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Adelaide Crows

Crows demand goal review reason from AFL

Rory Sloane kicked a goal which was reviewed and then adjudged a behind.

The Adelaide Crows are demanding the AFL explain a controversial score review in their narrow loss to Richmond.

AFL's review system under fire again

Dustin Martin of the Tigers wins the ball in front of Luke Brown of the Crows.

ASHLEY PORTER The AFL's score review system again came under heavy fire on Saturday night when a goal was overturned, possibly costing Adelaide a place in the finals series.

Seventh heaven: Richmond's gutsy win keeps finals dream alive

Ben Griffiths of the Tigers competes with Josh Jenkins of the Crows at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday night.

ASHLEY PORTER Richmond's gutsy 10-point win against Adelaide in front of 50,459 hostile fans at Adelaide Oval last night must surely rate as one of its most crucial in recent times.

Tigers walk taller alongside Ivan Maric, a spiritual leader

Ivan Maric has been at the heart of a belated Richmond charge that faces its biggest do-or-die moment against the Crows.

PETER HANLON That Ivan Maric makes Richmond better is an understanding that reaches beyond football, draping a sense of how things should be done over this famous club like, well, a mullet spilling over broad shoulders.

Andrew Otten requires second knee reconstruction

Andy Otten was carried off the ground on Sunday.

ASHLEY PORTER Adelaide’s fears were confirmed today with news that rebounding defender Andy Otten ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during Sunday’s club-record win against Brisbane Lions at the Gabba.

AFL gives cold shoulder to Adelaide's heat concerns

Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson.

The AFL has poured cold water on Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson's scheduling concerns related to Sunday's hot fixture in the Sunshine State.

Hawthorn's Jarryd Roughead offered one-match tripping ban

Jarryd Roughead was reported for this incident.

JESSE HOGAN Jarryd Roughead is set to miss Hawthorn's top-four match away to Fremantle this weekend after being the only player charged by the match review panel, with Steve Johnson and Nat Fyfe both escaping censure.

Points could sideline Jarryd Roughead for minor trip

Steve Johnson in a scuffle with Fremantle's Lachie Neale.

JESSE HOGAN The curse of carry-over points is set to strike Jarryd Roughead, with the Hawthorn spearhead expected to be sidelined for a week for the most minor of tripping offences, while Geelong's Steve Johnson has again brought scrutiny upon himself.

Heat, fixture not to blame for Lions' big loss to Crows: Justin Leppitsch

Brisbane Lions coach Justin Leppitsch looks glum during Sunday's game against Adelaide.

ANDREW STAFFORD Brisbane coach refused to blame the heat or fixture for the Lions’ 105-point shellacking at the hands of the Crows

Crows coach Brenton Sanderson latest to slam AFL's scheduling

Good advice: Adelaide coach Brent Sanderson talks tactics during a break.

ANDREW STAFFORD The AFL has come under more heavy criticism for its game scheduling this year, with Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson joining the queue.

Injury-hit Adelaide smashes Brisbane

The Crows celebrate a goal.

ANDREW STAFFORD Before this game at the Gabba, Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson had some terse words to say on radio about the interchange cap, and the Brisbane heat.

AFL under fire for Gaza ad ban at Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval

Greg Baum, Larissa Nicholson The AFL has been accused of censorship for stepping in to ban a planned advertising campaign at the Adelaide Oval supporting Gaza.

Eagles breathe new life into finals hopes with win

Well done, Eagles: Luke Shuey (left) and Patrick McGinnity celebrate their win.

ASHLEY PORTER The Eagles have come from obscurity to upset Adelaide by 31 points and enter the finals race – but their coach Adam Simpson doesn’t think they’ll get there.

West Coast Eagles slam dunk Adelaide's finals hopes

Will Schofield of the Eagles dashes clear of Adelaide's Josh Jenkins in Saturday's victory.

ASHLEY PORTER The Crows feted one of their highest-profile fans, San Antonio Spurs NBA championship star Patty Mills before the game at Adelaide Oval, but in true basketball fashion they themselves were slammed dunked by the Eagles.

Tom Langdon dropped as Pies opt for Fasolo

Tom Langdon, Magpie half-back.

JESSE HOGAN The near-fairytale debut season of defender Tom Langdon has been halted by his omission for Collingwood's pivotal home clash with Port Adelaide on Sunday.

AFL releases fixture for round 23

The Magpies and Hawks will open round 23.

JESSE HOGAN Adelaide and Gold Coast are the only finals contenders scheduled to play on the final Sunday of the home-and-away season.

Travis Cloke questions umpiring consistency

''We are getting somewhere'': Travis Cloke.

JON PIERIK Travis Cloke says Collingwood's on-field leaders need to take a stronger stance but has warned the Magpies' detractors not to "wipe us off" as the club fights to make the finals.

Collingwood falls outside the top 8, as Crows make their move

Laclhlan Keeffe consoles Heritier Lumumba after the Pies' loss.

EMMA QUAYLE Collingwood has tumbled outside the top eight for the first time since round five.

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Scott Pendlebury still backs Collingwood to play finals

Scott Pendlebury speaks to the team during the game against Adelaide.

PETER HANLON His team is in now grave danger of missing the finals for the first time in his nine-season career, but Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury believes the Magpies will still feature in the play-offs despite a fifth loss in six games on Sunday night.

Pies out of the eight after loss to Adelaide

Taylor Walker celebrates a goal.

PETER HANLON Pies drop out of the eight after a fifth loss in six games, this time to the Crows by 16 points.

Paul Seedsman agrees Magpies' clash with Crows the 'most important of year'

Paul Seedsman.

JON PIERIK Emerging Collingwood defender Paul Seedsman says the Magpies will attack Sunday's crunch clash against Adelaide as if it was a final.

James Podsiadly joins ranks of late bloomers to reach 100 games

Centurion: James Podsiadly.

PETER HANLON The two oldest AFL footballers on debut to go on to play 100 games were both good stories.

Taylor Walker learns how to run again

Taylor Walker stretches out more than a year after injuring his knee.

CAROLINE WILSON Taylor Walker is not overstating it when he says his life changed on the April day last year he went down on one knee at the MCG. It was two days after his 23rd birthday - 'Tex' is an Anzac Day baby - and the Adelaide spearhead marvels still at the differences now in his 24-year-old self.

Brenton Sanderson embraces spotlight for Crows

It's a mini-final. It's whatever cliche you'd like to use, according to Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson.

Free agency will widen gap between rich and poor clubs, says Taylor Walker

Taylor Walker believes relaxed player movement rules will harm the competition.

CAROLINE WILSON Adelaide star Taylor Walker has spoken out against free agency in the belief the recently relaxed player movement rules will ultimately harm the competition and widen the gap between the rich and poor clubs.

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Magpies ring up the changes for Adelaide clash

Nathan Buckley is looking forward to the challenge of the final few weeks of the season.

Jake Niall and Peter Hanlon It was apt, and perhaps pointed, that Nathan Buckley didn't say anything headline-worthy on Wednesday. Collingwood's faltering season has reached a point at which its coach isn't interested in words, only actions.

Steven Trigg's appointment as Carlton chief executive a victory for second chances

More generously, Steven Trigg's appointment as Carlton's chief executive boss is a victory for second chances.

CAROLINE WILSON Steven Trigg's emergence as the new boss of one of Australian football's most famous clubs will be seen by less generous AFL observers as yet another victory for the boys' club.

Steven Trigg joins Carlton, 30 years after applying as a player

Adelaide chairman Rob Chapman says the club would advertise nationally and internationally for a replacement.

ASHLEY PORTER About 30 years ago, Carlton closed the door on Steven Trigg as an aspiring young wingman wanting to join the VFL, but today, the club opened it to welcome him as its new chief executive.

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Kurt Tippett saga doesn't define me: Trigg

Adelaide Crows CEO Steven Trigg after his suspension, November 2012.

Steven Trigg hopes his tenure as Adelaide's chief executive isn't defined by his suspension for breaking AFL laws in the Kurt Tippett controversy.

James Podsiadly provides lessons in persistence

All set for his 100th game: James Podsiadly.

ASHLEY PORTER James Podsiadly has gone from being like the unwanted kid in the schoolyard footy line-up to giving advice to every AFL aspirant and his Adelaide teammates – never give up.

2014 Home and Away

Round 1
Fri, 14 MarTimes shown AEDT
COL 46 vs FRE 116 Report Stats
Sat, 15 MarTimes shown AEDT
GWS 99 vs SYD 67 Report Report Stats
GCF 87 vs RIC 69 Report Stats
Sun, 16 MarTimes shown AEDT
CAR 87 vs PTA 120 Report Stats
Thu, 20 MarTimes shown AEDT
GEE 119 vs ADE 81 Report Stats
Fri, 21 MarTimes shown AEDT
NTH 60 vs ESS 99 Report Stats
Sat, 22 MarTimes shown AEDT
HAW 139 vs BRI 91 Report Stats
STK 68 vs MEL 51 Report Stats
Sun, 23 MarTimes shown AEDT
WCE 134 vs WBU 69 Report Stats
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Round 2
Thu, 27 MarTimes shown AEDT
RIC 98 vs CAR 86 Report Stats
Fri, 28 MarTimes shown AEDT
ESS 86 vs HAW 90 Report Stats
Sat, 29 MarTimes shown AEDT
STK 95 vs GWS 88 Report Stats
PTA 127 vs ADE 73 Report Stats
FRE 87 vs GCF 39 Report Stats
SYD 69 vs COL 89 Report Stats
Sun, 30 MarTimes shown AEDT
BRI 68 vs GEE 93 Report Stats
MEL 30 vs WCE 123 Report Stats
WBU 54 vs NTH 83 Report Stats
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Round 3
Fri, 04 AprTimes shown AEDT
HAW 137 vs FRE 79 Report Stats
Sat, 05 AprTimes shown AEDT
WBU 100 vs RIC 98 Report Stats
ADE 71 vs SYD 134 Report Stats
GCF 114 vs BRI 61 Report Stats
WCE 83 vs STK 58 Report Stats
COL 76 vs GEE 87 Report Stats
Sun, 06 AprTimes shown AEST
GWS 79 vs MEL 47 Report Stats
NTH 97 vs PTA 90 Report Stats
ESS 138 vs CAR 57 Report Stats
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Round 4
Fri, 11 AprTimes shown AEST
RIC 72 vs COL 110 Report Stats
Sat, 12 AprTimes shown AEST
CAR 58 vs MEL 81 Report Stats
PTA 159 vs BRI 46 Report Stats
GWS 83 vs WBU 110 Report Stats
GEE 107 vs WCE 32 Report Stats
GCF 49 vs HAW 148 Report Stats
Sun, 13 AprTimes shown AEST
SYD 48 vs NTH 91 Report Stats
STK 50 vs ADE 136 Report Stats
FRE 113 vs ESS 60 Report Stats
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Round 5
Thu, 17 AprTimes shown AEST
BRI 63 vs RIC 106 Report Stats
Sat, 19 AprTimes shown AEST
COL 93 vs NTH 58 Report Stats
SYD 92 vs FRE 75 Report Stats
WCE 56 vs PTA 70 Report Stats
ESS 65 vs STK 81 Report Stats
Sun, 20 AprTimes shown AEST
ADE 137 vs GWS 72 Report Stats
MEL 78 vs GCF 86 Report Stats
WBU 91 vs CAR 119 Report Stats
Mon, 21 AprTimes shown AEST
GEE 106 vs HAW 87 Report Stats
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Round 6
Fri, 25 AprTimes shown AEST
COL 83 vs ESS 60 Report Stats
STK 79 vs BRI 82 Report Stats
FRE 61 vs NTH 74 Report Stats
Sat, 26 AprTimes shown AEST
GCF 134 vs GWS 94 Report Stats
CAR 92 vs WCE 89 Report Stats
MEL 38 vs SYD 69 Report Stats
Sun, 27 AprTimes shown AEST
WBU 83 vs ADE 92 Report Stats
RIC 52 vs HAW 118 Report Stats
PTA 107 vs GEE 67 Report Stats
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Round 7
Fri, 02 MayTimes shown AEST
CAR 70 vs COL 104 Report Stats
Sat, 03 MayTimes shown AEST
HAW 175 vs STK 30 Report Stats
GWS 97 vs PTA 132 Report Stats
ADE 67 vs MEL 70 Report Stats
BRI 44 vs SYD 123 Report Stats
ESS 73 vs WBU 65 Report Stats
Sun, 04 MayTimes shown AEST
NTH 77 vs GCF 120 Report Stats
GEE 81 vs RIC 76 Report Stats
WCE 54 vs FRE 73 Report Stats
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Round 8
Fri, 09 MayTimes shown AEST
SYD 107 vs HAW 88 Report Stats
Sat, 10 MayTimes shown AEST
PTA 94 vs FRE 76 Report Stats
BRI 57 vs ESS 65 Report Stats
MEL 83 vs WBU 99 Report Stats
Sun, 11 MayTimes shown AEST
WCE 188 vs GWS 77 Report Stats
Mon, 12 MayTimes shown AEST
STK 69 vs CAR 101 Report Stats
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Round 9
Thu, 15 MayTimes shown AEST
ADE 76 vs COL 55 Report Stats
Fri, 16 MayTimes shown AEST
ESS 64 vs SYD 114 Report Stats
Sat, 17 MayTimes shown AEST
RIC 74 vs MEL 91 Report Stats
NTH 125 vs BRI 38 Report Stats
FRE 96 vs GEE 64 Report Stats
Sun, 18 MayTimes shown AEST
STK 87 vs GCF 125 Report Stats
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Round 10
Fri, 23 MayTimes shown AEST
GEE 111 vs NTH 91 Report Stats
Sat, 24 MayTimes shown AEST
GWS 41 vs RIC 154 Report Stats
COL 109 vs WCE 101 Report Stats
PTA 100 vs HAW 86 Report Stats
Sun, 25 MayTimes shown AEST
GCF 119 vs WBU 74 Report Stats
CAR 81 vs ADE 76 Report Stats
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Round 11
Thu, 29 MayTimes shown AEST
SYD 148 vs GEE 38 Report Stats
Fri, 30 MayTimes shown AEST
STK 54 vs COL 140 Report Stats
Sat, 31 MayTimes shown AEST
MEL 75 vs PTA 95 Report Stats
BRI 98 vs CAR 91 Report Stats
ESS 104 vs RIC 54 Report Stats
Sun, 01 JunTimes shown AEST
ADE 109 vs GCF 77 Report Stats
WBU 51 vs FRE 89 Report Stats
HAW 94 vs GWS 87 Report Stats
WCE 44 vs NTH 82 Report Stats
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Round 12
Fri, 06 JunTimes shown AEST
GEE 107 vs CAR 102 Report Stats
Sat, 07 JunTimes shown AEST
HAW 123 vs WCE 79 Report Stats
PTA 129 vs STK 59 Report Stats
WBU 87 vs BRI 95 Report Stats
GWS 66 vs ESS 81 Report Stats
Sun, 08 JunTimes shown AEST
GCF 74 vs SYD 109 Report Stats
FRE 90 vs ADE 50 Report Stats
NTH 116 vs RIC 88 Report Stats
Mon, 09 JunTimes shown AEST
MEL 28 vs COL 61 Report Stats
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Round 13
Fri, 13 JunTimes shown AEST
CAR 90 vs HAW 118 Report Stats
Sat, 14 JunTimes shown AEST
RIC 85 vs FRE 105 Report Stats
SYD 98 vs PTA 94 Report Stats
WCE 103 vs GCF 100 Report Stats
BRI 80 vs GWS 125 Report Stats
ADE 109 vs NTH 73 Report Stats
Sun, 15 JunTimes shown AEST
GEE 133 vs STK 37 Report Stats
COL 98 vs WBU 106 Report Stats
ESS 77 vs MEL 78 Report Stats
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Round 14
Fri, 20 JunTimes shown AEST
RIC 51 vs SYD 62 Report Stats
Sat, 21 JunTimes shown AEST
PTA 128 vs WBU 56 Report Stats
HAW 115 vs COL 86 Report Stats
GCF 118 vs GEE 78 Report Stats
FRE 105 vs BRI 22 Report Stats
ESS 101 vs ADE 92 Report Stats
Sun, 22 JunTimes shown AEST
GWS 100 vs CAR 92 Report Stats
STK 70 vs WCE 103 Report Stats
MEL 66 vs NTH 107 Report Stats
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Round 15
Fri, 27 JunTimes shown AEST
GEE 89 vs ESS 80 Report Stats
Sat, 28 JunTimes shown AEST
HAW 116 vs GCF 63 Report Stats
STK 73 vs RIC 117 Report Stats
FRE 88 vs WCE 81 Report Stats
SYD 106 vs GWS 60 Stats
BRI 70 vs NTH 66 Report Stats
Sun, 29 JunTimes shown AEST
WBU 91 vs MEL 85 Report Stats
ADE 99 vs PTA 76 Report Stats
COL 91 vs CAR 76 Report Stats
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Round 16
Fri, 04 JulTimes shown AEST
NTH 108 vs HAW 88 Report Stats
Sat, 05 JulTimes shown AEST
RIC 79 vs BRI 54 Report Stats
GWS 72 vs ADE 140 Report Stats
GCF 80 vs COL 75 Report Stats
MEL 34 vs FRE 97 Report Stats
PTA 60 vs ESS 62 Report Stats
Sun, 06 JulTimes shown AEST
CAR 151 vs STK 66 Report Stats
WCE 51 vs SYD 79 Report Stats
GEE 69 vs WBU 56 Report Stats
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Round 17
Fri, 11 JulTimes shown AEST
ADE 92 vs HAW 104 Report Stats
Sat, 12 JulTimes shown AEST
MEL 36 vs GEE 102 Report Stats
NTH 92 vs STK 33 Report Stats
WBU 94 vs GCF 66 Report Stats
BRI 64 vs WCE 76 Report Stats
SYD 122 vs CAR 51 Report Stats
Sun, 13 JulTimes shown AEST
RIC 126 vs PTA 106 Report Stats
ESS 103 vs COL 39 Report Stats
FRE 136 vs GWS 60 Report Stats
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Round 18
Fri, 18 JulTimes shown AEST
CAR 109 vs NTH 86 Report Stats
Sat, 19 JulTimes shown AEST
STK 118 vs FRE 60 Report Stats
GWS 87 vs GEE 94 Report Stats
Sun, 20 JulTimes shown AEST
PTA 72 vs MEL 69 Report Stats
WBU 94 vs ESS 101 Report Stats
Fri, 25 JulTimes shown AEST
WCE 42 vs RIC 59 Report Stats
Sat, 26 JulTimes shown AEST
BRI 110 vs GCF 56 Report Stats
HAW 104 vs SYD 94 Report Stats
Sun, 27 JulTimes shown AEST
COL 82 vs ADE 98 Report Stats
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Round 19
Thu, 31 JulTimes shown AEST
FRE 83 vs CAR 78 Report Stats
Fri, 01 AugTimes shown AEST
SYD 79 vs ESS 57 Report Stats
Sat, 02 AugTimes shown AEST
ADE 105 vs WCE 136 Report Stats
RIC 89 vs GWS 62 Report Stats
GCF 117 vs STK 64 Stats
NTH 79 vs GEE 111 Stats
Sun, 03 AugTimes shown AEST
MEL 51 vs BRI 74 Stats
HAW 107 vs WBU 45 Stats
COL 76 vs PTA 70 Stats
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Round 20
Fri, 08 AugTimes shown AEST
RIC 95 vs ESS 77 Stats
Sat, 09 AugTimes shown AEST
GWS 51 vs NTH 126 Stats
CAR 97 vs GCF 58 Stats
HAW 115 vs MEL 65 Stats
PTA 58 vs SYD 84 Stats
GEE 81 vs FRE 79 Stats
Sun, 10 AugTimes shown AEST
BRI 63 vs ADE 168 Stats
STK 99 vs WBU 122 Stats
WCE 126 vs COL 66 Stats
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Round 21
Fri, 15 AugTimes shown AEST
CAR 76 vs GEE 82 Stats
Sat, 16 AugTimes shown AEST
SYD 127 vs STK 56 Stats
GCF 47 vs PTA 56 Stats
ESS 77 vs WCE 74 Stats
COL 56 vs BRI 123 Stats
ADE 69 vs RIC 79 Stats
Sun, 17 AugTimes shown AEST
NTH 111 vs WBU 61 Stats
MEL 34 vs GWS 98 Stats
FRE 110 vs HAW 91 Stats
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Round 22
Fri, 22 AugTimes shown AEST
PTA vs CAR 19:50Adelaide Oval
Sat, 23 AugTimes shown AEST
NTH vs ADE 13:45BA
ESS vs GCF 14:10ES
GWS vs COL 16:40Spotless Stadium
WCE vs MEL 19:40PS
HAW vs GEE 19:40MCG
Sun, 24 AugTimes shown AEST
BRI vs FRE 13:10G
WBU vs SYD 15:20ES
RIC vs STK 16:40MCG
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Round 23
Fri, 29 AugTimes shown AEST
COL vs HAW 19:50MCG
Sat, 30 AugTimes shown AEST
CAR vs ESS 13:45MCG
FRE vs PTA 15:10PS
SYD vs RIC 16:40ANZ
NTH vs MEL 19:40ES
GEE vs BRI 19:40SS
Sun, 31 AugTimes shown AEST
GCF vs WCE 13:10MS
ADE vs STK 15:20Adelaide Oval
WBU vs GWS 16:40ES
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AFL Home and Away
Overall standings
Team P W L D % Pts
Sydney Swans 20 16 4 0 142.72 64
Geelong Cats 20 16 4 0 112.84 64
Hawthorn 20 15 5 0 138.54 60
Fremantle 20 14 6 0 128.84 56
Port Adelaide 20 13 7 0 126.50 52
North Melbourne 20 12 8 0 116.71 48
Essendon 20 11 9 0 105.84 44
Adelaide Crows 20 10 10 0 111.24 40
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