Paddy Dangerfield seems to be as urbane as any man who has played AFL football.
The Crows' search for a new coach began in earnest in August when football boss David Noble and fellow selector Alan Stewart flew to Perth for an informal chat with Don Pyke.
Michael Talia has been "left hanging" by the Western Bulldogs with coach Luke Beveridge refusing to take his calls, the player's manager has claimed.
Adelaide's James Podsiadly announced his retirement on Friday, putting an end to one of the AFL's most unusual careers.
While Adelaide appears to have accepted why Patrick Dangerfield is leaving, they are yet to reveal their hand in the compensation process with Geelong, and chief executive Andrew Fagan has left no doubt about the club's dissatisfaction with the system.
Scott Camporeale will not apply for the senior coaching job at Adelaide, the club has confirmed.
Adelaide, from top down, is vowing to force a trade with Geelong for free agent Paddy Dangerfield
A day of badly kept footy secrets finished in kind, with premiership coach John Worsfold declaring his wish to succeed James Hird as coach of Essendon.
AFL Players Association chief Paul Marsh said the Talia brothers had categorically denied sharing any sensitive club information.
Patrick Dangerfield could tell Adelaide players within hours that he wants to leave the club for Geelong, Crows vice-captain Rory Sloane says.
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The Western Bulldogs have asked the AFL to investigate the alleged leaking of sensitive game-day information to Adelaide in the elimination final.